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10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

30 Skin-Care Products That Deliver Instant Results

Patience is overrated.<p>Skin care generally requires patience in order to see results. (Annoying, right?) But if you've got angry, red skin or baggy eye circles, waiting really sucks.<p>If you need a near-instant fix, look for certain key ingredients in your products: Hyaluronic acid, caffeine, and …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

How a rescue dog saved me

When we met, Lady was cowering beneath a desk at Monika's Doggie Rescue in Ingleside, 28 kilometres north of the Sydney CBD.<p>She was too timid to be …

How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions

Important life decisions can be challenging to make. They are often complicated, involving many factors, some of them with competing interests. The …

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

All the Reasons I Smoke Weed Every Single Day — but Never Drink

I can't remember the last time I didn't smoke pot before climbing into bed. People are often shocked by this fact, though. I eat a plant-based diet, I exercise often, I'm up at 5 a.m. every single morning, and I'm a yoga teacher. After years of being unhealthy and overweight, I'm proud of the …

Wellness

2 Ways to Get What You Want: Ask and Attract

If you want something, learn to ask others or ask the universe.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm constantly endeavoring to simplify how to get what you want, both rapidly and accurately. In the process of doing so, I've discovered two simple ways to get what you want …

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

17 True Crime Documentaries To Watch Before They Leave Netflix

The current pop culture fascination with true crime documentaries is real, and it is not going anywhere. If you're one of the many, <i>many</i> people …

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait

Enhance relationships, have great conversations, think creatively, and problem-solve better.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

9 Little Things Mindful People Do Differently, According To Therapists

There's been a lot of talk about mindfulness lately, and although you might know the importance of staying present and meditating, you might be …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be more productive! Less stressed! Ready to tackle goals</i> …

Productivity

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Great Depression

Weekend Plans: This Quiche With a Magic Sweet Potato Crust

Eggs, kale, and a killer gluten-free crust.<p>It never occurred to me that a quiche recipe belonged on Healthyish until I passed through Topanga, California last May. My morning began with a long run in the canyon that felt like getting into a fight with a mountain (the mountain won) compared to my …

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It’ll leave you looking and feeling …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

Diet & Fitness<p>These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive …

Workouts

Sitting down can build fat around your organs, study shows

Besides the ever-so-annoying belly fat, there's also a much more "invisible" — but just as harmful — kind of fat: one that sits around our internal …

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

The top 10 mental health apps

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

Mental Health

This Anti-Aging Serum Was Developed by Harvard Scientists—and I'm Obsessed With It

Anyone with a solid skincare regimen knows the importance of using a serum. But this serum in particular ups the ante on all other anti-aging …

Why America Is the Only Rich Country Without Universal Health Care

Universal Health Care in Different Countries, Pros and Cons of Each<p>Why America Is the Only Rich Country Without Universal Health Care<p>Updated …

Health Care

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

11 Anxiety Hacks That Psychologists Swear By

If you struggle with anxiety, then you already know it can take a pretty major toll on your life. From the physical symptoms — like a racing heart …

Depression

Drinking Alcohol Causes Irreversible DNA Damage, Increases Cancer Risk: Study

A new study has found out why alcohol increases risk of cancer in the human body. It is widely known that regular consumption of alcoholic beverages …

Calling cancer’s bluff with neoantigen vaccines

State-of-the art tumour-genome sequencing and analysis is enabling researchers to provide uniquely personalized immunotherapy.<p>Cancer is famous for …

Immunotherapy

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Self-help