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Spiralized Vegetable Noodle Bowls With Peanut Sauce & An OXO Spiralizer Giveaway

To make the sauce, whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl until smooth; alternatively you can blitz them in a food processor. Set aside.<p>Cook …

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals | Inc.com

No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad mental habits will help you work smarter, not …

Self-help

Seven deadly habits to drop in 2017

It’s that time of the season when we tend to take stock of the year that’s passed and determine what we want to change in the year ahead. But why go year-to-year? If you’d prefer to have not just a better year — but better decades — I suggest taking a good look in the mirror and making a New Year’s …

Year In Review: Our 10 Favorite Healing Meals

While we love a good meal, we're all about taking it to the next level and making dishes that taste great AND provide a big boost of nutrition. …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

The True Story of the Notorious Trick-or-Treat Murderer

How every parent's worst nightmare unfolded in a small Texas town in 1974.<p>On a rainy Halloween night in 1974, the children of Deer Park, Texas were out knocking on doors. Ronald Clark O'Bryan, an optician, was out too, watching over his kids—eight-year-old Timothy and five-year-old Elizabeth—as …

Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat?

<b>Question:</b><p>Articles often mention that eating any kind of fish (not just fatty fish) twice weekly reduces various health risks. Is this because it replaces red meat, or is there some other reason?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>Many fish, especially oily, darker-fleshed fish like salmon and herring, are rich in …

Nutrition

31-Day Healthy Meal Plan

Our 31-day calendar of meals and tips shows you how to cook more and love it with fun, family-friendly meals that come together quickly and …

Cooking

Feeling anxious? Scans suggest just 20 minutes of meditation could improve your life

Mindfulness has become a movement.<p>Meditation apps promising to destress your life in ten minutes or less have made the idea of balancing your mind in …

Mindfulness

The One Small Thing I Did That Helped Me Drop 22 Pounds Without Any Stress

<b>I know you.</b><p>Yes, <i>you.</i><p>You want to be able to eat healthily for more than three days in a row without feeling like you're going off the rails when your donut cravings kick in on day four.<p>You want to lose 50 pounds but can't seem to get going because you don't feel like you 'deserve' to look and feel …

A Harvard psychologist says asking yourself one question can help you keep from losing your head at the office

That is to say, emotions allow us to communicate with other people— without saying a word. Pretty obvious stuff.<p>What's perhaps less obvious is that emotions also let us communicate with <i>ourselves</i>.<p>That might sound weird. Aren't we necessarily privy to everything we're thinking and feeling, all the …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

How to give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far …

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

Mindfulness

Can't Sleep? New Study Says Try Therapy, Not Pills

People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors’ group advised Monday.<p>Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don’t like doing it and even if doctors often don’t know how to do it, the American College of …

Sleep

Babies pay attention when parents do, too - Futurity

Giving your baby your full focus during play may help a child develop a better attention span. In other words, put your phone away when it's playtime.

Physiology