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Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

17 Signs Your Relationship Will Last a Lifetime

See how many apply to your relationship -- especially if you haven't tied the knot yet.<p>Every relationship reaches the point where that person you were convinced you couldn't live without becomes the person you live <i>with.</i> That's when you really find out if you married the right person.<p>By no means are …

Self-improvement

Yoga for BJJ

This 20 minute video is an example of what a typical Yoga for BJJ looks like. This is a hip sequence, that should be appropriate for all to do on the …

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20 Proven Happiness Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

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What You Should Know About Muscle Building And Weight Training Diet

Crank up some music. Research has shown that listening to music you love while you are lifting can help you do more reps than not listening to any …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Maps

Cuddling Helps Curb Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds

Cuddling, snuggling, and hugging: you wouldn’t think these actions could be linked to depression and anxiety, but recent studies have found that the …

Loneliness

5 Exercises A Personal Trainer Wishes You Would Skip

<i>This article was originally published on February 10, 2016.</i><p>No matter what kind of exercise you choose, we applaud you for getting out there and doing …

26 Feelings You Should Experience At Some Point In Your Life

Embrace ALL the emotions.<p>With a birthday coming up, I've been thinking about feelings. I have a lot of them.<p>If there's anything I've learned in my short time on this earth, it's the importance of being in touch with yourself on an emotional level. Each interaction and experience you have sparks a …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Fitness Myths

Fitness

Tone Up, Stretch Out and Release Stress With This 38-Minute, Full-Body Yogalates Video

This is an awesome workout!<p>It's intense and effective... definitely worth your time!<p>Roll out your mat and press play when you're feeling sluggish, stressed or tense. You'll feel like a different person when you're done!<p>You may be wondering: What is yogalates and why is it so effective?<p>Great …

The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

The Little-Known Secret Weapon for Ending a Toxic Relationship

"I feel so used!" I cried to his retreating back. The man I'd been dating five years and living with for two years was walking out our front door carrying our coffee table.<p>He'd already taken most of our artwork, every stick of furniture that was his before we moved in, but I had to put my foot down …

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

Suspension Training

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

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Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

Meditation

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Most couples come to see me to learn better communication skills, or at least that's what they say in the first session. But what gets described as communication problems are usually, in fact, listening problems. Truth is, we're not very good listeners; we don't know (and are not taught) how to …

28 Things I Now Know About Life, Work and Relationships at 28

At 15, I wanted to be 16. And when 17 hit, I couldn't wait to be an 18-year-old licensed driver. While I blew out the candles on my 20th birthday cake, in the back of my mind, I knew that in 12 more months, I'd finally be 21, legal and free: Then the real party would begin.<p>Always looking to the …

10 Signs You Might Be In A Codependent Relationship

Codependency. Many people are not familiar with the term codependency and are often not aware that they might struggle with it. Often a term used in …

Self-help

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

What Is It Like to Date When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

For those dealing with BPD, the trust and patience required by relationships can be a complicated issue.<p>Most people first encounter borderline personality disorder (BPD) on screen: It's the condition behind Glenn Close's character in <i>Fatal Attraction</i>. It's what Winona Ryder's character was diagnosed …

Mental Health

22 New Ways to Crush Your Core

Chisel your abs with these genius exercises<p>If you spend enough time learning about fitness, you’ll come to a clear conclusion: There’s always more to learn. There’s always a better workout. There’s always another exercise variation.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

The 2-Minute Routine That Will Make the Rest of Your Workout Seem Easy

This 3-exercise complex is shockingly tough<p>Get ready to go beast mode: This 3-exercise complex trains you like an animal to peel away fat fast.<p>Here’s how it works: Set a clock for two minutes. Do two bear crawls, two bear rows, and one donkey kick. Repeat (if you can) until the clock hits zero. …

Exercise