Shannon Rhyner

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Jessica Alba’s Nutritionist Crushes Cravings With These Recipes

Whether you’re gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, or Paleo, planning your daily menus seems to boil down to one simple question: What should I eat …

Healthy Eating

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Mindfulness Is More Than A Buzzword: A Look Behind The Movement

The popularity of mindfulness in the western world has skyrocketed in recent years. It’s on the cover of magazines and appears on the evening news. Celebrities swear by it, scientists study it, monks still practice it and business leaders use it to thwart burnout.<p>As mindfulness becomes a buzzword …

Mindfulness

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

Don't try to be perfect, just try to be better than you were yesterday.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

Is the treehouse the pinnacle of sustainable living? - CNN Style

Written by Katy Scott, CNN<p>Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.<p>In an instant, plain-planked interiors propped in the trees transformed into faraway lands, forts and hideaways.<p>Brothers Andy and Simon Payne were no different. Growing up in Kenya, …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

Motivation

Can The Number 1440 Change Your Life?

Why would someone tattoo the number 1440 on his forearm? Can a single number change your life?<p>In a word, yes. This number doesn’t involve any tricks or gimmicks. Rather, it’s symbolic of a <i>mindset change.</i><p>The number is 1,440, and it represents the number of minutes there are in a day. If used as a …

Time Management

8 Ways to Burn Major Calories No Matter What You're Doing

While it's been proven that burning calories is not the only way to lose weight, it can't hurt. And if there's a way to blithely burn calories …

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can launch startups into another gear, earning them more customers, traction and publicity than ever. What many founders are less apt to discuss, however, …

Entrepreneurship

Brain gain: 10 ways to think yourself younger

Fancy anti-ageing face creams are all very well, but how many of us stop to think about the importance of keeping our brains young?<p>With the average lifespan tipped to rise to 100, we’re living longer lives and asking more of our bodies than ever. But losing our memories doesn’t have to be part of …

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

5 Lessons From Kid Entrepreneurs Making More Money Than You

These youthful business leaders offer valuable tips on efficient ways to utilize their finances.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. That’s the beauty of innovation -- as long as you have a great idea and a passion for success, …

Entrepreneurship

The 29 Hottest Outdoor Decorating Trends of 2016

More than ever this year, the outdoors were an extension of our indoor living spaces. See the top 30 ways people made their exteriors cozy, stylish, and inviting in 2016 ahead.

6 Tips for Yoga Beginners Who Want to Start a Practice

Yoga is quickly spreading across America, and the whole world for that matter, as an alternative method for dealing with stress, tension, and pressurizing environment. This ancient technique of mindful movements is quickly becoming the newest trend in self-help, self-motivation, and general …

Yoga

Astronomers Have a New Explanation For How The Moon Was Formed

And how it got its weird tilt.<p>The most popular hypothesis for how our Moon came to be is the giant impact hypothesis: the idea that a Mars-sized …

Overthinkers May Be Smarter And More Creative Than Everyone Else

Validation, at last.<p>The inner dialogue of an overthinker is often filled with uncertainty and self-doubt (sounds fun, right?). But it’s certainly not all bad news.<p>The constant chatter in a neurotic person’s mind can also yield some pretty positive traits. Psychologists and research studies are …

Psychology

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Beginner's Guide: Paleo Diet For Weight Loss And Better Health

There are many diets out there that promise short term weight loss and enforce the idea of detoxing the body. However, dieting is not all about …

Slim for Life: 10 Strategies to Lose Fat and Keep It Off

Jeff Harris<p>Use fat to burn fat.<p>Trying yet again to lose those last 10 pounds? We hear you. In fact, 50 percent of women say that within six months …

Weight Loss

Brazilian Butt Lift 5-Minute Workout

Brazilian Butt Lift Plie<p>Minutes 0:00-1:00<p>Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, arms at sides, toes turned out.<br>• Tuck tailbone under …

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

Breakfast

Breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day, says scientist

Claims that breakfast is the most important meal of the day have little scientific basis, a study suggests.<p>Dieticians and health experts have long promoted the benefits of eating breakfast as an energy booster and a way to kick-start the metabolism.<p>But the idea that skipping this meal makes you …

Fresh Lemon Syrup Recipe

Whether you're juicing standard supermarket lemons or their seasonal Meyer cousins, save the rinds for this vibrant yellow syrup. It's pure sunshine in a bottle, made from nothing but sugar dissolved by the acidic pulp—no cooking required! Since there's no added juice, it tastes more sweet than …

8 Critical Things Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

By <b>Travis Bradberry</b><p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Savory Mug Meals That Require *Little* Clean-Up

Right now, you’re busy decorating for spring and researching travel destinations in preparation for the warmer months ahead. This means you probably don’t have a lot of time for making yourself dinner at the end of day. The perfect solution? Savory microwavable mug recipes . They’re unbelievably …

“Sisters of the Valley” Portraits of a Group of Nuns Who Grow Weed – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Captivating series by photographers Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois (previously featured here). “Sisters of the Valley” takes us inside a group of …