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The Wholehearted Life: Oprah Talks to Brené Brown

When I first meet Brené Brown at Harpo Studios, where she's come to tape an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," I feel as if I'm reuniting with a …

Why Is Mindfulness So Difficult?

Mindfulness entails trying to get the mind to look at the mind, trying to observe how our operating systems are running. Using the analogy of software, you will quickly realize how difficult it is to get your Windows 8 or Mac OS X operating system to debug itself. You normally need an outside …

Mindfulness

Yoga For Anxiety: 10 Poses To Reduce Stress And Support Mental Health (PHOTOS)

Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that's around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness in the country. But even those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder aren't immune to experiencing stress, tension and anxiety in their …

How Your Deepest Insecurities Reveal Your Greatest Gifts

In my decades of practice as a psychotherapist, this is the insight that has inspired me most:<p>Our deepest wounds surround our greatest gifts.<p>I've found that the very qualities we're most ashamed of, the ones we keep trying to reshape or hide, are in fact the key to finding real love. I call them …

When You Don’t Get What You Want Something Better May Be Coming

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>While every adoption story is different, they all start …

Emotions

Lemony Asparagus Pasta with Mushrooms and Herbed Ricotta

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Every cook's savior: pasta.</i><p>So hey everyone, for three weeks in a row, beginning today, we’re going to talk about asparagus. No lectures on skinny versus fat, white …

How to Store Greens

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Grow up already. Store your greens like an adult.</i><p>We talk about food growing up all the time. Now, it's your turn.<p>Storing greens responsibly requires a …

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Embracing the Age You Are

The table next to me was making a lot of noise, celebrating a special occasion—five waiters singing "Happy birrrrrthday, dear Marilyn...," and our …

Positive Thinking

Miracle Cure for Allergies: Gentle Nettle Tea

I never had allergies growing up. As soon as the weather was warm, I would throw off my jacket and practice log rolls down our backyard hill. I …

A Happening Shop in Venice Beach, Dedicated to Outdoor Living

For designer Ilan Dei, the best of life happens outdoors. After he spent 20 years embracing the Southern California lifestyle of Venice Beach, it was …

Throw It, Grow It: London’s Guerrilla Gardeners

When Richard Reynolds moved into a tower block in central London’s Elephant and Castle district, he was not intending to become a guerrilla gardener. …

Gardening

how to start seed indoors

NO GREENHOUSE, a tiny house, and various other obstacles notwithstanding, I’m madly coaxing along one crop after another of seedlings over here. Want …

Gardening

The Virus in Our Food Supply

<i>by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics</i><p>President George Washington once said, "It is miserable for a farmer to be obliged to buy his seeds; to exchange seeds may, in some cases, be useful; but to buy them after the first year is disreputable."<p>Now, I'm all for making …

How to Make Plant-Based "Milks"

304<p>SHARES<p>You can make a variety of plant-based “milks” by blending raw nuts, seeds, and grains with water. Almonds, cashews, macadamias, Brazil nuts, …

Vegan Secrets (Or Why My Skin Is Always Glowing)

When I first made the decision to adopt a vegan diet, many of the more "seasoned" vegans in my life told me about all the wonderful benefits I could expect. I heard that I would likely drop unwanted weight more easily, that I would have more energy and that I wouldn't have to worry as much about …

Skin Care

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Juicy Lucy Burgers Recipe - The Sweetest Vegan Homemade Recipe

SMOKY BEET BURGERS

We are leaving for our trip in just over a week! I am so pumped. The anticipation is half the fun for me. In the spirit of leaving, I have been …

What the Ultimate Food Expert Eats for Dinner

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches with Zesty White Bean Spread

1. To make Roasted Vegetables: Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir together cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Set aside.<p>2. Toss together …

Recipes

20 Ways to Use Leftover Juice Pulp

One of the questions I get asked most about juicing is “What can I do with the juice pulp?” Tons of things! Read on for 20 of my favorite uses for …

Food

3 Ways to Start Composting

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We have plants, soil, and gardening on the mind, so we're</i> <i>revisiting this guide on three ways to compost kitchen scraps.</i><p>Composting scares many of us the …

Your Brain Is the Universe (Part 2)

<i>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University</i> …

Why Childhood Trauma Can Lead to PTSD, and How Tapping Can Help

There's a common understanding, even in "pop" psychology, that childhood trauma can have devastating and lasting effects on a person's wellness. It often sets a dysfunctional precedent for how they conduct and think about themselves well into adulthood. While we've long understood this from a …

Mental Health