Melvin Jacobs

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17 Cheat Sheets If You're Vegetarian Or Vegan

Or if you're just trying to eat (or spend!) a little less on meat and dairy.

I Tried 3 Methods for Better Sleep, and Here's What Worked

Like many people, I struggle with falling asleep and getting enough rest each night. With all the background noise in modern times, it’s no surprise …

Meditation

News and Articles About Conscious Living on Planet Earth

Recently, I received another awesome question from a YouTube viewer on doubt and manifesting: “Why do we doubt our desires?”<p>This is a really great …

7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for …

Self-improvement

A vegetarian diet may be best for humans, really folks.

Health & Fitness Healthy food Tips<p>I have been on a vegetarian diet-or to be more exact-a vegan diet for close to 10 years now and although the first …

Advice From a Recovered Happiness Junkie

I used to be a happiness junky. Like an addict looking for the next fix I would beg, borrow and steal to get the rush of high that comes with those temporary moments of feeling like you're on top of the world.<p>Enrolling in classes, ingesting endless amounts of affirmations and quotes, and cutting …

8 Herbs for Relieving Back Pain, Inflammation, Arthritis and Swelling

This guest post was written by HerbAffair.com. You can read more great posts about herbs here. In the United States, as many as 80 percent of people …

Inflammation

18 Mouthwatering Meatless Meals

These vegetarian recipes will wow your taste buds without hurting your wallet.

Cooking

Superfood status for fruits and vegetables overvalued, dietitian says

So-called superfoods such as kale, goji berries and pomegranates are packed with vitamins and nutrients, but are some veggies true powerhouses?<p>When …

Nutrition

Clean Eating 101: Lessons + Recipes from Chef Candice Kumai

“Clean eating” is one of those phrases that’s thrown around a lot these days, but there isn’t just one diet that really nails it. It’s like saying you want to “eat healthy” — for some people that’s just managing portion control, and for others it’s signing up for a Beyoncé-approved vegan …

How Tea May Help the Brain

Tea has been soaring in popularity, especially among those looking to boost metabolism or anyone wanting a java-free caffeine kick. Meanwhile, researchers have been exploring the possible benefits of tea for mental health and cognition.<p>While the term "tea" can be broadly applied to any infusion of …

5 Great Beginner Blues Guitar Lessons

Los Angeles-based guitarist and instructor Keith Wyatt has been teaching students since 1978, serving time as the Vice President of Programs for many …

Songs That Heal: Preserving A Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.<p>A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace and wrinkled dress that's been hand painted with a large, maroon bird on …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

10 Healthy Foods That Can Ruin Your Workout

Beware: These healthy foods can ruin your workout. | iStock.com<p>There’s nothing worse than working up the motivation and carving out time for a …

Nutrition

The Shocking Difference Between Organic & Non-GMO Labels - It's Huge!

One of the things I love to do every year is visit The Natural Products Expo, I go to both shows every year (west coast and east coast) to see the …

B.B. King Explains in an Animated Video Whether You Need to Endure Hardship to Play the Blues

George Harrison had a beloved guitar named Lucy. B.B. King has one named Lucille. Curious, that.<p>Above, in a new animated video by <i>Blank on Blank</i>, B.B. …

Music

Fixing Common Diet Mistakes

As a species, humans have evolved largely through successfully finding the path of least resistance. Physiologically, the human body also operates this way. This is why a marathon runner can cover 20 miles without breaking a sweat, while an NHL player or an NFL defensive lineman would have …

Diets: is there any science behind the latest fad regimes?

5:2<p><b>The promise</b><p>Eat normally most of the time, except two days a week when you slash your calorie intake to about a quarter of recommended amounts. So on those days women eat 500 calories and men 600, never on consecutive days.<p>Assuming that you normally consume the recommended daily calories, just …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking