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The Simple Trick Google Employees Use to Avoid Burnout That You Can Steal Right Now

Is work putting you in a rut? Before you hit a burnout, get back into the swing of things with a simple practice that's worked wonders for Google …

Five Reasons Why Meditation Will Improve Your Career

Meditation has existed as a practice for centuries, the earliest records coming from India. But in recent years it has exploded onto the world stage as a way to improve our wellbeing in an increasingly-demanding world.<p>Whether you’d rather plug into an app on your way to work, or spend your early …

Meditation

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

Six mindfulness techniques for physicians

What goes through your mind in the moment before you walk into the room to see your next patient? A flurry of thoughts about all the patients you've …

Mindfulness

Shredded Chicken Salad with Creamy Miso Dressing

4 servings<p>Smoky bacon, crunchy shredded lettuce, and an addictively zesty dressing—what’s not to like? This recipe is from Cassia in Santa Monica, CA.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices bacon<p>1 1½-inch piece ginger, peeled, cut into very thin matchsticks<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon tahini<p>1 …

Recipes

The 12 healthiest lettuces and leafy greens for you, ranked

So which leaves and lettuces should you use in your salad to justify the croutons, bacon, and tasty dressing you add?<p>We're here to help you find the most nutritious ones.<p>In the past rankings, we've relied on the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods". But this time, we factored in how many nutrients …

Meditation and Yoga May Change How Stress Affects Our DNA, Study Finds

Mindfulness has become a trendy buzzword among the wellness community. Yoga studios and meditation centers continue to pop up as people seek refuge from being constantly on the go (and feeling the draining effects).<p>But it turns out these practices are doing more than simply providing us a …

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum.<p>This shift is probably being driven by a few factors. Despite its recent appreciation in value, as a …

How To Solve All Your Summer Beauty Problems

Ah, summer…what a wonderful season! The days are long, the sun is out, and the weather is hot. But with the new season comes a whole bunch of beauty problems, from frizzy hair and oily skin to sunburns and redness.<p>There are a lot of things that can go wrong with your beauty look in the summer, but …

7 Drugstore Highlighters That Celebrity Makeup Artists Actually Use

Glowy Emily Ratajkowski skin for under $10.<p>Glowy Emily Ratajkowski skin for under $10.

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Slow Cooker Italian Beef Recipe

Italian beef has long been a slow cooker recipe favorite, and it is loaded with flavor. The Italian-style pickled vegetables — giardiniera and …

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

17 Of The Best Things Under $10 To Buy At Sephora

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

An 8-Minute Workout to Tone Your Whole Body

LeBootCamp founder Valérie Orsoni believes in workouts that are fast, fun and results-driven. So she created Metaboost, an eight-step routine that …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

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Time to Get Toned! Tighten Up With These at-Home Workouts

Looking to get toned and tight for your big day but cringe at the thought of spending hours you might not have at the gym? No worries. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite and effective at-home workout videos, perfect for the busy bride-to-be.<p><b>Barre3</b><br>Barre workouts have been taking the nation by …

Fitness

3 Lunge Variations Perfect For Toned Legs and a Perky Butt!

When people say the word "lunge" at the gym, it's usually met with groans. It may not be your favorite exercise, but if there's one move that can really jump-start your weight-loss efforts and target your legs and butt, it's the lunge. But before you start just lunging around all over the place, …

Workouts

10 Muscle-Building Foods

Trying to bulk up? Here are the 10 foods you should include in your diet.<p>The Best Foods for Building Muscle<p>Many folks hit the gym hoping to build …

Nutrition

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

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10-minute HIIT workout you can do in your living room

The high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, led by Joy Bauer and Dr. Oz, is comprised of six body-weight exercises that are meant to be done during commercial breaks — yes, you can do this while you're watching TV! Watch the video below and check out the descriptions of the exercises for …

The 10 Best New Moisturizers To Try This Spring

Give your skin a spring awakening with a lighter, brighter moisturizer. While you may think you can stow away your face creams as the weather starts to warm up, a nourishing moisturizer is a crucial step in achieving a natural glow. With these lightweight, gel-based moisturizers to cooling cream …

The 5 Worst Foods to Eat Right Before Bed

Getting enough sleep on a regular basis is hard. You can thank a million and one different things for that—including the fact that some snacks you …

Nutrition

10 easy ways to improve your memory

Got a bad memory? Forget it!<p>With our top tips, phone numbers escaping you and shopping lists getting sketchy will become, er, a distant memory.<p><b>1.</b> …

The Brain

9 Ways to Activate Your Brown Fat and Slim Down Faster

There's a type of fat — known as brown fat — that can actually help you get slimmer. Your body is home to two completely different types of fat — …

Wild Mushroom & Polenta Casserole Recipe

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2015<p>In this vegetarian polenta casserole recipe, the choice of cheese is as important as which wild mushroom you …

Falafel Sliders with Avocado Hummus

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Falafel sliders<p>One 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained, divided<br>• 1/2 red onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 cloves garlic, quartered<br>• 5 sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained<br>• 1/2 cup packed fresh Italian parsley<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 teaspoon ground coriander<br>• 1 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1/2 cup …

A Stanford Researcher Says This Is the Wrong Time to Drink Coffee (and It's Not About Time of Day) | Inc.com

Baba Shiv is a marketing professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He specializes in exploring how neuronal structures in the brain affect decision making, as well as what prompts and supports human creativity.<p>This would all be interesting enough, but one particular aspect of what …

This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More) | Inc.com

The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory jobs and technology proliferates, a rigid 40-hour …