Brittany 'Bea' Markert

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‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Does Turmeric Help You Sleep? This Golden Milk Recipe Is The Perfect Nightcap

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Coconut

Pope on Epiphany: Don't make money, career your whole life

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one's whole life, urging …

Christianity

Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams

Discover the single biggest thing stopping us from reaching greatness.<p>Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of …

The Seven Cs For Fulfilling Your New Year's Resolutions

<i>“You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.” C.S. Lewis</i><p>This is the time of year when setting a 2018 New Year's resolution is …

Magical Clothing That Grows With Your Child Now Exists

When your little one seems to be in a continual growth spurt, keeping them clothed is a never-ending challenge. If the full-length pants you buy for …

Cards Against Humanity buys land at Mexican border in bid to stop Donald Trump building wall

The company behind the popular game Cards Against Humanity says it has bought up a plot of vacant land along the Mexican-American border in a bid to stop Donald Trump building a wall.<p>Known for its promotional stunts, the game company said it was "going to save America" because the "government is …

Donald Trump

“Spiritual but not religious”: inside America's rapidly growing faith group

A new poll finds almost one in five Americans is spiritual but not religious.<p>Ava Lee Scott, an actress and theater-maker in New York, doesn’t practice an organized religion. Raised in both Catholic and Jewish traditions, Scott’s own spiritual life is far more eclectic. She studies ancient …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Magic mushrooms 'reboot' brain in depressed people – study

Magic mushrooms may effectively “reset” the activity of key brain circuits known to play a role in depression, the latest study to highlight the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics suggests.<p>Psychedelics have shown promising results in the treatment of depression and addictions in a number of …

15 things you can do today to get up earlier tomorrow

Not everyone is a morning person.<p>And that's OK — it depends a lot on your biological predisposition, and there's no proof that morning birds are more successful than night owls.<p>But if you're finding that you're consistently late for work or skipping workouts, or if you're feeling like you don't …

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Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful

Discover how mindfulness can change the way your brain works, making you more happy, efficient, and fulfilled in whatever you do.<p>Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust …

Jim Jefferies: Don’t Fire Bill Maher Because I Could Be Next

The host of Comedy Central’s latest late-night talk show on Bill Maher’s fate, telling Piers Morgan to ‘f--- off,’ and when it will be OK to make …

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Mindfulness

How to stop stress and anxiety wreaking havoc with your gut health

Time to embrace 'gutfulness'<p>Do you suffer from bloating or irritated bowels when stressed or anxious? If so, you're not alone. Stress and anxiety are …

The 11 Best Science Fiction Movies and Shows on Netflix This Month

July has SO many great sci-fi movies.<p>Two of the most cerebral science fiction movies in recent memory, namely <i>Her</i> and <i>Ex Machina</i>, join Netflix this …

Science Fiction

Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and mind

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression. But, as with any drug, …

Consciousness

The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

Alternative Medicine

People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

5 Companies Innovating the Service Industry

Learn why and how these businesses are innovating the service industry.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The service economy in the United States has taken off like a rocket. These days many of the transactions taking place between companies and consumers revolve around …

Farm-to-table

The secret to living a meaningful life

Your ambitions to improve your life do not need to be confined by your personality.<p>Brian Little, one of the world’s leading experts on personality psychology, is renowned as a public speaker. If you watch his recent TED talk on personality, as millions of others have, you will see an engaging and …

Personality

Understanding Emotions and How to Process Them

The mental health of our society is far from ideal. Rates of stress, depression and anxiety are increasing.The data on college students is especially …

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

This ancient guide from China, called The Secret of the Golden Flower, may contain the world's best open secret

Some of the world’s best secrets are hidden in plain view for centuries. So it is with a simple Chinese method for clarifying the mind and finding freedom, called <i>The Secret of the Golden Flower</i>.<p>This ancient Taoist text on inner alchemy teaches a single magic trick—getting in tune with the …

Spirituality

People who swear more may be more honest? Get the F*ck out of here

If you’re one of those people who can’t stop swearing, I have some great f*cking news and some bad f*cking news.<p>The good news first: A study …

Antibiotic Resistance Will Soon Hit the Tipping Point, Unless We Act

A New Global Threat<p>The world is facing a severe global threat–surprisingly, from something that was meant to save us in the first place.<p>For decades, …

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

New urban park in Dallas will be one of America’s biggest

The $600 million park will be 11 times bigger than Central Park<p>Dallas, Texas, is prepped to become one of the “greenest” cities in the United States. The city is building a 10,000-acre nature district along the Trinity River, and the $600 million park will be more than 11 times the size of New York …