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A regular meditation practice can make practitioners smarter and less stressed, and can boost their immune systems and attention spans. Try it for 10 minutes a day.
Forget the wine and sexy lingerie. This February 14th, try focusing on all the ways our platonic pals make us happy and healthy.
Work/life balance
Today’s technology makes it possible to work 24/7, paying little attention to friendships, family, and good health. That’s why we’re here to help, with 15 tips for creating a fulfilling life that includes everything you find meaningful.
Workplace fun
OP-ED: Some people say the idea of workplace “fun” is artificial, unnecessary, and maybe even damaging. But there’s evidence that younger employees appreciate efforts to create a happy, social work environment. Is it possible to make fun a universally positive experience?
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Some (weird-looking) gadgets are designed to help create personal space in urban environments, where breathing room can be hard to come by. The trend suggests people are getting fed up living without room to walk or think freely.
What are friends for? Making us look sexier, obviously. New research suggests people look more attractive when they’re in groups than when they’re alone.

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Game on, girls! A recent study suggests playing video games together can strengthen parent-daughter relationships.

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Beyond gym memberships and trips to farmers’ markets, the environment where we work may have the biggest impact on our health habits. In honor of National Employee Wellness Month, we explore how companies can create a happy, healthy workforce.

’Tis better to give than to receive, right? Not so fast. We rounded up the research to discover which side of gift-giving is better.

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A regular meditation practice can make practitioners smarter and less stressed, and can boost their immune systems and attention spans. Try it for 10 minutes a day.

Gaze at something green; swig some whiskey; sit outside a box. Find out how these and other tips help bring out our most creative selves.

Hugging is more than just a warm greeting. Studies show it helps the heart and calms the mind.

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