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Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust in front of the modern psyche. But we need to set aside our biases to see the truth.<p>Mindfulness and meditation are not just a fad …

Mindfulness

5 Zen Principles To Live By

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 5 Zen Principles To Live By appeared first on iamwire.

Meditation

Why we should all take a walk through the woods

The Japanese art of forest bathing is quickly gaining popularity and here's why<p>Açaí bowls, healing crystals, Yanni’s music: I file a wide breadth of …

Meditation

Gyro-what? This rapidly growing workout seeks to lengthen, strengthen and heal.

Alison Shulman has always been active, whether hiking, cycling, or practicing yoga. But in 2012, thanks to arthritis and hypermobile joints, the 51-year-old reached a point where participating in any of them was impossible and even walking was painful. Looking for a solution, she sought out the …

Exercise

5 Fitness Stars' Top Advice on How to Start Working Out

Let’s face it: if you’ve fallen off—or have yet to jump on—the fitness bandwagon, it can be pretty challenging to get motivated to hit the gym, or go …

Fitness

This vibrating fitness roller will stretch and soothe your achy back

'Hyperice' has developed a fitness recovery device that vibrates and claims that this will help your muscles recover faster.

Fitness

Why You Should Stop Trying to Be More Confident

Research shows that mastering self-compassion is a better tactic when it comes to relationship and career success.<p>Let’s cut to the chase: yup, successful people are confident. And the more successful people become, often the more confident they are. And more confidence provides more benefits. …

Self-help

How 3 Years With No Sugar Changed My Life

<b>By Sarah Wilson, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>When I first quit sugar, I treated it as an invitation to try out a new way of living, just to – you know …

Diabetes

How to Make Earthy, Smoky Penne Boscaiola (Pasta With Mushrooms and Bacon)

Recipe names don't always make much sense. Take <i>cacciatore</i>, for instance, which is named for a hunter, yet, in all its many forms, it almost never includes ingredients you'd expect someone to bring home from the hunt. The pasta sauce known as <i>boscaiola</i>, however, has the perfect epithet.<p>"Boscaiola" …

8 Profound Principles of the Zen Samurai That Will Give You Strength During Hard Times

I think we can all agree that sometimes it’s difficult to live a life of virtue. We know that holding ourselves to high moral standards will be …

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.<p>More Protein, Paced …

Nutrition

Meditation for Beginners: 7 Tips For Those Who Say They Can't Meditate

One of the most healthy habits you can develop for yourself is meditation, hands down.<p>Countless research studies have shown its benefits, ranging …

Behind the Hedges: Catherine Horwood’s Hidden Kitchen Garden

It’s impossible to refer to Catherine Horwood’s potager as a kitchen garden, tucked away as it is, at the very end of her half-acre UK garden—it is …

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

Investing

Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

Most of us suffer back pain at some point in our lives. In fact, it's one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor. Many of us also probably reach for medication. Now, new guidelines from the American College of Physicians say try exercise, yoga, or massage first.<p>That's a pretty big …

Massage Therapy

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef Brisket with Charred Cabbage and Dill Vinaigrette Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from chef Hugh Acheson. Although it's a late winter or early …

Pressure Cooker Gnocchi and Mushrooms in Rosemary Alfredo Sauce

Carbohydrate, by difference<p>189g<p>100%<p>Protein<p>44g<p>96%<p>Vitamin A, RAE<p>126µg<p>18%<p>Vitamin B-12<p>1µg<p>42%<p>Vitamin B-6<p>2mg<p>100%<p>Vitamin C, total ascorbic …

15 Clever Ways To Eat Veggies Instead Of Starchy Carbs

Healthy Eating

The Softest Apple Cake

<i>Prajitura cu mere – a deliciously tender apple cake, easily made and loved by everyone.</i><p>When it comes to apple cake, I think you really have a choice …

Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks

Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Low Carb Cauliflower Breadsticks with fresh herbs, garlic, and lots …

Oolong Tea Benefits: The Top 6 Reasons to Drink This Amazing Fat Burning Tea!

Never heard of oolong tea before?<p>Well, reading this article will help you discover this magical weight loss tea, and all of its other glorified …

5-Minute Abs (No Equipment Needed!)

Mountain Climbers<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position.<br>• Bring right foot forward, bending knee.<br>• Switch legs, bringing left knee forward while moving …

Workouts

Stay strong in 2017

If you got started on your 2017 New Year’s resolution last week with our CultFit Home Workout, we’re here to help you keep up the good work with Week 2. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>All you need is your iPhone, plus your Apple Watch if you have one, and some …

This Tutorial Teaches You to Blow Dry Your Long Hair for a Professionally Styled Look

You know how your hair always looks absolutely fabulous after you step out of a salon, but as soon as you get home any chance of replicating it feels …

How to Invite People Over More Often (and Be a Better Host When They Arrive)

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