Skye Murphy

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Live-streamed yoga app turns classes on their head

One of the ironies of going to a yoga class is that all the good work of destressing can be undone in the rush to get to work afterwards, or on the commute home.<p>This is what prompted Finnish yoga devotee Mikko Petäjä to start a live online yoga alternative two years ago. “I worked in advertising …

Living Rooms

4 Ways Touch Makes Your Relationships Better

Science has spoken — and apparently, long distance relationships are actually amazing. And yet, even as humans find tons of ways to soften the blow of distance in an LDR, psychology professor Jennifer J. Harman, PhD, tells us that there’s still no substitute for human touch. We all love a good …

Relationships

If You Want to Build Muscle and Gain Strength, Lift Lighter Weights for More Reps

Conventional gym wisdom has long offered a basic rule of thumb for novice and intermediate weightlifters: If you want to increase muscle size, lift …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Anger Management

What Happens to Your Skin When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

The sleep conversation seems tired: You <i>know</i> you're supposed to score eight hours of z's a night (and quit it with the iPad in bed, and stop pushing your bedtime back, and wake up at 7 a.m. even on weekends), but let's be honest: We're all guilty of neglecting shuteye. In fact, data from the Centers …

Your Muscles Will Be on Fire After This 16-Minute Yoga Sequence

Sure, yoga is calming, but it will also give you strong, lean, and amazingly toned muscles. Here's a 16-minute yoga sequence designed to target the entire body, and if you commit to it three times a week, you'll notice a difference in how your muscles look and feel. This is a great yoga sequence …

Yoga

A Beginner's Guide to Homesteading

Times seem to be changing drastically all around us. Millennials are proudly sporting beards and using words like “Lumbersexual” to describe a whole …

The Essence Of Spiritual Practice

The essence of spiritual practice is change - the self-transformation kinda change. If you are on any spiritual path you have to be ready and willing to not fit in where you used to, with the people you used to and or the way you're used to. Why? Spiritual practice changes you. It changes you at …

Add Incredible Size and Strength to Your Legs With ‘21s’

This bodybuilding technique is usually reserved for the biceps. Here’s how to apply it to your lower body<p>Most people use 21s with biceps curls. The classic bodybuilding technique—which involves doing the exercise using various ranges-of-motion—stimulates new muscle growth.<p>But why should your biceps …

Workouts

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

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Clothing

The mental health zines filling the gap that therapy doesn’t

At the intersection of self-advocacy and grassroots activism, zines and independent magazines have become an increasingly popular resource to find alternative narratives of mental health experiences. Long before Tumblr communities and awareness-raising hashtags, DIY press has been filling the gaps …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

Hiking

5 Proven Ways to Be More Productive

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It’s like …