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Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Meditation

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do In Bed That'll Help You Sleep Like A Baby Tonight

You know when you're tired AF, but the minute you lie down, it feels like your brain decides to have an impromptu dance party to "Despacito"? Falling …

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

7 Desk Stretches to Ease a Tight Neck, Shoulders, and Wrists From Sitting All Day

Our bodies were made to move, which is why sitting for a good portion of your day—at a desk, behind the wheel, or plopped in front of the …

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

It's been saved almost 600,000 times.<p>When you think of slow cooker recipes you probably imagine pulled pork, stews and other kinds of soup, right? Turns out the most popular one on Pinterest right now isn't any of those things. In fact, it's something much closer to a dish you'd order at Chipotle — …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Jane Smiley Explores Ancient Ireland’s Mysterious Tombs

About a half-mile past the entrance to Newgrange, in the Valley of the Boyne, County Meath, Ireland, is a handmade sign with an arrow that reads “Irish crafts for sale.” I am, of course, fascinated by Newgrange, a Neolithic site that predates Stonehenge by a thousand years, but I can never pass up …

Archaeology

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

5 Yoga Poses That Will Get Rid Of Lower Back Pain — For Good

Whether your lower back pain stems from an injury or is simply caused by sitting too much, an aching back can put a serious cramp in your …

Yoga

You'll Feel So Much Better After This Restorative Wall Yoga Sequence

If you've never used a wall to do yoga, this is a perfect calming, beginner-friendly sequence. Do this 11-pose sequence to help you wake up in the morning, to wind down in the evening, after an intense workout (these are great stretches for your hips, lower back, and hamstrings), or if you're new …

Yoga

Hiring a DNA Testing Company Genealogy

<i>Hiring a Professional Researcher Hiring a DNA Testing Company</i><p>DNA testing has become an accepted tool for identifying ancestors and for verifying …

Genealogy

Finding More Cousins Using an Ancestry Member Tree

I received a new AncestryDNA Circle recently - for my 4th great-grandfather Aaron Smith (1765-1841). There were two others in this circle, so I could …

Genealogy

5 Simple Ways to Add Details to Your Family Story

If you’ve ever tried to write a family story based only on the information you can find in a family group sheet or pedigree chart, you know that the …

Genealogy

Scots-Irish were Presbyterians by Covenant and by Law

As savvy researchers, you already know that the term <b>Scots-Irish</b> <b>(Scotch-Irish</b> used by many people) is an American designation. Before they arrived …

British Isles and the Irish Sea–a Comparison Map

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The Advanced Piriformis Stretch Is a Great Hip Opener

The piriformis muscle is a deep muscle located beneath the gluteal (butt) muscles that play a surprisingly important role in hip flexibility and …

Pain

Gardening for beginners: the cheat’s guide to herbaceous borders

The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for cutting rubbed along with vegetables, but the herbaceous border …

Gardening

Prevent back pain like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you've experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It's one of the most common reasons for missing work, and according to a report recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 80% of us …

Pain

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way to relieve stress, but yoga is different from spinning class or a gym …