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Why doctors don't want to be the gatekeepers of medical marijuana

There are concerns about the absence of peer-reviewed research, the possible side effects, and appropriate dosages.<p>VANCOUVER – Not all medicinal …

Cannabis

How to Know If You're Buying Too Much House

In theory, mortgage companies do not want to lend you more money than you can reasonably afford to pay back each month. That seems logical because if you fail to repay your loan, the lender has to go through a costly foreclosure process that takes a lot more effort than simply cashing your check …

Personal Finance

The best places to buy and sell a used iPhone

<i>By Jackie Dove</i><p>With a new iPhone arriving soon, many people will look to sell their old iPhone for some quick cash. But which places offer the best return and the smoothest process? To find out, Tom's Guide tested seven services that buy and sell used iPhones.<p>To find out where you can expect the …

Why Learning to Read Body Language May Have Social Benefits

A trio of social scientists have proposed a new way to think about why some people are more prone than others to try to pick up others' social cues.<p>In recent years, an entire literature has developed around the art and science of interpreting body language. Learning to do it well could mean, for …

How Much Vitamin D Should You Take?

<i>By: Dr. Alan Christianson</i><p>By now you've heard your body needs vitamin D to be at its best. Feel free to read HERE to learn more about its many benefits, like lowering risks of:<p>Mortality (death)<br>• Cancer<br>• Heart disease<br>• Dementia<br>• Asthma<br>• Infections<br>• Obesity<p>There has been plenty of focus on the dangers of getting …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Employment

5 questions that reveal the personality of someone you just met

It's impossible to learn everything you need to know about someone the first time you meet unless you have some sort of telepathic insight. But there are some questions you can ask that will give you a deeper, more accurate picture of someone than others.<p>Certainly, simple questions, like "Are you …

Psychology

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

Self-improvement

So You’ve Missed a StrongLifts 5×5 Workout, Now What?

Joshua Jacobs wants to know what to do when you’ve missed a workout on the StrongLifts 5×5 strength training program. Quote…Hi Mehdi,My name is Josh …

Health

The One-Way Train Ride to an Outdoorsman’s Playground

When I asked the cabbie if clear, sunny days like this were common in Vancouver, he joked that he didn’t know the North Shore Mountains were there …

Hiking

The Right Way to Fire Someone

You’ve decided it’s time to let the low performer on your team go. You’ve covered your bases in terms of documentation, and you’ve coordinated with HR. But now you have to have the dreaded conversation. What’s the best way to deliver the news? Who should be in the room with you? What do you say and …

Leadership

Psychologists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, John Gottman, a …

Jennifer Garner

The Science of Soulmates

Do you believe in soulmates?<p>If so, you're not alone. According to a Marist poll:<p>73% of Americans believe in soulmates.<p>More men than women believe that they are destined to find their one, true soulmate (males: 74%, females: 71%).<p>79% of people younger than 45 believe in soulmates, while only 69% of …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Self-improvement

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

<i>Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance</i> by Robert M. Pirsig<p>The story of a father and son’s summer motorcycle trip across America from Minnesota to …

This simple realization could make you a much happier person

<b>Once people realize they aren't always the center of attention, they actually feel better.</b><p>When I first came across this idea, in an Atlantic article written by Yale psychologist Paul Bloom, it didn't sit well with me. I figured being a more self-aware, thoughtful person was the way to true …

Bob Marley

Business Wisdom From a Billionaire Buddhist

Sage advice from entrepreneur and Buddhist priest Kazuo Inamori.<p>Should managers focus on making workers happy, even before satisfying the …

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

The Most Dangerous Way to Boost Your Testosterone

Is low T an illness, a part of aging, an excuse to sell drugs, or all of the above? Grab your balls and discover the truth<p>A lot of things can dim the fireball inside a middle-aged guy.<p>As a husband, father, homeowner, and perhaps boss, he’s farther up the mountain but his backpack feels heavy. He …

Biomedicine

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

Exercise

10 Personality Traits Of People Who Make Great Partners

8. They allow others in<p>© Depositphotos.com/olly18<p>It can be tough to be vulnerable; but in moments of weakness, we really allow others to see into our …

Personality

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

The Workplace

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

Why You Should Start Doing EMOM Workouts ASAP

It stands for 'Every Minute on the Minute'—and it's one of the best training formulas for getting lean<p>I’ve been working out since I was 14 years old, and I’ve been a fitness professional since 2005. At the age of 33, I have almost 20 years of training experience under my belt, and I’ve officially …

To Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet

<i>This article by Ken Harbaugh originally appeared on Fatherly:</i><p>Every morning for the past three weeks, he has woken me at 4 AM with his pacing -- collar jangling, looking for God knows what. He has been talking to ghosts lately. He wanders into corners, gets stuck, and lets out a hoarse "woof." I …