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Nothing’s Wrong… So Why Do I Feel So Depressed?

<b>Here’s what you need to do.</b>Have you recently been feeling depressed but nothing is wrong?Do you feel like you have everything that you want in your …

HeadOn

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Runner Who Started Gaining Weight 2 Months Ago to Get Period Back Says She Still Isn't Menstruating

Professional runner Tina Muir decided two months ago that she would stop running and veer away from her usually clean diet in order to gain enough …

Fitness

Kourtney Kardashian Shares Her Favorite Booty-Toning Moves

Kourtney Kardashian is breaking down her favorite moves to sculpt her butt (and based on photos she shared from her recent bikini-clad birthday …

Kourtney Kardashian

What Are Four Things I Can Do To Find The Bright Side Of Bad Moments In My Life?

Do keep this in mind whenever you find yourself going through hard times in your life.<p>When it comes to sickness, devastation, disappointments, and heartaches, it is impossible for you to avoid them completely. At some point in your life, you will either have faced, is facing, or will face one or …

3 Ways to Instantly Feel Less Anxious

According to the American Psychological Association 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month and …

Mindfulness

How to stop stress and anxiety wreaking havoc with your gut health

Time to embrace 'gutfulness'<p>Do you suffer from bloating or irritated bowels when stressed or anxious? If so, you're not alone. Stress and anxiety are …

This '90-Year-Old' Woman Broke The Internet When She Revealed Her Secrets to Living a Fulfilling Life

Could 9 decades of wisdom really all boil down to these intelligent and heartfelt points?<p>If you were 90 years old, what would you tell your younger self? You'd certainly have some inspiring lessons and secrets to life, especially with 9 decades of accumulated wisdom, right? Well, 45 of these life …

Motivation

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Get Ready For Your Tight and Toned Strong-Legs Workout

Get ready to make your thighs burn with this quick and effective leg workout. After a solid warmup, we will lead you through a series of leg-toning lunge and squat variations, both with and without weights. Heck, we even throw in some plyo moves to keep your heart pumping. Grab a medium-sized …

These 'Unfiltered' Mother's Day Cards Are Hilariously Honest

The greeting card aisle is usually full of heartwarming, earnest and sweet messages to share with moms on Mother’s Day. But it’s harder to find cards that get to the blunt and hilarious reality of parenting.<p>That’s why sisters and comedy duo Erin and Sara Foster teamed up with FridaBaby (the brand …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Meditation

The Dalai Lama says there are two key factors to happiness that have nothing to do with "self-love"

Have you ever been told to look out for yourself first?<p>Or that you have to love yourself before you love others?<p>Well, this is likely all terrible …

Happiness

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

Happiness

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Self-help

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Hidden Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read ideas on Ideapod, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>It’s a …

Meditation

7 Positive Daily Habits to Live Stress Free

<b>“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens and response is something we can choose.”</b> ~ Maureen KilloranBelieve it or not, …

Happiness

3 Tough Truths About Our “Priorities” No One Wants to Admit

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”<br>― Annie Dillard</i>Fifteen years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.“I …

Agile Development

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity (and How You Can Use Mindfulness to Help You Stop)

Are you a complainer? Do you sometimes feel like anything you do can be complained about? Complaining feels good, like how smoking and eating …

Happiness

Nicole Richie Learns How Not To High Five In The Worst Possible Way

Nicole Richie was on the wrong end of the world’s worst high five during a recent interview.<p>Cat Greenleaf, the host of NBC’s “Talk Stoop,” went in to slap Richie’s hand but inadvertently smacked her in the face, sending her sunglasses tumbling to the ground.<p>“Oh my God,” said a mortified …

Once you learn 7 life lessons from a Buddhist master, you'll be much stronger

It can be difficult to find peace and happiness sometimes. We spend so much time distracting ourselves from the present moment that we forget to …

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Meditation

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful

Persistence pays off, but so does knowing when to quit. These habits are holding you back.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong …

Motivation

WhatsApp will reportedly launch peer-to-peer payments in India within 6 months

WhatsApp may be about to introduce peer-to-peer payments in India, its largest market with over 200 million users.<p>A report from The Ken, an India-based subscription media company that we recently profiled, claims that WhatsApp plans to use UPI, a cross-bank payment system backed by the government, …

The first thing 15 highly successful people do each morning

What you do immediately after you wake up sets the tone for the rest of your day.<p>Successful people swear by morning rituals they rely on to tackle challenges that await.<p>Whether you start your day with a stretch or take a few minutes to write a tentative schedule of events, positive and productive …

Kevin O'Leary

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Venture Capital

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

A simple mindfulness exercise that rewires your brain to let go of negativity

In this busy world of ours, the mind is constantly pulled from thoughts to sensory data, scattering our thoughts and emotions and leaving us feeling …