Brittany Leigh

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Google's Algorithm for Happiness at Work and in Life

We all want to be happy. Some even say that achieving happiness is the goal of life. While we don't consider happiness the purview of technology …

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …

30 Gorgeous Spring Gardens

There's no sight more beautiful than flowers in bloom and lush greenery.<p>From sprawling paths to simple patios, find the best look for your backyard with these gorgeous garden designs.

Landscaping

BA's Ultimate Lobster Rolls

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Warm, toasty, buttered rolls are key. If you can't find New England–style buns, trim 1/4-inch from both sides of standard hot dog buns to remove the crust and expose more surface area.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>3 1 1/4-pound live lobsters<p>1 celery stalk, …

3 Steps to Become a Runner

Running is one of the most efficient, accessible workouts—and hitting the road could be your key to scoring a healthy heart and lean body. Here's how to get started<p>If you're thinking you want to start running, just know you'll be in good company—and a lot of it. It's arguably the most popular form …

Marathons

Obama the Idealist vs. Obama the Terrorist Killer

In a historic speech, the president suggests it's time to limit executive ability to use lethal force against alleged extremists.<p>"Our laws constrain the power of the President, even during wartime, and I have taken an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States," President Obama said in a …

5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Mood

Coping with feelings of depression can be especially challenging, since when you're depressed, it's often much harder to motivate yourself to do the things you need to do to start feeling better.<p>Feeling down from time to time is a normal phenomenon that most of us experience. But when feelings of …

Philanthropy

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Stress Tips: 9 Reasons To Slow Down

Truman Capote once described himself as a “completely horizontal author” who wrote his best works lying down, often with a cigarette or sherry in hand. Most of us don’t have the luxury of working on our backs. Life doesn’t slow down, but we can choose to stop rushing through it. Here are some smart …

Yoga: How We Cultivate Hope, Strength, and Community for Those Touched by Cancer

"Taking responsibility for one's health and future is the most important part of one's own healing process. I practice this myself, and encourage students to do the same. It's not something the medical profession can give to us; it is something we have to create and maintain for ourselves."<p><i>This</i> …

Yoga

Should You Change Your Toothbrush After Being Sick? Strep Study Holds Answer

You may not have to toss your toothbrush after a sore throat after all, according to new research.<p>A study presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies showed that strep-causing bacteria did not grow on toothbrushes after kids with strep used them.<p>"This study supports that it …

Running Inspiration: Find Someone Who Won't Let You Quit (Otherwise, I Would Have Done So This Weekend)

About six weeks ago, I was feeling pretty jazzed by how much I was enjoying running again—so much so, I convinced my dad and brother to run a race with me. Then about a month later, I got strep throat. And I kinda—well, just stopped running after that.<p>Pinterest<p>As the 5K approached and I started …

Becoming an Ultrarunner

I wish that I could say that becoming an ultrarunner came with some poetic philosophical realization, and I'm sure there's a lesson to be found somewhere. But, I'm not going to dig for it. I'm just going to take a deep breath, and keep on putting one foot in front of the other.<p>It's roughly 12:30 on …

Seasonal Allergies Stealing Your Sleep? How To Find Relief

As if seasonal allergies weren't bad enough, the itchy eyes, sneezing and stuffed-up noses are stealing something very valuable from a number of sufferers: sleep!<p>A recent survey from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America found that 59 percent of people with nasal allergies say they have …

Mental Health Researchers Reject Psychiatry’s New Diagnostic ‘Bible’

Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder of mental health research has …

Getting to the Right Relationship Between Doctors and Drug Companies

There is a way to cultivate, not demonize, collaboration between physicians and pharma.<p>dvortygirl/Flickr<p>The pharmaceutical industry is held in remarkably low esteem right now. It's seen as a bunch of nefarious pushers who pay off vulnerable doctors to prescribe their latest expensive, mediocre …

Laughter Benefits: Why Humor Is The Best Way To Cope

<i>By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com</i><p>Overcoming any obstacle is easier with a laugh or two. Or a hundred.<p><b>Laughter is physically good for you.</b> Seriously, it’s like a super vitamin. It relieves muscle tension, improves your memory, bolsters your immune system and helps prevent heart disease, among other …

Nurses 'drowning in sea of paperwork'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/971000/971853_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397400_e9cd3b8bce15a76997c9592f33ba6e9a<p><b>Nurses are "drowning in a sea of paperwork" with more than one-sixth of the working week taken up doing non-essential paperwork, a survey suggests.</b><p>The …

HuffPost Stress-Less Challenge, Day 7: How To Eat For Stress Reduction

<i>Welcome to Day 7 of HuffPost Healthy Living's 14-Day Stress-Less Challenge! In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, our goal is to use these two weeks to focus on becoming less stressed and more calm. Today's expert is Drew Ramsey, M.D., an assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at</i> …

Grow Food At Home: Garden Planning No Matter Where You Live

People celebrate Earth Day in many ways: Some clean up their local park, others work on educational efforts or even donate to their favorite environmental charity.<p>But here's a novel way to help the health of the planet while also giving your own health a boost. "With Earth Day upon us I think we …

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7 Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

Learn what health symptoms your body has that are warning signs you should take note of<p>A few days after Melissa Daly broke her ankle, the calf above it became tender. Within a week, her foot was dark purple. She saw her doctor, who dismissed it as normal bruising and offered a prescription for …

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How Social Media Can Help (Or Hurt) You In Your Job Search

Social media is a key player in the job search process today.<p>Sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ allow employers to get a glimpse of who you are outside the confines of a résumé, cover letter, or interview—while they offer job seekers the opportunity to learn about companies they’re …

This Is Why Your Employees Hate You

So much of “career advice” is dedicated to telling employees how to do a better job.<p>But what about bosses?<p>Here are the top three reasons why you’re the reason your employees aren’t doing their jobs.<p><b>TIP #1: You have no idea what you’re doing</b><p>Sure, you held this position before, but at another company …

Life on Mars to become a reality in 2023, Dutch firm claims

A few months before he died, Carl Sagan recorded a message of hope to would-be Mars explorers, telling them: "Whatever the reason you're on Mars is, …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

5 Facts To Consider Before Buying Or Selling Gold

When any market crashes, it’s a shock. For a real nose dive it normally takes something unexpected and dramatic to kick it of. If people had any idea of the reason or that it was coming then the fall would start early and be more shallow.<p>Gold fell off a cliff on Monday and many were left scratching …

Hypnotism's medical value: from the archive, 22 April 1955

The seal of respectability is conferred on the ancient art of hypnotism in a report on the medical use of hypnotism, issued by the British Medical …

Is A Little Stress A Good Thing For The Brain?

If you’re basically a low-stress type, but your life is punctuated by short-lived stressors (a.k.a. acute stress), new research suggests that your brain may be the better for it. It seems that acute stress may actually be healthy, since it helps boost the production of new neurons. In particular, …