Adriana Wright

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How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

Nasa scientists reveal which plants you need in your bedroom to fight colds and insomnia

Nasa scientists have revealed which plants you should have in your bedroom to tackle insomnia, colds and stress.<p>While you shouldn’t expect sticking a …

Plants

What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Why a Few Drops of Essential Oil Can Diminish Feelings of Anxiety

When anxiety hits, you’ll do just about anything to feel better, whether it’s breathing exercises, meditation, or even exercising at random hours—but …

Box Breathing: The Mindfulness Technique Navy Seals Use

Welcome to App Saturdays! (*insert jazz hands*) Every Saturday we’ll feature an app we love, telling you what it can do and why it’s awesome.<p>Our brains have a great way of never shutting up. Just search Mindfulness in the App Store and you’ll see that people are actively looking for ways to relax, …

Mindfulness

9 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

Hudson Valley

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct …

Self-improvement

This Is How We Will Reduce Anxiety In The Future

by Victor Tangermann July 26, 2017 Health & Medicine 9575<p><i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those</i> …

10 Ways to Majorly Reduce Anxiety in a Very, Very Stressful World

<i>Let's get real: life can be pretty stressful. Like, really stressful. Luckily, experts at YourTango have uncovered some great tips so you can cut down on all that anxiety and live a more balanced, healthy, and relaxing lifestyle. Here's what they found.</i><p>Instant calm and happiness.<p>Through the daily …

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

10 Exercises Every Yogi Should Be Doing (but Probably Isn't)

Yoga is known to decrease stress and increase body awareness and flexibility. But despite its seeming superpowers, it falls a little short in one …

This 20-Minute Yoga Flow Can Help Relieve Back Pain

Anyone who struggles with back pain knows how distressing it can be.Whether it’s soreness that impedes your sleep or aches that hurt your …

Pain

Get Pippa Middleton Arms With These Four Tricep-Toning Moves

Pushups and hammer curls, here we come.<p>Poor Giles Deacon. The designer made an incredible custom bridal gown for the world’s most famous sister, …

5 places in Colorado perfect for a digital detox

LIKE ELECTRICITY AND the automobile before it, social media is a technological advance that’s now completely ingrained in our lives. We take our …

Best meditation apps to help you de-stress, focus and fight insomnia

With hundreds of meditation apps available, the search alone is enough to induce the need to meditate!<p>Are you antsy or already pretty Zen? Do you like music or do you prefer listening to someone’s voice? Do you need to visualize or do you prefer body scans? Whatever your style may be, we’ve …

Meditation

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Lucid Dreaming Meditation: A Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

Allow yourself to step into a blissful and relaxing state of being with an incredibly beautiful lucid dreaming meditation. This lucid dreaming …

14 Soak-Worthy Hot Springs to Chase

The hot bath has long been used as treatment for releasing stress and promoting better health. This isn't an old wives' tale, especially when it …

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

Meditation

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

Yoga

Check out these meditation apps if you need constant reminders to breathe right now

It’s a trying time to be a woman. But even though we strongly support feminist activism and political change, sometimes you just need to take a …

Why don’t people always lose weight when they run?

It seems straightforward – burn off enough calories and you will shed those excess kilos. But it seems our bodies may be thwarting our attempts<p>Why do people run? It’s a question that continues to fascinate scientists, from psychologists to exercise physiologists. Even though it is predicted that …

The conundrum of mind and matter: what is consciousness?

It’s one of the greatest puzzles scientists struggle to define. Susan Greenfield explains why understanding consciouness remains elusive<p>It’s early in the morning and still dark outside. Your heart rate has dropped to a single beat per second and your blood pressure is the lowest it will be for the …

How to fall asleep in under a minute

Easy as 1-2-3!<p>It is impossible to get 6-8 hours of continuous sleep with a full day of work, some semblance of a social life and some downtime with …

Yoga

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

I start with a remarkable quote:<p>"The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any …

Teacher's List Of 101 Ways To Deal With Stress Is Going Viral

We’re all a little stressed out. Some of us more than others. And while it would be great to drop everything for a 10-day, silent yoga retreat, most …

High School

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

Could a yoga alarm clock transform your mornings?

If I had to characterize the tone my usual alarm clock sets for the day ahead after it shocks me into consciousness, I’d call it “manic.” It doesn’t …