Lifestyle Archive
  • »Living Well: 10 Signs You’re Stressed Out

    Wed 26 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Stress manifests in a multitude of ways. Some of them are emotional symptoms, like moodiness and irritability, and others may mask themselves as physical issues.
    The problem with this physiological phenomenon is that you may simply chalk these...
  • »The Subtle Power of Uncomfortable Silence

    Mon 24 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Lennox Morrison (BBC)
    At your next meeting, wait for a pause in conversation and try to measure how long it lasts.
    Chances are – especially among English speakers – it will be a second or two at most.
    Even among sign language...
  • »Living Well: 12 Prohibitions You Need to Forget

    Sun 23 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Our parents were not perfect. They carried their own childhood traumas. They were scared little toddlers once. You are better off this way. You would be unprepared for life with perfect parents. When it comes to parenthood, good enough is ok.
  • »Living Well: 5 Simple Habits of The Most Energetic People

    Sat 22 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    We all know someone with seemingly boundless energy. You know, that person who wakes up with the sun, who actually goes to the gym before 8 a.m., who is always up for an after-work adventure or weekend-long excursion. But chances are, you are not...
  • »Some Vegetarian Diets May Actually Be Harming Your Health

    Thu 20 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    People may turn to vegetarian diets to reduce their risk of heart disease, but a new study suggests not all plant-based foods are created equal.
    People on plant-based diets who consume lots of refined grains and sweets may be significantly more...
  • »Living Well: Want To Better Your Brain? Go On A Hike

    Wed 12 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    There’s a reason so many writers waxed poetic about the beauty of the great outdoors, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Sylvia Plath to John Keates. Nature can have a profound impact on the human experience.
    That’s never more evident than...
  • »Living Well: 29 Things You Should Start Doing for Yourself

    Sat 8 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Most of us fail to put our own needs first. We spend most of our day running after others, our families and our careers, leaving very little time for ourselves.
    Putting yourself first may not always be possible, but putting yourself last or way...
  • »Living Well: 13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

    Tue 4 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.
     It’s easy to fall prey to...
  • »Living Well: 15 Signs You Are Emotionally Intelligent

    Sat 1 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the...
  • »What to Know If You Love Someone with High-Functioning Anxiety

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    When someone you love has high-functioning anxiety, it isn’t always obvious. And success in life ― whether recognition at work or, say, being particularly sparkly at a party ― doesn’t mean he or she isn’t dealing with something...
  • »Exactly What to Do This Summer to Have Gorgeous Skin Forever

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Soaking up some rays is an ideal way to spend a summer day. But if you’re going for beautiful skin in the long run, managing sun exposure is critical.
    “The number one thing that causes [skin] problems is the sun,”Janellen Smith,...
  • »Believe It Or Not, There’s A Smart Way to Procrastinate

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    How many times have you started an important task, only to find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Instagram 20 minutes later ― and then chastising yourself for getting distracted?
    Because of common (read: inevitable) instances like this, most...
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