~Health & Wellness~

Think like a dictator: 10 science-backed hacks to develop iron-clad willpower
Psychologists are starting to better understand our ability to delay gratification and resist temptation in favor of long-term goals.
Science finally explains why your hoo hoo smells like a plague infected musk ox
The idea that the vagina needs to be scent-free is a misconception. Still, if your vegana smells like a UFO abduction, maybe something is up.
7 things Reddit taught me about how to meditate
If you read the right subs, Reddit provides a wealth of genius hacks and tips that makes meditation more effective.
15 bizarre instant stress relievers that actually work
From blowing up a balloon to screaming into a Japanese shouting vase, science vouches for these surprising stress killers.
These 8 common exercise myths are holding almost everyone back
We're cutting through the nonsense that's holding you back or even stopping you from starting routine exercise to begin with.
Reframing fear: 5 silly facts that make fear laughable
We all obey the mad logic of fear. We most fear the least likely dangers, and we’re often not afraid of the most lethal.
18 ways you can tell you spend an unhealthy amount of time on your phone
These devices aren't going anywhere anytime soon, except in front of our faces of course. Here's how to tell if you're overdoing it.
Can you change chronotype from night owl to morning person?
From night owl to morning lark, and vice-versa—can we change our chronotypes?
Boring dreams? Here’s the science on how to ‘lucid dream’
Becoming consciously aware of and able to control your dreams isn't a myth—it just takes some training.
9 bedroom plants that help you breathe free and sleep better
Plants (and the dirt in which they sit) absorb many harmful particulates and produce oxygen—effectively acting as natural air filters.
Inspiration from the 7 most stubborn people in history
You think your kids are stubborn? You have no idea how bad it gets.
6 ways to hold yourself accountable to a workout routine
It's easy to stick to a workout routine for the first few days, but as time goes by we lose willpower and become less enthusiastic.
8 morning habits that keep you present and aware all day
Live each day with a present awareness that makes you notice and truly appreciate the beautiful fleeting moments.
6 bizarre detox methods only good for killing you dead
"Detoxification" is the science-y sounding primordial ooze breeding most modern woo woo quack medicine.
Miso magic: 12 ways to incorporate this superfood into your regular diet
Miso is a superfood packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and probiotics. Here's how to add it to your diet.
Digital detox: here’s what happens when you give up tech for a week
Study says we now check our phones every 12 min. If that's not enough of a reason to embark on a fullblown digital detox, we don't know what is.
17 of the weirdest things people do to get rid of a cold
It’s time to bust out the remedies, and there are many of them. Let’s take a look at what some people around the world are willing to do to fight off a cold.
6 healthy reasons you should sleep naked
Nixing your pajamas will improve your health and happiness—and even make you live longer. Here's how.
The truth behind that weird scar on your upper left arm
Be proud. Having a smallpox vaccine scar is like walking around with the moon landing and the Sistine Chapel on your upper arm.
Obesity re-programming: is perception being manipulated?
An ever-growing press trend demands we not only accept obesity, but laud it as if it were unchangeable—even beautiful.
10 fun activities that burn more calories than running
Transform your body in no time by combining these fun ways to burn calories with a good home workout routine.
10 fitness secrets of Thor’s stuntman
The rules Hemsworth's stunt double Bobby Hanton followed to chisel the body of Avengers' hammer-wielding Norse god.
10 signs you’re “that guy” at the gym
Every gym has one. If you can't pick him out, chances are you're it.
The 7 terrifying stages of sleep paralysis
Sleep paralysis is absolutely terrifying and chances are you'll experience it at least once. Here's what to expect.
Access the healing power of nature from home with nature meditation
Here's how to develop a effective personal nature meditation full of natural settings that bring bliss.
7 ways to be obnoxious while exercising
Some people take their exercise too far in an attempt to impress the masses—or equally stupid reasons.