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6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

8 things exceptional thinkers do every day

Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking.<p>Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession had exceptional thinking that played a major role in getting them to where they are.<p><b>Related: How Eating Ghee, a Clarified Butter, Will Boost Your Brain Power</b><p>I have never …

20 Signs You're Dehydrated -- And What To Do About It

When's the last time you drank a glass of water?<p>Dehydration is no picnic. It can cause bad moods, headaches and, in severe cases, forces your heart to work overtime.<p>There are straightforward reasons a person may become dehydrated; not drinking enough water or neglecting to properly fuel during a …

The Best Time to Weigh Yourself

Making a vow to lose weight this year and keep it off? Stepping on an accurate bathroom scale can help you track your progress and meet your goals. …

10 Tips to Help Stay Mindful at Work

As more and more people are learning, being mindful of the present moment is key to staying connected to your inner self and maintaining a positive outlook. But staying in the present moment is often easier said than done. Especially when you leave the comfort and control of your home and enter one …

A 10-Minute Meditation to Help You Solve Conflicts at Work

There are few things at work as stressful as feeling that you can’t communicate with someone who has an impact on how well you do your job and on the quality of your experience at work. How many times have you thought carefully about something you want to communicate to your boss, a colleague, or …

Natural Ways To Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

13 Meals That Are Naturally Gluten-Free

Why force down a cardboard-like piece of pizza when you could have a tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad?

Healthy Eating

7 Things That Make You Think You're Hungry (Even When You Don't Need to Eat)

Read this before you raid the fridge.

10 Benefits of Grapefruit You May Not Know

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Time Management

The Other Side of Weight Loss No One Talks About

Even though Erika Schnure lost almost 100 pounds, she still wasn't satisfied with her body. Read why she fell into depression after her weight-loss journey.<p>Chicago native Erika Schnure, 29, knew she was overweight—and she didn't want to become like her diabetic mother. "I saw how much she was …

Fitness

The Weight Loss Magic of Green Tea

In the quest to lose weight by people who may be on the fat side, it is necessary to combine a few effective lifestyle practices to achieve the …

10 New Ways to Start the Year Off Light

<i>This time I’m really going to get in shape.</i> Do those words sound familiar? Yeah, we thought so. It’s easy to make big promises as we start the new …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

21 Habits of Happy People You Can Adopt in 2015

It's the perfect time of year to reflect on and learn from everything that happened in your life in 2014 and to set new inspiring intentions and goals for the year ahead.<p>Here are 21 habits of happy people you can adopt in 2015.<p><b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said, "<i>Holding on to anger is like</i> …

23 Hacks To Learn Anything Faster And Better

<i>By Nick English</i><p>Learning hacks -- they're a thing, and while the college kids are heading back to school, it's a good time for all of us to rethink the ways we learn. Student, professional, or parent, we're all learning every day -- whether it's how to play guitar, use new software, raise a child or …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The Best and Worst Foods for Bloating

Let’s talk about something uncomfortable: gas and bloating. Most of us pass gas anywhere from 12 to 25 times a day, according to Brigham and Women’s …

6 Relaxation Tips To Help You Sleep

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Jennifer Nelson:</i><p>Even if you sleep like a baby most nights, you’ve probably had at least the occasional bout of insomnia. Whether it’s that late-night snack that keeps the sandman away, stress or something less sinister, here are six relaxation techniques to try when …

How to Eat to Stay Sane

After two breakdowns and a 17-year battle with depression, I have been forced to radically change my lifestyle in an effort to beat the Black Dog. Thanks to getting enough sleep, trying not to over-schedule, practicing mindfulness, therapy, learning consoling poetry, and getting as much vitamin D …

Stress and How to Manage It

Stress in the workplace is an increasing concern not just for those in the workforce, but also for large and small-scale employers. How employees manage stress on a day-to-day basis is an issue that many companies now view as a serious organizational issue.<p>If stress is not managed properly, it can …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

6 Ways To Burn Your Belly Fat Fast

One of the most common questions I get is how to lose belly fat. Belly fat is actually the most dangerous type of fat – besides aesthetics, large waist lines are indicators of –disease-disease-disease.<p>It takes more than just crunches! We start to gain weight in our midsection when our cortisol …

4 Body Postures That Make You Smarter And Happier

Researchers have looked at how the brain interprets the signals coming into it from the rest of the body. Here are some of the ways you can use your body to improve your mind.<p>Smiling for no reason may trick the brain and make people feel less stressed, and happier, studies have suggested. In one …

Lose More Weight With These 25 Foods Metabolism Booster

There are many health conditions that you can avoid just by having and maintaining the right weight. A person with good weight is less likely to …

Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleeping Habits

If you're still tired on a solid night of rest, take a look at how you're snoozing.<p>If you’re getting to bed on time and staying there for the recommended seven to eight hours, but still are routinely fatigued, you may have a sleep disorder. If you answer yes to any of the following, talk to your …

How to Never Feel Stressed at Work Again

READ THIS NEXT{{displayTitle}}<p>We all know what “stress” feels like. When your boss tells you, “<i>See me in my office,</i>” your body heats up, your heart …

Here's Why The FDA Is Regulating E-Cigarettes

After years of almost no regulations, the FDA wants to put (some) restrictions on vaping.<p>Early today, the FDA—after years of saber-rattling—proposed new rules to regulate e-cigarettes. You may have heard something about this, since people in both camps are losing it.<p>**Ah, so the FDA is really …

How Modern Technology Is Destroying Your Posture At Work

Specifically, the study of 2,000 people in 11 countries uncovered nine novel new postures that people take when interacting with technology and working that have the potential to cause pain and discomfort.<p>They range from the combination slouch/ hunch common to people working on laptops, to strained …

Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace

Workplace ergonomics is getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel …