Tammy Anderson

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The Psychology of Weight Loss

While our diet industry might have us still believe that weight loss is all about math, and our food industry seems happy to support this belief …

Resources for a Playful, Imaginative & Whimsical Decor Style

Steve and Sarah's beautiful home in Illinois showcases their personalities perfectly: playful, imaginative and whimsical. Their home features …

West Elm

European Style Hot Chocolate

French Hot Chocolate<p><b>French hot chocolate</b> <i>is made with rich, dark European chocolate. This hot chocolate recipe is for true chocolate lovers! It’s rich</i> …

Dessert

Managing Your Assets

Steps to take before, during, and after a natural disaster.<p>Six moves to consider based on the opportunities and headwinds created by the new …

Wells Fargo

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

Does science imply God? Harvard astronomer raises fine-tuning argument in Washington Post, suggesting a theistic explanation for human intelligence

Howard Smith is a lecturer in Harvard’s Department of Astronomy as well as an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He’s …

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Mountaineering

This 8 Destinations You'd Better Be in Shape to Visit

<i>You’re skinny, active and you eat a healthy foods? That is not enough. You’ll need to train specifically to achieve the physical and mental level</i> …

How to Buy Happiness (Yes, Literally)

You can buy your way to happiness, but lets consider exactly what you're purchasing.<p>There are many paths to finding happiness. It could be as easy as asking this <i>one</i> powerful question I wrote about here. Or as simple as a 5-step process that's been proven by science (and hey, Oprah, digs it too.)<p>But …

5 Ways To Organize Your Life Through Organizing Your Home

You're reading 5 Ways To Organize Your Life Through Organizing Your Home, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

37 Ways To Disguise The Ugliest Parts Of Your Home

People are going to think you run a lifestyle blog (or something).

What is up with them Cowboys?

Dallas is in chaos again but does Washington have the game plan to beat them?<p>Their probably-past-his-prime franchise quarterback can’t stay healthy. …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Professor Stuart Kind

Professor Stuart Kind, who has died aged 78, was the forensic scientist brought in by the Home Office to help track down the Yorkshire Ripper, the serial killer who had been stalking the North of England since 1975.<p>At 3 am on December 9 1980, after less than two weeks on the case, Kind telephoned …

Yorkshire Dales

Medical Mistakes Make It Dangerous To Go To A Hospital

It seems like someone I know gets sick almost every week. At my age, this is expectable and acceptable. What is completely unexpected and unacceptable is how often doctors and hospitals make serious mistakes.<p>I have written about this in three previous blogs, each describing or explaining one or …

Medicine

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

You got this.

Phoenix Serial Shootings: Four More Crimes Added to Deadly Pattern

Phoenix police have tied four more shootings — including a murder — to a string of incidents they believe are the work of a possible serial killer.<p>Investigators have now released a sketch of the gunman, who is suspected of killing seven people since March 18. The motive is unknown.<p>"it's scary just …

Up to 1 in 5 trauma deaths could be prevented, study says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 1 in 5 people may be dying unnecessarily from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries, a stark conclusion from government …

Medicine

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

These 15 Bridal Shower Bites Are Everything

Are you planning the menu for your pal’s bridal shower and looking for some major inspiration? Make sure to serve up foods that are easy to eat and oh-so-scrumptious.<p>From small bites to inspired buffets, here are fifteen ideas for items to serve up at a bridal shower.<p><b>1. Grilled bread, Burrata</b> …

Bridal Showers

Shocking Things Your Finger Length Reveals About Your Personality

You will be surprised to know what your finger length reveals about your personality.A person can say a lot about your personality by looking at your …

Psychology

10 ways to trick yourself out of being lazy

Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on overcoming laziness and pulled out the easiest ways to set yourself on a path toward greater …

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Here's Why People Keep Talking About The Low-FODMAP Diet

The GI tract is a scorching-hot topic in medicine right now. Not only does the gut’s microbiome likely hold key information about curing epidemics …

Holistic Medicine

The Science Of Why Are Some People Attracted To Children

Having worked with police forces in Australia and the United Kingdom identifying those who sexually prey on children, people are always asking me how …

Paedophile

8 of the best weekend trips you can take on the East Coast

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The Not-So-Secret Truth About Emotional Eating

There are few things in this world we can all agree are bad. Terrorism, cancer — you know, the stuff everyone wishes we could eradicate once and for …

7 Small Ways To Get A Little Fitter This Week

Quick and painless ways to squeeze some fitness into your life.

12 Ways to Trick Your Body Into Making You Incredibly Productive

One More Thing Money Can Buy: A Clean Criminal Record

Many states have expungement programs to clear your name, but some charge $500 or more.<p><i>This story was co-published with the Marshall Project.</i><p>Bill was surprised to learn he still had a felony record.<p>For decades, he believed that his 1973 conviction in Memphis for possession and intent to sell four …

Science Says Your Dog Knows Exactly What You’re Thinking, Which Definitely Isn’t Creepy

The same may be true for cats, but this photo of a chihuahua in glasses was better<p>Fido is a regular mind-reader: Researchers from the U.K. and Brazil recently found that dogs have the cognitive ability to tell the difference between positive and negative emotions expressed by humans and other dogs. …