Elaine Torres

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20 Photography Tricks You Should Know Before Taking a Photo

Not pleased with the quality of your photos?That's actually a good thing...If you're unhappy with your images, that usually means that you've got the …

Photography Tips

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Consciousness

The yoga move that’ll make you cry

You’re on your mat flowing through your sun salutations, crushing chaturangas, and feeling blissed out by all the awesome vibes. But then, as your …

Surprise, surprise: your desk job is blocking your energy

In the millennial age where technology leapfrogs into the future, we tend to ignore the simple things and try to accomplish feats that are …

How To Do A Handstand When You're Terrified Of Going Upside-Down

There's a four-minute YouTube video floating around the internet, enticingly titled, "I LEARNED TO BACKFLIP IN UNDER 6 HOURS!!!" It's a compilation …

Yoga

CorePower Yoga Is Taking Over Boston

The studio is opening yet another location, this one in the Seaport.<p>By ·<p>CorePower Yoga/Photo provided<p>CorePower Yoga’s new Fenway location hasn’t even …

Stretch A Little Bit More…

I’m going to make a small confession — I can’t touch my toes in yoga yet. And I know I need to stretch some more, and then still some….but I’m …

Twelve causes and treatments of a swollen eyelid

A swollen eyelid is more than just a cosmetic annoyance. It can be terrifying, particularly if the swelling is severe enough to interfere with a …

The Art of Letting Go

<i>Alexis Novak is a yoga instructor, NASM-CPT, and mobility enthusiast. As a contributor for THE/THIRTY, Alexis will be sharing her knowledge of</i> …

Yoga

This Is Why Weed Gives You the Munchies

We don't need science to tell us that getting stoned and getting the munchies tend to go hand in hand—but a team of neuroscientists may have discovered the exact reason why weed can make you can tear through a pile of junk food.<p><b>This article originally appeared on MUNCHIES in February 2015.</b><p>If you've …

Have mind-blowing sex using techniques from this celeb-adored yoga style

Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Amanda Chantal Bacon are radiant proof of Kundalini yoga’s superpowers—and it’s no coincidence that they’re all …

Alicia Keys

What’s happening in your body during acupuncture?

Trials have shown mixed results, but a new study shows that something is happening when those needles go in<p>Thousands of years after acupuncture was invented, controversy remains over whether the Chinese traditional medicine technique works. While previous trials have shown mixed results, a new …

Research

5 brilliant rituals that successful people follow every day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p>What schedule do the pros use? What …

Trigger These 4 Key Brain Chemicals for Happier Workers

By focusing on employee perks and wellness programs on supporting healthy levels of these chemicals, you'll boost your team's creative energy and keep them happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to team motivation, there are myriad of articles out there …

Employment

You've Heard of Acupuncture, but Do You Actually Know How It Works?

Chances are, you've heard of acupuncture, and you've possibly even thought of trying it. But do you actually know how it works and what it does? It's purported as a drug-free solution to a laundry list of ailments, and for many people, that's exactly what it is. And while Western medicine is only …