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The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

New study shows some LED lights can harm wildlife

Researchers have concluded that certain types of LED lights can be harmful toward a wide variety of wildlife, calling attention to the potential …

Wildlife

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Blue light like that from smartphones linked to some cancers, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Exposure to the kind of blue light emitted by outdoor LEDs, smartphones and tablets may increase your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests.<p>The study, published Monday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, compared previous exposure to artificial lights at …

Cancer

The Discomfort of Compassion in Mahayana Buddhism

Compassion is big these days. Amazon boasts more than 8,000 book titles related to the topic. <i>Forbes</i> and the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> have published …

I’m an OCD Therapist With OCD. And I Don’t Do ERP Perfectly

I’m at an airport, and I just did a 'compulsion'. Two, in fact. The first one involved calling someone in a sly attempt to get reassurance. What they …

Holey moly! Three holes have burst open on the sun hurtling geomagnetic storms towards Earth

The sun just developed three new holes – with a spectrum of effects expected<p>The sun is up to old tricks again, having recently developed three new …

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Birds can feel Earth's magnetic fields? Yeah, that might fly. Bioboffins find vital sense proteins

No cheep puns here. Just egg-shell-ent onesBirds can fly, sing, and, er, detect the Earth’s magnetic field behind their eyes, according to a recent …

You're Supposed to Struggle

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

Happiness

7 More Ways to Manage Depression Beyond Therapy and Medication

When Deborah Serani’s chronic depression symptoms worsen, color helps to lift the darkness. She finds all kinds of colors by taking a walk and …

Self Compassion

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

Self-help

How Self-Compassion Helps You Cope With the Ups and Downs of Life

When it comes to personal development, our culture often celebrates those who are self-assured or self-confident. But new research suggests that …

Mindfulness

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain
Consciousness

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts

<b>“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts</b><b>” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT).</b>God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing …

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you ... Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about …

My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …

Joining the dots of depression

I read with interest an extract of a forthcoming book on the causes of depression. The author, Johann Hari, takes issue with the popular view that …

The top 10 mental health apps

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

The Pillars of Health

"You are what you eat" may be a simple truth, but the path to proving that diet influences not just the heart but also the brain, with behavioral …

Your eyes may be key to healing your mind

Psychologists use eye movement to treat stress and other disorders.<p>Over the years, there’s been no shortage of interesting alternatives to typical …

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

What is the best type of meditation?

Meditation offers time for relaxation and heightened awareness in a stressful world where our senses are often dulled. Research suggests that …

Meditation

Diet is the key to kids' health and happiness

A new analysis finds that children who eat healthfully are more likely to be happy, and those who are happy are more likely to eat healthfully. …

Holistic Medicine

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Guided Meditation for Loneliness

“We are complex beings who wake up every day and fight against being labeled and diminished with stereotypes and characterizations that don’t reflect …