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Osho Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Calming Your Mind and Reducing Stress

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from …

Top Summertime Getaways for Families on the West Coast

From the picturesque beaches of California to the coastal breezes of Oregon and Washington's Puget Sound, summers on the West Coast are marked by …

The Secrets of the Pelvic Floor | Goop

If you’ve never had your pelvic floor released, consider hunting down an integrative structural specialist: It’s a weird sensation, for sure, and …

Yoga

An Excellent, One-pan, Protein-packed Power Pasta Recipe

One-pot meals are the savior of weeknight cooking, and this pasta is one of my go-tos. It's pasta and lentils simmered in crushed tomatoes, finished …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

The simple morning trick that puts this spiritual leader in an amazing mood

It’s hard to feel invincible first thing in the morning—say, if you roll out of bed already exhausted, are running late, or the view outside (dark …

Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books

Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama.<p>Last Friday, seven days before his departure from the White House, Mr. Obama sat down in the Oval Office and talked about the …

Obama surprises Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

By Greg Jaffe<p>Greg Jaffe<p>National security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to a shocked Vice President Biden on Thursday at the White House.<p>Biden and the president had gathered with others for what the White House …

Joe Biden

Text of Meryl Streep's Cecil B. DeMille Award speech

The text of Meryl Streep's speech at the Golden Globes after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, according to a transcript provided by Hollywood …

LGBTQ Community Views Obama as Staunch Ally

OUT Politics and Policy<p>It was a new look for the White House, bathed in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage nationwide.<p>President Barack Obama, who was inside, felt the glow on that June night in 2015.<p>"To see people gathered in the evening outside on a …

The 10 Most Inspiring Quotes from Michelle Obama's Final Speech as First Lady

"Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I've made you proud."<p>This morning, Michelle Obama delivered her final public speech as First Lady of the United States.<p>Obama spoke at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Event—which she organized in 2015 as a part of her …

Michelle Obama in final speech: 'I hope I've made you proud'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michelle Obama gave her final White House remarks in an emotional speech Friday, thanking her supporters and saying, "being your first lady has been the greatest honor of my life and I hope I've made you proud."<p>"I want our young people to know that they matter, that they belong," Obama …

'Merry Christmas Everybody': Obamas Share Final Holiday Address

Barack Obama<p>President Barack Obama and the first lady shared a bittersweet goodbye — and a few laughs — in their final Christmas video message to the country released Saturday.<p>There was even a throwback when Michelle Obama introduced a clip of their first Christmas address in 2009, when the …

Barack Obama

Obama's exit interview: I could've won again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arguing that Americans still subscribe to his vision of progressive change, President Barack Obama asserted in an interview recently he could have succeeded in this year's election if he was eligible to run.<p>"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that if I had run again and …

32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

Tofu Recipes

Tofu is amazingly versatile and adaptable. It absorbs the flavors of the ingredients it’s paired with and works in a variety of cooking methods. It …

Life Advice from Roald Dahl in 10 Scrumdiddlyumptious Quotes

Roald Dahl wasn’t shy about moralizing in his works for children. What is <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i> but a parade of examples <i>not</i> to follow — set to verse, no less?<p>A few decades may have passed, but the potency of Dahl’s wisdom hasn’t deteriorated one jot. All that life advice you failed to …

Roald Dahl

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Shares Her Tips for a Long, Happy Life

Tao Porchon-Lynch is 99 years old, and she’s still practices – and teaches! – yoga regularly.<p>So what’s her secret to staying happy and active?<p>“Every …

Best Life Quotes By Famous People & Inspiring Figures

Quotes are very powerful and life quotes that will change how you live forever. Maybe, the most thing about quotes is that they give you a …

Motivation

17 Totally Easy Ways To Sneak Protein Into Every Meal

Get your grams in, one whey or the other.

The Best Way to Fall Asleep Fast

Few things are more frustrating than lying in bed tired but completely unable to fall asleep. You're thinking about all the things you have to do the …

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress and Loosen Up Your Shoulders

Fredy Soberanis<p>Dolphin at Wall<p>Place forearms on the wall parallel to one another below shoulder height, fingertips up, keeping elbows shoulder …

5 Yoga Poses That Come With Serious Beauty Benefits

<i>Ready to do something new with your look? All month long we're asking our 25 favorite influencers to share their 25 best beauty ideas for spring. Look out for the 25x25 logo here on Lipstick and on our social channels—@get_lipstick on Instagram and @glamourmag on Snapchat—for exclusive tips,</i> …

Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

A 4-Minute Yoga Sequence To Jumpstart Digestion

<i>Amy Shah, MD, an Ivy League-trained, double board certified physician, is one of the few doctors who masterfully integrates mainstream medicine with</i> …