Ana Wainer

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A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …

Meditation

A Dozen Beautiful Living Rooms with Dark Walls

(Image credit: Felix Forest)<p>In a fascinating article she wrote for Apartment Therapy, Carolyn explains why dark interiors, which used to be the norm, …

Living Rooms

How to Fall in Love With Your Workout (and Ditch One You HATE)

I hated running — the way it made my lungs feel, the boredom, the almost getting hit by cars, the fact that I was slower than everyone else. But I also enjoy tacos, craft beer and not having heart attacks, so I had to make some compromises. Running seemed to be the sensible choice. Besides, …

This Practice Will Help You Battle Stress This Holiday Season

There are as many benefits to meditation as there are ways of doing it. From the virtual to the hilarious, the practice of sitting still has become a go-to for relieving stress, improving concentration and even revving up your brain’s compassion center, but there is one tradition that trumps them …

11 Easy Soup Recipes to Make This Week

As much as we’ve enjoyed the extra-long Indian summer, we are so excited to finally feel the chill in the air. Especially if it means we can wear our over-the-knee boots and cozy fall coats. Chilly weather, we’re ready for you. There is nothing better on a cold and blustery day than warming up your …

55 Movies You Have to Watch by the Time You're 30

From Casablanca to Moonrise Kingdom, the films you must see before you turn 30.<p>Whether you fancy romance, comedy, drama—or any hyphenate in-between—there are certain films that you have to see. Some are important because they make you uncomfortable, others entertain, but above all, this particular …

15 healthy eating habits that work according to scientists

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks, and as a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

16 adrenaline junkie attractions to visit in your lifetime

You can free climb to staggering heights, get up close and personal with majestic sites, and get views that will take your breath away.<p>We've put together a collection of 16 adrenaline-pumping tourist activities around the globe, from volcano boarding in Nicaragua to skydiving over Mount</i> …

School Uniforms Around the World

Weird Things to Do in NYC: Taxidermy, Superheroes, and a Polluted Canal Tour

New York City may be a cleaned-up, tourist-friendly metropolis now, but that wasn’t always the case. The city’s anything-goes attitude led to the cultivation of all sorts of odd subcultures, which have only recently begun to decline. And if you look hard enough, you can still find pockets of …

The Ten Podcasts You Should Listen To

AnOther's selection of the greatest audible sources of wit, wisdom, laughter and inspiration<p>With the advent of television, logic and public opinion …

12 Foods to Look Better Naked

According to adult toy company Adam & Eve, 41 percent of American adults prefer to get busy in the dark. Although that stat isn't particularly …

Nutrition

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the …

12 Cheap Smoker Hacks for Your Summer Cookouts

For penny pinchers, apartment dwellers and, well, everyone else, smoking food at home is now within reach more than ever before. With hacks to transform even gas grills into wood-fire-infusing devices, inexpensive oven <i>and</i> stovetop solutions, plus handheld toys that can manage to smoke ice <i>without</i> …

28 DIYs You Need for Your First Apartment

May is here and that means it’s time for graduation, moving on and possibly moving into your first apartment. As a recent grad (congrats, Huskies 2015!), I picked up my stuff, moved across the country and started a job at Brit + Co (ahem, we are hiring!). It was a bit intimidating but also …

10 Cuban Photographers You Should Know

More than 100 years ago, a broad slab of concrete was placed along the seashore in Cuba, stretching five miles from Old Havana to the city’s business district. The Malecón was intended as a barrier -- it would protect Havana from high winds and high tides -- but instead became a bustling cultural …

The 3 Greatest American Road Trips to Take in Summer

<i>by Mark Ellwood and Gaia Filicori for Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>With gas prices more than a full dollar lower than this time last year -- the lowest they've been since 2009 -- there's no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are our six favorite road trip itineraries, including where to …

The Mechanics of Preventing Procrastination

A new study finds that thinking about far-off events in terms of days, rather than years, makes people get started sooner.<p>Procrastination is, in essence, stealing from yourself. The reason goals are so hard to reach, many psychologists think, is because each person believes they are really two …

World Without End

Creating a full-scale digital cosmos.<p>The universe is being built in an old two-story building, in the town of Guildford, half an hour by train from London. About a dozen people are working on it. They sit at computer terminals in three rows on the building’s first floor and, primarily by …

Why You Should Be Tracking Your Habits (and How to Do It Well)

I’ve been tracking my habits on and off for the past couple of years, but when I went through a brief stint of <i>not</i> tracking habits, I didn’t do a very …

The 5 Best National Parks in the World

<i>by Sarah Bruning, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Late spring and early summer bring prime weather for outdoor exploration, but these international national parks drop jaws year-round--no Instagram filters needed.<p>Loop Images Ltd / Alamy<p><b>1. Northumberland National Park, England</b><p>England's northernmost (and least …

9 Most Easy-to-Follow Weight-Loss Tips

Overview<p>Slimming down doesn't happen overnight, but it doesn't have to consume your life either. There are easier ways to lose the weight than endlessly counting calories, watching every mouthful, avoiding restaurants, or spending hours at the gym. Keep reading for 9 simple ways to enhance your …

This Company Is like Airbnb for World Travelers

Here’s the scenario: You are an established freelancer, whether that’s writer, designer or programer, and while you’ve been happily working from home or from your local co-working space, you are ready to take your working-from-wherever-you-want life on an international roadshow. And now you …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Hobos of Instagram Are Using Technology in Clever Ways

With the advent of the smartphone and social media, things look just a little different for hobos and train hoppers. Not only can they use their …

Social Media

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

7 tips to avoid looking like a mess after a long flight

We've come up with a list of tips and tricks to help you look put-together after a long flight.<p><b>Stay moisturized</b><p>Airplane cabins can dry skin out, especially on longer flights. To avoid this, bring these softening essentials: lip balm, hand cream, and face moisturizer.<p>Since you're only allowed a …

Clothing

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …