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This Treehouse Cottage In Hawaii Is a Dream Romantic Getaway

If you're planning your next vacation, might we suggest choosing Hawaii? You don't need to shell out thousands for a luxury hotel. Instead, you can …

How can CBD help with fibromyalgia?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of more than 100 chemical compounds derived from cannabis, a plant also known as marijuana. A small body of research …

Cannabis

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>By<p>Apr 13 2018, 3:09 PM<p>Life is full of …

Self-help

Yale Has a Class on Happiness and You Can Take It (for Free)

When we were in college, we took such thrilling classes as microeconomics, geology and entry-level Italian. (<i>Emozionante</i>...we think?)<p>Lucky for them, …

Happiness

These awesome treehouses will make you question life on solid ground

1 of 16<p>The members of the Swiss Family Robinson may not have had it made, but they did have one hell of a treehouse on their hands. The iconic …

Treehouses

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

Mental Health

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

Self-help

5 Ways to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk Into a More Productive Inner Dialogue

Negative self-talk will prevent you from living a positive life. Here's how to create a more powerful inner dialogue.<p>Whether you tell yourself, "I'm never going to be promoted," or you constantly think, "People think I'm weird," negative self-talk affects how you feel and how you behave. In fact, …

Self-help

How parents' arguments really affect their children

<b>It is normal for parents to argue, but the way these disagreements affect children varies greatly. What can parents and carers do to limit the harm caused by their rows?</b><p>What happens at home really does affect children's long-term mental health and development.<p>But it is not only the relationship …

Mental Health

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: 7 Common Wounds

In the years since I researched and wrote <i>Mean Mothers</i>, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different; perhaps …

Psychology

Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize

<b>Short Inspirational Quotes to Memorize</b> will help give you the tools to transform your situation with ideas to propel you to greater heights. …

Motivation

5 Ways to Stop Reliving Painful Memories

While self-reflection is helpful, rumination is harmful. Dwelling on your problems, magnifying your misfortune, and hosting your own pity party only …

Self-help

How to Heal the Traumatized Brain

Approximately 50 percent of the population will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. While reactions to trauma can vary widely, …

Mindfulness

Divorcing a Narcissist | The Recovery Expert

The first phase of divorcing a narcissist involves developing an <i>exit strategy</i>. This is an anxiety-provoking prospect. Many people feel as if the task …

Narcissism

Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors.<p>"There's nothing like this in …

Cannabis

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

The Hidden Symptom of Anxiety That You Need to Know About

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Anxiety<p>Can Anxiety Cause Anger?<p>The Hidden Symptom of Anxiety That You Need to Know About<p>Shares<p>I've always been on the "fight" …

There may be five types of diabetes

Diabetes is currently said to exist in essentially two variations: Type 1 and Type 2. But a group of medical scientists believe that division is overly simplistic.<p>Writing in a study published by <i>The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology</i> this month, a team of international researchers propose that there …

Dutch firm turns old Porsche 911s into electric cars

The Dutch sure do have an adventurous spirit. Not only is one Dutch firm working on a Tesla Model S shooting brake, but another by the name of …

Ansel Adams and the Beauty of Black and White Photography

Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984)<p>On February 20, 1902, American photographer and environmentalist <b>Ansel Easton Adams</b> was born. He is best known for his …

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that sounds a bit …

Self-help

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it's already being prototyped

Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive.<p>Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lilium is developing the aircraft as a new form of …

Aviation

New Alzheimer's drug offers hope for end to 'terrifying' psychosis affecting half of all patients

A new drug promises to spare hundreds of thousands of Alzheimer’s sufferers from “terrifying” hallucinations and paranoia, researchers have announced.<p>Scientists have successfully tested the first medicine capable of treating psychosis, which affects around half of patients with the disease, without …

Searching for Mana: Where to See the Real Hawaii

Standing in the hot sand at the tip of Ka‘ena Point, La‘akea Perry, master teacher at Kei Kai o Kahiki, an all-male hula school, begins to chant, his …

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Heiress known as last Hawaiian princess mired in legal fight

HONOLULU (AP) — Every day, tourists flock to a downtown Honolulu palace for a glimpse of the way Hawaii's royal family lived, marveling at its gilded furniture, lavish throne room and grand staircase made from prized koa wood.<p>But few know Iolani Palace — America's only royal residence — has relied …

Family

Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

It’s been one of the vexing questions in medicine: Why is it that most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors?<p>These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of …

Medicine

The island that switches countries every six months

<b>Next week, France will hand over 6,820 sq m of its territory to Spain without a single shot being fired. But in six months' time Spain will voluntarily hand back the land to France. As Chris Bockman reports, it's been that way for more than 350 years.</b><p>The French Basque beach resort of Hendaye is the …

Royal Weddings