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The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

Los Angeles

7 Ways To Break Literally Any Habit, According To Experts

Healthy habits play a important role in keeping your happiness afloat, and boosting productivity. From developing a morning and evening routine, to …

Self-help

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

5 Behaviours People Call Lazy That Are Actually Signs Of Intelligence, According to Science

The current British heatwave has made marg-sipping, park-lounging, responsibility-avoiding sloths of us all. But if you consider yourself a little on …

London School of Economics

5 Daily Habits That Can Make the Most Positive Impact on Your Life

I would start by avoiding gossip.<p>The happiness and positivity movement is in full gear. I mean, who doesn't want to live and work with optimism, focus, and balance and steer clear of fear, stress, and worry?<p>If you're like me, you're always looking for that positive edge to cope with a packed …

Success

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

The best type of exercise for burning abdominal fat probably isn't what you think it is

Abdominal fat is notorious for being the hardest to shift, and there's a biological reason for that (you can read more on why here). Because the fat that gathers around your middle can be so stubborn, many people find themselves fixating their workouts around toning their stomach. But according to …

The Thinking Man's Guide to Meditation

How to build a more peaceful mind in an ever more chaotic world<p>I am seated comfortably in my sunroom, feet flat on the floor, spine straight but not stiff, gaze lowered. Nobody is home, it’s quiet, and I am ready.<p>A soft voice—male, British, smooth—fills the room with gentle instruction, a laptop …

If You’re Constantly Overthinking Everything, Try This To Chill Out

To call me an over-thinker would be a serious understatement. No joke here, some days, it is not fun to be up in my brain, because it just feels like …

The only 8 words you need to motivate you to take action

“Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful (people)with talent. …

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

9 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With an Inauthentic Person

There is no skill more important to success than being able to detect who is sincere and who isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Authentic people are self-aware. They avoid blaming others for their own mistakes and accept their strengths and weaknesses. They show …

Self-help

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Weight Loss

This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Is the Hottest Drink of Summer | Real Simple

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pour the rosé into ice cube trays and freeze until solid, 8 hours or overnight.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

The Connection Between Sugar and Depression

Image by Brook Lark<p>Food can have many effects on your mood and emotions. When you’re hungry and want food, you can be grumpy, upset, or even angry. …

Nutrition

A Zen Buddhist monk’s simple guide to clean spaces and tidy minds

You are cordially invited to <i>the</i> most important event of the season: A cleanup.<p>Tidying spaces is a great way to create order at work, at home, and in your head, and you needn’t do it alone, according to the Japanese Zen Buddhist monk Shoukei Matsumoto. In his self-help book, <i>A Monk’s Guide to a Clean</i> …

Meditation

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

<b>Daydreaming is known</b> to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Mindfulness

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Whether or not you eat right and work out, these important habits will make you healthier.<p>Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? …