Amy Johnson

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Why Grand Targhee Should Be Your Next Mountain Bike Destination

... It's the coolest mountain bike playground that you’ve never heard of.<p>Grand Targhee is the coolest mountain bike playground that you’ve never …

Mountain Biking

A Philippines Teenager Has A ‘Parasitic’ Twin Growing Out Of Her Abdomen, Complete With Fingers

The twin will soon be removed and Veronica Cominguez will be able to live a normal life.<p>A Filipina schoolgirl has lived her entire life with a …

Ivory Coast

25 Of The Absolute Scariest Psychological Horror Books

The scariest writing for me is not the bloodspattery, gore-filled prose. It is not even the kind that keeps me up at night, wondering if a killer is …

13 of the Most Controversial Books of All Time

Despite the heated controversy surrounding these lightning-rod books, they continue to live on in hearts, minds, and libraries around the …

9 Ways Adults Can Heal Their Childhood Trauma

Trauma generates emotions, and unless we process these emotions at the time the trauma occurs, they become stuck in our mind and body. Instead of …

Mindfulness

More Americans Are Dying From Suicide, Drug Use And Diarrhea

Americans are dying in different ways than they used to. As of 2014, more were dying from drug use than in years past, even as deaths from alcohol …

Death’s Best Friend

So much about death is unknowable: Cancer or car accident? What happens next? But when Elisabeth Kübler-Ross was thirty-seven years old, she decided …

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

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Not using saline in IV bags would save lives

Medical providers should stop using saline as intravenous fluid therapy for most patients, researchers say, following the release of two new studies …

What's in the IV bag? Studies show safer option than saline

New research calls into question what's in those IV bags that nearly every hospitalized patient gets. Using a different intravenous fluid instead of …

Medicine

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

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

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Staying Awake: The Surprisingly Effective Way to Treat Depression

Using sleep deprivation to lift people out of severe depression may seem counterintuitive, but for some people, it’s the only thing that works. Linda …

These Common Words and Phrases May Signal Depression

Wondering if someone is depressed? There may be a clue in the words they choose.<p>Are you wondering if your employee, co-worker, or friend may be suffering from depression? The words he or she choose may provide a big clue.<p>Obviously, if you're not a medical professional, you can't diagnose a disease …

Here Is Why Everyone Grieves Differently And It’s Never Too Late To Heal

“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss …

Grieving

The Auschwitz Avengers: inside the Holocaust revenge plot to kill six million Germans

Of all the stories that have been told of the Holocaust and its horrors, perhaps this is one you won’t have heard. At the close of the Second World War, dozens of survivors plotted a titanic act of revenge: the mass murder of six million Germans.<p>It was 1945 and Europe’s Jewish population had been …

Will Smith Believes We’re ‘Shifting Into The Next Stage Of Humanity’

The Smith family has a long history of making fascinating if not outright mind-bending claims about the state of conscious existence for enlightened humans, but Will Smith has always seemed to be the most measured of the bunch. He’ll speak his mind when he wants to and did quite a bit during the …

Doug Jones

How the '5 Second Rule' Can Help You Fight the Urge to Procrastinate

Mel Robbins' provides a unique approach to eliminating procrastination and taking immediate action in life.<p>We have all done it -- hit the snooze button a few more times than necessary on a big day. The reluctance to face new challenges, make a phone call or finish a major project has affected us …

Why do good people suffer? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Eleanor Morgan

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Why do good people suffer? Five words to take you into a dense maze of ideas philosophical, psychological and theological. Where to start? What suffering …

Mental Disorders

Suspended – Medium

An Introduction to Hormones

A hormone is a specific molecule that acts as a chemical messenger in the endocrine system. Hormones are produced by specific organs and glands and …

What’s heaven like, and who gets in? Pope Francis responds

Anyone who has met Jesus has no fear of death.<p>Today, Pope Francis closed his series of Wednesday catecheses on the theme of Christian hope, …

39 Books That Are Actually Scary

Um... maybe don't read these if you're home alone.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

34 Mindful Ways to Remind Yourself Just How Much You're Worth

Did you get the memo that you're one of the people who deserves kindness from you?<p>When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else. The rationale is simple--you can't come to anyone's aid …

Depersonalisation disorder: 'I was unable to feel love'

<b>For people living with depersonalisation disorder the world appears unreal, as if through a haze or fog - or even in 2D. One in 100 people is thought to have the condition, but experts are warning it is not included in any GP training.</b><p>"Relationships you know you value deeply lose their essential …

Mental Health