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articles by: Diana Vilibert

5 Clever Ways to Jumpstart Your Fitness Routine

Whether you need to get back on the exercise bandwagon or were never on it in the first place, it's never too late to incorporate fitness into your routine. Here are five ways that make it easier: …

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5 Science-Backed Reasons to Smile More

Okay, so no one likes to be told to smile when they’re not in the mood to smile. But what if science is telling you to smile? It turns out there are a lot of amazing benefits when you just grin and be…

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3 Strange New Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Tossing and turning? Scientists have found a few surprising solutions.   1. Work Near a Window Need some help convincing your boss that you need a corner office? Bring up this study publ…

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Here’s the Actual Mathematical Equation for Happiness

A new study may have found the formula for happiness. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it looks like this:   In plain English, it boils down to lowered expe…

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Is Coffee Making Menopause Worse? 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down

Battling hot flashes and night sweats? You may want to start weaning yourself off your morning coffee. A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that caffeine intake may worsen menopausal hot flashes. Res…

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5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier

Can you find happiness in your fridge? Yes—as long as you're eating the right stuff. Looking for a pick-me-up? Here's what to nosh on:   Broccoli This veggie contains a trace mineral cal…

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1 Thing Fruits and Vegetables Can’t Do (And 6 Things They Can)

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it won't be much help if you're trying to slim down. Recent research reviewed studies on the link between fruit and vegetable consumption and weight gain, …

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Eat Your Water! Here’s How

Staying hydrated is essential to staying healthy--water makes up about 60 percent of our body weights, and even just a five percent decrease of water in the body declines muscle strength and endurance…

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Hospital Elevator Buttons Dirtier Than Toilets, Study Says

There are lots of things you wouldn't expect to be dirtier than a toilet—but everything from dollar bills to ice at fast food restaurants make that list, harboring alarming levels of bacteria. Anot…

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6 Strange (But Easy) Ways to Be More Productive

Until cloning yourself or the 50-hour day become possibilities, there are things you can do right now to get more done. The best part? These surprising ideas are all really easy to incorporate into yo…

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about Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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