Sharon Sim

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Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Um… This Sleep-Inducing Drink Knocks Me Out in 10 Minutes, Every Time

I have a long, infuriating history with insomnia. I got it from my mama: Science shows that the condition is often hereditary, and my mom and I have …

Astronaut's gene expression no longer same as his identical twin, NASA finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your gene expression.<p>Preliminary results from NASA's Twins Study reveal that 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly's genetic expression -- how his genes function within cells -- did not return to baseline after his return to Earth …

Immune System

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

No Vicks inhalers or camouflage clothing: Foreign Office warns millennials of the local laws that could land them in trouble

If you're going on holiday you might think a Vicks inhaler or a Buddha tattoo are harmless.<p>But these could get you thrown out of some countries - or even put in jail.<p>The Foreign and Commonwealth office has issued a warning to millennials amid a rising number of arrests abroad for drug offences and …

Stay Calm During a Tough Conversation by Grounding Yourself

Having a tense conversation brings up a lot of negative emotions, leaving you feeling like an active volcano. To prevent an outburst and stay in control of your emotions, physically ground yourself in your environment. One of the best ways to do this is to stand up and walk around, which activates …

Stephen Hawking died on Einstein's birthday because everything in the cosmos is connected

As the world reels from the death of Stephen Hawking, one of the great science minds in all of history, admirers are taking some solace in a few …

Stephen Hawking

Research Shows This 1 Mindset Is Why Some People Are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why.<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the better …

How 21 Creative Entrepreneurs Structure Their Day

Some rise for the day at 3 am. Others finally turn off their minds for some shut eye by 3 am. Whether you fit in one of these categories or somewhere …

Time Management

How to Practice Right Speech Anywhere, Anytime, and With Anyone

<i>This is part of a series on the eightfold path. You can read the other articles</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Mastering our minds begins with mastering our mouths. We spend …

Don’t hold back on sighing—it’s the body’s built-in reset button

It’s right up there with loud phone talking, gum chewing, and knee-shaking. Loud, breathy sighs coming from a coworker can feel passive-aggressive and downright irritating. Sigh. But before jamming in your earbuds and thinking angry thoughts, you should know that sighs are keeping your coworker …

Headphones

Why Me-Time and Meditation Isn’t A Selfish Act

When it comes to yoga, meditation and even me-time in general, we can sometimes worry we are being a little selfish. Dedicating time to our own …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

How To Stay Focused When You Feel Like Quitting

Have you ever woken up with the sunken feeling that you are yet again behind with your work?<p>That’s the way I have been feeling lately. I wake up with …

Time Management

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

5 tricks to find the right foundation for your skin tone and type

Paramount Pictures<p><b>Finding the perfect foundation for your skin tone and skin type can be incredibly difficult.</b>• <b><br>Make sure to match the foundation with</b> …

5 Sephora Eye Creams That Work Better Than Botox

A good eye cream is hard to come by, especially one that is effective in hiding and treating your under-eye circles. Most people turn to cosmetic …

6 Secrets of Women with Flawless Skin

We never go to sleep in our makeup, and after much trial and error we’ve finally landed on a skincare routine that works for us. And still, our skin …

Skin Care

How to lose weight with these 6 teeny tiny changes

How to lose weight with these 6 teeny tiny changes<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>Crunches do not help you lose belly fat. And if you’re wondering how to lose …

6 Foods This Nutritionist Eats Every Day

I am a huge fan of variety and seasonal eating, primary because eating a wider array of foods exposes your body to a broader spectrum of …

Polar Bears Really Are Starving Because of Global Warming, Study Shows

New science sheds more light on recent controversy over how much the large carnivores are being impacted by melting sea ice.<p>Millions have seen the heart-wrenching video of a polar bear clinging to life, its white hair limply covering its thin, bony frame. Shot by Paul Nicklen and Cristina …

Polar Bears

People With Fast Metabolisms Do These 3 Things, Says a Fiber Expert

Fiber might not be a popular subject, but Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD, and author of <i>The F-Factor Diet</i>, says it's the unsung hero of nutrients. Case in …

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Exercise

These Are the Most Important Soft Skills for Employees to Have, According to Hiring Managers

Hiring for these soft skills can signal a more adaptable and versatile team player.<p>We all know that hiring is hard. Sure, any intelligent individual can pass your tests, psychological interview questions, and social media checks. But, how do you know who is going to be the best fit in the long …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Everything You Ever Wanted (and Needed) to Know About The Ordinary

The Ordinary, the disruptive and jaw-droppingly affordable skincare brand, is over a year old already. Can you believe it? Industry insiders and …

3 Canned Foods That Are the Best For Your Health — and 3 That Are the Absolute Worst

If you're heading down the aisles of the grocery store looking for canned goods but unsure which types might be the healthiest, your struggle is over. First off, there are some canned goods that are better than others, so it's smart to go fresh or frozen, instead, when necessary. Also, you'll want …

What Is Swedish Death Cleaning and Why You Can't Wait to Do It

A new book explains why and how it's best for you (and your family) to clean things up now.<p>Please don't tell anyone, but I spent the first five days of the New Year holed up in my apartment, well dressed in my best pj's -- cleaning out my life. Part of what inspired this deep dive into my computer …