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A Stanford psychologist has a simple mental exercise for tackling student stress

Stress can be debilitating, paralyzing, and generally bad for our health.<p>It can also motivate us to get organized, try new things, and push to higher levels of achievement.<p>Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist at Stanford, thinks we spend too much time worrying about stress and not enough …

Psychology

Homer for Scalawags: Emily Wilson’s “Odyssey”

BY MY COUNT, we have seen 27 translations of Homer into English since 2000, so no one can say we languished for want of a new <i>Odyssey</i>. It’s all the …

Literature

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Self-improvement

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 14 Habits of Highly Organized People You Should Follow

These tips from organization experts will set you up for a goof-proof, productive morning.<p>Waking up 10 to 15 minutes before the rest of the house can …

Time Management

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothies To Have In The Morning For A Flat Stomach

There’s no reason to run out of the house each morning without first eating a solid breakfast. Aside from feeling hangry, an empty belly can lead to …

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Juicy Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

What if I told you that all the stress of grilling could be removed with one marinade? You'd totally be making that marinade tonight, wouldn't you? …

How To Make the Easiest Pasta Salad — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Is there a more quintessential summer side dish than pasta salad? This cool salad keeps well for picnics and potlucks, you can make a big batch to …

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

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Protein Density: How To Get More Protein for Fewer Calories

It can be challenging to increase your protein intake using plant-based sources without taking in more calories than you need. This is where the …

What to EAT if you want a baby: Nutritionist reveals the foods that will improve your fertility (and being too thin IS a problem)

It is a big decision to start a family and it can be heartbreaking when it becomes a struggle to conceive.<p>A new survey by Public Health England …

Here's How To Make A Bloody Good Hummus At Home

Whatever the weather, it’s perfect for hummus. Hummus is God’s gift to man. You can add it to anything, and unlike mayonnaise, it won’t strip years …

Creamiest Rice Pudding Recipe

"OK, so it's a little time-consuming to make this on the stovetop, but for a real rice pudding fan, it's worth every minute. My husband says it …

This weird research-backed, goals-setting hack actually works

Over the past four years, I’ve discovered many incredible ways to hack my habits, set better goals, and improve my life. I have taught myself to love …

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

The health benefits of avocados (plus 11 delicious recipe ideas)

Move over avocado toast, these nutritionist-approved recipes are delicious, healthy and deserving of an Instagram post.<p>Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest …

Nutrition

The Original {& Best!} Brownie Recipe From 1893!

Usually on my birthday I like to be somewhere exciting and new. This year my birthday fell on a travel date where I would spend most of my birthday …

Drain the Bermuda Triangle - Drain The Bermuda Triangle Episode

You don't appear to have NatGeo Wild<p>It appears that yourprovider name subscription does not include NatGeo Wild.<p>NatGeo Wild full episodes are available free to provider name customers who subscribe to NatGeo Wild and NatGeo Channel. Please Contact provider name to find out if you can get NatGeo …

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Barbara Ehrenreich doesn’t meditate. She doesn’t believe in self-care, wellness, or mindfulness. They are coercive, exploitative, and futile. We are not in charge of ourselves

Barbara Ehrenreich doesn’t meditate. She doesn’t believe in self-care, wellness, or mindfulness. They are coercive, exploitative, and futile. We are …

Best horror movies on Netflix for August 2018

For horror junkies, it's always the perfect time to bully your nearest and dearest into streaming some spooky flicks. I've rounded up the strangest, squirmiest and most terrifying films you can stream on Netflix.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> This guide contains movies with sexually explicit (or strong) language …

Horror

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

<b>1. Identify and number your pages.</b><br>All of your pages should be numbered to make items easier to find. Number every page of your journal in the bottom …

What Is the Keto Diet, Exactly? Here's Everything to Know Before You Try It

People are obsessed with the ketogenic diet, but is low-carb, high-fat eating just another fad?<p>Remember the low-fat diet craze? Back in the 1990s, we were told that swapping regular cookies and chips for those labeled "low fat" would be the ticket to easy weight loss and better health. Today, it's …

Diabetes

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

7 Of The Biggest Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

Like, that it stops you living a normal life<p>Though we might have come a long way in recent years in reducing the stigma around mental health conditions, there's still a long way to go - especially when it comes to properly understanding certain conditions, like bipolar.<p>To help with this, we spoke …