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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 …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

Top Ten Mistakes Christian Parents of Teens Make

It might be difficult for some parents to read through, but here’s a top ten list that I’ve been wanting to write for a while. Over the next several …

Quick Workouts in Just 20 Minutes

When time is short, quick workouts will keep you fit.<p>Holidays are certainly joyous, but family gatherings, holiday parties, and office functions can bump running right off your to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need to run for hours to maintain your fitness during this busy time of year. The …

Marathons

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>iOS/Mac: Sick of …

Best foods for happiness

Some foods taste so good while we're eating them, but can leave us feeling blah, bloated and feeling guilty just moments after we've brushed away the crumbs. But other foods are scientifically shown to lift our spirits. Here are five foods that will make you feel good right away!<p>1. Raw walnuts and …

Nutrition

Saudi-born US naval engineer allegedly gave undercover agent info on how to sink carrier

A Naval engineer is facing charges that he gave an FBI undercover agent posing as an Egyptian intelligence officer secret documents about the new Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier while discussing how to sink the vessel with a missile.<p>Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, Va., was arrested Friday on …

U.S.: Al Qaeda kills hostages during SEALs raid in Yemen

The element of surprise was lost in a failed U.S. military raid to rescue two hostages being held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday.<p>American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie, a "respected teacher" who was to be released on …

The Worst Sleep Disorder of Them All

As a kid I used to love watching the <i>G.I. Joe</i> cartoon series, and still can remember one of their catchphrases: "Knowing is half the battle!" Now, over 25 years later, it occurs to me that this quote is relevant to the field of sleep as well.<p>Researchers estimate that more than 80 percent of people …

Sleep

The Ingredient That's Crucial For Weight Loss

And science says...<p>Shutterstock<p>Of course you know that fiber helps keep you full for longer—you've only read that fact, oh, you know, everywhere. But there's interesting new research that explains why fiber is such a miracle worker—and it's all due to a <i>second</i> miracle worker called acetate. <br>A recent …

5 Easy Weight-Loss Tips That Really Work

As a nutritionist, I often get clients at this time of year concerned about summer -- fitting into a bathing suit, getting some new clothes and navigating holiday eating and parties. I am not a fan of rigid diets, which restrict entire food groups for a short time, but rather I advocate for healthy …

The Best Tips to Get You Fit for Summer Fast

It always sneaks up on you; one minute you're surrounded by chocolates on Valentine's Day, then before you can say "I'm going on a diet" you're suddenly accepting invites to beach barbecues and pool parties.<p>Only, you're not quite looking forward to slipping into your swimwear just yet, because as …

Fitness

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

<b>Prevent Sweat Stains and Body Odor</b><br>Mix baking soda with a little bit of water to turn it into a moist paste, then apply it under your arms for an all-natural deodorant.<p><b>Clarify Your Hair</b><br>Every now and then, hair needs some relief from product buildup. Add a small amount of baking soda to your shampoo, …

Belly Fat: 12 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Getting rid of your belly bulge is important for more than just vanity's sake. Excess abdominal fat-particularly visceral fat, the kind that …

Nutrition

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated<p>Time to drink up—and we don’t mean heading to the nearest happy hour. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced her latest stay-healthy initiative with a Partnership for a Healthier America: Drink just one more glass of water a day. Sounds easy …

Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency<p>If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for …

10 Simple Steps to Crush Hunger and Lose Weight

Slim down and feel more satisfied with these smart weight loss tips<p>Want a trimmer body and a more balanced mood? End that gnawing sensation in your stomach with 10 simple solutions for feeling fuller and more gratified.<p>Enjoy the Spice of Life<p>Top your omelet with hot sauce and splash sriracha on …

The Best Anytime Workout

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4 Smart Ways to Challenge Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The idea of challenging yourself is one of the pillars of personal development. By challenging yourself, you grow as a person and you learn to trust …

Manners & Responsibility: Chores Kids Can (and Should) Do

Can't get your kids to pitch in around the house? Find out how to get them involved with chores.<p>Your kids should absolutely do chores as young as you can possibly start. Kids are naturally doers, and they're usually really excited to help. So, start with setting the table at home. If you can, draw …

Kids

Have the Best Sex of Your Life

Sixty-nine percent of women and 72 percent of men say sex is better on vacation, according to a survey by the dating site Zoosk. Here's how to up the erotic ante while you're away from home<p>By Kiera Aaron, Photography By Thinkstock<p><b>If You're Single . . .</b><br>See that table of women? Some kind of reunion? …

How to run right

A strict regimen of treadmill running won’t sustain the endurance you built up last summer. You can’t help but lose a step—literally. "When you run …

Two Truths and a Lie: Heart Smarts

If you've never heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie, here's the gist: Someone whom you've just met reveals three facts about himself, with one …

6 mobile apps to monitor your sleep without a tracker

Sleep Cycle<p>If you want to wake up when you’re sleeping the lightest, try Sleep Cycle, a 99-cent app from Northcube. Available for iOS and Android, …

Daily Session: Bigger Triceps in 30 Minutes

Say you hit traffic on the way to the gym and you're left with only 30 minutes to get a full arm workout in. Instead of sitting in your car thinking …

5 better-body burger recipes

1. Pepperoni pizza burger<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>6 oz 99% lean ground turkey<br>2 tbsp plus 1⁄4 cup low-fat marinara sauce, heated in microwave<br>Olive oil spray<br>1⁄2 cup …

Clean Green Drinks: Chocolate Peanut Butter Monster

My new book, <i>Clean Green Drinks</i>, contains more than 100 muscle-building, fat-burning, health-boosting recipes. But if I had to pick just one for you …

Nutrition

Reach Your Dreams With This Super Simple Step

There's a really easy way to reach all your goals and dreams, but it's something not many people do, or even realize is an option. It's how I've built this business, shifted into healthier living and clean eating, and made a lot of amazing things happen in my life.<p><b>It's so easy, everyone can do</b> …

Positive Thinking

The Truth About Headaches and Your Sex Drive

While the study only dealt with animals—not flesh-and-blood, headache-y humans—researchers say the results fit with our own conceptions of human sexual behavior. From an evolutionary standpoint, the researchers suggest it could reflect how men are wired to spread their seed as often as possible (in …