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17 Resolutions To Help You Have A Spiritually Renewing 2016

May your year be filled with joy.<p>As the new year dawns, it's time to set some intentions for what you hope to accomplish in the months ahead. Instead of taking on daunting new diets or exercise regimens, start with some resolutions that will nourish your spirit, instead.<p><b>HuffPost Religion</b> …

Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

Do you make New Year resolutions? I don't bother because they usually fall off my radar by mid January. Starting the year with failure is not my goal.<p>Here are 25 simple things I will incorporate into my days in 2016. I don't need to do each one, everyday, to be moving toward my goal.<p>Here's how I …

7 Ways to Start the Day Off on the Right Note

What you do when you first wake up in the morning will determine the course of the rest of your day.<p>A. Work on Personal Development<p>I try and stick to a morning routine, which includes meditating, reading, writing and a gym session. There was a time when I hated the mornings. I'd wake up and check …

7 Fitness Trends to Try in 2016

With 2016 on the horizon, that means another 365 days to get your sweat on (minus a few rest and recovery days, of course). Curious what trends are …

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

5 Lessons The Dalai Lama Taught Me About Happiness

<b>I</b> was lucky enough to have the opportunity of attending a lecture, titled ‘Happiness: the power of giving & receiving’, handed down by none other …

My Phone Ruined My Relationship

"He started to recognize every notification sound and would say something like, 'Great. Instagram is blowing you up again.'"<p><i>Star, 33, was with her boyfriend for four years before she got pregnant. After giving birth, she threw herself back into her public relations career and became more heavily</i> …

These 3 Non-Actions Are The Real Secret Behind Life Mastery

Imagine for a while that you are in harmonious participation with life. You don’t understand the word ‘struggle’ or ‘hard’ anymore. Your life flows …

Should You Run Before You Lift? - Women's Running

<i>*Courtesy of POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you ask 100 people if you should do cardio before or after strength training, chances are that you’ll get an even …

If Mindfulness Makes You Uncomfortable, It’s Working

I recently had a conversation with a client named Claire, who shared that her company had been touting the benefits of mindfulness, and she was giving mindfulness a try with a meditation app. But she was frustrated that it wasn’t helping her feel more relaxed — instead, she was actually a bit more …

How collective intelligence helps organizations move past hierarchical leadership structures

Conventional wisdom tells us that organizations run best when critical decisions are made by a strong and capable CEO.<p>This is true even if it means calling upon a temporary leader until a permanent replacement can be found (as we saw with Twitter’s recent scramble to bring on Jack Dorsey).<p>Of …

Simple lifestyle change may help ease chronic back pain

Chronic back pain costs an estimated $80-90 billion to treat each year, yet despite advancements in surgery, therapies and drugs, experts say back pain is still considered an epidemic. One doctor believes there is an alternative way to treat the pain and it doesn’t require needles or splints, just …

How to Break Up Gracefully

If the holiday pressure of your relationship is hitting home right now, you're not alone. As a dating coach, my phone has been ringing and the texts are flying back and forth the past week from people who are thinking of calling it quits in the love department.<p>At the holidays, it's common to be …

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

Astronomy

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

How to Decorate Your Way to a Cleaner Looking Home

Homes are messy enough, without us doing things to make them look and feel even messier. This isn't about practical storage or clutter, but the …

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Self-help

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

The top 10 TV shows of 2015

From Poldark to This Is England, how many of this year's greatest shows have you seen?<p>10. Poldark (BBC One)<p>Swooningly romantic, breathtakingly scenic and unashamedly populist, this drama based on Winston Graham’s swashbuckling novels eclipsed even its huge-hit Seventies forebear in terms of …

TV

2015 Decor Trends: Things We Loved And Loathed

What a year 2015 was for <b>design trends</b>. Entrenched ones (open-plan interiors, exposed brick walls, etc.) marched on, undeterred by the rise of <b>newer styles</b> and thinkpieces sounding the alarm of their imminent demise. Others, like the <b>midcentury mania</b> that reached a fever pitch in the era of Mad Men …

What’s really going on between Spark and Hadoop ?

I wrote previously about the story behind distributed data processing, and how Spark changes the deal. The conclusion of these articles is basically …

Big Data

Here's How Your Dog Really Feels About You, According To Science

Image: Yaisin Bulut via Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about puppy love. Not youthful romance, but the love between a person and his or her pooch. As every dog lover knows, canine companions make for some of the best friends we could wish for. They play with us, cuddle with us, listen to us and make us …

The 25 Greatest Moments Of Female Nudity In Hollywood MoviesAmerican Pie

5. Shannon Elizabeth in <i>American Pie</i> (1999)<p>Any living, breathing man can sympathize with <i>American Pie</i>’s quick-shooting Jim (Jason Biggs). All the kid …

16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Meet your new resolution.<p>New Year's resolutions often focus on improving <i>physical</i> health, but what if you focused on mental health this year?<p>While the culture at large often dismisses mental self-care, in part because of the stigma against those facing mental illness, emotional well-being is a …

Ask Yourself These 6 Questions To Help Clear Your Struggles.

We all get stuck sometimes. Getting unstuck is often all about asking yourself the right questions. These 6 will help get you moving in the right …

Before & After: Rachel's Timeless Two-Tone Kitchen

My room makeover::<p>We bought a home built in 1856 because we loved the character, but the kitchen hadn't been redone in 30 years, so we decided to …

Stimulate & Not Annihilate Your Muscles to Growth

The goal of any training program should be to work your tail off in the gym. A great workout does indeed require incredible intensity, heightened …

Muscle

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …