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How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

No Time to Meditate? Try Deepak Chopra's 1-Minute Meditation

If the idea of clearing 20 minutes to an hour in your schedule on a busy day feels impossible, try the following 1-minute meditation with Deepak …

The 100% Natural “3-Week” Hair Restoration Method that’s Taking the World by Storm

<b>Can you get a full, thick head of hair in three weeks?</b><p>Without prescription drugs, painful transplants, wigs, or expensive treatments?<p>This …

Hair

Should My Muscles Be Sore After a Workout?

The mantra “no pain, no gain” has long been present in the world of fitness. This misconception is quite commonly translated to mean if you’re not …

5 Minute Crunchless Core Workout (Video!)

Do a 5 minute complete core workout just about anywhere — without any equipment or a single crunch. The #1 job for your core is to stabilize, so …

10 Plank Exercises to Score Sexy Abs Fast

Want to burn calories and find full-body strength while carving out a six-pack? These 10 plank variations can help you get there<p>1. Plank to Pike<p>A<p>B<p>2. …

Workouts

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

Three kotatsu-boosting items to turn your home into a toasty fort against winter’s cold

Even though Japan is a great place to live, not everyone likes every aspect of life in the country. Dishes like grilled eel and organ skewers are …

7 Blow-Dryer Mistakes You're Probably Making

Read this before your next at-home blowout.<p>That glamorous feeling you have when you first step out of a hair salon with your perfectly bouncy Victoria's Secret Fashion Show-worthy blowout? Amazing. But the hot mess you make when you try to recreate that look at home? Not so much. To help you get a …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

The Insanely Effective 15-Minute Workout

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Can you really get an effective workout in only 15 minutes? You bet your abs you can! Maximize every second of your precious time with this simple plan that's as effective (if not more!) than most hour-long training sessions. The secret is that it combines two proven …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

Burnout Signs: The Invisible Ways Your Brain And Body Tell You They've Had Enough

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>Even though you're not obviously melting down, your body and brain are trying to tell you that they've had enough.<p><b>During a quick nap, you had a crazy dream about your coworkers turning into mice wearing cardigans.</b><p>But wait (you're thinking): A short doze means I'm taking care of …

How to Never Forget the Name of Someone You Know: The Science of Memory

How would you like to be able to recall the name of a client or associate you just met?<p>How would you like to go to the bank and not fumble for your …

The Habits of Successful People: They Start Before They Feel Ready

In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he started a magazine for students and made money by …

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better.<p>Many studies and much research has been invested into the how …