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10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost focus on what really matters. But focusing on …

Self-improvement

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

10 foods nutritionists say they never eat

When it comes to role models for healthy eating, examples are few and far between.<p>Sure, you have that CrossFit-obsessed friend who somehow maintains …

OMG: Doctors May Have Found a New Approach That Could Potentially Cure Cancer

It may be a shaky time for politics right now, with things changing in swift order, but the medical field is having a pretty good go of it. Case in point? Back in October, British doctors conducted what appears to be successful treatment of a 44-year-old HIV patient, suggesting they very well might …

Cancer

Wise Ancient Philosopher Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

It’s human nature to compare yourself to others. But for many people, comparing all the time can become overbearing to the point that you find it …

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

With Oil Back In Power, Scientists Revisit An Old Way To Use Fossil Fuels Without Making CO2

Turns out humanity’s preferred method of making power and heat for the last million years—burning stuff—isn’t the only way to extract energy from fossil fuels.<p>In the process of burning, hydrocarbons mix with oxygen, producing heat, water, and carbon dioxide. But we can also mix hydrocarbons with …

Fossil Fuels

New York’s Governor Just Safeguarded Free Access to Birth Control and Medically Necessary Abortions for More Than 2 Million Women

In the hours before the Women’s Marches that swept across the U.S. and the rest of the world on Saturday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced some <i>good</i> reproductive rights news for women in his state—namely, safeguarding women’s free access to most forms of birth control and medically necessary …

Affordable Care Act

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

Time Management

Don't Fall Prey to These Common Credit Score Mistakes

Nicole Sanchez, founder of a credit repair company eCreditHero, offers free credit repair programs online. Sanchez works hard to to help guide the …

Personal Finance

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

Seven deadly habits to drop in 2017

It’s that time of the season when we tend to take stock of the year that’s passed and determine what we want to change in the year ahead. But why go year-to-year? If you’d prefer to have not just a better year — but better decades — I suggest taking a good look in the mirror and making a New Year’s …

High Blood Pressure

12 New Year's Resolutions to Make You a Better Photographer

<i>New Year’s resolutions come in many forms, including fitness-based, financial, and yes, even photographic. Below are some suggestions to help you</i> …

Incoming Trump Administration Causes Spike In Mixed Orientation Marriages

For all the broken and unbroken promises that surround the incoming Trump administration - trade agreements, tax changes, keeping jobs at home, immigration issues, women's rights, LGBTQ equality - there's a dark truth that no one is talking about. It's not obvious, but it's literally the white …

LGBTQI

Why feminism didn't lose in 2016

Donald Trump’s presidential election victory, and Hillary Clinton’s loss, was a devastating blow to feminism.America had a choice between its first woman president and an alleged sexual predator; between “women’s rights are human rights” and “grab ’em by the pussy”; between telling our daughters …

Feminism

7 steps to a more productive morning

When you hear someone talk about mornings, what comes to mind? Do you picture peace and serenity with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a computer …

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Happiness

Marriage Because Of Pregnancy? Myanmar Law Would Jail Men Up To 7 Years If They Don't Marry Pregnant Women

Legislators in Myanmar are hoping to pass a law that would send men to jail if they get a woman pregnant and don’t marry them afterward, according to …

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

Self-improvement

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

All Glasses Wearers Should Have These Beauty Tutorials Bookmarked

Every glasses wearer knows, when it comes to their beauty routine and their spectacles, it isn't always a love-love relationship. If you're someone …

Beauty

No, You Can’t Feel Sorry for Everyone

The idea of empathy for all ignores the limits of human psychology.<p>The world seems to be getting more empathetic. Americans donate to charity at …

San Bernardino

The Productivity Guide: My Best Productivity and Time-Management Strategies

What is Productivity?<p>Let's define productivity. Productivity is a measure of efficiency of a person completing a task. We often assume that …

Starting Out at 40: A Plan for Greater Health and Fitness

Like at the start of any new year, at my gym we have had a few new faces turn up at our door looking for help getting into shape. <b>Over the years my</b> …

Why Doctors Continue to Overprescribe Antibiotics and Opioids

The health risks of antibiotics and opioid painkillers often outweigh their benefits, which is why doctors aren’t supposed to prescribe them unless …

Is menopause optional? These scientists say reversing aging is possible

By the time most women can actually afford to have a kid (with a career that’s stable enough to focus on motherhood) the fertility window is no …

Reproductive Medicine