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Do You Have The Flu Or Just A Cold? Here's How To Tell

The flu isn’t playing around. Experts say it’s been particularly severe, with more than 60,000 Americans testing positive for influenza since Oct. 1 (and that number will keep rising).<p>Why is this flu season so rough compared with some others? It all comes down to the <i>type</i> of flu that’s spreading, …

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

All Your Questions About Eye Cream, Answered

As a young beauty lover, I would often walk through the aisles of my local beauty supply store seeking potions and lotions. Usually a pumpkin mask or …

Restorative Yoga 101: 3 Tips for More Relaxing Breathing

927<p>SHARES<p>In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and …

Yoga

7 High-Protein Breakfasts Ready in 5 Minutes or Less

If there's one meal of the day that really needs to be quick, it's breakfast. While 15 or 20 minutes seems relatively quick for, say, a dinner …

Breakfast

This Table of Exercises Shows You How to Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get sealed into your brain.<p>Your brain naturally wants to do …

Reverse Aging With These 3 Fruits

As we age, our skin can take on a dull and sallow appearance due to hormonal changes and a slower cell turnover rate. What can help? Fruit extracts …

Perfectionism is an 'epidemic' and does more damage than you think

About two decades ago, a woman knocked on the door of Paul Hewitt, a clinical psychologist based in Vancouver, Canada.<p>Outwardly, Anita — the pseudonym given in Hewitt's new book — had everything meticulously together: she told her therapist of an idyllic childhood, the supportive family she came …

Psychology

The mind-altering, de-stressing beverage that wellness insiders are obsessed with right now

The sober social scene may be thriving, but that doesn’t mean the wellness world is eschewing <i>every</i> mind-altering beverage. And there’s no buzzier …

Natural Pain Relievers That Actually Work

Turns out, there's a good reason green tea should be your new favorite hot beverage – and not just because of its soothing, herbal taste. This …

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

Meditation

Researchers develop non-invasive deep brain stimulation method

Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skull<p>Since 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin …

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

The best DSLR cameras you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks 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>The Insider Pick:<p>Photography enthusiasts still love their trusty DSLR cameras. During our testing and research, the Nikon D810 stood out …

Cameras

I Tried 3 Methods for Better Sleep, and Here's What Worked

Like many people, I struggle with falling asleep and getting enough rest each night. With all the background noise in modern times, it’s no surprise …

Meditation

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Meditation

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

Self-help

Can Religious Charities Take the Place of the Welfare State?

Supporters of Trump’s budget are eager to restore the central role of faith-based organizations in serving the poor—but it’s not clear they can be an adequate substitute for government.<p>President Trump’s initial budget proposal would end aid for poor families to pay their heating bills, defund …

Religion

Cure For Depression? Fast Treatment Method Discovered In Enzyme Study

A new a method for speeding up the treatment process for depression has been found, according to a study by the University Of California San Diego …

4 ways to put some French class in your wineglass

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>Here are terrific wines from Michel Gassier in Costières de Nîmes in southern France, plus a classic style Chateauneuf-du-Pape and a good value premier cru Burgundy.<p><b>—</b><p>Dave McIntyre<p>GREAT VALUE<p>Vignobles Michel Gassier Nostre Pais 2014<p><i>Costières de Nîmes, France, …

Wine

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Mindfulness

Comparison Review: Sony a99 II vs Canon 5D Mk IV vs Nikon D810 vs Pentax K-1

Canon, Nikon, and Sony have always been at each others’ throats when it comes to full frame DSLRs; but only recently did Pentax also finally step …

Cameras

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

Containing Trump

He may well try to govern as an authoritarian. Whether he succeeds depends less on what he does than on how civil society responds.<p>Whatever his intellectual and political gifts, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, was a cunning and dangerous criminal. For him, issuing illegal …

Political Science

Meet the buzzy plant that calms the mind—and naturally boosts collagen production

What if there was a single plant that could help you concentrate at work, reduce post-workout joint pain, minimize varicose veins, <i>and</i> give you …

Skin Care

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

Mobile Photography

3 Simple Ways to Sharpen Your Mental Focus

Corporate coach Chris Majer explains how a simple breathing technique can improve your daily routine.<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing easy about being an entrepreneur. When you own a business, all of the weight is on your …

Yoga

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

Meditation

The 5 New Apps That Deserve a Spot on Your Phone

No matter how you spend your weekend, we know there is one thing that unifies us all: the weekly weekend app round-up. Yes, while others may be watching TV or running errands, we are all eagerly awaiting a list of the hottest, must-try apps from the week before. And we are here to deliver. Here, …

Apps