Donna Castro

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11 Tiny Things To Do That Take Less Than 1 Minute & Can Change Your Entire Day In Huge Ways

I've often found that the things that make the biggest difference in my daily life are the ones that require the smallest actual adjustments. That's …

7 Tips for Achieving Your Goals From a Productivity Expert

The beginning of a new year is quickly approaching, which makes now the perfect time to take stock of your priorities and set goals for your future. …

New York City

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

10 of Our Best Tips for Meal Planning for One

Despite the fact that I am married, I find myself eating a lot of dinners alone. (This sentence sounds super sad, but I assure you that we have a …

8 Ways To Make Your Bed A Sleep Sanctuary

The bedroom is supposed to be the coziest and sleepiest room in our space, but it's so easy to let technology, work, food, and clutter slowly creep …

Dining Rooms

The Practice of One Thing at a Time

There’s a Japanese term, “ichigyo-zammai,” that basically means full concentration on a single act.<p>Sunryu Suzuki described this practice in his book, …

Try This Meditation Technique to Quiet Your Inner Critic Once and for All

Practicing lovingkindness can help you become kinder to yourself (and your enemies too). Here's how to get started.<p>Want to develop more kindness for …

Single Girls, Rejoice: 3 Healthy Egg Recipes You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Eggs are good in the morning, in the evening, and even in the afternoon. We Americans love them so much that we each consume about 255 eggs a year, …

This Doctor Specializes in Gut Health—Here's What He Eats in a Day

If you keep up with the health and wellness world, you've likely noticed the fixation on gut health and inflammation. In short, gut health is about …

15 Spicy, Fiery Noodle Bowls to March You to Spring

I know I shouldn't wish time away (Mom: If you're reading this, I've been listening to you all this time!), but I can't help but wish that March were, uh... over already? I'm ready for my toes to feel the fresh air again. (My legs, on the other hand, can wait.) And I'm ready for raw vegetables! I'm …

Curries

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

How to stop overthinking everything

Worrying too much? We spoke to a psychologist for advice on how to be positive and find perspective<p>Are you one of those people who obsesses over …

Mindfulness

5 Salad Bases That Last All Week in the Refrigerator

<i>This article originally appeared on TheKitchn.com.</i><p>If you’ve ever bought a big bag of mesclun greens with the hope that it will last all week in your …

16 Beautiful European Cities You Can Actually Afford to Visit Right Now

We're as guilty of it as anyone: trotting out every ridiculously cheap flight from New York or Boston or Atlanta to some cool-ass European capital or …

11+ of the best places to visit if you are traveling solo

Experienced independent travelers have the entire world as their playground, feeling completely at ease with visiting new destinations and meeting …

An Epic Adventure Bucket List to Complete This Summer

Can you complete them all?<p>There's nothing wrong with a summer spent at the beach. But if you want more than tan lines and sand-covered clothes, …

Extreme Sports

8 incredible food markets to visit in your lifetime

Take it from Hemingway: if you truly want to experience a destination, there's no more authentic place to start than in the life-affirming bustle of its food markets. Here, you'll find not only every kind of person—the salty fisherman bringing in today's catch, the mama buying for her family, the …

‘Throwaway ticketing,’ the controversial money-saving trick that airlines don’t want you to know about

The reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap Flights" is so good at it that he has planned a world trip that will take him more than 20,000 miles to 13 countries, all for free.<p>When Business Insider spoke with Keyes, he said one of his …