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They Call It, "The Remedy For Everything But Death"

This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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Everyone We Meet Is Simply a Mirror

I recently watched a lecture by Gabrielle Bernstein called, "Meaning is the New Money." It was a fabulous panel discussion about how to make money doing good in the world. While she talked about many inspiring and important elements, the thing that stood out to me the most was this:<p><i>The outside</i> …

What Chocolate Can Do For You

By Jena Pincott<p>Katharine Hepburn reportedly said of herself, "What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.” Inspired, we broke that down into hours, weeks, months and years. Here’s what a fix can do….<p><b>Within 90 minutes…your neurons are humming.</b><p>One way in which …

7 Ways You’re Brushing Your Hair Wrong

PLUS: How to tweak your technique for healthier hair<p><i>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover</i><p>Whenever we’re faced with a hair problem—whether it be static, grease, limpness—we tend to switch our shampoos, styling products, even the way we blow dry or straighten our hair. But the real trick may be …

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12 Tools For More Mindful Living

Living a more mindful life is worth the effort, but remembering to focus and keep your mind in the moment is difficult. Here is a toolset designed to help you achieve your goals.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 11 New Years resolutions you can actually keep in 2014. For the full list,</i> …

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Last fall I was in Kansas for Craft Weekend….well for the day leading up to Craft Weekend. I got to do a little shopping with Megan & Becky and found …

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

10 Things Tough Minds Don’t Do

Success isn’t simply a matter of rearranging files and appointments. It’s about mental strength. From letting go of control to taking smart risks, here are 10 things tough minds have mastered.<p>Many of us spend a lot of time trying to boost productivity by clearing off our desks, walking while we …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

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Who Needs a Yoga Studio? 5 Key Pointers to Practice Yoga All By Yourself

You don't need to belong to a yoga studio to reap the awesome rewards of a dedicated yoga practice. Here’s how to find your own way<p>Here's a secret: it's hard for everyone to establish a home yoga practice—even for me! We become reliant on the guidance and voice of a knowledgeable teacher to lead us …

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5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

The best career advice you’ll never hear in a graduation speech

“Follow your passion” is the stupidest career advice I’ve ever heard. Why? Because my passion in life is for singing bad karaoke. My friend Dodgy Dave’s passion is for dealing crack cocaine. Some of my friends have many passions. Most of my friends have none.<p>“Do what you’re good at” is better, but …

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5 Golden Rules of Kitchen Organization

Store things where you use them. Pots and pans are best kept near the range or cooktop; mixing bowls near the countertop you use for food preparation; plates, glasses, and flatware near the dishwasher.

9 Ideas For Chalkboard Painted Walls - Celebrations at Home

Shares 17K<p>Because I know we needed one more chalkboard post….<p>I’m in love with all the ideas for adding a <b>chalkboard WALL</b> to your home. I’m planning to …

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Following Your Internal Compass and Making Your Own Decisions

<b>“Believe nothing no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense.”</b> …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

Satisficing: How to Reach Your Best by Not Giving a Damn

By Emilia Lahti | Nov 19, 2013<p>Synopsis<p>Check yourself before you wreck yourself - aim to 'satisfice' to make sure your nervous system works for you, …

19 Easy 100-Calorie Snacks

It happens: That midday (or midnight!) craving makes you reach for a quick snack that may end up skyrocketing your calorie count for the day. When …

Medicine Ball Ab Exercises - Become a Real Baller

Ab exercises are a dime a dozen but something more intense happens when you add even a little bit of weight to your boring ab routine. <i>Medicine ball</i> …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

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9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

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The No-Excuses, Anytime, Anywhere Workout

Celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire will give it to you straight. “If you can carry a 5-pound purse everyday, you can hold 5-pound weights,” she says as …

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