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20 HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE YOU SHOULD ADOPT IN 2017

The Buddha once said,<p><b>Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.</b><p>Remember everyone is fighting their own battle, and everyone is trying their best. Learn to forgive other people and set yourself free.<p><b>2. Meditate daily.</b><p>Meditation is a beautiful way to still your mind – giving you a break from circling thoughts, worries and anxieties. Start with two minutes a day and build your way up to longer sittings.<p><b>3. See the</b> …

This Could Be the Best Excuse Ever for Cheating on Your Partner

Science offers a handy way to distinguish between faithful and promiscuous types: check the length of their fingers.<p>People with a right ring finger …

Oxford University

8 Toxic Patterns in Mother-Daughter Relationships

It’s true enough that all daughters of unloving and unattuned mothers have common experiences. The lack of maternal warmth and validation warps their …

Parenting

I Didn’t Vaccinate My Child—And I Regret It

How I finally discovered that vaccinating your kids is the right thing to do.<p>When I first told my mother that my partner and I would be taking our …

Exactly How Much Sleep Is 'Enough'?

New recommendations from the National Sleep Foundation<p>Today the National Sleep Foundation released new guidelines, serving to clarify the meaning of "enough" in the tedious rejoinder, "Most people don't get enough sleep." The sleep-advocacy foundation convened a panel of experts, led by Harvard …

Sleep

The Australian woman who became a geisha | CNN Travel

Travel

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

In order to lose one pound a week, you need to burn 3,500 calories per week, or 500 per day. But exercise is just one piece of the weight-loss puzzle. If you make diet changes by cutting calories during any given meal, then you won't be bound to intense 500-calorie burning workouts every day—you'll …