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Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Ten Unmistakable Signs Of A Toxic Culture

The biggest problem for many working people is that the actual work on their desks is the easiest part of the job. Nothing they are responsible for doing at work is especially challenging.<p>It’s only hard to do the job because of the politics, the stupid rules and the dark, fearful energy that flows …

The Workplace

Easy Weeknight Cooking: Baked Spaghetti | shopswell

On days I know I'll be away from home all I day, I prep this recipe in the morning so I'll have to do is toss it in the oven when I get back. It …

How manga is guiding Japan’s youth on LGBT issues

Imagine you’re flipping through a comic book when you suddenly come across a character you haven’t seen before and, for the first time in your life, you see yourself reflected openly in a public space. While it might sound crazy, for many young LGBT people in Japan the only images they have of …

16 Interesting Signs You're A Highly Creative Person (And You May Not Know It Yet)

Creativity knows no bounds. But we as humans are finite, so where does that leave us with creativity?<p>Truth be told, having the gift to create is not …

Creativity

The Anxiety-Inducing Habit Millennials Must Learn To Tame

A recent survey by Coupofy found that 43% of millennials won’t go to the bathroom without their smartphones. 42% said they’ll skip the gym when choosing between working out and charging their phones. 20% admitted that their smartphones are the <i>only</i> reason they don’t get enough sleep.<p>But we know this.<p>…

Sleep Problem: My Brain Won't Shut Off

When getting into bed cues that ticker in your head.<p><i>The Arianna Huffington +</i> Furthermore <i>Sleep Series knows that all good sleepers are alike; all bad sleepers are bad in their own way. When we asked you what your sleep issues were, you answered. Many of you said you couldn't shut your minds off at</i> …

Arianna Huffington

Peter De Rome: the RAF pilot who became the Grandfather Of Gay Porn

The late British director filmed men that he’d met in the streets of New York having sex - and made great art in the process, says a new documentary<p>Last month, the British government launched a public consultation over plans to force porn sites to implement age checks, following up on the …

Anxious? Five Mobile Games And Apps That May Help

Anxiety can be crippling, persistent and affect anyone at any point in their lives. Whilst the treatment that works best can differ greatly from …

Is binge-watching bad for your mental health?

Our research shows that binge-watchers are more likely to report higher stress, anxiety and depression. What we don’t know yet is whether the link is causal<p>With the release of the fourth season of House of Cards, all 13 episodes are available for Netflix subscribers. Some fans might space each …

Mental Health

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

Mental Health

The left half - right half divide in human brains is a myth, scientist says

Whilst few people would claim to be well versed in the nuances of neuroscience, one idea about the human brain seems to have captured the public …

Is Being Gay Just About Sex?

According to the standard historical narrative, gay life in the 1970s was all about discos and sex and a generally superficial libertine attitude about life -- and today, so we often imagine, gay life is more rounder, fuller as a culture and more varied in its expressions.<p>But the reality is the …

LGBTQI

Some kids just really need to go to therapy

Earlier this week, the Duchess of Cambridge wrote a blog about the importance of mental health treatment for children. “Like most parents today, William and I would not hesitate to seek help for our children if they needed it,” the wife of the prince wrote for The Huffington Post. “We know there is …

Mental Health

Delish's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Slays the Entire Cheesecake Factory Menu

You're gonna want allll the excuses to make this.<p>Even if you've never stepped foot inside a Cheesecake Factory, you know the chain likely excels at one thing: cheesecake. Fortunately for all you cheesecake-obsessed readers, so does Delish. Delish dreamed up the one cheesecake recipe you should …

Dessert

7 Ways To Make Mac and Cheese In A Crock-Pot

We're going to take a wild guess and say that after a long day at work, spending five hours cooking macaroni and cheese from scratch isn't high on your priority list.<p>Slow-cooker mac and cheese to the rescue: Just throw in the ingredients before you leave in the morning and when you get home, a pot …

Cooking

This 'Mario Maker computer' puts Nintendo's own creativity to shame

Not much is known about Nintendo's next-generation video games console, and how it might rescue the company from the financial doldrums. But amid all …

27 Easy Breakfasts You Can Make in a Crock-Pot

Given the choice between sleeping in later and grabbing a power bar on the way out the door or getting up to make a real breakfast, oftentimes the …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

Cooking

10 great video games about the meaning of life

Love, death, romance, regret – video games can tell us about all of these things and more. Here are our favourite examples<p>We don’t often look to video games when we’re feeling confused about life, the universe or anything else. This is traditionally a medium of escape, the place you come to forget …

Gaming

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

18 Stars Who Came Out In 2015 (But You Probably Didn't Hear About It)

Sure, you know about Caitlyn Jenner but what about the rest of these stories?<p>In 2015, coming out still matters.<p>The more people who share their true and authentic identities, the more chances to erase outdated and false stereotypes about what it means to be queer.<p>When celebrities and public figures …

LGBTQI

Zoinks! Meet the real-life Scooby Doo who's scared of everything

The slightest fright will send Presley, the 6ft-tall Great Dane, running for a reassuring cuddle<p>They are amongst the most magnificent of beasts; majestic, imposing and somewhat terrifying. But it turns out Presley the Great Dane is more Scooby Doo than Hound of the Baskervilles.<p>For not only does he …

32 Cute Things To Distract From Your Awkward Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can be stressful but cute animals never are!

Adorable Cow Who Thinks He Is a Dog Enjoys Relaxing on the Couch & Getting His Chin Scratched

Goliath is an adorable little calf who was rescued by Danville, California-based owner Shaylee Hubbs and her family from a dairy farm that had plans …

London's Hippest Baker Shares Her Tips for Making Better Baked Goods at Home

Claire Ptak of London's Violet Bakery gives us a crash-course in just-sweet-enough desserts that won't leave you sugar crashing.<p><b>Claire Ptak</b> may bake for a living, but she's anything but a sugar fanatic. In fact, the California native and owner of London's very popular Violet Bakery makes it a point …

Pumpkin-Chocolate Brownies

TIP: Let fresh-baked brownies chill, uncovered, overnight. For a perfect slice, cut while they're cold. Serve at room temperature.