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Healing From Anxiety And Depression Five Areas Of Theraputic Self Care

Madeleine Kuderick’s top 10 books that explore mental health issues

I think books are parachutes in disguise. Once you read them, you can tiptoe out onto the ledge, open your mouth, and leap into the scariest, deepest, <i>I-can’t-even-see-the-bottom</i> kinds of conversations.<p>And the reason you can take that plunge is because it’s easier to talk about tough topics from the …

Mental Health

Lack of Exercise Is a Bigger Risk Factor Than Obesity in Premature Death

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Obama and Cameron: Prosperity Is Key to Defeating Terrorism

Economic strength is key to defeating terrorism, President Barack Obama said Thursday in an op-ed jointly penned with British Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of talks between the pair at the White House.<p>“Security and prosperity go hand in hand,” the president wrote in The Times newspaper in the …

Duke reverses decision to allow Muslim call to prayer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Duke University officials on Friday cited security concerns as part of the reason for the school's reversal of its decision to allow a Muslim call to prayer to sound from a campus chapel bell tower.<p>Neither the Durham, North Carolina, school nor the local FBI office, which was made aware of …

Americans Divided Over Prospect Of Sending More Troops To Iraq

Americans are split on President Barack Obama's decision to authorize the sending of up to 1,500 more noncombat troops to Iraq, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.<p>Forty-three percent of survey respondents support the potential troop increase, while 39 percent oppose it, with another 18 percent …

6 Tips for Writing a Persuasive Speech (On Any Topic)

By far, the best way to learn how to write speeches is to read the great ones, from Pericles’ Funeral Oration, to Dr. King’s Mountaintop speech, to …

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How to Beat Insomnia: 3 Food Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Learn how to get a better night's sleep with these 3 tips to beat insomnia.<p>Relaxation techniques, like deep breathing, getting into a "bedtime …

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How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your …

Cleaning up Christmas: Tricks for storing ornaments, garland and other holiday decorations

New Year’s is behind us, and that means the time has come to pack up that holiday décor. Not to worry, you will pull it out again in 11 months (or sooner), so keep it safe with these storage tips from author and founder of P.S.- I Made This Erica Domesek.<p><b>Wrapping paper</b><p>While several organization …

Avoid cabin fever this winter with these DIY snacks and crafts

With winter in full force, a lot of people are spending more time inside, which can lead to cabin fever. To help make indoor time plenty of fun, Jodi Levine, author of "Candy Aisle Crafts," joined TODAY's Erica Hill to share a few of her favorite crafts that kids and adults can do together, and use …

The Hidden Dangers of Drinking Water

I was born in the early 1960s in Seoul, Korea, and clean water was hard to come by. We bathed at the local bathhouses and had toilets outside of the home.<p>As a child, I remember we pumped our water from a well in our backyard. We were able to wash our hands, feet, and clothes with the well water, …

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What It Takes to Form a Good Habit

It's that time of year when we all start to make "New Year's resolutions", which is a fancy way of saying we'll try forming better habits. Here are a …

7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the day an entrepreneur starts a business, he exposes himself to certain risks. Even before the first employee is hired, a business is at risk, making it important to have the right insurance in place. One lawsuit or catastrophic …

5 Ways Money Can Kill Your Confidence -- And How To Gain It Back

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>In most areas of your life, you probably feel pretty confident.<p>Perhaps you’re a pro at giving presentations in front of a boardroom. Karaoke in front of coworkers? You were the baritone in your college a cappella group.<p>But there may be one part of your …

Van Duysen Small Bowl

notes: The ceramic containers are dishwasher safe, the oak lids are not.<p>Height measurements do not include height of wooden lid.

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Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

Legendary Composer Aaron Copland on the Conditions of Creativity, Emotion vs. Intellect, and the Trap of Public Opinion

In 1970, long before our present barrage of books on creativity, even before Vera John-Steiner’s pioneering investigation of the creative mind and the influential tome <i>The Creativity Question</i>, psychologists <b>Lawrence E. Abt</b> and <b>Stanley Rosner</b> set out to tackle the question of what makes creators create …

How Sharing Food Makes You a Better Person

Bad news for anyone planning a lonely night of delivery for one: sharing a meal with others actually makes you a better person, suggests a new study …

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Space Time……….Can we really travel through time to the future or past?

Albert Einstein was the one who discovered that we can’t separate time from space, they are one thus the name space time. Einstein further …

The 10 Principles Of The Future Manager

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work it’s not just employees that are changing, managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Gratitude Can Fuel School Transformation

As we strengthen these links and build them day-after-day, our mind finds it easier to travel down those neural paths and to experience the …

Charred Tomatoes with Fried Eggs on Garlic Toast

When tomatoes are cooked in a healthy fat like olive oil, it increases our absorption of the phytochemical lycopene, which may lower the risk of heart disease.

Dressing with Less will Help You Get Everything You Really Want - Be More with Less

One of the best parts of Project 333 is that you are released from your shopping addiction or casual shopping habit for 3 whole months. Once you …

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