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The ONE Thing To Do To Be Happy In Any Moment

The importance of gratitude in my life<p>I don’t know about you, but I know I’m grateful for today.<p>I’m grateful for who I am.<p>I’m grateful for where I am …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

The Matsu Islands Have The Most Magical Water We've Ever Seen

Simply spectacular. ✨<p>This place may look like the imaginary land of your dreams, but trust us: It’s real.<p>Welcome to the magical blue waters of Matsu, an island chain off the coast of Taiwan. Every summer, Matsu’s shore glitters with a display of glowing algae known as “Blue Tears.” Travelers come …

20 Amazing Places In China To Take Pictures

Not all of China is factory’s and pollution; it’s vast and diverse territory endows the country with some of the most beautiful natural scenery on …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

20 Best Cities For Summer Travel

Finding the destination that perfectly balances fun and affordability can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many places throughout North America that are perfect for younger travelers.<p>FORBES consulted travel experts at Lonely Planet to find the 20 best destinations in Canada, Mexico, the U.S. …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

10 Ways to Win at Budget Travel

You booked a dream vacation and ended up spending <i>way</i> more than you expected. What happened? Yes, it's your vacation and you should make the most of it, but it's also important to make sure you can pay the bills when you get home. Here are 10 money saving tips to follow when planning your next …

Budget Travel

How to Meditate?

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people however, miss out on the many benefits of regular meditation only because...they don't know how to meditate.<p>This process remains mysterious and …

I Tried to Be a Morning Person for 30 Days. Here's What Worked (and What Didn't)

If you spend any time online, you'll inevitably come across an article (or 15) spelling out steps to reach the near-mythical status of becoming a …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Belly Fat: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. Now, she's teaming up with mindbodygreen to share</i> …

7 Smartphone Hacks For Traveling Abroad

You've planned your trip, packed your bags and you're ready for your big adventure!<p>Have you thought about how you can use your smartphone to make your trip easier? Even if you don't have an Internet connection?<p>In recent years, there have been many apps developed that make travel easier-- even if …