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Your Body Is Smarter, Stronger, And Dirtier Than You Think

Wim Hof, a 57-year-old who goes by the nickname “The Iceman,” holds 20 Guinness World Records for withstanding extreme temperatures. He’s run …

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

Weight Loss

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Top Apps to Improve Your Mental Health

Proper mental care can now be accessed much more easily with thanks to a variety of new apps that have been developed. Mental health has become more …

Autism And ADHD Have More In Common Than You Might Think

The two disorders co-occur in up to 80 percent of cases.<p>We don’t tend to look at autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as having much in common, but new science offers a compelling reason to consider some of the striking similarities between the two disorders.<p>Autism Spectrum Disorder, …

10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017

Exactly one year ago I went silent for ten days to challenge myself and learn meditation. Since then I’ve been practicing meditation and mindfulness, trying out different techniques and consulting with experts. Daily meditation practice transformed my life.<p>Today I want to share some insights from …

Teaching how to break from the status quo.

This is the first of many book reviews I will be doing in the weeks and months to come! I hope to do about one every week. It will certainly be a …

15 Minutes. 2 Exercises. No Equipment. One Fat-Burning Sweat Fest.

This fast and furious Tabata workout fries fat and lights your thighs and tris on fire<p><b>Trainer:</b> Hannah Eden-Gong, founder of the PumpFit Club, a personal group training facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.<p><b>Benefit:</b> The Tabata protocol—20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest—burns maximum fat in minimal …

30 Signs You're Benefiting From Meditation, Even If It Feels Like You're Not

Meditation is a practice that can feel wildly counterintuitive. One morning you're floating in a blissful paradise, and the next your mind is busier …

The iceman wim hof on why breath is life, cold is god & feeling is understanding

Head over to the the RichRoll website and check out the podcast with Wim Hof Meet Wim Hof, <i>aka The Iceman. - Why Breath Is Life, Cold Is God & Feeling</i> …

E.coli

Call her the baby whisperer: This neuroscientist knows how to get any infant to sleep through the night

Does your sprog still wake up multiple times per night? Are you ready to weep? Author Polly Moore is here to help<p>Matt Schneiderman<p>April 17, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Van Winkle’s.<p>Polly Moore is something of a baby whisperer. The Director of Sleep Research at California …

The Man Who Studied 1,000 Deaths to Learn How to Live

<b>“The small things ain’t so small.”</b> – BJ MillerAt the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? And how can knowing this help you live better lives</i> …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

A 3-Minute Body Scan Meditation to Cultivate Mindfulness

Time required20-45 minutes, three to six days per week for four weeks. Research suggests that people who practice the body scan for longer reap more …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Mindfulness

Five Ways Working More Slowly Can Boost Your Productivity

You know all about why multitasking is bad and meditation is good. Here’s the cognitive case for why slower might be better.<p>Whatever mix of foreboding, cautious optimism, denial, and indifference with which you greet the prospect of your job being handed over to robots in the future, one thing …

Gabrielle Bernstein’s Meditation to Make Anger Productive

Get on a path to peace and positivity with best-selling author, speaker, and YJ LIVE! New York keynote presenter Gabby Bernstein, April 8–11. Join …

How to 'Reclaim Your Brain' from mental disease

Many sufferers of mental disease would describe their illness, whether it be post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or anxiety, as a loss of control over their mind. Regaining that control seems impossible for those in the deep trenches of battle with their disease, but Dr. Joseph Annibali, a chief …

Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think

Rebecca Beris<p>Read full profile<p>In 2011, the Finnish Tourist Board ran a campaign that used silence as a marketing ‘product’. They sought to entice …

Self-Reflection

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

Mental Disorders

5 Apps To Help You De-Stress And Sleep Easy

If you're looking for a little assistance in getting your nightly rest, help is right at your fingertips. These five free smartphone apps will help you manage your stress and sleep easier at night.<p>Sleep and mental health are undeniably linked. Daily routines, especially the hectic, busy ones of …

Apps

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

Mindful attention is simply the awareness of thought and feeling in response to a stimulus. The following practice is adapted from mindfulness tradition and Papies' research, and can be done in just a few minutes.<p><i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we …

Self Control

The Incredible Things Your Brain Does While You're Sleeping

When your body is at rest, your brain is hard at work.<p>Until recently, sleep was something of a mystery to us. Scientists didn't know why we slept -- and they thought that when the body was at rest, the brain was, too.<p>Now, we know better. The brain performs a number of important activities while …

World Economic Forum

The big chill: Periscope is changing how people meditate

Give virtual peace a chance. You might like it.<p>Livestreaming apps like Periscope have spawned a vast and influential meditation community, with …

Meditation

DoYogaWithMe Streams Hundreds of Yoga Videos for Free

Ready to build your strength, flexibility, and balance with yoga? You’ll find yoga videos scattered across the web, but one site you might want to …

The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them. <b></b>With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Can Help You Heal

By Therese Wade, MSc, Wake Up World where this was originally featured.<p>“Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.” These …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …