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How to Tell Whether It's a Cold or the Flu

Every year it seems to happen, usually around this time. You get a sniffle or maybe a scratchy throat and you wonder, is it just a cold or something …

Public Health

How to invest: An essential guide for beginners ~ Get Rich Slowly

When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about how to …

Investing

This Is How to Be Happy With Yourself Right Now

Let’s be honest. Figuring out how to be happy with yourself in the moment can be a bit of a struggle. I personally find myself always thinking <i>I’ll be</i> …

Happiness

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

Bodyweight Exercise

10 Helpful Tips For People Who Are Low-Key Tired Of Being Single

Trust. It's 100% possible to be single and living a happy, fulfilling life.

10 of the best mental health apps for 2018

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

How Meditation Can Help Lower Stress, Blood Pressure, and Your Risk of Heart Disease

If you’re not yet convinced of the health benefits of meditation, the American Heart Association has another reason to try it: It may help stave off …

10 Apps to Help Put You in the Right Headspace

<b>1. Calm</b><p>(Free)<p>When you’re super-stressed about a work project or had a tense conversation with a friend, open this app to calm yourself down. Calm …

Meditation

Sink Or Surf: How To Live Stress-Free In 2018

As we move into 2018, each and every one of us will hope for a new year that is filled with pleasant moments, experiences and– most importantly–is stress free. The experience of stress is a global phenomena affecting both our work and personal lives. Forty four percent of Americans reported …

Mindfulness

The Crystal You Need In 2018, Based On What You Want To Achieve In The New Year

As the new year inches closer and closer, you may be in the process of deciding how next year will be different from this one. Maybe that means …

Naturopathic Medicine

Use These Free Calculators to Figure Out Paycheck Tax Deductions

How can you figure out how much money you'll take home when you get paid? What will you net after taxes and other deductions are taken out of your …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

30 Quotes About Change in Life And How To Deal With It

<b>Quotes About Change in life and love</b><p>1.) “What I like most about change is that it’s a synonym for “hope”. If you are taking a risk, what you are …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

Recipes

Add these 20 foods to your diet to lower blood pressure

New CDC guidelines will add millions of men and women to the ranks of those with high blood pressure. While 140/80 was once considered the high blood pressure threshold, 130/80 millileters of mercury has taken its place as the magic number.<p>While a staggering 75 million Americans — that’s nearly one …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

Rich Bacon, Cream Cheese, and Bread Crumb Stuffed Mushrooms

These savory stuffed mushrooms are filled with a mixture of bacon, cream cheese, and breadcrumbs.<p>The cream cheese brings the mixture together, but …

23 Recipes That Will Make Cooking Alone Fun

The best part: No sharing required.

These Are Your Next Favorite Fashionista-Approved Traveling Shoes

And by fashionista, I totally mean me.Before I set off on my grand European adventure this summer, I packed <b>five pairs of shoes</b> into my trusty Vera …

Shoes

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get sealed into your brain.<p>Your brain naturally wants to do …

Make Candied Bacon As Soon As You Possibly Can

Bring a tray to brunch this weekend and prepare to be greeted as a hero<p>A side of bacon will always improve a meal, but nothing jazzes up brunch …

17 Resume Cliches That Turn Off Hiring Managers

No two prospective job hunters are exactly alike—but if your “passionate, go-getter attitude” isn't helping you stand out from the pack, it's …

Should You Get A Six Sigma Green Belt?

Six Sigma works even better when combined with lean methodology, and it is then referred to as lean Six Sigma.

Six Sigma

6 can’t-miss sports events to watch this weekend

There are less sports than there used to be, but we’ll get through this together.<p>Happy weekend sports fans! Hopefully all your NBA draft dreams came true on Thursday night — and if you’re a Bulls fan, well, you have a couple of days off to forget about NBA draft grades and the existence of …

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter

Hiring for culture fit can seem like a mystery, but these 4 interview questions will help you get it right every time.<p>If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's …

Employment

Texas Trash Dip Recipe

Recipe by: McCormick Spice<p>"Stop the search! You've found the ultimate ooey, gooey, cheesy bean dip that's all the rage at game-day parties and social …

Switching careers? 5 things you need to know

Time for a professional change? Here's what you should be aware of.<p>No matter how you spend your workdays, you may reach a point where you just plain need a change. Maybe you're ready for something more creative, or you want to start helping people rather than continuing to grow your company's …