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Why Gratitude Makes You A Happier Person

“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.” You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful advice around. When gratitude is inspired by guilt, obligation, or shame, that’s not gratitude at all. True gratitude is a practical tool that serves a number of purposes beyond the after school special fluff of being thankful for what you have.

Planks Aren't All That, So You Might As Well Do Push-Ups

For a (thankfully) hot minute, planks reached viral status when everyone tried to “plank” on ridiculous surfaces. In fitness, planks are a legit ab exercise, but there’s no need to treat them as the “one ab exercise to rule them all.” You might be better off with push-ups, which are basically leveled-up planks.

Four Sneaky Ways To Trick Your Enemies Into Becoming Allies

Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer. You may not like them, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be useful to you — or at least kept at bay. Here are four clever psychological tricks to turn them into allies.

Bigger People Sweat More, Even If They Aren't Obese

People who are overweight seem to sweat more than svelte athletes — but that’s not entirely because of body fat. A new study explains why losing weight might not affect your sweat rate the way you’d think.

Pawprint Manages Your Pet's Health Data

iOS/Android: Pets — they’re just like us! Well, sort of. They’re hairier and their breath smells worse, but they have vital records, just like we do, and Pawprint makes sure you keep track of all of those records in one spot.

How To Sabotage Your Relationship And Get Them To Break Up With You Instead

We know a lot about what makes relationships work — and fail. If you’re too much of a wuss to break up with someone yourself, here’s how to do the exact opposite so they will break up with you.

Google Fit Now Tracks Your Runs, Plugs Into Sleep And Nutrition Apps

When Google Fit first came out, it was little more than a step counter, but now it’s stepping up its game. You can now track your runs, and plug into third-party apps that track things like sleep and nutrition.

Is Milk Good For Me Or Should I Ditch It?

Decades of public health messages have encouraged us to drink milk to strengthen our bones and reduce the risk of fractures as we age. But dairy products have recently come under fire – and not just from paleo dieters and animal welfare supporters. Researchers have linked high milk intakes to bone fractures, cancer and premature ageing.

Fall Asleep Faster With A Before-Bed Brain Dump

When you have a lot on your mind at the end of the day, it can be tough to fall asleep. If this is a familiar annoyance for you, try a brain dump before bed.

Get Over Your Crippling Self-Doubt By Answering These Three Questions 

When you’re riddled with self-doubt, having any sort of confidence can seem like a pipe dream. By identifying the doubts you have about yourself, and asking yourself these simple questions, you might be able to wiggle free of their suffocating embrace.

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