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What Are Mitochondria and Why It’s Crucial To Take Care Of Them

Posted by Lori Shemek; September 4, 2017<p>Have you been seeing the word <b>‘mitochondria’</b> thrown around lately? Get ready because you’re going to hear a …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Mindfulness

Sheryl Sandberg: Option B and Life After Grief

<i>Life After Death</i><p>When she lost her husband, Sheryl Sandberg also lost her bearings. Now she wants to help others find a way through grief<p>By Belinda …

Enjoy an Unusually Addicting, High-Quality Desk Toy to Regain Your Focus, Fast

When you were a kid, there was Silly Putty. Today, we're smarter, more accomplished, and definitely in need of greater focus, which is what makes …

What To Do When Your Need To Please Is Ruining Your Life

<b>“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.” ~Theodore Bagwell</b><p>Have you ever thought you had to do what other …

Positive Thinking

21 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Stay On Your Mind For Days

Prepare to make your bookshelf considerably heavier.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The common health condition men don't know about—until they have a heart attack

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and nearly 20 percent of men between age 60 and 79 have it, according to the American Heart Association.<p>What many of these men don’t realize is that insulin resistance—an often misdiagnosed, under-recognized syndrome—is the leading cause …

Diabetes

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Hormone Therapy

What are estrogen and progesterone?<p>Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that are produced by a woman's ovaries.<p>Why does the body need …

Women's Health

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Blame the Brain for the Hearing Loss That Comes With Aging

The reason why older people typically can’t hear very well has very little to do with the functional capabilities of their ears, Co.Exist reports. …

Naturalmedicineworld.com

• Health Guide<br>• Fitness Articles<br>• Lose Belly Fat<br>• Online Holistic Training<br>• School of Alternative Medicine<br>• Holistic Healing Courses<br>• Cough Expectorant<p>Related …

Health

The 5-Step Guide To Diagnose Your Gut Problems, Rid Yourself Of Stomach Pain & Achieve Optimal Digestion - mindbodygreen

Rid Yourself Of Stomach Pain & Achieve Optimal Digestion<p>$49.99 USD<p>Dr. Wahls' signature diagnostic exam<br>• The "5-R Program" for healing the gut, …

Wellness

Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

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? …

Teaching Kids About Slavery: Picture Books Struggle With The Task

The shelves and desks at Teaching for Change in Washington, D.C., are full of picture books. For years, the nonprofit, which advocates for a more inclusive curriculum in public schools, has been keeping track of what it considers to be some of the best — and worst — multicultural children's books …

Black History

11 Must-Read Books By Muslim Authors

Explore the richness and beauty of Islam.<p>The Islamic faith began with a series of divine revelations, which were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad beginning in the early 7th century CE. Muhammad's revelations went on to form the basis of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and they gave rise to a …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

Literature

This Trick to Calm a Crying Baby Will Change a New Parent’s Life

Everyone knows the catharsis of a good cry — even celebrities. But when your wee one is sobbing up a storm, it usually signals something is wrong, and new parents know what a stressor it can be to both you and the baby. Dr. Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics in Santa Monica has a solution …

Parenting

9 Tips From Warren Buffett to Make Kids Better at Business and Life

How do you take your lemonade stand to the next level?<p>Businessman extraordinaire and investing genius Warren Buffett wants kids to learn about business at a young age--not so they can start buying stocks with their lunch money, but so they can develop smart habits that will help them in business …

Warren Buffett

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Self-improvement

What Mayim Bialik reads to her kids

Mayim Bialik encourages her kids to read rather than watch TV.Ethan Miller/Getty<p>"Big Bang Theory" star, neuroscientist, and author of "Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way" Mayim Bialik restricts her kids' access to technology and TV …

Kids

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Genetics

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

Austria

Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking

Have you ever wondered why two people can say exactly the same thing in a meeting, but only one of them gets credit for it? Many times it’s the way we <i>sound</i> that makes the difference between whether or not we are actually <i>heard</i>.<p>We all know when someone sounds nervous or confident. Think about the …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Self-improvement