Terese Byrne

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden in a Garden Box : Gardening & Landscaping

How to Lay Sod Over Tree Roots : Sod & Topsoil

How to Repair Lawn Ruts : Spring Lawn Care

How to Get Your Yard Ready for a Garden : Gardening & Landscaping

How to Figure Square Footage of a Vegetable Garden : Gardening & Landscaping

10 Wonderful Things You Should Know About Your Vagina

Consider this an ode to your amazing anatomy<p>You probably already know your vagina is seriously impressive. This amazing body part can bring about intense pleasure, annoying pain, and even another tiny human being. In short, it's pretty awe-inspiring. That's why we think it's crucial to stay on top …

6 New Reasons to Eat Almonds

And okay, #7: They taste amazing.<p>Nutritionists are having a love affair with almonds. Next week at the American Society of Nutrition annual meeting, researchers are set to present six new studies on the health benefits of noshing on almonds.<p>Patience isn't our strongest virtue, so we got a peek at …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

Are You Overwhelmed? How Physical Sensations Can Lead You Back to Mind and Body Ease

You can be doing everything right: eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, even meditating, but then you can't find your phone, or you slip and lose your footing, or the warning light goes off in your car, and it sends you over the edge. Suddenly, it all becomes too much …

What Laughter And Meditation Have In Common

Joyful laughter and meditation look similar in the brain, new research suggests.<p>A small study from Loma Linda University researchers shows that when people engage in humor-associated mirthful laughter, their brain wave frequencies are similar to that which are seen when a person engages in …

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Memory

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 04/22/2014 04:55 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Memory can be a playful thing. It collects minute details from childhood events, yet leaves us wondering where we left our keys.<p>There are several types of memories, and the brain has a unique way of forgetting each …

Telltale Signs You're Not Living Your Authentic Life

Are there times when you have absolutely no idea what to do with your life?<p>Times when you don't understand why nothing seems to be going your way?<p>Times when you feel the world, the universe, or the Divine have abandoned you?<p>At one point or another, we've all felt adrift -- as if we just couldn't …

4 Fun Ways to Stay Mindful All Day

The benefits of practicing mindfulness are many and myriad -- increased focus, decreased stress, improved emotional regulation, better immune function, greater creativity, and more. Making mindfulness a part of your daily routine has been scientifically shown to have an enormous impact on your …

The Common Habit That's Leaving You Exhausted

Plus, how to clock more snooze time ASAP<p>Your favorite guilty pleasure could be costing you some z's: Binge-watching TV leads to less sleep, according to a new survey by SleepRate. Ugh, why does <i>Mad Men</i> have to be so good?!<p>The company surveyed more than 200 adults that used a streaming video service …

7 Packable Sandwiches That Put PB&Js to Shame

Just in case you can't remember the last time you used "excited" and "brownbag" in the same sentence…

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

You may never use it to make muffins again.<p>Chances are, you use your muffin tin pretty infrequently—and probably only to bake muffins or cupcakes. But the pan is actually quite versatile; put it to good use with these creative ideas from some of our favorite food bloggers:<p><b>Whip Up Meatloaf …

Making Better, More Purposeful Choices

"All living beings have actions (Karma) as their own, their inheritance, their congenital cause, their kinsman, their refuge. It is Karma that differentiates beings into low and high states." -- Buddha<p>Karma represents our choices -- the ones we celebrate, the ones we regret, the conditional and …

This 10-Minute Guided Meditation Will Bring You Back To Your Center

What if we were only a few moments away from being fully at ease and connected to ourselves?<p>It sounds too good to be true, but part of meditation aims to do exactly that (and there's research to prove it). Just setting aside a few minutes for the practice each day has been proven to reduce stress, …

My Unexpected Teacher

It's been said that life can only be understood looking backward but must be lived forward. Implied in this bit of wisdom is the very uncomfortable notion that we must take steps forward in uncertainty, not knowing where they are headed, if they will deliver what we want and without a clear picture …

Your Highest Self Is Calling

<i>This choice I'm making, I know I know better. This thought I'm creating seems a trap, a net. This action I'm taking should be way higher, and I can't bridge this gap; no matter how I try Yet, my heart knows. This is just my mind. We all do this -- all the time.</i><p>Welcome to your subconscious mind, the …

5 Healthy Food Swaps to Supercharge Your Diet

For National Women's Health Week, supercharge your diet with these smart food swaps<p>You traded sode for soda water ages ago and now pack your plate with all the latest power-food fare. Making these additional swaps, suggested by Ian Smith, M.D., expert on the show <i>The Doctors</i>, will give you even MORE …

Rough Times Hold the Key to Success: Your Weekly Wake-Up Call to Live the Life You Have Imagined

<i>"Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before."</i><p>-- Jacob August Riis<p>To set a goal is to take a …

Learning to Create My Own Definitions

According to Merriam-Webster, success is defined as:<p>• the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame• the correct or desired result of an attempt• someone or something that is successful : a person or thing that succeeds<p>Growing up, I (like many others) was told the path to success, as …

Do You Set Intentions?

An intention is all about creating the results you want to create, to be present right here, right now. How do we do this? We focus our power on what can be possible, and then, create it as though it has already been achieved. Before you set an intention, make sure you follow these four steps to …

5 Questions You SHOULD Be Asking Your Gyno

For National Women's Health Week, brush up your sexual health smarts<p>We know, we know—when you're at the gyno, you want out of those stirrups ASAP. But rushing through your annual ob-gyn visit could put your health at risk. We asked Jennifer Asthon, M.D., and Jennifer Berman, M.D., both fabulous …

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7 Sneaky Things That Ruin Your Sleep—and How to Avoid Them!

For National Women's Health Week, we beg you—get more sleep on a regular basis! Here's how to start.<p>Your weight, mood, memory, longevity—you'd be hard-pressed to find a single aspect of your health that doesn't depend on getting enough shut-eye. So we asked Travis Stork, M.D. and Jannifer Ashton, …

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7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

End Mindless Eating in 8 Easy Steps

"Did I just eat that much?" "Why did I just eat that?" When you eat mindlessly, the quantity of food and the number of times you eat can take you by surprise. Whenever you ask yourself these questions, it's evident that mindless eating is present. Simply put mindless eating means your brain is not …

7 Reasons to Never Feel Intimidated

In life, other people often make us nervous. This covers the spectrum from higher ups at work, love interests, people we don't know at parties, popular people from school or the office, even celebrities.<p>It is natural to feel intimidated sometimes. Often people we look up to (or those who we just …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn