Brittany Linton

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Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

Low-Impact Cardio Workout That's Perfect For Beginners, Too!

Not all cardio needs to involve jumping, hopping, and skipping. Lauren Boggi, founder of Lauren Boggi Active, created this 35-minute workout that will get your heart rate up to burn calories without a lot of high-impact moves. We offer low-impact modifications for every move, too. Plus, you don't …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves Your Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

Self-esteem

Expert Advice: 10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

Feel Fuller Longer With These 20+ Low-Calorie, High-Fiber Foods

When you need to snack on a little something but you don't want to undo all your hard work of being healthy and reaching your goals, here are some low-calorie, supernutritious foods that will fill you up in under 50 calories.<p><b>15 spears of cooked asparagus:</b> 50 calories• <b><br>1 2/3 cups broccoli:</b> 48</b> …

Healthy Eating

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls: <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i><p>The succulent string of pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the plastic pop-apart …

Gardening

Banana Upside Down Cake

4K<p>2K<p>20<p>Shares 6K<p>In the winter, we often turn to the tropics to get our fruit fixes. Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and they’re quite …

Dessert

The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Has Some A+ Advice

Bow down to Tao.<p>If you had any reservations about the power of yoga, please meet Tao Porchon-Lynch.<p>Now 98 years old, she was declared the world’s oldest living yoga instructor by the Guinness World Records way back in 2012. She’s also the new face of Athleta’s “Power of She” campaign, which …

Yoga

Hardy Houseplants That Double as Low-Maintenance Decor

Bringing nature indoors with an eye-catching houseplant is a great way to breathe new life into your home. Yet keeping that houseplant alive is …

Plants

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

Gardening

15 Soothing Mindfulness Quotes That Will Calm Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety Disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

21 Astonishing Rules of Life By an Ancient Japanese Buddhist Master That Will Rock Your World

Have you heard of Miyamoto Musashi? He was a Japanese Buddhist master and expert swordsmen who fought many duels in the seventeenth century.<p>Musashi …

Spirituality

People Who Never Worry Have These 7 Habits in Common

When anxiety hits, it can feel like a freight train slammed into you and knocked the wind right out. Other times it's like a roller coaster made its …

Why Knitting is the Best Form of Mindful Meditation

By many people's standards, 2016 was a burning hell of a year, leaving us gasping for air and looking for an emergency exit —not to mention a better …

Mindfulness

How to Make Pickles

Linton Hopkins puts up more than 300 jars of fruit preserves and pickled vegetables each summer. Here, two of his best recipes.

The Poole’s Diner Mac and Cheese Recipe

Chef Ashley Christensen shares the recipe for the most requested dish at Poole’s Downtown Diner in Raleigh, North Carolina<p>“Macaroni au gratin is, of course, a fancy name for mac and cheese. In this case though, it really is so much more than your run-of-the-mill mac. This dish is one of our most …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Bread

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

Mindfulness

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

10 Dramatic Sights You Have To See In Yellowstone National Park, USA

One of my favourite things about the US is the absolutely stunning natural beauty – something that you can find in pretty much every state you visit …

Yellowstone National Park

4 Easy Ways to Replace Butter in Recipes

Butter Substitutes to Cut Fat or Dairy<p>How to Use Fruit Purees, Oil, or Greek Yogurt Instead of Butter<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>Looking for a good butter …

Nutrition

What the science says about every popular diet — and whether they can work for you

Luckily, scientists have found that most reasonable diets can help you lose weight, compared to not following a diet at all. Overall, studies have shown that diets rich in plants and low in processed foods are the best for weight loss.<p>But many popular diets aren't based on sound scientific …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Mindfulness

If You're 'Bad' At Meditation, These 4 Tricks Are Just What You Need

Recently, my friend and I were talking about mindfulness and she told me that she was starting to experiment with meditation. She quickly confessed …

Meditation

What 5 Top Meditation Experts Struggled With Most as a Beginner

Meditation – many believe – is an easy technique to practice. But the moment we prepare ourselves to meditate, we experience an endless amount of …

Meditation

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

15 Profound Quotes On Mindfulness That Will Bring You Back To The Present Moment

As much as we know it’s important to be mindful, sometimes it’s difficult to become aware of the present moment.<p>That’s why we need a powerful …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

What Yoga Has In Common With Anti-Anxiety Meds

Have you ever had your mind take you to an unfamiliar, scary place? I'm not referring to what happens when you think about the <i>Blair Witch</i> sequel; I'm …

Yoga