Ana Laframboise

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How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

Regulate Your Hormones the Natural Way With These 6 Foods

Anyone who's ever experienced an imbalance can speak to hormones' pervasive role in influencing behavior. From determining fertility to shaping the …

Wellness

The detoxing soup you can make in 20 minutes flat

It’s mid-January and the urge might be to abandon all New Year’s resolutions. (Hey, been there, done that—or, you know, <i>not</i> done that.) But resist: …

7 New Year’s Resolutions Every Photographer Should Make in 2017

Every year I learn more about photography as an art form and a business. I’ve struggled over the past few years with finding a balance between …

The 7 Decorating Mistakes Everyone Makes in Their Living Room

When entering a meticulously designed living room, we feel it right away: the perfect proportions giving the space a certain grandeur, the plush …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Startup’s ‘Farm From a Box’ kit grows enough food for 150 people

Everything you need to start a small farm—in a shipping container<p>We’ve seen many a clever shipping container building, but rarely one that so effectively combines transportability with community impact. But here comes Farm From a Box, essentially a shipping container starter kit that holds …

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

Here Are Some Tips on How to Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Recipes<p>Wash Your Dishes With Borax, Baking Soda and Other Simple Ingredients<p>Updated January 07, 2018<p>Are you ready to …

11 Ways to Keep Houseplants Happy in Winter

Whether your potted plants live indoors year round or have sought temporary shelter from freezing temperatures, they may be looking a little sad …

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diets

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

9 mistakes you’re making at the airport

<b>7. NOT BUYING A PASS TO THE AIRPORT LOUNGE</b><p>If you’re not an elite flyer, or aren’t enrolled in a credit card that offers this perk, the world of …

Across The Globe, Our Diets Are Making Us Sicker, Report Finds

Diet and nutrition are now the biggest risk factors for people's health across the globe, even in poorer countries. That's according to a recent report published by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems Nutrition, an independent group of experts on nutrition and health.<p>"If you look at …

Agriculture

5 Reasons Japan is a Budget Traveler’s Dream Destination

Gone are the days when travel to Japan was exclusive to hedge fund managers and Nintendo geeks, and with it the assumption that it’s expensive, …

Trans-Siberian Railway: Photos documenting journey from Lake Baikal to Moscow

The Trans-Siberian Railway runs 5,771mi from Moscow in the west to Vladivostok on Russia's eastern coast, travelling through some of the most …

Best Diet For Health? Careful, It Bites!

Maybe this is the all time, quintessential “man bites dog” story: We know what the best diet for human health is, but instead of sinking our teeth into it, it’s the other way around. It keeps biting us! This, more or less, is what ensues when one dares to speak fundamental truths about the basic …

10 amazing ways to see Japan

Japan doesn’t always conform to stereotypes. There are, of course, the robot restaurants, the skyscrapers, the futuristic neon, the salarymen crowds and the edgy fashion tribes.<p>The perfect holiday in Japan: our expert's ultimate itinerary<p>But another world lies in wait for visitors who are happy to …

This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus

Have you said any of these recently?• <i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

When You Eat Pickles Often, Something Surprising Will Happen To Your Brain

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p>Scrolling through my social media feed, I noticed a college friend’s photograph of his son’s dormitory. My friend and I had been thick as thieves during our undergraduate years, and now his son was leaving …

Northwestern University

8 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Night

Your happy and productive tomorrow starts tonight.<p>The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's …

Success

How Focusing On Your Mind And Body Can Be The Best Antidepressant

Eat well, feel well, be well<p>Two years ago, it made sense, to put it lightly, for me to go on antidepressants. I was in a rut, a miserable hole of self-loathing darkness with a sprinkling of social anxiety, and so my therapist suggested Wellbutrin. It helped; it gave me just enough energy to face …

Fitness

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Trains

The 30 Things I Learned By The Age Of 30

My attempt to convey the knowledge I’ve gained in the past 30 years, has proven to be more challenging than initially anticipated. It wasn’t simply a …

Understanding: Wants Vs. Needs

<b>Wants vs Needs</b><p>How often do we create mountains out of molehills? We should start by defining our needs and our wants. What qualifies as a need? What is a want?<p>A need is something you have to do. A want is something you would like to do. I often confuse them. There are days when I take my needs for …

20 Slow-Cooker Summer Recipes to Feed a Crowd

If you're entertaining this Summer, you'll be glad you pinned these slow-cooker recipes for later. Because when the temperatures are high and the guests are waiting, hands-free cooking has never been more tempting. Feed a crowd with these summertime slow-cooker recipes, like cheesy corn dip, BBQ …