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This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …


4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

Johan Larson/Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Aug 27th, 2015 @ 8:41pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties …


The Ultimate Guide to the Eight Limbs of Yoga

The Eight Limbs of Yoga are the yogi's guide to living. From how to conduct yourself, to Asana practice, to the ultimate connection with the …

Meditation for Beginners

Something I’ve been meaning to talk about on Sugarlaws for quite a while: Meditation.<p>About six months ago, at Chad’s suggestion, I started meditating …


Meditate For 5 Minutes A Day: It Can Change Your Life

Five minutes a day can change your life. I know so many people who don’t meditate simply because they have no clue as to what meditation even means. …

Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance

There are 7 main energy centers in the body, known as chakras. Each chakra is located throughout our body so that it correlates to specific body …

Energy Meditation 101

Workshop<p>Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine<p><i>Jun 01 - Jun 08 2018</i>• <i><br>Rhinebeck, NY</i><p>Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and …


6 Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation

• Home<br>• Healthy Living<br>• 6 Effective, Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation<p>Life is filled with changes. Children go to college, parents age, illness …

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

Breathing Meditation 101

Workshop<p>Mindfulness Tools<p><i>Jul 15 - Jul 20 2018</i>• <i><br>Rhinebeck, NY</i><p>This workshop is also offered October 14-19. Are you ready to be proactive about your …

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 …


Of Course the Government Wants to Read Your Texts

Law enforcement will always seek more access. The rest of us have to push back.

Law Enforcement

16 Incredible Books You Definitely Shouldn't Miss This Summer

Here are the books you'll want to have read come fall.

7 Things that Affect Your Weight According to Chinese Medicine

Where has my waist gone? I zip up my jeans and where I used to have nice curves, I now have something akin to a small souffle above my waistband. I …


16 Unexpected Ways To Use Coconut Oil

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market</i><p>Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know -- and it's more than a flash in the pan.<p>A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medium-chain triglycerides …

Skin Care

Why Narcissists Will Live Long if They Avoid Risky Business

If you’re shopping for a personality disorder to call your own, you might want to avoid becoming a narcissist. It’s true that you’ll be confident, …

Holistic Medicine

16 Horrifying Vintage Sex Toys

Guaranteed to cure your female hysteria.

Common Cold

Gemini (feat. George Maple)

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The International Olympic Committee granted the German capital the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.<p>By the time the games rolled around, the oppressive Nuremberg laws were in effect, and the Olympic flag hung alongside banners bearing the swastika.<p>Today, the 1936 …

Olympic Village

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

West Africa

Yule Log

5-Minute Braid: DIY Cara D’s Side Braid for Your Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again when all the holiday parties seem to just sneak up on you out of nowhere. But that doesn’t mean you should stress out over doing your hair, even if you are running late to your office white elephant exchange. Remember: photos from the night are bound to be all over …


How to Look Sexy in an Ugly Christmas Sweater

When all you want for to not look like your party outfit is something your dog knit for you.<p>If you have an ugly-sweater party on the schedule this month, step away from grandma's holiday gift—we've got you covered. Here are seven not-so-ugly ugly sweaters (and some awesomely simple …

10 Christmas Cookies You Should Try this Holiday Season!

Christmas is coming and for many, Christmas means COOKIES. Whether you participate in cookie exchange, give cookies to neighbors or just eat them yourselves, cookies make people feel festive. Pull out a plate of homemade cookies at a Christmas party or when a friend stops by for coffee and you will …


6 Tasty Advent Calendars for Grown-Ups

Jet Tila joins the upcoming season as the show returns to its original format.<p>Dogfish Head, Cigar City, and Funky Buddha have all donated bottles to …

10 Adorable DIY Ornaments For Your Holiday Tree

Make your tree the envy of all the other foliage.

20 DIYs for an Instagram-Worthy Holiday Table

Ah, the holiday dinner table. It’s a marriage of two things we adore here at Brit + Co — scrumptious holiday recipes and beautiful tabletop decor. We believe the best way to make our tablescape memorable is to add a custom touch (or three!). So we’ve gathered 20 of our best B+C DIYs for a festive …


Eleven Reads That Will Keep You Up At Night

Taking readers from the ninth circle of hell to prom night at Thomas Ewen Consolidated High School, these books are scarier than bar close on Halloween night. Sleep tight!


7 Healthy Foods That Are Dangerous If You Eat Too Much of Them

<b>Canned Tuna</b><br>This easy-to-prep, low-cal fish is a healthy salad or sandwich go-to. However, eating too much of it can result in dangerous mercury levels since tuna is higher in mercury than many other fish. Excessive mercury intake can lead to vision problems, impaired hearing and speech, lack of …