Marie Iwai

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Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

Cashew Buttercream Frosting (2 Ways!)

Friends! It’s frosting time because I have a cake coming your way soon that needs it BIG TIME. Shall we?This frosting is not only simple –<b> 8</b> …

15 Easy Vegan Weeknight Meals

Shares 21K<p>Now that the holidays are over, we all need easy, healthy, and of course delicious recipes that are ready in no time. Start the year off …

Healthy Eating

Know thyself… by writing your first novel

Don’t worry what others think. You are writing for yourself<p>Once you find the sweet spot, your story will flow out of you<p>Writing a novel is a scary prospect. They’re so long and winding, they can seem never-ending. The main obstacle might seem to be starting – the terror of the blank page – but the …

Writing

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Our Vegetarian Remake of Chicken Salad Is So Good You Won’t Miss the Meat

The secret ingredient is chickpeas and, when combined with a few other ingredients, make an irresistible sandwich filling.<p>Whether you take your …

Food

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 …

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

Recipes

The protein-packed brownie recipe you can totally eat for breakfast

There are some moments in life (weekend movie marathons, celebrating after you cleaned your entire apartment, waking up with a random chocolate …

9 Tips Straight From Chefs Who Meal Prep For A Living

Not all of us were born to be meal-prepping masterminds. For some of us (okay most of us), Sundays are for sleeping. And meal prep? That's where The …

26 Vegan Classics You Should Learn How To Cook

Yes, these are vegan.

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

Ginger Scallion Ramen Noodles

4 servings<p>The noodles are just a vessel for this savory, gingery, simple weeknight sauce. Double the batch, and you’ll always have a way to brighten up simple grilled or pan-roasted chops, roasted veggies, or grain bowls.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 5-inch piece ginger, peeled, finely chopped …

Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're …

The Number-One Reason Why Your Shoulders Are Always Killing You

<i>By Alison Feller; Photographs by Freepik</i><p><b>Read this if you’re constantly begging for a massage.</b><p>The scene: <i>Scandal</i> is about to start, and you’re really …

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Why You Should Consider a Japanese Beauty Routine

The products are unbelievable.<p>In the imagination of the American beauty hound, France has its effortless, tousled-hair It girls and Korea has its effort<i>ful</i>, snail-powered, bazillion-step skincare routine. But Japan, for the most part, has been less of a cultural beauty brand. (Well, at least …

Stronger, Leaner Legs: The Moves You Need to Start Doing Right Now

If you are ready to challenge your workouts in a new way, now may be the time to up the ante on basic squats and lunges. What should you do instead? Jump! You should literally be leaping and bounding your way to stronger legs and bootylicious butt. Adding plyometrics to your training brings …

These 10 Easy Dinners Are Full of Good Protein & Veggies

Eating a diet that's more focused on vegetables seems like a challenge when it comes to getting enough protein on your plate. The truth is, however, …

Healthy Eating

4 Body Stretches That Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

I damaged my coccyx as a child, which means I can't sit on certain chairs or do certain exercise moves, and I have a standing desk in the office. …

26 Budget-Friendly Dinners With No Meat Or Dairy

Plant-based meals on a budget.

21 Healthy Snacks for Movie Night In (or Hiding in Your Bag)

Snacks are as crucial a component of movie night as what you’re watching, whether you’re at the theater or staying in. We take our movie munchies …

Stressed? Try this 10-minute yoga routine to relax and de-stress

Summer always seems a little less stressful—there’s frosé, beach time, and lots of vacations to plan and enjoy. Then BAM, fall is all of a sudden …

10 Books on Increasing Your Creativity

You're reading 10 Books on Increasing Your Creativity, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

20-Minute Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

The best cookies I've ever eaten were vegan chocolate chip cookies. This right, you read that right—vegan! And I'm not even vegan. I was pleasantly …

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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How to make vegan ramen

Cut the salt and boost the flavor with homemade ramen soup.<p>Who doesn't love a bowl of ramen? A flavorful comfort food with a rich broth and chewy …

Choy

10 Delicious Hummus Recipes (Because Store-Bought Ones Are Always Getting Recalled)

Dip it good<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity news.</i><p>What can we say …