Emily Hawkins

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This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

5 One-Minute Meditations to Help You Achieve Peace of Mind

"People think the holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but for many of us, it's stressapalooza," says Dean Sluyter, who has …

Exercising more but still gaining weight? Take this quiz

You're running on the treadmill, hitting up every HIIT class on your gym's schedule, and strength training more than you ever thought possible. But your scale hasn't gotten the memo. What gives? This five-question quiz will help you pinpoint your problem — and get your weight moving in the right …

Fitness

10 completely legitimate lost pages from Charles Darwin's seminal journals

Charles Darwin famously kept a journal that held his notes, sketches and details of his personal life. Much of the important work recorded in his …

Drawing

Why Losing Weight Is So Hard for Some People

A new study shows people’s bodies react to the same foods in very different ways, adding to a growing body of research that suggests people may be …

12 Tips For Training Like An Army Soldier

With a little hard work, you too can make the cut. Find out more at goarmy.com.<p>Consult with a medical professional to decide what exercise is safe and healthy for you.

Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Recent research finds that not only do these supplements most likely <i>not</i> help you slim down, bulk up, or get more energized — they're also harmful.<p>A large October study from the federal government linked supplements — sold under brand names like Hydroxycut and Xenadrine — with 20,000 ER …

Powerful Photos Show What Life Is Like For A Homeless 3-Year-Old In Hawaii

A new documentary film reveals the daily struggles of a family living in a homeless encampment in Honolulu.<p>A forthcoming documentary follows the lives of a homeless family over the course of a year as they struggle to survive on the streets of Honolulu, Hawaii.<p>Tracy and Tabatha Martin, and their …

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

From the weather to your lifestyle habits.<p>For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren’t the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related mental health condition that waxes and wanes depending on the time …

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 …

The 37 Funniest Jimmy Kimmel Videos Ever

From Fake Drake to Mean Tweets and the best Lie Witness News in between.<p>Happy birthday, Jimmy Kimmel!<p>The late night funnyman turns 48 today, Friday the 13th, so naturally we're celebrating by rounding up his most clever sketches and hilarious pranks. Be ready to LOL for hours.<p>I Told My Kids I Ate …

9 Ways To Create A Life You Admire

I meet a lot of brilliant women who are dedicated and talented in their professional careers. Sadly, when it comes to their personal lives, they find …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Presidential Candidates: Alter-Egos as Comic Characters

At the Republican CNBC presidential debates last month, the following exchange took place between moderator John Harwood and candidate Donald Trump:<p>HARWOOD: Mr. Trump, you've done very well in this campaign so far by promising to build a wall and make another country pay for it.TRUMP: …

The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

Create Your Own HIIT Workout

High-intensity workouts are popular for a reason: They work. So it’s not surprising that more and more CrossFit gyms—packed with shirtless men and …

These apps can help you meditate and find mindfulness in minutes - TODAY.com

Ommm! The thought of it certainly sounds daunting, but finding inner peace might not actually be as hard as it sounds.<p>Those of us who think getting our Zen on means we have to completely power down both ourselves and our devices and start saying "Namaste" are probably wrong. In fact, you might not …

Hilarious Park Rules Posted Online Go Viral

The list of comic conditions addresses park users, dog dress code and even music with an amusing slant<p><i>Imgur / obviousplant</i><p>A new set of park rules …

The Lost Factor in the Buddha's Path to Happiness

It would be easy to assume, given the ways Buddhist practice has been presented to its target market, that it revolves entirely around meditation: Health and well-being books, magazines and websites are lousy with images of smiling young women sitting blissfully on cushions, the sun dappling …

The deadliest war in North America's modern history started 105 years ago today

The revolution resulted in more than 1.5 million deaths. Hundreds of thousands of Mexican refugees fled to the US. A cascade of leaders rose to prominence — only to be assassinated. Peasant uprisings broke out throughout the country that was in a decade-long state of crisis.<p>At the heart of the …

Here's 7 great ways to exercise and help you lose weight this winter

Sprinting is better than jogging when it comes to shedding pounds, but there are other high-intensity workouts to help you burn calories fast, says …

22+ Funny Design Fails Show Why You Need A Designer

Designers deserve more credit than they sometimes get – they put up with a lot more nonsense from clients than we think, and they can prevent you …

UX Design

The Best Yoga Poses When You Feel Super Full

If you suffer from digestive issues, you’re not alone. An estimated 60 to 70 million people suffer from digestive diseases—from gallstones to chronic …

The ‘Squat Jackup’ May Be Your New Favorite Cardio Workout

This 3-exercise bodyweight flow will burn a ton of calories and help you get in great shape<p>Whether you’re stuck inside, you’re on the road, or you absolutely can’t stand pounding the pavement, you’ll love this no-run cardio complex.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director calls it the “squat jackup,” and it …

Exercise

Daily Meditation: Awakening From A Dream

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a love poem by Chilean Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda. "The Dream" reminds us that …