Lynda Keats

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Why your body jerks before you fall asleep

If you have ever wondered why people’s arms and legs twitch suddenly as they are drifting off to sleep, our resident psychologist Tom Stafford has the answer.<p>As we give up our bodies to sleep, sudden twitches escape our brains, causing our arms and legs to jerk. Some people are startled by them, …

Sleep

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

Nutrition

Why Am I Always Tired? We Ask The Experts How To Supercharge Your Energy Levels

I'm sure you know the drill, but if you're anything like me, you wake up tired. You get to work tired. A coffee helps, but there's the post-lunch …

Sleep

Six of the best picnic sandwiches

<b>Feta, fig and olive on sourdough (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10 min</b><br>Serves <b>2</b><p><b>4 thick slices fresh sourdough</b><b><br>2 heaped tbsp black olive tapenade</b><b><br>1 handful rocket</b><b><br>4 sun-dried tomatoes</b>, roughly chopped<b><br>2 figs,</b> thinly sliced<b><br>100g feta</b>,thinly sliced<b><br>Honey</b>, for drizzling<b><br>Extra-virgin olive oil</b><p>Drizzle each slice of bread …

Recipes

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years.

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

Cleaning

What are the signs of not eating enough?

Typical signs that you're not eating enough can include feeling tired, getting ill more often, hair loss, or skin problems.<p>While obesity and related …

Wellness

4 Gross Things Your Body Does That Actually Mean Your Digestive System Is Running Smoothly

The human body is amazing, but it can also be pretty disgusting. Think about all of the gross things your body does when it's functioning properly: …

Wellness

Mushrooms and Spinach Italian Style Recipe

"This recipe is a typical recipe of Southern Italy, specifically Apulia. Spinach and mushrooms are sauteed with onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and …

Recipes

If You Want to Get Rid of Fat, You've Got to Do These Exercises

There isn't one best way to lose fat, but we do know that lifting heavy weights and doing compound exercises (where multiple muscle groups are working at once) are great ways to burn fat and build muscle. If your goal is to lean out and get rid of stubborn fat, implement these 15 exercises into …

Workouts

7 Easy Ways to Lose Belly Fat (and Keep It Off!)

If you've been battling a thicker waist for years, here are seven things you can do every day to effectively ditch belly fat for good!

Exercise

How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss?

1. Alcohol is often “empty” calories<p>Alcoholic drinks are often referred to as “empty” calories. This means that they provide your body with calories …

Wellness

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

Literature

Photographer Sees Mythical Creatures in Stormy Waves

Photographer Rachael Talibart spent a great deal of her childhood in southeast England staring at powerful ocean waves and imagining creatures in the …

South East England

The "Anchor Color" That Will Instantly Beautify Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are best when kept clean and organized, which means useable space should be maximized and clutter should be minimal. That being said, you …

Interior Design

This Fat-Loss Coach Reveals the 4 Rules to Live By to Burn Fat

When people set out to lose weight, they probably don't think much about the type of weight they are losing; they just want to see the number on the scale go down. In reality, most people want to burn fat but maintain muscle mass.<p>While losing body fat may seem overwhelming, fat-loss coach Carter …

Fitness

Dancing Light House / Kendle Design Collaborative

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Desert form, indigenous materials, natural light and mountain views inspire this home. Layered walls of …

Lighthouses

I Spent 4 Days Making Everything In an Air Fryer—Here's What I Learned

When it comes to the “latest and greatest” kitchen gadgets, I’ll be the first to admit I have some baggage. A few years ago, my brother nearly ruined …

Deep Frying

Surprising Seclusion / HYLA Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With both the front and rear facing busy roads and the side an old house, this house looks inwards. A …

Architecture

The One Thing You Should Eat Non-Stop For A Flat Stomach

Overdoing it with any type of food leads to weight gain. “A diet of fried foods, refined flours, sugars, and products with hormones and synthetic …

Nutrition

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

FAA

The Story Comes First: Where to Start with Story Structure

I’m a discovery writer: my preferred method of storytelling involves as little outlining as possible. I usually like to start with a group of …

Writing

9 things to do this morning to make your whole day more productive

Some mornings everything goes right. You wake up before your alarm goes off. Your morning jog feels like playtime. The coffee tastes better. And there is no traffic on your way into the office. And when you sit down to get to work, you feel like you could conquer the world.<p>Other days are not like …

Wellness

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Exercise

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Nutrition

20-foot shipping container converted into off-grid oasis deep in the Catskills

The beautiful Contanium shipping container cabin, just a two-hour drive from NYC, is proving that going off-grid doesn’t have to mean going bare …

Off-grid

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Cannabis

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

6 Workouts That Melt Fat in Under 20 Minutes

Workout #2: Timed circuit<p>Timing your sets works just as well as counting the reps in them, and helps you set goals for how many reps to get. The more …

Workouts

The One Food You Can Eat Every Morning Without Gaining Weight

It’s 7 a.m. and you’ve already pressed the snooze button twice. You’re going to need a lot of energy to make it through this day and that starts with …

Nutrition