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How to Do a Yoga Tree Pose

This iconic pose isn’t as easy as it looks. Women’s Health yoga expert Kathryn Budig explains how to master it<p>In yoga, Tree Pose is where we stand on one leg with the second one neatly folded into our upper thigh. It’s an iconic posture that symbolizes balance and harmony.Some people can stand in …

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Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

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Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

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Sheryl Sandberg: So we leaned in ... now what?

Why dieting doesn't usually work | Sandra Aamodt

How to Deal With Your 5 Most Negative Co-workers

I used to work with a colleague on the opposite coast, so her day started three hours before mine. And so, it was quite typical to check my voicemail …

Consider alternative schooling: Column

Don't fear innovation. Nobody ever got shot or pregnant from online or home schooling.<p>Last week, I wrote here about zero-tolerance stupidity, suggesting that as schools grow more and more willing to punish and stigmatize kids for reasons of bureaucratic convenience, it might be parental malpractice …

Unlimited Vacation Doesn’t Create Slackers–It Ensures Productivity

By tossing the two-week standard in favor of an honor system with unlimited time off, some companies are seeing an exponential rise in productivity. Now, they just have to be mindful of staff burnout.<p>Sharon Rosenblatt confesses she suffers from self-diagnosed workplace paranoia–and even her …

The Surprising Secret To Getting Your Emails Read

Do you feel like you send your emails into a black hole? Let’s get to the point: You need to start with the conclusion.<p>“Vagueness is the opposite of useful,” Geoffrey James writes for <i>Inc</i>. “The clearer the goal, the more convincing your e-mail will be.”<p>That’s why, James says, you need to ask …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

How the World’s Most Iconic Brand Was Saved From Itself

David Turner and Dan Wieden, whose agencies have created some of the most memorable creative for Coca-Cola in recent years, actually came close to …

Before & After: Rusty Filing Cabinet Makeover

Have you ever been intimidated by refinishing metal furniture? Joanna shows it's entirely possible, and gets great results with a little time and …