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When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Study: You're breathing wrong

Simple 1:2 breathing is where it's at, according to a major university study.<br>Read More

Meditation

Why mindful breathing keeps your brain healthy and young

Yogis, non-yogis, long-term meditators, and short-term 'dabblers' alike will all agree that meditation improves focus. But, until now, no studies had …

The Brain

What is box breathing?

Box breathing is a powerful, yet simple, relaxation technique that aims to return breathing to its normal rhythm. This breathing exercise may help to …

You might be able to meditate your way to a sharper mind, science says

The wide-ranging restorative powers of meditation give proof to the power of your mind—and the direct link between the mind and body. The ancient …

5 Things Travelers Should Avoid Photographing

Shutterbugs, we know it’s almost impossible to pocket your camera when you see something truly beautiful, iconic, or surprising. After all, isn’t …

10 opulent interiors that spurn minimalism for rich colours and textures

Deep hues, tactile fabrics and gold detailing feature in the interiors we've highlighted for this weeks' Pinterest roundup, which forgo simplicity …

How To DIY A Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is a unique way to display artwork, but we’ve always been deterred from trying one in our home because they look, well, tricky to …

How to make the most of a 600-square-foot apartment

Designed by Vancouver-based Anthill Studios<p>Local firm Anthill Studios has helped a couple overhaul a 600-square-foot condo in Vancouver’s Olympic Village, with maximizing storage and the efficient use of space the clients’ biggest priorities.<p>Along with the couple, who had very clear ideas of what …

Dining Rooms

How to shoot the best video on your smartphone

Release your inner Spielberg.<p>We all wield the miniature computers in our pockets to shoot endless photos...but what about video? While many of us do capture clips—spurred by improving camera quality, increased storage capacity, and the rise of "stories" formats on platforms like Snapchat and …

Mobile Photography

The Craziest Skyscrapers in Dubai Photos

There is certainly no shortage of sky-high buildings in Dubai. As the Emirati city has become a global hub for commerce, its skyline has swelled exponentially, with new, envelope-pushing buildings constantly being added. Numerous Dubai towers have, at various points in the past 15 years, claimed …

Skyscrapers

’17 Summer Gear Guide: The Best in Fitness

Our editors curated and personally tested some of the most exciting, innovative, stylish and just plain fun products that Summer 2017 has to offer. …

26 travel-friendly drugstore favorites to pack this summer

It's not easy to bring an entire beauty arsenal along on every getaway. Sure, we want to look our best, but we also want to travel light and, if flying, avoid checking a bag.<p>To seek out the best TSA-friendly buys, TODAY Style asked celebrity experts to share their favorite travel-sized beauty …

This Martha's Vineyard Summer Home Is As Cozy As It Gets

Architect Andrew Franz creates a collection of intimate spaces within a sprawling retreat<p>Martha’s Vineyard may be the preferred vacation destination for many a past president, but that doesn’t mean all the houses there are palatial. In fact, much of the island’s charm lies in its storied resistance …

Architecture

How to Recover When You’re Sleep Deprived

“Missing out on sleep deprives your brain synapses, muscles, ligaments, and joints of the chance to reset and renew,” says Matthew Edlund, M.D., the …

How To Look Good In Photos - Eight Top Tips To Put Your Best Foot Forward For The Camera

We've all had photos we'd rather burn than show anyone and we've all had ones where we look great. Chances are you don't know how to recreate the …

Mobile Photography

Meditation How-Tos With a Kundalini Guide

<i>In our first installment of the Meditation How-Tos marriage advice series, the Kundalini guide behind Benshen, Desiree Pais, gives you the step-by-step methods you need to practice to stay focused and calm before, during, and after you tie the knot.</i><p>I’m about to tell you the secret to planning the …

Meditation

Keep clutter at bay with these clever organizing products

I’m always searching for storage products and other organizational tools for my clients. Although I don’t think that bins, baskets and shelves alone can solve someone’s organizational problems, they are helpful in providing a designated place for belongings. Clutter tends to pile up when people …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

6 Books to Get You Unhooked from Negative Habits

1) THE CRAVING MIND<b>From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love—How We Get Hooked & How We Can Break Bad Habits</b><br>Judson Brewer (Yale)We’re forever reaching …

Burr Ridge home with barbecue room: $3M

11 Andrew Ct. in Burr Ridge: $2,975,000<p>Listed on Aug. 16, 2016<p>Featured include generously proportioned rooms, hardwood floors, a great room, garden with golfing green, outdoor screened entertaining area, sport court and waterfall. The kitchen is supplemented by a unique ventilated barbecue room. …

3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

How To Overcome Insecurity and Change Your Negative Relationship Patterns

<b>“Sometimes our thoughts are backed by so much insecurity that they create lies we believe.” ~Unknown</b><p>After nearly a year of being single and after …

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha’s, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything | Inc.com

While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much …

Self-help

Ford built a baby bed that feels like it’s driving around the neighborhood

Some babies won’t sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That’s why Ford’s latest creation isn’t a car at all – it’s a small cot for babies called Max Motor Dreams (via CNET) that simulates a drive using sound and motion, …

Tips of the Week: Wire Tunnels, Paint as Glue, and the Big Gulp Syndrome

Another week, another collection of hopefully useful tips and tricks. Let me know what you think of the tips column in the comments. Have you put any of the tips to use? How did that go? Do you have any desires for tips in areas of making that I’m currently not covering? And, as always, please …