James Knowles

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Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around

Try his Jedi mind trick every time you're facing a seemingly impossible challenge.<p>I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection …

Boston University

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit

Every great leader fails sometimes. Here's the best practice to follow when you fall short, according to one of the country's most-respected military leaders.<p>If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the …

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

A fitness blogger posts comparisons that prove calories don't make foods healthy or unhealthy — and the internet loves it

Instagram can often be a breeding ground for promoting unrealistic body-image ideals.<p>That's why London-based fitness blogger Lucy Mountain is all about being upfront and being herself when she posts on the platform.<p>Mountain has two accounts: The Fashion Fitness Foodie and theFFFeed. TheFFFeed …

Protein

Mother of two dies from too much protein before body building competition

Meegan Hefford, a mother of two and bodybuilder, died after an overconsumption of protein shakes, supplements and protein-rich foods.<p>Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment in West Australia and was quickly transported to the hospital where she was declared brain-dead. She passed away two …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you …

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying (And No, Working Longer Hours Didn't Make the List)

I doubt anyone on their deathbed has ever said, "I wish I worked more."<p>No matter what you do for a living, all of us have something in common: We all have 24 hours in a day. How you choose to spend your time, or your life, is up to you.<p>We only have one life to live. At the end of your life, what do …

9 Hard Things You Have to Do to Move Forward with Your Life

Maybe it’s the life lessons I was forced to learn the hard way, or the toll of loss and failure I had recently endured, but a decade ago, in the …

Positive Thinking

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

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5 Signs You're Not Eating Enough And The Dangers Of Under-Eating

<b>Eating Enough Is Just As Important As Eating Healthy</b><p>It’s been hammered into our heads for years now: if we want to lose weight, we need to eat fewer …

​15 Reasons Lifting Is Better Than Cardio

​Running and cycling are fine. But there can only be one king.<p>Many of you may not realize this, but the same company that publishes <i>Men's Health</i> (Rodale) also publishes <i>Bicycling</i> and <i>Runner's World</i>, among other leading health and wellness brands. We share the same offices and are basically siblings in …

Yes, These 8 Healthy Food Swaps Are Actually Achievable

You know you <i>should</i> eat better, but turning good intentions into sustainable healthy habits can be tough in practice. Between juggling a career, …

Pre and Post-Gym meals: What to eat before and after a work out, according to seven personal trainers

When it comes to exercise and diet, we are bombarded with conflicting information and it is difficult to know just exactly how we should be …

6 morning habits that can boost your weight loss success

Mornings can set the mood for the rest of your day, so it’s no surprise that your a.m. actions can have a big effect on your weight loss success. Fox News spoke to Lauren Blake, an R.D. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and Astrid Swan, a Los Angeles-based personal trainer, …

The Truth About Cancer Fighting Foods | goop

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

Two Things You Can Do to Avoid Knee Pain When You Run

If your knees are hurting every time you head out for a run, something isn’t right. Fortunately, there are a couple big things you can do to prevent …

12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

What foods should I eat when I catch a cold or fever?

<b>The question</b><p>Is it true that you should "feed a cold"? What foods I should eat when I'm sick? Is there a supplement I can take to recover faster?<p><b>The answer</b><p>It's an axiom that dates back hundreds of years: Feed a cold, starve a fever. Yet its origin is vague and its scientific basis is tenuous.<p>It's …

What I see when I look at the schedules of highly successful people

Success does not lie in the results. It lies in the efforts that someone puts to get those results. If we have a look at the life of successful …

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

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10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

21 basic life skills you need to call yourself an adult

TBH, we are still figuring it out. But if you have more than half of these basic "adult" life skills, consider yourself well on the road to being a certified grown-up.

Life Skills

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p><b>RELATED:</b> …