Sarah Kmonk

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These Beautiful Handwritten Love Letters Will Leave You Swooning

Call me maybe. Write me definitely.<p>Once, while thumbing through my favorite book -- <i>To the Lighthouse</i> by Virginia Woolf -- I found a scrap of paper wedged within the "Time Passes" section. "Hey," it read, "you found me! I love you."<p>The scrawl (sloppy, Sharpie-thick) was my ex-boyfriend's. Things had …

15 ways to eat healthy on a budget

What's even more challenging is trying to make those meals healthy.<p>For starters, filling your cart with fresh, nutritious groceries isn't cheap. So with the help of some of our favorite nutrition pros, we've come up with a shopping list of foods and seasonings that can make healthy cooking easier …

Crock Pot Cheesy Potatoes are Total Carb Comfort

Crock pot cheesy potatoes are a classic dish for potlucks and holidays, made even easier by cooking them in the slow cooker. More room in the oven for more great food!<p>Crock pot cheesy potatoes. Where do I even begin? I swear these have a piece of my heart. You might think I’m exaggerating, but I’m …

90 minutes in nature really change the brain - Futurity

Walking in nature yields measurable mental benefits and may reduce the risk of depression, report researchers.

4 Signs You Should Retire Your Running Shoes | Competitor.com

Running shoes don’t last forever, but you can’t necessarily follow the old adage that each pair will last 400 miles either. Running in old shoes can …

‘Researchers have found that CBT is roughly half as effective in treating depression as it used to be’<p>Everybody loves cognitive behavioural therapy. It’s the no-nonsense, quick and relatively cheap approach to mental suffering – with none of that Freudian bollocks, and plenty of scientific backing. …

Psychology

This Woman Got A Tattoo To Honour Her Late Father And Started A Global Movement

Project Semicolon aims to encourage and support those struggling with depression, suicide, addiction, and self-harm.<p>"From the start the project was a huge success," Bleuel said. "It is credited to a good friend of mine who wishes to not be named. He is a genius when it comes to networking. In the …

Mental Health

This website only lets one person in at a time

As I write this, I'm waiting in line. Not at the grocery store or camping out for a superfluous wearable, but to get into a website. That only one person can visit at a time. For a total 60 seconds. It's madness. There are 3,662 people ahead of me and my ticket number is 113,664. I'm not great at …

Wearable Tech

8 Challenges for Your Overall Fitness

Just because you run doesn’t mean you’re in shape, as one Runner’s World editor discovered.

How to Run Stoned

Runner’s high is taking on a new meaning as elite endurance athletes start fessing up to using cannabis while training to help them endure boredom, reduce pain, and ease nausea. Ultrarunner Jenn Shelton, who was featured in the bestselling book <i>Born to Run,</i> has praised the performance-enhancing …

Cannabis

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

3 Tips to Battle Exertional Headaches

<i>This article first appeared on Women’s Running.</i><p>Since I was a child, I’ve always suffered from migraines. I used to lie awake most nights with a cold …

Exclusive: Hear Wil Wheaton discuss his mental illness with Project UROK

Child actor-turned-maligned-<i>Star-Trek-</i>character-turned-geek-icon Wil Wheaton has been fairly open about his struggles with mental illness and …

20 Best Healthy Protein Pancake Recipes

Welcome one, welcome all. Your search for the healthy breakfast solution is over, and it's comprised of three words: Healthy protein pancakes. OK, we …

My Depression Is Not an Accessory

Largely among teens and young adults, there seems to be this false idea of what depression actually is. I've often heard the narrative of depression being embodied by two rebellious, black-clad lovers curled up on the hood of a car, cigarette smoke trailing figures around them. The pair whisper to …

Why Your Shoulders and Neck Hurt When You Run

Blame your form. Here’s how to fix it so you can hit the pavement pain free<p>You would expect any pain you experience while runningto be located in your lower body, but that’s not always the case. Pounding the pavement can also cause discomfort in your neck and shoulders, according to Mike Reinold, …

Physiotherapy

How to Cook Tofu That Actually Tastes Good

By Rochelle Bilow<p>If you haven't cooked tofu before, it can be scary. But we've got you, with essential tips for making tofu at home.<p>Treat it right, and tofu will provide an unending stream of breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snack, and condiment options. Treat it wrong, and you've got one soggy, …

Tofu

How to Cook Mussels Like Some Kind of Professional Mussel-Cooker

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Mussels are quick-cooking, inexpensive, and party-friendly. Avoid these common mistakes, and get them right, every time.<p>Quick—name a dish that's inexpensive, quick-cooking, fancy enough for a party, but easy enough to make on a weeknight. If you said mussels, we're on the same …

Mussels

33 Quick And Healthy Breakfasts For Busy Mornings

Joel Runyon<p>Read full profile<p>It’s one thing wanting to eat healthily and browsing the internet for perfectly balanced and tasty recipes to prepare, …

Healthy Eating

Flexible fat burning speedwork for all abilities

Generally speaking, runners like structure. They like knowing where they’re going and how fast they have to go. But occasionally throwing a rigid …

How 5 Voices Inside You Can Make Your Day

“Self-talk” is the psychological term for the inner conversation that streams constantly through one’s mind. Self-talk is something we all do. In …

Intrepid Reporter and Photographer Take a Trip Up to the Top of Sutro Tower in San Francisco

In the latest installment of the KQED series <i>Bay Curious</i>, reporter Jessica Plazcek and photographer Adam Grossberg take a trip to the top of Sutro …

The A.V. Club - Video

What I Learned About Anxiety When My Dad Got Circumcised at Age 68

My phone vibrated against my hip, alerting me to a text message. “Had to take your daddy to the doctor,” Mama’s text read. “There were problems with …

Review: SchuttenWorks’ Wave uses magnets and wood in a beautiful Apple Watch charging stand

Wood has historically been a tricky material for Apple accessories: it can be challenging to precision-fit to Apple devices, and isn’t always a good visual match for metal and glass. But wood accessories are beginning to enjoy a renaissance thanks to the Apple Watch. Since nightstands are almost …

21 Delicious Ways To Eat Avocado For Breakfast

Guest-starring avocado's BFFs, eggs and carbs.

5 essential fuel rules for runners

We runners like following the rules. We do as our training schedules dictate, hoping to add precious speed and shave precious seconds. We replace our …

This Instagram profile is one giant canvas of pop culture

If they showed up in your Instagram stream, micahnotfound's photos wouldn't look like anything spectacular. They'd look cool of course — bright colors, collages, paper cutouts, and pop culture references galore — but they wouldn't look <i>amazing</i>. That's because the photos are meant to be viewed from …