Maggie Conner

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Want to Be More Successful in 2017? Kill These 10 Self-Destructive Habits

These are the habits that could kill your 2017 resolutions.<p>I spent much of my twenties in a state of self-sabotage. No matter how many signs indicated that success was right in front of me as an online marketing consultant, I never really believed that I was good enough to be an entrepreneur. …

5 Ways To Stop Settling For Less Than You Deserve

A person becomes an accomplice in their own dissatisfaction when they constantly settle for less than what they want. As you begin to make decisions that reflect what you desire from your life and your relationships, you will start to feel better about yourself. The better you feel, the easier it …

Self-Criticism

"Violations" of a Basic Law of Physics Created Mysterious Dark Energy, Propose Scientists

Physicists have proposed that one of the fundamental laws of physics, the law of conversation of energy, had a “violation” in the early stages of the …

Tips, tricks and mistakes to avoid when motivating yourself, according to a psychologist

Those who feel guilty for skipping a trip to the gym or switching on the TV instead of picking up a book after a long day at work can take comfort in …

Victoria’s Secret Hair How-To Tutorial: Secrets Straight From the Angels' Hairstylist

For the latter part of the millennium, Victoria’s Secret hair has been big, sexy, tousled, and about as unattainable as Gigi Hadid's abs. Even if you're the biggest Angel fangirl (no judgments), watching the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has always felt a little like a masterclass in things we'll …

Hair

Constant Gym-Goer Ditched Her Cardio Workouts for Powerlifting and Lost 37 Lbs.

For years, Alice Fields was a cardio queen, who would toil away on the treadmill in the hopes of slimming down. But her weight wouldn’t budge — until …

Exercise

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing your sense of purpose adds up to 7 years of extra life expectancy.<p>But finding your purpose can be quite challenging since it can be an abstract and …

Happiness

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Tense? On the edge? This grounding meditation will help you find peace

In today’s wired world, we are always rushing to meet a deadline or being bombarded with constant stimuli. Add to that the pressures of home, family …

Meditation

Parents, put the phone down — after you read this

OK, kids, a quick moment to gloat: As it turns out, it’s not just you; it’s us parents too. We just can’t stop staring at screens.<p>That’s the result of a new national survey suggesting that parents spend nine hours a day plugged into tech, with only an hour and a half of it dedicated to work and …

Parenting

Why Some People Like Exercise and Others Don't: Because Happiness

If you're happy and you know it, put on your running shoes.<p>You don't need to read about yet another study proving how fantastic exercise is for your mental health and well-being. Scientists already understand there's a strong link between happiness and physical activity.<p>What wasn't known, however, …

Could yoga nidra be the key to wiping out stress and anxiety…for good?

Raise your hand if your favorite part of yoga class is savasana? If that’s the case—and, let’s be honest, it’s true for all of us at some …

4 Ways to Make Yourself More Productive, According to an Expert

Ever needed to be productive… but you just don’t <i>feel</i> like it? And you literally end up negotiating with yourself in order to get things done?<p>I end up …

Family History of Heart Disease? You Can Still Cut Risk 50 Percent

DNA isn’t destiny when it comes to heart attacks. That's at least the takeaway from a new study of more than 55,000 adults published in the <i>New</i> …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Watch Two Dolphins Collide Trying to Impress A Boatload of Humans

<b>If there’s one thing that dolphins and surfers have in common, it’s an affinity for playing in waves.</b> It’s quite common to see a pod of the ocean’s …

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How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

Exercise is good for your brain, as long as you don't skip too many workouts: study

Think it's OK to take a week off from working out? Think again ... if you even can. A study published last month in <i>Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience</i> finds the benefits of exercise on the brain can fade after just 10 days.<p>Previous studies have shown that exercise increases blood flow to the brain, …

The Rise of Santa Muerte Worship and Demon Exorcism in Mexico

VICE travels to Mexico City to sit in on a pastor's demon liberation ceremony and meet people who believe they've been possessed.<p>Across Mexico, millions of devout people are cutting ties with the Catholic Church and turning their faith toward the patron saint of outcasts and personification of …

8 Reasons You're Always Bloated

Bloat is no joke. That swollen sensation seems to pop up morning, noon, and night with no regard for the fact that we have jobs to do, people to see, …

Infrared Photographs Reveal The Secret Worlds Our Eyes Can’t See

People, forests, cities: documentary photographer Edward Thompson uses infrared film to uncover new things about familiar subjects.<p>The appeal of infrared photography is in its ability to reveal aspects of our world that are normally invisible, picking up longer wavelengths of light that our eyes …

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

2 Things You Must Let Go to Find Happiness and Satisfaction

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Essential Guide to Getting a Stronger Back

No more excuses.<p>While most gym-going men spend plenty of time honing their arms and chests, the back often goes neglected - probably because it's harder to admire in the changing room mirror afterwards.<p>But, as <i>Esquire</i> fitness expert Harry Jameson points out, what's behind you is equally as important …

The Scientifically Proven Way to Increase Brain Power

Experts are finding that running could reign supreme in growing and maximizing our brain's power.<p>One of your most invaluable organs is cradled within your cranium and is made up of billions of neurons. The brain is the crucial conductor of your daily life.<p>We rely on our brains for everything from …

What's your birth flower?

There are lots of ways in which we like to celebrate our birthdays – being with our friends and families, enjoying a slice of <b>homemade cake</b> and …