Stephanie Jarrell

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What Is Concealed Depression and How Can You Spot Its Sneaky Symptoms?

When you think of depression, you may be inclined to picture someone who struggles to get out of bed every morning and is barely able to function. But unlike many medical conditions, depression is one that often goes unseen and undiagnosed. That's because many sufferers actually experience …

Medical Conditions

315 Delicious Recipes For When You're Trying To Eat Lower Carb

Delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options, from all over the internet, that you'll definitely want to try.

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Here's How Flaxmeal Can Help With Weight Loss

Flaxseed is one staple you should definitely have in your kitchen. Aside from one tablespoon of flaxmeal offering your daily recommended dose of omega-3s, find out how these little seeds can help you lose weight.<p>Healthy Fats<p>Flaxmeal is a great source of omega-3s, which can reduce inflammation and …

Nutrition

A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Blocking the 'love hormone' may reduce social anxiety

A new study in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> suggests that inhibiting the hormone oxytocin may help people to recover from unpleasant, stressful, …

Neuroscience

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling to him like ivy. On an aeroplane, it usually means that while everyone else watches movies or reads a thriller, he will find …

University of California

Why Knitting is the Best Form of Mindful Meditation

By many people's standards, 2016 was a burning hell of a year, leaving us gasping for air and looking for an emergency exit —not to mention a better …

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Get a Head Start on NaNoWriMo With These Creative Writing Courses

If you’re planning on cranking out the next great novel this November for NaNoWriMo, you might want to sharpen your craft first. These online courses …

Ivy League MOOCs - Free Online Classes from the Ivies

Options from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, and More<p>Most of the eight ivy league universities are now offering some form of publicly …

You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

Whether you have some extra weight in your upper arms or rear end, it makes sense that targeting those areas with exercise—curls for your arms, …

Scientists figured out how to stop weight-gain in mice without changing their diet – which could have lessons for humans

The evidence linking brain inflammation to obesity has been building for some time. Consistent overeating causes stress and damage to cells in the body and brain. This damage results in a response from the immune system that has a wide range of effects.<p>Some of these effects help to reduce the …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Abnormal Proteins Apparent in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntingdon’s Patients

It’s been discovered just Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntingdon’s disease sufferers all share one common feature: the abnormal proteins found in …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, …

The Brain

'Beren And Lúthien' Reflects Tolkien's Real Life Love Story

One night in December of 1993, I stood in a frost-bound churchyard in Wolvercote, near Oxford. The tombstone in front of me bore the names of Edith Mary Tolkien and her husband John Ronald, but underneath each name was another: "Lúthien" and "Beren."<p>Young Tolkien had fallen in love with Edith when …

Literature

7 Easy Ways to Kick Your Sluggish Metabolism Up a Notch

Eat more protein, lift more weight, and other expert-backed ways to reset the bar for how many calories you burn every day.<p>When your metabolism is …

Are you part of the thyroid epidemic?

Your thyroid used to fall into the “mystery organ” category: something you vaguely knew was useful without knowing exactly how, like your pancreas or …

Is Rice Part of a Healthy Diet?

By Adda Bjarnadottir<p>Rice is one of the most widely consumed grains in the world.<p>It's mostly comprised of simple carbs, which have consistently been …

Nutrition

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Conquer Anger

I once read that anger is like drinking poison, and hoping that the other person dies.<p>How do we conquer anger? Here are some personal remedies that …

Fifty years ago, a teenager wrote the best selling young adult novel of all time

‘The Outsiders’ changed the way kids read<p>Fifty years ago this spring, the best selling young adult novel of all time was published to adulation and …

Books

This Is the Best Type of Exercise for Weight Loss

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the …

Why And How To Sleep Tight In 10 Infographics

The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …