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30 Day Kettlebell Workout

New year, new you.<p>Oh wait… it’s damn near summer. Well, no worries — it’s always a good time to make an effort and create a new you.<p>And what better way than through getting rid of any stubborn body fat, building muscle, and feeling way more athletic?<p>This workout only requires ONE PIECE OF …

8 Core Exercises You Don't Know (Probably).

8 Core Exercises You Don’t Know (Probably).<p>What can you do with a stronger core?<p>Having a stronger core enables you to move better in and outside of …

The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

Turbo Charged Kettlebells: High Pulls and Snatches

Turbo Charged Kettlebells is a 12-week kettlebell skill building program designed to challenge your precision and kettlebell abilities. <b>Two of the</b> …

Kettlebell Exercises

5 Killer Kettlebell Exercises

There are few exercises more demanding or all inclusive than using the kettlebell. You could spend a lot of time in the gym going from rack to rack, …

Workouts

DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the …

Woodworking

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

Your 7-Minute Fat-Blasting HIIT Workout

Want to burn a ton of calories, improve your endurance, and tone all over in just a few minutes? We've got the goods<p>Too busy to make it to your …

Exercise

The Ultimate No Gym Workout

A big part of the training in our 10 week Amateur To Athlete experiment have been bodyweight exercises, from classic press-ups and their many …

Workouts

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Buddhism and the Messiness of Everyday Thinking

I am sitting in the Forest Refuge dining hall eating my breakfast oatmeal. I'm 4 weeks into a 3-month silent meditation retreat. My mind, however, is anything but silent: I'm in a fierce argument with the estate of songwriter Jimmy Webb.<p><i>Papancha</i>. It's a Pali word often translated as "endless mental …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

DC Comics May 2016 Covers and Solicitations

Each month when the monthly solicits come out, there are those that sift through them very carefully. It's a way to gather up as much information as possible as to what we can expect. There are some spoilers below!<p>SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #1<p>Story by JIM LEE and KEITH GIFFEN<p>Script by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. …

5 Types Of Meditation That Don't Require Sitting Still

Yes, you can meditate on the move.<p>Contrary to popular belief, meditation doesn't always mean sitting in lotus pose with your eyes closed. In fact, most people are unaware that you can practice meditation virtually anywhere -- sitting still is not a requirement.<p>The true beauty of meditation lies in …

3 Zen Short Stories with Incredible Depth

Zen stories are ancient words of wisdom from Zen masters, originating with the Buddha himself. The stories are often amusing and humorous, but at the …

38 Healthy Things to Eat If You Absolutely Hate Salad

You never have to settle for limp lettuce again.<p>Yes, you *can* be healthy without eating a salad. Our friends at Spoon University have proved that you never have to settle for limp lettuce again.

Food

The Ultimate Guide to Walking Meditation [Infographic]

<i>Walking meditation is a form of meditation where you put your entire awareness on walking. In this article, we’ll explore the roots of walking</i> …

Meditation

Daily Meditation: Leap Into Love

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's post features a poem by Christian mystic, Mechthild of Magdeburg, included in <i>The Little Book of</i> …

How much exercise does your heart need? Most of us aren't getting enough

From our jobs to our families to simply being too exhausted, Americans have a lot of excuses to explain why they can’t make more time to work out, a new survey shows.<p>And many of us aren’t getting the recommended amount of exercise — 2.5 hours per week — the survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic …

Exercise

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Nutrition

8 Genius Ways to Use File Organizers All Over Your House

That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.<p>That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.

Articles about 6 perfect kitchens small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Put your corridors to work as storage, seating, or gallery space with these ideas.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" appliances fits seamlessly into the modern kitchen and laundry room.<p>As we wrap up 2015, we take a look at the latest trends that are impacting kitchen and …

Mastering Love and Relationships - Part 1: Prepare Yourself

<b>In Short:</b><p>"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."<p>Alexander Graham Bell<p>Any experienced practitioner of mindfulness will tell you the importance of first preparing yourself to sit for a meditation. Without preparation, your practice will feel much more difficult than it needs to …

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …

University of Pennsylvania

Psychologists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, John Gottman, a …

How Meditation, Placebos And Virtual Reality Help Power 'Mind Over Body'

While researching the book <i>Cure,</i> science writer Jo Marchant wanted to understand how distraction could be used to nullify pain, so she participated in a virtual reality experiment.<p>During the first part of the experiment, Marchant sat, without distraction, with her foot in a box of unbearably hot …