Lauralee Orr

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How Many Calories Are in an Avocado?

Avocados are no longer just used in guacamole. Today, they’re a household staple across the United States and in other parts of the world.<p>Avocados …

Nutrition

Make This Easy Grilled Chicken with Avocado for Dinner

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

What No One Tells You About Tipping at the Hair Salon

There once was a time when we had to devote a huge amount of effort to uncover the truth about our beauty routines. Now we're in a golden age of transparency. You can google just about any ingredient or Yelp whatever service and a wealth of reviews are available at the ready. And with social media …

Hair

How magnesium can improve your skin - from anti-ageing to adult acne

The list is never ending of supplements, elements and ingredients that are now proven to be good for you and your skin. Whilst many you can disregard and carry on as normal without, magnesium is one that you should actually take note of as its benefits are ever growing and surprisingly effective …

Skin Care

9 surprising reasons you're always hungry

A rumbling stomach may seem like a normal part of your day, but if you're the kind of person who seems to always be starving even if you've packed a ton of snacks in your bag, then perhaps it's best to start considering all those sneaky causes behind your constant state of hunger.<p>Dehydration, …

Nutrition

I tried pasta made from chickpeas that has half the calories of regular wheat noodles — and this stuff is the real deal

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Banza Instagram<p>Have you ever heard someone pose the question, "If you could have anything in the world, what would it be?" and heard the …

Healthy Eating

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Dipping Sauce Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min. YIELD:4 servings<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 …

Seafood

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Skin Care

The Best Spring Superfoods to Fuel Your Workouts

Call them what you like—power produce, wonder foods, or nutritional powerhouses—superfoods are recognized as whole foods that you can actually find …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

This Book Will Make You Want To Meditate, No Matter What Your Excuse

The most common misconception about meditation is that it's all about the breath, or posture, or having no thoughts at all.<p><i>Excerpts from JOY ON DEMAND by Chade-Meng Tan, copyright 2017 (HarperOne/HarperCollins).</i>

Meditation

25 Skincare Tips Dermatologists Know (That You Don't)

“Avoid the sun and when you can’t avoid it, wear sunscreen and a hat. I swear by Coolibar sun protective clothing and Colorescience Sunforgettable …

How To Tame Your Anxious Mind

Our humanness dictates our varied perceptions, evaluations, judgments, and expectations. These develop over time based on our physiology, history, …

I Always Get Compliments on My Skin—These Are the 10 Products I Use Every Day

I'm certainly not a Type A person—not by a long shot. My vintage '70s bedroom chair barely sees the light of day, consistently draped in whatever …

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Mindfulness

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

Procrastination

5 Anti-Aging Drugstore Moisturizers Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using, According To A Dermatologist

Everything changes once you hit 30. This is especially true for your skin. Gone are the carefree days of *forgetting* sunscreen and taking off your …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

The science-backed 7-minute fitness routine is a great way to get in shape

Looking for a way to get the benefits of a trip to the gym at home with no equipment? The Johnson & Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout can help.<p>Admittedly, when I first heard about the app, I assumed it was all hype. I was wrong.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the app gets your heart …

Exercise

Home Remedy For Acne - Overnight Natural Remedies

<b>PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE</b><br>Obviously, no cure for acne till date is reported. Outbreaks prevention of acne is a must. Acne is clogged pore caused …

12 Weeks to Weight Loss: Your Free Workout Program

If your goal is to start exercising and lose weight, this 12-Week Program gives you all the tools you need to start exercising. You'll get:<p>Cardio, …

6 Poses to Practice Restorative Yoga at Home

Restorative yoga is a time to relax and stretch, allowing your mind and body to be at ease. While you can enjoy a slow-moving restorative yoga class, …

The Brain-Boosting Tonic This Neurologist Drinks Every Morning

It may sound like hyperbole, but this morning juice recipe really did change my life. What we do first thing in the morning to feed our bodies can …

I Tried $278 Worth Of Concealers — & This Was The Clear Winner

I am not, in any way, a makeup minimalist. I can't go on vacation without packing three cosmetics bags, my bathroom cabinet is bursting at the seams …

The Simplest Form of Meditation is Also Highly Effective

Transcendental meditation, also known as TM for short, is a simple and effective form of meditation that is shown by research to be quite effective …

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

35 Skincare Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

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Skin Care

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …