Vanessa Calleja

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Are Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Linked to Vitamin D Levels?

New research investigates vitamin D levels in RA patients.<p>New research presented at last week’s 70th American Association for Clinical Chemistry …

Pain

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Pasta e Olio Recipe

"This is a quick recipe. Good, too! The main ingredients are oil and butter,the garlic and crushed red pepper flakes enhance the …

9 Unexpected Ways To Clear Negative Energy From Your Life That Actually Work

When your life gets clouded with negative energy, it can be hard to see through it. It can feel like there's an all-encompassing fog that's never …

How Meditation Reduces Stress (Plus 6 Tips for Absolute Beginners)

Yoga Medicine®<i>teacher Diane Malaspina explains the research-backed benefits of meditation and provides simple suggestions for getting started.</i>If you …

Mindfulness

This Book Will Make You Want To Meditate, No Matter What Your Excuse

The most common misconception about meditation is that it's all about the breath, or posture, or having no thoughts at all.<p><i>Excerpts from JOY ON DEMAND by Chade-Meng Tan, copyright 2017 (HarperOne/HarperCollins).</i>

The 5 Second Rule — Why It’s Important for Writers. And Procrastinators

Being both a writer and procrastinator can be a lethal combination — a productivity killer of the highest order.<p>Many of us know of <b>The 5 Second Rule</b>, …

Procrastination

13 Habits That Raise Well-Adjusted Kids

I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …

Parenting

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite mindfulness habit may help defeat a key problem of aging

Stop. Breathe. Let everything go.<p>Giving your mind a break from bustling thoughts may empower it to run more efficiently.<p>The merits of meditation haven't gone unnoticed amongst engineers and CEOs in Silicon Valley. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google co-founder Sergey …

Mindfulness

8 Successful Mental Habits to Defeat Fear, Worry, and Anxiety

How intense is work right now? These simple and useful techniques may help lessen your anxiety.<p>Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up 60 hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got handed …

Ten Essential Travel Apps for Nomadic Photographers

Besides your camera, your phone is probably the most important tool for a successful photography trip. So if your laptop was stolen, could you get by …

Making Friends With Fear

It's only right that I begin with a confession. When I first sat down to write this post, I wound up spending a good amount of time staring at the …

Mindfulness

How mindfulness can transform your hellish commute into an oasis

How we commute to work sets the tone for the rest of our day, but for too many of us, it’s a lousy experience filled with rotten smells, honking …

Procrastinator? Me too. These 5 tips really helped me get to work.

Let's get this out of the way: I'm a procrastinator. It's likely you are too.<p>There's nothing I enjoy more than writing — OK, sleeping is a close …

Procrastination

3 Ways to Use Your Time More Efficiently

Although new priorities may come up throughout the day, a to-do list gives you an opportunity to see just what you need to do.<p><i>By Samuel Thimothy, is the VP at OneIMS.com.</i><p>An entrepreneur's day never ends. From the moment you wake up in the morning until you crawl back in bed at night, your to-do …

9 Mantras to Keep You Mentally Strong

While it can be easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a …

The Productivity Paradox: How Working Less Will Make You More Productive

We all want to get a lot of meaningful work done. It’s natural. Nobody goes to work and says, <i>“Today, I don’t want to make any progress at all. I want</i> …

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

7 Secrets to Reading More Books (That Don’t Involve Becoming a Speed Reader)

How many books do you read per year? Chances are, it’s not nearly as many as you’d like. Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to up your reading …

The Face of Science Has Died: Remembering Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) – BLARB

With Stephen Hawking’s death at the age of 76 last week, the public face of science is gone.<p>Hawking was an extraordinary generator of knowledge, …

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Time Management

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

5 Surprising Ways to Get Motivated

Psychological Factors That Influence Motivation<p>There are plenty of theories and tips designed to help people get motivated, but some of the …

Stop Scrolling Through Instagram—Read These Books Instead

We get it: The lure of the mindless Instagram scroll is strong, and it can be hard to resist just one tiny peek at your emails, even on the weekend. …