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Here's Why Your Phone Battery Dies So Unreasonably Quick

Is your smartphone's battery always letting you down in the middle of the day? Suddenly your battery goes from 30 percent to 1 per cent … We hear you. It is downright annoying!<p>But Geeks has shared all the tips you need to prolong your battery life. Check out how you can up your chances of lasting …

Gear & Gadgets

What To Do If You're Too High On 420

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Self-help

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

WITHOUT chemotherapy or radiation, Shona Leigh survived cancer and she claims to know something worth talking about.<p>"I cured cancer. Knowing what I …

Cancer

When my son died of cancer I decided to wage war on the disease myself

This story begins when my son was diagnosed with cancer at the age of eight. Like most patients who are lucky to be in an international city, he …

Cancer

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

Why It's Time to Replace "Letting Go" with "Letting Be"—& How to Start

In this excerpt from her new book Deep Listening, Jillian Pransky offers a practice for creating space to let yourself be just as you …

How to Eat Healthier So You Feel Stronger and More Energized in 2018!

If you're trying to eat healthier this year, here are 26 tips and tricks to inspire you to eat more healthy foods and to actually enjoy doing it!

PSA: Stop Taking Melatonin Until You Read This

Do you take melatonin supplements? Pause for a second. It's not going to kill you, but chances are you're probably overdosing . . . by a lot. And that <i>does</i> affect your sleep and your health.<p>While discussing my nutrition and sleep routine with coach and injury prevention expert Liz Letchford, MS, …

Why you can have everything you want but still not be happy

On paper, you likely have a lot to be grateful for—so much that it can be guilt-inducing when any feelings of unhappiness creep up. You have a body …

Happiness
Emotional Intelligence

Credit Freeze and Credit Lock: What’s the Difference?

With so many websites offering free financial tools, it can be hard to know whom to trust. At NerdWallet, we thoroughly research financial products …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

Happiness

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain

10 things to try after you install iOS 11

What to do after you upgrade<p>iOS 11 is available, officially, today. It's coming to every iPhone and iPad made in the past few years, and chances are, you're going to upgrade. When you install it on your iPhone, you'll find that some things are very different than what you're used to, but the core …

Apps

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

Entrepreneurship

The Completely Addictive — and Easy! — Way to Prepare Brussels Sprouts

If you would have told me 10 years ago that one of my favorite foods would one day be brussels sprouts, I would have laughed at you. But now that I've figured out the most delicious way to prepare them, I eat them all the time. This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to throw together and is …

Slow Cooker Beer Pulled Pork Recipe

"My way of making pulled pork is simple: slow cooker, 1 can of beer, a 5 to 6 pound pork butt, seasonings, and a bottle of barbecue sauce. My beer …

Cooking

Potential new treatment found for 'chemo brain'

Chemotherapy is the most commonly available form of cancer treatment, but its serious side effects are well-known. New research investigates the …

Garlic Parmesan-Stuffed Artichokes

It's the new chips and dip.<p>Servings: 2<p><b>Artichokes</b><p>2 artichokes<p>1 lemon, juiced<p>Salt, to taste<p><b>Stuffing</b><p>¼ cup butter<p>3 tablespoons garlic<p>1 lemon, juiced<p>2 cups bread crumbs<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon pepper<p>¼ cup parsley<p>Grated parmesan, for topping<p>Mayonnaise or butter, for dipping<p># Preheat the oven to …

We’re fighting cancer with a universal vaccine

How cool would it be to stop cancer dead in its tracks using a vaccine that would work regardless of cancer type? It turns out that humanity is …

From sunsets to waterfalls to starry skies, the 9 most relaxing videos on YouTube

There’s more to YouTube than just vlogs, pranks, and pop song covers done on guitar. YouTube might be the source of your entertainment, but when you …

10 Unexpected Ways to Meditate Every Day

Ready to get Zen? Meditation can do <i>way</i> more than people think—and it’s not just for hippies. Practicing meditation regularly has legitimate health …

13 Photography Skills for People Who Don't Have Expensive Cameras

Here are the 13 photography skills that everyone should know to click awesome pictures with any camera you own

Make Your Magazines Move with Animated GIFs

Jenn de la Vega / October 9, 2014<p>Everywhere you look on the Internet, you’ll encounter moving images of cute cats falling over, your favorite sitcom …