Erin Crosby

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A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

The Downsides To Mindfulness Practices At Work

Too much mindfulness and meditation at work can do more harm than good. Here, a critic outlines some problems with the popular practices.<p>David Brendel is concerned that mindfulness is gaining a cultlike status in the business world.<p>As a physician, psychiatrist, and executive coach, Brendel doesn’t …

The American Warlord Guilty of Torture

Chucky Taylor, the bloodthirsty son of a former Liberian dictator, is the only American rotting in U.S. prison for torturing people abroad.<p>Before …

Peace Corps Rape Survivors Now Have Limited Abortion Rights

An incremental change to Peace Corps policy might mean opening a door to more progressive international health policies.<p>On Saturday, Congress passed a $1 trillion spending bill that includes a small but important victory for women's health: Abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers who are …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

Android Phones

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The New Habit Challenge: Give Your Day A Theme To Stay Focused

In 2011, Jack Dorsey ran both Twitter and Square, putting in about 16 hours of work a day. With all the tasks and details Dorsey had to manage, not to mention the countless distractions and interruptions that come with being the boss of two companies, you can imagine how difficult it would be to …

3 Myths About Spirituality That May Be Hurting You

The first person I ever knew who had her own guru in India was a woman named Shakti. She wore brilliant-colored, filmy clothes, exotic bracelets and …

How Sleeping Too Little Is Ruining Your Cognitive and Emotional Performance | Inc.com

<i>Firas Kittaneh is the CEO and co-founder of One Mall Group, a group of specialty e-commerce brands including Amerisleep, an eco-friendly luxury mattress company. His award-winning team is focused on bringing housewares online to a larger consumer base using cutting-edge technology. Learn more about</i> …

The Difference Between Your Ego and Your Soul

One of my biggest "aha!" moments was realizing the difference between my ego and my soul.<p>It took me a long time and a lot of soul-digging to get it. Here is my understanding:<p><b>Your ego is:</b><p>The image you have of yourself.<p>Your social mask, the face you put on for the world.<p>Your titles and roles …

The Real Meaning of Spirituality