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There's a biological reason why some people get chills down their spine when they listen to music and others don't

Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and goosebumps appear on their skin.<p>According to a new study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, there's a deeper reason for this than …

Research

S.L. flea market features old-fashioned texting via old typewriter

KSL TV<p>By | Posted Oct 6th, 2017 @ 10:42pm<p> 4 photos<p>11<p>SALT LAKE CITY — At the Urban Flea Market in downtown Salt Lake City, old is in — old bottles, …

Salt Lake City

The 10 Commandments of True Happiness

1. Listen to Your Body’s Wisdom<p>Our body expresses itself through signals of comfort and discomfort. When choosing a certain behavior, ask your body, …

16 Things You Should Say Goodbye To In 2016

1.<p>Say goodbye to the voices in your head that tell you that you are incapable of doing something or being someone. They lie a lot, and you should …

Don't Lose What You Have to What You Have Lost

In the immediate aftermath of our daughter Abi’s death I vividly recall scores of well-meaning people telling us what to expect. Not much of it …

Positive Thinking

10 ways travel helps you to uncover who you truly are

Who are you really?Some of us will spend a lifetime figuring this out. Others are too afraid to know, preferring to let others tell them who they are …

Family Travel

How Can I Turn My Abundance of Story Ideas Into a Bestselling Book?

How do I write a whole book, if I have lots of ideas, but when I start to write, it doesn't make any sense? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>-</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Karen Lord, Author, socioeconomic …

Writing

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

How to Change Your Brain With Mindfulness, With Daniel Goleman

Mindfulness is having a moment. A trending moment, specifically: the hashtag #mindfulnessinamerica is currently trending on Twitter, thanks to the …

29 Motivational Quotes to Get Yourself Charged

Albert Einstein was a slow learner at school. He was expelled for his poor learning ability. Today we know him as the father of modern physics.<p>J. K. …

Motivation

5 Surprising Things about Grief.

When someone we love dies, it can feel like we’re being dropped into the wilderness.<p>Nothing looks familiar, even—especially—ourselves. While we may …

Decorations

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

Happiness

17 Remarkable Quotes by Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn was a major force in the personal development world. He taught us that being successful is a choice, and even further, he taught us how to …

Motivation

Want to Feel More Upbeat? Here Are 8 Natural Antidepressants

Source: (c) ferli<p>The following excerpt from my recently-released book, Prescriptions Without Pills, suggests eight ways to brighten your mood when …

Happiness

How to Learn About Buddhism

A Guide for the Completely Befuddled Beginner<p>Although Buddhism has been practiced in the West since the early 19th century, it's still alien to most …

Meditation

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science | Inc.com

Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as those feelings we get when we're touched …

Psychology

5 Foods to Add to Your Diet for a Toned Summer Bod

The days are getting longer and the sun is coming out. It’s time to get those bikinis ready, because summer is on its way! To prep for sunny summer days, Katrina and I have been adding five foods to our meals for extra health perks. These foods deliver a beautiful complexion, slim waistline, happy …

Healthy Eating

These 8 Summer Breakfasts Will Step Up Your Weight Loss Game

Because your basic oatmeal is getting boring.<p>Getty Images<p>Got the post-winter breakfast blahs? After long, cold months of chowing down on nothing but oatmeal and hardboiled eggs, you're probably ready to switch up your morning meal for something fresher. Because when you're trying to lose weight, …

The 1-Minute Chocolate Smoothie That Burns Fat And Reduces Anxiety

Indulging in chocolate frequently is one thing, and craving it is another, very different thing. In most cases, cravings for chocolate are due to the …

Hemingway Editor

Does Parkinson's disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does

They say that "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." But this is definitely not true of the vagus nerve, which wanders from the stomach to the brain, passing through the heart, esophagus and lungs along the way.<p>A new study offers fresh support for an intriguing theory about the vagus nerve’s role …

Why is Gratitude So Important & How Can it Change Your Life?

Gratitude is THE key to life.<p>We were taught to say “thank you” from a very early age, because it’s polite. Yet in order to express true gratitude …

The one happiness-boosting money habit everyone should adopt right now

When you’re juggling student loan payments and sky-high city rent—not to mention a budget for shiny leggings, Megaformer classes, and unicorn …

The Age of Elon: Can Tesla Really Take Over the World?

Risky Business<p>Tesla seems set on taking over the world, and after their most recent market surge, they might be on track to do it — that is, if the …

Tesla

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age?<p>You don’t need to be a practicing …