Allison Mehta

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Chickpea Curry (Chhole) Recipe

By: Kristina<p>*Note* remove the seeds from the pepper. I did not know to do that (might be obvious to others but, it wasn't for me). I absolutely loved …

The Pressure to ‘Be a Man’: Gender Stereotypes and Mental Health

Just a quick note, my blog is primarily based on personal views and experience, sometimes referring to research and some background information, with …

Mental Health

Orosol Ibiza

San Antonio, Ibiza, Spain<p>The family-run Orosol is a three-star hotel that offers basic yet comfortable accommodation and friendly service right in the centre of San Antonio. It would suit people who want a handy, practical base for beaches, nightlife and exploring the island without having to pay a …

Everything You Need for Your First Backpacking Trip

With these 12 items in your pack, you’ll be ready for anything on the trail.<p>Nature lovers of every stripe can get their fix of foliage, mountain …

Under Armour Infil GTX Hiking Boots

There’s nothing like hiking up your local mountain trail in a fresh pair of boots, especially if those boots happen to be these GORE-TEX equipped …

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10 Indian Spices to Spike Up Your Meal - One Green Planet

Indian cuisine is one of my favorites as a plant-based eater. Curries, samosas, dal meals…these dishes are full of rich, aromatic spices that enliven …

A look at how emotions and cognition interact during the aging process - Scope

The ability to automatically control emotions — something that most of us don’t even realize we have — gets disrupted in older adults with poor …

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6 Prebiotic Foods You Should Add to Your Diet

I bet you’ve heard a lot about the benefits of probiotics—but what about <i>pre</i>biotics? These nondigestible carbohydrates feed the good bacteria in your …

7 fruitless smoothies for low-sugar sipping

If your blender gets a workout just as often as you do, you’re probably no stranger to the green smoothie. Pulsing vitamin-rich greens with frozen …

For weekends away, we tend to stick to the same old places. Why not dodge crowds and high prices at these less high-profile – but no less interesting – cities: Parma, Cadiz, Helsinki or Hamburg<p>The old town poking into the Atlantic like a finger is (famously, photogenically, obviously) ancient, but …

European Travel

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

European Travel

Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

<i>Part One in an NPR Ed series on mental health in schools.</i><p>You might call it a silent epidemic.<p>Up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder in a given year.<p>So in a school classroom of 25 students, five of them may be struggling with the same issues …

Mental Health

The Healthy Way to Do Ibiza (Yes, It’s Possible)

Though Ibiza is commonly thought of as the clubbing capital of the world and watering hole for thirsty party animals, it may be hard to believe that the beautiful Spanish island off the coast of Spain is also a hideaway for healers, yogis, and wellness consultants. It’s becoming more and more the …

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Schizoid Personality Disorder Symptoms and Treatments

Schizoid personality disorder (SPD) is a chronic and pervasive condition characterized by social isolation and feelings of indifference toward other …

5 spots that set Barcelona totally apart

1. Bar Marsella<p>This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest bar in Barcelona. Absinthe is what everyone comes here for. Also, Picasso and Dali used …

New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College Students

BOSTON (CBS) – New concerns arise about the mental health of students on college campuses all across the country.<p>Dr. Gene Beresin, a psychiatrist and …

Barcelona Map Tourist Attractions

The trail continues northwest beyond the shelter for about 0.6 miles before doubling back on a parallel trail. After about a mile on this new trail, …

Here’s How to Make the Best Weed Cupcakes

For the latest episode of <i>Bong Appetit</i> from VICE and their MUNCHIES food channel, Abdullah takes a trip to Washington’s Vashon Island in hopes of …

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here’s How

Five simple and delicious ways to get more of the super-root in your diet.<p>Make Turmeric Paste<p>Turmeric paste is a mixture of ground turmeric, extra …

For mild depression, try jogging, yoga, or any form of aerobic exercise before drugs, psychiatrists say

A notable group of psychiatrists is recommending a novel new treatment for moderate depression that they say appears to be tolerated well: yoga. And …

Big Laurel Falls

Hike the Big Laurel Falls Trail to a gorgeous waterfall beneath abundant rhododendron in North Carolina’s Nantahala National Forest.<p>Home > Top Hikes …

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Getting ready for preschool by focusing on child and family mental health

<i>Sherrie Segovia, the Clinical Manager/Mental Health Coordinator at the Hope Street Family Center<br>at Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center,</i> …

11 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in West Virginia

With some of the east coast's most beautiful and rugged scenery, West Virginia is filled with year-round outdoor adventure opportunities. Its wild …

A Vegan Slow Cooker Menu Plan that Will Change Your Cooking Forever!

Shares 11K<p>It has been almost impossible for me to get motivated to cook last week. I’m solving my problem for this week by coming up with a vegan …

20 Compelling Books About Mental Illness

Video: A Visit to the Scottish Highlands

We'll wrap up the week with an all-too-brief visit to the Scottish Highlands. This video was shot on 1300 mile long trip around Scotland that began …

6 Easy Hiking Trails in Virginia's Blue Ridge

All of Virginia’s seasons are worthy of your attention, and there are few better ways to experience each one than with a hike for fresh air. Come …

Essential guide to superfoods

Depending on your take, superfoods are either the royal road to vibrant health and fitness, an outright rip-off, or an occasional but worthwhile …

Nutrition