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HERE 15 BEST HIKES IN ZION NATIONAL PARK UTAH

Zion National Park is great to drive through. There are tons of pull offs with short, easy hikes for the whole family. We’re not hardcore hikers, and …

Adventure Travel

Wanderlust - Hiking on Legendary Trails

Last year I wrote and co-edited a book by the name of <i>Wanderlust – Hiking on Legendary Trails</i>. In a nutshell, it’s a 256 page coffee table book that …

Adventure Travel

The 50 Best Trails in the U.S.

<i>Men's Journal</i> has returned with yet another impressive list today, this time dealing the 50 best trails in the U.S. As the intro to the story says, …

Hiking

What Scientists Learned About Fathers in 2017

Dads continue to play a vital and unique part in raising healthy, social kids who don't grow up too fast.<p>By<p>Despite many decades of research being …

Top 20 Reasons Why Moringa Is Amazing For Your Health

If you are looking for a miraculous plant that is versatile in its medicinal use and a perfect health booster, then you are at the right address! The …

5 Classic Design Rules Absolutely Never to Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

Home Decorating

The 5 Areas Of Your Life You Should Review Before January 2018

Every year, these are the aspects of life you should review.<p>Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to</i> …

Why you should let your mind wander

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let's …

These Are 10 Of The Most Productive Vegetables To Grow In Pots

Successfully cultivating dinner-table vegetables in containers is always possible, but there are some that are ‘superstars’ in pots, since they grow …

The Biggest Thing That Will Happen To Your Career In 2018, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

As weird as it seems, the end of 2017 is right around the corner. After a tough year, I think we're all hoping for a bit of a break in 2018, not only …

Zodiac

Six apps to help you take it easy in 2018, for mindfulness, meditation and relaxation

There's nothing like the Christmas break to relax and unwind from the daily stresses of life. If only that feeling could last a little longer, …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2018

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Self Care<p>Self Love Resolutions<p>9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2018<p>Shares<p>With a new year come new pressures, and you won't need to …

The 4 Phrases Happy Couples Use To Squash Fights Before They Start

The key to a better bond is knowing exactly what to say.<p>Communication, communication, communication—yeah, yeah, yeah. You've heard it's the key to a closer bond and all that. But before your eyes glaze over, know this: It's also the number one predictor of relationship satisfaction, per a 2016 …

16 Tiny Habits That Might Just Change Your Life In 2018

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

10 REASONS WHY MOST MEN SIMPLE CANNOT HANDLE AN EMPATH

An empath is described as a person who has the ability to fully comprehend other people`s emotions. A woman who loves unconditionally or woman who …

The Top 52 Hiker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

1. BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR<p>Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when …

Neuroscientists Say This Tool is the Secret to Persuasion

Thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques, we've learned more about persuasion than we've ever known.<p>Although I've studied persuasion for 25 years, the last ten years has seen an explosion in research, thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques. We've discovered more in the last decade about …

The Brain

How To Meditate Like a Pro: Beginners’ Guide to Meditation

5Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>Let me guess. You keep hearing about this “meditation” thing but don’t know where to start.<p>Say no more.<p>With this mini-guide, …

Meditation

13 Fathers Of Daughters On The Best Part Of Being A ‘Girl Dad’

"Little girls can be as gross, dirty and tough as any boy has ever been."<p>Lots of women proudly identify as “boy moms,” but less often do you hear about a “girl dad.”<p>Girl dads are the fathers of daughters ― the ones who are pros at doing hair in front of the mirror, or taking the extra seat at …

14 things that guests hate when they visit your home

We all invite people over to our houses occasionally and we want them to have the best experience when visiting. We try and make our guests feel as …

Interior Design

New IKEA Hacks That Will Change Your Life

When we need furniture, and we need it fast, there's no better place to go than IKEA. Its flat-pack system guarantees you can grab and go with …

How Lucid Dreaming Can Improve Your Motor Skills

Mental training is arguably as important as physical fitness. That argument is gaining strength as a growing body of literature unravels the …

Three Tips for Raising Resilient Teens

The school year is well underway. As October unfolds, you may find yourself already embroiled in a frenzy scheduling, activities, and demands, …

Parenting

7 Qualities of a Conscious, Loving Relationship

Over the past decade, between the two of us, Angel and I have read hundreds of books on relationships, coached hundreds of students who were …

Relationships

Does Your Partner Often Get Angry and Shut Down Emotionally?

<b>“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~Carl Jung</b><p>Three years ago I was on top of the world …

The New Focus on Children's Mental Health

Most teachers don’t feel equipped to meet their students’ emotional needs, but some programs are working to change that.<p><i>This is the first in a three-part series about the relationship between education and mental health.</i><p>Across the United States, up to one in five children suffers from a mental …

Mental Health