Andrea Dixon

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Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're …

Master Class: This Pose Solves Your Sleepless Nights

Ever walk into class and realize your plan just doesn't meet the collective mood? Colleen Saidman Yee offers tips to help you pivot.<p>Anxiety rising? …

Capitalism in America has been on a suicide mission for 40 years

On August 2, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record-breaking 22,000—its fourth 1,000-point advance in less than a year. That same day, I read the first sentence in Peter Georgescu’s new book, <i>Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation</i>: “For the …

Income Inequality

6 Stretches For Your Booty Because You Know You Just Spent All Day Sitting On It

Tight hips are a literal pain in the ass. Like, you would think that since your butt lives most of its life in your shadow, it wouldn't present …

Top 12 Succulents for Home Gardens

Echeveria<p>The crown jewels of the rosette-forming succulents, easy-care <i>Echeveria</i> come in a rainbow of colors and can be easily found at nurseries. …

22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Books

The 2017 Giller prize longlist: Twelve books that caught our fancy

The Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist has been released. See who made the cut.<p>There’s something refreshing about a book jury simply shrugging its …

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed That'll Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

You know when you're tired AF, but the minute you lie down, it feels like your brain decides to have an impromptu dance party to "Despacito"? Falling …

Face Yoga Is Super Weird, but It Actually Works

I want to start by saying I’m not "anti" aging. I want to live a long life, and that means I’m going to get old. The changes that go along with that …

Yoga

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

University of Washington

Blood, bookworms, bosoms and bottoms: the secret life of libraries

Their history is full of remarkable discoveries that go well beyond the books themselves – they contain our flesh, our souls and ourselves<p>I recently had the privilege of circling the world to write a book about libraries. My timing was excellent: after a short-lived e-books scare, physical books …

Books

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

10-Minute Lunch: Smashed Chickpea Avocado Sandwich

Figuring out what to make for lunch every day can be tricky. You want something relatively easy to whip up that will give you energy to fuel through …

Healthy Eating

These are the 10 latest Pulitzer Prize winning-novels you must read immediately

These books caught the world’s eye with their dazzling characters and rich interpretations of American life.<p><i>1</i><i>Underground Railroad by Colson …

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

It's a whole new season of fresh reads!

Books

'The Bear And The Nightingale' Is A Rich Winter's Tale

I read this book of winter nights and northern forests at the turn of the year; snow swirled, ice glazed the trees and bent bare branches low. I'm writing the review now in the kind of unseasonable thaw that makes one want to grab climate change denial by the ear and rub its face in the slush. But …

Books

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

Introduction<p>After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

Hear Alan Watts’s 1960s Prediction That Automation Will Necessitate a Universal Basic Income

One of the most propulsive forces in our social and economic lives is the rate at which emerging technology transforms every sphere of human labor. …

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

Books

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

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 …

What this editor of books read outside her work in 2016 says a lot about why (and how) we read

Maintaining a list of every book read during the year yielded curious patterns.<p>It’s a hot afternoon, and I am sitting somewhere by the Arabian Sea, …

Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned

By Richard Marshall.<i>Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent tradition. Oddly Modern Fairy Tales</i>. Edited by …

Literature

10 Spine-Friendly Yoga Poses for the Office Drone Who Wants Better Posture

All in favor of fixing that computer hunch.<p>Thing you already know but conveniently forget: Your desk job is silently killing you. Sure, there's the increased risk of cancer, obesity, and heart disease, but there's also the heightened likelihood that your computer situation is turning you into the …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

3 Poses To Stretch Your Chest And Loosen Up Stiff Shoulders

Photo: @FionaPeters<p><b>Surfing is one of the healthiest and most beneficial activities you can do physically, mentally, and maybe even spiritually.</b> …

Yoga

Texas will now require funeral services whenever a woman has an abortion

Doctors in Texas will now be required to hire funeral services any time a woman ends or loses a pregnancy<p>In June anti-choice activists in Texas suffered a serious setback in their attempts to make abortion as miserable as possible for women. That was when the Supreme Court overturned a series of …