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Google buys startup that turns smartphones into health diagnostic tools

Senosis apps use the accelerometer, microphone, and camera for diagnostics<p>Google has bought Senosis Health, a startup that turns smartphones into medical devices and collects various health stats, reports <i>GeekWire</i><i>.</i> The Senosis apps can monitor lung health and hemoglobin counts, among other things, …

Digital Health

7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

<b>“We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene</b><p>Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare …

Happiness

the secret that wins the battles you are in

Often we think we are the only ones bombarded by the fiery darts of the Evil One laced with the poison of rejection. That sinister voice that …

Mind

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

40 Quotes that Will Calm Your Mind When You’re at a Crossroads

It happens to all of us gradually as we live and grow. We discover more about who we are and the way life really is, and then we realize there are …

Mind

Podcast #323: Improve Your Breathing, Improve Your Health | The Art of Manliness

Take a breath right now.<p>Did your chest go up and down?<p>Congratulations, you just failed at breathing.<p>Don’t worry, my guest today on the show will set …

Podcasting

Increasing Self-Esteem and Happiness: 8 Steps to a Fulfilled Life

<b>“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” ~Buddha</b><p>A few nights ago I did a search on …

Happiness

Forget work-life balance — living 'the good life' means being successful in these 4 metrics

Eric Barker is the author of "Barking Up The Wrong Tree." In this video Barker reveals the four areas you need to fulfill in order to be happy. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In terms of a big thing everybody deals with today is work-life balance.</i><p><i>Nash and Stevenson two researchers at</i> …

Happiness

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Medicine

5 Reasons Why I Tried Mindfulness and How It’s Changed My Life

<b>“We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.” ~Jack Kornfield</b><p>Almost two years ago, I kept …

Mindfulness

How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck on Your Next Spa Day

Some much-needed R&R to combat our crazy schedules is non-negotiable — but a trip to the spa can set you back the big bucks if you go on the reg. Rather than resort to yet <i>another</i> at-home mani/pedi, try these tricks of the trade (straight from industry insiders) to really maximize your return when …

Skin Care

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

Minimalism

10 Simple Tasks All Extremely Motivated People Do During Summer

Make the most out of your summer by putting yourself back into summer camp<p>Think back to your childhood. Do you remember the excitement you felt on your last day of school--the day when you signed year books, wrote "H.A.G.S." (Have A Great Summer) and then parted ways? That excitement provided your …

Self-improvement

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Messy, always late and swear like a sailor? It just means you’re super smart

Recent studies suggest traits often seen as negatives could actually signify high brain power. Truth or merely self-affirmation?<p>I’m very intelligent. I’m also extremely creative and have a vocabulary that could be described as voluminous, venerable or very large. But don’t just take my word for it: …

Language

Clean Your Arteries And Prevent Heart Attack And Stroke With Only One Glass Of This Powerful Drink

There’s no doubt that garlic and lemon are some of the most powerful natural remedies. Aside from being used in cooking to add flavor to dishes, …

Alternative Medicine

4 steps to deal with anxiety, tragedy, or heartache

“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”<p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

Now's the Time

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10 Life Habits All Extremely Happy People Prioritize

These life-long habits build material and emotional wealth<p>Many things in this world are a waste of time. I find myself wanting to maximize every second of my day--from the second I wake up to the minute I fall asleep. Unfortunately, this high motivation creates a problem--discerning worthwhile …

Happiness

Eek it’s up! I have struggled with anxiety for over a year, and decided it was time to share my story

Eek it’s up! I have struggled with anxiety for over a year, and decided it was time to share my story. I have typed this journey of mine many times, only to delete it due to fear of what people would think. And then I came across my girl crush @erinoutdoors and decided what the hell… own it, and post it. So I did it. I posted it! Link in bio// picture of @erinoutdoors - give her a follow and check out all her blogposts on how to travel with anxiety. So inspiring and motivational ✨✨✨

5 Signs That Your Boss Might Actually Be a Psychopath

21 percent of business leaders show 'psychopathic tendencies'. Is your boss one of them?<p>I know we have all probably described our boss as being a "bit of a psycho" at some stage but some recent research has discovered that it's actually true for 1 in 5 CEO's. To put that into perspective, that's …

Psychology

108 Books That Changed How We Think About Life

• <b>A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy</b><p>2. <b>The Personal MBA: Master the art of business</b><p>3. <b>The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth</b> …

Success

Full transcript: Headspace meditation app co-founder and CEO Rich Pierson on Too Embarrassed to Ask

Don’t forget your breath.<p>On this episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Lauren Goode spoke with Rich Pierson, the co-founder and CEO of Headspace, a meditation app. They discussed the irony of using the most distracting thing in the world (your phone) to help you be …

Meditation

The science of getting people to change their minds

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the …

Psychology

This Antioxidant Is Vital for Your Health. Here is How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of It

There are even ratings of antioxidant levels for foods such as cacao, blueberries, and others. They are important and beneficial. But the most …

Antioxidants

You Have the Strength & Wisdom to Thrive During Hard Times

<b>“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~Abraham Lincoln</b><p>Nothing can ever really prepare you for a …

Time Management Series: Budget Your Time like Your Money

Ellenore is a happily married, working mother of three kids ranging in age from college to grade school. Being a member of the working mom club for …

Time Management