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You Have 20 Minutes to HIIT It!

When you don't have time to mess around at the gym, try this quick, at-home HIIT workout. It's only 20 minutes and requires no equipment, so you can fit in your fitness no matter where you are. Just press play, and get ready to work.

HIIT

These 12 Protein-Packed Bliss Balls Recipes Are Every Healthy Girl’s Dream

We’re not really sure where the term “bliss ball” came from, but we do know what it tends to mean: A blissfully flavored, guilt-free, uber yummy dessert that comes in the shape of a cute little ball. Whether you prefer vegan desserts or Paleo desserts (or both!), there’s probably a delicious bliss …

Healthy Eating

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

<b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are God.</b> Some missionaries came to my …

48 Animated Videos Explain the History of Ideas: From Aristotle to Sartre

This year we've been featuring short animated videos from BBC Radio 4, all covering the big questions: How did everything begin? What makes us human? …

Los Angeles

HostGator Web Hosting Website Startup Guide

3 Bulletproof Reasons Why Happiness Is More Important Than Success

<b>Reason #1: Success Won’t Do You Any Good If You Are Not Happy</b><p>Drug addiction. Alcoholism. Inappropriate, violent, and bizarre behavior. Negative …

Love Is All You Need: Insights from the Grant Study | The Art of Manliness

Why do two men from very similar socioeconomic and educational backgrounds sometimes take very different life paths?<p>Is nature or nurture more …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

17 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Exercise

Everyone knows exercise is good for your health, but it turns out, it's also the greatest thing you can do for your brain. Here are the benefits of …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

7 Ways to Stop Doing and Start Being

When you are living your life focusing on your strengths, you are living in being. What you are good at -- your strengths -- comes naturally to you. The activities you struggle to grasp or never really achieve mastery of are examples of doing that just don't work. Stop telling yourself that you …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

Take every waking hour as it comes and do what you are supposed to do and complete what you're supposed to complete. Stop overanalyzing or trying to predict and plan things too far. The only constant in life is change. Just live in the moment and do your best.<p><b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The …

Self-esteem

Philip Seymour Hoffman on Happiness

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Apple reportedly making push in mobile health

All signs point to Apple aiming to make a splash in mobile medical health.<p>The tech giant's so-called iWatch is said to be deep in development, with a heavy focus on mobile health and fitness tracking. And it's also been said that the long-rumored product could be announced by the end of this …

These 9 Cliches May Sum Up Everything You Need To Know About Life

Universally feared and loathed by any writer who's taken a Fiction 101 class, cliches are, by definition, phrases so overused that they've become virtually meaningless. We tend to dismiss these groan-inducing turns of phrase as hackneyed and outdated, and often for good reason.<p>But while the value …

The Science Of Conquering Your Fears -- And Living A More Courageous Life

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a man. “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible," he wrote. Today, it's one of the more neglected areas of positive psychology, but recent research has begun to move toward an understanding of what …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Exercise

Whether you do it to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal or -- dare we say it? -- just for fun, exercise <i>changes</i> you.<p>There's the red face and the sweating, the pounding heart and pumping lungs, the boost to your alertness and mood, the previously nonexistent urges to talk about nothing but splits …

The Secret to Life

The life you lead is the life you leave. Think about the mark you leave on this earth: Is it a life worth reading about, or merely fine?<p>A title like that deserves better writing than my faculties permit; however, what I am about to tell you has been the secret to my success personally, financially …

Exercise Intensity Matters More Than Duration In Keeping Weight Off: Study

Every little bit counts.<p>That's the message of a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion, which showed that even a few minutes of brisk physical activity can add up to protect against obesity.<p>"What we learned is that for preventing weight gain, the intensity of the activity matters …

The 75-Year Study That Found The Secrets To A Fulfilling Life

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>What if there was a study dedicated to unearthing the secrets to a happy and purposeful life? It would have to be conducted over the course of many decades, following the lives of real people from childhood until old age, in …

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Sam Harris - It Is Always Now

8 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Change & Pursue the Life You Want, How to Embrace Change

Switching jobs, ending an unfulfilling relationship, moving to a new city, or even seriously committing to a healthier diet and exercise routine—all …

Can You Make It Through This Video Without Your Mind Melting?

Your very existence is in question. Brace yourself for Very Big Thoughts.<p>1) No mouthing the word "whoa."<p>2) No sitting back in your chair and staring up at the ceiling.<p>3) And definitely no shaking your head.

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Are You Living an Authentic Life?

What stops us from having the very things we say we want in our lives is usually ourselves. Whether it's feeling that we don't deserve those things or that we don't believe it's possible to get them, it comes down to changing our thinking around it.<p><i>"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you</i> …