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10-Minute Ishvara Pranidhana Yoga Sequence

To incorporate ahimsa into your life and practice, start with these poses.<p>To incorporate saucha into your own life and practice, start with these …

Yoga

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How to Make Pasta With Funghi Trifolati

Food journalist and author Mark Bittman explains how to make his mushroom pasta that's tossed with olive oil, garlic, and fresh parsley.<p>Learn how to …

Food

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, rainy—snowy?—weeks preparing for all …

Home Depot

8 Unexpected Tricks For Losing Weight That Are Backed By Science

Until science invents a pill that makes fat dissolve, you’re stuck losing weight the old fashioned way: diet and exercise. Fortunately, while the …

How to eat in the heat

You know how your food cravings change with the season? There’s a legit scientific reasoning for that. “The body reflects what’s happening outside,” …

Wellness

Big changes are coming to the nutritional info printed on your food

A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer will a small …

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

This Exercise Routine Could Intensify The Growth And Development of New Brain Cells

That morning jog might be doing more good than you think.<p>Here's a potential benefit to add to the long list of reasons for why we should always stay …

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.

Fitness

We Asked A Nutritionist How To Pack A Healthy Lunch

Expert approved cheap, delicious lunch goals.

Healthy Eating

Helping Chronic Pain with Yoga

Daily yoga practice has helped keep my occasional bouts of chronic arthritis pain in check. But, when life gets in the way and I miss a few classes, the low level ache in the backs of my legs starts to radiate out to other areas of my body. It's hard to describe exactly, except to say that if I …

10 Small-Space Home Gym Hacks for Your Tiny Apartment

Okay, you want to work out while watching Netflix, but you’re having small-space apartment issues. Like, “I can’t fit workout equipment in my apartment but I also can’t afford a gym membership” type issues. Just because you don’t have a lot of space doesn’t mean you can’t make home workouts work — …

Laziness and lack of sleep can shorten your life, especially when combined, study says

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a chair and depriving yourself of necessary sleep should join a short list of behaviors known to increase your risk of premature death.<p>Sedentary …

Research

Exercise Can Boost Your 'Visual' Brainpower, And Here's How

A workout keeps not only your body flexible, but also your brain.<p>Scientists have long known that going hard in the gym benefits the brain as much as it does brawn, from improving long-term memory to enhancing the amount of your brain's gray matter.<p>Now, a new small study that was published in the …

The Brain

20 Ways to Decorate Your Entire Home With Twinkle Lights

Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.<p>Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.

Carbs, Coffee, and Cortisol

Day to day, you and I encounter many variables that affect our cortisol levels. From daily stress to the foods we eat--all can and do affect the way our adrenals function, and, consequently the way you feel and even sleep.<p>Let's tackle a few questions to give you some understanding about your …

The Exact Amount Of Yoga You Need To Feel Happier

Whether you prefer to unroll your mat in the company of other sweaty bodies or to do Down Dog in the comfort of your own home, just make sure to fit in more than three weekly sessions. That's how many it takes to reap the mood-boosting effects of getting your om on, according to a new study in the</i> …

Yoga

13 DIY Lanterns to Illuminate Your Porch, Patio, or Garden

When the weather gets warm, outdoor living heats up, and porches and patios become the place to be. As your sunny days shift to balmy nights, add …

Studio Sprout's backyard greenhouse combines stylish form with fabulous function

1/7<p>Studio Sprout backyard greenhouse<p>Backyard greenhouses tend to toe the line when it comes to form following function, meaning they end up being an …

DIY Skin Care Using Items Found in Your Pantry

Lavish skincare products needed for beautiful and radiant skin can be found right in your own home. There is little to no need to spend a fortune on products that promise brighter, softer and more vibrant skin. The best part of DIY skin care is getting amazing results while avoiding putting your …

5 Reasons to Build Your Own Forest Garden

Arsenic goes into the chicken in order to make it look prettier on the supermarket shelves. (Don't worry, they're scheduled to stop doing that soon.) Much of our food is genetically modified in order to increase its resistance to insects, herbicides and other crop killers. Small pieces of plastic …

8 Things That Happen When You Finally Stop Drinking Diet Soda

Whatever the reason, eliminating diet soda from your diet will improve your health from head to toe. Research on diet soda is still in its infancy, but there's enough out there to identify what you can look forward to when you put down the can and cool down with an unsweetened iced tea</b> …

5 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Mind Everyday

Are you tired of your brain working at its optimal level every day? Are you <i>too</i> emotionally balanced? Are you sick to death of your good memory? If …

Yoga Videos

If you experience wrist, shoulder, or back pain in Chaturanga, Trina Altman says you may need to cross-train with external load.<p>If you experience …

7 Simple DIYs to Elevate Your Home Now

My home is my nest and by far my favorite place on earth to be. That's why it's so important for me to keep it feeling fresh and welcoming. Here are seven of my simple DIYs to help you add a little something extra to your home this summer.<p><b>Bug Repellent Candle</b><p>I bet you didn't know you could not only …

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5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there’s simply no reason to <i>not</i> lace up your sneaks and hit the …

3 Bulletproof Reasons Why Happiness Is More Important Than Success

<b>Reason #1: Success Won’t Do You Any Good If You Are Not Happy</b><p>Drug addiction. Alcoholism. Inappropriate, violent, and bizarre behavior. Negative …

Happiness