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5 Serious Reasons Your Weight-Loss Efforts Could Be Failing

If you experience a slow-and-steady weight gain that seems to have no obvious explanation, Manos suggests going to a doctor to see if you could have one of the conditions below.<p><b>1. Chronic Stress</b><br>The adrenal glands respond to chronic stress (a state of constant anxiety that continues over a period of …

6 Ways to Turn Managers into Coaches Again

The role of the manager is currently undergoing a transformation. Historically, managers embraced the role of coach and mentor. Through informal conversations during the commute to work, over a coffee break, or while enjoying a burger after hours, managers passed along crucial information and …

Employee Engagement

The 21-Day Shred: The First Full Body Workout

Consider this your on-ramp. The 21-Day Shred officially begins with a full body workout. But we're not going to go into this thing full throttle just …

Workouts

7 Reasons For A Missed Period—Other Than Pregnancy

<b>Stress</b><p>A big scary event in your life can cause hypothalamic amenorrhea. "This particular area of the brain, the hypothalamus, is where a lot of the hormones for your period are regulated," says Dweck. "The hypothalamus is very affected by stress." So if you’re dealing with a big move, death in the …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

3 Things Your Negative Emotions Are Telling You

We have emotions for a reason. Negative ones, like anger, aggravation, hurt and so on, are very important to pay attention to because within them lurk hidden meanings. These emotions are like flashing red lights alerting us that something below the obvious surface has not been dealt with; so the …

Self-help

How to Improve the Greatest Human Strength (willpower)

Have you ever wanted to push yourself a little more, a little harder or just a little bit further?<p>Of course, this could be in a workout, at your work …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Linguistics

Blood Analysis: Unlock the Body’s Secrets to Reach Peak Performance

<b>In a recent article in FastCompany, Brian Kamenetzky shared how professional teams are looking to reduce injuries by predicting them.</b> An approach …

Biomarkers

The girl with three biological parents

<b>Alana Saarinen loves playing golf and the piano, listening to music and hanging out with friends. In those respects, she's like many teenagers around the world. Except she's not, because every cell in Alana's body isn't like mine and yours - Alana is one of a few people in the world who have DNA</b> …

Genetics

11 Toxic Behaviors That Will Steal Your Joy (And How to Move Past Them)

Our thoughts, actions and behaviors play a powerful role in what type of energy we attract into our lives. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Oftentimes, we find ourselves participating in negative behavior patterns, even if at a subconscious level. Like a giant lightning rod in a crazy …

Happiness

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

Who Fails in Failure? A Reflection of I Am That: Talks With Nisargadatta Maharaj

Questioner: Who fails? The person or the self?Maharaj: The question is wrongly put. There is no question of failure, neither in short run nor in the long. It is like traveling a long and arduous road in an unknown country. Of all the innumerable steps there is only the last which brings you to your …

Meditation

Health Care 101: How Doctors are Paid

As our nation struggles with the mind-boggling algebraic-like task of reigning in on health care expenditures while increasing provider access and high-quality medical care, provider payment structures are in flux between traditional payment methods and relatively new financial structures.<p>While I …

Health Care

5 Delicious, Healthy Greens You Should Be Eating That AREN'T Kale

<b>Mustard Greens</b><br>Mustard greens' frilly leaves pack a peppery, punchy flavor to add dimension to dishes. Plus, they come loaded with major body perks. <b><br>The good-for-you benefits:</b> Like all cruciferous veggies, mustard greens are loaded with glucosinolates, but these zesty leaves contain two unique forms …

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation and How to Get Started

Here, 6 reasons you should start meditating today:<p><b>It can amp up your workout</b><br>Not only does a regular Transcendental Meditation practice increase energy, improve your focus, and help you sleep sounder every night, it also increases your pain tolerance, says a study in the journal <i>NeuroReport</i>. Higher …

Meditation

The 10 Stages of Trying to Meditate for the First Time (with GIFs!)

