Wellness

9 Surprising Ways Women Are Using Tech To Help With Self-Care

2017 has been the year of self-care and for good reason. While news cycle exhaustion and stress certainly aren't positive in their own right, they've …

Mindfulness

Gwyneth Paltrow Accused by NASA Of Selling Fraudulent 'Wellness Stickers'

Gwyneth Paltrow is being called out by NASA for scamming her Goop customers with "wellness stickers."<p>Go to the Goop website and you'll find a pitch …

Gwyneth Paltrow

4 deep breathing tips that can change your life

Jorge Cruise has written 32 books about carbs, calories and how to blast belly fat. But for his latest, “The 3 Choices,” he’s focusing on the “inner, rather than outer, transformation.”<p>The Los Angeles-based celebrity trainer and nutritionist, who has worked with Oprah Winfrey, Steve Harvey and …

Yoga

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Sleep

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

Want to pick up some good habits?<p>The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes …

Productivity

Simple Nighttime Habits That Make for a More Productive Morning

It’s your favorite part of the day—and, we’re guessing, the unhealthiest. Make over your evening routine to get the relaxation you deserve without …

Barnes & Noble

4 Brain Benefits Of Swimming | International Business Times

The physical benefits of swimming are obvious in athletes like 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. Toned muscles, muscle strength, and a …

The Brain

12 Dehydration Symptoms

Getty Images<p>It doesn't take much to become dehydrated. Lose just 1.5% of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60% H2O), and you've …

Physical Activity Is Linked to Brain Health, Says a New Alzheimer's Study

Just keep moving.<p>Scientists studying Alzheimer's have found that staying moderately active can lead to healthier brain functions in those at risk of …

The Brain

Trees, Science and the Goodness of Green Space

The connection between trees, human health and well-being dates back millennia. The ancient Celts worshiped in sacred groves, believing the trees …

Research

Apps and gadgets to calm the stressed out geek

Chinese Baoding balls<p>Rotate these Baoding stress balls in your hand and relax. They also help move your hands around after a long day on the keyboard.<p>…

Gear & Gadgets

Why America Is Less Active Than Ever | International Business Times

Apparently, we are a country that loves to sit inside and marathon watch "The Handmaid’s Tale." A new study revealed that activity levels in America …

Johns Hopkins University

5 Times Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Website Was Criticized For Wellness Tips | International Business Times

The Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow's brainchild, the lifestyle website Goop, is usually known for its controversial health advice like vaginal …

Gwyneth Paltrow

Sleep: are you getting enough? - Men's Running the UK's first running magazine just for men

We all know we should be getting eight hours kip a night, but how many of us actually achieve it?<p>Not many, according to the findings of the Great …

Mo Farah

Why Taking Extended Time Off—Like Demi Lovato—Is Good for Your Health

Demi Lovato asks in her hit song, "what's wrong with being confident?" and the truth is, absolutely nothing. Except it can be draining using that …

Demi Lovato

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Sleep Better

If you've been spending time scrolling through your social media feed or reading the news lately, chances are good that you've crossed paths with the word "mindfulness." The practice has recently become a major part of discussions regarding sleep, stress, and anxiety, and unlike quick fixes and …

Happiness

5 Ways to Become a Morning Person (and Gain the Remarkable Benefits)

You're more productive in the morning, and less distracted and tired while doing your work. So why not become an early bird?<p>No matter how hard it may be to get up every morning, it's inarguable that there are certain benefits to being a morning person. Typically, you're more productive in the …

16 Ways to Get a Better Night's Sleep — Without Popping a Pill

Tossing and turning every night? Try these easy ways to get a better night’s rest, straight from the experts.<p>If you often get into bed after a long (and exhausting) day and just can’t drift off to sleep — tossing and turning until 2 a.m — you’re definitely not alone.<p>A survey of more than 25,000 …

Johnson & Johnson

Tips on How to Fall Asleep Fast (in Under a Minute)

Sleepless and Stressed<p>It was the week before my best friend’s wedding, and my anxiety (nerves plus excitement) had reached epic levels. I wasn't …

Heart Rates

Baboons can teach us a lot about being too stressed

Baboon politics say a lot about human politics: It's tough to be on top, and the key to staying there is to know when to stress over the competition.<p>Professor of Neuroscience at Stanford University, and author of Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, Robert Sapolsky tells us what …

Getting 8 Hours of Sleep Will Make You Hate Your Boss Less, According to Neuroscience

Not getting enough sleep skews your perception of reality.<p>You've just been hired. You'll be working closely with your boss for the first few weeks of your first assignment, and you've heard he can be a nightmare to work with, one-on-one. What is the single most effective thing you can both do, to …

The Brain

Listen, Being More Anxious During Your Period Is Totally Normal

No woman needs to be told twice that periods have the power to totally mess with our bodies. The days or weeks leading up to that time of the month …

Makeup

These are the six best ways to cure a hangover

Hit the sauce a bit too hard? Feel as sick as a small hospital?<p>If you’re struggling to cope with a hangover, then look no further, as we’ve asked the …

Alcohol

​The Simple Nighttime Tip That Can Stop You From Stress Eating

​If your job has you frazzled, your waistline might be at risk<p>It’s no surprise that stress sucks for your diet. But even if there’s no end in sight to your mounting work responsibilities, there is one thing you can do to stop the stress from wrecking your waistline: get more sleep, new research …

Junk Food

5 ways hangovers change in your late 20s

There’s no denying it: Hangovers are the actual worst. The headache, the nausea, the sudden inability to process sounds above a whisper without …

Work Stress Can Lead to Overeating But Good Seep Can Provide Buffer

Insightful new research confirms that work stress can indeed lead to an unhealthy diet. However, investigators also discovered that a good night’s …

Work Stress

3 lifestyle changes that may help guard against dementia

Simple changes to your lifestyle might delay the start of dementia or slow its progression, a new report suggests.<p>Some scientific evidence indicates …

Dementia

How to Cut Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

Sugar

Why Being A Morning Person Is Biologically Impossible For Some Of Us

"<p><i>If early to bed and early to rise is a good idea, why is it so hard to do it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in evolutionary biology; B.A. in …

7 Health Concerns Your Period Is Trying to Tell You

Most of us think of our period as an unpredictable but inevitable part of being a woman that honestly, just gets in the way of our plans. But what if …

Pregnancy