Helen Adhanom

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Why Your Brain Loves Yoga

<i>By Gabriel Axel for U.S. News</i><p>I began my journey as an aspiring neuroscientist determined to understand the basis of what makes us human. What was our most fundamental essence that allowed us to be, express, and function in all the wondrous ways that we do? I knew the answer had to lie in the brain, …

10 Food Remedies for Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

Zebra Cake : Surprise ! Cakes Daring Bakers’ Challenge |Baking

I wanted to bake this cake since a long time and I got the perfect chance when Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to bake a cake for the …

Dessert

How to Select a Pediatrician

When to start searching, what questions to ask, and what you should look for when finding the best doctor for your baby.<p>When to Look for a Pediatrician<p>It's smart to scope out the pediatrician scene while you're still pregnant. "It's important to have a pediatrician you've already met and respect, …

Get More Energy

Tiny tweaks -- in your day and you baby's sleep schedule -- that add up to a lot of energy<p>As a new mom you face certain inevitable truths: You will no longer sleep for eight uninterrupted hours. You'll also devote untold time to activities such as contemplating the color, scent, and consistency of …

12 Ways You're Sitting Wrong

Get it right or pay a painful price.<p>Any expert will tell you that sitting too long is a bad idea: When you plop down on your butt, you shorten your hip flexors (the muscles in front of your hips) and overstretch your glutes (the muscles in your butt). If you spend the bulk of your days on your …

Pain

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Banana Recipes for Athletes

Bananas are an athlete staple. They pack a nutritional punch with high levels of potassium, vitamin B6 and fiber and (despite common belief to the contrary) they score low on the Glycemic Index, meaning they won't spike your blood sugar. They're also versatile and can be used in everything from …

8 Questions You Have to Ask During a Job Interview

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Mindfulness: does it really live up to the hype?

Happier, healthier and better rested: that's what 20 minutes a day of meditation has done for one writer. And as a resolute sceptic, she couldn't be more surprised<p>It may be a little early for bold proclamations of this nature, but still: I would bet big money on “mindfulness” being the Oxford …

Mindfulness

5 Huge Resume Mistakes That Will Ruin You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Laszlo Bock, Google’s senior vice president of …

Seeing happiness in ambiguous facial expressions reduces aggressive behavior

Encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Why Introverts Have All the Fun

If you've ever read or heard author Susan Cain talk about the power of introverts, you already know that they can be misunderstood. Being introverted …

Some lawmakers urge restrictions on flights from Africa to stop Ebola

Top health officials warned Friday that additional restrictions on travel to the U.S. from countries infected with<p>Ebolawould only cause the deadly disease to proliferate overseas and remain a global threat.<p>The remarks at a congressional hearing in Dallas, where the first person in the U.S. died …

Disease

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

Motivation

Can You Do This? If So, You're a Winner! - Small Business Trends

What does everyone want more of? Think about the power you would wield, if you knew the answer.<p>What if you knew what everyone secretly and truly …

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out high-quality work a portion of each day.<p>Here are five practical steps to incorporate into …

Using Awesome Video to Debut and Display Your Products

If you didn’t happen to catch the video stream of the recent Apple event it was kicked-off by an amazing video that set the tone for the event and …

Small Business

14 Tips and Tools for Creating Original Visuals

Thanks to hundreds of tools that now exist online, it’s easier than ever to create original images and visuals to share on your website and social …

Law Will Prevent Punishment for Bad Reviews

The state of California has passed a law that appears to prevent businesses from trying to punish customers financially for a poor review online. The …

FiveStars App: Track Customer Loyalty Without Punch Card

For years, businesses have been using punch cards to track customer loyalty and offer rewards. But now there’s another, more technically advanced, …

Become Search Engine Smart By Reading "SEO Like I'm 5"

I’ll bet you want more traffic to your website. I know I do. Because more of the right traffic means more potential customers and more of the right …

Why Phone and Cable Companies Want to Kill the Internet's Most Democratic Right

Net Neutrality -- the principle that protects Internet users' free speech rights -- is censorship.<p>Did you get that? You did if you happened to be reading the <i>Wall Street Journal's</i> editorial pages. Former Federal Communications Commissioner Robert McDowell recently wrote a screed claiming that Net …

Internet

Tasty or addictive? Chinese restaurant serves noodles laced with opium poppy

The noodles were not just tasty. They were addictive.<p>A Chinese noodle vendor in northern Shaanxi province has been detained for 10 days after admitting he added powdered poppy plant — from which opium is made --- to his dishes to keep customers coming back, Chinese media has reported.<p>The owner said …

No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media, and at least one man has been detained for reposting accounts of the events.<p>By …

Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory's top official resigns by the end of the day Thursday.<p>The Chinese government, meanwhile, appeared to be losing …