Elaine Lucero

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Why Italian Modernism Has Remained So Iconic

Giorgio Busnelli, CEO of chic furniture brand B&B Italia, explains the enduring appeal of a favorite style<p>While it's said that styles come and go, the midcentury-modern aesthetic has held strong through the years. Collectors still clamor for original pieces at auction, and the influence of the …

Sofa

17 Pies You'd Be Crazy Not to Try — Trust Us!

We're just going to say it: we wouldn't blame you if you decided to scratch dinner and just ate one of the 17 pies ahead — straight from the pan, standing up by the oven. No judging here, we've all done it before, and there's no doubt that once you see the recipes ahead, you'll be doing it again. …

I hypnotized myself with an app to eat more vegetables

It still feels rare to find someone who really believes in hypnotism. The practice, one with a deep history in psychotherapy, has been relegated to …

A “sound bath” provides many of meditation’s benefits, without the discipline

The benefits of meditation—increased focus and clarity, decreased anxiety, and a heightened capacity for empathy among them—hold obvious appeal. The thing is, sitting still with one’s thoughts, let alone transcending them, is actually really hard. Therein lies the appeal of one of the latest waves …

Ginger Chicken With Rice Noodles Recipe

<b>Prep Time:</b> 20 mins<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 12 mins<p><b>Total Time:</b> 32 mins<p><b>Servings:</b> 2<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons scallion(s) (green onions), finely chopped<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon …

A Healing Meditation

to the center of the Earth. As the Light pours in through the top of your head, watch the river of Light flow, gently carrying anything that is not …

The 100-Year-Old Carve-Up Bleeding the Middle East Today

Certain images will indelibly mark memories of this year and one will be the gut-wrenching video of a five-year-old pulled from rubble in Aleppo with …

Middle East

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

The Classic Author You *Need* to Read Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Sometimes, the sheer number of titles we have on our TBR list can overwhelm us to the point of indecision. While we <i>have</i> learned how to read more, the summer reading lists, must-read new adult books and body positive YA book lists make us feel like we can’t possibly pick our next summer read. The …

11 Personal Finance Books to Read this Summer

One of my favorite things about the summer is sitting by the pool or relaxing on a beach with a really good read. But, if you’re like me, you also …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

This One Easy Hike Near Denver Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

Echo Lake Park was acquired in 1920, spans over 616 acres, and is Denver's only subalpine park, resting at 10,600.'<p>The centerpiece is this 24-acre …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

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Establishing and Keeping Alpha Position

Below is a list of rules every dog owner should follow to ensure your dog knows his place in your human pack. If your dog guards his food or growls …

These 10 Luxury 'Glampgrounds' Near Denver Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience

The Forest Service rents out this incredible old fire tower atop Squaw Mountain at 11,486', where you can breathe in 360-degree views of surrounding …

11 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Colorado Should Take

A hike along the south side of Cheyenne Canyon may just be the perfect for a first timer -- not only is the scenery out of this world, but you can …

Hiking

These 12 Beautiful Byways In Colorado Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive

It doesn't get much more beautiful than Mount Evans, which not only boasts some of the most beautiful views in the state, but also the record for the …

Five Past Ten

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

How can we use our morning to put us on the good foot? To open us up to receive what comes and to welcome it with open arms, whatever it is? I have an idea how...<p>It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, …

Time Management

Iran’s Grim News from Syria

Iran is taking increasingly heavy casualties in Syria. A statement from the Revolutionary Guards announced on Saturday that thirteen of the corps’ élite forces were “martyred” in the escalating battle near Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, which has become the front line in the five-year civil war. …

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Intentionally Forgetting For A Spotless Mind

A new brain scanning study shows that people can intentionally forget past experiences by changing how they think about the context of those memories.<p>…

The Brain

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.<p>The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up …

Hubble Unveils Deepest View Of The Universe Ever

To see farther out into the Universe than ever before, you must gather the greatest amount of light possible.<p>The way to do that is:<p>go to space,<br>• with the largest telescope you can,<br>• and observe a clear patch of sky for as long as you can.<p>In 1995, Hubble imaged a dark region of space with few stars and …

Universe