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30 Minute Core Strength

Well I have to say that getting on a plane after doing this routine may have been a mistake, Ha. I did not push myself to my absolute max, because I …

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of | Inc.com

Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something (unintentional, even) that causes a negative reaction.<p>Things can get ugly fast. Words are …

Self-help

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Shredded Chicken Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing

4 servings<p>Smoky bacon, crunchy shredded lettuce, and an addictively zesty dressing—what’s not to like? This recipe is from Cassia in Santa Monica, CA.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices bacon<p>1 1½-inch piece ginger, peeled, cut into very thin matchsticks<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon tahini<p>1 …

Soysauce

Grandma's Carrot Cake Recipe

"This recipe has been a favorite in our family for three generations. Different from traditional carrot cakes, this cake is extremely moist and …

Classic Spanish recipes from Nieves Barragán Mohacho

Eighteen years ago, a young woman called Nieves Barragán Mohacho left Santurtzi, the small Basque town where she had grown up and lived all her life, and travelled to London to take up an offer of work in the kitchen at the Barbican branch of the French chain Simply Nico (a friend’s boyfriend was …

British Food

How to make the most of your Netflix subscription

Every year more and more Americans cut the cord with their cable company. If you’ve been tethered to your cable box for the last decade, you might …

How To Make Insanely Good Edible Cookie Dough

With a little trial and error — and lots and lots of dough — I figured it out.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Katherine Sacks.</i><p>It’s hard to find a child (or, um, an adult, TBH) who doesn’t like licking the spoon while mixing cookie dough. Not only is it hard to wait for the baked cookies to be done, but there’s …

Homemade Chocolate Frosting – Basic Recipe

This homemade chocolate frosting is so simple and easy to make, plus is so creamy and very delicious! You can decorate your favorite desserts with …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Struggling with overthinking? A spiritual master has a message that you need to hear

How do you stop overthinking everything?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>Some people advise you to “live in the moment”. Others tell you to try …

15 Things Not to Say on a Job Interview

Don't ruin you chances by accidentally putting your foot in your mouth.<p>It’s not hard to flub an interview.<p>The nerves that come with sitting across …

12 Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions and What They Mean

Interviews are perhaps the most nerve-wracking part of a job hunt. Will they ask you about your strengths and weaknesses, or will they ask you how …

Employment

4 job interviews that went terribly wrong

Interviews are hard. They just are. No matter how seasoned a worker you are, it's easy to get tripped up during the interview process. But even if …

Job Interviews

Carolina Rice Pudding with Mixed Citrus

4 servings<p>This sweet, creamy, and simple recipe hits all the classic flavor profiles. Other fresh fruit such as berries or stone fruit can be used as toppers in warmer months.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 cups whole milk<p>1 cup Carolina Gold rice or long-grain white rice<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 3-inch cinnamon …

Stonefruit

Taiwanese Minced Pork Sauce

4–6 servings<p>If you have time, chill the pork belly uncovered for a few hours, which will dry out the meat a bit and make it easier to slice.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound pork belly, skin removed, patted dry<p>3 dried shiitake mushrooms<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 bunch …

Food & Dining

8 Stretches You Should Do While Watching TV To Boost Your Health

If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 13 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping …

Yoga

Three Inventive Vegetarian Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again

The collective dream of amateur cooks, if you could argue that there even is one, may be creating a healthy, easy, and delicious meal. The trifecta, if you will, of any weeknight dinner. But for most mere mortals (read: excluding professional chefs), this concept can often prove to be somewhat …

20 Quotes on Mindfulness That Will Inspire You to Make Every Second Count

As much as we know it’s important to be mindful, sometimes it’s difficult to become aware of the present moment.<p>That’s why we need a powerful …

Meditation

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

Scientists Discover a Vulnerability in HIV's Protective Shell

The discovery offers a new target for future treatments.<p>A team of researchers from the UK's Medical Research Council (MRC) has discovered a key feature used by the HIV virus to infect healthy cells without giving itself away and triggering a corresponding immune response. The work, which is …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Wellness