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Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Mental Health

Suze Orman Says You're Not Ready to Retire Until You've Done This

"You should be grabbing every opportunity you can to eliminate the known risks in your retirement plan."<p>My fellow baby boomers, we need to talk. More …

Retirement

How Traveling Back In Time Could Really, Physically Be Possible

It’s one of the greatest tropes in movies, literature, and television shows: the idea that we could travel back in time to alter the past. From the time turner in <i>Harry Potter</i> to <i>Back To The Future</i> to <i>Groundhog Day</i>, traveling back in time provides us with the possibility of righting wrongs in our own …

Physics

There is a simple strategy that may be better for your money than budgeting — and almost no one uses it

If you've already taken this step and continue to struggle with the balancing act between monthly income and expenditures, it can start to feel hopeless. But there's still hope: another approach to consider is changing the due dates of your bills.<p>It's a tactic few people think to implement, but one …

Personal Finance

6 Simple Strategies to Instantly Reduce Stress and Anxiety | Inc.com

Whether we like it or not, the demands of modern society generate stress and anxiety. The jobs we work and the material wealth we value make significant demands on our time and energy--both of which have an impact on our emotional state. And since most people experience stress and anxiety in some …

Mindfulness

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Amazon just made shopping at Whole Foods cheaper — here's exactly how much you'll save on each item

Whole Foods just got less expensive.<p>On Monday, the day that Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of the grocer went through, prices on certain Whole Foods items immediately dropped.<p>"Starting Monday, Whole Foods Market will offer lower prices on a selection of best-selling staples across its stores, …

Whole Foods

Set yourself up to get the most out of retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Some people approaching retirement may be asking with trepidation: What’s it going to be …

Retirement

Is Orgasmic Meditation a Cult?

Fans say it helps women experience better, more frequent orgasms. Critics say it’s overblown marketing.<p>Searching for inner peace? For a growing …

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.<p>Mindfulness has become a …

Mindfulness

12.9 vs 10.5 Apple iPad Pros, Bixby Voice, and iOS 11 beta (MobileTechRoundup show #401)

Both Kevin and Matthew purchased the new Apple iPad Pro, but in different sizes. One uses it mostly at home while the other is a road warrior. Matt …

iPad

The magic gadget that makes your iPhone a universal remote is now only $15 on Amazon

If you buy only one iPhone accessory in your lifetime, it should definitely be a protective case like this one. Seriously, Apple’s iPhones are …

Tech Trends

The Truth About Treating Depression

Here’s a surprising stat: Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the latest figures from the World Health …

World Health Organization

Start Small, Start Now: Daily Ways to Build Resilience | Heleo

“Most people define resilience as recovering from a hurricane or a divorce, a big thing. If you define it as small, you can improve.”<p><b>Amy Cuddy</b> is a …

Self-help

33 Movies to Watch When Your Brain Is Completely Fried

There's a certain level of tiredness that overcomes all of us in the hours between coming home from work and going to bed. You're beat, sure, but not <i>quite</i> ready to pass out. This...

Entertainment

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

Exercise

This Type of Thinking Can Help with Depression

People who struggle with anxiety or depression often ruminate on negative thoughts, like past missteps or feelings that they’re not good enough. The …

United States

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

Meditation

12 Smart Tax Moves You Can Make in 2017

The prospect of reading and thinking about taxes may not be that exciting to you, but give it a second thought. The more you know, the less in taxes you may pay and the more money you can save. Use these 12 smart tax moves to strengthen your current and future financial security.<p>Image source: Getty …

How To Support A Partner With Depression: Reddit Users Share Their Tips

#7: Don’t forget to take care of yourself.<p>When a partner is suffering from depression, it can be difficult to know how to help them while staying …

Study Skills

Forget counting calories, fat and sugar – taking care of your gut is what matters

Ditching restrictive dieting and calorie-counting is the key to maintaining a healthy weight according to a leading scientist determined to change …

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

Exercise

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Actuaries Longevity Illustrator - Welcome to the Actuaries Longevity Illustrator

Planning for retirement can be complicated, and there are many factors that must be taken into account. One of the most important, and sometimes …

Retirement

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Longer, Healthier Retirement

Think about your money and your lifestyle.<p>The good news: A recent Harvard study found that life expectancy for 65-year-olds has increased by almost a …

Retirement

iOS 10 lets you delete built-in apps: Here's what you should replace them with

iOS 10 lets you delete built-in apps such as Mail and Calculator. Here are some better third-party replacements you can download.<p>Apple's iOS 10 …

Apps

This Foolproof 5-Minute Exercise Will Cure Your Procrastination

It's so simple there's no excuse not to try it.<p>There's no shortage of procrastination cures out there, but few of them come with the sort of detailed instructions that make them easy to put into practice. Be kind to yourself, suggest psychologists, for instance. Which sounds nice, but if that were …

Procrastination