Monica Aur

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A Calming Elixir to Drink Before Bedtime

<i>To usher in the new year, we asked creative people to share the homemade recipes they count on to detox, cleanse — and refresh.</i><p>“When I have my back issues, that’s really just my body screaming at me,” says the creative consultant Matilda Goad. “I always think I’m not stressed out. But it is hard …

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Here’s how to make an anti-inflammatory turmeric shot

Science has made it abundantly clear that your body does not like inflammation. More than being a nuisance that causes bloating, it has also been …

Antiinflammatory

This Delicious Smoothie Will Help Fight Dangerous Inflammation In Your Body

Sip your way to better health.<p>Inflammation is part of the body's immune response. White blood cells release chemicals into the blood to protect your body from harmful substances. This chemical release increases the bloodflow to the injured or infected area and causes warmth and redness. When fluid …

Your no-fail guide to using sage to clear your home

For thousands of years, cultures around the world have believed that a person’s energy is like perfume—once you come in contact with someone else’s …

What’s the Best Baby-Shower Gift?

So your best friend had a baby. And you’re completely clueless about the whole enterprise. What do you bring to the shower? Do you go with something …

Pregnancy

The cleanse you should do once a week, according to the godfather of colonics

In the world of wellness, Gil Jacobs has developed a reputation for being particularly extreme—after all, this is the guy who’s been nicknamed “the …

Wellness

How to make Chocolate Coconut Banana Pancakes

Fancy something different this Pancake Day? Here's an alternative recipe from The Groovy Food Company.<p>Chocolate Coconut Banana Pancakes<p>Preparation …

How to do Gwyneth Paltrow’s “Clean Beauty” diet for amazing skin

As anyone looking for a healthy glow knows, the wildly prolific (and true!) adage “great skin comes from within” isn’t just lip service. You’ve got …

Wellness

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Books

BA's Best Guacamole

It takes a while for the avocado to absorb all the flavors you add to it. So if you ever find yourself wondering if your guac is spicy (or salty, or lime-y) enough, wait a few minutes before you add more so that you don’t accidentally overseason it. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our …

Recipes

15 Overnight Oats Recipes That Will Make Your Morning Routine a Breeze

"I have too much free time in the morning." -No One Ever<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between eating breakfast and remembering to put on deodorant.<p>From: Dr. Oz The Good Life

Breakfast

The Mysteries of the Thyroid

When Alejandro Junger, M.D. first introduced us to Anthony William—author of the fascinating read, <i>Medical Medium Thyroid Healing</i>—we were immediately …