Laura Foglia

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41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

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5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

Understanding Illusion: The Key to a Clear & Calm Mind.

Tibetan texts on tantric yoga sometimes say that you should see whatever appears to your sense perception as the rainbow light body of the deity that …

Healing From Depression With the Use of Mindfulness Behavior

Many people have become familiar with my story, and if you are someone who is not -- I come from a past tainted by depression, anxiety and self-injury. The most common questions I have been asked are "how did I journey into hope and healing?" and "how did I break the cycle of self-harm?'<p>The answers …

15 Unique Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes

Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes? They are delicious, a beautiful jewel color and healthy but did you know they aren’t actually potatoes? Technically, …

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3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance

There are 7 main energy centers in the body, known as chakras. Each chakra is located throughout our body so that it correlates to specific body …

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Some Thoughts on Depression and Solitude

So I’m having this conundrum.On the one hand: I love solitude. And I mean LOVE it. Long stretches of time to myself have always been a luxurious …

8 Things to Consider When Your Depression Is Not Getting Better

I keep getting the same email over and over again, and my heart aches each time I read it: “I have tried <b>everything</b> to overcome my depression, but …

Beware the dangers in psychiatric diagnosis

While doctors rely on tests for accurate diagnosis of an illness, psychiatrists can often only guess at problems. This means the potential for mistakes can be huge<p>Making a psychiatric diagnosis can be a tricky business. In some ways, it’s like making a medical diagnosis. Both medical doctors and …

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

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Why Depression Needs a New Definition

Many psychiatrists believe that a new approach to diagnosing and treating depression—linking individual symptoms to their underlying mechanisms—is needed for research to move forward.<p>In his <i>Aphorisms</i>, Hippocrates defined melancholia, an early understanding of depression, as a state of “fears and …

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Study: Meditation Can Help Reduce Self-Critical Behavior

A study finds that lovingkindness meditation, a Buddhist practice, helps weed out negative behavior and ease symptoms of depression.<p>Perfectionism can have its benefits--motivation and setting high standards for your work-life--but it can also have negative side effects, like heightened levels of …

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What No One Tells You About Depression (but I Will)

Back in 2009, I had my first stay in a psychiatric ward; I was there for a week. At that point in my battle with major depression, my hourly thoughts …

12 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With Depression

Those who know and love people with depression usually want nothing other than to help. But during the times I've been depressed, even the most well-intentioned efforts to help often backfired.<p>While most of the things people told me while I was depressed stemmed from compassion, they also stemmed …

Drink this Daily for Alkaline Balance, Inflammation & Clear Skin

<b><br>Ingredients:</b><p>1-2 cups water (room temp or hot water are both fine based on preference)<br>• 1 lemon, juiced and sliced<br>• 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar<br>• 1 tsp. aloe …

Educate Your Heart: Lessons from the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama turns 80 on July 6. To celebrate a few days early, three of his most influential interpreters and explicators whipped up an …

Poisons, plants and Palaeolithic hunters

Dozens of common plants are toxic. Archaeologists have long suspected that our Palaeolithic ancestors used plant poisons to make their hunting …

Temporary foreign workers prepare to leave the country

They're packing their bags, but they're not ready to go.<p>Thousands of temporary foreign workers will see their permits expire on Wednesday, and …

Cheesy Onion and Potato Gratin

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Wanna know the real secret to a successful, happy marriage? Plenty of melted cheese and crisp crusts. Communication and mutual understanding come in a distant second and third.<p>My wife is the kind of woman who likes …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

24 Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

What Kitchen Short Cuts Am I Missing?<p>I have owned a food processor for almost a decade but only recently tried out the cheese grater attachment - and instantly felt like a complete idiot for wasting countless hours of my life grating cheese by hand. I am sure there must be many other techniques i …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …