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I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

Breakfast

Explore the Majestic Fjords of Norway on This Fairy Tale-worthy Cruise

I can't even count the ports of call around the world I’ve arrived at by sea, but I can say this: Among all the wild, sophisticated, and distant …

European Travel

The Best Decluttering Plan for Your Myers-Briggs Type

For some people, a clean home and organized closet seems like second nature. But others (myself included – seriously, you do not want to see my desk) …

Storage Ideas

Thinking of taking a walk everyday? Six reasons why it's good for you

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has been the talk of social media with his early morning walking routine. In addition to personal walks …

Diabetes

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat For Fast Weight Loss, According To A Trainer

February 21, 2018 by Alonna Travin<p>Make these changes ASAP!<p>February 20, 2018 by Emily Belfiore<p>They actually taste good!<p>February 20, 2018 by Alonna …

Antiinflammatory

5 exercises that will strengthen your back and reduce pain

Our backs are made up of 140 overlapping muscles — most of which we’re under-utilizing sitting at our desks all day.<p>It’s easy to take for granted how much we use our back muscles every day. Whether it’s lifting bags of groceries up a flight up stairs or squatting down to pick up something off the …

Yoga

Why some yogis get wrist pain — and what to do about it

“Yoga wrists.” Is there such a thing? You know that pain or discomfort you — or other fellow yogis — might feel in downward dog or crow?<p>“Wrist pain is one of the most common issues we see in yoga,” says Alyson Shade, yoga instructor and co-owner of Realignment Studio in the District. “But it can be …

Yoga

Experts Say the Body Reset Diet Shows Some Promise — Here's What You Need to Know

When our healthy eating and exercise routine is in a rut, some of us are often looking for a restart. There's actually a diet that hopes to do just that. Meet the body reset diet.<p>What Is the Body Reset Diet?<p>The theory of the body reset diet is that you'll be able to reset your metabolism and kick …

Nutrition

How to Meditate

The Routine<p>We know, we know. You’re too wound up to meditate. You don’t have time. It’s not your thing. But before you roll your eyes and get on with …

Meditation

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Siem Reap

A Healing Yoga Sequence to Ease Neck + Shoulder Pain

We spend hours in front of our computers and phones, and the repetitive movement patterns can cause neck and shoulder strain. This sequence will help.<p>…

Yoga

Let It All Go: 7 Poses to Release Trauma in the Body

Colleen Saidman Yee offers poses from her new memoir, Yoga for Life, to release anxiety and trauma from body parts that commonly hold …

Yoga

Lose Weight With Restorative Yoga

A new study finds that people who practice restorative yoga can lose significant amounts of weight.<p>13.6K<p>SHARES<p>Though one might think the right yoga …

Yoga

Baron Baptiste's Yoga Sequence for Self-Expression

Try this chest- and heart-opening flow to connect to your authentic Self.<p>12<p>SHARES<p>Life is riddled with social rules. Take this biggie, for example: …

Yoga

Yoga for Anxiety: Overcoming Panic Attacks with Yoga

A panic disorder had Rashel Fitchett sick with anxiety and fear, until pranayama helped restore peace in her life.<p>5.5K<p>SHARES<p>How yoga for anxiety …

Mindfulness

Yoga 101: A Beginner's Guide to Practice, Meditation, and the Sutras

New to yoga? We've got answers for you. These 10 common questions for yoga beginners should get you on your way to a deeper practice and mindful …

Yoga

Study Finds Yoga Injuries Are on the Rise (Plus, 4 Ways to Avoid Them)

If you've gotten hurt during a yoga class, you're not alone. A new study found that yoga injuries are on the rise, especially among older adults. …

Where Did Sun Salutations Come From?

This two-minute primer traces Namaskars—and the pieces missing from modern practice—back thousands of years.<p>3K<p>SHARES<p>Talk about a throwback: …

Yoga

13 Yoga Retreats You Can Actually Afford in 2018

Think a cool yoga getaway has to be out of your budget? Then you haven’t seen these retreats. We did the research and found a bunch of getaways (from …

Yoga

Yoga for Pain Relief: A Q&A with Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Kelly McGonigal, PhD, a yoga teacher and health psychologist at Stanford University, shares tips for dealing with chronic pain through yoga and …

Mindfulness

8 Innovative Ways to Use a Bolster to Explore Backbends in Your Body

Every single body has its own unique skeletal structure, ranges of motion, and thus expression of a given pose. Here, discover how a bolster can help …

Yoga

Yoga for Back Pain + 5 Poses to Try

Free yourself from ordinary back pain by doing these 5 simple poses each day.<p>3.6K<p>SHARES<p>Yoga for back pain: 5 simple yoga poses to relieve tension in …

Yoga

4 Far-Off Places Unexpectedly Packing Deep Yogic Lessons

When it comes to planning a yoga vacation, most of us think retreats in the tropics or taking the ultimate pilgrimage to India. Yet there are so many …

Meditation

Experiment: 1 Yoga Skeptic, 6 Classes to Change Her Mind

We challenged writer Ryan Peacock to crack his girlfriend’s resistance to yoga. Can he sweet-talk her into taking six classes in a week—and actually …

Yoga

Pose Finder

Need step-by-step instructions for a yoga pose? Browse this alphabetical list for pose benefits, how-to information, and contraindications. Your …

Hone Your Intuition: 12 Poses to Activate Your Third-Eye Chakra

Want to hone your intuition? We went behind the scenes at YJ LIVE! in NYC to bring you this third-eye-activating practice from master teacher Seane …

Yoga

The Must List: What to Pack for Your Next Yoga Retreat

From the perfect yoga mat to immunity boosters, these must-haves will ensure you have the best time on your next retreat.<p>11<p>SHARES<p>All Good Herbal …

Yoga

Boost Immunity with Inversions

To prime your body for winter health, try this gentle sequence designed to support the lymphatic system.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>If you'd just as soon skip winter's …

Yoga

The Secret to Better Arm Balances: How to Lift Off Without Falling On Your Face

The secret to better arm balances is about relaxing the body, enabling your joints to support you in a lift instead of falling on your face.<p>2.6K<p>SHARES<p>…

Yoga

9 foot exercises: Strengthening, flexibility, and pain relief

• Flexibility and mobility<br>• Strength<br>• Pain<br>• Foot health and safety tips<p>Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a …

Pain