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Oil Pulling: The Ayurvedic Health Technique You Should Try

330<p>SHARES<p>Sucking on oil? Yep, it feels as weird as it sounds. But the latest ancient Ayurvedic health practice to find its way to the mainstream has …

The 4 Beauty Tricks You've Never Heard of That Work Magic on Skin

PHOTO 0/6<p>Ayurveda. It's one of those New Age-y trends that we're still not 100 percent sure we're pronouncing correctly (along with acai and jojoba) …

Skin Care

4 Ways Embracing an Ayurvedic Sleep Pattern Improves Your Life

Ever since I was a little girl I've been up at dawn. While my family members were sleeping, I would get up and read a book, watch the sunrise, or sit down and pray. I didn't know if God could hear me or not. But I did know that if he was there, he was the only one awake to talk to. So remember that …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …


Get an Intense Burn With This 8-Minute Yoga Sequence

These yoga poses are not for wusses! Get ready to feel the burn instantly with this eight-minute sequence. It's designed to burn every major part of your body, including the arms, core, and legs. Slip on your capris, unroll your mat, and you'll definitely be feeling this one tomorrow.

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

Skin Care

12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

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A 10-Minute Workout That Will Make You Feel Totally Rejuvenated

Stretch, de-stress, and pretend like your family holiday drama doesn't exist.<p>Feeling the stress of the holidays? Oh, we're with you. Consider this our gift: a 10-minute routine that will stretch, renew, and revive you for your next holiday event. Break it out as many times as you need throughout …


Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

The guy who did it tells all.<p>There are countless ways that eating healthy food can improve your lifestyle: It can help you slim down, sleep better, and improve your skin, to name a few. Well, new research from Dave Asprey, a tech entrepreneur and author of the <i>New York Times</i> Best Seller <i>The</i> …


20 Small Space Hacks to Make Your Studio Apt Seem HUGE

Whether you’ve just landed your first apartment (hoorah!) or are wrestling with what to do with all your stuff <i></i>now that you’re living in a smaller space, studio apartments present some unique challenges. With only one room to decorate and everything out on display, distinguishing the kitchen from …

Home Decorating

Fire Up Your Metabolism with These 4-Minute Workouts

Yep, 4 minutes. NO EXCUSES!<p>Getting a sufficient workout in less than five minutes? It sounds crazy, but it’s absolutely possible. These two routines—one which uses bodyweight moves and another which uses minimal equipment—allow you to work your entire body and boost your muscular endurance and …


Simple to Understand Meditation Instructions

Meditation Instructions<p>I would like to offer very simple and effective meditation instructions that is both relaxing and profound. It is the …


The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …