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This Morning Stretch Routine Will Get You Off to the Best Start

If you wake up the way I was once wont to do, then your morning goes something like this: You roll out of bed after hitting snooze one too many …

Yoga

How Anyone Can Use Hypnosis to Be More Creative

Creativity can help you solve problems and generate new ideas. Even more, tapping into your right brain is a powerful skill that can help you achieve your goals at home or work. Grace Smith, a hypnotherapist and stress relief expert, agrees that creativity is a key component for achieving …

Meditation

Mindfulness in the Bedroom

“Mindfulness” is a buzzword in psychology these days. Based on Buddhist practices, mindfulness is about being fully aware in the moment and letting …

Mindfulness

5 Anti-Aging Products That Actually Get Rid Of Dark Spots

We all know that our skin changes as we get older, but it seems that we weren’t informed about dark spots. They’re age spots that occur in areas that …

Skin Care

How To Surrender To Divine Timing (Even When It Feels Impossible)

As a psychic intuitive, clients often ask me about things they are trying to manifest into their lives, like new relationships, more money, better …

Spirituality

I Thought Mediums Were Frauds Until I Met One Who Knew Things She Couldn't Have Known

The woman with a bushy ponytail and a strong Boston accent who I have paid $40 to see suddenly puts her hands around her throat and rushes to where I’m sitting in a row of folding chairs alongside 20 other women.<p>“I’m seeing someone behind you. A man with dark hair. Did someone close to you hang …

Time I

6 Hormone-Balancing Rules To Live By

I remember walking down the street in New York City on a sunny winter day perplexed by how tired I felt, that I could not get a good night's sleep, …

Wellness

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

Candles

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

11 Old-Fashioned Ways People Used To Make Their Partner Melt That We Should Bring Back

When you think back to old-fashioned dating ideas<b>,</b> there are certainly some tips and tricks that are better off left in the past — mostly because …

This Female Founder Just Raised $19M To Pick Your Kids Up From School

Freedom of choice.<p>This was at the top of Ritu Narayan’s mind when she left India. As a girl, Narayan dreamed of becoming an astronaut. In school, she was one of 6 girls out of 300 students in her engineering class. By the time she immigrated to the U.S., she had become the first engineer in her …

Women Entrepreneurs

25 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Cooking

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Nutrition

What Is The Secret Weapon Used By Microsoft, Nike, eBay And Facebook To Win The Talent War?

If you are looking for ways to attract top-notch talent, a particularly effective strategy is to look for technology-related conferences that attract sponsorships from leading corporations. When I heard about a conference that had attracted sponsorships from Microsoft, Nike, eBay, Facebook, Target …

Women of Color

New Music Study Says Being Receptive to This 1 Thing Can Increase Your Creativity

Jazz musicians' brains more easily pick up on the odd, helping them score higher on creativity.<p>Researchers already have shown us that music can be a powerful success tool--it can get our brains to operate at different frequencies, affect our mood and even help with memory recall. Now a study led by …

Creativity

Want To Be Perceived As a Great Leader? Know This Know

Take control of how others define your reputation.<p>Our subconscious mind starts evaluating people the minute we meet them. Can I trust this person? Do they seem happy? Are they qualified? Reputation and how we're perceived is critical when navigating relationships and business ventures.<p>Want to …

Leadership

On prejudice

An 18th-century creole slaveholder invented the idea of ‘racial prejudice’ to defend diversity among a slave-owning elite<i>By Blake Smith</i>Read at Aeon

Black History

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

This Is The Perfect Time To Say "I Love You" To Your Partner

You're in a relationship. You're having an awesome time. But now, the feelings are starting to get intense, and you're wondering when to say I love …

Relationships

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Consciousness

How to deduct your home office without an audit

CNET@Work: If you run a home-based business, you may be eligible to expense the use of home office space and reduce your tax burden. However, you have to be careful.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- from prosumers to small businesses</i> …

Personal Finance

A Party-Friendly, Smoky, Spicy Dip You'll Want on Everything

<i>Izy Hossack is the mastermind behind the popular blog, Top with Cinnamon. The talented recipe developer (and busy university student!) aims to create food with maximum flavor and minimum effort, without breaking the bank. Her second cookbook, The Savvy Cook, hits on these tenets and so much more.</i> …

Why Would Anyone Ever Want To Be A Wife?

Benjamin Hoadly and his wife, oil painting by Francis Hayman, 18th centuryTo become a wife is to become complicit.The wife is dead; long live the …

Feminism

13 Celebrity Quotes That Just Absolutely Nailed What It Means To Be A Feminist

If being a feminist is about action and inclusion, the definition of feminism must be fluid. In recent years, the debate over what feminism means has …

28 Vegan Recipes For Every Night In February

No meat, no dairy, all of the flavor.

Buffalo Cauliflower Is a Surprisingly Great Wing Substitute

The cauliflower tastes so much like boneless chicken wings, it's unreal.<p>Two foods that I rarely make at home but <i>always</i> order at restaurants are chicken wings and wedge salads. Everything I thought about both dishes changed when I made a <b>Buffalo cauliflower wedge salad</b>.<p>It jumped out at me in the …

Cauliflower

Guess How Many Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Have No Retirement Savings

Hint: It's not a small percentage.<p>We're all told time and time again how crucial it is to save for the future. But unfortunately, a large chunk of …

Egyptian Millennial Entrepreneur Builds Sustainable Housing In The Desert

Egypt is the most populated country in the Middle East, with more than 96 million people.<p>When you consider that most of the country is an inhabitable desert away from the Nile Delta — the life source of Egypt in the northeast — it’s hard to comprehend where everyone can reasonably reside.<p>In 2016, …

Carbon Emissions

Panera for hire: Chain seeks to help rivals 'clean up' menus

Panera Bread, which has made an effort to strip artificial colors and sweeteners from its food, says it'll help other companies do the same.<p>The chain says it formed a consulting business that other brands can hire to help tweak their menus. Ron Shaich, Panera's founder and chairman, says rivals …