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Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

Analysis: Trump just admitted the GOP's tax cuts were deceptively sold

President Donald Trump was so excited about passing his first major piece of legislation Wednesday that he blurted out that the Republican Party had misrepresented the entire bill, handing Democrats some talking points for the 2018 midterm elections.<p>Speaking at the White House just before the House …

What's in the GOP's final tax plan

It's official.<p>Both chambers of Congress have now passed the Republican tax overhaul bill on strictly party-line votes. It's the first such overhaul in more than 30 years.<p>President Trump signed it into law on Friday.<p>The tax overhaul -- which will affect all corners of the U.S. economy and everyone …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Self-help

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Sleep

Top 7 Books on Color for Artists

This is a selection of books I've found useful and accessible for learning more about colors, paint pigments, and color mixing. Given that color is …

Audio Mixing

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these articles, never quite trusting their advice, but still discussing them with my girlfriends ad infinitum.<p>But is sex really about love, about …

Relationships

6 Keys to Improve Your Day by Controlling Your Mind

There are many things we can do to start the day off right. Sometimes it is easy to identify why a day may go better than the last, and sometimes it …

Self-improvement

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

7 Ways to Deal With Red-Flags in a Relationship

Finding and creating healthy relationships is hard work and many people do not have the energy or patience for this type of effort. It is a normal human desire to want to be in relationships which are mutually respectful; however, when we are not in these types of relationships we tend to, either, …

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Treasure Trove of Ancient Human Footprints Found Near Volcano

Hundreds of crisscrossing tracks offer a glimpse of life in Africa around 19,000 years ago.<p>Nine miles from the volcano the Maasai call the “Mountain of God,” researchers have cataloged a spectacularly rare find: an enormous set of well-preserved human footprints left in the mud between 5,000 and …

Anthropology

How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached

Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?<p><i>The Science of Sex is a column from Broadly exploring the tech behind the complicated and</i> …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

Macaroni and Cheese Southern Style Recipe

"I got this great dish from my Mother, who in turn got it from my Grandmother. This is a staple in our family throughout the year and especially on …

9 Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Partner Isn't 'The One'

Don't settle for anything less.<p>Your partner should bring out the best in you, inspire you to grow and make you laugh like nobody's business. If that's not happening, you're probably with the wrong person.<p>Below, experts share nine signs the person you're with might not be right for you.<p><b>1. She</b> …

Want to Lose Weight? Try This Surprising Food

Next time you eat a banana, you might want to hang on to the peel<p>Besides the annoyance of searching out a trash can at a charity ride rest stop, we're guessing you seldom spend much time thinking about banana peels, let alone consider eating them. But this overlooked "food waste," a culinary staple …

10 Easy Ways to Retire 10 Years Early

Play it smart, and you won’t need a fortune to leave the office behind<p>Forget what you may have heard—you don’t need to work until the grave. Just follow these 10 simple strategies and you’ll be able to retire when you’re young enough to enjoy it.<p><b>Related</b>: The Better Man Project—2,000+ Awesome Tips …

Retirement

One easy way to grow your retirement income

<i>My wife and I are retired and have noticed that the annual investment fees we pay really add up. We're thinking of moving our retirement savings to reduce our expenses. Do you think this is a good idea? -- Tom M.</i><p>It's a great idea. In fact, I think all retirees living off their investments (not to …

Say What You Want in Your Relationship

In my 30 years working with couples, I've noticed that most people have an easy time describing what they don't want in their relationship. If prompted, they're able to rapidly fire off the many issues that they feel are creating distance between them and their partner. Yet if I ask the same people …

How to Fall in Love With Your Life

<i>Photo credit Concept Photography</i><p>One of the most proactive ways of developing a happy mindset is to have a strong relationship with yourself.<p>When we view ourselves through a loving lens, the disappointments, judgments and outside noise will be less likely to chip away at our self-worth. When we …

"Freedom Fries" and the Republican Right's Faux Solidarity with France

Republican myth-makers like Judith Miller, Newt Gingrich, Michelle Malkin, Ann Coulter, Ben Shapiro, and other ideologues, along with the GOP presidential candidates from Donald Trump to Marco Rubio, couldn't wait for all the victims in Paris to be identified before they unleashed a stream of …

The 'Hidden Truth' Mental Health Professionals Don't Always Prepare You For

There's a bummer therapists, psychologists and life coaches don't like to tell. It's this:<p>Recovery hurts. It is not all <i>Zippity Doo Da, Zippity Yay.</i> My, Oh my, What a Wonderful Day!<p>Nope.<p>Whether we're recovering from drugs, alcohol, overworking, gambling, perfectionism or codependency (which is the …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

Beyond chemistry: Science of relationships

For years, answers to the questions that turn lovers into loathers have been hard to come by, at least ones that are rooted in research rather than hunches. A new book, "The Science of Relationships" promises some "Answers to Your Questions About Dating, Marriage and Family" (Kendall Hunt) that are …

Day Care

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

When it comes to dropping pounds, your diet is your best friend.<p>Ask any nutritionist or personal trainer: What you put onto your plate is so, so important for weight loss. But we're not talking about simply adding more veggies, fruits, and lean meats to your eating plan. There are certain foods …

Nutrition

Powering Cars With Sunshine

The opportunity to power a car with sunshine just got a little brighter -- and cheaper. This week, the solar installer SunPower, the auto manufacturer Ford, and the environmental group Sierra Club where I work announced a new partnership to make it more appealing for consumers to literally <i>go …