Alya Gennaro

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Wish You Ate Better? Try These Foolproof Tricks

Raise your hand if eating healthier has been your New Year's resolution for longer than you can remember. <b></b>As someone with a huge sweet tooth (and very …

Complete Guide to Creating a Simple Yet Effective Social Media Editorial Calendar

<i>Learn why a social media editorial calendar is important and how to implement one in four simple steps.</i><br>___One of the best ways to <b>save your limited</b> …

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All about the Throat Chakra: Healing the Throat Chakra with Reiki

This is the fifth article in the Chakras Series. It is about the fifth chakra – the sky blue chakra centered in our throat.<p>Vishuddha<p>According to …

Spirituality

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

Nine superfruits and super seeds to add to your diet

Although there is no universal standard definition of a super seed or superfruit, they are often described as providing a number of nutrients and …

Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi's Basic Hummus Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is simple and the results are perfect, but here's the real coup: Most from-scratch hummus recipes involve simmering the chickpeas for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Ottolenghi and Tamimi's are done in 20 to 40 minutes. How? See step 2. Briefly cooking the soaked chickpeas directly with …

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Turmeric Lime Toasted Pepitas

We've got to admit it, but in America we're a "snack culture." Snacking happens and there's no denying it. Like, right now: I'm fully indulging in my batch of <b>Turmeric Lime Toasted Pepitas</b> with no leftover guilty crumb filled fingers. This week, I'm going snack healthy <i>and</i> snack happy. These pepitas, …

Nigella Lawson’s cauliflower, garlic and turmeric soup

A beautiful golden broth that is soothing and well flavoured<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 head of garlic<br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>1 medium onion, chopped<br>1 cauliflower, broken into florets<br>1 tsp turmeric<br>1 large potato, peeled and diced<br>1.8 pints/1 litre hot vegetable stock (Marigold bouillon powder is fine)<br>Parsley or …

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11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

23 Of The Best New Photo and Video Apps Launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Gear of the Year 2014

Top Gear Innovations for Fall and Winter The brisk days of fall and cold nights of winter bring out the best in gear design and technology. When the mercury goes south with the birds, there’s little leeway for lapses in function and lots of room for flexing new ideas. Sometimes this means embracing …

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Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

Mung Yoga Bowl

I thought I'd show you how I took a favorite component of a recent recipe, made a minor tweak, and turned it into something completely different. Do …

Stress Can Damage Fertility in Men, Not Just Women · Guardian Liberty Voice

Just because a woman cannot conceive does not always mean that it is her fault since stress can damage men’s fertility, as well. Infertility among …

The Heart of Mindfulness

A Sioux saying has it that the longest journey we'll ever make is the journey from our head to our heart. As an Ivy League-trained academic, some part of me still winces when I hear this kind of adage, thinking it sounds a bit trite or misguided.<p>But if there's one thing that more than 20 years of …

Mindfulness: The Juicy Stuff Beyond the Hype

When it comes to mindfulness meditation, especially how it is practiced and taught in the context of the workplace, I have good news, even better news and bad news.<p>The good news is that all the hype surrounding mindfulness is grounded in reality, at least according to the scientific research and my …

How To Develop A Mindfulness Practice (Part One)

<i>MoHow Posted By Dr. MO</i> Over the past twenty-five years of my life I have focused on living more mindfully, and while I don’t always succeed, I have …

Mindfulness for stress relief

<b>Mindfulness for stress relief</b><p><b>By Leslie Partin</b><p>Whether you're a busy, working parent or a teen trying to balance a full social calendar and school, …

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Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and more<p>Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and …

Study: Meditation Improves Memory, Attention

Students who did about an hour of "mindfulness training" for eight days subsequently did better on the GRE as well as tests of working memory and mind-wandering.<p>(chez_sugi/flickr)<p>Athletes Perform Better Under Pressure When They Make a Fist With Their Left Hand<br>• Black Children Are Less Likely to Be …

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Eight ways yoga can improve your sex life

Illustrations by Trish McAlaster/The Globe and Mail<p><b>2. Yoga can improve sexual function.</b> Using and engaging Mula Bandha can actually help you have better orgasms. The perineum is the muscular body between the anus and genitals. In yoga, it is believed that by slightly contracting the pubococcygeal …

8 Ways Yoga Can Make You Better at Your Job

Ask anyone with a regular yoga practice and they'll tell you: Yoga makes you better at life.<p>Here are 8 benefits that explain how everything practiced on a mat is practice for life off the mat and in the office:<p><b>1.) Self-awareness increases</b>.<p>The more we practice, the more we discover about our own …