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Tuning the Athlete Part 1

Less than ideal posture is a sweeping epidemic afflicting almost every single person in the world. The sight of a forward head position, rounded …

Hands On Research: The Science of Touch

Greater Good<i>‘s latest video features our executive editor, Dacher Keltner, on the science of touch. Here, he elaborates on cutting-edge research into</i> …

How Do Morning Workouts Affect Sleep?

It's not just the night before that matters.<p>Ever wondered how morning workouts affect your sleep? A new study in the <i>European Journal of Sport Science</i>, from researchers in Australia (including Shona Halson, the head of recovery at the Australian Institute of Sport) tackles this question. The study …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

Breathing Techniques: Less Anxiety and More Energy

Deeper inhales and exhales may be the easiest route to a happier, healthier existence. Here's how to take advantage<p>It's crazy to think you could be messing up something you do some 20,000 times a day: inhaling and exhaling. Well, maybe not so much "messing up" as not doing it as efficiently and …

Yoga

String Field Theory Genius Explains The Coming Breakthroughs That Will Change Life As We Know It

"In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the 'Mind of God' is cosmic music resonating in 11 dimensional hyperspace."<p>(The "Mind of …

What Self-Love Means: 20+ Ways to Be Good to Yourself

<b>“Self-love requires you to be honest about your current choices and thought patterns and undertake new practices that reflect self-worth.” ~Caroline</b> …

Dealing With Criticism: 5 Tools to Develop a Thick Skin

<b>“When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” ~Miguel Ruiz</b><p>Have you ever opened a …

7 Simple, Surprising Tips to Help You Realize Your Dreams

<b>“Don’t be pushed by your problems; be led by your dreams.” ~Unknown</b><p>It’s tricky sometimes, isn’t it?<p>Trying to find our place on this planet.<p>Tapping …

How Can I Figure Out What I Really Want to Do With My Life?

<i>Answer by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide, on Quora</i><p>You know how anyone can be anything they want, right? Well, <i>they can’t.</i><p>Had Bill Gates been …

How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

Breaking the habit of being yourself requires – dare I say it? – discipline. Daily discipline. And once you embark on it, it’s the most wonderful …

Russia spotted editing Wikipedia page about downed Malaysia Airlines jet

A Twitter bot that keeps watch on Wikipedia pages edited by those inside the Russian government spotted major changes to an entry about yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed all 298 people on board. <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that a Russian language page about Boeing 777 …

Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10% of Their Brains

It’s a complex, constantly multi-tasking network of tissue—but the myth persists.<p>By now, perhaps you’ve seen the trailer for the new sci-fi thriller <i>Lucy.</i> It starts with a flurry of stylized special effects and Scarlett Johansson serving up a barrage of bad-guy beatings. Then comes Morgan Freeman, …

10 Reasons Eye Contact Is Everything in Public Speaking | Inc.com

If there is one simple thing you can do to enhance your impact as a presenter, persuade others to see things as you see them, and make it more likely your audience will say yes to your idea, it is sustained, purposeful eye contact with one person at a time.<p>All it takes to start reaping the rewards …

10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

How to Lose Love Handles Fast (with Pictures)

Everybody has a problem area when it comes to losing weight. For some, weight gathers in the hips and thighs, while others struggle to lose fat from …

When You Start to Pursue Your Dreams, These 13 Things Will Happen

Catharine Symblème<p>Read full profile<p>If you’ve ever considered making a living doing something besides working 40 hours a week making someone else …

Motivation

6 Ways to Get a Flat Belly for Pool Day

Even if you're planning to slip into a bikini tomorrow!<p>The warmer it gets outside, the more time you'll probably be spending in your swimsuit—and it's always nice to feel confident when baring more skin than normal.<p>Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to de-bloat on days you know …

Digestion

How Seeking Your Passion Boosts Self-Esteem

Have you ever had times in life when you simply weren't happy with yourself? You didn't feel good about your appearance. You weren't exercising or eating right. Your job was drudgery and your life was boring.<p>All of us experience periods when we're down on ourselves, when nothing we do seems good …

What to Do When You’ve Made Someone Angry

I was running late. My wife Eleanor and I had agreed to meet at the restaurant at seven o’clock and it was already half past. I had a good excuse in the form of a client meeting that ran over and I wasted no time getting to the dinner as fast as possible.<p>When I arrived at the restaurant, I …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Skin Care

7 Ways To Cure a Headache

Because sometimes it feels like you need an entire arsenal of tricks.

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

This sensible-yet-butt-kicking plan will get you in the habit of working out—and you'll love the results so much that at the end of the three weeks, you won't wanna stop<p>Welcome to February—the month where weight loss and fitness resolutions go to die. (No, seriously—February 7 is actually known as …

Workouts

This Watch Tells When You Will Die

Seriously, who wouldn't want this?<p>In 2005, Steve Jobs told a class of graduating students at Stanford University, “for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’"<p>The idea …

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil.<p>Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his …

How to make sex 'more awesome' using Google Glass

Would you wear a pair of Google glasses while having sex? Would being able to see what your partner is seeing make you more or less likely to? Sex with Glass, a new app in development for Google Glass, hopes the answer is yes.<p>The project started off with the question "how can we make sex more …

How Hand Analysis Could Influence Your Success

My first reaction to the idea of hand analysis was probably similar to yours: Can the study of hands tell your future? No it can’t. But I recently learned that scientific hand analysis is a field of study that is growing in use and regard by therapists, counselors and even neurologists and …

We Are Just Not Here Anymore

At weddings, guests tweet real-time photos of the festivities to friends far away. At sporting events, fans follow scores of games in other cities. In classrooms, students text with friends in other classes and parents out in the world. At funerals, mourners send out selfies to pals in other places.<p>…