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Removal of Aging Cells to Increase Longevity

An international team of professional researchers joined forces to conduct a study that confirmed the targeted removal of senescent cells that …

The U.S. Military Believes People Have a Sixth Sense

In 2014, the Office of Naval Research embarked on a four-year, $3.85 million research program to explore the phenomena it calls premonition and …

Certain types of exercise help keep your mind sharp as you get older

According to Britain's National Health Service, exercising can cut your risk of major illnesses like heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer by up to 50%.<p>And new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests that moderate exercise a few times a week could also …

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age' -- and you can try it right now

Ageing is an inevitable fact of life.<p>But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far …

Watch Oprah's Inspirational Speech on Her Career, Religion, and 'Living the Dream'

<i>This story originally appeared on Essence.com.</i><p>Oprah Winfrey delivered an unforgettable keynote speech at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival this weekend. The …

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

How to Reduce Anxiety with S.T.O.P Mindfulness Technique

Have you ever felt like you’re seconds away from an anxiety attack? You’re having a regular day at work and all of a sudden you feel this strange …

DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid): A Detailed Review

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is one of the most important omega-3 fatty acids.Like most omega-3 fats, it’s linked with many health benefits.It is a …

The Power Of Laughter And Tapping Your Inner Chewbacca

When I first saw the video of Candace Payne donning a Chewbacca mask, I thought to myself, this is unreal.<p>80M views in one day.<p>136 Million views to date.<p>What was it that made everybody on the planet watch this woman, who just walked out of a Coles and put on a Chewbacca mask just to have fun?<p>Just a …

5 Tips for Getting Unstuck and Building Healthy Habits

Photo courtesy of Michael Hull via Unsplash<p>The 17th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 8, and is celebrated until May 14, 2016. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority.<p>What better time than now to celebrate women's health and commit to making a …

Creatine 101 – What is it and What Does it do?

Creatine is the number one supplement for improving performance in the gym.Studies show that it can increase muscle mass, strength and exercise …

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

7 Tiny Changes in Mindset to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Your Life

Does it feel like your brain controls you instead of the other way around?<p>You want to live a productive, happy, and successful life, but mental roadblocks keep getting in your way.<p>You know what it takes to become successful, but it's easier said than done. You are willing to do the work it takes to …

How Different Seasons Affect The Way Your Brain Works

We use our cognitive resources differently based on the season, study finds.<p>You've probably experienced fluctuating moods with the seasons, but there's a good chance you never realized that your brain activity also differs based on seasonal changes -- varying between spring, summer, fall and winter …

Five reasons why Yoga is a must for entrepreneurs

The physical benefits of yoga are vast and extensively written about. This article is not to rehash those. But for entrepreneurs, as well as those …

20 Ways to Fall In Love All Over Again

There are lots of great things about being in a long-term relationship: Research shows that happy couples, in many ways, have better health and …

Easy Ways To Get More Iron On A Plant-Based Diet

Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. According to the World Health Organization, over 30% of the …

3 Ways to Boost Empathy (and Why)

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>When you experience stress, your body focuses its resources to deal with the perceived threat at hand. Among other things, your muscles tense up. Your breathing speeds up.<p>Your heart contracts harder and faster.<p>And, it turns out, your emotional heart freaks out, too. <i>The Wall Street</i> …

17 Ways To Age-Proof Your Brain

<i>By Amanda Gardner</i><p>What's good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated fat or alcohol, as well as getting enough exercise and sleeping about eight hours a night. But evidence is accumulating that a whole …

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How To Make Fire Cider

Shares 83.0K<p>But they’re mostly of the modern day sort. Occasionally, though, I come across a recipe or ingredient that seems like it was pulled …

The 11 Beginner Yoga Poses Everyone Pretends To Know (But May Be Doing Wrong)

Remember when you resolved to do more yoga? And then you sat at the back of a yoga class as the teacher said ridiculous things like "juice your spine" and you wondered what the heck you were doing?<p>Yeah, we're here to help.<p>Yoga doesn't need to be shrouded in mystery. This week, we caught up with …

Life Tips From The Ph.D. Who's Discovering How Meditation Changes Your Brain

Britta Hölzel is not your typical yoga teacher. Or your typical Ph.D. neuroscientist.<p>In recent years, during fellowships at Harvard Medical School and elsewhere, Hölzel has co-authored a range of studies focused on the intersection of two great passions of her life, how meditation and yoga affect …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The Australian Brumby, a National Treasure

<b>Australia’s heritage horse</b><p>In Australia’s early years, a man’s best friend was not his dog, but rather his (or her) horse.<p>The early pioneers were …

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Improve Your Life: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day

<b>10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.</b><p><b>1) Get out in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. …

The 8 Things The Happiest People Do Every Day

University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common.<p>They devote a great amount …

10 Health Benefits of Black Seed (Nigella Sativa) - Part 1

You may or may not have heard of Black seed (<i>nigella sativa)</i> before. It goes by many names, including black caraway, Roman coriander, and black …

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These Foods Can Boost Your Brain Power

When it comes to your brain, there’s always room for improvement. One can never be too smart, too witty, nor full of too many useless facts. Still, …