Melissa Ashley Lynn

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Sue Perkins is right – losing friends to relationships can hurt | Fay Schopen

It didn’t surprise me when the presenter talked of the loss she felt when Mel Giedroyc got married. We don’t talk enough about this side of friendship<p>I sit at my desk almost every day. Beyond the window lies the sea. Immediately to my left is a bookcase with two framed photos propped up in front of …

'Mind Blown': Is Human Ancestor Discovery the Long-Sought Missing Link?

The stunning announcement Thursday that scientists had discovered a "hybrid" early human species immediately set off discussion of whether it's the elusive "missing link" between modern humans and their earliest apelike ancestors.<p>Scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand, the National …

Humanity

The Highly Sensitive Person

Is this you?<p>Are you easily overwhelmed by such things as bright lights, strong smells, coarse fabrics, or sirens nearby?<br>• Do you get rattled when you …

Psychology

Shifting gaze can signal when baby’s learning

A new study is the first to link an early social behavior called gaze shifting with infants’ ability to learn new language sounds.<p>Babies learn …

Language Learning

4 Secret Ingredients for a Happy and Productive Life

<b>Meet Amy.</b><p>Amy is your Amygdala.<p>Your Amygdala is part of your ancient reptilian brain, which back in the days of cave men and dinosaurs, was a great …

15 Outrageous Ways to Lose Weight Fast!

Are you lacking motivation to keep your weight loss going? Do you need a few tricks to get you over the hump?<p>Are you looking for some great ways to …

“Half of all Americans will suffer from mental health woes” –CDC Report | Transcendental Meditation® Blog

As important as our physical health is, our mental health is even more important. It colors our perception of our health and our environment.<p>It has …

15 Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

How same-sex marriage could ruin civilisation | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Robert Harding World Imagery / A/Alamy<p>Same-sex marriage is more powerful than nature, so could ruin stuff like this.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/29/1435576699133/589f3718-14b8-444c-8be5-8d238b3b4831-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Robert …

LGBTQI

Six Habits Of Confident People

Fearless children often turn into insecure adults. How do people manage to stay confident in the face of failure?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>When my son was four, he wore a superhero cape. All of the time. …

Body Language

Pictures: Jaguar Kills Caiman in "Spectacular" Attack

New pictures show a jaguar stalking and killing a caiman in Brazil, an experience the photographer called "spectacular and horrific."

To Ward Off Diabetes, Eat Whole Fruit, Shun Fruit Juice

Blueberries, grapes, and apples offer the strongest health benefits.<p><b>Science is finding more health benefits from blueberries—but raising more concerns about fruit juice. According to a new study by Harvard University researchers, eating whole fruits helps ward off diabetes, while drinking juice can</b> …

Glute Strength

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>The Best Lightweight Running Shoes<p>2<p>How Dehydration Makes You Dumber<p>3<p>16 Ways People at the Gym Know You’re a Runner<p>4<p>30 Cheap, Healthy Foods Nutritionists Actually Eat<p>5<p>Run in My World: London<p>Created for From Runner's World for Created by Runner's World for<p>Jaybird<p>An exercise …

Exercise

The 5 Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Morning

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your morning exercise routine is one of …

Anyone Can Change If They Take It One Step at a Time

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I used to be an insecure girl obsessed with her weight, …

Positive Thinking

3 Obstacles to Living in the Now (and How to Get Blissfully Present Again)

<b>“Never underestimate the desire to bolt.” ~ Pema Chodron</b><p>I have been trying this present moment awareness thing for a while now, about two years, and …

Mindfulness

9 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

These small, daily habits will make an immediate difference in your life. What are you waiting for exactly? Read. Now.

The Highly Sensitive Person

Is this you?<p>Are you easily overwhelmed by such things as bright lights, strong smells, coarse fabrics, or sirens nearby?<br>• Do you get rattled when you …