Vanessa Kimberley Celeste Ryall

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The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

Mindfulness

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

New York City

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Psychology

Do You Have Relationship OCD?

Everyone has doubts about their relationship from time to time.<p>But usually they’re fleeting thoughts, not prominent enough to take seriously.<p>However, …

Firstborns get intellectual advantage over younger siblings, study finds

Birth order doesn't affect personality, but it does set certain siblings up for more success, new research has found.<p>Birth order lends itself to all kinds of stereotypes: the youngest is the "baby" of the family, while the middle child is generally thought to be neglected or ignored. And the oldest …

8 Struggles of Being a Perfectionist AND a Procrastinator

Because yes, you can be both.<p><i>This article was originally written for freshu.io by Ashley Flaws. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Procrastination is, amongst other things, a succession of excuses that we tell ourselves to not feel guilty about not doing our homework right away. …

Procrastination

5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

16 Quotes that Show Us Life from a Different Perspective

Let me share three quick stories and some perspective-shifting life lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced …

8 Reasons Eating Sweet Potatoes Is the Best Thing You Could Do For Your Health

Ever wondered why ancient South and Central American civilizations had a soft spot for sweet potatoes? Sure, the delicious taste of the root vegetable is almost irresistible, but we have a feeling those early inhabitants of what's now Latin America knew a thing or two about its many benefits.<p>Did …

Nutrition

How to Prevent Headaches

Whether you get tension tightness or big, bad migraines, effective relief has arrived—€”and prevention tips, too.<p>Getty ImagesNinety-nine percent of …

Home Decoration: 11 clever ways to use mirrors

Mirrors are often disregarded as functional elements that are added to a space simply because you want to be able to see what you look like …

Foods That Look Like Body Parts - Food Nutrition Facts

1 Carrot: Eye<p>Slice a carrot in half crosswise and it's easy to see that the veggie resembles an eye—look closely and you'll even notice a pattern of …

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

10 Habits You Need To Adopt If You Don't Like Being Average

We’re part of a set that combines to make average, which means that we’re likely to be better or worse at whatever we’re considering than average. …

‘It was like being buried alive’: battle to recover from chronic fatigue syndrome

‘It was like being buried alive,” Samantha Miller says matter-of-factly, fixing me with blue eyes as she munches on falafel. “I was exhausted, with terrible joint pains. It was like having flu all the time with no certainty of recovery. I couldn’t do anything. I was trapped.”<p>Today, she looks …

North London

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Wine

Too often, when we sit down for dinner at a great restaurant, the server hands the wine list to the man and expects him to make all the decisions about drinking. Fortunately, that’s changing—now, sommeliers are increasingly female, and it’s common practice to pour a taste of a bottle for both the …

Wine

Scientists are learning more about how the brain keeps time

A driver can judge just how much time is left to run a yellow light; a dancer can keep a beat down to the millisecond.<p>But exactly how the brain tracks time is still a mystery.<p>Researchers have defined the brain areas involved in movement, memory, color vision and other functions, but not the ones …