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7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

Cooking

The one yoga move that helps Lena Dunham with her anxiety

There’s a reason why you always look forward to that moment in yoga class when the instructor tells you to get into child’s pose: The restorative …

Yoga

How electroconvulsive therapy eased my depression and returned me to my life

The monotone voice of Google Maps instructs me as I drive along on my first solo trip in months. She guides me to my apartment, where I've lived for …

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

<b>Best For: Alleviating Anxiety, Feelings of Imbalance, and an Unsettled Mind</b><p>"This is one of my favorite morning postures, as it's an incredible way to …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Meditation

Beyond Hinduism, Yoga also has roots in Buddhist, Jain, and Sufi traditions

Yoga is not a culturally homogenous, all-Hindu, Vedic tradition, as is often portrayed by revivalist demagogues and those who have set up a raucous campaign to reclaim its roots. It is, in fact, a liberal, eclectic tradition that absorbed freely from Buddhist, Jain, and even Sufi ascetic</i> …

Yoga

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

5 Meditation Practices You Need to Know About

Meditation has come a long way since it first became popular in the West during the 1960s. Some of the most popular and effective methods are now …

Meditation

Resistance builds against social media ban in Texas prisons

When Texas correctional officials earlier this month saw an article by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson online that said they had gassed him and ransacked his …

A history of women who have stood up to powerful men—and paid the price

Following Donald Trump’s presidential election, many commenters have debated whether his voters were motivated by racism or by economic anxiety. Sexism is rarely mentioned anymore. Yet Trump boasted on tape about sexually abusing women, and many accusers came forward to say he had groped them or …

Feminism

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

Black History

Malia Obama Is Woke and Protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Woke AF.<p>Former first daughter Malia Obama has been admitted to Harvard but instead will spend the year interning with Harvey Weinstein to learn about the movie business. But while she was taking in the flicks at the Sundance Film Festival, Malia was spotted protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline …

Environment

You Have No Idea What the Term 'Depressed' Really Means Until It Devours You

"Depression" was a just a word to me before, like "sandals" or "matinée." Now, I get a pang in my chest whenever I hear it.<p>Remember when you were younger and you used to say you were "depressed" all the time? Same episode of <i>Boy Meets World</i> as yesterday? Depressed. No fucking French fries left at …

5 ways to eject an external drive from a Mac

Whenever I connect my Nikon dSLR to my MacBook to grab photos off of it, the Photos app doesn't let me eject the drive. It offers a small eject button on the Import tab but the button rarely if ever registers my furious clicks. Thankfully, there are other ways to eject an external storage device …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

A new study linking profanity to honesty shows people who curse are more authentic

The next time someone tells you to watch your language, feel free to tell them to fuck off.<p>Sure, swearing is considered poor form in certain settings—like courts, classrooms, and most offices. But people who do it may be more trustworthy, according to a new three-part study analyzing swearing and …

Psychology

No new antidepressants likely in next decade, say scientists

Reluctance of healthcare providers such as NHS to pay for expensive drugs is behind lack of research, says Oxford professor<p>No new drugs for depression are likely in the next decade, even though those such as Prozac work for little more than half of those treated and there have been concerns over …

Observatory says Assad controls Aleppo, U.N. official says evacuations ongoing

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took control of Aleppo city on Wednesday after the last batch of fighters was evacuated, but a U.N. official and rebels said evacuations were not yet completed.<p>A member of forces loyal to Syria's …

Middle East

I Turned To Mind At Christmas. Feeling Lost And At Breaking Point

My name is Caitlin. I'm 24 and I live with diagnosed depression, anxiety and OCD - which I call: the 'triple threat' since I turned 18.<p>Mental health …

6 De-Stressing Tips from Yoga and Barre Instructors

It can be tough to devote time to a full yoga class or rejuvenating barre session any time of year—but especially during the chaos of the holidays …

Five urban farming projects in Chicago to watch in 2017

Come spring, a new urban farm is expected to take root in Lawndale with a groundbreaking for a $3.5 million year-round facility.<p>The Farm on Ogden, as it will be called, is a partnership between Lawndale Christian Health Center and Windy City Harvest, Chicago Botanic Garden's urban farming program …

Nick Offerman shares his misadventures in sawdust and workshop projects for all levels

I got into woodworking recently after buying my first house. I started building furniture not so much as a hobby, but because after buying a house I …

Woodworking

The 5 Yoga Moves That Helped Kaley Cuoco Get THOSE Abs

She swears by this CorePower yoga flow.<p>Get toned with these moves—a flow that actress Kaley Cuoco swears by—from Amy Opielowski, CorePower Yoga program manager. Grab dumbbells and try it three times a week, completing the sequence once or more.<p>CRESCENT LUNGE ROW<p>From downward dog, inhale as you lift …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Healthy Eating

7 Mental Health Resolutions, Straight From a Psychologist

As someone who deals with anxiety on a daily basis, I made one of my New Year's resolutions about mental health. This year I plan to start working …