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Slideshow: How to Be Happier

Want to boost your mood? See these 15 pictures of pick-me-up ideas in WebMDs slideshow.

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Dr. Peterson: Don't let your kids make you dislike them | Fox News Video

Dr. Jordan Peterson explains his rule: do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them.

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Overscheduled Kids Quiz: Is Your Kid Too Busy and Stressed Out?

Do your kids do too much? Take this WebMD quiz to see if your kids are overscheduled and stressed out.

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What you wear on a flight can save your life | CNN Travel

There's lots you can do to increase your chances of quickly getting off a plane in an emergency. It starts with wearing the right clothes. First tip: Keep your shoes on.

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5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now | Fox News

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping w

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Exercise Pictures: Working Out When You're Over 50

As you get older, you'll have new things to consider about exercise. Find out what you need, why it helps, and activities well-suited for your workouts.

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Pictures: Abbreviations Your Doctor Uses

EKG, UTI, RICE and more: Click through to find out what each letter means and why it’s important.

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Mosquito Repellents That Work Explained With Pictures

Mosquito bites are itchy, annoying, and can even make you sick. Find out what works (and what doesn't) to protect you from these blood-sucking bugs.

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Sex, contraception and morality -- The Catholic Church gave us wise advice 50 years ago | Fox News

Commentators on the 50th year anniversary of Humanae vitae are likely to express dismay that the Catholic Church still clings to such an outdated doctrine.

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Pictures of 15 Things to Do to Avoid Spanking

Experts say spanking can do long-term damage to your child. Here are some things to try instead.

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Odor Surprises: Veggies, Alcohol, and Other Things That Can Make You Stinky

You might be surprised at the things that can make you smell. Find out what they are with WebMD.

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What Are The Different Types of Athletic Shoes?

Playing a sport more than 2x a week means getting an athletic shoe made for that sport. It helps prevent injury. This gallery helps you find the right shoe.

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Yoga Slideshow: Basic Poses for Your Workout

From beginners to yogi pros, anyone can make these basic poses part of a daily yoga practice.

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The Secret To Staying Happy Is Getting Whatever Exposure To Nature You

A new study finds that even just seeing a tree or hearing a birdsong will up your state of mind.

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Common survival myths and facts - Business Insider

Play dead if a bear starts nosing around. Use moss on trees to find "north." Heard these tips? Careful —they're not always true.

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Not Everyone Should Go to College - WSJ

Vocational education won’t succeed so long as society consigns it to second-class status.

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Power of Prayer: Evidence for Its Efficacy | National Review

For most believers, prayer isn’t a substitute for data-based solutions. It complements other thoughtful action.

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People Who Enjoying Cleaning The House Are Happier, More Empathic, Survey Finds

People who keep a clean home are not only happier, but more relaxed and focused than those who are messy, a new survey finds. What's more: children in cleaner home study more and show greater empathy.

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More than half of millennials going through 'quarter-life crisis', research finds | The Independent

Six in 10 millennials claim to be going through a “quarter-life” crisis, according to a new study. Many of us are familiar with the trope of a mid-life crisis – a person in middle age who is feeling stuck in a rut, and who reacts by indulging in err

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5 Ways to Deal With Teen Angst

Teen angst is a bummer for parents, too. Learn how you can get through it -- and help your kid, too.

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Bust These 8 Common Clutter Hotspots in Your Home With Pictures

What is your clutter telling you? Find out what your clutter hotspots may mean and how to manage the mess in this WebMD slideshow.

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14 Surprising Facts About Growing Older No One Ever Told You

Think you know what it’ll be like to get older? Check out these surprising facts about your golden years.

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Healthy Indulgences for Under $15 With Pictures

Isn’t it time you took care of yourself? Good food, relaxation, laughter -- we’ve got 15 great ideas for affordable, healthy indulgences that will recharge your batteries in no time.

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Moptwo - DrEleanor - Mindfulness, Neurobiology, and Children:...

Exercises and strategies for bringing mindfulness into parenting and family life, including some guided exercises you can try yourself.

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Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too : Shots - Health News : NPR

You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.

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How to Track Your Sleep | Psychology Today

Keep track of your sleep the proper way and you'll be on the right path to more restful nights.

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10 Questions To Finally Change Your Habits | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Stop fantasizing about how you're going to change. Ask yourself these questions, and make it happenwhatever your goals are.