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A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

This Science-Backed Yoga Trick Boosts Dopamine Levels in the Brain by 65%

The benefits of yoga know no bounds—the physical, mental, and spiritual practice has been linked to reduced stress, increased flexibility and muscle …

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

If it’s left untreated, anxiety can lead to depression, early death and suicide, yet the medication that is prescribed to treat anxiety doesn’t often …

Scientific Research

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Self-improvement

This Breathing Technique Stops Anxiety in Its Tracks (and Only Takes 5 Minutes)

When anxious thoughts begin to fill your head, you need an effective and quick strategy for relief. While it may be tempting to curl up in your bed …

Skillet Beef and Broccoli

This tastes just like the real deal, promise. Use your trusty skillet to create an easy version of Chinese beef with broccoli in just 30 minutes …

The Easiest Roast Chicken You'll Ever Make

By Alyse Whitney<p>You don't even need a thermometer to know when it's done.<p>Roasting a whole chicken sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. You don't have to be <b>Ina Garten</b> on a Friday night to make it happen—this easy roast chicken recipe has six ingredients (including salt and pepper), can …

The Simple Mind-Altering Habits That Will Beat Procrastination—for Good

Procrastination can be particularly pesky when we are just trying to get something done. Why is it so hard to focus and just, well, meet our own …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

The best restaurants in Brooklyn

Has Brooklyn’s dining scene finally surpassed Manhattan restaurants? Judging from the breadth and innovation emerging from the borough’s restaurants, …

Spices

This Healthy Blueberry Crisp Is The Perfect Dessert For Spring

Warmer weather = lighter desserts.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>3 cups blueberries<p>Crisp Topping:<p>1 cup rolled oats<p>½ cup almonds, chopped or slivered<p>¼ cup whole wheat flour<p>½ teaspoon cinnamon<p>2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted<p>¼ cup maple syrup<p>Garnish:<p>¼ cup Greek yogurt<p>2 tablespoons maple syrup<p>1. Preheat …

7 Books Ivy League Professors Think Every Student Should Read In 2017

If getting reading suggestions from celebrities is just a little too middlebrow for your tastes, these seven book recommendations from Ivy League …

It’s crazy out here! 25 books to save your life, right now

The Undefeated staff on books to comfort, inspire — and light a fire in your soul<p>The call was for “favorite” books, yes, but more specifically for …

A beginner’s guide to the best art and museums in NYC

With dozens of world-renowned museums and thousands of art galleries, New York’s art scene can seem a bit intimidating. You could spend months …

A step-by-step guide to taming your social anxiety

<b>Part 1: Meet your mammoth</b><p>The first day I was in second grade, I came to school and noticed that there was a new, very pretty girl in the class—someone who hadn’t been there the previous two years. Her name was Alana and within an hour, she was everything to me.<p>When you’re seven, there aren’t really …

Mammoths

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

Five books about human behavior that will change the way you see the world

Most of us read the wrong things. As Haruki Murakami put it, reading what everyone else reads means you’re probably going to think what everyone else thinks. All those books from high-school? Everyone else has read them too. The best-sellers? Same.<p>That’s not to say these books aren’t valuable. They …

Self-improvement

Serious Streaming: 5 Services and Subscriptions for Documentary Lovers

When it comes to most of your precious couch time, I'm sure all you want to do is marathon your favorite show for the umpteenth time, right? But …

The most unique date ideas in NYC

Grabbing a drink might be fine for the first time you go out with someone, but second, third or fourth dates call for some much more unique date …

Upgrade your morning bowl of oats with these delicious recipes

Every now and then I find myself straying away from my regular bowl of Greek yoghurt and granola, instead seeking warmth, spice and comfort. And when …

Breakfast

Ancient Drugs Unearthed In Istanbul: Archaeologists In Turkey Find 1,400 Year Old Antidepressants And Heart Disease Medications

An archaeological dig in Istanbul yielded the largest ever collection of ancient medicine, including drugs for heart disease and depression. Seven …

Kafka’s Remarkable Letter to His Abusive and Narcissistic Father

“It is, after all, not necessary to fly right into the middle of the sun, but it is necessary to crawl to a clean little spot on earth where the sun sometimes shines and one can warm oneself a little.”<p><b>Franz Kafka</b> was one of history’s most prolific and expressive practitioners of what Virginia Woolf …

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

Here's How To Learn To Forgive Yourself After A Mistake

Because we all make them.<p><i>Editor’s note: Jay Shetty is a motivational speaker and former monk focusing on emotional wellness. Below is his advice on learning to forgive yourself and moving forward.</i><p>One of the most common questions I get asked is how people should move on from disappointing, …

28 Amazing Items To Make Doing Laundry Easier

Washing clothes just may become your favorite chore.