Danielle Mintoor

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How To Shut Off Your Brain When You Just Can't Sleep

<i>By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com</i><p>As our societal demands get even greater with each passing year, we find that we are "on" 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This results in greater rates of insomnia, with more and more people reporting that they just can't turn off their brains …

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin N?

Researchers say nature could be the key to big mind-body benefits<p><b>Are You Getting Enough Vitamin N?</b>Growing up, Teresa Bruffey was passionate about nature—passionately against it. To the self-conscious Seattle teen, the outdoors seemed dirty, scary, and uncomfortable. When she did spend time in …

Ecology

Sweat to This Empowering 55-Minute Workout Playlist

Because who doesn’t want to walk out of the gym feeling pumped-up?<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Uplift Studios, located in New York City, shares one of its recent playlists.</i><p>Sometimes, it's kind of nice to be …

Music

The Secret That Helped One Celeb Trainer Lose 30 Pounds

And no, it's not some trendy Hollywood thing—it's way doable.<p>More proof that trying to lose weight and keep it off is a universal struggle: Even celebrity trainers—i.e., those who focus on diet and weight loss for a <i>living</i>—have their ups and downs. Over the weekend, Pilates-trainer-to-the-stars Kit …

Fitness

5 Ways Eating Cheese Can Help You Lose Weight

Because who doesn't love cheese?<p>It's no secret that cheese is pretty phenomenal. In fact, according to one survey, more people would give up oral sex than would give up cheese (that is, if they <i>had</i> to choose). If you're trying to drop pounds, then you probably expect a lot less cheese in your …

Nutrition

Whatsapp now has 500 million active users to offer its new social overlord

Some companies lose their following after an acquisition, but not Whatsapp -- apparently, its userbase just continued to grow after Facebook bought it for $19 billion. The FB-owned entity has revealed that it now has 500 million active users, up 50 million from the time the social network snapped …

Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster | Reuters

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal’s government decided on Wednesday to send a delegation of officials to the base camp of Mount Everest to cool anger among Sherpas over its response to last week’s deadly ice avalanche in which at least 13 guides were killed.<p>Family members comfort the daughter of Ankaji …