Sarah Machado

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Ten lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

Asia Travel

8 Wellness Retreats to Help You Meet Your New Year's Resolutions

Whether you proudly proclaimed a list of New Year's resolutions on January 1 or simply made a mental note of intentions for the new year, it takes …

Meditation

The best outdoor activities for Christmas 2017 – from ice skating to markets

Ice rinks, light shows, glühwein and winter festivals – there’s no need to get cabin fever at home with the family this year<p>More to see: Theatre | Carols and concerts | Dance | Comedy | Film | Art<p>Back in the dark days of the 20th century, Christmas in Britain seemed like a primarily indoor affair. …

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

Do you have the rarest Myers-Briggs personality type?

Only 1.5% of do, apparently<p>Have you ever taken a Myers-Briggs personality test? There are 16 Myers-Briggs personality types in total and they offer …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

6 Ways to Practice Lagom, the Swedish Secret to a Balanced, Happy Life

Fourteen years ago, Niki Brantmark was invited to spend her summer vacation with a friend on Sweden’s West Coast. “It was the perfect setting for the …

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

Jamie Oliver's seared tuna with Sicilian couscous and greens

I love having fresh sustainably sourced tuna once in a while – it’s easy to cook and high in selenium, which helps keep our nails and hair super-strong and healthy.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>TAKES<p>15 minutes plus soaking<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 ripe mixed-colour tomatoes<br>1½-2 fresh red chillies<br>2 sprigs of fresh basil<br>2 lemons<br>150g …

Recipes

Tools To Enhance Your Mind-Body Connection, That Aren’t Yoga

It's time to get zen.<p>Flowing through sun salutations is a great way to start the day. It’s easy to see why yoga is many people’s first choice when it …

How to Make Avocado Brownies with Avo Frosting

Want a smart swap for a healthier dessert? You already know avocados are nutritional powerhouses, thanks to the fiber, B vitamins, folate, and …

15-Minute Dinners to Ease Back into the School Year

You might not want to believe it, but it’s happening! Summer is quickly coming to an end and the kids will be off to school in NO time. That means it’s time to break the Instant Pot and slow cooker out of hibernation for easy plan-ahead meals. And, for those days where it just doesn’t happen (hey, …

Cooking

What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …

3 Negative Thinking Patterns to Avoid - What to Do Instead

Although you can’t always control what you think, you can learn to identify when you’re sinking into a negative pattern and reboot to a more …

Self-help

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat

Want to burn more fat without changing what you eat? Intermittent fasting isn't a diet. Intermittent fasting is just a different way of eating.<p>For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least …

Holistic Medicine

15 Wise Buddhism Quotes That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

Life is tough sometimes. Whether it’s your job, relationships, your mental health, or your physical health, life has a way of presenting obstacles …

Meditation

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

How to stop night time anxiety

What to do when your worries spiral out of control after dark<p>It's been a long, tiring day and you're feeling shattered. Finally you crawl into bed, …

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Happiness

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<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 …

TED Talks

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

England

How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

Nutrition

The 10 simple prosecco cocktails you need to make

These refreshing prosecco cocktails are perfect for enjoying on warm days (or even chilly ones). Best of all, you can make them with store-cupboard staples.<p><b>Lemon Sherbet Fizz</b><p>A mouthwatering, lip-smacking, tangy citrus froth. Pop one heaped teaspoon of lemon sorbet into the bottom of a tall flute …