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HOW TO BE HAPPY WITHOUT A PURPOSE

1/13<p>1<p>Being happy ...<p>My friend who smiles less asked me one day " I've never seen you without a smile ,how do you keep yourself happy all the time " I …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don’t act in …

Get a Bangin' Booty and Crush Back Pain with One Move

This exercise double-teams your body in the best way.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Marching glute bridge:</b> Not only do strong glutes look amazing, but they also help power your …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

Why You Should Walk, Not Run, For Weight Loss And Better Health

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Weight Loss

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

Want to Be a Success? Ask a Dog How

The best friend of humans has qualities that are a must to live a successful life.<p>If you're a fan of dogs, you probably don't think a lot about why you like them. And if you're not a fan, you're even less likely to have given them much thought. But if you really watch a dog over time, you'll see a …

12 science-backed habits to get a better night's sleep

And our bodies might be suffering for it.<p>Whether it is because we're staying up late watching the latest show or lying awake in bed, unable to sleep, about 20% of Americans are sleep-deprived, experts estimate.<p>Rather than suffer through the day feeling groggy, here are 12 science-backed habits that …

Jet Lag

The Shocking Truth About Before and After Transformation Photos

It seems every day a new detox, cleanse, weight loss pill, or exercise gadget promising EFFORTLESS weight loss is promoted across social media feeds.<p>These ads appear too good to be true, but advertisers use "doctor" and "celebrity" endorsements enhancing credibility. With dreams of looking like …

Three Key Principles All Relationships Need to Survive

There are many stories on the Internet that will tell you why your relationship is no good or how to meet your soul mate — this is not one.<p>This is a …

Relationships

How Compromise Is Actually Hurting Your Relationship (And What To Do Instead)

For more than 20 years, my insatiable curiosity has driven me to seek the secrets of profoundly connected, passionate, intimate relationships. I want …

Relationships

20 Lesser Known Psychological Facts That Will Make You Re-think Your Life

Neuroscience says that psychology has just made up words, conditions, and treatments without connecting them to reality, (neurological …

The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

Workouts

8 Natural Remedies For Panic Attack Relief

My friend Susan was driving on a busy Atlanta highway when she was struck by what she was certain was a heart attack.Her heart started pounding out …

Understanding Your Emotional Story to Deal With Low Sexual Desire

I've seen it in therapy over and over. A couple who really loves each other, but who struggles to sexually connect in their relationship. One partner has a low sexual drive, while the other one would desires to sexually connect. Both partners in the relationship identify each other as close …

Relationships

17 Things to Never Say to a Girl With Borderline Personality Disorder

One woman with Borderline Personality Disorder opens up.<p><b>1. Nothing.</b> Going to bed in an argument isn't our style. Even when you've casually dismissed it as a minor disagreement and all but forgotten about it, we're worrying that you hate us and will never speak to us again. So please, stay awake …

'Large vagina mummy!' At last, women are sharing brutally honest parenting stories online

Standing in a hot, crowded post office queue, a few weeks ago, I could see that my five-year-old son was beginning to get restless. His inevitable ‘sorting’ of the magazine section had already been completed and the queue wasn’t moving any faster.<p>Joseph then turned to me innocently with beautiful …

Parenting

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

Parenting

5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Stronger

Relationships are love <i>and</i> war. Until you get to the war part of it, it's hard to realize how much work is actually required to maintain your patience, affection and commitment. There are ways you can reinforce and strengthen your relationship so both of you can bounce back from difficult phases as …

11 Ways To Shut Down Anxiety & Depression - For Good

Throughout my twenties, I was lost. I didn’t know who I was. I didn’t believe in myself. My head was a jumbled mess of negativity and insecurity from …

How to Deal With Your Kid’s Tantrums

They say adults who have high emotional intelligence have better relationships, are more productive at work, and have an overall better quality of …

How to Make Your Marriage Feel Like You're Still Dating

Whether you've been married six months or six years, you may be feeling something less than the head-over-heels infatuation you felt for your spouse when you were just dating. "It's difficult to keep a marriage going over the course of a long term," commiserates April Masini, relationship expert …

Happiness Is Actually Pretty Easy to Find

My approach to happiness is really a mash up of the things I’ve learned from the school of hard knocks, and from brilliant happiness scientists like …

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

Depression

3 daily practices for living a happy life, according to over 100 psychologists

As Annie Dillard writes in her book " The Writing Life ," "how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."<p>There's no short-cut to a happy life, but there are simple things we can do to help us get there.<p>"We have a choice in our lives, in our behavior, and in our thoughts, as to what …

Happiness

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing