Colleen Kozy

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Best Trips to Take After Retirement

Blue Ridge Parkway<p>Billed as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the spectacular 469-mile drive joins Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Great Smoky …

National Parks

Tipoon is a tiny pop-up camper that triples in size at the campsite

If you’ve always wanted a full-featured camping trailer, but don’t happen to own a truck or SUV to pull one around, we may have found just the thing …

Camping

As broken as you may feel, you are still so strong. There's something to be said for how you hold yourself together and keep moving, even though you feel like shattering. Don't stop. This is your healing. It doesn't have to be pretty or graceful. You just have to keep going. https://t.co/Pd8yrSNPX4

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Meditation

Golden Turmeric Tahini Dressing [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Are Your Kids Misbehaving? Here's Why Sleep and Family Routines May Be Part of the Problem

Emily Davies cringes when she remembers how she and her husband berated their son Christopher for being lazy at schoolwork and for not reaching his …

Parenting

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Immune System

25 Nifty Home Products That Will Help You Save Major Space

Living in a small home or owning a lot of belongings can make the task of organizing a real challenge. While it helps to declutter by tossing out things you don't need, you can also create more space by knowing how to manage your space. Luckily, there are a ton of clever products that can help you …

Home Depot

Matcha Almond Cookies Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>260Calories from Fat140<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat15g23%<p>Saturated Fat9g45%<p>Trans …

This could be the ‘simplest diet in the world’ — here’s how it works

It has been dubbed as the “simplest diet in the world,” and nutrition experts say the Scandi Sense Diet really deserves this title.<p>Story continues …

Weight Loss

The Lao-Style Coconut Milk Marinade You'll Want to Use on Any Meat

<i>The following essay, recipe, and photos are excerpted from</i> Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes From a Refugee Chef's Isan Thai & Lao Roots <i>by James Syhabout. A word on the marinade: though it is pictured with kalbi (beef), which is how James's mom prepared it, it goes just as well with chicken. Memorize</i> …

Vietnam

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

Anything that annoys you is for teaching you patience. Anyone who abandons you is for teaching you how to stand up on your own two feet. Anything that angers you is for teaching you forgiveness and compassion... https://t.co/qnbSBXs2qS

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

Northern California

30 Dreamy Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

(Image credit: Caesarstone)<p>As the weather gets warmer, cooking alfresco is so much better than staying cooped up inside your kitchen. Dinner parties …

Kitchens

Recipe: Rhubarb Curd

Chop rhubarb into 1-inch pieces and place in a small saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 20 minutes until …

Rhubarb

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

The 50 Best Cookie Recipes in the World

Cookies are simply the best. A warm, gooey fresh-baked cookie is one of life’s simple pleasures. Baking cookies at home can be just as fun as eating …

Dessert

Three Simple Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

Sometimes it can feel difficult to find things that we’re thankful for. Finding time to practice gratitude in smalls ways throughout our day enables …

Mindfulness

Don't be afraid of change. Beautiful things can grow when you're willing to let go. https://t.co/OYUQwcpK8n

Modular, Erector-like camper van slides easily between work and play

VanDoIt spun off from Kline Van/Woody's Automotive Group last year with a mission to grab a piece of the van life pie by building custom vans for …

RVs

Airstream sheds its aluminum shell with the Nest fiberglass glamper

With outdoor travel and recreation big business among the young and adventurous, Airstream is making a play to broaden its appeal. In 2016, it …

Airstream

Being called weird is like being called limited edition. It means you're something people don't see that often. Remember that. https://t.co/p7nm3pvPWa

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Why I meditate every day

<b>Meditating can work wonders if you commit to it. Shutterstock</b><p><b>Meditating every day has changed my entire outlook on life.</b>• <b><br>It has helped calm the symptoms from my panic disorder.</b>• <b><br>Committing to meditating every day is hard, but rewarding.</b>• <b><br>Mental exercise needs to be valued as much as physical …

Meditation

Healthy Potato, Leek, and White Bean Soup

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 144<p>Fat 2g<p>Carbs 24g<p>Protein 8g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8 (1 cup each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>144<p>% Daily …

Food

Panic attacks explained

This month, the <i>GQ</i> Therapist tackles panic attacks. What are they? Why you get them? And most importantly, how to stop them?<p><b>Dear GQ Therapist,<br>I</b> …

Mindfulness

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

Ginger Carrot Radish Salad Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>80Calories from Fat25<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat3g5%<p>Saturated Fat0g0%<p>Trans …

How to Make Peace with Persistent, Negative Thoughts.

Even when I’m mindful, some thought patterns just keep resurfacing. A botched conversation here, a future plan there. You probably have a few of your …

Mindfulness