Karolyn Rancourt Chamberlin

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The Dangers of Reading in Bed

In 18th-century Europe, the practice was considered a menace to life and property, but mostly to morals. An Object Lesson.<p>Lord Walsingham’s servants found him in bed one morning in 1831, burnt to a crisp. According to a notice in <i>The Spectator</i>, “his remains [were] almost wholly destroyed, the hands …

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

The 15 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Trainers

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The best exercise might be the one you aren't doing. Switching up your usual workout routine will challenge your muscles in new ways and battle boredom, which could make you more motivated to work out in the first place. So if you catch yourself on the …

13 yoga poses that will help you lose weight

Yoga is a great way to lose weight if practised regularly using the right form. It is light on the joints and the chances of injury – if done …

10 Mini-Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

Unfortunately, prolonging the tasks you dread won't make them go away. Here's how to decrease procrastination and finally tackle your do-to list.

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Does Mindfulness Mean Anything?

We are in the middle of a mindfulness revolution.<p>According to Time, The Huffington Post and a host of other media outlets, mindfulness and meditation are having their moment in the spotlight. From hospitals to corporate wellness programs, mindfulness is — supposedly — a new path to relieving …

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35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

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23 Signs You Grew Up Brazilian

Brazilians are Latinos, but there's so much more about the culture that makes it one of the most unique.<p><b>1. The one thing you hate most is when people ask if you speak "Brazilian."</b>And no, we don't speak Spanish either. We speak ~*~PoRtUgUeSe.~*~<p><b>2. You spell it "Brasil" and not "Brazil."</b><p><b>3. American</b> …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

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Cultivate Focus, Empathy, Humility, & Patience, both Online and Offline.<p><b>“We all have a role to play in building a more peaceful world for future</b> …

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …