Stephanie Pratt

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Do you sit down all day? Here's six stretches you need to stop your body seizing up

Unfortunately, many of us have jobs where we are required to sit for extended periods of the day. In terms of our health, it's a terrible situation to find ourselves in.<p>Almost all the research on the subject suggests that sitting for long periods of time raises a number of health concerns, …

Ergonomics

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

Mindfulness

Why Self-Talk Is So Powerful For Your Health & Happiness

<i>We all could use a motivational speech from time to time — but don't underestimate the importance of self-talk. If you are looking for ways to pump</i> …

There’s a dark side to meditation that no one talks about

We’ve all heard about the benefits of meditation <i>ad nauseam</i>. Those disciplined enough to practice regularly are rewarded with increased control over the brainwaves known as alpha rhythms, which leads to better focus and may help ease pain. In addition to calming the mind and body, meditation can …

Meditation

24 Inexpensive Beauty Products That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

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

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11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It’s A Real Thing)

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

Your 7-Minute Total-Body Workout

For this week's #WorkoutWednesday, we tapped Brynn Putnam, founder of Refine Method studio in New York City to create a quickie routine that's also …

How to Boost Your Self-Worth: 7 Tips to Feel Better About Yourself

<b>“The more we see ourselves as a vibrant, successful, inspiring person who boldly declares and manifests her vision, the more we become just that.”</b> …

Positive Thinking

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

3 Stretches That Give Instant Relief From Sciatica

Whether due to an injury or pregnancy, sciatica hurts! The piercing, shooting pain is caused when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower spine down the back of each leg, gets pinched. It can be unbearable, so try these simple stretches to help get some relief.

Here's How Big the Opportunity Could Be for Marijuana Stocks

Wins by pro-pot advocates are ushering in a gold rush of interest in marijuana stocks. Some marijuana companies will be winners and others will be losers, but they'll all have a chance to compete in what GreenWave Advisors estimates could be a $25 billion market in 2021. Are you prepared to profit …

Massive meta-study confirms the health benefits of cannabis

After digging through more than 10,000 separate clinical studies, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on Thursday issued a groundbreaking, 400-page report on the potential benefits and detriments posed by cannabis use. The biggest revelation: cannabis has verifiable …

Brilliant Principal Tells Kids to 'Dab When You Sneeze'

He transformed the popular move into a stellar way to keep kids from spreading germs this winter.<p>Did anyone else find it weird when House Speaker Paul Ryan had no clue what Roger Marshall's teen son Cal was up to yesterday when, while posing with his dad for a photo op, Cal busted out a dab?<p>"You …

Alignment Tips to Free Your Neck and Shoulders From Chronic Pain

<b>I came to yoga with years of unconscious holding patterns in my shoulders and neck.</b> Over time these patterns began to yield and were replaced with …

Tone Your Entire Body (Mostly Your Butt!) With This 4-Move Workout

Too cold to run outside or even walk to your car to drive to the gym? Do this four-move cardio workout that will have your heart pumping and your muscles burning.<p><b>Directions:</b> Complete this workout five times. Explanations of how to perform each exercise are below. Have fun!<p>30 Air Squats<br>15 Plank …

Workouts

Grow Potatoes in Pots or Growing Bags

Given the underground nature of tubers, you might think you need a lot of space in your garden where you can dig deeply if you want to successfully …

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress

I'd like to say that I'm a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and a zero-tolerance policy for things that don't serve …

Remembering Childhood Trauma That Never Happened

In March 1988, residents of the small town of Stuart, Florida, were gripped by what can only be described as mass hysteria. Law enforcement officers …

The Brain

Map of the world's rudest place names is a thing of beauty

LONDON — If ever you needed proof that the world is a truly wicked, despicable place, just cast your eyes over the map below.<p>From the American …

A 10-Minute Butt And Abs Workout For Strong Muscles

Your glutes and abs muscles might not <i>seem</i> like they work together, but doing a combo butt and abs workout can be a strategic way to work your muscles …

How to Get Rid of Your Muffin Top

Remember when the phrase 'Muffin Top' referred to the actual top of a muffin? Now those words elicit a less-than-appetizing visual. It's an ugly …

FACT CHECK: Coconut Oil Improves Focus and Cognition?

CLAIM<p>Coconut oil has a positive effect on cognition and focus.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Coconut oil products have seen an uptick in popularity due to myriad claims …

Coconut

1 Thing You Should Never Say to Your Child

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." When I was little that rhyme was the big, bad, powerful statement we used to ward off the vicious attacks of other kids.<p>That rhyme gave us power but didn't protect us from the sting of the words. It didn't stop the ugly words …

Stop Making Everything Perfect For Your Kid

There was a kid running at the neighborhood pool the other day. The pool attendant asked him to walk — as pool attendants have done since pools …

13 habits you're teaching your kids that could keep them from becoming rich

When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life, I always begin my presentation by asking three questions:<p>How many want to be financially successful in life?<p>How many think they will be financially …

25 Bathroom Space Saver Ideas

If you’re like me, you struggle with storage space in the bathroom… square footage is at a minimum, and hidden storage is hard to come by. Well don’t …