Terry Petersen

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Exercises to Beat Your Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

6 Bedtime Habits That Will Help You Lose Weight

We're sorry in advance for #6.<p>Getting a better night’s sleep is one of the easiest ways to lose weight. And, impressively, it’s one of the most effective. Case in point: In one <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> study, dieters who got 8.5 hours of sleep per night lost twice as much fat as those who scraped …

Meddy Teddy Helps Kids Learn About Yoga and Meditation

Thom Jordan was on a meditation retreat when he came up with the idea for Meddy Teddy, an adorable yoga-practicing stuffed animal.<p>“I prayed for a way …

Yoga

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

I run my own company – here are my favorite tools to manage my business, money, and life

These are the things that I use every single day - or nearly every single day - in order to keep track of our financial state, of the endless things that I need to do, of the ideas I have, of the appointments I need to keep, and so on.<p><b>Why is this important? What does it have to do with finances?</b> …

Productivity

This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid

People talk about a flash of inspiration. But Xavier Helgesen's eureka moment came in the dark.<p>A few years ago, the American entrepreneur was traveling through Malawi to meet with clients for his book-selling company, Better World Books. He stopped in Monkey Bay, a town of about 30,000 people, to …

Science Says This Daily Habit Will Make You 25 Percent Happier

Little changes can make a big difference in your quality of life.<p>From diet dos to relationship don'ts, you're likely bombarded with the latest self-improvement tips every day. Magazine articles, news stories, and websites provide endless suggestions for improving your mental, spiritual and physical …

The Advanced Piriformis Stretch Is a Great Hip Opener

Weak or tight piriformis muscles can lead to a variety of problems, both in sports and in everyday life. Stretching can help alleviate or prevent the …

Five top parenting tips that could be in official lessons

<b>What are the key things that every parent should know before they take on what is arguably the most important job of their life?</b><b>After a call from a leading public health expert for parents in the UK to have lessons provided by the government, we have invited educational psychologist Zubeida</b> …

Parenting

17 Proven Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep

A good night's sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet.<p>Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on …

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

Daily Meditation: Enlightened

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a video on Buddhist prayer, produced by The Washington Post in 2015 for the …

Meditation

11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

The Boozers Guide on How to Detox From Alcohol

Every second person on this earth drinks alcohol. The reasons behind are different for different person. For some it’s a style statement or status …

You Can't Achieve Success Without This

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i></i> …

7 Ways To Reduce The Cortisol In Your Body

<i>The stress hormone, cortisol, is public health “enemy number one.” Scientists have known for years that elevated cortisol levels: interfere with</i> …

Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

Stephen King

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

This 30-Minute Follow-Along Workout Will Melt Fat All Day Long

No equipment needed—but grab a sweat towel<p>This workout is a classic metabolic conditioning circuit that requires just your body weight.<p>The exercises start easy, but they get progressively more difficult from round to round. Just stick with the variations that you can handle for your current fitness …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

The Brain

9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity

When someone says it can't be done, or that it is impossible, you should be the first one in line to test it out.<p><i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

A 3-Minute Meditation To Open Your Mind & Heart To Abundance

<i>Biet Simkin’s mindful, meditation-based approach to life has transformed hers in incredibly inspirational ways. To get more of Biet’s insights on how</i> …

Meditation

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …