Holly Semelbauer

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Yoga and Meditation Can Actually Change Your Genes

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed …

Carrie Fisher's Brother Urges Kids to Get Help for Mental Illness and Learning Disorders: 'Use Her As Your Role Model'

Carrie Fisher’s brother is speaking out to kids about mental illness, using his sister’s battle with bipolar disorder as proof that treatment does …

Mental Health

This Dancing Vagina Can Teach Us All An Important Lesson About Consent

Consent does not have to be complicated.<p>That's the message <b>Project Consent</b> hopes to get across in a series of videos starring an animated vagina and penis and their friends, a laughing breast and eager hand.<p>In the video above, Project Consent breaks down the concept (spoiler: it's not that hard to …

7 Healthy Snacks That’ll Fill You Up Fast

Snacks are supposed to satisfy your hunger pains, but so many times it feels like they, well, don’t do anything at all. Raise your hands if cleaned …

10 Daily Affirmations That Will Boost Your Overall Health

Keeping your mind, body and soul in check isn’t always easy, but each requires TLC if we want overall good health.<p>The quotes ahead are little daily reminders that you already have the #MajorKey to success within you, in case you need the boost.

The 8 Best Self-Affirmations You Need to Go Into 2017 Stronger

After a rough 2016, we can all use a good <i>limpieza</i> of the mind, body and soul for the next year.<p>Start off 2017 with some light in your life. Ground yourself in positivity and confidence, and nothing can shake you. Ahead, here are some things to remind yourself when life gets tough.

Three Inventive Vegetarian Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again

The collective dream of amateur cooks, if you could argue that there even is one, may be creating a healthy, easy, and delicious meal. The trifecta, if you will, of any weeknight dinner. But for most mere mortals (read: excluding professional chefs), this concept can often prove to be somewhat …

5 Ways To Fall In Love With Yourself

Have you ever wondered why you keep dating the same type of person? Are you tired of feeling unloved, not good enough or under appreciated in every romantic relationship? Take a look within, and analyze whether that stems from a lack of self-love and self-worth.<p>Self-love is the best love, which is …

This Mom’s Going Viral For Her Real Talk About Living With Mental Illness

Living with mental illness is one of the hardest things in the world. Not only do you often feel like you’re alone (especially when you’re so depressed you can’t get out of bed), but the way others perceive you doesn’t match up with how you see yourself. That’s why Cierra Fortner, a Missouri mother …

California Man Cares for Ailing 89-Year-Old Neighbor and Best Friend in Her Final Days: 'Kindness Heals'

Best friends Chris Salvatore, 31, and Norma Cook, 89, are inseparable as Norma lives out her final days.<p>The dynamic duo are neighbors in West …

Divorce

5 Stars With A Learning Disability

According to <b>the National Center for Learning Disabilities</b>, a learning disability (LD) is a neurological disorder that can make it difficult to acquire certain academic and social skills.<p>For many stars, struggling with a learning difficulty -- such as <b>ADD</b>, <b>ADHD</b>, or <b>dyslexia</b> -- pushed them into pursuing …

Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the …

Cannabis

How Eyebrows Have Changed Throughout The Years

For centuries, women have obsessed shape of their brows. In fact, recent studies have shown that brows are, scientifically speaking, one of the most important facial features, so it makes sense that we're always looking for new ways to define them. In the last century alone, there have been a ton …

24 Ohio Festivalgoers Had To Be Treated After Ingesting Too Many Edibles

You know how your Mom always told you not to take candy from strangers? It turns out there really isn’t an expiration date on that sound advice. Two dozen concertgoers in northeast Ohio attending the Machine Gun Kelly headlined EST Fest recently confirmed for the rest of us that a scenario in which …

Women Are Finally Feeling More Confident in Their Bodies – But Men Aren't

Could body-positive role models like Ashley Graham and inspiring ad campaigns from Dove actually be making a difference in the self-esteem of …

Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Aniston's Best Kept Anti-Aging Secrets

She's been called "the sexiest woman alive" by <i>Men's Health</i> and just this year was named "the most beautiful woman alive" by <i>People</i> magazine. So how …

Does Following Fit People On Instagram Help You Lose Weight?

We tend to use Instagram for a lot of different reasons. We Instagram our food, our kids, our health and so much more. A new study conducted by Northwestern University claims that taking part in an online community helps us lose weight. This may seem bombastic, even crazy, but the study asserts …

Why Making Time to Take Care of Your Skin Is Worth a Spot on Your To-Do List

<i>Actress Génesis Rodriguez shares her beauty, fashion, and life hacks as POPSUGAR Latina's contributing editor.</i><p>Through the years, I've learned a lot about myself and have come up with a list of tricks that keep my skin healthy and glowing when I'm dealing with a busy schedule that requires spending …

Mami Talks: 10 DIY Ways to Go Green By Using Lemons

It’s no secret that <b>lemons</b> are part of any kitchen or DIY beauty routine, but did you know they’re a handy sustainability tool as well?<p>With Earth Day quickly approaching, Limoneira, one of the premier integrated agribusinesses in the world, springtime focus is all about making life simpler without …

Man who inspired film 'Bernie' sent back to prison by jury

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — A former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie "Bernie" is headed back to prison.<p>Jurors deliberated for …

Crime

Yes, Really: 10 Foods for a Healthy Vagina

It may come as a bit of a surprise, but the food you eat has a big effect on the health of your vagina. If you've ever eaten some asparagus and noticed, ahem, a bit of a stronger smell <i>down there</i>, then you already know that "you are what you eat" really means something.<p>According to <i>Women's Health</i>, …

Mom Shares Sweet Story of Daughter Meeting Little Boy on a Beach: 'The World Would Be a Better Place If We Acted Like These Two Kids'

A picture truly is worth a thousand words.<p>Ayanna Toye Barrows was in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Tuesday when a young boy walked up to her …

Myrtle Beach

Escape From New York! A Chic Brooklyn Wellness Destination Opens in the Catskills

When Lisa Levine founded Maha Rose Center for Healing, a wellness studio in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood—initially with small-scale meditation circles and later, in 2013, with private sessions in Reiki, acupuncture, breathwork, and other mind-body disciplines—she already knew the space …

All The Cool Reasons Why Iceland Is So Hot Right Now

Over the past decade, Iceland has experienced a travel boom like no other. Between 2000 and 2014, the number of visitors to the tiny island more than tripled, from 302,900 to 998,600. Good business for a country whose population equals that of Corpus Christi, Texas.<p>National Geographic attributes …

6 Ways Eyebrows Can Totally Change Your Face

Over-plucked, too bushy, too light, too dark—they say brows frame your face, but if yours contain any of the aforementioned issues, they could be framing yours <i>all</i> wrong. We rounded up some before and after photos of a few of our favorite Latinas to show you just how your arches can work for, or …

4 Yoga Poses That Will Improve Your Sex Life

Kegel exercises have always been the go-to when it comes to vaginal fitness, but did you know yoga is also a great way to strengthen and tighten your vagina? That's not all: yoga can also help in other ways between the sheets.<p><b>Maddy Strauss</b>, owner of MyYoga NC, in Durham, NC, shared four stretches …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …