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Your words may predict your future mental health

Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano …

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

Holistic Medicine

Awake At The Bedside - Zen and the Art of Dying

The editors of <i>Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of- Life Care</i> want to make one thing very clear: this book is not about dying, it's about life and what it can teach us, it's about caring and what giving care really means.<p>Equal parts instruction manual and …

Meditation

Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Neuroscience

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

Motivation

3 Ways to Make an Iced Turmeric Latte, from Easy to Advanced

How to make a healthy turmeric latté at home, from basic to baller.<p>If you're not seeing turmeric everywhere, you're either living under a rock or are <i>very</i> good at getting out stains (seriously, that stuff makes everything yellow). We're fans of the vibrant, healthful spice, and the evidence is in …

Alternative Medicine

Turmeric latte: the ‘golden milk’ with a cult following

Cafes from Sydney to San Francisco are spicing up their menus with cold-pressed turmeric juice added to almond, cashew or coconut milk. It’s a healthy alternative to coffee, it tastes great – and it’s easy to make your own<p>It is a drink fit for Midas, with an ochre colour so vivid it doesn’t need an …

Coffee

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This Genius Hack Is The Secret to Making Raw Cookie Dough Edible

Consider your spoon licked.<p>You might think that butter and sugar are responsible for all desserts that taste delicious. But oftentimes, eggs are at work, providing texture, color, and flavor in cakes, delicate cookies, and doughnuts. It's one reason why vegan bakers — who shun animal products like …

Vegan
Donald Trump

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Fight Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation is associated with so many life-altering conditions and diseases—from heart disease to obesity, diabetes, and many autoimmune diseases. …

Wellness

John Oliver provides a step-by-step takedown of Donald Trump's 'serious' Mexican wall proposal

The Republican frontrunner proposed the wall after his controversial statements about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his presidential run. And since it has stuck, "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver decided to take a close look at the proposal on Sunday's episode.<p>"The border wall is …

Donald Trump

Healthy Biscuit Recipes

These petite quick breads aren't difficult to master and always taste just right.

Surviving Doors, Alt-Rock Royalty Light Up L.A. Celebration for Ray Manzarek

Late keyboardist honored by members of Foo Fighters, Jane's Addiction, more<p>"<i>Is everybody in?"</i> John Densmore of the Doors asked the crowd gathered …

The Doors

This Addictive Home-Design App Lets You “Try On” New Decor

With a new round of funding, Modsy aims to launch its 3-D design tool out of beta this summer.<p>Shanna Tellerman wants to help you redecorate your home. She’s not a designer, furniture aficionado, or personal shopper. She’s the founder and CEO of a company called Modsy that rolls all of the …

The 7-step morning ritual that will help you stay happy all day

Research shows that being happy actually makes you more productive. So let's kill two birds with one stone and focus on smiles.<p>What's the first step? Here's a little secret: Happy mornings don't start in the morning …

Happiness

10 books on leadership to read in 2016

Over the past few months, I’ve been reading a slew of nonfiction books that will debut in 2016. From technology and psychology to business and life, …

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

Baking

Read the Hilarious Letter a Dad Wrote When His 6-Year-Old Asked for Money

"After reviewing your account, we have found you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores."<p>When one 6-year-old boy asked his dad for an allowance to buy a new toy, the father took it as an opportunity to give the little tyke his first lesson in finance. The dad printed out a …

Parenting

Need a pension top-up? Start a low-cost online business in your 60s

Retirees who can't afford to risk much, if any, of their capital, are starting web businesses to boost their income - with increasing success<p>Millions reach retirement with less in their pension than they hoped or expected.<p>They need further income, but what they cannot do is jeopardise their capital …

Retirement

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

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5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

See What Cuba Looked Like When U.S. Agriculture Officials Last Visited

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20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Self-improvement

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

Happiness

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Your Cat Really Does Care About You

A couple of months ago, I was a guest on HuffPost Live's <i>The Pet Show</i>, hosted by Nancy Redd. I was there to promote the PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, a three-day event featuring cats and dogs in need of homes. Just before my segment, while I was sitting on the set's couch with Mervin …

11 Pecan Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Pie

While pecan pies are all the rage during the holidays, their main ingredient is delicious all year round. With a crunchy texture and a buttery flavor, pecans can be tossed in with almost any dish, sweet or savory, to give it a more complex flavor. Whether you’re looking to up your appetizer game or …

Breakfast