Gina Lewis

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Don’t be the sad person who makes mug cakes from a mix

I don’t know whether to praise or curse whoever created the mug cake. The dorm room special soon trickled down to middle-schoolers through Wengie …

Dessert

How to Feel Less Lonely in the World: 8 Steps to Reconnect with Your Heart

Isn’t it interesting how, in a sea full of souls, more and more people feel alone, isolated, disconnected from one another and disconnected […]The …

Spirituality

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Whole Grain

Are you as fit as you should be for your age? Pass this simple test

At the other end of the age-spectrum, those over 55 years tend to spend more time working up a sweat, exercising for around 4.8 hours a week compared …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How Anyone Can Use Hypnosis to Become Unstuck

We often forget that we’re in charge of our thoughts—even the habitual patterns that drive us nuts and drag us down are ultimately our doing. …

Mindfulness

​I Didn’t Say a Single Word For 10 Days—Here’s What I Learned | Men’s Health

When I arrived in Myanmar the only thing I knew about Vipassana meditation was that it was spelled with two s's and that it lasted 10 days. I had some experience with meditation from my time living in Japan but had never meditated longer than, oh I don’t know, maybe 60 minutes in one go.<p>That was …

The Truth About Love

The truth about love is you can’t ignore it. I know this because I’ve tried myself. I’m not just talking about romantic love; I’m talking about these …

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Letting Go Meditation: A Subconscious Journey into Sleep

Letting go of negative thoughts, feelings, and emotions is the surest way to reconnect with your inner peace and create your life from a place […]The …

Meditation

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

The Best Overnight Oats Recipes

If you’ve been looking for a way to make your mornings feel a little less chaotic, you’ve stumbled upon the right place. We have overnight oats recipes for you, which are just the simple meal you need to make mornings go more smoothly.<p>You see, making breakfast during a hurried morning just doesn’t …

Breakfast

Fit in 4: The 5-minute Pilates routine that carves your core

This is the perfect way to tone up.<p>Pilates is often seen as a soft option when you fancy taking it a bit easy but you’d be surprised at how effective …

How to Measure Your Bra Size

Wearing the wrong bra size can ruin an otherwise flawless outfit. These step-by-step measuring instructions will ensure a perfect fit.<p><b>Are you wearing</b> …

Clothing

Why Everything You Thought You Knew About Skincare Is Wrong, According To Drunk Elephant Founder, Tiffany Masterson

In 2009, Texas-based stay-at-home mom Tiffany Masterson began working for a cosmetics company selling an imported facial bar that completely changed her skin. “I thought the bar was magic,” Masterson explains over the phone from Drunk Elephant's headquarters in Houston, Texas. “But it turned out it …

Skin Care

I took the Dalai Lama to a ski resort and he told me the meaning of life

I had become friendly with a group of Tibetan exiles who lived in a compound on Canyon Road, where they ran a business selling Tibetan rugs, jewelry, and religious items. The Tibetans had settled in Santa Fe because its mountains, adobe buildings, and high-altitude environment reminded them of home.<p>…

Hinduism

Pet-Directed Speech May Convey Intentions In Subtle Ways

You know that voice we tend to use when speaking to babies?<p>It's a sing-song voice, one with higher pitch, shorter phrases with simpler grammar, slower speech rate, more repetitions, and greater contrast in our vowels. It's called "motherese" or, more accurately, IDS (for infant-directed speech).<p>We …

Pets

5 Ways to Attract Synchronicity

Do you believe in coincidences? Ever thought about someone, and then they call you? That’s synchronicity, and you can utilise it to your advantage.

How to Reduce Stress Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

Military

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Why I run: ‘It’s painful, repetitive, boring. And afterwards, you’re fully alive’<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all …

Exercise

How to Disarm Your Biggest Critic

Some years ago I was teaching a course in a hospital in Sheffield, England. There was a psychiatrist in the course who was in his fifties and who, …

Mindfulness

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

Diabetes

Learn How to Cook Absolutely Everything You Eat from Scratch

Real food tastes better, costs less and usually doesn't take any longer to make. Learn how to cook virtually everything your family eats from …

7 Egg Recipes For Advanced Egg-perts

This will be the year you can cook perfectly poached eggs. It'll be the time you finally bake up a billowing soufflé and possibly whip up a fluffy batch of egg clouds. Yes, all of these egg recipes are for the advanced cook who needs a challenge in the breakfast department.

A Zen master reveals the real secret to inner peace and lasting happiness (without any BS)

“What do I want from life” is a question we’ve all asked ourselves. Undoubtedly, our answer is always,”Well…I want to be happy.”<p>And if we look at our …

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

Running

Lose 10 Pounds With Our No-Deprivation Diet

Try this simple menu of delicious, filling meal options that boost energy and trigger weight loss.

Healthy Eating

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Breadcrumbing: The dating tactic only slightly better than ghosting

In the headache-inducing world of modern dating, a group straddles the gap between the borderline stalkers, the illusive ghosters and the tech-savvy …

Relationships

How living with an open heart creates hope

When I read James Doty’s New York Times bestseller, <i>Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain</i>, I was thoroughly enchanted. His story inspired me to believe that my future could be brighter than I can currently imagine.<p>Doty is a medical doctor and a clinical …

Spirituality