Cassi Aleman

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How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Here in the USA we use brown sugar on the buttered base. It gives a very rich topping and balances the delicate cake well.<p>Posted by MeMa on 11th …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

Dessert

Teen turns leg into Van Gogh painting to cope with self-harm

LONDON — A student recreated Vincent Van Gogh's iconic painting The Night Café on her leg to help her cope with self-harm and depression.<p>18-year-old …

Watch Priceless 17-Century Stradivarius and Amati Violins Get Taken for a Test Drive by Professional Violinists

Materials like carbon fiber and Lucite have been making their way into classical stringed instrument design for many years, and we’ve recently seen …

100 Quotes About Success

1. If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.<p>2. Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer …

Positive Thinking

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Make This Butterbeer Poke Cake For The Harry Potter Nerd In Your Life

Expecto poketronum!<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>We solemnly swear we are up to no good. No, we're not snooping the halls of Hogwarts with a magical map …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

Fix Your Sleep, Be More Productive

The holidays are a great time to fix your sleep problems. With our tips and the right tech, you can sleep better and be more productive in the new …

This 40-Minute Workout Will Whip You in Shape for the New Year

Courtesy of Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into November! This month, Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method, a self-defense and fitness practice, sets our focus on women's safety, health, and empowerment.</b><p><b>Here, Zeisler proves that y</b><b>ou don't have</b> …

Forget Your Weight In 2017. Get Fit For Your Life.

We love to demonize the time we take for ourselves and call it selfish, a luxury and classify it as anything but necessary. I’m here to debunk that misconception and tell you all the reasons you need to make fitness a priority in the New Year. Guess what? Not one of my reasons has to do with your …

What is sapiosexuality? The sexual orientation thousands of people identify with

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual – these are all terms to help us navigate relationships and sexuality. Now, a label for those are attracted to …

Grab Your Wands — Barnes & Noble Just Announced a Magical Harry Potter-Themed Holiday Ball

Hop on your broomsticks, Potter fans, because we're going to the Yule Ball! In honor of the holidays, the wizards at Barnes & Noble have recently announced the company's first-ever Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball, according to a press release. On Dec. 9, stores across the country are offering an …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

5 Sex Tips That Are Especially Important For People In LTRs To Read

When you’re in a long-term relationship, you might have sex for a variety of reasons: because you need to relax after a stressful day at work, …

21 Chic Halloween Decor Ideas to Elevate Your Spooky Home

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to start getting ready for fall. More importantly, it’s time to start getting ready for the most spooktacular time of the year: Halloween! It’s never too soon to start decorating and planning out your costume. Sometimes the seasonal decorations can lean just …

Science Says This Is The Surprising Reason Why You Can't Shed Your Belly Fat

When I eat healthy and go to the gym for one day I am already looking for my abs to show up even though I know it is going to take more than one …

Taylor Lautner Confirms What Everybody Already Knew About Taylor Swift’s Song ‘Back To December’

A long, long time ago (about six boyfriends ago) Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner spent a few brief months as Taylor squared, the most twee teenage couple in the neighborhood. They went to hockey games together and made it on the jumbotron, and even appeared together in Garry Marshall’s (RIP) …

Taylor Lautner

This is Probably Why You're Still Single

Life advisor Suzannah Galland on love vs. lust and how you know when you've found the one.<p>As a nation of discontented love addicts, we can spend hours in compulsive fantasy (either imaginary or online) fixated on a dream lover. We fill our head with thoughts of warm embraces, candlelight dinners, …

How I Learned to Stop Dating the Wrong Kind of Guy

I was sitting at the prettiest date restaurant, out with a guy I’d met several days before at a mixer. He was sweet and upbeat, talkative and seemingly driven. I nodded along to his stories as I took bites of my pasta, methodically peppering him with questions while revealing very little about …

Kristen Stewart’s Secrets for Making a Suit and Flat Shoes Look Sexy

As much as we love seeing Kristen Stewart in a gorgeous designer gown and sky-high heels, it’s pretty clear at this point that she’s way more comfortable in more low-key, menswear-inspired clothes. And here’s the thing: Because she’s super confident when she’s wearing those pieces, she looks sexier …

Sea Otter amigurumi crochet pattern

An original crochet amigurumi Sea Otter pattern by June Gilbank.<p><i>Sea Otters are both the smallest marine mammal and the largest member of the weasel</i> …

Zoology

Bookshelves Shaped Like Superhero Logos Add a Special Flair to Any Secret Lair

Industrial designer Burak Dogan adds a superhero’s touch to furniture with a series of wall-mounted shelves that pay homage to beloved heroes and heroines. Superman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, and the S.H.I.E.L.D. each have their iconic logos reproduced as eye-catching planks that have plenty …

25 Small Furniture Ideas to Pursue For Your Small Balcony

Small spaces usual tend to pressure us and pose immense difficulties into its design and conformation. We are faced with the challenge of finding a …

The Photographer Who Flew To Cuba For An Unpaid Engagement Shoot Explains Why You Should Book Your Trip Now

Visiting Cuba is the bucket list item to defeat all bucket list items. After all, who wouldn’t want to smoke a cigar in a country that’s been off-limits to American tourists since the 1950s? Traveling around Havana is the closest anyone can get to going back in time. The buildings are stunning, the …

Cuba

15 of the Most Popular Makeup Hacks on Pinterest

Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.<p>Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.

Makeup