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Gut Bacteria Might Guide The Workings Of Our Minds

Could the microbes that inhabit our guts help explain that old idea of "gut feelings?" There's growing evidence that gut bacteria really might influence our minds.<p>"I'm always by profession a skeptic," says Dr. Emeran Mayer, a professor of medicine and psychiatry at the University of California, Los …

Finding Zen: Easy Ways to Cultivate More Inner Peace

<i>HeartMath, widely recognized for its science-based solutions for stress, as well as a personal wellness technology innovator, explores the scientific meaning behind internal "Zen" and how people can easily reduce stress while increasing internal happiness.</i><p>Often, we define peacefulness by the …

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How to increase your energy

<b>Your Breakfast is Too Small</b><br>A handful of berries mixed into a container of Greek yogurt may sound like the perfect healthy breakfast, but it can set you up to binge in the afternoon. Not only is it just not enough food, but it’s also lacking in some nutrients that are key to ensuring you feel full …

Eight winter skin saviours

Chapped lips, red nose, extremities eaten by wolves? Facegoop explain how to fight back as winter does its worst<p><b>M:</b> Oh God, E. Winter is here. WINTER. The forecast is for snow and wolves are already roaming around Hackney Wick, picking off the skinniest kale-weakened hipsters. We are all doomed. …

5 Filling Snacks Under 100 Calories

Here are five snacks sure to keep your munchies under control without destroying your waistline. Clocking in at under 100 calories per serving, these …

5 Awkward Situations, 5 Perfect Responses

Finally! The perfect response for all those times you were too shocked, emotional, unaware and/or unprepared to come up with something that'd make everyone -- most especially you -- feel better.<p>By Leigh Newman<p>1. <b>The situation:</b> Your friend is having a rough time. Her boyfriend of two years broke up …

How to Clean Your iPad

You put your hands and fingers all over your iPad, but that's what it's designed for, right? Removing smudges and grime is a regular part of iPad …

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How to Cure a Fever at Home

A fever is your body's natural response to fight off viruses and bacteria by weakening the germs and limiting their ability to reproduce.[1] It also …

Alternative Medicine

Beauty Survival Guide

Don't have a dermatologist on speed dial? We enlisted some of the top skin experts to answer your questions<p><b>Q: I can feel a pimple brewing, but it hasn't surfaced yet. How can I prevent it? —Kate Goodwin, 24, Charlottesville, Virginia</b><p><b>THE EXPERT:</b> Sonya Dakar, founder of Sonya Dakar Skin Clinic in …

Look Younger Longer With This Helpful Eye Care Timeline

Mom was right, all along. It turns out that (s)mothering on eye creams is spot on, even from an earlier age than you might imagine. Using a targeted …

7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever

Surprising new tips to help you get the rest you crave.

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Try These Out-of-the-Box Beauty Treatments

Beauty doesn't have to be ordinary. If your regular doctor visits, skin-care regimen and beauty salon sessions are seeming a little dry and drab, try …

15 Natural Ways To Clean With Vinegar

We’ve all heard about the wonderful ways white vinegar can be used around the house. And they’re all true. From absorbing unpleasant odors to …

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How to maintain healthy hair through the decades

We all expect our skin to change with the decades. But who knew that time takes a toll on our tresses in much the same way? While some changes are inevitable, some are the result of the insults we hurl at our hair every day: coloring, curling, straightening, taut ponytails.<p>Want to make the most of …

A Super Easy Way to Whiten Your Nails

A Super Easy Way to Whiten Your Nails<p>Slice a lemon in half and stick your fingers in the halve for a few minutes. The natural acids in a lemon will …

The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't)

The alarm sounds and you're off: Onto checking emails, finding car keys and, if you're lucky, brushing your hair.<p>The madness, the rush of it all -- it's got to stop. Adding intention into your morning routine is in your best interest: It sets the tone for the rest of your day, and may ultimately …

6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert.<p>If you can adopt Miller's definition of the phenomenon as your own, you may find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, …

4 Body Language Cues You Should Keep In Mind When Networking

Could you be unknowingly undermining your networking efforts through your body language? If you are meeting with new prospects or planning to host an event, you'd better make sure you are not discouraging people from approaching you with your body language.<p>Here are four key factors to keep in</b> …

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6 Ways to Get Perfect Eyebrows

<b>1. No Arch</b><br>If you were given brows that lack an arch, hope isn’t lost. You can create the illusion of one with this simple trick: Brush the brows up and angle out with a spooled brush. Next, apply a highlighter under the outer half of your brow to bring light to that section. Ta-da, instant arch!<p><b>2.</b> …

How to Prevent Acne: 10 Tips for Acne-Prone Skin

<b>2. Skip Exfoliation</b><br>Scrubbing seems like the perfect way to cleanse and purify, but for most acne-prone skin, anything more than a teensy bit of exfoliation is way too much. Use fingertips to massage skin gently (a little blood flow is good, but don’t go crazy) and avoid abrasive ingredients like …

The 10 Biggest Hair Care Mistakes

<b>2. Brushing the Ends Only</b><br>You’ve heard that brushing too much causes breakage, but your scalp’s natural oils are one of the best conditioners out there. Massage your scalp with a wooden-bristle brush like Widu to stimulate circulation and hair growth and brush from roots to ends to add luster …

4 Workout Skin Tips: Prevent Red Face, Backne and More

Check out these four simple skin tips for what you can do before, during, and after workouts to reap the radiance-bestowing rewards, minus any flare-ups.<p><b>Excessive Redness</b><br>"This is the most upsetting workout-related skin issue I hear about," says Graf. Especially for women who have rosacea or …

Skin Care

8 Tips For Sensitive Skin

<b>2. Don’t Buy “Hypoallergenic” Hype</b><br>Hypoallergenic products and sensitive skin are besties, right? Not necessarily. Since there are no federal standards to govern the word “hypoallergenic,” products bearing this claim are not always suitable for sensitive skin. Don’t buy the hype blindly. Refer to …

Skin Care

How to Get Perfect Skin from Head to Toe

The body's largest organ is a miraculous piece of machinery—and with our state-of-the-art troubleshooting techniques, it can be truly …

How to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Blackheads occur when dead skin, oil and bacteria clump in hair follicles (a.k.a. pores), rather than shedding normally. These clumps turn black as a …

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5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

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