Healthy & Happy Life

By Jay Jayasuriya | Jay Jayasuriya created a magazine on Flipboard. “Healthy & Happy Life on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jay Jayasuriya”.

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

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Happiness

Glennon Doyle Melton on The 4 Types of Criticism Women Get Everyday

And her take on how to deal with it.<p>For the fourth episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, in partnership with iHeartRadio, Thrive Global founder and …

Feminism

10 Bedtime Rituals That Help You Reflect, Relax, Sleep and Succeed

The better you sleep at night, the better chance you have succeeding during the day.<p>What you do before bed has a significant impact on what your subconscious mulls over while you sleep, and on your mental state when you wake up the next morning. Research indicates that studying before going to bed …

Productivity

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Schedule for Energy, Not Time

Get more things done, with more energy, in less time.<p>Most of us schedule our tasks based on when we're free.<p>When you forget to complete a task, you schedule it for first thing in the morning. When there's free time in the afternoon, you use it to write a new article.<p>You're probably thinking, this …

Time Management

Dehydration headaches: Signs, treatment, and prevention

Headaches are one of the most common causes of pain and missed days of work. But what are the key signs that a headache might be due to …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came across …

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion

<b>Programming note:</b> CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations in a one-hour, prime-time special airing Saturday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with …

Happiness

Hello, I was struggling to lose weight for more than 10 years. I do bodybuilding, and a bit of cardio, but I don't like cardio, and I hate running too because of a back injury. In 2012, I asked some of my bodybuilder friends, but unfortunately, their advice didn't work out for me.I then started looking online for the best ways to do it. I tried every school out there that focuses on limiting calorie intake, others that focus on sports to burn calories, I installed some food tracking apps on my phone, did high intensity workouts, I even purchased some products that claim will help me lose weight, but nothing worked. At the end, I was having a hard time keeping my weight from increasing.. But I did not give up. No, that is unacceptable..My motto is : If someone else did it, YOU CAN TOO. I kept looking ...

Hello,<p>I was struggling to lose weight for more than 10 years.<p>I do bodybuilding, and a bit of cardio, but I don't like cardio, and I hate running too …

Scientists say these 5 traits are linked with a significantly better quality of life

We tend to think of successful people — even the ones who inherit their status — as being born with grit.<p>Traits like that, we're told, will drive us to early prosperity and set us up for happiness later on.<p>A new study of more than 8,000 men and women over 50 suggests that's probably not true. …

Research

Top 7 Cinnamon Tea Benefits

Cinnamon is a very powerful spice which you can use in different ways to improve overall health. Cinnamon tea is among the easiest ways to pick up …

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Every Morning

There are <i>so</i> many ways to take better care of ourselves — from integrating a balanced physical and mental mindset, to regularly cooking healthy recipes at home (even if you’re on a budget!), and intentionally boosting our metabolic rates to burn more calories each day. Since we’ve read a lot of …

Weight Loss

How To Meditate In 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

Most everyday challenges in life can be alleviated by mindfulness — tuning into the present moment and learning to pay attention to our experiences …

How to Overcome Dizziness

Dizziness is a general, non-specific term often used to describe a variety of associated symptoms, such as feeling faint, lightheaded, nauseous, weak …

Vertigo

How to Maintain a Sense of Peace No Matter What Life Throws At You

<b>“Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get</b> …

Totally

LinkedIn

10 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK A BEER! NUMBER 4 IS VERY IMPORTANT! - Healty living base

We all know that beer is an alcoholic beverage that people usually prefer to drink with certain meals, especially in North America and Europe. Beer …

Where are the world's happiest countries? | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Norwegians have more reason than ever to celebrate the International Day of Happiness.<p>After ranking fourth for the last two years, Norway jumped three spots and displaced three-time winner Denmark to take the title of "world's happiest country" for the first time.<p>Denmark dropped to second …

Happiness

Why you should drink water first thing every day

The benefits of water are well known, but experts say reaching for H2O before your morning cup of coffee could jumpstart your system just when you need it most.<p>After going several hours without a sip, a serving of water first thing can hydrate the body while aiding digestion and metabolism. Here's …

Weight Loss

Happiness @jayjayasuriya

Don't let yourself be controlled by three things: people, money, or past experiences<p>See More<p>Most of us have no clue what we want to do with our …

Mind Healing: Are you in the grip of a middle age health crisis?

In late December last year, Public Health England (PHE) published the results of a survey that makes alarming reading. They found that 80 per cent of people aged 40 to 60 in England are overweight, take too little exercise, and/or drink too much. Each of these lifestyle habits affects our health …

What a bad night's sleep really does to your body

Dr Sara Gottfried is, in her own words, an “under sleeper”. In our over-caffeinated, over-worked and gadget-addicted society, she’s far from alone: researchers from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities have found people are sleeping almost two fewer hours a night than they …