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The Best And Worst Exercises To Do When You Have A Cold

If you're feeling under the weather, exercise may be the last thing you feel like doing -- and it's true that when your body's already under a lot of stress, making it do more work isn't always a good idea. But in some cases, light to moderate activity may actually help you feel better, says …

5 Ways to Help a Depressed Friend

Clearly, there are limits to what a friend can do and how involved you can be, but helping a friend with severe depression get treated can mean the difference between life and death.<p>Your friend has suddenly clammed up on you. You ordinarily speak, email or text each other every day, but when you …

Mental Health

How To Float Your Stress Away (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

How To Relax In Under A Minute (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

What got you here won't get you there. If you want to see different results, you have to do something different. If you want to see progress each week, then you have to progress each week.<p>Success in the gym, as with most things in life, comes down to mastering the basics.<p>With that in mind, here are …

Broccoli slows arthritis, researchers think

<b>Eating lots of broccoli may slow down and even prevent osteoarthritis, UK researchers believe.</b><p>The University of East Anglia team is starting human trials following on from successful lab studies.<p>Tests on cells and mice showed that a broccoli compound - which humans can also get from Brussels …

How Well Do You Face the Trials and Tribulations of Your Life?

Have you noticed that it isn't so much what happens to you that determines the quality of your life, but rather how well you deal with your life? It's about what goes on inside of you that matters far more than how you measure up to some external measurement of success.<p>Have you noticed that it …

These 12 Quotes Will Give You An Instant Confidence Boost, Guaranteed (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

The One Thing You're Not Doing That Will Completely Boost Your Focus

For many of us, true silence only comes when we close our eyes and turn in for the night.<p>Even when we're "listening," our minds churn an inner dialogue: We're deciding what we'll say next, contemplating the way the speaker's mouth is moving, thinking about what's for lunch.<p>A healthy fix of silence …

Migraine sufferers' brains 'show structural differences'

<b>There are structural differences in parts of the brain between people who have migraines and those who do not, according to a review by Danish researchers.</b><p>The analysis of 20 separate studies, in the journal Neurology, showed changes in the brain's white matter and tiny lesions could be …

What Productive People Do To Get It All Done

<i>By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News</i><p>If you struggle to check everything off your list, you aren't alone. According to a 2012 survey by LinkedIn, only 11 percent of professionals globally said they were able to complete all the items on their to-do list in an average workday. The survey also found that …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment.<p>Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on …

5 Sleep Apps To Help You Get More And Better Rest

We usually tell you to leave your phone outside the bedroom when it's time to hit the hay.<p>In a 2012 Time/Qualcomm poll, 68 percent of people ages 18 to 44 said they keep their phones next to their beds at night. Not only is there the urge to check nearby devices, there's also the light (and sounds) …

GPS Guide: Rob White's Tips For Combatting Nervousness

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Eating Whole Fruits Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

When it comes to lowering your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, eating whole fruit -- and <i>not</i> the juice form -- could do you some good, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health found an association between eating at least two servings of fruit a week and …

These Unintentionally Profound Statements Reveal The Simplest Truths

Sometimes we're stunned by the profundity of the greats. Take for example 17th-century philosopher Renᅢᄅ Descartes who wrote, "I think, therefore I am." (And <i>that</i> makes us think.)<p>In other instances, the most profound moments worth contemplating are mere accidents. Take Reddit commenter …

4 Big Reasons Why Your Relationships Fail

Want a path to a life well-lived? Take time to nurture and savor your closest relationships.<p>When you're 80 years old and facing the end of your long life -- a life hopefully well-lived -- what will have been the biggest predictor of whether you would flourish throughout your life or not? A hint: …

Self-Criticism

10 New Steps to Getting Unstuck by Forgiving

"Giving forth" is a powerful spiritual step of change. Reinforcing this emotional chapter of your journey will be important as your mind, body and spirit learn to function in a new way.<p>I have a healing goal in my life this year to clear out my body of old pain... old poison... because it is time. …

A Legacy of Beauty

Beauty nourishes life. Let's let our beautiful words awaken our loved ones to the beauty in their lives. Let's be aware that as we express the myriad ways beauty enriches our lives, we participate with the sun in beautifying these long last days of summer.<p>In a world fraught with chaos, violence and …

Divorce

How Insomnia Affects How The Brain Concentrates

Researchers have new clues as to why it's <i>so hard</i> to concentrate after a bad night's sleep.<p>A new study published in the journal Sleep shows that even though people with insomnia and people without insomnia were able to perform equally on a working memory task, the brains of those with the condition …

Brain Changes May Explain Stroke Risk In Migraine Sufferers

It was hard to ignore those headlines saying that people with migraine have brain damage, even if you're not among the 12 percent or so who do suffer from these painful, recurring headaches.<p>Don't panic, says the neurologist whose work sparked those alarming headlines. "It's still not something to …

Insomniacs' brains lose focus, scans suggest

<b>Brain scans of people who say they have insomnia have shown differences in brain function compared with people who get a full night's sleep.</b><p>Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, said the poor sleepers struggled to focus part of their brain in memory tests.<p>Other experts said that …

Our Biggest Hardships Can Lead to Our Happiest Days

Stay strong and persevere. Don't let the hardships steal your joy or purpose. Experience the sadness, anger or whatever emotions that need to be expressed, then ask for clarity and direction.<p>Ever felt beat down by life? We all have difficult life phases where we just can't see anything positive …

How to Build An Empire of Happiness

Being happy doesn't mean that I don't have storms that shake my foundation. What it means is that my foundation might be shaken, but it will not be destroyed and crumble.<p>I'm going to be honest. There was a time in my life where I wasn't so happy. I was satisfied, because I really did have …

Stomping Ground

Sleep Deprivation Affects Face Appearance, Study Shows

This is for everyone who's ever been asked "Are you feeling OK?" after a bad night's sleep.<p>A small new study in the journal Sleep shows that sleep-deprived faces look more, shall we say, <i>weary</i> -- in the form of redder and more swollen eyes, dark under-eye circles, more wrinkles and droopier eyelids …

A 'Backwards' Approach to Moving Forward

Maybe all 30-year-olds say that because they feel young and invincible and like the world is at their fingertips. For me, I need to know I have made the biggest effort I can make.<p>Traditionally, people follow certain steps when it comes to moving forward in romanic relationships. Many people meet, …

Siblings