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By Chris Guillebeau

What Are You Hungry For? The Real Causes Of Overeating

We’ve all been there: we went through a lot of stress and sleepless nights because of our newborn and so we chose to comfort ourselves with a big bucket of ice-cream.


O Carnaval chegou!! E para comemorar, uma bebida com muitas cores e muito brilho! Sim, o nosso ‘Drink Carnaval’ BRILHA NO ESCURO! Leva gominhas, água tônica, diversos sucos e fica uma delícia! O post BRILHA NO ESCURO: DRINK CARNAVAL! apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

7 Types of Loneliness (and Why It Matters)

One major challenge within happiness is loneliness.  The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come to believe that loneliness is a common and important obstacle to consider. To be happy, we need intimate bonds; we need to be able to confide, we need to feel like we belong, we need to be able to get and give support.

Yoga and Health: From Better Mental Health To Improved Sleep Quality

Did you know that yoga and health are intertwined? Although a spiritual practice at its core, the Western world views the ancient practice of yoga mostly through the lens of holistic healing. Even the National Institutes of Health classifies yoga as a form of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).

A Guide to the Basic Anxiety of Life

By Leo Babauta Underlying much of what we do is an uncertainty, an anxiety, a fear, doubts, dissatisfaction … And we react to these anxieties, dissatisfaction and uncertainty in so many unhelpful ways: we seek distraction, we eat unhealthy food, we procrastinate, we get caught in a cycle of anxiety and unhappiness, we lash out at others, we dwell in our loneliness, and then we get in denial

5 Ways To Avoid Bringing Bedbugs Home From Your Vacation

You’ve probably heard, ‘Don’t let the bedbugs bite!” But that’s easier said than done. You really can’t stop the pesky little blood suckers from biting and leaving you with itchy reddish welts. If you’ve gone on vacation, you can only hope that the hotel you billeted into is bug-free or that no bedbug took up temporary residence in your clothes or luggage.

Do you need to toss those old items in your pantry?

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. In the U.S., there’s no federal law regarding food product dating, except for infant formula where an expiration date is required because the nutrients decline over time.

Podcast #281: Overcoming the Resistance by Turning Pro

In today’s episode I’m welcoming back one of my all-time favorite guests, writer Steven Pressfield. Steven is the author of several popular novels including The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire, and The Virtues of War.

Birch Dining Table from Hammarp Countertop

This table started as 2 Hammarp countertops. First I spliced the countertops together to make the table, and cut the curved ends. I used the spare wood to build the legs and support structure below. I used silicone to bond the blocks in place after building the leg structure. Using birch as a building material is so nice, it has a very close grain so the cuts come out perfectly smooth.

This Powerful Lesson Explains Why Inner Beauty Trumps Good Looks

Ever had an insult cut you so deep that it still stings years later? Mine occurred in my early 20s – the day after I’d been dumped. It was a deserved break-up. I’d treated her terribly for months.

Gmail vs Outlook: What’s the Best (Free) Email Service?

Choosing the best email service for your small business can be challenging. Your email messages are vital to your business. You need an email service that's reliable and provides the features that your organization needs. For many individuals and small business owners the decision about which email service to use comes down to choosing between two of the most popular email services.

Foods That Will Help You Keep Your Family Healthy

Let’s face it – keeping your family healthy is a full time job. Even when we want our spouse and children to eat healthy meals, we struggle due to lack of time, tempting food commercials, and the downright convenience of processed meals. But we can still make an effort to provide better meals. We can do this by simply championing whole foods and having our meal plans revolve around them. Bes

A Primer on the Manly Tradition of Tea

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tim Ludy.  “There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night.

Drug Side Effects: More Dangerous Than You Think

More than ever before, people are often more willing to take a handful of pills first and ask questions later. If you have a headache you take a pill. If your back hurts you take a pill. If you have a vitamin deficiency, you take a pill. Heck, even if you don’t have a vitamin deficiency you might take a pill just in case.

Bem-estar: Alimentos para aproveitar o carnaval com saúde!

Na época de Carnaval é comum a gente dar uma derrapada na dieta, né?! Álcool, petiscos e muita folia fazem parte da programação. Mas que tal algumas dicas simples para aproveitar as festas de forma mais saudável?