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Bacon, Potato, and Egg Casserole

<i>Bacon Potato, and Egg Casserole-this easy breakfast casserole is packed with bacon, potatoes, and cheese! It can be prepared ahead of time and is a</i> …

Gaining New Perspectives By Moving Overseas

By Jason Holland, InternationalLiving.com<p>If you feel "stuck," stressed out, or trapped in your current situation, I can't say that simply moving abroad will help you. But when you make that commitment ... when you make that leap ... something does fundamentally change inside you. You're forced, in …

Central America

Science Says You Aren't Lazy -- the Perception of Time Is Messing Everything up

A slower view of time could be contributing to higher rates of workplace stress among millennials.<p>Stress and the workplace appear to be inseparable bedfellows in the contemporary environment, with nearly 80% of workers saying they experience stress on the job and 50% admitting they need help …

The Workplace

12 Workout Myths That Just Need To Go Away

For every two fitness truths, there’s a lie, and sometimes it’s hard to determine which is which. (Especially when it’s something many of us have …

Exercise

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

How to Do Real Push-Ups That Get Results<p>You Probably Suck at Push-Ups<p>If someone says he can do 40 or fewer push-ups in a row, he typically can't …

Workouts

Discovering ketosis: how to effectively lose weight

<i>Here is a chart of my weight vs. time in the past 16 months or so:</i><p>The chart was generated from a data-set weight.2015.csv by the script date-weight.r …

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

6 Books to Change Your Life for the Better

Great books with a powerful message that will improve your business and your life.<p>Reading will set you free. Reading will challenge your intellect. Reading will inspire you, stimulate you and keep you growing. Reading can be the secret to your success, and the wise north star guiding you to …

Charisma

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

Workouts

Xiaomi’s first laptop is a Macbook Air rival that’s as cheap as $540

Chinese smartphone and smart device maker Xiaomi just announced its first laptop — and boy does it look familiar to products belonging to a company that begins with the letter ‘A’ 😉<p>The Chinese tech giant is holding a press event to unveil its new Redmi Pro smartphone today, but it also dropped a …

MacBook Air

10 meals to build muscle on a low-carb diet

BLT Summer Rolls with Avocado<p>Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>8 slices bacon<p>1/2 - 1 large tomato<p>1/2 - 1 avocado<p>4 rice paper wrappers<p>4 large butter lettuce leaves<p>8 …

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

What's Wrong With Your Deadlift?

When your deadlift strength plateaus, the problem might be technique or a certain type of weakness. Here's how to determine what's holding you back, …

Workouts

The Supreme Contemplation

One of the best ways to prepare for death is to acknowledge that we really are going to die. We’re falling in the dark and have no idea when we’ll …

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Nutrition

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Spirituality

I'm Tired of Being a Christian

I'm tired. I'm tired of being a Christian. People say it's only a term, only a word but that word feels like the lead apron at the dentist's office. It's pushing down on me from all sides, clipped tightly around my neck. It carries the weight of the hearts that have been wounded and the spirits …

Policing

5 Netflix documentaries that change how you think about the future

Today you bought a T-shirt, a snack from a convenience store, and purchased a bottle of water. It seems simple and straightforward — you gave someone money, and you received the items you asked for.<p>As these documentaries prove, there are entire worlds of complexity in the most basic activities. …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes | Men's Health

Compare that to running at a 10-minute mile pace for the same amount of time, which burns 146 calories, according to California State University research. Or CrossFit’s notorious Cindy workout, which burns 261 calories but takes 20 minutes, scientists at Kennesaw State University found.<p>For the …

How to Defeat the No.1 Killer of Your Happiness

It's ghastly to be surrounded by negative people, isn't it?<p>And even ghastlier when some of those negative people are family and friends?<p>But odds are, not everyone around you shares your positive mindset. Or appreciates it.<p><b>Sometimes your 'nearest' aren't necessarily your 'dearest'.</b><p>The cynics and …

Happiness

Pilot Earbud Translates Languages in Real-Time

Language is a road block preventing us from truly understanding one another. It's alienating not being able to fully communicate an idea. But a new …

Creativity

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

Mindfulness

The 5 Best Nighttime Supps

1 of 6<p>Gain Mass in Your Sleep<p>If putting on muscle mass is your primary goal—and, really, what other goal is there?—then you probably already know …

Nutrition

25 ways to get bigger

Every guy who walks into the gym has an aspiration to get bigger. That presents the gym-going guy with an age-old problem: <i>How do you do it?</i><p>To help …

The New Rules of Bodybuilding for Aspiring Bodybuilders | Men's Health

So ditch your old bro-wisdom for these cutting-edge bodybuilding principles.<p>6 New Bodybuilding Rules<p><b>1. Reps</b><p><b>Old rule:</b> The muscle-growth zone is 8 to 12 reps. <b><br>New rule:</b> Mix it up! A combo of low (3 to 5), medium (6 to 14), and high (15-plus) reps is the most effective.<p><b>2. Muscles</b><p><b>Old rule:</b> Hitting each …

Free Yourself: Simple Affirmations to Wake Up & Balance your Chakras.

If you’re tired of suffering, it’s well within your means to change how you feel. Five minutes a day can change your life.<p>When I asked to be shown a …

How Mindfulness Gives My Life Meaning

<i>Welcome to our first CalmCircleCollege Blog Team post. Our student bloggers are using CalmCircleCollege to help them develop a meditative practice to assist in managing stress, improving sleep and creating mental rest.</i><p>By Gigi Falk, Duke student<p>Inundated with all the stress of being a high school …

Mindfulness

7 Tiny Daily Habits That Can Lead to Huge Success

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that …

8 New Wellness Reads That Deserve A Spot On Your Shelf

Are you a wellness junkie craving some conscious reads that'll nourish your mind, body, and soul? Here are eight of my favorite new holistic books …