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How 30 minutes of facial exercise a day can make women look three years younger

Forget expensive anti-ageing creams which claim to reverse the signs of ageing.<p>A new study shows that simply undertaking facial exercises for 30-minutes-a-day can knock years off the appearance in as little as five months.<p>Facial workouts, also known as ‘face yoga’, is a beauty trend which has …

The 8 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the U.S.

The legendary R&B group TLC once said “don’t go chasing waterfalls,” but we beg to differ (no disrespect, TLC). Waterfalls come in all shapes and …

Hiking

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life

You're reading 9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

Learning These 26 Useful Things Now Will Change The Rest Of Your Life

If you pay attention to your everyday life careful enough, you’ll know that you can learn from everything and everyone you come across. Our life is …

Self-help

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

50 Ways to Change Your Life Today

[caption id="attachment_39192" align="alignnone" width="300"] Redefine Yourself: The Simple Guide to Happiness[/caption]In our imperfect lives, we're …

Self-help

Ladies wrote books that we couldn't put down in 2014

This was a game-changing year for women in literature. Half of the books on the 2014 National Book Awards Fiction Longlist are written by women, and …

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Travel in Your 20s

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>If you want to grow and make the most of your twenties, do it somewhere overseas. You have your entire life ahead of you to work -- and with the way the economy looks now, you'll be working until you die. Why plow through your best years, hoping to spend your last years doing all …

Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business

A new study reveals that hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doesn’t just improve culture—it improves the bottom line.<p>What …

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

<i>Published with permission from Natural Living Ideas</i><p>You might be realizing that most of the products out there that aren’t made organically or …

How To Transform Your Resume From Vintage To Viral

You may not describe yourself as “vintage,” but your resume and social media profiles may be giving off a vintage vibe. Do you love soft vintage …

In France, a steampunk park of Jules Verne’s dreams

With its combined art installation and amusement park, Nantes has brought the bizarre world of science fiction writer Jules Verne to life, complete with 12m-tall mechanical elephant.<p>When you think of the French region of Brittany, many images may spring to mind: windswept beaches, medieval towns, …

France

Artist's Animal Work Isn't Warm and Fuzzy—It Aims to Stop Wildlife Slaughter

Asher Jay makes emotional connections for a cause.<p><i>Editor's note: Asher Jay is one of National Geographic's 2014 emerging explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet.</i><p><b>Asher Jay is trying</b> …

7 Journal Writing Prompts for Beginners

<i>Image source: Unsplash</i><p>Have you ever tried to keep a journal, but you haven't known what to write about? Did it end up being a boring list of things that you did in the past 24 hours? Did writing feel like a chore, rather than a rewarding, beneficial, or inspiring practice?<p>If you answered "yes" to …

Rewilding the Land Can Repair Damage We've Caused and Reconnect Us to the Natural World.

We need to become enchanted with nature again, author says.<p>We live in an age of mass extinctions and increasing degradation of our planet. Rewilding—the return of land to a wild state and the reintroduction of animals and plants that once lived there—is one way we can restore the balance in nature. …

Bubble trouble

One green girl's story of ditching shampoo altogether; she (and her gorgeous new hair) never looked back.<p>Every day I faced off against lackluster …

How I Got Healthy: Part One: Panic Attacks and a Work in Progress

My name is Julie Sacks. I'm a well-being entrepreneur. This is the first in a two-part series about my journey from emotional exhaustion to the best version of me -- mind, body and soul.<p><b>How I Got Healthy: Part One: Panic Attacks and A Work in Progress</b><p>The first time I had a panic attack at age 23, …

How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

Breaking the habit of being yourself requires – dare I say it? – discipline. Daily discipline. And once you embark on it, it’s the most wonderful …

101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is your chance to live the life you wish you had.<p>You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living …

15 Research-Backed Ways To Make People Like You

Sometimes, though, we want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to those around us.<p>We scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.

Four Movies That Will Make You a Better Man

Four Movies That Will Make You a Better Man<p><b>Kings of Summer.</b> Three 14-year-old friends run away for a summer to live in the woods. It’s about …

20 Game-Changing Beauty Products That Almost Work Magic

Power up your beauty routine with these essential products.<p>Body lotion that repairs sun damage. Liner that brightens tired eyes. Try these 20 game changes and watch magic happen.<p>Spritz purposefully<p><b>Power Up With:</b> Citrus-Floral Fragrance<p>Sprayable happiness? Uh-huh. Research shows that floral and …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …