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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

8 herbs that can soothe a headache without painkillers

Natural remedies could prove an appealing alternative to painkillers<p><b>Why?</b> The fresh Italian herb is said to have an analgesic effect, helping …

3 Buddhist Principles that Will Change Your Life for the Better

2. Buddhist Principle that Uncovers a Simple Cause of All Unhappiness (And What to Do About it)<p>What is unhappiness?<p>We use this word so often, but do …

Meditation

Comporta: Why Portugal's low-key celebrity haunt is the perfect antidote to the Algarve

Toes in the sand and caipirinha in hand, I watched the jaw-dropping sunset paint the Atlantic pink and gold as the DJ mixed up tropical house.<p>It was …

European Travel

This is how long you need to go on holiday for to feel completely relaxed

When you’re planning a holiday, one of the main points to consider is how long you’ll be going away for. Do you go for a long weekend, a whole week, or perhaps even longer?<p>According to scientific research, published in the <i>Journal of Happiness Studies</i>, there is a perfect length of holiday time which …

Self-improvement

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Five advanced Chromecast hacks to level up your streaming experience

Get more from your television.<p>Google first introduced its cheap, capable Chromecast streaming device in 2013, followed by the more powerful (and expensive) Chromecast Ultra, which can handle 4K resolution and HDR effects, last year. Both versions look streamlined, take up little room, and offer …

Google

35 Affirmations That Will Change Your Life

If you believe the phrase <i>you are what you think</i>, then life truly stems from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. This means we have to be very careful with our words, choosing to …

Spirituality

Carb Cycling Basics For A Flatter Stomach

I bet you know by now that nutrition is a huge factor when it comes to getting results and getting results fast...<p>It doesn’t matter how much you …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

The 7 Best Exercises to Build Arms That Turn Heads

Let’s be honest: Big guns not only look and feel great, they also boost confidence, doubling your appeal to potential mates. But the only way to get …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Owning a stock for a decade or more may seem like a long time, but it's actually the best way to generate market-beating returns in the long term. And if you buy the right stock, you can generate incredible returns without doing a thing.<p>Today, I think investors should be looking at <b>Alphabet</b> (NASDAQ: …

An exercise scientist explains how shorter workouts can produce more muscle

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, explains how shorter, higher intensity workouts can produce bigger gains without spending hours in the gym.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Exercise

Nexus 5X, 6P owners participating in Android Nougat beta receive final Android 7.1.1 release

Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X owners on the Android Nougat beta program are now receiving the final Android 7.1.1 build OTA. The Android 7.1.1 software first rolled out on December 5 for Google’s Pixel and Nexus range, but the update excluded those Nexus devices participating in the beta.<p>The Android 7.1.1 …

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She Turned 2 Simple Ingredients Into a Cure For Cancer, Then the Government Shut Her Down

Dr. Johanna Budwig was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine six times, meaning that we should treat her work with respect. During her career …

Nutrition

When 'natural' beauty products can actually be bad for your skin

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Most health-conscious consumers go for natural, botanical ingredients.</b><b><br>• These ingredients can be bad for people with sensitive skin.</b><p>Which shampoo would you rather use: One that contains tea tree oil, lavender, and chamomile — or one loaded with pentylene glycol, disodium …

Skin Care

World Philosophy Day: Best quotes, wishes, messages and greetings to be shared with friends

Philosophy helps us live our lives better as we think about the meaning of life.<p>This is a day to philosophise and think about life. World Philosophy …

The 23 most romantic restaurants in Toronto by neighbourhood

The most romantic restaurants in Toronto by neighbourhood are adorable, cozy, welcoming, dimly-lit and delicious spots. They're located in every …

Toronto

Does Whey Protein Make You Fat if You Don't Work Out?

Does Whey Protein Make You Fat if You Don't Work Out?<p>Updated on February 24, 2017<p>The Truth About Protein Powder and Weight Gain<p>Whey protein has been …

Liver Damage From Supplements Is on the Rise

You’ve probably heard that too much alcohol or excessive amounts of certain medications can damage your liver, an organ that helps your body extract …

Fear is Stupid and So Are Regrets--Inspiration from Highly Successful People

Fear is a fog. Step into it to usurp it's power.<p>Halloween is a traditionally scary time of year for children. But grown-ups know that there's a lot more to worry about than Frankenstein or vampires. And there's plenty of reasons to get the jitters all year long.<p>The world is a scary place on many …

111, 222, 333, 444, 555: What Repeating Numbers Are Telling You | Astrostyle: Astrology and Daily, Weekly, Monthly Horoscopes by The AstroTwins

Do you see repeating numbers on the clock, in addresses or in other coincidental ways that are too eerie to ignore? The universe just might be …