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News

Study: An orange a day keeps the bad vision at bay

There is one fruit proven to boost your sight and prevent loss of vision — an orange. Start chopping up those orange slices.

Stress

These are the 10 most stressed cities in the U.S.

But where you live may be making it even worse.  WalletHub compared over 180 cities across 37 key metrics including average weekly work hours to debt load, crime rates, average hours of sleep per night to divorce and suicide rates. Here are the results of their findings.

Health

Why your cold can feel worse in the summer

The reason why your summer cold can tend to feel worse than a winter cold is more psychological than biological, experts say.

Mental Health

It’s OK to ask for help: We’re all in this together

Check in on your friends and colleagues. Ask if they are OK or need help. Be willing to listen, and if necessary, act. We’re all in this together.

Stress

Keeping calm under pressure according to a NASA flight director

NASA flight director Paul Hill explained his strategies for staying calm when his job stakes elevate, and his tactics can easily translate to other industries.

The Whole Human

FOBO is secretly ruining your life – here’s how to escape it

FOBO: the fear of better options. So how do you make the drawbacks of this decision fatigue disappear, you ask? It's easy.

Productivity

7 tactics to help you keep engaged at work in the heat

It can be really difficult to motivate yourself to tackle a mountain of emails when your get up and go, has got up and gone – to a beach, with a sangria in one hand and an ice-lolly in the other.

Humor

8 morning habits of the least successful people

What if I don’t want to have a productive day and am aiming much lower? A satirical look at what you shouldn't do with your morning habits.

Health

This startup will never let you use the ‘I forgot my gym clothes’ excuse again

This has definitely happened to you. You are all set to go to the gym after work only to find that you forgot your workout clothes or sneakers. Or you have bottoms, but no top. Or you didn't pack clothes for your business trip but ended up with a lot of downtime that could be spent doing a fun class or hitting the hotel gym. Well, guess you'll just sit in a corner and twiddle your thumbs then (and probably gain weight while you're at it, according to a recent survey by Hilton Hotels on business travel.) Cue Routinely. 

Morning Routine

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

I didn’t understand how important my morning routine was at the beginning of my mission. But it quickly became very apparent.

News

Tired at work? Try out this new nap pod lounge

When you work in an office that may be an impossibility. Enter the rise of the nap pod service for employees seeking a relaxing break from office drudgery.

Health

How walking faster could help you live longer

If you're the type to saunter or stroll down a sidewalk, you may want to speed up. A study found that faster walkers had a higher chance of living longer.

Mental Health

This is why you may want to take a bath, instead of a shower, after a stressful day

Though showers have been proven to help relieve stress and even serve as your own personal think tank at times, those old baths are making a comeback it seems. Yes sometimes soaking in your filth is absolutely necessary it seems. A new study from the Japan Health and Research Center, Tokyo City University and Jichi Medical University found that there are a number of physical as well as mental health benefits from soaking in a tub daily. 

The Whole Human

15 tiny ways to have a much better day

A day is just an ordinary day. We live so many of them. Sunrise to sundown, these days can feel long as hell. And these days can also feel so drudgingly slow, like they’ll never actually end. But what does it look like for an ordinary day to feel so damn full?

Inspiration

Shanti Das: From music mogul to mental health advocate

Former music executive Shanti Das discusses her career change, self-care, and why she wants to Silence The Shame of mental health treatment.

Office Life

This small accessory may solve the thermostat wars in your office

There are three common problems employees face in the summer: Trying to focus or get anything done when it is beautiful outside and half your office (and people you communicate with) are on vacation living their best lives, fighting the urge to not wear shorts, flipflops, skimpy sundresses, beach coverups, bathing suits everyday, and arguing with your coworkers over the temperature in the office. Oh summer in the office!

wellness

How to know when you need a mental health day (and how to ask for one)

Taking a mental health day can help you recover from stress, anxiety, or depression. The most important step is recognizing the signs that you need one.

News

Study: Couples in gender-equal countries get better sleep

A study has found gender-role dynamics can change how well you sleep at night as societal expectations of role obligations change your quality of sleep.

Books

This CEO dropped everything and moved to Bali and it changed his life completely

It sounds like the plot of a movie. Super successful CEO has a great job but is feeling burned out and never get to see his family and friends because of his career success. So he decides to drop everything and move to Bali. But this isn't a movie plot. This is what Ben Feder, the entrepreneur behind Take Two Interactive and the now President of International Partnership for Chinese internet titan firm, Tencent did.

Health

What you need to know before trying a detox

Detox is a huge buzzword these days, but it’s hard to know if it’s a healthy practice or just a total gimmick. When it comes to the science behind detoxification, the answer actually lies somewhere in between.

News

Sorry, but coffee will not sober you up, according to a new study

According to a new study, coffee does not sober you up if you are drunk — it's not the miracle elixir we thought it was.

Productivity

Vitamin sea: The importance of taking an annual vacation

The use of an annual vacation will enable you to disconnect, re-charge and could also improve your productivity upon your return.

The Golden Years

4 ways to stay busy when you retire from work

When you leave the workforce and enter retirement, you'll need a bunch of ways to stay busy. Here's what to do during your Golden Years.

Travel

I traveled for 50+ days last year and this is what I learned

Even when everything goes perfectly, traveling is hectic, that’s half the fun. But I’ve learned some organization tips that leave me less flustered and able to travel with a little more ease.

Morning Routine

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

As a busy neurosurgeon, wrestling coach, author, speaker, and dad, my morning routine is the secret to my success. It consists of only three simple steps that set the rest of my day up for productivity — I call it my triple threat.