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Just Let Go -- Surrender Everything in Meditation

For many years, I took my meditation practice very seriously. I dedicated a significant portion of my life to daily practice and long retreats, which over time proved to be very helpful. This dedication to putting in the time really paid off by improving my experience of life.<p>But another part of my …

Is He Or Isn't He: Navigating Relationships In The Digital Age

<i>Ellie Burrows is an expert on sex, relationships, and everything in between. We love this piece on just how jumbled things can get in all our</i> …

Mindful Living 101

<b>Infographic –</b> Mindfulness is the process of becoming an observer and practicing non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Here’s a great …

40 Awesome Things to Do When You're 40

Not only did I never think I would turn 40, I was shocked to make it to 27. So when this happened, it was quite a surprise. I had a two-year-old and …

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The 10 Secrets of Happy, Healthy Women

Ready to make space for some much needed balance in your world? Follow these simple and straightforward rules to cultivate the happy and healthy life you've always craved.<p>Number One: Keep Mornings Calm<p>Even five minutes of pure relaxation make a huge difference in your mood and energy all day. Leave …

Wellness

6 Ways To Find Lasting Happiness After 50

After turning 50, we want to do everything we can to stay healthy, active and strong. After all, with at least 30 years more ahead of us, the investments that we make now will make all the difference in the future.<p>We all know that starting weight training or taking up a sport can make a significant …

How to Let Someone Love You: 10 Key Insights

Have you realized that you need to consciously allow another person to love you?<p>If you’re not used to being loved, your default position may be to …

Did Patrick Sharp Have Sex With Teammate's Wife?

The Chicago Blackhawks have had their share of “off-the-ice” issues this season, including the suicide of assistant equipment manager Clint Reif and …

Flames' Karri Ramo Notches Save of the Year Contender with Ridiculous Glove Save

The Calgary Flames lost 1-0 to the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, but the result would’ve been worse if not for goaltender/Marvel Comics character Karri Ramo having a spectacular night between the pipes.<p>The Flames goaltender made 28 saves on the evening, with his most spectacular coming on a …

Ice Hockey

Shampoo Bar Soap Recipe

I begin my journey into soap making almost 2 years ago. It all started when I read this post and began to understand how easy and cost-effective …

5 Ways to Get Rid of Ants Naturally Without Killing Them

Ants are critical to the environment in too many ways to count, but they quickly become pests when they invade your home seeking food, shelter, or …

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23 Types of Meditation - Find The Best Techniques For You

Ok, so you know that meditation has dozens of benefits, and everybody is doing it. You look for information online or on a bookstore, and see that …

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The Best Jeans Brands You Should Be Wearing But Might Not Know About

Brooke Shields famously proclaimed that "nothing" comes between her and her Calvin Klein jeans -- and we know exactly how she feels. We can't imagine life without our favorite denim. They are arguably the hardest-working and most beloved item in our wardrobe. What other piece of clothing is …

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Emotional Causes for Insomnia

As promised, here I am writing about insomnia. Yes, midlife women might have a bit more trouble sleeping during perimenopause, but the causes can be …

Postgame Recap: Flames vs Sharks

How do teams respond to dirty hits?

Whenever a player gets taken out by a dirty hit or a cheap shot we want to see his team respond. But it rarely happens.<p>The response.<p>Whenever there is …

Blackhawks' Daniel Carcillo offered in-person hearing for cross check

Chicago Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo has been offered an in-person hearing for a cross checking incident involving Winnipeg Jets forward …

Justin Sawyer of ECHL proposes to girlfriend during game

Engagements at hockey games? Yawn ... been there, seen that: Down on one knee, using the Jumbotron and the PA announcer to do the heavy lifting.<p>What …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Beauty: bad hair day? Try one of these brilliant cheats

<b>Sali Hughes:</b> ‘I’m loth to admit it, but scrunchies are my best recent beauty discovery – all of 24 years after they were fashionable’

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The Highest Ranked Yoga Pants That Actually Cover Your Butt

Your breath is steady, your mind is focused, your body is stretched in a strong downward-facing dog. It's in this otherwise zen moment that you …