Matt Johnstun

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Should You Shower in the Morning, or at Night? Yes.

There were few greater sins in my childhood home than going to bed dirty, though I could sometimes appease my mother by just washing my feet before slipping between the clean sheets. Now, as an adult, I cannot bear to get in bed with the grime of the day clinging to my skin. And I’m not alone.<p>We …

Skin Care

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

How to Stay Positive During a Stressful Season | Inc.com

Viktor E. Frankl lost his father, mother, brother and wife to the horrors of the Holocaust. He survived Auschwitz and went on to write a book about his ordeal called <i>Man's Search for Meaning.</i><p>It's one of my favorites, and I tend to think of it whenever the holidays roll around. Don't get me wrong: …

Happiness

What Does an Anxiety Disorder Feel Like? Here Are 4 Signs You May Have a Problem

If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population …

The Brain

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

What the living can learn from the dying

“When we come close to the end of our life, what’s really important makes itself known.”<p>We know that we will die, yet we spend much of our lives trying very hard not to think about it. But is it wise to ignore death? Could we live better if we spent more time thinking about our own mortality?<p>Frank …

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Healthy Eating

Floating Away Your Anxiety And Stress

When I mentioned to a friend that my baseline neurosis has evolved from daily stress into anxiety, her response was – "Go for a float!"<p>A float?<p>Yes — spend an hour in a dark, soundproof room floating in a body-temperature warm pool. "The heavy salt concentration does the work for you," my friend …

Insomnia

This Is What Happens When You Seek Professional Help For Your Mental Health

A guide to appointments, diagnosis and treatment.<p>Seeking medical help if you’re concerned about your mental health is a positive step forward towards …

Mental Health

6 scientific tricks for falling asleep

6 scientific tricks to fall asleep.<p>If you can't sleep, get out of bed. Experts say if you stress out in bed you'll associate negative feelings toward where you sleep. So go read a book on the couch.<p>Turn off your phone! The blue light can trick your mind into thinking it's daytime. Give yourself 30 …

Sleep

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Five Great Vegan Protein Recipes

“Can you get enough protein if you don’t eat meat?” Ask any vegan or vegetarian and they’ll tell you they hear the protein question lots. Like, …

Nutrition

How to Counter the Effects of Sitting All Day Long

Sedentary behavior, typically in the context of sitting for extended periods of time, has emerged over the past decade as a focus for research on …

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

Cooking

The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

These 12 Dog Hair Removal Tools Will Change Your Life

Repeat after us: no more pet hair.<p>For animal lovers, pet hair and pet hair removal are just a fact of life. It's one of those small inconveniences we …

Put down the frying pan: You are probably making scrambled eggs the wrong way

<b>By Kate Krader</b>It’s hard to think of a dish as elemental as scrambled eggs. The only requirements for the original two-ingredient recipe (if you don’t …

9 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Teach You More Than Just Investing

While he is one of the most famous investors in the world, his expertise goes beyond money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's more to learn than finance from one of today's most famous investors, Warren Buffett. In fact, the businessman, financial guru and …

Investing

21 Sleep Hacks That Actually Work

Every Sleep Hack Ever<p>While you don't want to eat a big meal within two to three hours of your bedtime and you should avoid alcohol entirely if you're …

Sleep

Emotional Intelligence: A Mental/Emotional Muscle Worth Strengthening

<i>By: Debi Silber</i><p>According to Daniel Goleman, Author of <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> and more, emotional intelligence is a trait not measured by IQ tests — it’s instead a set of skills, including control of one’s impulses, self-motivation, empathy and social competence in interpersonal relationships. He …

Emotional Intelligence

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors | Inc.com

<i>Listen to this song while you read</i><i>? It's a beaut.</i><p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with Conan O'Brien, Louis C. K. tells of flying on a newly equipped Wi-Fi airplane. He was amazed by the new …

Happiness

Warren Buffett: Here's why I haven't been criticizing Donald Trump

At a time when corporate leaders have been highly critical of President Donald Trump over his response to deadly violence at a white nationalist …

Donald Trump

Turmeric - How to cook it, drink it and make a DIY facemask

Like anything millennial, turmeric will soon be showing up on our Instagram feeds. The trendy spice has been making the rounds of health websites as …

2 Negative Habits You Must Break Now

Eliminate these two behaviors you learned as a child to achieve the success you crave.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>When you are …

Self-help

Golfer achieves one-in-a-gazillion feat

For most average hacks, the odds of reaching a par-5 green in two are astronomical. What Peggy Lynn Hicks accomplished defies human understanding of probability.<p>According to the Idaho Press-Tribune, Hicks recently recorded an albatross at Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell, Id during a recent golf …

Golf

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Cancer

When athletes share their battles with mental illness

Michael Phelps locked himself in his bedroom for four days three years ago. He’d been arrested a second time for DUI. He was despondent and adrift. He thought about suicide.<p>“I didn’t want to be alive,” he tells USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t want to see anyone else. I didn’t want to see another …

Mental Health

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

Unique POEMS Collections by Famous & Modern Poets

A poem is first and foremost an expression of emotion and speaks to the soul in a way everyday conversation cannot. Poems have the power to change …