But before you get to that zen place… check out all of these emotions you might experience on the road to mindfulness. Can you relate?<p><b>Stage 1:</b> <br>You know meditation will literally calm your mind, so you decide to sit with your emotions. All of them.<p><b>Stage 2:</b><br>You find a quiet place and try to get …

Your Body on Yoga

At the same time, happy brain chemicals like GABA may rise, making yoga a natural treatment for your gloomy moods.<p><b>Nervous System</b><br>The triple threat of breathing, focus, and movement ignites the parasympathetic, or "rest and digest," nervous system, the antidote to the fight-or-flight stress …

If You Have a Busy Mind and Can't Meditate, Try This

<b>I wish I had a quiet mind. But in general, I don't.</b><p>Sometimes, my mind feels like an enormous noisy hall filled with thousands of busy bouncing balls. Urgent tasks lurk inside each ball, and I'm worried about which ones need my attention first. As I try to figure out which ball to grab first, …

Meditation

Why Can’t We Stop Working?

I hadn’t seen Jim in two years. When we reconnected recently, I was shocked. The handsome, dapper professional I knew had gained 30 pounds and started smoking. Bursting with nervous energy, he told me about his business travails — work so busy he was staying regularly until 10 at night, and a …

Resistance Training, Muscle-Strengthening Exercise Could Lower Women's Diabetes Risk

Sure, aerobic exercise is good, but here's a great reason to make sure to get that muscle-strengthening training in: It could help to lower women's risk of developing diabetes.<p>A new study in the journal PLOS Medicine shows that resistance exercise and lower intensity muscular conditioning …

Internet Porn Addiction: Exposing Misconceptions

How could I possibly have erectile dysfunction? I was only 23 and physically healthy. I went searching and found long threads of guys saying they thought porn had caused their ED. Unbelievable, but turns out it potentially had for me, too. It took me nine months to recover normal sexual …

The Brain

Achieve Your Goals in 2014 — Here’s Research That Can Help

1. Successful people do nine things differently than everyone else.<p>2. The rest of us hold ourselves back in five major ways.<p>3. But don’t stress! Just change the way you think about stress.<p>4. To spot new opportunities, imagine yourself in the future.<p>5. And act like a leader before you are one.<p>6. …

6 Truths About Depression and How to Overcome It

October is National Depression Screening Month. One in 10 Americans struggles with depression. A common misconception about depression is that it is something people can just "snap out of." Unfortunately, for those people who experience major depression disorder, it's not that simple. While …

Mental Health

10 Methods to Prevent and Treat Shoulder Injuries

Many athletes deal with shoulder pain at one point or another. But how do you minimize the chances of this happening to you? And what is the best …

Yoga

The PMS Diet

<b>Sweet Potatoes</b><br>Premenstrual mood swings and crazy cravings come down to a shortage of the brain chemical serotonin, says Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., coauthor of The Serotonin Power Diet. "The only thing that helps—and it helps instantly—is to eat carbs, because that's the only way the brain makes new …

How to Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Few Days

Almost one of six people has this "disease."<p>I see this every day in my practice.<p>Over 75 percent of people who suffer are not diagnosed.<p>There is no current standard medical treatment.<p>Yet, it causes more than twice the number of days off work, days in bed, and reduction in regular activities than for …

Wellness

3 Questions to Awaken Our Capacity for Life

<i>"We do not learn by experience, but by our capacity for experience." -- The Buddha</i><p>Here is one of the great truths of life that many of us are missing in the constant search for something new -- is that experience alone too often leaves us empty. Instead, it is our attention, curiosity and opening …

Meditation

Samsung Adds New Perks For Galaxy Note 8.0, Tab 3, And Tab 2 10.1 Student Edition Buyers

One of the biggest complaints about Samsung's latter tablet lines (aside from the plastic builds, outdated specifications, lack of storage, and <i>oh</i> …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …