Sandra Britt

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Come Together in Meditation

A key part of modern meditation is the separation of the practice from the religious faith or the rituals so long connected to it. In doing so, we are not disavowing any faith. In fact, our belief is quite the opposite. For modern meditation practitioners meditation is, and always has been, a way …

Will following positive psychology advice make you happier and healthier?

<i>Smile or Die –</i> the European retitling of Barbara Ehrenreich’s realist, anti-positive-psychology book <i>Bright Sided:How Positive Thinking Is Undermining</i> …

New Food Trends 2015

At the end of every year, platoons of food professionals -- consultants, chefs, writers and research firms -- race to predict the trends that will influence foodies all over America and ergo the world. According to Carol Tice from <i>Forbes</i>, the forecast released in mid-November by Baum+ Whiteman …

How To Make 'Magical' Cocktails That'll Convince Your Friends You're A Mixologist

You don't need a blow torch, a breathalyzer or a $460,000 bottle of whiskey to impress your friends with some boozy wizardry. All you need is some vodka, a shaker and a couple of unexpected ingredients (like cabbage juice and baking soda) to make magic happen. Check out these three recipes anyone …

Work-Life Integration: The New Way To Balance Your Career And Home Life

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>In our “Power Hack of the Week” series, we highlight one quick thing you can do each week to improve your personal, career or money life.</i><p><i>Today, we’re featuring a strategy for achieving success—and maintaining your sanity—when work and personal obligations</i> …

The Power of Self Reflection

Sometimes, you need to just stop and ponder. Here are some insights to get you started.<p>It's easy for busy ambitious people to get lost in the day, week and even the month. Heck, I know people who are so driven they blink and a whole year is gone. I have no issue with being driven and productive. I, …

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How to Put Up Christmas Lights: 7 Essential Tips and Looks

Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone dictate the aesthetic direction of your home's holiday display. He who wields the extension ladder in subzero temperatures earns the creative freedom to decorate his yard however he pleases.<p>Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone …

Colored Wooden Tables

Add another level of comfort to your garden or lawn enjoyment. Our tables are handmade in the United States by woodworking craftsmen. Every table is …

Flipping in a Winter Wonderland…Let the Holidays Begin!

And just like that, another holiday season is upon us—and this time, we’re prepared. Actually, not really: we have no clue what we’re serving with …

10 Best New Beach Hotels for Winter 2014-15

If you need a break from gift shopping and holiday parties, this is a perfect time to start planning a beach getaway. While we all have our favorite tropical destinations, it could be time to consider going somewhere new. The 2014-2015 beach season is offering a wide variety of new beach hotels …

5 Easy Asian Chicken Recipes

Fish sauce, gochujang, sriracha and soy sauce are all punchy, delicious ingredients that impart an unreal depth of flavor to whatever you're making for dinner. Luckily, in this global age, they are all quite easy to track down at your local supermarket. And what's easier to find at the store than …

Nicole Kidman on Babies, Breakups, and Life With Keith

<i>In ELLE's January issue, Nicole Kidman, star of the upcoming film Paddington (out January 16), speaks candidly about what life is really like right now—from having babies on the brain, to Keith and the kids, to dealing with hard times and criticism—plus much more. Here, a sneak peek at the cover</i> …

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Exclusive: Giving Stephen Hawking a voice

Stephen Hawking first met Gordon Moore, the cofounder of Intel, at a conference in 1997. Moore noticed that Hawking's computer, which he used to …

Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection, Illustrated

<i>“People working in the arts engage in street combat with The Fraud Police on a daily basis,”</i> Amanda Palmer wrote in her fantastic manifesto for the creative life, one of the best books of the year, <i>“because much of our work is new and not readily or conventionally categorized.”</i> Few artists in …

Concealed: Portraits of Women Who Arm Themselves

Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two …

10 Words With Roots in Lesser-Known Languages

<b>Vocabulary.com, posted by Arika Okrent</b><p>English has borrowed words from all over the world to make up its lexicon. Our friends at Vocabulary.com …