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21 High-Protein Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

Healthy Eating

The United States Is Close to Banning Microbeads

Here's a bright spot in an otherwise bleak news cycle: On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously voted to move forward with the Microbead Free Waters Act of 2015. If the bill is passed by the rest of Congress, the United States will begin phasing out …

Pollution

Can't Sleep? Yoga Breathing Is Your Secret Weapon

Guess what is the no. 1 symptom of stress my clients are complaining about? Maybe the title of the article gave you a hint but yes, it's lack of sleep. Falling right on the heels of this is a lack of energy and fatigue. Well, if you can't sleep, these would certainly be a consequence.<p>Now here's the …

Yoga

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

12 Reasons Why Parents Need Mindfulness Now

I was watching my daughters play when my oldest grabbed a toy out of the youngest daughter's hands. Older sis barks a command, "Don't do it like that!"<p>Two things happened at once. I realized, "Whoa, this is what I sound like sometimes," AND my temper jumped up.<p>Two years earlier, I might have …

Mindfulness

The woman who eats chocolate for breakfast every day | CNN Travel

(CNN) — We all know chocolate isn't the answer, no matter how many times our taste buds try to convince us otherwise.<p>Not so for British former lawyer Helen Pattinson.<p>On a 1990s trip to South America, Pattinson stumbled upon a place that would change her life forever: an entire town dedicated to …

South America

Study: Meditation and yoga dramatically cut our need for health care services

Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.<p>The explanation is simple. Though stress-related illnesses won’t usually kill you …

Research

6 Guys Spent a Week Eating 6,000 Calories a Day. Here’s What Happened

Researchers take a peek at what happens inside your body when you binge<p>The average guy eats about 2,500 calories a day. So what would happen if you ate more than double that amount for a week straight? Some seriously scary stuff, according to new research published in the journal <i>Science</i> …

Fitness

The best way to boil an egg, according to science

Boiling an egg seems like it should be one of the easiest culinary feats to master. But as anyone who has tried knows, it isn’t. You can end up with rubbery whites, chalky yolks or half the white taken off with the shell.<p>Here’s why: An egg isn’t one thing, it’s two. The yolk and white have two …

Eggs

How Your Sleep Position Affects Your Health And What It Says About You

<b>Home Arena,</b> whom we previously featured, has an infographic that outlines different sleep positions and their effect on your health, as well as what …

Sleep

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

Self Control

10 Relationship Lessons I've Learned in the Last 10 Years

About 2 months ago, I attended my 10 year high school reunion. Because of this reunion, I've found myself reflected on where I was 10 years ago compared to where I am now.<p>One of the areas where there has been significant change is how I approach relationships. So here are 10 relationship lessons …

Time I

What Happens In Your Brain During The Two Critical Stages Of Sleep

We shouldn’t wear lack of sleep like a badge of honor. Our brains are actually doing important work to make us more successful as we snooze.<p>The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.<p>“What that 32 years is …

Sleep

8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

Happiness

32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Frugal Living

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

University of New South Wales

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

Sleep

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Stack Overflow

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

For fat loss, low-fat diets beat low-carb diets handily, new research finds

It is a central dogma of the low-carb lifestyle: that while avoiding carbohydrates will force the human body into fat-burning mode, any diet that fails to suppress insulin will trap body fat in place and thwart a dieter's hope of shifting to a leaner, healthier body type.<p>But researchers from the …

Why You Should Eat Garlic On An Empty Stomach

Did you know that eating garlic every day on an empty stomach can work wonders for your health? Many people are unaware of all of the benefits of …

Countries that no longer exist

A map of Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka. Wikimedia<p>There's nothing quite like the bragging rights of a new, exotic stamp in your passport. However, that won't be happening with the following countries, which, as of astonishingly recently, no longer exist.<p>Whether they lost wars, were adopted by other …

Europe

Recap of 'Pretty Little Liars' Season 6 Finale: Find Out A's Identity!

Your entire life has been leading up to this moment: the moment you finally find out who A is on "Pretty Little Liars." You'll have to read the recap below to discover the truth about everyone's favorite stalker (not to be confused with Ezra Fitz), but all you <i>really</i> need to know is that our …

TV

7 Reasons Your Diet Isn't Working

Steven Macari, nutritionist and founder of the SLVRBK mat, explains why getting all of the micronutrients you need may be the key you're missing.<p>All living things need nutrition. Plants get nutrition from the soil, animals get nutrition from plants and (other animals) and most humans get nutrition …

Staving Off Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's - already afflicting well over five million Americans -- is expected to claim more than 16 million of us by 2050 if a cure isn't found. Today it is at the top of the Bad News list of potential diagnoses for almost anyone over 50. Justifiably so, since the Centers for Disease Control and …

Dementia

This Is the Worst Kind of Fat for Your Heart

As confusing as the diet message can be at times, one thing is clear. There are good fats and bad fats in the foods we eat, and some can really wreak …

Holistic Medicine