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Defeating depression with yoga

The Blu Matter Project grew out of a personal tragedy. In 2012, following her brother's suicide, Linda Malone began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Toronto yoga instructor had been practising for 13 years, and even as she struggled with depression, she found that she benefited …

Mental Health

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

Muscle

All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

ONE DROP. PURE PERFORMANCE.<p>This uniquely fluid foundation delivers full coverage with unexpectedly weightless, 16-hour wear—all with just one drop. …

Makeup

Author Adam Thirlwell: 'I am empty-minded when I finish a book'

Politics author Adam Thirlwell on writing his new novel, Lurid & Cute, receiving advice from Ian McEwan, and being a coffee obsessive<p>Adam Thirlwell, 36, is the author of five books. His first novel, Politics, was published when he was 24 and straight out of the University of Oxford. His third, …

Health Benefits Of Nuts & Seeds

By now, we should all know that nutrition and body weight is not all about calories. It took a while, but we’ve managed to convince many calorie-counters that it’s the <i>quality</i> of our food (and its effects on our hormones), and not the quantity of food we eat that contributes to significant changes …

Nutrition

Our favorite films from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

And the ones that got away<p>Best dramatic films<p>Tangerine<p><b>Casey Newton:</b> Sean Baker’s buzzy comedy is notable for having been filmed almost entirely on an iPhone 5S. But the film itself sticks in your mind: a shaggy, draggy story about Sin-Dee and Alexandra, two trans women of color working as …

Pictures of the Week 1.29.15

Photos

I Dropped 50 Pounds and Became Addicted to Running

How a pair of jeans and an upcoming wedding inspired Theodora Blanchfield's incredible weight loss<p><b>Before:</b> 189 <b>After:</b> 137<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>As a kid, I was always really active. I was never super skinny, but I played a lot of sports like tennis and gymnastics. Plus, I had that awesome teenage metabolism; I …

Weight Loss

The Antidote: Self-Help for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking

Everyone wants to be happy. But despite our goal to be happy, many of us still go through life unfulfilled, unsatisfied, and stressed out. Oliver …