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This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

The Best Way to Gain Lean Muscle Mass

Muscles not only add a toned and fit appearance to the body, but also aid in the performance of a number of important everyday tasks. It should come …

Exercise

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Happiness

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Meditation

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

7 of your most common dreams and what they actually mean

Your most memorable dreams likely involve some pretty scary or freaky situations. How many happy-go-lucky dreams do you remember that actually include totally normal events? No, it's usually the freakishly strange dreams that stay with us when we wake.<p>Lauri Loewenberg, a certified dream analyst and …

Self-help

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Workouts

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

Time Management

27 Healthy, Tasty Foods Dietitians Always Keep Stocked in Their Kitchen

Navigating the grocery store can be overwhelming. Between navigating the aisles and picking out produce, it's hard to determine what you should spend your money on and where you should save. Fortunately, these dietitians have made it easier by revealing what they always have on hand. Spoiler alert: …

Healthy Eating

Follow These 10 Yogis On YouTube If You Want To Take Your Practice To The Next Level

If you've been bitten by the yoga bug, then you probably hate the thought of going a single day without rolling out your mat, even if it's just for a …

Yoga

14 Things Every New Runner Should Know

Although running seems like a simple sport (just put on some shoes and go, right?), there's actually a pretty big learning curve. As you get started …

Marathons

Photoshop Basics: What Is Unsharp Mask and How to Use It to Sharpen Your Photos So They Pop (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick Photoshop tutorial video from Run N Gun that explains the basics of the Unsharp Mask tool and why it’s essential to helping you …

Tutorials

16 items people waste too much money on at the grocery store and should stop buying immediately

Personal Finance

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Tutorials

8 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Your basal metabolic rate affects your ability to lose or maintain weight.<p>Do you know anyone who seems to be able to eat anything he or she wants, in …

Nutrition

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Yoga

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

Wellness

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Strength Training

You should be well-acquainted with weight training principles and practices and have at least three to six months of conditioning under your belt, …

Exercise

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

Tutorials

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

Eating chia seeds every day cleared up my skin — here are 6 reasons why you should eat them too

Nearly everyone has their healthy go-to — a specific supplement, fruit or vegetable that they'll tell you changed their life. I've usually taken that advice with a grain of salt, assuming a single ingredient can't drastically change your body. But once I found my go-to, I realized I had been …

Chia Seeds

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Brain

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

Top 10 Best Recommended Travel Cameras Of 2018 And How To Choose

If you’re into photography, traveling the world with a good camera can help you bring back images that will stand the test of time — memories to …

Top 10

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour and All Purpose Flour?

For the longest time, I didn't have bread flour in my house. Even though I’m a passionate home baker, I wasn’t really into bread. I live in Chicago, …

Baking

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

Single Leg Bridge Exercise for Butt and Core

The single leg bridge exercise is a great way to isolate and strengthen the gluteus (butt) muscles and hamstrings (back of the upper leg). If you do …

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades

Warren Buffett once said that "successful investing takes time." Here are three companies to make the wait easier.<p>Taking a long-term approach to …

How to Use Lightroom Presets in Capture One | Jailbreak Your Presets

Over the last several years, Adobe has put a major emphasis on color management and paralleled edits that span across programs in their suite and …