Athina Pereira

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Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

10 brides share the happiest moments of their wedding day

<b>Your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day of your life.</b><p>Despite all the planning, stress and disagreements over centrepieces there are still …

Why We Need to Do More Than Talk About Mental Health in Music

A letter from our UK editor on how, for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, we want to get practical.<p>It's odd how swiftly things can change. As we've already said on this very site, there's been a transformation in the ways both the press and general public try to understand mental health in …

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

5 healthy evening habits you can start right now

Ah, nighttime — the work day is over and we’re finally free. It’s tempting to hit up happy hour every night of the week or collapse in front of the …

5 Healthy Recipes That Are Going To Fuel You For The Week Ahead

Cook this Sunday, eat well for the next five days.<p><i>Every week we bring you Sunday Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good</i> …

5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>What Is Intermittent Fasting?<p>5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)<p>Shares<p>You've tried …

Admit it, ladies: you hate morning sex - and now science is on your side

Ever been rudely awoken by an expectant boyfriend, keen to get in his morning jollies before heading to the office? Ever told him to sod off, turned over and gone back to sleep?<p>Of course you have: men prefer morning sex - their testosterone levels are highest in the morning, having built up …

If Overthinking Is Your Habit, You've Judged Yourself Too Much

What if you could discover some tools and methods that could improve your relationships? What if by gaining a little knowledge you could understand …

Consciousness

18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Fewer

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac and cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

Film Review: ‘Captain Fantastic’

<b>If there weren’t already a film called “World’s Greatest Dad,” that over-commodified Father’s Day slogan would have made a fine title for Matt Ross’</b> …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Tame Impala - Let It Happen (Soulwax Remix)

Tame Impala

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

10 Zen-Based Habits To Motivate You

Applying zen to your life can bring about a radical change in your focus, dedication and positivity. Here are 10 ways to make work for you.<p>It is …

Business Administration

7 Things Pros Wish Parents Knew About Discipline

1<p>Limit the time outs.<p>Time-outs are rooted in the idea that giving attention to behavior (good or bad) reinforces it, while ignoring decreases it. …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics