Ashley Caruso

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Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

Yoga

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

Your Anxiety Loves Sugar. Eat These 3 Things Instead.

It’s no secret that sugar can wreak havoc on your body if you’re indulging in a little too much of the sweet stuff. Still, 75 percent of Americans …

Food

Millions of Women Have PCOS—Here's How to Spot It and What to Do Next

As with many medical conditions, most people only become aware of a disorder or illness if they get diagnosed with it themselves.<p>Even though …

Women's Health

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

Top 10 books to understand happiness

The science of happiness is complex, but alongside psychologists and neurologists, larks from the likes of Spike Milligan and Terry Pratchett have useful things to impart<p>Everyone knows it. Everyone wants it. But what is happiness, really? What’s going on in our brains when we experience the …

Books

17 'Small,' But Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety

We’re not talking about a miracle cure.<p><i>17 ‘Small,’ but Significant, Lifestyle Changes That Help People With Anxiety was published on The Mighty by Sarah Schuster.</i><p>While it’s easy — and understandable — to roll your eyes when someone offers a “miracle cure” for your anxiety (<i>Yes! I have tried yoga!</i> …

Time I

If You Sit All Day, You Need This Yoga Flow in Your Life

We know movement should be a part of everyday life, but for the 108 million full-time workers in America who sit at a desk all day, that's far from …

Yoga

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

5 scary movies that everyone should see this spring — even if you're not a horror buff

Autumn is usually the scariest of seasons but this spring has got some gruesome treats in store for goths and gore hounds alike. From a film that scored big at Sundance to campy teen treats, here are five big films that are making huge strides in horror and that you should be checking out this …

Horror

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Nutrition

6 Cult Skincare Products That Are Totally Worth It

Of all the beauty products we're willing to splurge on, skin care is at the top of the list. When our skin looks beautiful, our makeup goes on smoother, our confidence peaks, and we (literally) put our best face forward.<p>While skincare products can get pretty costly, there are a few that are totally …

Skin Care

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

33 Sephora employees reveal the one product you should buy

With its many gleaming rows of beauty products, Sephora is a makeup lover's heaven. But it can also be a nightmare — with so many options, it's hard to know what's really worth spending money on.<p>To narrow down the beauty chain's must-have products, INSIDER asked store employees, as well as Sephora …

Makeup

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

The 8 Best (and 4 Worst) Twist Endings in Scifi and Fantasy Movies

Scifi and fantasy films are famously fond of twist endings. Certainly, authors like Richard Matheson and TV shows like <i>The Twilight Zone</i> are a big …

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

16 Epic Books That Will Cure Your "Game Of Thrones" Withdrawal Symptoms

Need a fix of intrigue, adult fantasy, sex, and dragons? Here you go.<p><i>We hope you like the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Books

7 Brain and Body Supplements For Limitless Performance | Inc.com

Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there are a number of tangible supplements you can take that have an immediate effect on the human body.<p>For the past six months, …

Wellness

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

5 Shows That Prove You Love Urban Fantasy — and What to Read After Watching

If you usually offer up a hard pass when a friend recommends a fantasy book (swords, sorcery, what!?) but could totally binge any show on The CW, I've got news for you . . . you're already an fantasy fan and you didn't even know it! There's a subgenre of fantasy books that will hit your "not too …

13 Unexpected Life Lessons You Can Learn Just From Practicing Yoga

When I started practicing yoga during my sophomore year of college, it was purely a way to pass the time during a particularly rough time in my life, …

6 Steps to Go from Procrastinating to Productive

As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we have tasks on our list that we'd rather not do. So, we keep moving the goal …

These Abs Exercises Are the Secret to Preventing Lower-Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain? Keeping your core strong.<p>Lower-back pain has a myriad of potential causes. Body imbalances, carrying heavy bags, and …

This Cilantro Lime Chicken & Veggie Rice Meal Prep Will Keep You On Track All Week

#LunchGoals<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 lime, juiced<p>⅓ cup cilantro, minced<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 red bell pepper, diced<p>½ red onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bag riced …

Cauliflower

AI lawyer can help you with a thousand different legal issues

Over two years ago, Joshua Browder, now a junior at Stanford University, created a chatbot that could contest parking tickets in New York City and London. By June of 2016, DoNotPay had successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets -- a 64 percent success rate -- and earlier this year, Browder …

The Future

10 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Turn 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are supposed to be a blast, but when researchers ask those approaching 30 how they're faring, an incredible 86 percent report being in the grips of some form of quarter-life crisis. Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with …

Books

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language