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11 Meditations For The August 2018 Full Moon That Will Help All Zodiac Signs Survive In One Piece

This month's full moon falls on Aug. 26 and rises at 8:01 p.m. EST. With Mercury's retrograde ending just a week before the full moon, this night …

Meditation

Can you actually think yourself into a different person?

For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another break-up and in despair about …

The Brain

13 Ideas to Steal from Maine’s Young DIY Farmers

Maine’s newest farmers are doing it all: When thirtysomethings Katee Lafleur and Andrew White found a 35-acre property on Maine Farm Link, it housed …

New England

20 Self-Care Sunday Ideas That Will Fill You Up With Serenity and Joy

It's time to take some time for yourself. Slow down, do something you love, something to replenish your energy and make you feel more awesome. Here are some self-care Sunday ideas (but you don't have to wait until Sunday to do them!)<p>Mornings are usually so rushed during the week. Take time to sit …

Shelving Design Idea - Shelves That Wrap Around Corners

Having shelves that wrap around corners in your home is a great way to maximize space. They also keep things easily accessible and add a unique …

Storage Ideas

9 Cancer-Fighting Superfoods You Should Be Eating Every Day

New studies focused on the benefits of using food as medicine have made fascinating discoveries in the last decade. The results from prestigious labs …

Superfoods

10 Statement-Making Vertical Garden Ideas

Tipi Tower<p><i>Annabel Tipi Trellis</i><i>, $1,149</i><p>Like no tipi we’ve seen before, this made-in-the-U.S., weather-resistant, powder-coated steel frame comes in …

Landscaping

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing – Page 2

Thompson, whose work includes studies of cognitive science, phenomenology and Buddhist philosophy, says this is not the only area where neuroscience …

Consciousness

13 ways get a higher metabolism

Having a high or fast metabolism is (for the most part) great news. Essentially, it means your body burns energy from food at a faster rate than those with a slower metabolism.<p>In laymen's terms, metabolism is the digestive process that turns food into fuel. This energy is then used by your body to …

High Fiber

Happiness Expert Gretchen Rubin on Why a Happy Life Starts with Knowing Who You Are | Heleo

“You can build a happy life, but only on the foundation of your own nature, your own values, and your own interests.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Whether you</i> …

Happiness

How to Lose 20 Pounds as Fast as Possible

Losing weight can be incredibly challenging regardless of whether you’re looking to lose five pounds or 20.<p>Not only does it require diet and …

Weight Loss

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

3 simple happiness tips from a 99-year-old yoga teacher

The first thing you notice about Tao Porchon-Lynch, AKA “the world’s oldest yoga teacher,” is her smile.<p>She’s a tiny person, but joy constantly …

Yoga

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!) – Page 3

3. Anatma: The self is always changing.<p>In the west, we tend to believe that there is a concrete, constant self tucked away somewhere in us.<p>Buddhism, …

Thich Nhat Hanh

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's Why You Should Do It

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

How to Decorate Like Your Favorite Fictional Character

If you're an avid reader, you know just how much certain characters and books influence our lives—and the <i>really</i> good ones can even become design …

Books

How To Stop Incessant Worrying And Be Instantly Happier?

How to Stop Worrying And Live A Happier And Healthier Life<p>“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” — Corrie …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

This Colombian Fashion Designer Brings a Sophisticated Spirit Into Her Cartagena Home

Johanna Ortiz puts her own stamp on Colombian chic in her vibrant South American vacation house.<p>On a gray June morning in New York, the sepia-toned, buzzy French bistro Augustine was aglow with tropical warmth, thanks to Colombian fashion designer Johanna Ortiz, who chose the restaurant as the …

Bedrooms

How to DIY your own fabric softener with everyday pantry items

Soft, fresh-scented clothes right out of the dryer are <i>the best</i>. But what’s not-so great is what’s often being used to achieve it. Liquid fabric …

Cleaning

DIY Leaf Stamped Napkins - All Things G&D

After borrowing from the tree in our front yard for my Painted Twig Vase, I couldn’t resist doing something with our tree’s leaves as well. These …

9 Things That Can Help You Lose Weight While Sleeping

We can all agree that exercising regularly is the best way to lose weight and stay healthy. But do we exercise daily? No. Do we sleep daily? Yes. So …

Top 7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

This Company Makes Decorating Your Newlywed Home Oh-So Simple

Moving in together as a couple can stir up a lot of emotions; sure, you're super excited to start a new chapter of your lives together et cetera, et cetera, but what about all the <i>stuff</i>? And competing tastes? And, you know, the whole sharing a bathroom thing? Plus, many couples, especially those …

Home Decorating

Correction: Fall Homes-Indoor Greenhouses story

In a story Aug. 7 about indoor greenhouses, The Associated Press misspelled Scotts Miracle-Gro and its AeroGarden product. In addition, AeroGarden's smallest model holds three plants, not four.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Small indoor greenhouses let apartment dwellers grow …

Aquaponics

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

What Is ASMR and Why Is It Better Than Meditation?

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Hearing a bedtime story may still lull you to sleep, but it …

Neurology

5 Artisan Tile Companies That Can Elevate Your Home

One-of-a-kind tiles bring color and dynamism to your home—and have the power to transform spaces.<p>Instead of using generic, store-bought tiles, you may want to look to these artisan retailers for extraordinary, handcrafted tiles that add loads of personality to your kitchens and bathrooms. Some of …

Kitchens

Body Recomposition: Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

Most people trying to lose weight want a trim yet toned body.<p>Oftentimes, traditional weight loss programs focus on cutting body fat and hitting lower …

Nutrition

What to Drink When You're Dehydrated

Staying hydrated regulates body temperature, allows your heart to work more efficiently, prevents headaches and muscle fatigue, aids digestion, and …

Nutrition