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Exploring the Mechanics of Thought

You’re talking about getting out of the darkness and coming into light, and the fear that you won’t succeed in doing it… so why try?What I hear in …

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

Meditation

The Vindication of Cheese, Butter, and Full-Fat Milk

A new study exonerates dairy fats as a cause of early death, even as low-fat products continue to be misperceived as healthier.<p>As a young child I missed a question on a psychological test: “What comes in a bottle?”<p>The answer was supposed to be <i>milk</i>. I said <i>beer</i>.<p>Milk almost always came in cartons and …

We’ve found a drink that helps you sleep

BEAUTY NUTRITION<p><b>Nicknamed “moon milk”, this ultra-healthy drink promises a sound night’s sleep using only natural ingredients. See how the miracle</b> …

Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer with This Personal Air Cooler

It's better for the environment and it helps you save money.<p>Summer’s here, so you have to be prepared to face a few heat waves. While air …

The One Thing That Led to My 50 Pound Weight Loss After Giving Birth to Twins

I tried almost everything to lose the baby weight after giving birth to my twins, but it was ultimately the practice that my body already knew and …

10 of the best rooftop bars in Europe: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Skajo, Freiburg, Germany<p>I had a couple of hours to spend in Freiburg while my bike was being repaired, but no energy left to sightsee. The guy at the cycle shop suggested I visit Skajo rooftop bar, in the old centre of Freiburg. Skajo provided a cooling breeze, cold beer and a …

Dance Off

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

These Pressure Points For Insomnia Will Bring You The Peaceful Energy You've Been Craving

If you've ever struggled with insomnia, then you know how elusive sleep can seem when you're staring at the ceiling at 3 a.m., unable to settle into …

Sleep

Yoghurt every day could prevent heart disease and help lose weight

A US study has found that women who ate yoghurt before a high-carb, high-fat breakfast had lower levels of inflammation in their blood afterwards …

What Is Kombucha, Really—And Are There Any Health Benefits?

Plus: The major risk you shouldn't take when drinking kombucha.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Unless you’ve been on a social media detox for the past few years, chances are, you’ve heard of the bacteria-laden brew called kombucha—the latest health trend that sounds like anything <i>but</i>.<p>While it …

Eight reasons to go to Uzbekistan

Sandwiched between and landlocked by a bunch of other ’Stans (including Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan), Uzbekistan and much of this part of Central …

15 Buddha Quotes To You Help With Mental Illness And Find Your Inner Peace

Finding inner peace is difficult. It's even harder if you have a mental illness (sometimes, it can even feel impossible). But, who better than the …

Could This Version of Vitamin B-3 Actually Slow Aging?

While the world of supplements can be crowded with fake facts, clinical trials on the ‘NR’ supplement suggest a not-so-distant future where we can …

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Episode …

Workouts

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Immune System

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

8 vitamins and supplements that are a waste of money — and could even be dangerous

Vitamins and minerals are essential to health, but that doesn't mean megadoses will keep you out of the hospital or make you live longer. Some may be harmful. In most cases, it's preferable to get these nutrients from a balanced diet. High doses of certain vitamins and minerals may be appropriate …

Wellness

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

L-Theanine: Everything You Need To Know About This Plant-Based Powerhouse

Have we found and isolated the secret ingredient that gives tea its powerfully calming-yet-focused effect?<p>L- theanine might be the closest thing …

The Brain

The 1 thing people get wrong when they quit sugar

So you’ve quit sugar — congratulations! Now that the hardest part — saying no to all those sugary delights — is over, it’s time to see if you’re …

Moringa – The Herb That Kills Cancer And Stops Diabetes

If you need to be healthier, have no problems with the body, have energy and live longer, this is the herb! Moringa oleifera is the magical plant of …

Can Chia Seeds Help You Lose Weight?

The last time chia was this trendy, it was because you could use it to grow a pet... Nowadays, the plant is popular for its nutritious seeds. But …

7 Foods To Eat That Have Almost No Calories

In the everyday battle to maintain your weight, it's important to not just run like a maniac on the treadmill but also eat right. That all begins by …

Doctors Have Restored The Sight of Two People in a Monumental World First

This could end one of the most common forms of blindness.<p>British physicians have successfully used stem cells to repair the degenerating tissue at …