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Life gets better after 50: why age tends to work in favour of happiness

Jonathan Rauch, author of The Happiness Curve, was relieved to find an explanation for his gloom – academics say adulthood happiness is U-shaped<p>When Jonathan Rauch fell into the doldrums in his 40s, he had no idea why. Life was good: he had a successful career, a solid relationship, good health and …

Happiness

7 Seemingly Small Yet Insanely Destructive Lifestyle Choices

We often do harmful things to ourselves because we’re not aware of their consequences. Even the smallest decisions that we make in a nanosecond on a …

Self-help

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds of (Empty) Calories a Day

When you’re looking to get fit and lean, you’ve got to make every calorie count.<p>You’ve likely heard and read dozens (maybe hundreds) of times that to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn and/or burn more calories than you eat—3,500 of them for each pound to be exact. Those …

Nutrition

Man Bathes in Yellowstone Basin, Dissolves in Boiling Acid

A Portland, Oregon man who was hoping to bathe in a hot pool in Yellowstone National Park died and was dissolved when he fell into the park's …

Optimal training strategies for golfers: Part 1

When it comes to athletic-based training (sprinting, agility work, plyometrics, conditioning, resistance training, etc.), I’m pretty certain golfers …

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Motivation

Satirical Women’s Health Cover Going Viral For Calling Out Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Last July, Chrissy Teigen stripped down for the cover of <i>Women’s Health U.K.</i> Now, that cover is back, and going viral once more — but it’s not what you think it is. Because this time around, it’s hand-drawn, and the headlines are somewhat different.

How to Know When You Need to End a Friendship

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>Friends are essential in life, yet there are times when we need to reassess how certain people contribute to our personal growth and happiness.<p>True friendship is essential to our spiritual journey, yet there are times when we may need to discern who actually is a true friend and …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Lose Weight: Try These Food Combinations

If you have tried every single diet to slim down and failed, try eating particular foods together. It will make your weight loss process easier, …

Nutrition

Among all the millionaires I've met, I've yet to meet a single person who feels rich

One day I'd like to meet someone who is actually rich.<p>Sometimes I think I've found one but it always turns out I'm wrong. No matter how rich I assumed the person to be ... within a few minutes I find out just how "poor" that person really is.<p>Take the guy who sold his company for more than $40 …

Spiritual Nonviolence: From the Center of the Battlefield to the Center of Bliss

The <i>Bhagavad-gita</i>, a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna, is spoken on a battlefield prior to the beginning of a civil war, yet within this conversation, Krishna mentions <i>ahimsa</i> (nonviolence) three times. In the tenth chapter, Krishna refers to <i>ahimsa</i> as one of the noble qualities arising from …

Why Your Obsession With Success Is Making You Miserable

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

How to Detect When Someone's Lying (and Get Them to Tell the Truth)

Lies are inevitable, but getting duped isn't. When you're in the presence of a liar, you can often uncover the truth by paying attention to very …

7 Date Colognes Guaranteed To Impress Any Potential Lover

If your Tinder pickup line was an absolute trailblazer and you’ve got a time and date on the books, it stands to reason that your pre-date groundwork …

Leading scientist says world is totally fucked in new film

“I don’t know why 20-year-olds aren’t out there rioting on the streets,” says Oxford scientist Stephen Emmott, whose work is the basis for <i>Ten Billion</i>, a documentary made by Peter Webber about the direct correlation between the way we live and the predicted death of the planet. “I think we’re …

Green Energy

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>Lucky Blue Smith makes tired-dad hair look exceptionally good—and more.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Skincare<p>Between the sun, the …

7 Monday Morning Habits Of Highly Successful People

Have you ever wondered what highly successful people do on Monday mornings? Success is not created by luck, but by working hard toward reaching a …

The Routine One Star Trainer Used to Totally Revamp Her Body

Exercise 1 Deadlift<p>Hold a 45-pound barbell with an overhand grip in front of your thighs. Your hands should be slightly wider than your shoulders. Keep your chest lifted and your shoulders pulled back and down, and turn your feet outward slightly. Bend at the waist, and push your hips backward so …

Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha) as a clinical case of depression

In this article I would like to reconstruct the Siddhartha Gautama’s (historical Buddha) life and experience from the perspective of the development …

Spirituality

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

Workouts

Chevy Chase and Bill Murray Hunt For Marijuana

Chevy Chase recalls the time the two comedians went on a late-night journey for some weed in this exclusive clip from the documentary ‘Drunk Stoned …

Comedy

How to Rewire Your Genetics: Hacking the MTHFR Gene Mutation

The MTHFR gene mutation is linked to heart disease, depression, and more. But there are things you can do to fight back.<p>Have you heard about the …

Wellness

The Next Kale: 3 More Healthy Greens You'll Love

Celebrating National Kale Day? Here are three more healthy greens you should try.<p>1<p>SHARES<p>In honor of National Kale Day, Jennifer Iserloh, who will …