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Ingredients:<p>1 bunch kale, stemmed and finely chopped<br>• 2 cups grated carrots<br>• 1/2 avocado<br>• 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice<br>• 2 …

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It’s the time of year when a lot of us are looking to upgrade our diets, and resolving to eat more vegetables is at the top of many a list. The good …

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60 seconds with the wearable that might save your back

This Insert Coin contender could well cure what we call "Engadget back": the slightly unappealing hunch that some editors (read: this editor) descend into after typing away at one too many articles or trade shows. The Upright sticks (through a hypoallergenic adhesive strip) to the small of your …

The 9 Best Boredom Snacks to Satisfy Every Craving

Because mindless eating isn't *the best,* but totally we do it anyway.<p>No, boredom eating is <i>not</i> the best practice—any nutritionist will tell you that mindlessly snacking is a one-way ticket to a wider waistline. But sometimes the afternoon munchies come a'knocking—and when they do, it's often not …

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Why a Drugstore Body Cream May Be the Ultimate Smooth Skin Secret

About five years ago, while interviewing the chief of dermatology at a well-known hospital for <i>Vogue</i>, I acquired a truly genius skin secret: In her opinion, the absolute best solution for dry, flaky, irritated elbows, knees, and legs was the $14 drugstore staple known as Lac-Hydrin—a thick, …

4 Must-Have Hair Brushes

You wouldn't use your eye-shadow brush to apply bronzer, so why use the same hairbrush to detangle, blow-dry, and perfect your strands? Update your kit with our favorites.<p>You wouldn't use your eye-shadow brush to apply bronzer, so why use the same hairbrush to detangle, blow-dry, and perfect your …

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10 Best Apps to Train Your Brain

Photo: Pond5<p>Whether it’s to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But …

The Brain

Apple iOS 8 arrives Wednesday, replacing iOS 7

IPhone and iPad enthusiasts, contain yourselves: iOS 8 is ready for download Wednesday.<p>Apple will release the next iteration of the operating system for the iPhone 4S or newer, the iPad 2 or newer, the iPad Mini, the iPad Air and the iPod Touch 5.<p>Though not as dizzying as last year's upgrade to …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

How to keep all your private photos off iCloud

How do you keep your personal, intimate photos away from leaks and hacks? Don't leave them online!You don't have to be a celebrity to be concerned …

Family Business

Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

One of the best things about Mac OS is the number of keyboard shortcuts it supports. Keyboard shortcuts are great because you can perform a function …

The Floyd Leg

by Emily Bihl<p>Furnishing a new home can be a daunting task for anyone, but for those who tend to regularly relocate, it's an even greater challenge. Furniture shopping oftentimes inspires a special blend of dread and guilt at the thought of having to transport new purchases, or leave them behind. …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

The Easy Way to Meditate for Health and Wealth

Jeffrey Green, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>A simple 10-minute-per-day meditation method to achieve your dreams</b><p>Are you interested in meditation but aren’t …

Bless

Wishing well?<p>The Practice:<p>Bless.<p>Why?<p>Lately, I've been wondering what would be on my personal list of top five practices (all tied for first place). You might ask yourself the same question, knowing that you can cluster related practices under a single umbrella, your list may differ from mine and …

Our 100 Days of Lovingkindness posts

Starting April 12, 2013, Wildmind began a project called <i>100 Days of Lovingkindness</i>. The intention was to focus our attention on the important set of …

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15 Meditation Books For Beginners Recommended By Buddhist Teachers

Meditation is everywhere. From the baby room to the board room, everyone recommends meditation to help focus, calm, and restore the mind, body and spirit.<p>But how does one meditate? What resources are out there to help beginners to start a sustainable meditation practice?<p>While there are many …

No Time? No Problem -- Try Meditation on the Go

Daily stresses, as trivial as being stuck in traffic, were getting the best of me. Some days felt like a series of negative emotions: impatience, irritability, and anxiety. Living like this was exhausting and affecting my loved ones. I knew that I would benefit from meditation, but I couldn't …

How to Get Perfect Skin from Head to Toe

The body's largest organ is a miraculous piece of machinery—and with our state-of-the-art troubleshooting techniques, it can be truly …

One Breath at a Time

<b>Are you breathing? The Practice: One breath at a time. Why?</b><p><i>If for you the breath is associated with trauma and discomfort, you probably shouldn't try this practice in its form below. But you might adapt it to something that is more nurturing for you, such as a saying or image.</i><p>Breathing brings you …

6 Quotes That Define "What is Love?"

It’s the defining quality of the universe. It’s the elusive dream. It’s our life blood. It’s…, well the definition changes with every person you ask, …

4 Ways to Live a More Meaningful and Simple Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us read tons of information on how to live a more simple and happier life… finding happiness and connecting with our higher self to uncover …

Happiness

Flying Over the Grand Canyon

While the government shutdown turned the South Rim into a bit of a ghost town, I still managed <i>to see</i> the Grand Canyon by flying over it, twice. Luckily, the airplane and helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon continued to run, allowing me the chance to really take in the full breadth of America’s …