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11 simple coffee hacks you should be trying right now

Coffee has become a staple in many households in the United States.<p>In fact, according to the National Coffee Association and the Specialty Coffee Association of America, approximately 150 million Americans drink 400 million cups of coffee per day. It's no wonder the US is the leading consumer of …

Coffee

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Self-esteem

A Rocket Scientist Invented This Cardboard Box to Help You Sleep On Planes

But will it work?<p>Trying to sleep on a plane is a nightmare. Good news, though: A rocket scientist from Puerto Rico has developed a revolutionary, pain-free sleeping aid that looks suspiciously like a regular cardboard box to us.<p>The product’s Kickstarter page claims it’s an ergonomic sleep solution …

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60 Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grilling, Potlucks

Vegan Summer Recipes for Barbecue, Grill, Picnics. Grill-able Burgers, filling Salads, Drinks, desserts, July 4th cookout menu. Summer Produce …

4 Easy Exercises to Shift Your Mood in 5 Minutes or Less

So many times when a negative emotion comes up we can feel "stuck" there. There is great power in looking at our emotions, especially the negative ones, and understanding why they are showing up - but we don't want to feel trapped by them. Letting negative emotions overwhelm us can put us in a …

3 Steps to Mindfulness -- Improving Joy, Performance and Results

In the poster are five wonderful quotes from the "Mother of mindfulness," Ellen Langer. I had the enormous pleasure of meeting Ellen at the Happiness and Its Causes conference several years ago and was able to spend a little time with her. She is amazing! Funny, incredibly smart, entertaining and …

Corrective Posture Exercises for Chronic Sitters

<b>Almost all of us are guilty of being chronic sitters.</b> The negative effects of this epidemic are too numerous to list in a single article, but today …

How to Make a Perfect Frittata: Rules to Follow and Mistakes to Avoid

A custardy, perfectly-cooked frittata is easier to cook than you think—just don't make these mistakes.<p>A well-made frittata is one of the world's most perfect foods. It's cheap, quick-cooking, and an efficient vehicle for leftovers—not to mention equally delicious at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. …

Three Powerful Mindfulness Tips That Can Change Your Life

• <b> Be the master of every moment</b><br>You are the master of your mind and only you can decide what you're feeling. Don't let other people put you down with …

Meditation

The Oatmeal Latte Is About to Make Your Breakfast 1000% Better

Milky espresso + your hot oatmeal. Goooood morning!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy,</i> …

Top 31 Buddha Quotes To Enlighten Your Mind and Soul

Our lives have become so stressful that we had almost forgotten about our true self. Clearly, in search of materialistic things, we are damaging the …

Spirituality

How Chewing Gum Can Mess Up Your Abs

Turns out, your neck muscles play a surprisingly important role in core training. Here’s how too much Trident may be holding back your six pack<p>At first glance, it was hard to tell what the older guy in my gym was trying to do. His lower body was positioned for the curlup, one of the “big three” …

11 Life Lessons Learned From Kung Fu Panda

There’s a little kid inside each and every one of us and I find it to be a sign of authenticity for those that know how to live with that kid in a …

Motivation

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Venetian-Style Risotto with Peas Recipe

<i>The fresher the produce, the better the dish.</i><p>Serves 8<p>10 cups vegetable stock<p>6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>1 cup finely chopped shallots (about 5)<p>3 …

5 Quotes to Jumpstart Your Gratefulness and Peace of Mind

There is nothing I seek more than gratefulness and peace of mind. When I’m in their grip, I’m floating on air.<p>You’ve felt it, too, haven’t you?<p>Then, …

10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

Knowing Your Frequency: 3 Simple Steps to Getting What You Truly Desire

Many times when we want to create something new in our life we go at it with this initial excitement. Yet, if we could probe our mind and thoughts we …

14 Awesome Chinup and Pullup Variations

Add them to your routine for ripped arms, strong shoulders, and a bigger back<p>If you can nail rep after rep of the chinup and pullup, we salute you. Hoisting your body weight from a dead hang is no easy feat. It requires a tremendous amount of upper-body strength and muscular endurance.<p>Now you can …

15 Outstanding Websites to Learn Languages Online

If you are reading this you are probably already convinced by the benefits of learning a foreign language! But learning a language is a really …

Language Learning

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Time Management

The 2 Most Important Anagrams To Strengthen Communication and Connection In Your Relationships

Communication is key to any relationship. Without communication, we are unable to connect as human beings. According to Tony Robbins, love and …

How to Make the Perfect Boiled Egg Every Time

Looking for single-serving protein bites? No need to rely on pre-packaged bars or protein-powder energy balls. Nature already has what you need: …

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

We Tried Every Possible Way to Deseed a Pomegranate. Here's the Best

What is it about deseeding a pomegranate that feels like a puzzle game à la Bejeweled? (Gotta release all those little gems!) Despite trying various …