Diane Ray

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15 Places You Must Eat Cake Before You Die

It's a London cake bucket list.

Dialogue amid more protests nationwide

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Black Lives Matter protests continued Monday, resulting in more arrests and meetings between officials, movement leaders and the public.<p>Atlanta police arrested protesters who were blocking traffic near the upscale Lenox Square mall in they city's Buckhead neighborhood.<p>Black Lives …

Law Enforcement

One Surprisingly Simple Rule that Will Change Your Life

You won’t see this as a news headline, but you should:SOCIETY IS SICK WITH THE DISEASE OF BUSYNESS!Being overbooked has somehow become a badge of …

Nursing

How to Stop Cravings for Sugar and Junk Food

Easy Tips to Stop Cravings for Sugar and Junk Food<p>Jesse Lane<p>Writer Read full profile<p>For most of us, the word “cravings” might seem innocent, …

Nutrition

Exercise for Beginners - How Do You Stay Motivated?

Motivation is the most important aspect of your workout and, as such, is usually the hardest thing to come by. It's not like you're just going to …

#MonthOfMindfulness Challenge Day 19 – Developing Mindfulness One Day at a Time

Grounding yourself in a present experience and appreciating life’s sensory richness through a meditation over an object supports mindful growth. …

Mindfulness

How Yoga Made Me Respect The Hell Out Of My Body

I can remember my 10-year-old self looking into a full-length mirror and thinking I was "bigger than the other girls." I wasn't. Yet an unhealthy …

One Hard Thing You Have to Do to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Think about the most common problems we deal with in our lives – from laziness to lack of exercise to unhealthy diets to procrastination, and so …

Diets

Taming My Inner Martha When I Long to Be a Mary

I thought resolving to pray like a rock star would be enough ...<p>My spiritual director often gives me a biblical passage to meditate upon for the …

Why Runners Should Train Like Yogis

Five lessons you can take from the mat to the road.<p>The first time I walked into the yoga studio, I wanted to leave. The lyrics from the <i>Sesame Street</i> song “One of These Things (is Not Like The Others)” swirled through my head. I clearly did not fit among the lithe yogis whose flexibility stretched …

Heavy Drinkers, Party Drinkers, and Ex-Drinkers Talk About Their Relationship with Booze

We asked a few of our friends and colleagues to share their thoughts on alcohol and the role its played in their lives.<p>Many of us spend January 1st thinking about alcohol. Often, that's because it's coming out of our noses, thickened by the half-digested pizza we picked up on the way back from our …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

Procrastination

11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

If You Don't Run But Want to, This Guide Is for You

Whether you're more used to the couch than the treadmill or you've been on a long running hiatus, use these tips to help you get started<p>Running is a …

Marathons

10 Ways To Have A Spiritually Refreshing New Year's

Here are some new ideas to mark the beginning of 2016.<p>For thousands of years, humans have marked the beginning of a new year with sacred festivals. January is named after the Roman god Janus, whose two faces looked to both the past and the future.<p>As you consider the many days ahead in 2016, take …

7 Apps That Are Basically a Personal Trainer on Your Phone

Thanks to delicious holiday recipes, this time of the year is often marked by lots of good eating. Gingerbread cookies by the dozen, turkey, hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows, eggnog, pumpkin pies and lots and lots of champagne in pretty glasses. Throw in a heap of Netflix and chillin’ (like …

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

We’ve all got our enemies; people who take pleasure in causing us pain and misery. Sometimes, the development of an enemy is due to certain …

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful

If who you are isn't who you'd like it to be, here are some helpful, worthwhile ways to steer yourself toward what is important.<p>Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who …

3 Ab Exercises That Give You More Definition In Less Time

With the side plank as your starting point, add movement and rotation to take it to the next level.<p>On the journey toward toned abs, crunches tend to be a workout staple. However, the side plank is a real powerhouse exercise, targeting deep abdominal muscles that other moves don't reach. The …