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You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

17 Parents Who Are Doing Their Damn Best

They're doing their damn best!

Parenting

18 Highly Successful People on the One Song That Gets Them Hyped

From Kendrick to Coltrane.<p>There’s something oddly intoxicating about a good pump up jam.<p>All those Prince hits, those Hall and Oates tunes, those …

Success

The Baby-Formula Crime Ring

It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal.

Portable

The Best Personal Finance Apps Out There Right Now

Until the day robots make all our jobs obsolete and we just while away the hours catching up on Netflix and arguing over how a dog wears pants, technology can help us both stretch a dollars further and make more dollars in the first place. Most banking and investing at this point is automated and …

Personal Finance

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Shoes

Saving money was never easier with these 10 mobile apps

Download these to start saving money with just a tap on your cell phone.<p>Saving money is essential to accomplish big and small financial goals, from saving for retirement, to affording your next family vacation, to building your emergency fund.<p>Unfortunately, most of us are saving far too little. …

Personal Finance

Banana Bread: The Easiest Recipe Ever

<b>Heat the oven and prep the pan.</b> Arrange a rack in the bottom third of the oven and heat to 350°F. Line an 8x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper, …

Dessert

No one told Babe Ruth he had cancer, but his death changed the way we fight it

Wikimedia<p>The Great Bambino’s treatment came at a major turning point in medicine.<p>George Herman Ruth was sick. It had all started with a deep, searing pain behind his left eye. Now, he could hardly swallow. And the pain seemed to be seeping down his body, like an invisible weight tugging at his hips …

Cancer

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

10 amazing things to do in Dubai

HANG OUT WITH HIPSTERS<p>A few years ago, Dubai didn’t have hipsters, but now it does and <b>Box Park</b> is where most of them hang out. There are restaurants, …

Travel

5 Wellness Resorts to Visit Near Philadelphia When You Seriously Need a Break

Yoga, saunas, forest baths — these resorts have it all.<p>By ·<p>The indoor pool at the Lodge at Woodloch. Photograph courtesy the Lodge at Woodlock.<p>Look, …

How to Customize Your Android Phone Exactly How You Like It

You can live a perfectly delightful mobile existence using an Android phone without tweaking a single setting. But where's the fun in that? …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

How OxyContin Was Sold to the Masses

When OxyContin first came onto the market, in 1995, it was branded as a breakthrough: a powerful opioid that would revolutionize pain management while minimizing the potential for addiction. It worked out very, very differently, as vast numbers of patients became hooked and sometimes turned to …

12 boutique hotels in India that scream luxury

How do you define luxury? What is it that immediately comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘luxury’? Luxury in its raw from is the purest …

Boutique Hotels

The New Generation of Japanese Accommodations

Any traveler to Japan knows that its sense of hospitality — the sober, subtle beauty of the country’s lodgings, and the elegant, unobtrusive service within them — is unmatched anywhere else. For years, visitors could choose between two kinds of hotels: the Western kind (though often reinterpreted …

Japan

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

The 10 Steamiest Sex Scenes That Have Landed On Netflix In 2017 (So Far!)

Netflix truly does have a little something for everyone.<p>If you’re into true crime, the streaming service has a unique combination of old shows — …

Entertainment

How to Use Google's New Flight and Hotel Search to Save More Money

The vacation planning process is about to get a little easier (and cheaper).<p>While Google's flight and hotel searches already offer travelers great …

How to say the names of the 35 most commonly mispronounced fashion labels

With Primark having finally set the pronunciation record straight - it's 'pry-mark', not 'pree-mark' - words with confusing phonological values are causing conflict all over the UK.<p>Is it 'S-con' or 'Sc-oh-n', 'Ga-rij' or 'Ga-raaj'? 'Ee-thur' or 'Eye-thur', 'Sked-jool' or 'Shed-jool'?<p>And if regular …

Fashion Industry

The 20 greatest modern comedies on Netflix to watch right now

<b>At the time of writing, Netflix has a total of 1,270 titles that fall under the comedy genre.</b><p>That’s a daunting number to wade through, particularly …

How To Stylishly Nail Men's Suit Combinations & Seperates

Whether it’s because your boss has finally stopped wearing suits or you’re going somewhere upmarket in town, learning to mix and match separates is a …

Hear Chris Cornell’s vocals isolated from Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” - News - Alternative Press

<i>[Image credit: Whitney Newell]</i><p>Chris Cornell will always be one of the most standout and revered vocalists in music, and <i>Consequence Of Sound</i> has …

How to Start a Podcast for Fun and Profit

How to Start a Podcast for Fun and Profit<p>Steps to Creating and Profiting From a Podcast<p>Updated June 07, 2017<p>Podcasting is an excellent and affordable …

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

A statistical journey of Indian cricket’s social history through regional distribution of players

It is impossible to understand cricket in India without a grasp of the power centres, social constructs, class divides and domestic cricket success.<p>A …

19 Feel-Good Comedies From Our Parents’ Time That Are Better Than The Crass, Unfunny Films Of Today

Our parents' generation was a product of conflicting political ideologies. So where they were trying to adhere to the idea of equal distribution of …

The Poetic Intimacy Of Administering Anesthesia

According to Audrey Shafer, there is something profound in the moment a patient wakes up from surgery.<p>She would know — she's an anesthesiologist. She's responsible for people when they are at their most vulnerable: unconscious, unable to breathe on their own or even blink their eyes.<p>As a result, …

Medicine

8 ways to repurpose an old iPhone

Before you decide to sell your unwanted iPhone, consider finding other ways to put it to good use.<p>The iPhone has been around for a full 10 years now, meaning at some point you've probably upgraded to a newer model. (Possibly several newer models.) And whenever you do that, you're left with your old …

Smart Homes