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Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

7 Supplements to Take When Your Stress Levels Are Sky-High

When those intense "Do I have an ulcer?" moments of stress kick in, it'd be nice to have a little outside help to get back to a state of zen (or at …

Wellness

How to overcome perfectionism: 4 secrets from research

We all know someone who needs everything to be “just right.” Someone who spends way too long on even simple tasks – often driving themselves and …

Self-help

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

40 Everyday Products On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Innovative AF

If you're the kind of person who is constantly on the hunt for bigger, better, and more functional items, this list of everyday products on Amazon …

Portable

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

30 Handy Products On Amazon That Are Next-Level Clever

When it comes to staying on top of clutter, Amazon has some of the most incredible products around to help you stay organized. But that's the rub, …

Heart attack warning signs for women: I nearly missed all of them

I thought the doctors were over-reacting, which in hindsight, seems stupid.<p>If not for their caution, I mightn't still be here.<p>I was convinced the …

A leading psychiatrist’s history of depression helps shape his treatment of young people

By Anthea Rowan<p>When Mike Shooter was in medical school, he suffered the first of what he calls “thunderous depressions.” More followed. Shooter’s efforts to come to grips with these experiences has made him acutely aware of what young people with mental-health problems endure and forged his career …

Depression

What Does Magnesium Do for Your Body?

<b>Summary</b> Magnesium acts as the gatekeeper for NMDA receptors, which are involved in healthy brain development, memory and learning. It prevents nerve …

Diabetes

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

We're learning more about how social isolation damages your brain and body — here are the biggest effects

Going without human contact for too long can literally break your heart.<p>That's according to a new study of social isolation published in the Journal of the American Heart Association in May, which tracked more than 1,600 people living with heart failure.<p>We've known for a while that being alone is a …

Psychology

What is depression and why is it rising?

It’s an illness that fills our news pages on an almost daily basis. Juliette Jowit asks what causes depression, who is susceptible and what the best treatment is

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Christianity and depression: It's complicated

<b>(CNN) —</b> I've always been a happy person. I'm the one others seek out for moral support, or a kind, loving word. It gives me joy to lift others with my words.<p>As a Christian, I've always taken pride in spreading that joy and being a strong witness for Jesus -- even when it's not easy or popular.<p>Once …

Bridal Showers

Are You Married to a Jerk?

It happens to a lot of people. We fall in love. The romantic phase can blind you to your partner's imperfections. Unfortunately, later you may …

The Fastest Way To Fix Your Dry, Split Ends

The plague of split ends is pretty much universal. You don't even need to have ever dyed or heat-styled your hair to discover the telltale "forking" …

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Behavioral Sciences

15 Behaviors That Can Make Someone Toxic To Be Around

Everyone has a few negative qualities. And you know what? That's fine. We can't all be 100 percent reasonable, and kind, and thoughtful 100 percent …

The science behind the perfect nap to boost productivity and creativity

During the early 1900s, surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, developed a napping hack for generating his new creative ideas and staying productive with …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Outgoing Introvert? 3 Research-backed Tricks to Be Your Best Self

Scientists call these folks ambiverts and find they have unique strengths and vulnerabilities.<p>The media is full of discussion of introverts and extroverts, their differing needs, myths about these groups, and advice to help them thrive. But the ironic truth is that most people are neither. Research …