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10 Tweaks to the Most Common Yoga Poses for Anyone Who's Not a Human Pretzel

It's easy to head into a yoga studio and immediately compare yourself to the rest of the room. If no one else has a block or a cushion, it can feel …

Yoga

Jessamyn Stanley Shares 12 Easy Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga is an incredible practice for physical and mental health, but it can also be wildly intimidating—especially for beginners. Walking into a room …

Maisie Williams makes Twitter request, gets more than she bargained for

LONDON — Arya and Sansa Stark may be total badasses these days, but it wasn't always that way.<p>Long before they were battle-hardened by the endless, …

TV Series

The Healing Power of Self-Care in a World of Stress & Anxiety

<b>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I’ve always lived with a low hum of anxiety in the background, and lately it’s been …

Mental Health

10 of the most hilarious calls received by the RSPCA

The January gloom continues, but there are a few things that can put a smile on our face.<p>Bizarre phone calls are just one of these things.<p>As part of …

West Yorkshire

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Pippa Middleton

Ask an Expert: All About Training Dogs

For all the joy and companionship dogs bring to our lives they also add frustrating moments of mess and destruction. From raiding the kitchen garbage …

A Brain Injury Helped This Yogi Wake Up From Her Corporate Nightmare

When yogi Jen Carter, 33, teaches private yoga and meditation lessons to corporate CEOs and employees, she's pretty good at understanding the stress …

Columbia University

The 3-2-1 method for cutting weight

It’s an oversimplification to say fat loss can be as easy as “one, two, three” (not to mention it’s a terrible cliche). But there may be at least …

Exercise

The Mindfulness Habit That Could Transform Your Workday

Americans are more stressed than ever. It seems that as budgets become tighter, to-do lists become longer and it’s harder to get through the day …

Mindfulness

6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

Why Taking Time Off Won't End Your Career | Heleo

“Your career is a long journey. It doesn’t have to be all-in or all out.”<p><b>Lisen Stromberg</b> is a culture innovation consultant, award-winning …

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

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 …

10 Hilarious Moments From Emmy Nominee (and Now Winner!) Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy is truly a gift to us all. And now, thanks to her work as Sean Spicer on the past season of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, the comedic genius …

These 5 Hormones Control Weight and Mood—Here's How an Expert Balances Them

When you hear the word "hormones," PMS, puberty, and menopause most likely come to mind. But these so-called "chemical messengers" do more than guide …

Wellness

Emma Stone’s Trainer, Jason Walsh, Has One Amazing Go-To Move

The person who's making Emma Stone sweat: Jason Walsh. The <i>La La Land</i> actress trains with Walsh, who is the founder of the buzzy fitness studio Rise …

Exercise

8 Things To Love About Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park

<i>Everyone should visit the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado at least once in their lives, if for nothing else than to see some variation of this beautiful scene at Dream Lake... they obviously call it "Dream Lake" for a reason! Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>70 miles northwest of Denver, …

National Parks

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

Sleep

These 2 Microworkouts Are Super Short and Effective

Your schedule is jam-packed, and you’ve lost all hope of making it to the gym. But here’s some good news: You can still fit in a serious workout even …

Health

Kate Upton Busts Out Model Moves In Dance Off With Jimmy Fallon

This model’s moves are just super.<p>“Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon challenged Kate Upton to a dance off on Thursday, and she proved she could rock random routines as well as the catwalk.<p>The pair took turns putting their own spin on suggestions revealed by the show’s Dance Move Generator, such as …

Dance Off

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Workouts

The Best Way to Feel Younger: 1 Exercise That Will Change Your Body Most, According to Science | Inc.com

Getting old sucks.<p>My joints creak. Both of my shoulders make wonderful little popping noises. I do this groaning thing when try to roll out of bed that I never thought I'd make. (In fact, most of the time I don't even notice I'm doing it.) If I lie on the floor for a while, getting back up is no …

Time I

10 Tactics to Make People Like You in 5 Minutes or Less | Inc.com

<i>How can you make people like you in 5 minutes or less? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Author, Entrepreneur, Podcaster, Wall Street Investor, on Quora:</b><p>I walked up …

Stand Up Comedy

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Happiness

​​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe | Men’s Health

The barbell hip thruster is hands down one of the best booty builders there is. It keeps your back and knees in a relatively safe position compared to deadlifts while targeting the glutes. The movement allows for maximal glute contraction, which means more activation and a better muscle-building …

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>Programming note:</b> CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations in a one-hour, prime-time special airing Saturday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with …

Mindfulness

The best way to build muscle may not be lifting the heaviest weights

Most people think the quickest way to build muscle is to use the heaviest weights you can manage. This approach usually means you won't do very many repetitions, or "reps," since you'll get exhausted pretty quickly.<p>Aside from making you vulnerable to injury, that method may not be the best way to …

Exercise