6 Little Things You Can Do For Someone Who Is Grieving At The Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner. While most people are preparing to indulge in the merriment of the season with family and friends, others may be struggling with this time of year after the loss of someone they cherished. ...

Why You Struggle To Stay Awake When You’re Stressed

Maybe you’re going through a particularly grueling period at work ― think tons of deadlines, responsibility on a major project or battling for a promotion. Simultaneously, you’re also feeling exhausted as hell. Most people associate stress with feeling wired. But...

Challenge Your Strength, Balance, and Stability With the Bird-Dog Heavy Row

The bent-over row is an imperfect exercise. Sure, it helps build upper-body strength. But the position—bent over at the hips, rowing dumbbells or a barbell—is easy to botch. Round the spine or drop the chest, and the lower back can...

This Diet Could Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease by 32 Percent

Cutting down on the burgers can lead to better heart health, a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association indicates. Johns Hopkins University researchers monitored 10,000 adults for nearly 30 years—from 1987 to 2016—and found that...

How Therapists Deal With Their Own Family Issues At The Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which often means spending extended periods of time with family members — possibly even the ones you’ve spent most of the year avoiding. If this sounds like you and your family, you are absolutely...

13 Everyday Ways To Cut Back On Your Smartphone Usage

Enes Evren via Getty ImagesSpending hours mindlessly scrolling through Instagram or Twitter is not a unique experience. At times it seems there’s no limit to the ways smartphones can make our lives more convenient. We have access to all the...

Would You Take a Gut-Bacteria Supplement If it Could Help You Run Faster?

There are obvious differences between elite endurance athletes and the rest of us, but a microscopic one seems to have an enormous impact. The gut microbiomes of elite marathoners and rowers appear to have more of a group of bacteria...

The Best Gifts To Get Someone Who Really Needs To Relax

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. fizkes via Getty ImagesThere are dinners to attend, families to host, rooms to decorate, and, of course, gifts to give this...

This Is the Genetic Reason Why Night Owls Thrive on Less Sleep

Experts have warned about not getting enough sleep. If you do fine on five hours, it may be due to a genetic mutation. University of California, San Francisco researchers found that people with a certain gene mutation sleep about two...

Can Work Stress Actually Be Good for You?

When is work stress good? When it’s upping your game, a study in the International Journal of Stress Management suggests. The American Psychological Association says that common sources of work stress include low salaries, excessive workloads, and a lack of...
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