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The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Centers for Disease Control

6 Tips to Build a Better Bedtime Routine

Sure, without a bedtime routine, you will eventually fall asleep. But who knows how long that will take—or how well you will actually sleep when the …

Sleep

How anxiety became a modern epidemic greater than depression

Everybody feels anxious at some point in their lives; starting a new job, trying to impress a date, sitting an exam, we expect to feel agitated and nervous, the butterflies fluttering in our stomachs. But for those suffering from anxiety or panic disorders such feelings are much stronger and more …

University of Cambridge

How to Wake Up Earlier in the Morning

Because uuuuggghhhfjnjlknaiudghpoenughhhhh.<p>Getting up early is one of those Sisyphean wellness goals I resolve to achieve every single New Year, along with exercising more and Seamless-ing less. Does it ever work? LOL.<p>But it's <i>possible</i>, and, as basically every high-performing HBIC will tell you, …

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

Self-improvement

Harley Pasternak's 3 Tips to be beach-body ready in just 6 weeks

You’ve left it until now to get in shape for summer. With beach season at your doorstep, is it too late? According to NB fitness ambassador and …

These Workouts Are Blowing Up on Pinterest | Women's Health

So if your boards are looking a little sparse, we're bringing you nine of our best core, butt, and arm workouts so you can pin now and sweat later. Get ready to turn your Pinterest board into washboard abs, baby! <i>(For more tips on how to build muscle, pick up Lift to Get Lean by Holly Perkins.)</i><p>Abs …

Steps to Success, Part 7: Developing Self-Control - Your Morning Cup of Inspiration

“A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25: 28<p>While you legally may be an adult at 18, age is not …

Self Control

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain