Alyson Marquez

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7 Reasons Why the Way You Feel Depends on You

I naively thought that nothing was under my control. Everything happened to me, and I just had to deal with it. Thinking this way created a lot of emotional instability within me and as a result I suffered from depression and anxiety.<p>When I started to meditate and dive into the life-changing …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

Mindfulness

What's The Best Way To Keep Mosquitoes From Biting?

Don't get bitten by mosquitoes.<p>That's the advice offered to the public in virtually every article on the rapidly spreading, mosquito-borne Zika virus.<p>There's no arguing with the advice. Zika, once considered a relatively mild flu-like illness, has now been linked to a surge in severe birth defects …

Grapefruit Fennel FizzIngredients:2 oz reposado tequila3 oz fresh grapefruit juice2 oz club soda½ oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and…

• 2 oz reposado tequila<br>• 3 oz fresh grapefruit juice<br>• 2 oz club soda<br>• ½ oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)<br>• 2 dashes lime bitters (or other citrus bitters)<br>• rosemary salt, garnish<br>• fennel fronds, garnish

How Meditation, Placebos And Virtual Reality Help Power 'Mind Over Body'

While researching the book <i>Cure,</i> science writer Jo Marchant wanted to understand how distraction could be used to nullify pain, so she participated in a virtual reality experiment.<p>During the first part of the experiment, Marchant sat, without distraction, with her foot in a box of unbearably hot …

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

Happiness

21 Wedding Tips You'll Be Glad Someone Told You Beforehand

Because a million and one things could go wrong.

Artist Handcrafts Pocket-Sized Paintings Waiting to Be Discovered within Charming Lockets

NYC-based artist Khara Ledonne paints magical, miniature worlds that double as works of wearable art. Ironically, she started out by painting huge murals when she was only 16 years old and living in Washington state. She then transitioned over to sign painting when she moved to New York City in …

Washington State

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness