Joy Barringer

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How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

'The Familiar Becomes New, the New Becomes Familiar': Changing Your Life Habits

In one of his Dharma speeches, my teacher Son Master Songdam uses the phrase "The familiar becomes new, the new becomes familiar" to describe the changes that occur through Son meditation practice. He says:<p>An ancient one has said, 'Where it is familiar becomes new. Where it is new becomes …

11 Beliefs to Steal From the Best Weight Loss Maintainers

<b>You can learn how to lose weight easily. Really.</b><p>Your local library has thousands of books to help you drop pounds. Many television programs and news segments advertise the latest craze in diet and fitness. Even your friends and family are there to offer unsolicited <i>“healthy eating”</i> advice.<p>But how …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

10 Time Management Hacks We Need to Master

<b>The "1440 Rule" Could Change Your Life-See What Kevin Kruse with Forbes Has to Say</b><p>When was the last time you checked your calendar? Have you ever missed a meeting, especially an important one? Managing our time is critical to the success of our business, life, and relationships. The thing about …

9 Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Because the heart wants chocolate.

Dessert

Diet Vs. Exercise: Why What You Eat Really Matters More than Working Out—And When It Doesn’t

Anne Stephneson / EyeEm/Getty<p>The great debate over diet vs. exercise and which is more effective has been waged for decades. So, we thought it was …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White

For a long time now, white-painted woodwork has been <i>de rigeur</i> in the domestic interior, so much so that it's almost a foregone conclusion. But this …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

Inside a Happy Family Home With Vivid Colors

Miles Redd dreams up amazing color and pattern.<p>Only decorator Miles Redd could dream up the colors and pattern combinations in this Manhattan apartment. And it's exactly the look this growing family refused to lose when they had to move. Read the interview with Redd here.

Interior Design

Troy Outlasts West Florida, 72-63 - Troy University

I stopped eating food that comes in a package. I’ve never felt better.

I have, on more than one occasion, eaten an entire pizza by myself. Like, recently. These moments are not my proudest, but here we are.<p>Between May and August this year, I ordered pizza delivery for dinner an average of seven times per month. I ordered Italian an average of three times monthly, and …

21 Photos Of Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization

You might have to plant the flowers in your backyard to see some green action, but plants will grow from just about anywhere if you give them enough …

The Power of Mindfulness

<b>“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” –Buddha</b><p>Remaining calm, cool and …

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7 Must-Have Experiences in South Africa

South Africa is one of those places that, once visited, sticks to you long after you've left, leaving its mark in ways you had not anticipated. Whether it's the people, the culture, the scenery or some combination of all of the above, there is something about the country that compels you to want to …

Bette Midler's Rules for a Successful Hollywood Marriage

Six weeks after they met, Bette Midler and Martin Von Haselberg tied the knot – at a 2 a.m., $45 ceremony in Las Vegas.<p>But don’t laugh: This Dec. 16 …

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …