Mark Hald

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Being A Senior And Single

Some folks march with heads held high into their senior years. That seemed more than I could manage. When I turned 60 and could pass for less, i forsook senior price tickets at the movie theater or museum, even stretched that out until I realized that vanity had closed out opportunities I was dumb …

The Real Key To Improving Brain Function

An alert reader has directed Life in the Boomer Lane to information that will allow her to immediately stop doing what she doesn't do anyway. But now she doesn't have to feel guilty about not doing it.<p>Nicholas Spitzer, professor or neuroscience at the University of California and editor-in-chief of …

The Brain

Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law (Updated)

<b>Problem</b>: Your right-wing brother-in-law is plugged into the FOX-Limbaugh lie machine, and keeps sending you emails about "Obama spending" and "Obama deficits" and how the "stimulus" just made things worse.<p><b>Solution</b>: Here are three "reality-based" charts to send to him. These charts show what …

Economics

GPS Guide: Daniel Goleman's Meditation For The Time-Deprived (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

5 Yoga Poses That Can Be So Much Easier Than You Think (Video)

One neat thing about yoga is that it's an experiential science. This means you don't need to take anybody's word for what yoga is! You get to try it, …

How to Master the Art of Breathing

Did you know there’s more than one way to breathe? Changing the way you inhale and exhale can help you feel more relaxed, energized, or …

The A, B, ZZZs of Yoga

<b>A Yogi's Guide to Sound Sleep</b><p>Have you ever glanced at the illuminated numbers on the clock near your bed and thought in shock, "It's already 1:30 a.m. Crap! I have to get up at 6:30 a.m. If I can just fall asleep right now, I'll get five hours of rest." As you lie restless, you try to convince …

Yoga

iOn Wireless Switch

A replacement for mechanical switches. iOn lets you toggle lights and other devices just by waving your hand over it, or by using its mobile app. You …

Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback

8 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

A recent survey found that 70% of people are more likely to look for a new job after vacation. Realistically speaking, with the holidays and the …

10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Few things in business are as costly and disruptive as unexpected talent departures. With all the emphasis on leadership development, I always find it interesting so many …

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

Happiness

These Are The 15 Supplements to Keep In Your Medicine Cabinet

As evidence mounts that multivitamins provide no nutritional benefit, it’s time to forget the ‘daily dose.’ Instead, turn to these 15 supplements and …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Chow Down, Live Longer!

Turns out, many of your favorite food and drinks may help extend your life<p>Here is some diet advice you can sink your teeth into: Polishing off more chocolate, nuts, blueberries, and wine can help you live longer, reports a new study in the <i>Journal of Nutrition.</i><p>Researchers found that people who …

Top 6 Artery Cleansing Foods

<b>Try These Artery Cleanings Foods…There are natural ways to unclog your arteries to prevent a heart attack or stroke…</b><p>Your arteries are the rivers …

Discovery Life Videos

5 Foods to Prevent Your Arteries from Clogging

Like any plumbing system, your arteries can get clogged up. When you have high blood pressure, inflammation causes cholesterol to stick to the walls …

Valta Turns To Kickstarter To Fund Home Gadget Energy Management Platform

Toronto-based startup Valta is looking for Kickstarter funding to help it bring its remote energy-management system to life, in order to give homeowners complete control over power usage by devices in any home. It combines special socket attachments with a hub, iPhone app and web-based application …

NEW INFOGRAPHIC: How quality early education helps kids succeed in the game of life.

Scientists agree on climate change. So why doesn’t everyone else?

Here's a finding that shouldn't be all that surprising: Since 1991, roughly 97 percent of all published scientific papers that take a position on the question agree that humans are warming the planet.<p>That stat comes from this extensive new survey led by John Cook and Dana Nuccitelli, who run the …

Can Facebook lead to psychosis? One study says so

Researchers at the University of Tel Aviv say social networking can have seriously deleterious effects on the psyche.<p>Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.<p>You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: …

Tel Aviv