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5 Fast and Cheap Lunch Recipes | Men's Health

Getty Images<p>It’s no secret that brown-bagging your lunch is cheaper, healthier, and all around better than buying an overpriced, oversized sandwich at the corner deli. But even so, most of us don’t have much time to prep our own meals.<p>Your solution: The easy, no-frills recipes that follow. They’ll …

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.<p>Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his …

The new era of positive psychology

Martin Seligman talks about psychology -- as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond …

Psychology

Untranslatable Words, shows a lot about different cultures

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

In Defense of Distraction

I. The Poverty of Attention<p>I’m going to pause here, right at the beginning of my riveting article about attention, and ask you to please get all of …

10 Wonderful Ways To Practice Self-Love

I know the whole self-love thing is being talked about all over the place right now, but most people still have no clue what that even means! It …

Single? Here Are 4 Ways To Have An Amazing Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a holiday that floods us with messages about what our lives and relationships should look like. It's no joke; all those pink …

4 Qualities That Make A Real Man

My goal in writing this post isn’t to sell you my definition of man. It’s to challenge your beliefs. Years ago, while working at a non-profit and …

3 Simple, Small Acts of Kindness That Can Make Someone's Day

<b>“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ~Oscar Wilde</b><p>It’s the small, everyday things that can make or break a day …

Forming Healthy Habits: 3 Tiny Choices That Create Huge Change

<b>“It is better to make many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” ~Proverb</b><p>Seven years ago I …

You've Been Taking Breaks All Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

Next time you're plowing through a days-long pile of work, barely looking up from your computer, consider this: Breaks are scientifically-proven to boost focus and productivity.<p>A 2008 University of Illinois study found that the brain's attentional resources drop after a long period of focusing on a …

Scientists May Have Decoded Your Social Circle

Mindfulness Meditation Improves Depression, Pain And Anxiety, Review Shows

Mindfulness meditation programs can effectively improve anxiety, pain and depression in some people, according to a new review of studies from Johns Hopkins University researchers.<p>The review, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, included 47 different randomized trials that involved 3,515 people. …

The Neuroscience Of How Sleep Deprivation Can Kill You

If you don’t get enough sleep, research suggests that you’ll be worse at dealing with information, more likely to cheat people, and unable to clean up your brain.<p>What’s the thread running between Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, Fukushima, Deepwater Horizon, and New York’s recent Metro North train …

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Tired of Being Stressed? Here's A Surprising Approach To Feeling Better

Some of us feel stressed because of the holidays – and some of us feel even more stressed being back at work. And everybody knows that stress is terrible for your health, right?<p>Wrong.<p>In this fascinating TED talk, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shares some truly ground-breaking research. It …

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

You wouldn’t eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen?<p>When Ernest Hemingway would stand at his desk, he had a funny habit as he wrote: when he was working on the tough bits he’d write in his boyish, punctuation-disregarding longhand. Once the juice …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Sanity This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. You typically love it or hate it. Perhaps you are newly in love and ready to profess your affections for another in a day of …

Relationships

Romance Red Flags

I’m currently at work on my next book, <i>Introverts in Love</i>, about introverts and relationships. I’ve been reading about relationships, talking to …

Relationships

Turning Individual Athletes Into Team Players

The debut of the team figure skating event Thursday at the Olympics didn’t go so well for the Americans. After less than stellar performances by both …

Benefits of Breathing: The Scientific Benefits of Breathing INFOGRAPHIC

We’ve all heard the phrase “Take a deep breath.”<p>Maybe we’ve even noticed how our breath changes depending on how we feel: short and shallow when …

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10 Reasons To Tell Yourself, "I Love You"

Read about the benefits of positive self-talk and why self-love will improve your level of happiness. Tell yourself, "I love you" today.

Can Facebook make you sad?

Studies suggest that browsing Facebook can make you unhappy, says Justin Mullins. Why might that be? This article originally published in February 2014 explains.<p>Not so long ago a new form of communication swept the world, transforming life in ways unimagined just a few years before. One commentator …

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Are you sitting down? Probably. The results of anonymous, aggregated, global Fitbit user data reveals that the U.S. needs to seriously step up its …