Sarah Blair

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​5 Things I Learned From Throwing My Legs Up A Wall Every Day

When I first heard about the legs-up-a-wall pose, I had to try it. Lately I had been ramping up my workouts, but I hadn't done anything to alleviate the inevitable soreness that followed in the hours afterward. And besides, I'm always game for something new and different, as evidenced by my Google …

Physicists Just Found a Way to Spin Teeny Tiny Robot Motors With Bacteria

Wheeee!<p>It may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but researchers have found a way to power micromotors with the help of swimming bacteria. …

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

Emotional Intelligence

Yawning: Why we do it and what it means

A yawn is an involuntary reflex where the mouth is opened wide, and the lungs take in a lot of air. The air is then exhaled slowly. During this time, …

5 Simple Habits That Will Make 2017 the Healthiest Year Ever

Last night we said goodbye to another year and ushered in a brand spanking new 2017. And while the glitter dust settles, it's now time for reflection …

Work Out Videos On Netflix: 10 Titles To Motivate Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution

If you’re looking for a straight work out video, you may not want to turn to Netflix. While there appears to be a shortage of exercise tutorials on …

Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Genetics

Editing Your Home to Happiness: Our Best Decluttering Strategies

Clutter, probably more than cleanliness, affects our sense of well-being at home. And in a place where we should feel relaxed, refreshed, and most …

Minimalism

Conquer Your Stomach Pooch: The Best Stretch for Flat Abs

Noticed how many celebs with great bodies say they do yoga and Pilates? They may be on to something. An Auburn University at Montgomery study found …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

The More You Hang Out With Grandma, The Longer She’ll Live

Social isolation is bad for an elderly person’s health<p>As a person ages, their social circles get smaller and smaller. Family members relocate for new …

How to Eat Healthy: 25 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier Every Day

There's a lot of advice out there on how to eat healthy, and if we're being honest, it can sometimes feel like too much to think about. Especially …

Nutrition

An ancient Chinese principle can help you get comfortable with doing less—and make you happier, too

A lot of New Year’s resolutions are aimed at springing into action—whether the goal is losing weight, finding love or moving to a new city. But my main priority now is learning to be still. And the Chinese concept of <i>wu wei—</i>strategic non-action—has helped me do just that.<p>The Tao Te Ching, written in …

Taoism

'Patients who should live are dying': Greece's public health meltdown

Seven years of austerity have seen hospitals become ‘danger zones’, doctors say, with many fearing worse is to come<p>Rising mortality rates, an increase in life-threatening infections and a shortage of staff and medical equipment are crippling Greece’s health system as the country’s dogged pursuit of …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

How to make 2017 the year you finally read more books

Vowing to read more books is a perennially popular New Year’s resolution—right up there with getting organized and exercising. But even if you consider yourself a bibliophile, it can be hard to get through books when you’ve fallen out of practice. Here are a few tricks that can help you read more …

Books