Jake Bergquist

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The Incremental (But Intense) Circuit Workout

Source: Bev Childress<p>True circuit training is demanding. It is difficult. It's why many eschew it for easier forms of exercise. <b>If you want to truly</b> …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

7 Second-Breakfast Ideas Nutritionists Swear By

We all laughed at Pippin’s obsession with the seven hobbit mealtimes in <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, but the hobbit had it right when it comes to second breakfast. A new study published in <i>Pediatric Obesity</i> made a splash for finding that two breakfasts are better than none in terms of weight loss. The authors …

Nutrition

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …

Happiness

This Curse-Laden Guided Meditation Will Help You Give Fewer F*cks

Peace, love, and eff off.<p>In a perfect world, meditation is all soft smiles, cooing voices, perfect posture, and no flinching. Heck, in a perfect world, you probably wouldn't even need meditation.<p>But this is the real world, people—and to deal with it, you may need something a bit …

5 Healthy Lunches You Can Make From 1 Chicken

Bringing a homemade lunch to work is a surefire way to eat healthier and save a bunch of cash. But when your week gets crazy, it can seem so much …

Recipes

Avocado Recipes: Stuffed Baked Avocados Are So Simple and Yet So Good - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Stuffed Breakfast Avocados</b><p>4 avocados<br>5 oz. smoked salmon, cut into thin strips<br>16 baby spinach leaves<br>8 eggs<br>Kosher salt, to taste<br>Freshly cracked black …

Breakfast

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

How To Be Happy: 12 Things You Should Do Today

To some, happiness always stays by their side. What makes happiness magical is that it can be anything or nothing.<p>If you know it well, it is …

Happiness

9 Healthy Breakfasts for Two (Because the Morning After)

There are times in life when you have a breakfast buddy. Maybe it's a roommate or your significant other. Maybe it's someone you met last night. …

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

Incorporated

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

Dessert

This Is The World's Happiest Country

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world’s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle …

14 Appetizers for ALL Your Spring Parties

The days are *finally* starting to get a bit longer, and the prospect of spring is more than just a hopeful glimmer in our gloomy winter day. This time of year, your schedule is bound to be jam-packed with spring events (like pastel baby showers and outdoor dinner parties galore) where fresh and …

Cooking

Meditation Is Good for You in More Ways Than You Ever Imagined

I am sure everyone is aware that there are benefits to meditation in terms of creating calm and focusing. There are more than 75 scientifically proven ways in which meditation is healthy and constructive for each of us that you may have never thought of. So, while many have not given much thought …

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

Procrastination

Here's What Happens If You Make Oatmeal With Coffee, Not Water

Ride on, cowboy.<p>As a society, we’ve been trained by the power structure to accept certain norms and maxims as absolute truth. The phrase “It’s just the way we do things around here” is one of the more dangerous on the planet, meant to keep us, the unquestioning masses, submissive while our powerful …

Coffee

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn’t sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless “macrobiotic …

Why You Need To Become A Storyteller

In today's business, communications and media climate, you need to know how to be a storyteller. To be competitive in your business you have to learn how to tell your narrative and share it widely.<p>With long-form and conventional journalism now sharing the stage with messages of 140 characters or …

3 Easy Ways to Make Oatmeal for Breakfast

One of my favorite things to eat for breakfast is oatmeal, which is no wonder I've come up with a variety of ways to make having it for breakfast so much easier. Check out three processes I use to keep me organized and eating healthy all week long.<p><b>No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal</b><p>This cold bowl of oatmeal …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

7 Science-Backed Ways To Get Happy Right Now

The happiness model we’re taught from a young age is actually completely backward. We think we work hard in order to achieve success and that …

Happiness

15 Motivational Ways Why Sleep Is Actually The Answer To All Your Problems

Would you believe it if I said most of your problems can be solved by sleeping? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Turns out science has the answer to that. …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

I spent 10 days in silent meditation in India. Here’s what I learned.

As of two weeks ago, I had never meditated more than 10 minutes in my entire life, and sitting still for even that long was like trying to teach …

5 Breakfast Taco Recipes to Spice Up Your Morning Routine

We're big fans of breakfast burritos, but we've only eaten tacos for lunch or dinner—until now. Tacos are quite versatile: You can pack any type of …