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Here's How To Keep Healthy Habits All Year Long

Let's turn your resolutions into lasting lifestyle changes.<p>So we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their best tips for sticking to healthy resolutions year-round. Here's what they said.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

7 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier This Week

You got this.

16 Little Ways To Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Life

Get a better understanding of what makes you anxious and how to deal with it.

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Most people go about networking all wrong. Here’s how to do it right.

People starting a business or looking for a job are often told to “network.” They dutifully follow that advice, attending countless networking events and drinking many coffees — and yet accomplish nothing.<p>Sadly, the advice is flawed, because it doesn’t distinguish between networking and building a …

Entrepreneurship

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Bill Mollison obituary

Ecologist and one of the co-creators of permaculture<p>Bill Mollison, who has died aged 88, was one of the co-creators of permaculture, an agricultural system that works with, rather than against, nature, on the basis that the natural world holds the key to stable and productive systems. Having …

Permaculture

3 Rare Habits of Successful People That You Can Adopt Right Now

Actions are important when it comes to success.<p><i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ariel Banayan, attorney and co-author of the Master</b> …

Success

4 success tips from a fintech entrepreneur

While WB21 — the company behind Michael Gastauer's success — is fascinating, I was more interested in discovering the business habits that he used to help him turn WB21 into what it is today.<p>Through my work at Taco, I got the opportunity to meet him for breakfast and find out the key to his success …

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

8 Ways to Be More Productive Without Feeling Like a Robot

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

Time Management

Visit these underrated national parks and be amazed by the beauty of nature

The post Visit these underrated national parks and be amazed by the beauty of nature appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comThe National …

5 Habits That Help You Learn Faster

Your brain is one of the most important parts of your body, but we’ve likely all had times where it’s failed us when it comes to memory. How many …

Can you boost your brain power by making yourself ambidextrous?

Lots of companies offer ambidexterity training that promises to improve cognitive power. But research shows there could be risks<p>Could learning to write with both hands make your brain sharper and more speedy? Could training schoolchildren to use their non-dominant hands improve their exam results? …

The Brain

The 28-Day Planking Challenge You Must Try!

Try the one month challenge. Your strength and endurance will improve. It is a slow progression, but something that shows wonderful results.<p>Start …

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF

Better energy is just a few poses away.<p>Still looking for your second wind after your third cup of coffee? Girl, namaste. Sounds counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to get amped is to slow things down. Way down. <i>(Tone up, beat stress, and feel great with Rodale's new With Yoga DVD.)</i><p>"One bout …

18 Seriously Helpful Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

No more gimmicks. Here's how to keep the weight off long-term.<p><i>This piece was originally published by Berkeley Wellness.</i><p>Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Learning

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Human Rights Watch accuses African Union military forces of sexual assault

An African military force in Somalia, which has received more than $20-million in funds from Canada, has been hit by allegations that its soldiers raped and abused vulnerable Somali women and girls.<p>The allegations, by Human Rights Watch, are based on interviews with 21 women and girls in Mogadishu, …

Which Meats Should You Avoid?

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

If meat causes cancer, what can we eat?

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may have just learned that processed meat such as bacon, sausage and ham may cause cancer and unprocessed meat may be "probably carcinogenic to humans," according to a new World Health Organization report. Or that cheese and sugar can be as addictive as a drug. Or that even veggie hot …

Nutrition

18 Great Cardio Workouts That Don't Require Running

47 Lazy-Girl Beauty Hacks Everyone Should Know

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Here's How To Actually Get Fit When You're A College Student

When carrying around thousands of dollars worth of textbooks isn't enough.

Carrie Underwood Lives by These 3 Doable Diet Rules (Hint: Red Wine Is Involved!)

We'd probably believe anything <b>Carrie Underwood</b> says about nutrition and exercise. After all, her post-baby body is banging, she has a sensible …

Carrie Underwood

This Kitten-Saving Motorcyclist Breaks All Stereotypes

Most people who see a motorcyclist riding a sportbike while kitted in garish ICON gear will assume the guy riding is about to get his stunt on. This …