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7 Alterative Medicine Treatments to Help Reduce Anxiety

Although it's normal to feel anxious from time to timef you feel anxious without reason and if these worries persist and affect your day-to-day life, …

Meditation Beats Anxiety By Activating Certain Brain Regions, Study Finds

Mindfulness meditation -- nonjudgmental awareness of thoughts and emotions -- is known for its anxiety-busting powers, and now scientists are getting a better understanding of <i>why</i> it has this impact in the brain.<p>Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that meditation has effects on …

The Three Most Expensive Business Scams

Getting scammed is the worst. Not only do you waste money when you’re the victim of a scammer, but you feel like an idiot for letting it happen to you, too.<p>We hear all the time about scams in private life, from people peddling fake investment schemes to teams of guys who drive up to your house and …

The Workplace

Divide and Conquer Anxiety, Stress, and Procrastination

If you are weary of feeling anxious and stressed, are you procrastinating on coping? Let’s take a divide and conquer approach by first separating …

8 of the best history fiction books of 2014

<i>BBC History Magazine</i>’s regular fiction reviewer, Nick Rennison, offers a guide to eight of the best history fiction books of the year: eight eras, …

Books

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Beck's Long Balancing Act

Beck was recording his latest album when he encountered an unexpected hazard in the studio.<p>"I got bit by a black widow in the middle of this recording session," he says laughing. "I was in the hospital, and my arm was all swollen up."<p>That was only one of the indignities Beck suffered on the way to</i> …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth George Speare<p>Sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in 1687. Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she …

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

• <b>Author:</b> Ransom Riggs<p><b>The #1 New York Times Best Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Judi Dench.</b> <b></b><b><br>Bonus features</b><b><br>• Q&A with author Ransom Riggs</b><b><br>• Eight pages of color stills from the film</b><b><br>• Sneak</b> …

Hollow City

• <b>Author:</b> Ransom Riggs<p><b>Read the sequel to the New York Times #1 best-selling book. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi …

Rush Revere and the First Patriots

• <b>Author:</b> Rush Limbaugh<p>America’s #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author presents the second book in a series for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans.<p><i>Rush Revere rides again! Saddle up</i> …

City of Ashes

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Is love worth betraying everything? Plunge into the second adventure in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>).<p>Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a …

Fools' Gold

• <b>Author:</b> Philippa Gregory<p>All that glitters may well be gold in the third book in the Order of Darkness series from #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Philippa Gregory.<p>Tasked to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice just in time for Carnival. Amid the masks, parties, …

The Giver

• <b>Author:</b> Lois Lowry<p>Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. This ebook includes a sample chapter of GATHERING BLUE.<p>Aug 01, 1994 – Winner of the 1994 …

Four Important Things You Must Do to Protect Yourself Online This Year

2013 was a pretty crappy year for Internet privacy, wasn’t it? While Edward Snowden’s leak of the NSA’s classified documents about the electronic …