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The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …

An Entire Week of Foam Roller Routines to Ease Sore Muscles

Getting in a good workout makes us feel LOADS better, especially when we hit the gym after a long workday. Whether we’re crushing it at a new heart-pumping fitness class or getting our sweat on in our PJs with a free workout app, there are so many benefits to working out… but we can definitely live …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

How to Create the Best Version of Yourself

Mark Lack says that by giving and becoming more, the having takes care of itself.<p>Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation.<p>Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless …

China is due for a recession — unless it starts acting like Japan

A credit-based economy, built around what has effectively been the dollar standard, made it all possible. There's no limit to the amount of credit that can be created under a fiat money system. And the dollar standard created a very large global boom, as U.S. dollars flooded into countries like …

Economics

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

8 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn in Less Than 6 Months

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

PJON, Fancy One Wire Arduino Communications Protocol For Home Automation

PJON, pronounced like the iridescent sky rats found in every city, is a cool one wire protocol designed by [gioblu].[gioblu] wasn’t impressed with …

DIY

5 open source home automation tools

With the Internet of Things rapidly expanding the number of connected devices in our homes, finding open source solutions for controlling them is …

19 A.I. experts reveal the biggest myths about robots

But if you base all your knowledge about robots and AI on movies and books, you're bound to be either terrified or disappointed whenever a new robot comes out.<p>Tech Insider asked 19 AI researchers about the biggest myths in their field. Their answers (lightly edited) are below.

Artificial Intelligence

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

15 free online resources that will improve your productivity

Rather than let the internet kill your productivity, make it work for you.<p>We've collected some of the best free online resources to save you time and streamline your work day.<p><i>This is an update of an article originally written by Maggie Zhang.</i>

Productivity

9 Misconceptions About Drones That Engineers Wish You'd Shut Up About

They’re robots. They fly. They’re watching you. And they’re increasingly found everywhere: Yup, they’re drones. You may think you know exactly what …

Must-Have Camping Gear For Your Summer Adventure

<b>Correction appended Tuesday, June 16.</b><p>It’s been argued the discovery of fire is mankind’s most important moment, but with burn bans occupying …

Is This Small Device a Must-Have for Body-Weight Training?

The Men’s Health fitness director gave it a shot. Here’s what he thought<p>It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of body-weight training. Heck, I wrote a book called <i>Your Body is Your Barbell</i>, which touts the hundreds of benefits of working out with zero equipment.<p>But I still love an effective training …

9 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

1 of 10<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Give Them a Try<p>Sometimes the best exercise is the one you’re not doing. And why is such a great move not part of your training? …

Google's genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it's a little terrifying

But, to paraphrase fellow futurist Peter Diamandis, Kurzweil's brilliance isn't in the predictions themselves.<p>It's in what the predictions represent — Kurzweil's core thesis, a little thing called <b>"the Law of Accelerating Returns."</b><p>It states that "fundamental measures of information technology follow …

Singularity

A Beginners Guide To Meditation

The Workout You Should Do When You Don't Have Time to Exercise

It only takes 5 minutes, but it pays off big<p>Even if you’re a regular gym junkie, there’s always those times when you just can’t make it in. (Even if your gym is in your basement.) But that doesn’t mean you have to let your schedule totally control you.<p>We found two ways to get in a meaningful …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

How to Master Life, Language, and Travel with Tim Ferriss

<i>When I was teaching English in Bangkok, a friend gave me a copy of</i> The 4-Hour Workweek <i>by some guy named Tim Ferriss. Apparently, it was a</i> …

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

In bodybuilding, there is a common belief that it is impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Many bodybuilders believe that you …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Self-improvement

39 Incredibly Simple Life Hacks of Highly Successful People

You can be more successful by adopting some very simple, but powerful new habits in your life.<p>"When asked to describe significant regrets in their lives, more than 8 out of 10 people focused on actions they did not take rather than actions they did. In other words, they focused on things they …

Well+Good | Your Healthiest Relationship

Subscribe To Our Newsletter<p>Thanks for signing up for our newsletter!<p>To make sure your Well+Good emails don’t go into your spam or promotions folder, …