Giulia Marcellini

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We Asked People On The Street Who They Were Thankful For, And Their Answers Might Surprise You

If you think that thankfulness can only be served up beside a roasted turkey and a pumpkin pie, think again. It’s something that can -- and even should -- be practiced every day. And that’s not just because it makes someone else feel good: studies have shown that practicing gratitude improves your …

Viral style: Why are we obsessed?

Podcasts, phone covers, celebrities – wherever you look there’s a new craze. Libby Banks reveals how social media is driving binge culture and fast fashion.<p>It happened with Serial. It happened with Girls. It happened with #TheDress. Whether it’s tulips or the Kardashians, throughout history we have …

Amazon’s ultimate product? Monopoly

The best of the week’s long reads in science and technology, including why Amazon launches new products, the benefits of religion and the threat of a potentially catastrophic volcano.<p><b>Environment</b> | Volcanoes and climate<p>If aliens were watching the Earth through telescopes during 1815, they would …

How to Find Your Hidden Creative Genius

There is a interesting story about how Pablo Picasso, the famous Spanish artist, developed the ability to produce remarkable work in just minutes.<p>As the story goes, Picasso was walking though the market one day when a woman spotted him. She stopped the artist, pulled out a piece of paper and said, …

Do You Feel Lonely?

We are all born with and driven by a need for connection with others --a need to be loved and to belong, to be part of something or someone outside of ourselves. Loneliness is the feeling that we get as a result of being without the companionship of others.<p>For some, the need for connection with …

Yoga for Body and Mind Health

<i>By: Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Kira Taniguchi, and Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., Integrative Medicine Program</i><p>Yoga can strengthen your body and mind, but what role does it play in a cancer setting? Research shows yoga can lessen the severity of symptoms, improve quality of life at a physical, psychological, …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

Nutrition

Fit for Life: Nature or Nurture?

When it comes to exercise, there are generally two types of people. There are those who approach working out as a chore, and those who see it as a treat.<p>The question is: Can you go from one group to the other? Can couch potatoes become gym rats?<p>I think they can. I know I did.<p>I spent the first half …

Big Winners and Big Losers in the House and Senate Republican Budgets

<i>"A budget is a moral document; it talks about where your values are."</i>– Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA) discussing the House Budget Committee’s FY2016 Proposal<p><i>"There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children."</i> — President Nelson Mandela<p>In the …

How to Gracefully Accept a Compliment

Most people love to be noticed, but few know how to accept a compliment gracefully. Instead, they downplay the compliment or reject it entirely.<p>When you receive a compliment from someone you admire, your first reaction may be to deflect the attention. For example, when a friend expresses their …

Your Pressure Habits - -Do They Help or Hurt You?

The values of forming good habits and breaking poor habits has become a popular topic ---but for sure, not of new importance. Ever since man learned that checking the security of his sleeping quarters ensured that he'd wake up in the morning, the value of good habits has been clear---they provide …

Food for Thought

It's hard to grapple with the fact that the food you find at grocery stores is not always safe for consumption. Food scandals happen all over the world. And much more frequently and with much larger consequences than most of us realize. In 2008, contaminated infant formula affected 300,000 babies …