Emily Smithson

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After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Do You Dance Barefoot? Take Care of Your Feet

Dancing barefoot is a calling card of modern dance training and has often been the footwear of choice for contemporary dancers on stage and in the …

10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

By In5D on February 23, 2015 in Awareness<p><b>Reality is not as obvious and simple</b> as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true at face …

10 Times Ballet Dancers Made Pop Music Videos So Much Better

Earlier this month, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier debuted his newest music video for the Grammy nominated ballad, "Take Me to Church." The four-minute visual tease, directed by artist David LaChapelle, introduced ballet novices to Moscow-based dancer Sergei Polunin, a man who rebels against the …

Music Videos

A Mindful Minute: How to Observe a Train of Anxious Thoughts (Illustrated)

Kids have anxious thoughts all the time…<p><i>“I’m going to fail math and never get into college.”</i><p><i>“I’m totally screwing up this speech right now, and</i> …

7 Ways to Attract More Butterflies to Your Garden (and Save Them From Extinction)

Monarch butterflies could soon be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Monarch populations have plummeted in the last two decades, dropping an …

Does pacing back and forth actually help anxiety?

Maybe you're on a phone interview for the perfect job opportunity, or maybe your in-laws are due to show up any minute.<p>To deal with these everyday …

How To Sleep Better: Ancient Technique Beats Modern Therapy - PsyBlog

Learning how to sleep better can improve quality of life, depression and fatigue.<p>Mindfulness training could be more effective than modern techniques …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

University of California

He’s been a circus acrobat and set a world record in high diving — plunging more than 100 feet off a bridge. He’s an accomplished author; the Dalai Lama himself wrote the foreword to his book Essential Spirituality. At UC Irvine, he’s a professor of psychiatry & human behavior and holds joint …

Happiness

How Often You Should Eat, According to Science

You already know that if you want to lose weight, you’ve got to consume healthy, wholesome foods. Where most diet-confusion lies is in the timing and …

Nutrition