Amy Cordova

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Brilliantly Textured Body Paintings Turn the Human Form into a Walking Work of Art

Artist Yusk Imai has a long-held fascination with human anatomy, and he displays this reverence for the body in an unconventional painting project called <i>Exoskeleton</i>. The skin is his canvas as hands, arms, legs, and shoulders are covered in intricate textures that mimic reptile scales, brushed …

4 Things You Need to Hear When You’re Emotionally Exhausted

<b>“</b><b>Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”</b> <b>~John De Paola</b><p>You’re on the verge of burnout.<p>You’re unmotivated to perform …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

How to Wear Spring's Most Inappropriate Trends to Work

A solution for those of us who want to wear the off-the-shoulder trend to work.<p>There are certain trends that just can't be worn to your 9 to 5, but these aren't it. With some clever styling, these big spring trends—seemingly risque tops, floaty dresses, and high-concept shoes—can definitely be …

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Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050.<p>But with this progression comes an urban lifestyle -- often meaning less physical activity and the consumption of a "Western" …

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How To Be More Like Frida Kahlo, As Told By Frida Kahlo

Let’s face it: We all wish we could be Frida Kahlo. She was a feminist before her time, incorporated indigenous and national Mexican symbols into her art with complete authenticity, and kept up a passionate -- if explosive -- romance with Diego Rivera. Her self-portraits are incomparable, as were …