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Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

There's an African High-Fiber Diet That Can Turn Your Gut Bacteria Into Super Fat Busters

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. As it …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Mindfulness

Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

The Brain

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

Restaurants have no right to take employees' tips | Heidi Shierholz and David Weil

Trump’s labor department is planning to make tips employers’ property – a huge transfer of money from workers to owners<p>When most people leave a tip at a restaurant, they assume it will go to the person who served them their meal. For decades, that assumption was correct. But the Trump …

Trump Administration

A philosophy expert explains how journaling can help you solve the problems in your life

We sometimes continue in our well-worn grooves even though they haven't served us for a long time. But then, we wake up and realize that we don't feel good about our lives. We might even realize that we've been unhappy for a long time.<p>When that happens, pay attention. Stop, reflect, process. …

Social Media

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

10 Simple and Free Ways to Embrace Self-Care Every Day

Self-care, often considered a millennial obsession, is so much more than treating yourself to a mani or splurging on a Kendall Jenner-approved furry new bag; it’s about caring for yourself in ways that help you live a happy, healthy, and productive life. Luckily, this kind of thing doesn’t require …

It's Not the Food Deserts: It's the Inequality

A new study suggests that America’s great nutritional divide goes deeper than the problem of food access within cities.<p>Too many Americans are overweight and eat unhealthy food, a problem that falls disproportionately on poor and low-income people. For many urbanists, the main culprit has long been …

Income Inequality

This IRL Olympic Couple and Banana Republic Just Made Fencing Fashionable

If you’re looking for love, maybe it’s time to take up fencing.<p>The sport is what Olympians Ysaora Thibus and Race Imboden share in common and now the …

Banana Republic

This vegetarian chili recipe with sweet potato is about to be your new go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

The 5 Kinds Of Sex You Have When You First Start Dating Someone New

One of the most underrated parts of playing the field is the fact that you get to experience a ton of first-time sex. The types of sex you have when …

Here's What Happens to Your Brain When You Die

We had no idea this was possible.<p>You might picture yourself walking through a field, or surrounded by loved ones. Or perhaps making your way down a …

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

I-DEAS

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

We’ve finally identified what the Earth sounds like

This is the real Earth song<p>Thanks to a team of scientists, we now know what the Earth’s own song sounds like. Spoiler, it’s nothing like Michael …

What your mentally ill partner really wants – and needs – from you

Dating anyone involves a certain amount of nonsense.<p>It’s one of those ridiculous things that humans do and then make a big mess of and then do again. …

Here’s how to use mindfulness to make better decisions

A lot of the time you know what the smart thing to do is. But you’re still worried about how it might turn out. Or regrets about a past decision are …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Biomechanics

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat …

Diabetes

Report: Officer safety put ahead of public safety at rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, …

Rights & Freedoms

Charlottesville protests: Police failed to maintain order, review finds

A flawed law enforcement plan failed to maintain order and prevent injuries and death at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in August that erupted in violence, according to a highly critical review of the incident released Friday.<p>Hundreds of counter-protesters clashed with white …

Want to Raise Calmer, Happier Kids? Science Says This Can Help

Here are three science-backed strategies to help your children increase calmness and decrease stress. Studies show it can even improve their math scores.<p>Mindful is the new busy. Backed by science showing that mindfulness boosts everything from immunity to productivity, workplaces across the world …

‘Rick And Morty’ Creator Dan Harmon Had The Best Advice For A Fan Who Asked Him About Depression

Although Dan Harmon has had some creatively volatile moments, he is largely acknowledged to be a Good Dude. The creator of <i>Community</i>, <i>Rick And Morty</i>, and the podcast Harmontown was recently contacted by a fan on Twitter who asked him for advice on coping with depression.<p>While many would have simply …

Where You Can Legally Smoke Weed in the USA, Mapped

Earlier this week, we published an article on how a pop-up weed dinner is coming to a city where, technically, it's illegal to consume or sell weed …