Kresimir Dominkovic

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Anyone Can Meditate. Here's How

With so much information out there about the benefits of meditation and tips for how to do it, it can feel like you’re staring out at the endless toothpaste aisle in the pharmacy: Too many choices and no idea where to begin.<p>Ultimately, all of the articles, expert insights and advice about …

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, Part 3: Acute Stress Buffers

This is blog three of the series to educate you about coping with stress to increase the quality of your mental and physical health. Please refer to the first blog for background information about stress and the brain and the second blog to review behaviors that reduce the response of the brain to …

Maria Popova on Writing, Workflow, and Workarounds

<i>“Why put in the effort to explain why it isn’t a fit, if they haven’t done the homework to determine if it is a fit?”</i> <i><br>– Maria Popova [1:23:00]</i><p><b>Maria</b> …

The Best Sleep Posture for You

Sleeping well is essential for your health—and the trick is getting into the ideal position<p>Most women have trouble scoring between the sheets—scoring ample shut-eye, that is. Nearly 80 percent have problems sleeping at least a few times a month, and 23 percent have issues almost every night, …

12 motivational movies to inspire you

Ever feel like you need a kick up the butt to get going? It's called being stuck in a rut, and let's face it, it happens to the most motivated of us! …

CNN/ORC poll: Most think Congress is worst in their lifetime

Eight weeks before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International poll shows that voters in key geographic regions favor Republican candidates heading into November, highlighting significant challenges for Democrats trying to protect half a dozen vulnerable Senate seats and ultimately control …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

How to give yourself one heck of a killer massage

No time to get a massage? Work out the knots on your own with these pointers.<p>"There are many self-care techniques you can try for relaxation or to soothe achy muscles," says Jennifer Durkin, a massage therapist at Soothe Massage Therapy in Worcester, Massachusetts. "And you don't need expensive …

Yoga

How To End An Anxiety Attack

<i>By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D.</i><p>When you're having a panic attack or anxiety attack, the symptoms -- chest pain, flushing skin, a racing heart and difficulty breathing -- can make you feel like you're going to faint, lose your mind or die. But the reality is, you won't. The …

How to Cook Oatmeal Perfectly Every Time

Say goodbye to oatmeal that's too watery, too dry—or anything but amazing.<p><i>WomensHealthMag.com is cooking up a new batch of oatmeal-related content every day this week! Here's the first installment in the series:</i><p>You know that oatmeal is one of the healthiest breakfasts out there. But all too often, …

The Secret of Waking Up Early

Early morning is the best time to do creative work, to exercise, to meditate and to get a head start on the proceedings of the day. You can get a lot done during those early hours because it's almost completely distraction-free time.<p>But still people don't make use of this wonderful time because …

Time Management

5 Easy Ways to Start the Day Right

Not everyone is a morning person. Yet if you want to breeze through your (great) day, it helps to start off with a streamlined, successful morning. Get your mind and body in a good place, and the world is your oyster. It’s only going up from here.<p><b>Plan the Night Before</b>If you want to greet the day …

HOUSE TOUR: The Most Perfect Farmhouse In The Hamptons

For a family's weekend retreat on eastern Long Island, designer Robert Stilin offers an elegant twist on the quintessential pleasures of life by the shore.<p>For a family's weekend retreat on eastern Long Island, designer Robert Stilin offers an elegant twist on the quintessential pleasures of life by …