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A gear guide for exercising at home

For long-term health success you need to find a workout that is both convenient and enjoyable (or at least palatable) so that you will do it consistently.<p>Training at home might be that workout; you can tailor your home gym to your unique needs and budget, and working out at home couldn't be more …

7 Expert-Approved Exercises for Seriously Toned Arms

We may have traded our swimsuit and sunglass pairings in for our favorite statement coat and fall denim, but more coverage shouldn’t mean we stop working hard in the gym to be strong, sexy and toned all over. In fact, the winter months might just be the best time to perfect the tough-love workouts …

Your Brain Has A DELETE Button And Here’s How To Use It!

There’s an old saying in neuroscience: “neurons that fire together wire together.” This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the …

Why It’s So Hard for Us to Visualize Uncertainty

The U.S. presidential election did not unfold the way so many predicted it would. We now know some of the reasons why—polling failed—but watching the real-time results on Tuesday night wasn’t just surprising, it was confusing. Predictions swung back and forth, and it was hard to process the …

4 Pelvic Floor Exercises That Treat An Overactive Bladder Effectively

We all do exercises to stay in shape and have a healthy heart. But did you know that certain exercises can help control an overactive bladder by …

Yoga

Eye-Shadow Tips Makeup Artists Want You to Know

Picking the perfect eye-shadow palette is only half the battle; mastering how to use the shades is a whole other struggle. We asked top makeup artists to share eye-shadow tips, from priming to blending, so you can use your new palette like a pro. With their advice, you won't have to worry about …

26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

A Super-Short User Guide for Your Brain

Your brain is more powerful than all the digital computers in the world. Here's how to get the most out of it.<p>According to recent article in The Atlantic, the human brain may actually function as a quantum computer at an atomic level with each neuron containing multiple "qubits" of phosphorous …

The Hindu Belief of Samsara is Examined in Modern Paintings | City of the Seekers

Natalia Fabia's new show 'Rainbeau Samsara' examines the mystical cycle of birth, death, and rebirth.<p><i>In the late 19th century, Southern California attracted misfits, idealists, and entrepreneurs with few ties to anyone or anything. Swamis, spiritualists, and other self-proclaimed religious</i> …

18 Stuffed Cookie Recipes That’ll Up Your Baking Game

No matter what season it is, what diet you have or what mood you’re in, cookies are pretty much <i>everything</i>. You can have breakfast cookies in the morning, shortbread cookies for afternoon tea and skillet cookies for those nights when you need the comfort of a whole lot of sugar. We can all agree …

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>Alexis Novak<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a …

8 at-home workouts to get rid of love handles—based on the time you have

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: Happiness is a state of mind. As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Rosemary Chicken with Orange-Maple Glaze Recipe

"Chicken breasts adorned with a fresh rosemary rub, then sauteed and braised in a sauce of orange juice, white wine and maple syrup. This wonderfully …

A smash hit: These golden, crispy potatoes are the best of both worlds

<b>By Ellie Krieger,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i>Here’s something fun, different and healthful to do with potatoes: Crush them into rustic rounds that have the …

Food

20 Elements You Need To Make Your Home Beautiful

Every home is different because it reflects the tastes, desires and lifestyle of the people living in it. No matter what the type of furniture or …

Interior Design

13 foods a nutritionist always keeps in her fridge

Nutritionist Keri Glassman shares the essentials she always has stocked in her fridge.<p>Busy is the new norm. We are all busy and on the go, but we all want healthy eats and we want them pronto. The easy way to make that happen is to keep your fridge stocked with the right stuff.<p>Here is a list of …

Healthy Eating

14 ideas to decorate the wall of your room (easy and modern!)

Your walls and ceiling dominate the room, and since you end up spending most of your time in your room, it needs some updates from time to time. …

Interior Design

6 Meditation Hacks For People Who Can't Meditate

Bio-hacking is all the rage. Just like a lot of you, I've been adding grass-fed butter to my coffee and taking supplements to make my mind more focused, increase energy, and boost work performance. Through my own experimentation I can vouch that many of these methods work, but for centuries we've …

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3 Practices For Letting Go Of Looping Thoughts

Your partner screams at you because there was a miscommunication. Your client takes an action that you specifically warned him against, then blames …

Mindfulness

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

5 top training tips for a toned, healthy body

Although it is losing popularity, the myth that steady-state cardio in the so-called ‘fat burning range’ will give you a lean and toned physique still has a large following. There are plenty of fitness enthusiasts spending hours a week jogging or cycling at low intensity.<p>The truth is, steady-state …