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Everything You Need to Know About Houseplants

Houseplants deserve our thanks. In winter, when everything outdoors has died back or dropped leaves, houseplants are our only true friends.<p>To show …

Plants

How to Quit Worrying for Good—and the Power of the Placebo Effect

Stress, along with feeling anxious and/or overwhelmed, is an inevitable feeling we all experience. How we deal with it though, is not, according to …

Mindfulness

The Best Micro-Needle Rollers You Need To Know About

Take hundreds of needles and glide them along your face for the sake of beauty of gorgeous skin? Sure, why not!<p>That’s pretty much the concept behind …

Skin Care

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

Alcohol

How farming with rocks could improve global food security

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have learned that farming with crushed silicate rocks mixed into the soil could improve global food …

Farming

The Most Exciting Home Decoration Trends This Season

We give you a breakdown of some of the most important trends coming your way with a preview of notable products by established and up-and-coming brands to provide you with some home decorating inspiration.<p><b>Rounded Forms</b><p>All about organic shapes where spheres, circles and arcs come into play, contours …

Interior Design

Let vitamin C under your skin for a firmer, brighter complexion

Katie Wright finds out why the experts are urging us to put ascorbic acid on our faces and not just eat it.<p>We all know vitamins are good for our …

Skin Care

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

Transforming German cities into organic food gardens

With ever more people living in urban centers, food security — and quality — is becoming a pressing issue. In Germany, cities are increasingly taking …

Agriculture

Affirmations to Manifest Your Greatest Self (With Guided Audio Meditation)

Begin in a comfortable seated position in a space that is free from distractions, either on a chair or sitting on a meditation pillow. Rest your arms gently on your knees, palms facing up to feel lifted or palms down to feel grounding.<p>Slow down the breath to a smooth four-count: counting on an …

Meditation

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Desperate For Sun & Warm Weather? Here's Your Self-Care Action Plan

The winter season can be welcomed as a time to enjoy cozy nights on the couch with your loved ones and your favorite Netflix shows. But after months …

Wellness

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Happiness

Spending The Night In? Try These Spiritually Infused Self-Love Rituals

The beauty of self-love lies in the ritual, the actual practice of it. And what better time of the year to discover a new self-love ritual than …

Manchester

High blood pressure? Potassium could help.

High blood pressure has received a good amount of press in recent months. New guidelines have lowered the definition of hypertension to a blood pressure of130/80 instead of 140/90. In addition, the DASH diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, a well-studied, evidence-based plan, continues to …

Nutrition

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Future Of Food Is Farming, And The Future Of Farming Is Female

Audra Gaines Mulkern would probably not describe herself as an activist, yet her mission, these days, is advocacy on behalf of farms in general and female farmers in particular. She fiercely believes that the plethora of “future of food” conferences that dot the urban landscape pay scant attention …

Honda

Recognizing the Source of Irrational Thoughts, Fears, Beliefs and Behaviors

It’s safe to say that not every part of the human brain is rational. Research suggests that the rational mindset we experience is a recent …

Self-help

Flower Arrangements 101: A Crash Course for Easy and Elegant Florals

Like many people, I want cut flowers to grace my home at all times, and in most instances, a simple jar of in-season blooms feels like enough. But …

Cherry Blossom

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

Consciousness

How To Design a Garden for Fragrance

With all the green thumbs preparing their lush and beautiful gardens in the spring, it’s no surprise that multi colored plants pepper the garden. All …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Mindfulness

10 Vegetables That Are Lower in Carbs than You Think

When you're thinking about what vegetables to eat on a ketogenic diet, there are a few that seems to stand out among the rest. Veggies like …

Healthy Eating

I'm planting most of my garden in Earthboxes this year

I'm a huge fan of the Earthbox. My best crops of tomatoes, strawberries, peppers, and corn have all been from these wonderful self-watering …

Gardening

5 Powerful Mantras for Absolute Inner Peace -- Now

On the surface, it seems that the present moment is only one of many, many moments. Each day of your life appears to consist of thousands of moments where different things happen. Yet if you look more deeply, is there not only one moment, ever? Is life ever not "this moment"?<p>This one moment -- now …

Meditation

This Is Why You Should Always Shower At Night

While you might shower in the morning to look all fresh and cute for school, you might want to reconsider.<p>According to New York dermatologist Dr. …

Sleep

The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic

If you want to learn how to make amazing antibiotic which kills infections all over your body, this is the right article for you!<p>Every single body in …

Alternative Medicine

Eat nuts for good health

Add nuts to your diet. They are rich in vitamin E, magnesium, copper, and fibre

Nutrition

The Simple Mental Trick To Get You Through Any...

When I think back to the hardest times of my life, I remember wondering, How am I going to get through this? When will things get better? In those …

Self-help

5 Healthy Foods that Contain More Potassium Than a Banana

Mention the word “potassium” and it’s almost for certain that everyone will have bananas on their minds. While it’s true that these elongated and …