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The Average 55-Plus Worker Doesn't Have Enough Retirement Savings to Live On -- Do You?

By the time you reach age 55, you likely have 15 years or less to go before you retire. That's why it's so troubling that the Federal Reserve's <i>2016 Survey of Consumer Finances</i> found that workers between the ages of 55 and 64 had an average retirement savings balance of just $135,000, which is not …

Retirement

New Overwatch PTR Update Out Now, Here's What It Does

The latest update for Blizzard's popular shooter Overwatch has begun its rollout, and the patch notes are in. As posted on the Overwatch site, this new update is out now on PC for the Public Test Realm.<p>"Many" of the changes listed below will come to PS4 and Xbox One through a future patch, Blizzard …

Where Does All The Fat Go When You Lose Weight?

Wobbly and out of breath, you jab at the button on the treadmill that makes the machine come to a stop. Finally, it’s over. You completed your …

Dystopian Fiction Is Making a Very Timely Comeback

In the weeks after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> was the most-searched, most-sold book on Amazon.com. George Orwell’s …

A New Film Brings The New York Times Obituary Section to Life

Six years ago, filmmaker Vanessa Gould wrote to a half-dozen newspapers around the world with the news that Eric Joisel, the origami artist who was the subject of her first documentary, <i>Between the Folds</i>, had died at the age of 53. He had lived in relative obscurity, and had it not been for a phone …

Mark Twain

Autoimmune Disease "Comes From the Gut and Is Cured in the Gut"—Here's How

We'll be the first to admit that the health-and-wellness world is peppered with short-lived trends. But unlike the rise of unicorn food and …

Wellness

How gut health impacts body weight — and the top foods to eat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely thought of your belly as a target area for slashing fat.<p>But it turns out that what’s underneath your gut may be the key not only to your dream body — but also, lasting health.<p>A 2014 study published in the journal <i>Pediatric Research</i>, for example, …

Simply the Best Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes We've Ever Seen

Let's get right to the good news: After sorting through piles of ideas, we uncovered the best healthy chicken breast recipes ever. Yes, they're …

Cooking

10 Of The Best Nutrients To Help Boost Your Mood

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

The 13 Best New Books To Read Now

With a new season freshly begun, it’s time to update your reading list. 2016 has been an exceptional year for literary achievement, from epic novels …

Books

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Improve Your Life in Just 3 Minutes a Day | Inc.com

You'd have to be living under a rock not to have been recommended mindfulness meditation by someone in the past few years. Big name entrepreneurs swear by it, whole conferences are dedicated to it, and prominent dissenters have even pushed back against the mindfulness craze (so you know it's really …

Meditation

10 foods to avoid if you have anxiety

Over the past few years, I've endured a series of unforeseen events. Originally diagnosed with anxiety and depression at 14, I spent the majority of my life working through a condition that I immediately attributed to my environment. It wasn't until 12 years later that things took a turn for the …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

Book Critics Pick Their Top 15 Summer Reads | Inc.com

For some entrepreneurs the generally slower summer months are a great time to learn something new or catch up on the latest business titles. For others, vacation season is all about feeding the brain with some great fiction.<p>Don't knock devouring a pageturner. Not only do figures like Mark …

Books

5 Proven Hacks to Increase Self-Control

After a long day at the office, happy hour sounds like sweet, sweet relief. But, let us know if this sounds familiar: You look at your calendar, see an 8 a.m. meeting scheduled for the next morning and think, "I'll just stop by." Then, you proceed to stay too late, and drink too much -- again. …

15 Tips on How to Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

Long gone are the days of crazy, chemical-laden “magic” metabolism-boosting supplements. (Well, they’re probably still around, but hopefully people …

This unusual test reveals how smart you are

Last summer, a couple of researchers ran a funny experiment about honesty. They went to an Israeli shopping mall and recruited people, one-by-one, …

Day 1 Of BuzzFeed's 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge

This is part of a 7-day healthy meal plan that will make you feel awesome. You should definitely start at the beginning, which is here.<p>There's no processed food allowed—instead there's lots of lean protein, healthy fats, and fresh produce. Every meal is homemade, but don't be scared! There are …

10 of the lowest calorie cocktails you can drink

The season for celebrating is upon us, which means you probably have more occasions to drink than usual. If you’re trying to watch your calorie intake, every cocktail menu is full of options that can add empty calories to your daily goal. So, here are 10 tasty cocktails that are all less than 200 …

38 Nutrition Experts on What They Eat for Breakfast

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