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The Simple but Effective Way to Stop Worrying So Much (It Sounds Ridiculous, But It Actually Works)

Science shows you can contain your worries to 30 minutes each day.<p>"I just can't shut off my brain. I worry so much I can't pay attention to what I'm doing." I hear comments like this in my therapy office on a daily basis. Whether you're constantly worried about money or you just can't stop …

Self-help

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

Want a Meaningful Conversation? Cut the Small Talk

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to be happier, try having meaningful conversations.<p>A new study finds that quality conversation …

Happiness

Being in a Bad Mood Provides a Mental Boost, But Only for Some Personalities

"Some of our thinking skills might actually benefit from a bad mood."<p>Really leaning into a bad mood may actually make you better at accomplishing …

Psychology

This Is The Psychological Reason Why Some People Are So Hard On Themselves

In her book <i>Edge States,</i> Joan Halifax explains that human beings are transformed when pushed to the boundaries of their understanding, comfort and capability. She attributes this in part to Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration, which is the idea that crises and stress are not just …

Psychology

Why Do Toxic People Get Promoted? For the Same Reason Humble People Do: Political Skill

Sometimes the wrong people get promoted. They might be deceitful and unscrupulously manipulative (what psychologists call “Machiavellian”); or impulsive and thrill-seeking without any sense of guilt (psychopathic); or egotistically preoccupied with themselves, having a sense of grandiosity, …

Leadership

8 Gross Things Your Body Does That Mean You Got A Good Night’s Sleep

Bodies in general are kinda gross. As a seasoned hypochondriac, I try not to think about all the processes my body goes through on the regular, …

Sleep

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

stateofmind

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

How to Get Rid of a Lower-Abdominal Pooch for Good

No magic pill or diet will erase belly fat; to eliminate your lower-abdominal pouch, you must make lifestyle changes. You must change your diet and …

Fitness

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

Oprah Winfrey

The scientific reason your brain never runs out of problems to find

Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them? It turns out that a quirk in the way human brains process information means that when something becomes rare, we sometimes see it in more places than ever.<p>Think of a “neighborhood watch” made …

Psychology

I'm a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I've found only consists of 3 simple steps

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you're constantly playing catch-up with no time to achieve personal or professional fulfillment, it's possible to turn it all around by changing one thing about …

Productivity

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

Research

Does the 16:8 Method of Intermittent Fasting Work for Weight Loss?

The research around the 16:8 fasting diet is promising—but not conclusive.<p>Intermittent fasting has been in the spotlight for several years now as a way of losing weight and feeling healthier overall, and there are many different methods for practicing the trend. One newer approach is …

Holistic Medicine

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Healthy Eating

10 Amazing Places to Travel With Your Mom

Girls' trip! 👯<p>Girls’ trips are great: They’re a time to relax, catch up, and not have to think about the guys in your lives. But what about spending quality time with the OG gal pal in your life: mom? I tapped Millennial travel agent and expert Ann Coleman of Pique Travel Here for her top 10 trips …

How To Keep Up Your Healthy Routine While Traveling

If you hit the road with a plan, you’ll be more likely to keep yourself healthy and feeling good.<p>When you’re at home, in your groove, it’s easy to stay on track: You snag a spot in your go-to indoor-cycling class, grab a smoothie, and whip up fresh home-cooked meals in your kitchen.<p>“There’s nothing …

The 13 Best Beaches In America

Time to start planning your summer vacation.<p>From the volcanic black sands of Hawaii to the powder soft beaches of Florida, you're going to add all of …

16 Apps Every Woman Should Download Before Her Next Trip

Travel resolution for 2018: no more searching for "best restaurants" at 2 a.m.<p>Hello, and welcome to 2018: the year you promised yourself you would travel more. Whether you're a seasoned nomad or haven't used your vacation days in five years (please don't do that), apps are still very much alive and …

This Resort is Jamaica's Best Kept Secret

See a new side of the island at Strawberry Hill.<p>All-inclusive resorts and frozen daiquiris on the beach are typically what come to mind when considering a trip to Jamaica. But hoisted high above the island's many beaches is the real hidden gem of Caribbean hot spot: Strawberry Hill.<p>Nestled in …

Bob Marley

4 Wellness Retreats Worth Stockpiling Your Vacation Days

The Retreatment by Taryn Toomey<p><b>Martha's Vineyard: July 8-14</b><p>Fashion alum–turned–wellness guru Taryn Toomey’s signature invention, The Class—a hybrid of cardio, yoga, and cathartic screaming—has such an avid following that she’s added extra retreat weeks to accommodate the demand. This summer’s …

Yoga

9 Things You Should Always Wear While Traveling

From shoes that can handle a security check to a cross-body bag.<p>As you hit the road this holiday season, don't leave home without these in-flight essentials.

Clothing

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls In The World

You'll want to go chasing thesewaterfalls. Trust.<p>If you're looking for a spectacular getaway, consider adding these waterfalls to your bucket list. Not only will they take your breath away, you'll get to visit some pretty far-flung, exotic locations in the process.<p>And, to take some of the guesswork …

National Parks

This East Coast Getaway Is the Perfect Alternative to The Hamptons

Nestled along the Chesapeake Bay, the town of St. Michaels is nothing short of enchanting.<p>While it's customary for many New York City dwellers to trek to the scenic town of East Hampton or the shores of Montauk for summer weekends, the dream of a refreshing alternative to The Hamptons madness …

Swimwear

This Is The Best Time Of Year To Visit Disney World

Hint: It's definitely not during the holidays.<p>Taking some time off for a vacation can really help you mentally reset and lift your spirits, and where better to go than the official Happiest Place On Earth? There's one catch, though — Disney World visits can get a little pricey, and certain times of …

Disney World

The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

California

14 Luxurious Glamping Destinations for Your Next Girlfriend Getaway

Eat your heart out Henry David Thoreau.<p><b>Big Sur, California</b><p>When Ventana shut down last year for renovations after the only bridge into Big Sur was …

Mount Rushmore