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The Weird Sign You're Perfect For Each Other

We guarantee you'll be thinking about this on your next date<p>Forget a mutual love of <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> or your eerily similar workout playlists; new research suggests that there's a better way to determine if you're soul mates, and it has to do with the way you speak. People who use the same …

When We Use Fate As A Scapegoat

Making decisions can be difficult, and making a <i>hard</i> decision can up the stress even more. A new study suggests that when we have an especially hard decision to make, we're more likely to use the belief in fate as a coping mechanism.<p>The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, suggests …

The Breakfast That Keeps You Fuller Longer

Eat this in the a.m. to feel happy and satisfied throughout the morning<p>At this point, you probably know that it’s a really good idea to eat breakfast—it not only stokes your metabolism, but it also sets the tone for healthy eating throughout the day. And now, a new study from the journal <i>Appetite</i> …

Why Starting a Detox Program Should Be a Top Health Priority for 2014 -- Part I

First the bad news: The evidence is now overwhelming that pollution contributes to chronic disease. Almost every system in the body can be disrupted by levels of exposure to toxins commonly found in the majority of Americans. (14) Many toxins target multiple systems and can set off cascades of …

Wellness

Intention... Preparation... Action... Results... Repeat!

As we embark on a new year and ring in 2014, I want to talk about going beyond New Year's resolutions. I think it is great to set goals, but I think "goal setting" is only a half measure, at best. Many of us say we want to change things in our lives, but we often do not follow through with …

Mindfulness Meditation Is the Direct Way to Happiness

We often wonder what our lives would be like without meditation or mindfulness. We were talking with our partner, neuroscientist and yogi Brian Jones, about this recently, who said, "With all the mass overstimulation and continuously heightened levels of stress, it's easy to see why we're all going …

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

3 Lessons to Eliminate Hardships

The joys of life are sometimes anything but joyful. There are moments that enrapture us with delight: falling in love, the birth of new life, incredible accomplishments, and so on. Then there are scenarios that shake our very foundation: death and tragedy and sudden loss. True joy is achieved …