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Lush Customers Swear This Cult Product Puts Them Right to Sleep, But Does It Really Work?

Customers are going crazy for the Twilight Body Spray from Lush Cosmetics, claiming it helps knock them out for a great night’s sleep. We asked a …

Sleep

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Puzzles

10 Healthy Make-Ahead Lunches to Bring to Work

If you've been on Instagram lately, you know that make-ahead lunches are so much more than wilted salads and droopy sandwiches. In fact, a packed …

Healthy Eating

7 Vegetarian Lunch Ideas So You Never Have a #SadDeskLunch Again

There are plenty of reasons to try out a vegetarian diet or at least incorporate more veggies into your day. Aside from the nutritional benefits of …

Could snoring be putting your relationship to bed?

Maybe you’re someone who passes out and doesn’t make a sound until morning, or maybe you could be mistaken for a jackhammer upon closing your eyes. …

Sleep

How to Mind Trick Yourself Into Becoming a "Gym Person"

Chocolate—the key to working out, says <i>NY Times</i> journalist Charles Duhigg. While I’m apt to reply, yes, chocolate is the key to most everything, …

21 Sleep Hacks That Actually Work

Every Sleep Hack Ever<p>While you don't want to eat a big meal within two to three hours of your bedtime and you should avoid alcohol entirely if you're …

Sleep

How To Change Your Life In Just 10 Minutes Per Day

10 minutes, ha! You won’t even need those. I’m going to show you not one, but <b>six</b> things. We’ll change your life and we’ll do it with time to spare.<p>If you have very little time to invest in your personal development, this is for you. I’d like to show you that even 10 minutes a day can go a long way. …

Productivity

The Easiest Effing Soup Recipe Ever — Seriously

I have not always been into cooking. At one time, my diet consisted mostly of Lean Pockets and "salads" made with only carrots and ranch dressing. For my wedding, my husband and I registered mostly for camping gear. We wanted sleeping bags and water filtration systems, not blenders and toasters. As …

21 Products That'll Unfuck Your Morning Routine

Take the mourning out of your morning.

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

7 Early-Morning Workouts to Get You Out of Bed Every Day

Bedtime makes for the best-laid plans: You hit the pillow vowing to wake up early, hit the gym and start the day right. But then the next morning the alarm goes off and your first thought is: “Just 10 more minutes.” Which quickly turns into 10 more, and then 10 more. If you’re having trouble …

Weight Loss

How To Supercharge Your Brain By Drinking Butter And Re-engineering Your Morning Routine

By John Fawkes. Originally published in my private mailing list.<p>If you're like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down some eggs and toast, and a mad dash out the door to get to work on time -- and that's if …

Wellness

Attention insomniacs: here are 9 gadgets that will help you sleep better

Scientists still don't fully understand sleep, but it's clear that getting enough of it is very important, since being well-rested comes with a myriad of health benefits.<p>For the 40% of the US population that gets less than seven hours per night, there are plenty of devices, both physical and …

Shopping

Your Definitive Guide to Beating the 7 Causes of Sleep Procrastination

<b>If you're like a lot of people, night after night you find yourself turning off the lights</b> later than you wanted, and morning after morning you're frustrated that you're so tired.<p>You already know that sleep deprivation has big downsides like increased likelihood of being overweight, negative …

Time Management

5 Steps to a Better Morning Routine

Routines are described as sets of behaviors that are regularly repeated, usually in the same time and place. They're steeped in habit, vigorously reiterated throughout the course of our lives. Most of our routines have been part of our daily rituals for years, if not decades.<p>The quality of our …

8 ways to fake being a morning person

It's no wonder we can't get out of bed in the morning: about 60 percent of Americans wake up feeling groggy at least a few times a week, according to the National Sleep Foundation survey.<p>To wake up feeling refreshed, there are plenty of things you can do before bed, like drinking chamomile tea and …

New York City

If You're Trying to Lose Weight, This Breakfast Tip Is Just What You Need

If you're reserving eggs for your brunch-filled weekends, you need to know a secret: they may just be the keys to weight-loss success. Here's why you should be eating more eggs to lose more pounds.<p><b>They're proven to work:</b> A 2008 study found that obese subjects lost more weight and had a higher …

High-protein breakfasts help teens manage weight

Eating breakfast may do more than give kids an academic edge in the classroom. A new study suggests that eating the morning meal – one that's high in protein – can help overweight teens lose body fat, reduce hunger and eat fewer calories during the day.<p>We've known for years that people who are …

Nutrition

Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I …

Productivity

13 Ingenious Planners That Will Help You Get Your Life Together

All aboard the organization station.

Productivity

7 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mind

Waking up every morning seems like an old routine we follow on a daily basis. <i>Always waking up at the same time doing the same old thing.</i> We don’t …

Jim Carrey

How To Worry Less And Sleep Better

<i>By Maya Borgueta, Psy.D and Senior Coach at Lantern</i><p>For anyone who has ever spent a long night wide awake with worry, it may come as no surprise that anxiety and long nights of sleeplessness often make familiar-and unfortunate-bedfellows. The anxious thoughts that keep you up at night can run the …

I hate getting out of bed in the morning, so I tried the famous 'wake-up light'

I consider myself to be a champion sleeper. Nighttime or daytime, I can fall asleep — and stay asleep — in just about any position or place.<p>Waking up …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Creative Writing

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Self-esteem

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fear and anxiety to take over and dictate their responses to tough situations. Instead, they remain calm and in control.<p><b>How do they stay calm and in</b> …

Mindfulness

10 Mind-Melting Optical Illusions That Will Make You Question Reality

This is next-level science trickery.<p>The human brain is perhaps the most complex biological structure in evolutionary history. Yet, it’s surprisingly …

Space