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Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

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How to Test-Drive a New Car Like an Old Pro

This is your chance to see how the vehicle performs and whether you can detect any problems with its drivetrain, steering, suspension, brakes, or …

13 Habits You Should Steal From Successful Business Figures

Just what does it take to be as productive as Thomas Edison or as financially successful as Elon Musk? A great routine, for one. MBANoGMAT, a search …

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9 yoga poses you can do anywhere

This sequence is designed to challenge your entire body in a low-impact way, but still leave your muscles tired and your body and mind invigorated.<p>The cardio bursts throughout this routine will give you a healthy sweat and elevate your heart rate, which aids in fat loss, especially in difficult …

These 12 Dashcams Will Give You an Extra Pair of Eyes While Driving

Kitchen Garden Planner - Preplanned Gardens - Plant It %26 Forget It

Save My Row or Bed<p>To save this garden and return to it later, please provide this information:<p>Garden Name:<p>Your E-mail:<p>Your Zipcode:<p>Notes about this …

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This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

This Relaxing Yoga Workout Also Doubles As A Great Core Exercise

Two birds, one stone.<p>What's better than a relaxing yoga session? A relaxing yoga session that also transforms your abs.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga teacher Jules Mitchell demonstrates a calming sequence that serves as an additional workout for your core. Mitchell also adds a few stretching …

A 10-Minute Yoga Flow To Strengthen Your Whole Body

If you've got 10 minutes to spare, you really can feel a burn and find your bliss. I created this comprehensive and flowing series of moves drawn …

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11 Research-Backed Ways to Boost Confidence

Confidence is something of a psychological trick, and it is possible to “fake it until you make it.” Try these 11 easy tips the next time your …

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10 Places You Could Be Meditating (But Probably Aren't)

You've heard it before: meditation is worth it. Incredible physiological shifts take place when we meditate, causing an actual change in our brains …

Meditation

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

Bedtime Yoga: Three Postures to Help You Fall Asleep

As a society we've devalued sleep. There is an increased expectation of being "on" at all hours with the ever-present smartphone. Not only do we get less sleep, but we also receive more stimuli when awake than ever before. It can seem nearly impossible to relax and to get the quality sleep we need …

Yoga Moves to Stabilize Your Knees

Fredy Soberanis<p>Anyone who has ever injured a knee knows that it is a long journey back to a healthy, strong, stable joint, and it's no walk in the …

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10 Morning Practices to Create a Positive, Purposeful Day

I used to consider myself a night owl. In college, I would schedule midday classes whenever possible so I could stay up late without forfeiting sleep. Later, as a mom with three children under the age of five, the wee hours of the night often brought quiet space to write or work on my coaching …

39 Totally Free Ways to Treat Yo Self

A spontaneous weekend getaway.<p>A fancy dinner out, complete with three courses and two (or four) drinks.<p>Finally caving on the brand-new dress you’ve …

A 10-Minute Yoga Sequence To Make Your Holidays A Little More Zen

You might spend autumn looking forward to the holidays, but once they actually arrive, it's another story. You find yourself cramming five sweaters …

Matcha Dessert Recipes That Are As Beautiful As They Are Delicious

Impressively beautiful desserts often sacrifice flavor for aesthetics. Take wedding cakes for example: The mere height and structure of them makes it so that wedding cakes can't afford to be soft and moist, as any cake worth eating should be. It makes you think that you really can't have it all. …

3 Ways Yin Yoga Can Help You Through A Crisis

Instead of beginning the first day of the new year with an excitement for new beginnings, I had lost my sense of hope. My husband and children were …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Minimalist Poster Series Depicts the Serious Symptoms of Depression with Geometric Designs

In this eye-opening poster series, Nick Barclay depicts the effects of depression with simple geometric designs and solid colors. The six powerful posters highlight individual symptoms of the often-misidentified and often wrongly treated mental illnesses. Barclay tackles the abstract concepts of …

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4 Ways To Stop Caring What Other People Think

<i>“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”</i> <b>– Bertrand Russell</b><p>Last …

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Trash These 6 Seemingly Innocent Foods to Lose More Weight

Why your kitchen should be a green juice-free zone<p>Clearing your kitchen of food landmines is about more than tossing your half-eaten boxes of cookies, bags of white bagels, and greasy potato chips. (Haven't thrown those out yet? They need to go.)<p>You may also need to throw out some foods that, upon …

How to Calculate How Many Calories You REALLY Need

The simple equation that can make healthy eating easier.<p>As anyone who has ever struggled with the scale knows, weight-loss success mostly comes down to keeping track of calories. And while general guidelines offer a daily intake range to shoot for (the Dietary Guidelines for Americans say young …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …