Natasha Hodzic

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Emily's Famous Hash Browns Recipe

"Good old fashioned restaurant-style hash browns. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium russet potatoes, shredded<p>1/2 medium …

Recipes

6 Ways Meditation Benefits Every Part of Your Body

Sure, your run can help you chill out. But practicing meditation can up your zen even more.<p>If you’ve ever spent a few minutes meditating at the end of yoga class, you know that trying to slow down your thoughts is a bit trickier than it looks.<p>“Our minds are constantly moving—worrying about …

Mindfulness

Don’t Let Your Child Play the Blame Game

It’s normal for young children to blame others for their errors or misbehaviors:<p>“My teacher doesn’t like me! That’s why I only got a B on that …

Self-help

What is nothing? Martin Rees Q&A

<i>Philosophers have debated the nature of “nothing” for thousands of years, but what has modern science got to say about it? In an interview with The</i> …

Physics

The 12 psychological tricks every parent should know when bringing up kids

There’s such a deluge of advice out there, and so many choices to make, that many parents find themselves constantly questioning whether they’re getting it ‘right.’<p>Books, blogs, family and friends may all have helpful tips, but nobody spends time with your child like you do. Though we might …

Parenting

Avocado Pit Broth Is Packed With Nutrients and Super Easy to Make

It’s no secret that avocados have become one of the most beloved superfoods on the planet in recent years. Whether you’re smearing it over toast, …

Healthy Eating

Kristen Bell's Trick to Get Her Kids to Talk About Their Day Is So Simple, You'll Be Mad You Didn't Think of It

One of the most frustrating aspects of sending kids off to school for parents isn't making sure their lunches are made or getting them to the school bus on time. It's the realization that, at the end of the school day, they are going to ask their child how their day was . . . and get silence (or, …

Kristen Bell

How to Say No to Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Grade Schoolers Without Saying “No”

There are times in parenting when saying no as a form of child discipline doesn't make sense. It's better to offer choices and help kids develop …

Parenting

Easy (5 Minute) DIY Vitamin C Serum Recipe

I’ve mentioned my super-easy DIY vitamin C serum a few times before on social media, and some of you have been asking me for the recipe… but I’ve …

Skin Care

7 houseplants to help keep insects out of your home

From basil to a Venus fly trap…<p>Summer is a great time with plenty of sunshine, picnics and gardening. On the other hand, it’s also the season when …

Plants

Purslane Herb Uses, Side Effect and Health Benefits

• 1.9K<br>• 0<br>• 0<br>• 0<br>• 9<br>• 8<p><b>Botanical Name</b>: <i>Portulaca oleracea</i>.<p>There exist two sub species of purslane, wild or common purslane (<i>Portulaca oleracea ssp. oleracea</i>) and …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Five Ways Bullet Journalling Has Improved My Mental Health

It has enabled me to identify certain anxiety triggers and track my moods<p>EmRoseCarey via Getty Images<p>I have struggled with depression and anxiety for …

Mental Health

Your child wants to start a YouTube channel? Here are some points to consider.

It seems that online video stardom has replaced big-screen fame as a goal for young kids. And unlike making it big in Hollywood, becoming a YouTube star seems more accessible, because the platform is open to anyone. So it’s no surprise that many parents and teachers are telling me their kids and …

Social Media

How plants use quantum physics to boost photosynthesis

Humans can't teleport or reside in multiple places at once — but the tiniest particles of matter can.<p>These eerie quantum effects have traditionally been studied and observed only under the strictly controlled conditions of a physics lab. That is, until some scientists suggested that such weirdness …

Quantum Physics

You should try this five-minute meditation for better sex

Shortly after Emily Fletcher started teaching Vedic meditation, her students started reporting an unexpected side effect—a major jolt to their …

Meditation

Could The Present Ever Change The Past?

In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final exam is thanks to studying the entire week before. Our …

Quantum Physics

The 4-7-8-Breath: How I Stopped Anxiety in it's tracks

1K<p>42<p>It has been a wild month reworking this new version of Live Learn Evolve whilst simultaneously attempting to juggle multiple start-up projects …

Can you boost your melatonin levels without pills?

I've been having so much trouble sleeping lately. I'm never sleepy, and when I do fall asleep I don't stay asleep long. Yes, I admit it. I've been a …

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

When Mind Wandering is a Strategy, Not a Disadvantage

Whether we are listening in a meeting or going for a walk, our minds often stray from the present task to other thoughts. People’s minds wander …

An Astrophysics 'Breakthrough' Will Be Unveiled Thursday. Here's How to Watch.

An international team of astrophysicists will reveal a "breakthrough" discovery Thursday (July 12), and you can watch the announcement live.<p>The U.S. …

The simple breathing exercise that works like meditation

The simple breathing exercise that works like meditation<p>July 9, 2018 by Tom Rapsas<p>I once read a story that asked a singer/performer, Bonnie Raitt I …

'Forest Bathing' Really May Be Good For Health, Study Finds

‘Forest bathing’ or <i>shinrin yoku</i>—spending time in a forest or other green space to reap the health benefits—has become an increasingly popular activity in recent years, especially in some countries, like Japan, which take it pretty seriously. And with good reason—the practice isn’t some new-age form …

Immune System

What Was It Like When The Big Bang First Began?

Looking out at our Universe today, we not only see a huge variety of stars and galaxies both nearby and far away, we also see a curious relationship: the farther away a distant galaxy is, the faster it appears to move away from us. In cosmic terms, the Universe is expanding, with all the galaxies …

Dark Matter

A Child Nutritionist Explains Exactly How to Deal With Picky Eaters

Any parent who has ever had a picky eater kid knows firsthand the frustration of trying to get their child to be healthy, adventurous, and well fed, …

Finding Stillness: Resting at Home in the Middle of Chaos

There’s a part of us that wants to find peace from all the chaos in our lives, all the busyness and distractions and complication and stress and …

Why we owe it to ourselves to spend quiet time alone every day

<b>By not giving ourselves the minutes — or hours — free of devices and distractions, we risk losing our ability to know who we are and what’s important</b> …

Did History's Most Famous Scientists Believe In God?

<i>Is it possible for theists to be a biologist or maybe a chemist or a physicist? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jack Fraser, Master’s Physics, University of Oxford, on Quora:</b><p>The most …

Albert Einstein