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How to Start Your Day in Holiness

We learn so much from our parents, good habits and bad. Maybe that’s why I’ve always been conflicted about waking up in the morning. On the one hand, …

Latina

How to Design a Simple Life

Last year, my family and I moved to a new house. Packing up six kids and two adults was a lot of work, even though we’ve been pursuing a simple …

The 10 Most Important Things to Simplify in Your Life

<i>“Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” —</i>Thomas à Kempis<p>Simplicity brings balance, …

Minimalism

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking."<p>That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to avoid.<p>There are …

These 18 YouTube Channels Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Wi-Fi don't fail me now.<p>You don't need a gym to get your fitness on — in most cases, all you need is WiFi and a bit of floor space. Here are some YouTube channels you might want to subscribe to for workouts, fitness tips, or just plain motivation to get your butt into gear. Get it!<p><b>Before you get</b> …

Exercise

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How to Do Burpies the Right Way | Men's Health

If you're looking for a full fat-burning exercise program, try The Anarchy Workout. One guy lost 18 pounds of pure fat in just 6 weeks!<p><b>Own the Movement Pattern</b><p>The burpee is so effective at burning fat because it’s challenging. It’s basically three movements woven together into one face-paced …

5 Easy Daily Habits that Manifest Profound Long-Term Changes

“What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.” – Gretchen RubinYou know the value of establishing sustainable habits.You’re …

Self-improvement

A Painting Within A Painting Being Painted By The Painter

Pope Francis' Letter on Beatification of Archbishop Óscar Romero

Pope Francis has said today’s beatification of Archbishop Óscar Romero is a “cause of great joy” and that his elevation to the altars is a call “to …

Can’t Kick a Bad Habit? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, “You teach how to create habits, but that’s not my …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

Eight things you can live without

Want to declutter your life? Start here<p>In 2009 I moved into a 200-square-foot cottage. The rent and location were awesome, but there was one problem. …

Everything I Own Fits in One Bag. Here's How (and Why)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>About two to three years ago, I decided I wanted to start to declutter my life gradually. I went from one backpack and a carry-on bag to just one backpack. I count the following things as my belongings at this point:<p>6 T-shirts<br>• 2 sweaters, 2 hoodies<br>• 1 …

10 Commandments for a Smart and Simple Life

My husband Thom and I have been on the path of simplifying our lives for several years. Every now and then we like to sit down and discuss ways we can better live that example. So while we don't consider ourselves experts on the subject, we do think it's helpful to list what we consider to be most …

The 3 Pillars of Fat Loss

<b>Anyone who ever tells you “this is what you should do one hundred percent of the time” when it comes to your training is trying to sell you …

3 Truths About Minimalism + The 30-Day Challenge to Get Started

On Saturday, I crossed the 8-month mark of my yearlong shopping ban. How I’m already two-thirds of the way through this thing is a little crazy to …

Minimalism

12 Daily Habits: The Art of Creating a Brand-New You

A few years ago, I wasn’t the person I wanted to be…I was prioritizing the wrong things, focused on accomplishments and not growing as a person. I …

What It Really Means to Be in the Present Moment

These days we often hear touted the importance of being in the present moment. We’re told that the “now” is all that exists and if we’re not here …

8 Daily Habits That Will Make 2015 Explosive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The new year is here and most entrepreneurs are looking at how they will raise their game in 2015. Many of you may want to ramp up your personal development and productivity to a whole new level to reach some major goals.<p>When it comes to …

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 …

Pope reportedly holds private audience with transgender man

Reported meeting takes place as Catholics hold high hopes that Francis will usher in bold reforms<p>Pope Francis met privately with a Spanish transgender man this weekend, according to new report featured in the Washington Blade.<p>Diego Neria Lejárraga told the Spanish newspaper Hoy that he and his …

Pope warns of globalization of indifference in Lenten message

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is inviting all believers to open their hearts to God and to overcome a “globalization of indifference” that is …

Pope Contraception Controversy: What Catholic Church Says About Responsible Sex

Pope Francis says Catholics shouldn't breed "like rabbits," but they also shouldn't use modern birth control. Francis gave his strongest defense of …

Pope Francis Greeted by Huge Crowds on Philippines Tour

Pope Francis

Best Weight Loss Tips from Diet Experts

Solicit the advice of a diet coach, researchers say, and you could drop up to 9 percent of your body weight in 24 weeks—an unusually big success for …

Nutrition

Pope Francis canonizes Sri Lanka's first saint, Joseph Vaz | DW | 14.01.2015

Amid tight security, people flocked to the seafront venue in the Sri Lankan capital on Wednesday by bus and rail.<p>Worshippers had begun lining up on …

Pope arrives in Sri Lanka at start of Asian tour

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka at the start of a week-long Asian tour, saying the island nation can not fully heal from a quarter-century of ethnic warfare without pursuing the truth about the injustices that were committed.<p>While Francis didn’t specifically …

Asia