Rachel Schrepferman

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If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

27 Healthy, Tasty Foods Dietitians Always Keep Stocked in Their Kitchen

Navigating the grocery store can be overwhelming. Between navigating the aisles and picking out produce, it's hard to determine what you should spend your money on and where you should save. Fortunately, these dietitians have made it easier by revealing what they always have on hand. Spoiler alert: …

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Here's what to do as soon as you open an Amex Platinum credit card to maximize the benefits

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p>The Platinum Card from American Express has one of the highest annual fees of any publicly available consumer credit card — $550 — but the benefits that the …

Flying

20 books everyone should read in their 40s

You're most likely to make a Nobel Prize-winning discovery at 40 — or at least do your most outstanding work, according to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. But leaving your 30s can also be daunting.<p>Luckily, there are books to guide you along, from memoirs of middle age to …

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

As the year winds down, it’s time for the best of 2017 lists to start gearing up. And Amazon is one of the first to release theirs, with the 100 best …

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side | Inc.com

Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here are 101 of the best positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and make you feel happy.<p>There are some classics in the list, and …

Motivation

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

Lose yourself in this beautiful literary map of London

This stunning map of London is made up of the names of characters from novels, plotted on to the areas of the city they're most associated with.<p>It was created by Dex, a London-based artist and graphic designer, and interior designer Anna Burles<b>.</b> They describe it as "an intricate type map of the …

England

What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer

Sarah DeBord was 24 when she first noticed blood in her stool. She saw a gastroenterologist who did a procedure called a flexible sigmoidoscopy to examine her lower colon and rectum, then gave her a diagnosis of hemorrhoids.<p>“I don’t see any hemorrhoids, but that’s probably what it is,” Ms. DeBord …

Cancer

Civil war in the Vatican as conservatives battle Francis for the soul of Catholicism

When Pope Francis was elected nearly four years ago, on 13 March 2013, he was escorted – like every pope before him – from the Sistine Chapel to the Room of Tears. It is the place where a new pope pauses for a moment – and no doubt many of them do shed a few tears, thinking of the momentous …

Pope Francis

The Best Books About American Presidents

There are thousands of books about America’s commanders in chief—and no, they’re not all about Lincoln, though it seems that way sometimes. Here are …

Books

Total recall: the people who never forget

If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and their family for Labour Day weekend,” she says. “And before we went to …

The Brain

Read These 16 Powerful, Important Books Written By Immigrant Authors

Stories of humanity that have come from all over the world.<p>For the moment, justice has put a hold on Donald Trump's executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees from entering the United States. That this order showed prejudice and unwarranted fear of outsiders …

The Irish novel that seduced the USSR

The Gadfly, an English-language book barely known in the West became a sensation behind the Iron Curtain, writes Benjamin Ramm.<p>One of the most popular English-language novels of the 20th Century is almost unknown in the English-speaking world – a global phenomenon in translation, now neglected in …

Literature

What To Do When Your Dream School Says, 'I'm Not That Into You'

Amid the holiday season celebrations many students found out whether they’d been accepted, rejected or deferred from a first choice college. If the news wasn’t good, it can deal a tough blow. There’s nothing quite as crushing as unrequited love – especially when it comes from a dream college. But …

College & University

Seven Body Language Mistakes You Won't Want to Make In Your Next Interview

A job interview is your best chance to make a good impression on a future boss and team, and while it’s also a time for them to impress you, you want …

Dalai Lama on Anger: The Ultimate Strategy for Dealing With Anger

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

Mindfulness

Pottery Barn Finally Launched the Small-Space Collection We've Been Waiting For

With many Americans living in apartments and the size of the average home shrinking, it's safe to say that the small-space living trend isn't going away. Luckily for those tight on space, beloved home retailer Pottery Barn has decided to jump on the trend. This Spring they expanded their offerings …

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: the town that built America – in pictures

Bethlehem Steel produced most of America’s steel and was the country’s largest shipbuilder. Based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the company provided steel for the buildings that would make up New York’s skyline, for bridges and dams across the US, and for the warships of the navy. The company’s 2001 …

Bethlehem

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the sentimental stuff is always the hardest to shift: what do you <i>do</i> with those daubings your now 15-year-old did aged three, or all the Mother’s Day cards you’ve ever received, or those boxes of bits and pieces retrieved from your …

Minimalism

Get Your Finances in Order With This Month-by-Month Guide

You don’t learn everything about money at once. Most of us take a series of steps in the right direction until we finally feel in control of our …

The 11 Most Important Pep Talks To Have With Your Teen

When you became a parent, little did you know you’d also landed the job of quasi-life coach. That’s right — you’re not just there to dish out food …

Running Is My Antidepressant

On Christmas morning, before I could start prepping the holiday meal, I needed to go for a run. My legs were getting restless and I knew I wouldn't …

In Louisville, Food That Elevates (Not Eradicates) Kentucky Cuisine

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>When Edward Lee took over the restaurant <b>610 Magnolia</b> (<i>prix fixe $75–$95</i>) in Louisville’s historic …

2016 was a great year for fiction. Here are the year’s best books

Plenty of people are complaining about what a terrible year 2016 was, but in one area, we were lucky: It was a great year for fiction. While none of …