Alexandra Nicol Catalani

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A 30-Minute Yoga Series to Ease Neck and Shoulder Tension

We all tend to hold a lot of stress and tension in our neck and shoulders, especially if we're bent over our phones or sitting at a desk all day. …

Why Dermatologists Want You to Consider the Oil-Cleansing Method

At some point, you’ve probably heard about the oil-cleansing method, i.e., using an oil to remove dirt and, <i>well</i>, oil from your face. You’ve also …

The Ginger-Scallion Sauce I Put On Everything

Warning: it's addictive.<p>If I starred on an MTV show, it'd be <i>True Life: I'm Addicted to Ginger-Scallion Sauce</i>. This obsession started when I first tried it at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City, but didn't fully bloom until I made it at home recently. The salty, tangy, just-oniony-enough (official …

11 Workouts For Ab Day Inspiration

This post is a love letter to ab day, because who doesn't love a workout dedicated to just your midsection? From two minutes to 20 minutes, we hope that one of these 11 workouts will be central to your next ab day.

Workouts

Teaching Resources

Are you playing math games with your students? Don't miss my blog post that features 5 games every classroom should be playing!

iPad in the Elementary Art Classroom

Megan Thompson (@seeingnewshapes) teaches art at Casady School in Oklahoma City to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders. For the past year, Megan has been …

The 5 Yoga Poses that Will Help You Lose Weight

Half Lift<p>1 of 6<p>Start with your feet together. Hinge forward at the hips and place your hands on your shins. Lift your chest and draw your shoulder …

The 2-Kettlebell Front Squat: The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

<b>“Well, that sucked.”</b> My client un-racked the kettlebells and put them on the ground, still contemplating how in the world he got crushed by such …

Workouts

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to the next level.<p>To keep up with all of these tips and tools …

Productivity

5 Life-Changing Realizations About Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” – Isabel Allende</b><p>I was lying on the sofa in my tiny flat in …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself

If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways to deal with your feelings.<p>If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget …

Self-help

This Is the Type of Workout You Should Be Doing, According to Your Age

Let's face it: As we get older, our metabolism takes a huge hit. According to Dr. Peter LePort, medical director of the MemorialCare Center for …

A celebrity trainer reveals why crunches won't give you rock-solid abs — here's what you should be doing instead

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The most effective way to get rock-solid abs isn't to target them directly but to walk and do upper- and lower-back exercises.<br>• Walking burns the fat that obstructs your abdominal muscles, and targeting the back elongates the torso.<br>• Targeting the ab muscles too much can lead</b> …

10 Daily Morning Habits That Will Set You Up for Success

Be willing to be a success every single morning.<p>Many people would like to be among those who get up an hour early in the morning and jump-start their day with exercise, prayer or meditation, catching up on the news, or even just a few quiet peaceful moments alone. "But," they sigh, "I'm just not a …

Time Management

How to not let an injury (or your weight) stop you from working out

“Life goes on and on, even in pain.” When Mumbai-based trainer Tehsin Ratna talks to you about working out while in agony, you listen. With a career …

Exercise

8 gym exercises you should try in 2017

Each new year brings a slew of gimmicky fitness exercises that require strange pieces of kit and putting yourself in awkward, sometime embarrassing positions.<p>But of all the fashionable moves with odd names that don’t contribute much to your actual fitness level – from sumo squats to wrist curls and …

An Educational Letter to the American Public

21 January 2017 Thom Markham Uncategorized<p>I’ve worked at over 350 schools—public, private, and charter—and with more than 6000 teachers in the past …

Education

“Little Bird Tales” Is An Excellent Web 2.0 Tool For Beginning English Language Learners

My Beginning English Language Learners have been spending much of their time this year on the computer “consuming” content (see “All-Time” Best Web …

The Exercise Mistake You're Making That's Keeping You From Having A Flat Stomach, According To A Trainer

Working out is an essential part of slimming down, there is no doubt about that. Even while exercising, you could be making some mistakes that could …

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

15 Slow Cooker Meals to Get You Through the Work Week

November 26, 2017<p>Copy By: Cassandra Monroe<br>• Feature Image By: One Lovely Life<p>Ease, comfort, and little preparation required- these are a few reasons …

31 Reasons Garlic, Ginger, and Scallions Are the Holy Flavor Trinity

This combo makes everything better, except maybe ice cream. That would be weird.<p><b>Is there a more foolproof trio of ingredients</b> than garlic, ginger, and scallions? Hard to think of any. This holy trinity of Cantonese cooking provides a fragrant base for any good stir-fry, but it's also versatile …

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

11 Expert Meal Prep Tips Anyone Who Likes Cooking Should Know

Faster and more delicious meal prep with the pros.<p>For lots of us, weekly meal prep just might be the answer. But anyone who's tried it knows how boring it can be to open your container on Thursday night and face the same food <i>yet again</i>.<p>But Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, pro chefs and founders of …

The Ultimate Quick Bum Lift and Tone Workout

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Fitness Video<p>Standing Pilates 10-Minute Bum Workout | Video<p>The Ultimate Quick Bum Lift and Tone Workout<p>Shares<p>Take 10 minutes …

Exercise

Slow-Cooker Mexican Fire Roasted Tomato-Chicken Soup

If your family enjoys Mexican food, check out this zesty soup, loaded with veggies and shredded chicken, and topped with crispy tortilla strips. It's …