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Attending a Wedding? We Found 11 Chic Dresses That Are Perfect for Every Occasion

Attending a wedding is the perfect excuse to add a new stylish dress to your wardrobe. Instead of picking something you'll likely never wear again, try to find a versatile piece that works for the office, date night, and beyond. We looked to Free People because the popular boho retailer carries an …

Clothing

Climate anxiety doesn’t have to ruin your life. Here’s how to manage it.

A reader recently wrote me to say she has given up. She is done.<p>Our reader is a relentless recycler — beyond that, a recycling evangelist. She …

Meditation and Restorative Yoga for Chest & Shoulders

Meditation and Restorative Yoga for Chest & Shoulders<p>Faith Hunter | 15 Minutes<p>AdvancedAll LevelsBeginnerIntermediateRestorativeRelaxationStress & …

Yoga

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

Books

How Mindfulness May Change the Brain in Depressed Patients

In 2015, 16.1 million Americans reported experiencing major depression during the previous year, often struggling to function while grappling with …

Mindfulness

10 Great Stretches to Do After an Upper-Body Workout

Stretching is one of those parts of fitness that many of us tend to "forget" about. When you're pressed for time, fitting in anything on top of your …

Exercise

I do yoga twice a week and it's totally transformed my body and health

Whether you're devoted to the downward dog or don't know your child's pose from your tree pose, it's time to get more acquainted with yoga.<p>From …

Books to help you answer big questions about yourself

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your …

Getting Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth Appropriately

As a working mother, how many battles do you face with your kids over brushing teeth? Maintaining the oral hygiene and care is very important for …

Facing up to addiction

How do you break the destructive cycle of addiction?<p>When someone is in the grip of addiction it becomes impossible to reason with them. Everything …

Here's How Your Brain Reacts To Weaning Your Baby From Breastfeeding

Plenty has been written about when and how to stop breastfeeding, but most of this advice focuses on the baby. Of course, weaning will affect your …

Graphic: The relentless rise of carbon dioxide

Ancient air bubbles trapped in ice enable us to step back in time and see what Earth's atmosphere, and climate, were like in the distant past. They …

Climate Change

The 10 Most Insane Botanical Gardens Across Canada You Have To Visit Once In Your Life

<b>Bonus: The Cover Photo features The Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.</b><p><b>Living in an</b> urban city we don't get a lot of opportunities …

Three Countries Show How Close a 100 Percent Green Grid Is

The aspiration for a 100% green electricity grid is no longer a dream. It is regularly being achieved in the real world for weeks or months on end. …

5 Ways a Beach Day Will Make You Even Better Looking

Between the sun, the sand, and the salt water, it's basically a free spa.<p>After a few days at the beach this winter, I was feeling all kinds of refreshed. Like anyone, I was more relaxed than I would be during the work week. However, it was more than that: I felt like I just had a top-notch facial …

Can Mindfulness Really Help You Heal From Addiction?

Ancient mindfulness philosophy says that humans are wired to cling to pleasure and avoid pain. That truth is evident across the span of human …

Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.

At first I felt betrayed by my body, but perimenopause doesn’t have to be my enemy.<p>If you believe what you read online, perimenopause — the long, slow decline of estrogen and progesterone that leads to the end of menstruation at menopause — is the cause of nearly every imaginable ill for Gen-X …

Middle Age

Try this Simple Exercise to Re-frame your Mindset.

I want you to stop for a moment and think about all the compliments you’ve received over the years.<p>Your mum telling you your hair looked nice, or …

Self-help

Seeing Through the Cloud of High-Functioning Anxiety

Between good mental health and a diagnosable mental health disorder, there is a vast no-man’s land of different mental states. The nature of life …

What your doctor won’t disclose

Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? …

Yoga, Self-Compassion, and Accepting the Inner Critic

Yoga, Self-Compassion, and Accepting the Inner Critic<p>The first tenet of yoga—the foundation on which our yoga practice rests—is ahimsa, which …

Yoga Teachers Agree That This Is The Best Pose To Relieve Stress After A Long Day

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and as much as you'd love to release that tension by enrolling in a regular workout class, or going to a yoga …

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Lib Rigs Stats on Climate, Gets Worse When People See What He Did in 2009

An anti-fossil fuel movement proponent dubiously claimed Tuesday natural gas development’s methane emissions are hitting catastrophic levels. …

Trudeau on the wrong side of environmental history in B.C.

Environmental protection and reconciliation with First Nations remain admirable dreams. But giving Canada a Northern Standing Rock is not the way to …

Canada

Raising Boys Week

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Here's How Bullet Journaling Can Help With Your Anxiety, According To An Expert

As someone with generalized anxiety disorder and a serious lack of ability to organize, my No. 1 way to get my life together when I'm overstressed or …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

10 Yoga Poses That'll Honor Your New Year's Resolution To Move More Every Day

During the first few months of a brand new year, motivation is at an all-time high, and it's the perfect opportunity to pursue a new hobby or skill. …