Michelle Vette

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Costa Rica Just Elected A Black Female Vice President, The First In All Of the Americas

Epsy Campbell Barr made history Sunday night when she was elected as Costa Rica’s first Black female vice president following a landslide victory …

Costa Rica

Got Knee, Back or Neck Pain? Here's How Pilates Can Help

Pain can make a sunny day seem like a dark and stormy one. But Pilates can help alleviate joint pain by targeting the smaller synergist muscles as …

Yoga

2018 Top Tools And Websites For Small Businesses

As a business owner, it’s crucial that I am able to tackle challenges, all while managing people, tasks, and finances. These are my go-to resources for making that possible. The apps and websites listed below can add immense value to your business in a myriad of ways<b>—</b>from enhancing your company …

Small Business

Dog owners, there are rules for shopping with Fido — even in pet–friendly stores

“I see a big dog,” the little girl said. She looked about 3, her pudgy legs swinging in the shopping-cart seat. Her feet were within easy sniffing range. But sniffing, we had agreed, was not allowed.<p>“Hmm,” her dad said, not turning around.<p>“He’s right behind you,” she offered. Her dad looked at his …

Pets

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

5 Things My Therapist Didn't Tell Me About Depression (That I Wish I Had Known)

<i>Depression is far more complex than many of us think. Jed Diamond from YourTango reveals some of the hidden causes of this mental health disorder that you may not have already known.</i><p><b>Your doctor has probably never told you this.</b><p>Like millions of others in the US and throughout the world, I've been …

Peer-Reviewed

Why days working from bed are key to my mental wellbeing

opinion<p>As I type up this blog post I’m sat in my own filth.<p>It’s nearly lunchtime and I haven’t showered since yesterday morning because I’ve not been …

Mental Health

How Facebook got into a mess – and why it can’t get out of it

Mark Zuckerberg will be hauled before Congress this week. He’ll apologise – but his company doesn’t know how to change its brand of ‘surveillance capitalism’<p>Ponder this … and weep. The United States, theoretically a mature democracy of 327 million souls, is ruled by a 71-year-old unstable …

Social Media

The Best Salad Ingredients for Weight Loss

Dieters should eat salad to lose weight, right? Wrong! Many people eat salad for weight loss and <i>gain</i> weight instead. Why? Because many of the salad …

Healthy Eating

The Exact Day You Should Book International Travel (Based a Huge Airfare Study)

The idea of packing your bags and jetting off overseas can make your heart skip a beat, but the planning process and cost alone are enough to make …

Tourism

HP brings workstation-style power to convertibles with its ZBook Studio x360

HP is a name that everyone likely knows when it comes to laptops. The company launched its x360 line a few years ago that featured both budget and high-end convertible laptops. Well, recently HP announced the next step for its x360 line: the ZBook Studio x360. With workstation specs, the ZBook …

Sketching

A Service Dog Meeting Pluto At Disneyland Is The Cutest Thing You'll See Today

Please take a moment from your regularly scheduled programming to delight in this service pup-in-training meeting Disney dog celebrity Pluto at the happiest place on Earth.<p>The pup was part of a group of service dogs-in-training who went to Disneyland this week for further development and play …

Pets

Working from home can save you thousands of dollars every year

From an employer’s perspective, remote work makes a lot of sense: it means less money spent on office space, access to a talent pool less restricted by location, and possibly even higher employee productivity.<p>But it’s not just employers who benefit financially from remote work. Employees also save …

Personal Finance

The Best Bang-for-Your-Buck All-Inclusives in Jamaica

For many travelers seeking a stress-free beach vacation, an all-inclusive resort in Jamaica is truly a winning combo. We've honed in on the formula …

Royal Caribbean

Dog Dumped At Shelter Was So 'Inconsolable' She Couldn't Stop Drooling

"She’s such a smiley girl now. It’s like she knows she’s safe.”<p>Walking through a public shelter in Chicago, Illinois, rescuers from Trio Animal …

Pets

Gun Control, White Paranoia, and the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Not even forty-eight hours after Martin Luther King, Jr., was murdered, on April 4, 1968, twenty-eight thousand members of the National Rifle Association alighted on Boston for their annual convention. In the Boston Sheraton, venders peddled the “Kennedy Special,” the rifle that Lee Harvey Oswald …

Gun Control

How to Get a Decent Workout in While You’re Waiting at an Airport

With fitness inspo from trainers, influencers, and people who travel a lot for a living.<p>As a freelance writer, I travel a lot for work—which leaves …

Exercise

Getting Benefits as a 1099 Independent Contractor

1099 Employee Benefits Freelancers Must Keep in Mind<p>How to Discover and Obtain 100 Employee Benefits as a Freelancer<p>Updated April 02, 2018<p>In the last …

Employment

Revisiting One of King's Final and Most Haunting Sermons

Delivered two months before he died, “The Drum Major Instinct” saw the preacher give his own eulogy.<p>“The Drum Major Instinct” is one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s finest sermons and perhaps his most haunting. He delivered it exactly two months before his assassination, on February 4, 1968, at …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Strength in Stillness

• <b>Author:</b> Bob Roth<p><b>Instant New York Times Bestseller</b><p><b>A simple, straightforward</b> <b>exploration</b> <b>of Transcendental Meditation and its benefits from world authority Bob Roth.</b><p>Oprah Winfrey and Jerry Seinfeld. Ray Dalio and Ellen DeGeneres. Gwyneth Paltrow and Howard Stern. Tom Hanks and Gisele Bündchen.<p>What do …

Healthy Strategies to Lose Weight Fast

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Green Bean & Shallot Salad<p>When you know you have some extra weight to lose before a beach weekend, wedding or other big event, or as …

Weight Loss

Friends with Benefits: Pets Make Us Happier, Healthier

Social support is essential for psychological and physical well-being, but are people the only source for our sense of belongingness? For example, …

Pets

33 photos that show why everyone misses Obama

Former President Barack Obama has been living the dream ever since he left office more than a year ago.<p>From vacationing in exotic locations, to sitting for his official portrait, to negotiating a Netflix deal, Obama has been making the most of his post-presidency — and it's hard not to feel a …

The White House

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

iOS 11.3 lets you prevent Apple from throttling your aging iPhone

Apple came under fire last December for intentionally throttling the performance of iPhones with aging batteries, without informing users first. It’s now released iOS 11.3, which comes with a bunch of new features, including an option to disable said throttling.<p>Apple noted that it slowed down …

Apps

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

Privacy

Listening to Sacred Stillness: The Stillness in New Morning Light

March 27, 2018 by Greg Richardson<p><b>New Morning Light</b><p>New morning light has a uniqueness which makes it something special.<p>I have been a morning person …

Meditation

Ariana Followed This Relatable 4-Step Formula to Drop More Than 70 Pounds After Giving Birth

If you are eating healthy and working out at the gym with one end goal in mind — to lose weight — you may not get to where you want to be. You may just do your body more harm than good. This is the reason mother-of-one Ariana Hamidi says, "Fitness is a lifestyle, not a destination. The sooner you …

Fitness

How to (painlessly) reinvent yourself when life demands it

In these fast-paced times, it seems like change is the only constant we have. Some people accept change gracefully, while others hold on kicking and …

Motivation

Facebook Is Releasing a New Tool to Delete Your Data. Here’s How to Do It

But it won’t allow you to delete data from third-party apps like the ones Cambridge Analytica used.<p>Facebook Inc. said it will make it more …

Social Media