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31 Books You Need To Bring To The Beach This Summer

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Books

Meddy Teddy Helps Kids Learn About Yoga and Meditation

Thom Jordan was on a meditation retreat when he came up with the idea for Meddy Teddy, an adorable yoga-practicing stuffed animal.<p>“I prayed for a way …

Yoga

Reduce Stress Quickly With Karate Breathing Meditation

Meditation is a powerful stress reliever. Here is a simple and effective form of meditation that can be useful for beginners, and can be learned …

10 Body Lotions That Smell So Good Everyone Will Want to Know What They Are

1/10<p>The scent of this body butter gets me so excited—it's one of those fragrances you can't exactly describe (it's basically Santorini, Greece in a …

Skin Care

3 Positive Affirmations to Train Your Brain for a Happier Life

We often fail to realize is our mind's ability to be trained for positive thinking, and positive affirmations can make monumental progress toward re-training your own though processes. While we're busy complaining about our jobs, our bank accounts, and our boyfriends, we are training our brains to …

How to develop a ‘Super Mind’ through meditation, according to this renowned psychiatrist

<i>Psychiatrist and author Norman Rosenthal practices Transcendental Meditation, an ancient practice brought from India to the U.S. in the 1950s. A TM teacher gives the student a mantra or other sound and explains how to repeat it in an effortless way. A successful practice leads to “relaxation, joy</i> …

Meditation

This 5-Minute Meditation Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate twenty-first-century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super-useful; it's what causes us to act fast …

10 Clever Small Space Storage & Surface Solutions Worth Trying

Small spaces require smart solutions and not only for storage and furniture but aesthetic design as well. Their tendency to get cluttered very fast …

Small Spaces

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Time Management

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

20 Minutes To Strong, Healthy & Fit: A 7-Day Personal Training Program with Todd McCollough - mindbodygreen

A 7-Day Personal Training Program<p>Class Rating<p>$39.99 USD<p>A 7-day meal plan to jumpstart your transformation, plus a complete list of food rules to …

Self-improvement

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

The best leg workout you can do in less than 25 minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

Dessert

10 Stress-Relieving Beauty Products to Keep at Your Desk

Peaceful vibes only.<p>You and I both know that feeling when email is overflowing and there's too much happening at work. Stress is inevitable these days. But even when you feel like you don't have it all together, there are subtle ways to look — and feel — otherwise. When you need a quick pick-me-up, …

Anxiety Could Be The Reason You Made A Bad Decision

It disrupts decision-making pathways in the brain, neuroscientists find.<p>Anxiety doesn't just affect the way we feel -- it can also have a significant impact on our daily behaviors, including our ability to make sound decisions.<p>A new study from neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh finds …

The Brain

eggs in purgatory, puttanesca-style

If the theme of late here is simple, cozy meals we can assemble even when we’re not, perhaps, having the most well-rested, worry-free weeks ever, we …

Italian Food

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

Books

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

A Quick Cure for the Anxiety That Arises When You Feel Rushed

Surely you know the feeling. You've got more to do than you've got time to do it in.<p>The feeling of being in a rush to get something done, or to get somewhere, is not a pleasant one. It's the feeling of anxiety. You might be tense in the neck and shoulders. Your teeth might even be clenched. If …

Here's More Evidence That Depression Affects The Entire Body

In case you needed more proof that mental health = physical health.<p>Here's yet another friendly, scientific reminder that mental health conditions are not within your control. Depression is an illness that can affect your entire body -- potentially on a cellular level, according to a recent …

University of Michigan

What to do in the garden in March

Spring is on its way and the longer, brighter days provide the perfect opportunity to get out into the garden and get this month’s to dos done. From …

Homemade Garden Insect Spray #Organic Gardening

Gardening<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 cups of warm water<br>• 1 onion<br>• 5-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 tbsp of cayenne pepper<br>• 1 tsp of paprika<br>• 1 tsp of dish soap<p><b>How to prepare the</b> …

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