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5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

Travel

How to Travel from Rome to Sorrento, Capri the Amalfi Coast

Shares 204<p>How to travel from Rome to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast can be a little confusing. You can’t simply hop on a train in Rome and ride it all …

Italy

Romantic Crete

Does the idea of escaping with your partner to a romantic island getaway sound like just what you need? Look no further than the island of ​​Crete. …

Forget Positano—This Picturesque Town Is the Amalfi Coast’s Best-Kept Secret

Think of the Amalfi Coast and visions come to mind of verdant hillsides brimming with pastel-color buildings reflected in the coruscating Tyrrhenian Sea. But just a few turns off the main drag is a relatively obscure town that might be the best-kept secret on the famed Italian <i>costiera</i>. Tucked in …

Italy

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

10 Websites to Use When You Want Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

Having a five-star taste can be quite a burden on your wallet, especially when trying to plan extravagant trips to far off places. One of the most …

The Workout That Helped This 42-Year-Old Guy Sculpt His Six Pack Abs | Men’s Health

“The vacation and Christmastime really got to me. I lost a lot of muscle mass quickly because I wasn’t going to the gym,” Falstrault recalls.<p>He could see and feel the difference. Falstrault’s weight was tipping the scale at 198 pounds and his body fat percentage spiked to 23 percent, leaving him …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

This High-Intensity Rowing Workout Is A Full-Body Scorcher | Women's Health

One more note before you start: SPM is rower-speak for strokes-per-minute, and you'll find that number on your machine's monitor.<p><i>(Looking for more great workouts? Torch fat, get fit, and look and feel great with Women's Health's All in 18 DVD!)</i><p><b>How To Pull Off The Moves</b><p><b>Bulgarian Split Squat<br>How to:</b> …

20 Summer Dinners You Can Make with Zucchini

Oh, zucchini — it's hard to explain our feelings about this summer vegetable. We cheer when it arrives, but then all too quickly it overwhelms us. …

Cooking

Multiple sclerosis: Antioxidant may slow disease progression

New research offers hope for patients with multiple sclerosis, after finding that a common over-the-counter antioxidant may help to slow the …

Medical Research

Outdoor Oven Cooking - Real Food

<i>This is Part II of a two-part series on building and using a wood-fired oven.</i> <b>Part I appeared in our April/May 2017 issue.</b><p>I hope it doesn’t sound too …

Got 10 Minutes? This Kettlebell Workout Only Has 3 Exercises

The versatile kettlebell can test your strength, endurance, and core balance all in one quick and simple workout session.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

Workouts

52 Good Morning Meditations that Will Calm the Chaos in Your Life

<i>It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>The happiness of your …

Meditation

The Best Places to Visit in Italy with Kids - Urban Edition

We have been traveling to Europe for a decade, and Italy is often on our family travel itinerary. For adults, rich culture, passionate locals, and …

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

Slow-Cooker Pork Shoulder Pasta Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The sauce may be made ahead and frozen or stored in the refrigerator up to two days in advance.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 1/2 pound bone-in pork shoulder8 ounces finely diced pancetta1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)6 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 tablespoons)1 cup dry red …

12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options - Dwell

Here are a few destinations and suggestions that allow one to camp out indulgently.<p>While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to remote places while maintaining the trappings of luxury is now extremely popular.

Camping

The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

To compile the ranking, OpenTable combed through 10 million reviews for restaurants that are available for booking on its site, which included more than 24,000 restaurants in all 50 states and Washington, DC. Only restaurants with a minimum qualifying number of reviews from the last year were …

New Jersey

The Power of Prayer

Do you have a two-bit prayer life?<p>In James 4:2 we find these words: “You do not have, because you do not ask.” Let me ask you a question: If you were …