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5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

6 Breakfasts That Are Scientifically Proven To Put You In A Good Mood

What you eat--and when you eat--plays a huge role in how you feel. If you need further proof that food affects your mood, think about how you feel after that first glorious cup of coffee in the morning (or, OK, after ravaging that bag of mini Kit Kats on a particularly crappy day). Here, six ways …

Breakfast

How Gut Bacteria Affects The Brain And Body

Recent studies suggest bacteria in our digestive tract can play a large role in our overall health. Learn more about them today!

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Guide To Good Bacteria

With over 100 trillion bacteria in our bodies we need all the good ones we can get. 80% of our immune system is in our gut, we need to have a healthy …

Immune System

Go Green to Breathe Clean

Go Green to Breathe Clean infographic designed by GridSpace at HypothesisGroup proposes a way to solve "sick building syndrome" by adding plants to a …

Shocking Pics Show The Dangerous Side Of Sugar

In order to raise awareness about the dangers that sugar poses to our health, The Diabetes Association of Thailand commissioned Thai designer …

5 vitamins and minerals that are actually worth your money

Science tells us that taking most vitamins is worthless — but here’s a few that buck the trend<p>Recently, a number of studies published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are …

High Blood Pressure

Madwater Duffels

Posted in Bags and Gear<p>Madwater duffel bags are truly waterproof. These commercial grade dry bags are made in the USA. They feature waterproof YKK …

Three Jerks Jerky Delivery

Posted in Food and Host<p>Three Jerks Jerky delivery service will send you 3 bags of gourmet filet mignon jerky every month. You pick the flavors: Maple …

Time Management

How to Make Money by Staring at the Ocean

As a society we are slowly transitioning from a mechanistic view of life toward one that is more holistic in nature. Simply said, instead of thinking …

Self-improvement

How Fear Warps Your Thinking—and 3 Ways You Can Fight Back

A tall, wobbly ladder–and you at the top.<br>A black spider with eight hairy, spidery legs.<br>A clown—any clown.<p>Fear <i>can</i> be a great survival tool. But as a …

Digestion

The 4 Magic Words That Will Rapidly Improve Your Conversations | Inc.com

Words are powerful, but often misused.<p>In this post, I'll share four words to help you rapidly improve your conversations.<p>"Specifically"<p>The word <i>specifically</i> is kryptonite to jargon, buzzwords, and loose language.<p>You're time-poor. Instead of dreading the next meeting that has no agenda, ask the …

Gratitude

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Success

7 Signs You're Not Living the Life Your Soul Intended (and What to Do About It)

photo credit: Psalm 34:18 (Clouded Heart) via photopin (license)<p>We all want to live the life of our dreams full of freedom, flow, and total bliss, but at some point you likely decided to settle for the logical and realistic life. You've lost the zing and excitement that comes with living the life …

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

I used to believe that positive thinking is the key to a happy life. We've all heard it before -- try to look at the glass half full and you'll be happier that way. And who knows, maybe you can even "think (positively) and grow rich" or "attract what you want with (positive) thought wave," as …

Happiness

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

Happiness

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Fitness
Sofa

5 Must-Know Secrets for How to Use Your Money to Make You Happy

The surprising things you can do today and everyday with your money that will make you happier than you've ever been in your life.<p>When you're arguing …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Financial Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s nothing worse than a rich person who’s chronically angry or unhappy. There’s really no excuse for it, yet I see this phenomenon every day. It results from an extremely unbalanced life, one with too much expectation and not enough …

Self-improvement

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. …

4 ways greedy capitalists rig the system to profit off our misery

Each of us is a source of profit, as long as we rent or own a home, save a little money and drink water<p>The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor …

Here’s How to Prioritize Bills When You Can’t Afford All of Them

An illness or job loss can overwhelm a household budget that had been working just fine. You think you have all the bases covered — and then …

Personal Finance

MonSense for iPhone wants to help you make sense of your money

There is no shortage of personal finance tools in the App Store, but a new kid on the block is well worth your time too. In a nutshell, MonSense helps you track all your expenses and incomes, with separate ‘accounts’ making it easy to divvy up your personal splurges from your business …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …