Kids’ brains are actually wired to pick out their mom’s voice

A child's brain responds more strongly to their mothers' voices than to the voices of strangers.Image: Granger Wootz/getty images There really is something special about a mother's voice, science confirms. Children's brains respond more strongly to their mothers' voices than to the voices of strangers, even when heard for only a fraction of a second, according to a new...

5 Lessons I Learned That Are The ONLY Reason I Was Finally Able To Lose Weight

First of all, I want to say that I am by no means qualified to give any nutritional or fitness advice. This post is strictly focused on mental barriers that I had to overcome on a very long struggle to lose weight. Losing weight is really, really hard, but Ive found with the right mindset that it can...

Surprising Insider Realities Of Being Trans In The Military

This morning, we all woke up to see a major shift in U.S. Defense Department policy unleashed via our president's Twitter: Donald Trump/Twitter Donald Trump/Twitter Donald Trump/Twitter It feels a bit like being broken up with via text, but since it is a presidential statement, it's more or less official. Instead of guessing what it's actually like for...

The World’s Oldest Bodybuilder Is 80 And In Way Better Shape Than You

Finding the motivation to work out is difficult when there are literally so many other things we could be doing, like reading about Hiddleswift or hitting happy hour. Working out isn’t always pleasant, so we get it. If you struggle to find the willpower to go running, you’ve probably spent time looking at mirror selfies of girls who seem...

Why dancing is good for your health

(CNN)Whitney Thore had gained nearly 100 pounds. It stemmed from polycystic ovary syndrome, and she found it hard to accept her larger figure. Her emotional distress peaked while she was living abroad and dealing with a breakup. Frustrated and unable to find relief, she turned on some music and started to dance."I was all alone in an apartment...