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What the Worst Sex of My Life (On My Wedding Night!) Taught Me About Love

It was to be the "happiest" day of my life.<p>I had just married the man I believed to be the love of my life.<p>And I was sure, absolutely, positively sure that I had made the right decision.<p>Then, the wedding night arrived. And because I had been raised to be a "good" Fundamentalist Christian (more on …

All fat is bad? Not so fast

"To my knowledge, this is one of the first long-term trials that's given these diets without calorie restrictions," said Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of …

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

How Staring at the Sun Can Make You Sneeze

Have you ever been in a dark place, say a movie theatre or a room with all the blinds close, and walked outside into the daylight when, all of a …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

4 Weird Side Effects of Learning How to Write

A few months ago, several years after beginning this column, I finally learned how to write, the last piece of the puzzle being someone showing me …

Framing

How to kick bad food habits

Creating a habit starts with a baby step in the wrong direction. Breaking these bad habits can take a little more effort.<p>As a dietitian, I often feel …

Nutrition

5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History

Finding the right words when detonating an atomic bomb or sacrificing one's life for friendship came easy for these people.<p>1. Lawrence Oates before …

30 Things You Should Do Right Now

1. Floss. Shut up about blood and it getting stuck in your teeth or a general fear of dentistry and just <i>floss</i>.<p>2. Sell your microwave. You’d be …

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How Novice Runners Should Start Training For Maximum Results

Most running novices plot their early runs in terms of distance. "I used to be able to run X distance in high school; I'm going to run that same …