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How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

10 TED Talks Everyone Should Watch

<b>TED talks are the cheapest way to educate yourself! If you’re online for any amount of time, you are bound to stumble upon social media posts,</b> …

17 Super Ingenious Smart Easy-to-Make Halloween Decor For Your Household

DIY enthusiasts around the world are working on <b>Halloween decor</b> these days, happily sharing inexpensive insanely creative decorations for Halloween …

Chemicals

An African American from Compton is a rising star on the Mexican music scene

Rhyan Lowery is a 19-year-old African American from Compton, but he grew up listening to Mexican regional music — corridos, banda and cumbia. So it’s no surprise he loves some of those signature sounds.<p>“The accordion — it’s amazing what they can do with the accordion, and what sounds you can get …

Black History

Here's why these five sisters planned an epic photoshoot in their wedding dresses

Remember the <i>Friends</i> episode with all the wedding dresses?<p>If Monica, Phoebe and Rachel watching television and drinking beer in bridal white taught us …

Delaying Kindergarten Could Benefit Kids' Mental Health

<i>Academic studies can be fascinating ... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you.</i><p><b>The Background</b><p>American kids have customarily started kindergarten at the age of 5, but parents and school administrators across the globe are starting …

Mental Health

A 10-Minute Workout to Get a Strong, Sexy Back (Video)

Most tasks we do throughout our day are in front of us.<p>Driving<br>• Typing<br>• Writing<br>• Washing dishes<br>• Cutting veggies<br>• Reading books<p>If you're not mindful, your posture can become rounded; hunching forward simply feels normal. And your upper back, the muscles between your shoulder blades, become aggravated due to …

Yoga

39 Halloween Decorations Made from Things Laying Around Your House

When it comes to putting the finishing touches on your Halloween home, there's no reason to visit a store or even leave your house at all! Go on a scavenger hunt through your home and gather old clothes, empty bottles, and a few other random items, to make these 39 easy decorations and spook up …

Crafting

Facial workout guide: Look younger with these 10 exercises

While maintaining overall fitness is the need of the hour, and exercising different parts of the body is essential, people often ignore the facial …

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

European Union

8 Things to Watch on Netflix: October 2015

It's a new month and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site.<p><b>Available October 1</b><p><b>1) Boogie Nights (1997)</b><p>Nominated for three Oscars, this classic stars Burt Reynolds as adult film maker Jack Horner and Mark Wahlberg as his newest star. Set in 1977, this film offers a …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

Washing Machines

5 Yoga Moves For Better Sex

<b>These simple poses tone your bod while also offering a bedroom benefit.</b><p><i>By Amy Schlinger</i>, SELF<p>As if the perks to all your yoga poses aren't good enough, we've got a sexy revelation for you: Many poses can help you have better sex and feel more confident in the bedroom. That's because specific asanas …

Yoga

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

Productivity

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

Micellar Water as Face Wash: Does It Work? And 3 of Our Favorites

I've been on a mission to overhaul my skin care routine. It started out intense with scrubs, peels, and laser treatments, but now in skin rehab, I've put the brakes on harsh ingredients and products in exchange for gentler ones. And you know what? My skin has been really happy about it.<p>That's why I …

Skin Care

7 Great California Getaways Perfect For The End Of Summer

The weather's just right for one last trip to the Golden State, so we've curated the top seven California weekend getaways to ease you into fall, from beach to wine country, and so much more.<p>You've still got time to head west for a last-minute trip to enjoy the Golden State's perfect late-summer …

Newport Beach

This is how your kid learns: The amazing new neuroscience of “brain plasticity” — and how to make your child smarter

New products suggest they can build a designer brain for your kid. How can parents take advantage of new science?<p><b>What happens to our child’s brain when we parent?</b><p>The discovery of the nature and extent of brain plasticity has led to a tremendous advance in our understanding of what happens to the …

Humanity

Apps That Can Act As A Backseat Babysitter On Your Next Vacation

You’ve got your bags packed and the car gassed up, but you’re not quite ready to get behind the wheel for a state-spanning summer road trip yet. Not if your kids are coming along for the ride.<p>If you want to spare your family the hassle of sibling fights, travel tantrums and several rounds of “Are …

Kids

This is the most effective way to discipline kids, according to science

Getting small kids to behave can be a delicate science for parents. Some worry about being too harsh; others are left exasperated by children who seem out of control. Many try to avoid yelling or spanking, and even time-outs are seen as too strict in some parenting circles.<p>But parents shouldn't be …

Parenting

5 TED Talks You Need to Watch if You Care About Learning

Whether teacher, trainer, or instructional designer these are 5 TED talks you need to watch. They all provide insight into the way we learn and …

Pedagogy

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10 Signs You're A Follower Instead Of A Leader

While the term leadership is often applied in the world of business, it is in fact a far broader concept that can be applied throughout everyday …

7 Weird Toddler Behaviors (That Are Actually Normal)

Head banging<p>Rhythmic, repetitive motion helps calm an overstimulated nervous system, Wittenberg explains. And it’s not just rocking or riding in a …

5 Healthy Responses to Children's Emotions

Image Source<p>There was an article released in September 2011 outlining 5 healthy responses to a child's natural emotions. The article is fantastic and …

5 Motivational Podcasts To Get You Off Your Ass

It’s really easy to fall into your own pity party. Recently, a combination of breakups, cheating rumors and a dent in my new car resulted stay-in-bed-all-day-and-cry type of depression that was seemingly impossible to shake. But since I’m an “adult” with “responsibilities” I was forced to leave the …

Self-improvement

19 Ab-Sculpting Pilates Moves You Can Do At Home

With Pilates-style fitness methods popping up all over, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Pilates was developed by German …

25 Booze-Filled Cupcakes That Take Dessert To A Whole New Level (Photos)

I'm a foodie with a major sweet tooth.<p>So, obviously I'm a big fan of the D -- dessert, that is.<p>When it comes to finding the perfect treat to satisfy …

Dessert