Cassie Kana

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Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

Weight Loss

Is Shyness Holding You Back?

You don’t need to feel trapped by your inner critic’s nagging voice. Nor do you need to suppress it, or escape it. Sometimes all you need to do is …

Mindfulness

Recalibrate Your Reality

Wish you were better/smarter/stronger/faster? Sure, hard work helps, but the truth is, your self perception may be getting in the way. We all form …

Northwestern University

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

Negotiate Better by Listening Instead of Talking

When you think of negotiations, you probably think of persuasive talkers. While that skill can be useful, Reddit CEO Yishan Wong believes that you're …

What I Love About You Is...

In a healthy, loving, long-term relationship we have to continuously and consciously choose to fall in love with our partner. It's an ongoing choice. They certainly didn't teach us that back in high school or in the movies. It's always been suggested that when we fall in love, we just stay in love. …

Mantras: Let's Get This Under Control!

Many people find my blog every day searching for "mantras." What intrigues me is the kinds of mantras people are looking for, and what they believe the mantras will do: "mantras to control children," "mantras for stress," "parenting mantras," "mantras to control anger," or the very creepy "mantra …

Why True Self-Love Is Your Most Important Mission And How It Will Change Your Life Forever

Why is self-love so important? And anyway, is it really that important? Well, let’s see… but first, we should take a closer look and try to …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

5 Signs You're Not Following Your Heart (And How to Fix Them) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

At one point in life, everyone dreamed. We all had grand ideas of what we wanted to do with our lives. But as we grow, life slowly starts to drain …

Generation 'Y' Can't We Sleep?

I freaking love sleep.<p>Unfortunately, the hamster running the word-wheel inside my head starts his nightly marathon around 11 p.m. and this HGH-induced all star is ready to run until 3 a.m.<p>This can be a pain in the ass so I started analyzing my daily routine. Am I truly struggling with insomnia, can …

7 Ways to Overcome Loss

We experience loss on many levels -- broken relationships, severed business ties, and failed friendships are just a few examples of people's withdrawing presence. We forget that just as things come so, too, must they go. But rarely are we ready to lose someone suddenly. This, the most painful type …

3 Critical Things To Say When You Talk to Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you an optimist? Pessimist? Idealist? Realist? Perhaps you’re a combination of the above or somewhere in between. After all, the world isn’t …

Outsourcing

Must-see stargazing events in March

This month, Jupiter shines as spring constellations make their debut.<p>March brings a wealth of amazing night sky events, so stargazers should be able …

Free Up Bathroom Counter Space with Mounted Mason Jars

Counter space is a precious commodity in most bathrooms. These mounted mason jars let you get bathroom items out of the way while still being …

Share in Friday's Open Thread

Welcome one and all the Friday open thread, where you can chat about projects, talk about cool new things, discuss how to do things, and share …

Makerspaces

Watch This Man Age Over The Course Of Nearly 25 Years

We wish we had the ability to focus on a single project for as long as this guy has.<p>Artist Karl Baden, who teaches photography at Boston College, has taken a photo of himself every single day since Feb. 23, 1987.<p>The video above shows him aging over the course of nearly 25 years. (The clip features …

Well-Camouflaged Soldiers Make Themselves Hard to Find

While Simon Menner’s series <i>Camouflage Extended</i> might appear as friendly photos of the German Alps, there’s actually a hidden sniper every picture. Menner worked closely with the German Army to produce these incredible images that highlight the art of camouflage. Wearing special clothing designed …

Magnetism

Make Pore Strips More Effective with 2 Household Ingredients

If I could rewrite pore-strip commercials, the ending would go a little something like this:<p><i>Actress removes strip and makes a grossed-out face at all</i> …

3 Steps to End Any Argument

Much of the stress we encounter in life stems from conflicts that aren't resolved well -- or aren't resolved at all. Perhaps it's the argument with your wife that ended in a yelling match (or the silent treatment). Or maybe there's a recurring conflict between you and your boyfriend that never …

If the World were Represented by 100 people this is What it Would Look Like

Earth’s population recently surpassed 7 billion people and that number is still growing. To comprehend the composition of our species 100people.org …

I Won't Eat, You Can't Make Me! (And They Couldn't)

It was found in Baja California, in the water, scuttling about. It's an isopod — a many legged, many jointed, bottom-crawler, related to prawns and crabs and it happily eats dead things. Scavengers aren't that particular about what's for dinner. When they find it, they eat it.<p>This particular isopod …

‘Black widow’ pulsars consume their mates

Black widow spiders and their Australian cousins, known as redbacks, are notorious for killing and devouring their partners. Astronomers have noted …

Particle Physics

​Four Skills That Will Turn You Into a Spreadsheet Ninja

Spreadsheets are one of the most mystifying pieces of software you'll encounter in your adult life. As scary as they can be, though, you can do an …

Analytics

Photographer Captures Some of Your Pet Peeves in Photo Series 'Annoying'

Are you one of those who have the nasty habit of returning empty containers in the refrigerator or cupboard? Chances are, there will be food items …

Will It Beard: Fun Photo Series of Random Household Items Stuck in a Man’s Beard

Here’s something that’ll help you start off the week with a grin (or a grimace, if you harbor an aversion to beards). <i>Will it Beard</i> is a fun photo …