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Helping Your Child with Anger

Anger is normal and healthy. Every healthy child gets angry at some point, and has the opportunity to learn how to express anger constructively …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Deal With a Stunningly Stubborn Kid

As if parenting weren't hard enough just trying to keep your kid alive, are you dealing with a serious case of the stubborns too? If you have a child …

10 Dalai Lama Quotes to Make You Happier, Stronger and More Successful

Some words of wisdom from one of today's most influential spiritual figures.<p>From happiness to personal growth and empowerment, Tenzin Gyatso, better recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama, has much to teach the rest of us. Beyond his presence in Asia, throughout his life the Dalai Lama has spread his …

Dalai Lama

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Yoga to Ease Low Back Pain

Yoga to Ease Low Back Pain<p>Jess Rose | 15 Minutes<p>BeginnerVinyasa FlowPain reliefStrengthBackMatCalm<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>Even if you don't …

When kids say 'I hate you,' parents should say this | Parenting With Pete

"I hate you!" "You're stupid!" "I'm a failure!"<p>Parents frequently hear their children express these and other strong negative emotions to or about …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

5 Sanskrit Mantras to Get You Through Any Challenge

You're reading 5 Sanskrit Mantras to Get You Through Any Challenge, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Meditation

6 Signs Your Teen Might Be Suffering From Depression

When I was 5 years old, I was a generally happy kid. I colored at our kitchen table, and danced around our coffee table. I sang nonsensical songs …

Iranian conservatives ask supreme leader for reforms

A group of 300 conservative figures in Iran wrote an open letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei asking for structural reforms for the …

Asia

Tips Before Your First Yoga Class

When you're brand new to yoga, you're likely to have a lot of questions about what you're getting into, including what to wear, what to bring to …

Opioid crisis: Top doctor urges access to overdose antidote

ATLANTA (AP) — The nation's chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation's opioid …

Trump’s new national security team likely spells disaster for the Iran nuclear deal

By Suzanne MaloneyIranians are gathering today for picnics to mark <i>sizdah bedar</i>, the culmination of the annual celebration of the Persian new year …

These Weird Toddler Bedtime Routines Will Have You Howling

Because little kids are just freaking strange sometimes<p>Kids are weird, am I right? They have weird routines and weird requests and insist on things …

10 Reasons Teens Have So Much Anxiety Today

The <i>New York Times</i> recently published an article called, "Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?" The author …

Parenting

3 Ways to Regulate Your Emotions

We do a lot with our emotions, other than just feel them. John Milton wrote of the kingly merits of “reigning” over them. Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray …

Mindfulness

The wit and wisdom of Professor Stephen Hawking

As the world pays tribute to renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking, who has <b>died age 76,</b> people are sharing his most memorable quotes.<p>Famous for his …

Dealing With Your Child’s Aggressive And Violent Behaviour

hoozone via Getty Images<p>A child’s aggressive and violent behaviour can be so unsettling and sometimes frightening it can make adults feel a need to …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Stressful Day? Pick One of These 5-Minute Habits to Feel Remarkably Better

Start small.<p><i>How can I relax after work? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by James Porter, Author of the book STOP STRESS THIS MINUTE and President of StressStop.com, on Quora:</b><p>Stress …

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This

In a world where most would rather be known as a leader than a manager, there's a lot to be learned from Ma's philosophy.<p>Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at …

9 Little Things Mindful People Do Differently, According To Therapists

There's been a lot of talk about mindfulness lately, and although you might know the importance of staying present and meditating, you might be …

Everyone from Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to Tom Hanks has adopted the meditation technique sweeping Wall Street

When Bob Roth went to Tom Hanks' home to teach him Transcendental Meditation about a year and a half ago, Hanks told him he was shocked Roth didn't have yoga pants and a man bun.<p>Roth, 67, has been teaching TM, as it's called, since 1972 and is often wearing a suit with no tie or a blazer over jeans.<p>…

Jared Kushner

This Yoga Flow Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

A good yoga session can soothe your mind just as much as your body.<p>Sure, yoga is a great way to tone your body, but it can do wonders for your mind …