Lisa Englant

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Meditation: It's Not What You Think - Mind & Life Institute Blog

When I explain to someone that I’m involved in research on meditation, it’s not uncommon for me to hear, “Oh, meditation—I tried that. I couldn’t do …

Easy Health Tips: The 101 Best Things to Do For Your Body!

Here are the most important things a woman can do to stay healthy<p>We called more than 70 top authorities on health and wellness, and asked each of them the same question: What are the most important things a woman can do to stay healthy?<p>After weeks of taking notes and poring over research, we’re …

Healthy Fresh Popsicle Recipes

These gourmet ice pops aren't just delish treats for hot summer days—they're also health food on a stick<p><b>Thai Iced Coffee</b><br>Antioxidant-packed java may help ward off diabetes and some forms of cancer--and keep your mind sharp. Adding cardamom to the grinds while brewing gives this cool dessert a spicy …

Cold Remedies: Never Get Sick Again

Five natural cures to boost your immune system<p>Women may have stronger immune systems than men do, according to the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, but we still get hit with an average of three colds a year. Defy those odds by building up your natural defenses.<p><b>Pop a Probiotic</b><br>The buzz …

How One Woman Lost 90 Pounds

Jen Tallman, 25, went from 265 lbs to 155 lbs. Here's how she did it<p><b>BEFORE</b> 265 lbs <b><br>AFTER</b> 155 lbs<p>Jen Tallman, now 25, used to start the day with two breakfast sandwiches, hash browns, and a cinnamon roll. At night, she turned to takeout, easily notching up 7,000 calories before bedtime. "I wasn't …

The Easiest Eye Makeup Ever

These long-lasting gel pencils make beautiful eye makeup a cinch<p>Today in awesome makeup news: It's now possible to get long-lasting, beautiful eye color in a flash—no eye shadow primer necessary. <b>CoverGirl Flamed Out Shadow Pencils</b> ($7.49, drugstores) offer a 2-in-1 gel shadow and eyeliner that has …

What You Need to Know About the New Opioid Guidelines

The FDA has new requirements for the companies that make opioids<p>You know that some prescription drugs come with serious potential risks. That includes prescription painkillers known as opioids (oxycodone, for example). This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new requirements …

Three Surprising Side Effects of OTC Pain Pills

Before you ease the ouch, beware of these side effects<p>Popping pain medicine? Watch out for these scary possibilities:<p><b>Ibuprofen</b><br>A recent study found that runners who took the drug before a marathon had a higher risk for heart problems, gastrointestinal cramping, and renal …

8 Tips for Beautiful Hands

Don't let ragged cuticles or cracked skin detract from your fabulous nail art

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …

Weekend Challenge: Alternating Dumbbell Bench Press

Boost your upper-body strength with this killer chest exercise<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already</i> …

Stress Relief: 10 Ways to Relieve Stress

Relaxation techniques: Learn how to relax and reduce stress<p>Summer used to signal a time for a well-deserved reprieve from life's rigors. Par for the season: lazy afternoons at the beach, abbreviated workdays, and long breaks away from the daily grind. This year, though, you might be working extra …

Self-improvement

Is This the Best Red Lipstick Ever?

Rihanna’s crazy popular lipstick for M·A·C’s could be the key to a perfect pout<p>Looking for a new go-to red lipstick? Look no further than superstar Rihanna’s spin on M·A·C’s ultra popular Ruby Woo. <b>RiRi Hearts</b> <b>M·A·C</b> <b>Lipstick in RiRi Woo</b> ($15, maccosmetics.com) may be the best red lipstick your pout …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated

Good Stress: There Is Such a Thing

How to handle stress so it works FOR you.<p>Here's a statement you never hear: "I'm so stressed out—it's awesome!" But the fact is, certain pressure-filled situations—say, the occasional public-speaking gig or cramming for an exam—can be good for your health. It's called "good stress."<p>"There are good …

6 Things Hairstylists Really Wish You Knew

<b>1. When you show up late, you're not just throwing off their schedule, you're compromising your cut.</b> The refinement of your cut happens in the last …

Hair

5-Ingredient Healthy Meals

You already have olive oil, salt and pepper—so just add a few more items and you've got a delicious (and nutritious) dinner.<p>The Better-for-You …

Healthy Eating

DIY Cereals That Taste Better Than Store-Bought

Attention, cereal addicts: These six just-sweet-enough bowls full of goodness are about to become your new favorites for breakfast (or whenever the …

Breakfast

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Cooking

Weight Loss Secrets from Around the World

We took a look at how other (slimmer) cultures eat and enjoy their food.<p>Brazil: They eat a superfood side dish almost every day.<p>India: Their curries …

Fitness

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes

End of the season and you're still left with a bumper crop of <i>green</i> tomatoes? Here are some simple suggestions for ripening them up, making use of …

Gardening