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Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

This 5 Minute Massage You Can Do Yourself Relieves Stress And Anxiety

<i>“You can pay me in back massages. That’s my kind of currency, and you’re in arrears.”</i> – The article writer’s brother to his wife<p>Hopefully, this quote …

Massage Therapy

16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Rodney Yee's Top 10 Yoga Poses to Practice Daily

Master teacher, Yoga Shanti co-owner, and YJ LIVE! presenter Rodney Yee shares his list of must-practice yoga poses, why they’re so important, and …

Yoga

How to get rid of 9 secret allergens lurking in your home

Can't get rid of those terrible allergies? As it turns out, the pesky culprit triggering the stuffy nose and all of that sneezing might just be hiding in your home.<p>Robin Wilson, TODAY lifestyle expert, stopped by Studio 1A to uncover a few surprising allergy hot spots and offer tips on how to keep …

Cleaning

Ab Workouts: Our Top 10 Abs Exercises

Abdominal Hold<p>This is the sort of move that looks so wonky, you sure hope your roommate doesn't catch you doing it — unless she also gets to see you …

Workouts

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Deep sleepers might try slipping a Pulse under the pillow

If you have a teenage child, you know that he or she usually has no trouble sleeping. The challenge is waking your teen up. He or she might benefit from the Amplifyze TCL Pulse, a wireless bed shaker and timer that connects an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad via Bluetooth to the Pulse device, which is …

Dear Zoloft: I Loved You, But We're Done

"The pills made me feel so much better that I became certain my brain must have been very, very broken to have been fixed so well."<p>I was laying on the floor, curled up into a ball, ugly, crying, convinced life was never going to get better. I was fearful of leaving my own apartment, convinced the …

Six College Students Create Backpack to Help Students on Autism Spectrum

Students who are on the autism spectrum have unique challenges in school, but a new backpack may help them excel in and out of the classroom.<p>It's …

10 feminist books to read after you've gotten through the classics

Literature has always been the foundation of the feminist movement. Since the 18th century, when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A <i>Vindication of the Rights</i> …

Autism Is Likely Under-Diagnosed in Women Due to Gender Bias

Autism has long been a disorder more commonly seen in men. You’ll often see a ratio thrown around: there are four times as many men with autism than …

Autism

10 Mindfulness Habits For Being Happy All Year Round

Mindful living is simple living. And where there’s simplicity, happiness isn’t too far away.<p>To live mindfully, you need to adopt simple mindful …

5 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Every Day

Do you ever wonder how much time you spend being in the moment? By this, I mean fully engaged in the very thing you are doing, without your mind wandering in the past or future. I first started thinking about mindfulness when I realized that I was hardly ever in the present moment. Whether I was …

Mindfulness

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

Monday’s best TV: Silent Witness, Crashing. Plus: They Live By Night

Michael Portillo at Grand Central Station, nocturnal lions, a picnic killing investigated and some unexpected truths in the homeshare sitcom; plus Nicholas Ray’s cult film noir about star-crossed lovers<p>Michael Portillo’s new series reinforces the truth that there are few travel experiences as …

Six Tips On Disciplining Children From An Experienced Teacher

Have you noticed how kids behave differently at school than at home? As an early education teacher, one of the most common questions I get from …

The real reasons we are silent about depression

Speaking openly about mental health can seem like a minefield of clichés. Those suffering do so “in silence”, which they “break” when they describe what is happening to them. If they speak about it calmly, in a composed way, we’re more likely to applaud them as “brave.” But if their distress is …

9 Surprisingly Easy Dishes Top Chefs Always Cook at Home

Whether or not you’re a cooking enthusiast, we all have a go-to meal we can prepare with our eyes closed. Maybe it’s your grandma’s pasta recipe or a simple green salad with homemade dressing. Whatever it is, it’s hassle-free and always hits the spot. Professional chefs share this mind-set, too; …

Top 10 Ways to Fix Your Terrible Posture

Good posture isn’t just about looks. How we sit, stand, and walk affect both our health and our moods. So stop slouching and get centered with these …

Ergonomics

R before TH sound?

Most of time when I say a word with r before θ or ð, my tongue slides on my palate and it goes to down mouth, behind my lower teeth. This movement …

Behavior

What Your Colleague With Autism Wants You to Know

February 16, 2015<p>People with autism have a different way of communicating than typicals, but their ideas and contributions are just as valuable. …

Autism and the inter-pregnancy interval (again)

The paper from Maureen Durkin and colleagues [1] adds to something of a growing research evidence base suggesting that the temporal spacing between …

Literacy program helps kids boost their confidence by reading to dogs

Dogs are always there to listen.<p>Molly and Leo, both 10-year-old Havanese dogs, have been helping children read as a part of non-profit organization …

Picture Boards and Direction Following for L Sound

This activity combines articulation practice and basic language skills. It keeps students thinking while giving them multiple opportunities to …

Autism Study Explores Link between Motor and Social Skills

Researchers studying toddlers and preschoolers with autism found that social and communication abilities closely tracked a child’s motor skills. In …

15 Free Learning Tools You've Probably Never Heard Of

Scitable, created by NatureEducation, is an online collaborative space for science learning. Visitors to the site can browse or search through …

7 Life Lessons From Raising a Child With Down Syndrome

When this mom learned her baby had Down syndrome, she was shocked. Four years later, she looks back and wishes she could have encouraged her younger self with these seven lessons.<p><i>Deanna Smith is a mother of two toddlers (Addison, 3, who has Down syndrome and Carter, 2) and a former high school</i> …

5 Toys Parents and Therapists Can Use to Stimulate Language - Speech Therapy Techniques to Encourage Play

5 Great Toys Parents and Speech Therapists Can Use to Stimulate Language<p>Source: visual.ly<p>Times have changed since the Monopoly iron was still cool …