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How To Make Your Brain Become Mentally Stronger

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Dean Yeong.</i><p>I don’t think mental toughness is something you are born with, and I strongly …

The 10 Cakes You Should Bake This Summer

If there is one time it's worth heating up the oven during summer, it's for the promise of cake — especially one that highlights the season's fresh …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact …

Mental Health

10 Natural Beauty Brands Creating Better-for-You Products

Beauty tends to get a bad rap for being superficial. And while we can’t deny that beauty is about looking good, it's also about feeling good—which is …

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

Self-improvement

The 12 Habits of Happy People

Learn the keys to maintaining a bright outlook.<p>Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unattainable and elusive. However, addressing and …

Happiness

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

How To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Try these easy and effective diet and fitness hacks to help you look leaner in seven days.<p>Harness the Power of Natural Diuretics<p>The difference between feeling model-esque, not cinched, in your Balmain body-con dress may be just a few pounds—of water. "You can retain up to five pounds of extra …

The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

Kids

10 best whisky gifts for Christmas this year

<i>Want to learn more about whisky? Discover new brands, sample incredible whiskies and attend masterclasses at The Telegraph Whisky Experience,</i> <i>December 5th and 6th December, No.1 Whitehall, London, Tickets available at telegraphevents.co.uk</i><p>Hidden in dusty warehouses across Scotland are casks of …

The smoothie recipe that keeps Elle Macpherson glowing through the fall

<i>Welcome to the Wellness Council, our handpicked holistic health squad: a tightly curated group that gives the best advice this side of your own</i> …

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

Holistic Medicine

8 Signs You’re Not the Environmentalist You Think You Are

It might be time to reconsider your decision to buy only organic.<p>Being the conscientious and considerate person that you are, you’re trying to be an environmentally friendly consumer. You read on the internet that farming is part of the problem, so you shop only for local organic produce at Whole …

The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let Kids Play!

It was a Friday afternoon at Mike Lanza’s house in Menlo Park, Calif., and the boys were going crazy. There were boys playing ball in the street, while in the backyard, boys were skittering along the top of the fence while others were wrestling on the trampoline. The house itself is nothing special …

Parenting

How an early bedtime can have lasting effects on kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now and later on, experts say.<p>Scientists have long known that children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk of obesity, among other health concerns, but a …

Ohio State University

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

How to Stop Worrying By Staying Present With Mindfulness

Excessive worry seems to continue to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can …

Mindfulness

10 Pieces of Outdated Advice Parents Should Stop Giving Kids

For starters, let's quit it with the "just ignore the bullies, and they will stop" shtick.<p>As a parent, you hope that everything you say and do for …

6 Parenting Tips from Around the World That Only Sound Crazy to Americans

Diaper-free babies and nipple-offering dads are just a few.<p><i>This article was written by Bonnie Vengrow and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale’s Organic Life.<p>Are you more of a Tiger Mom or an Elephant Mom? Adopting a “third-child” style or honoring your tendency to helicopter? It seems like there are …

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

An Easy Guide to Ayurveda

<i>From Ayurvedic Nutritionist, Noel Graupner, whose approach to working with patients is education-based, in that she teaches her patients about their</i> …

How to grow strawberries

<i>Growing your own strawberries is one of the cheapest and easiest pleasures of summer. Here's how...</i><p><i>You may also like: Small Garden Ideas | City</i> …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

11 Truths to Beat Exhaustion & Plug Back In.

<i>“I feel like a slug.” “My life is one thing after another.” “I’m too tired to care.” “Is this all there is?”</i><p>Up until a few years ago this used to be …

I Wrote for 17 Minutes Yesterday!

Last weekend, I participated on two different author panels during the 2016 Newburyport Literary Festival, an event packed with over 70 different authors that drew 2,000 people to our tiny seaside town.<p>The panels were very different. In the morning, I joined Anita Diamant and Yona Zeldis McDonough …

How To Hack Your Electric Bill

You turn off the lights when you leave a room. You unplug small appliances when they aren't in use. You think you're being pretty smart about your energy consumption, yet every month your electric bill keeps creeping up. You shudder to think how high it could go in the summer months -- especially …