Karen Werrenrath

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13 Types of Toxic Witches: How To Recognize and Deal With Them

July 24, 2018 by Cyndi Brannen<p><i>Wouldn’t it be wonderful if toxic people, including witches, had big scary eyes that gave them away? Too often they</i> …

Self-help

There's A Right & A Wrong Way To Use Hyaluronic Acid

When it comes to go-to ingredients for keeping skin hydrated, hyaluronic acid frequently gets the top spot on must-have lists. Often referred to as …

Skin Care

What Is Chronic Inflammation? Doctors Explain Why It Underlies So Many Other Conditions

You may have heard the buzz about eating an anti-inflammatory diet and how combating inflammation can help you lose weight, ease joint pain, fight fatigue, and be overall healthier. But what exactly is chronic inflammation?<p>Since chronic inflammation isn't exactly something you can see or even …

Wellness

The Bermuda Triangle Mystery Has Finally Been Solved

Forget colourful cabanas, picturesque beaches and rum cocktails: Bermuda's beauty has long been overshadowed by the dark legends that surround its …

Paranormal

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

BBQ

5 Ways To Find A Sense Of Spirituality Without Religion

Gather a room full of 1,000 people and ask what spirituality means to them—let alone spirituality that isn't pegged to a certain religion—and you …

Spirituality

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

The 15 Best Healthy Late-Night Snacks

It’s well after dark and your stomach is rumbling.<p>The challenge is figuring out what you can eat that’s quick, tasty and won’t cause you to pack on …

Nutrition

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Meditation Column: Love is important to keep us feeling happy

“Love is. We are. You are.”<p><b>By Patrick Kelly</b><p>Words, simply put, are an element of speech that can be used alone or together to express an idea or …

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

The Spiritual Foundation of Yoga

June 16, 2018 by Gudjon Bergmann<p>Yoga is at least three things.<p>First, yoga is an <i>experiential state of union</i>.<p>Second, yoga is a <i>philosophy</i> that explains …

Mindfulness May Ease Pain of Social Rejection

Mindfulness can help ease the pain of social rejection, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i>. …

AP World History course is dropping thousands of years of human events — and critics are furious

Since 2002, the AP World History course has covered thousands of years of human activity around the planet, starting 10,000 years back. But now the College Board, which owns the Advanced Placement program, wants to cut out most of that history and start the course at the year 1450 — and some …

Sovereign Goddesses Summer Solstice Ritual

June 16, 2018 by Cyndi Brannen<p><i>Sovereignty goes beyond independence, it’s about standing in the full power of your true self. What better time to</i> …

Buddha Buzz Weekly: June 16, 2018

Nothing is permanent, so everything is precious. Here’s a selection of some happenings—fleeting or otherwise—in the Buddhist world this</b> …

There are only 13 actual vitamins, and you’ll die without them

But do you need supplements?<p>Here’s the confusing thing about vitamins: your life literally depends on them—but that doesn’t mean you need to <i>take</i> them. The best scientific evidence to date says you probably don’t need vitamins in pill form.<p>A recent systematic analysis of studies, published in the</i> …

Meghan Markle's 'Suits' co-stars share how they learned about her relationship

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will say their "I dos" soon, but before they take a trip down the aisle, TODAY took a moment to chat with a few of her former co-stars.<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will say their "I dos" in just one day, but before they take their trip down the aisle, TODAY took a …

USA Network

The Power of Touch

Embed from Getty Images—Have you been touched with love, where you can feel your lover’s heart in their hands?As a woman have you been touched by a …

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Royal Wedding Edition

With just a day to go until the biggest (in our opinion) wedding of the year, all eyes are on American actress Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry, who are set to walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Saturday.<p>Will Prince William leave early to catch the FA Cup football final? …

Three Ways Meditation Boosts Your Focus

You’re in the middle of working on a project, when all of the sudden… your phone rings. Long after you’ve wrapped up the call, you’re surfing social …

I No Longer Need Foundation Because of These 5 Skincare Products

These days, I can best describe my skincare routine as a product of beauty editor backlash. While I can't exactly complain about my access to dozens …

4 Trends Everyone Will Be Wearing This Summer (& They’re Not Basic!)

When trends really start to catch on, we tend to see them over and over again until they become overdone and eventually dismissed. Think platform …

Clothing

How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …

Scientists study brains of people whose memory stays strong into old age

It’s pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, so scientists are peeking into the brains of“superagers” who do to uncover their secret.<p>The work is the flip side of the disappointing hunt for new drugs to fight or prevent …

The Brain

18 Simple But Amazing Products You Should Add To Your Skincare Routine

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Skin Care