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Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes

Sophrology is a blending of Eastern and Western practices that you can quickly bring into your day.<p>There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With non-stop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, …

The 10 best beaches on the planet, according to the world's leading bloggers and travel experts

Calling the list "a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path slices of paradise from every hidden corner of our planet," the ranking is made up of places that ranked highly on three scores (out of 10) — Sheer Untouched Beauty, Remoteness, and Sand and Water Quality.<p>Average Days of Sunshine and …

US Virgin Islands

5 Innovative Tools for a Debt-Free College

$37,172. That’s the amount of debt the average college graduate had in 2016. As the cost of college increases every year, that number is only set to …

College & University

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Mindful Parenting: How to Respond Instead of React

<b>What does your stress look like?</b><p>Our bodies and brains are wired to react to high stress situations as a safety net. If our brain perceives a threat, it signals the amygdala, body’s “alarm” system, which tells our body to act without thinking. The amygdala responds to situations with the fight, …

10 Ways We're Fostering Anxiety Rather Than Resilience in Today's Young People

We're robbing young people of the mental strength they need to stay healthy.<p>The New York Times recently published an article called, "Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?" The author, Benoit Denizet-Lewis, chronicled several teens' battle with anxiety over the …

6 ways to manage your migraine, explains a neurologist

Ease the pain<p>Migraine is unbelievably common in the UK and can be triggered by a multitude of factors ranging from genetics, food intolerances and …

Wellness

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Authors

Scientists May Have Found the Real Cause of Dyslexia—And a Way to Treat It

Dyslexia is often described as trying to read letters as they jump around the page. Because of its connections to reading difficulties and trouble in …

The Brain

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

Healthy Eating

Salmon bisque and 15 additional soup recipes to warm you up tonight

Keep it simple tonight with a warm bowl of soup. We've compiled 16 of our favorite recipes for you from our recipe database, from a potato green chile soup with just the right amount of heat, to Manhattan clam chowder, a hearty bowl of Jalisco-style pozole or a smoky black bean stew.<p>And if you're a …

Recipes

What Is High Functioning Anxiety?

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Self-help

8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction induces brain changes similar to traditional long-term meditation practice - A systematic review. - PubMed

The objective of the current study was to systematically review the evidence of the effect of secular mindfulness techniques on function and …

Europe

6 ways to lose weight - by the A-list trainer

<b>Want to lose weight? A-list personal trainer David Kingsbury has trained Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Lawrence so he knows a thing or</b> …

Fitness

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

This 12-Step Process Will Train Your Brain to Write More Every Day

Can you reprogram your brain to develop a consistent writing habit? Yes, you can, says this programmer and bestselling author.<p>Whether you're a professional writer trying to meet a deadline or word count target, or you're trying to write that first great novel during the in-between moments of your …