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3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

Buy more vegetables instead of omega-3 supplements to improve heart health, report says

Fish oil and omega-3 supplements do little to help the heart and consumers are better off spending money on vegetables, a major new study has found.<p>The huge review looking at trial data from more than 100,000 people around the world also failed to show any evidence that the popular supplements can …

Holistic Medicine

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way (Warning: Once You Do You Can't Un-See It)

Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them.<p>Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but …

Bill Gates

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Is Back Squatting Killing Your Shoulder Health?<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>If the back squat is irritating your shoulders, it could be your …

bodysculpting

Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

In recent years, studies have started pointing to nuts as a way to boost heart health, but most of them were observational with a limited sample …

Diets

Trouble Ahead For The Housing Market

<i>We're starting to see rising supply & flat/declining prices.</i><p>Our good friend John Rubino over at DollarCollapse.com just released an analysis titled …

Real Estate

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

Countdown to retirement: a five-year plan

For most of your working life, it wasn’t exactly a pressing concern. You might have pondered it for a few minutes as you skimmed your company’s benefits handout, checking to see if your new glasses were covered or if you’ll be reimbursed for your gym membership. Retirement was more like a vague, …

Retirement

I was mugged on holiday. Don’t make the mistakes I made | Patrick Collinson

It happened within an hour of arriving at Barcelona airport – and just a day after I had filed a piece on holiday money for these pages. What I hadn’t reckoned on was the organised gangs that are out to target tourists, particularly, it has to be said, in Spain. And how, with just a few simple …

Credit Cards

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Fix Your Posture to Maximize Muscle

Use this head-to-toe guide to make sure your posture is picture-perfect<p>Without even looking at you, I'm pretty sure you have a posture problem. That's because almost everyone I see has a posture problem. After years of evaluating clients at my fitness center in Indianapolis, I've learned to spot an …

Yoga

How couples can avoid driving each other crazy in retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>We’d only been retired for a few weeks when the questions started coming.<p>“How’re you …

Retirement

These brain foods can improve your thinking and mood

Research proves that proper nutrition is essential to promote brain and overall body health, and to defend against diseases such as Alzheimer’s …

Alzheimer's Disease

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Motivation

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

Cancer Study Suggests There's an Optimum Amount of Alcohol You Should Drink

The benefit of light drinking is small, though.<p>If you read any health news, you’re constantly getting conflicting news about your alcohol consumption …

Alcohol

How to Plug the 3 Leaks That Can Sink Even the Best Retirement Plan

It's not just fees that you have to worry about.<p>By now, most investors know that high investment fees can eat away at your returns — and nest egg — …

Retirement

There's a HIIT for weight lifting, too. And it works really well.

You may already know it by another name.<p>Everyone wants to work out less and see more gains, right?. Sweat for 20 minutes instead of an hour <i>and</i> get in shape faster? Come on. What could be better than that?<p>That’s the appeal of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. Keep your heart rate way up for …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Work from Home

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer. (No cancer is <i>completely</i> preventable, though; genetics and bad luck are factors, too.) But …

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

Bowel Cancer Is Rising Among Millenials, and Diet May Play a Role

A new study finds colorectal cancer is more of a problem for younger adults than ever before.<p>A new study funded by the American Cancer Society has …

This common toothpaste ingredient could be wreaking havoc on your gut

Triclosan is everywhere, but its days seem to be numbered.<p>Even if you’ve never heard of it, you’ve almost certainly come across triclosan. A highly effective antibacterial and antifungal ingredient, triclosan is found in all kinds of toothpastes, hand sanitizers, deodorants, mouthwashes, …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …