Jennifer Smith

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25 Of The Cutest Parenting Moments In The Animal Kingdom

A parent’s love for their child knows no boundaries, and this is true both of us and of our animal friends. In these heartwarming photos of animal …

Elephants

Five Ways To Make The Most Of Time

In the end time is the only thing we have.<p>And the way we spend our time is the way we spend our lives.<p>We often say we are killing time.<p>But really it …

New music 'rewarding for the brain'

<b>Listening to new music is rewarding for the brain, a study suggests.</b><p>Using MRI scans, a Canadian team of scientists found that areas in the reward centre of the brain became active when people heard a song for the first time.<p>The more the listener enjoyed what they were hearing, the stronger the …

The Anatomy of Hope

On those days when nothing seems possible, we have to believe in ourselves and ultimately in the temporary nature of our discontent. And with a little effort, and a practiced approach, we can find our way past our own stumbling blocks and make our way to the possibilities that hope offers.<p>What …

Be Your Own (Emotional) Vitamin

I had to stop taking my vitamins and allow my emotional self to "remember" how to love myself and validate who I am inside. I had to take the courageous steps to come up with my own antioxidant recipe that would fuel me to thrive.<p>The truth is, we as human beings, all like validation. We like others …

Immune System

Revealed: Why You're Not Where You Thought You'd Be by Now

Because you're human, it's normal to formulate opinions based on information you've accumulated up until the present moment. It's natural and necessary in certain situations -- but not when it comes to your life and who you are.<p>Do you ever compare yourself to other people your age and feel like you …

The Positive Psychological Effects of Prayer

Prayer is the practice of connecting to something deeper and more meaningful in life. It is rooted in a sense of spirituality.<p>Prayer is the practice of connecting to something deeper and more meaningful in life. It is rooted in a sense of spirituality. Prayer has two dimensions, one internal in the …

Self-Reflection

101 Simple Pleasures to Boost Happiness

The smiley yellow balloon inspired me to come up with a list of 101 simple pleasures that might make you smile or will perhaps spark other ideas of your own. Of course, simple pleasures aren't universal, so one person's pleasures won't necessarily bring the same boost of happiness to others. But …

Cherry Blossom

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Learn the ropes

Next to the popular treadmills and the busy elliptical machines, just steps away from the weight machines at most gyms, there's usually a large pile of ropes.<p>Battle ropes usually come in pairs. They're each about 50 feet long, and they're a lot thicker than a jump-rope. While battle ropes may seem …

11 Ways To Eat For More Energy

<i>By Amy O'Connor</i><p>When Health magazine asked what nutrition topic you need help with <i>right now</i>, the response was unanimous: eating for energy! You told us you feel run down and exhausted, and turn to sugar and/or caffeine to bolster flagging energy reserves.<p>Bad idea, says Dina Aronson, RD: "Fatigue …

Modern Intimacy: Coping with Neediness

<i>This post is the third in a four-part series written by</i> <i>Dr. Mark Banschick</i><i>, a Greatist Expert, practicing psychiatrist, author of The Intelligent</i> …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

Cure Your Disappointment with Frequent Activity

“One of the finest protections against disappointment is to have a lot going on.” - Alain de Botton<p>Life doesn't feed us a steady stream of fun and …

Mandarin

7 Questions You Will Ask at the End of Your Life

A few months ago I shared twelve pieces of wisdom my grandmother left behind for me after she passed. This wisdom was written in an old leather-bound …

Best Bike Tours for Foodies

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>What better way to sample the culinary delights of a region than by peddling along its backroads, enjoying the scenery and working up an appetite for the next meal?<p><b>Here are ten great itineraries for all you food- and wine-loving cyclists out there:</b><p><b>1. Blue Ridge, …

The Spumoni-Colored Skies Of Wanaka, New Zealand

Source: Flickr<p>Nestled at the foot of the Southern Alps in New Zealand, Wanaka is the perfect resort destination if nearby Queenstown proves too …

New Zealand

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

University of California

The Art Of Self-Love | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We spend many years learning and practicing the art of self-hate. Hating our bodies, our thoughts and our feelings, we walk through life under a …

Google Street View is great for finding directions or checking out a new block. It's also full of people who never thought they'd be caught on camera, like in these 36 bizarre and embarrassing Street View sightings: http://on.mash.to/13Rye9p

Reboot Your Life in 21 Days

Rebooting your life is a gift to yourself. It reconnects you with your spirit, the wisdom and joy that lives in you and the truths that ground your choices. It is a personal anti-virus program for you to be free of what distracts, disorients and keeps you from your best and highest good.<p>Rebooting …

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The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

Charging Gadgets While You Bike Is About to Get a Lot Simpler

Ever gone for a long bike ride in unfamiliar territory? Probably used your phone's GPS to help navigate, right? Convenient. However, that also makes …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review: Better, But Not Best (Update: LTE Version)

Since it arrived last year, the Galaxy S III has been the world's best-selling smartphone that wasn't born in Cupertino. An impressive feat, but one …

HTC One

Here's Your New and Improved Hundred Dollar Bill

The Federal Reserve is making it rain new hundred dollar bills on October 8, 2013. They're more colorful, more secure, and easier to authenticate, …

Breathing Smarter For Better Performance

During any form of physical exertion, most people don't think about breath until they're gasping for it. The most advanced exercisers among us are …