Craig Priest

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Winter Gardening: Yes, It is Possible (and Here's How)

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Do you long for the taste of fresh garden salad when the days are short? If so, it may be time to learn …

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10 Yoga Poses That Help With Bloating, Back Pain and More

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The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Nutrition

How to Make a Sustainable Garden That Lives All Year Long

Are you living in a big city or have a lack of green space in your current dwelling? Do you have an interest in learning more about succulents and gardening? Are you okay with getting your hands a little… dirty?<p>If you said yes to one (or all) of the above, we’ve got a two (green) thumbs up online …

Gardening

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Common Cold

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

19 Hikes That Should Never Make Your Bucket List

But if the taste of blood and dirt turns you on, then this is for you.<p><b>Disclaimer:</b><p>The following trails are extremely demanding and require extensive training, advanced gear, and expertise with highly technical terrain. Many of these hikes also require the fitness and ability to perform strenuous …

Top 10 European canyons and gorges for walking and hiking trips

Photograph: Bertrand Gardel/Corbis<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/2564b8bab04e06d38a0b0bf6cd8c737949b296c1/8_77_1254_753/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: …

Top 10

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

7 Ways to Water the Garden for Free | Save on Water

Oh my garden, where have you been my whole life?! Who knew you were SO much fun?<p>Clearly a 180 degree turn from my childhood point of view.<p>Although …

10 beautiful British walks that end in a pub

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

10 Essential Hiking Tips Every Beginner Hiker Should Know

Hiking is an excellent low-impact workout. Studies show it offers multiple physical and mental benefits. From reducing anxiety to preventing osteoporosis, hiking is an outdoor activity delivering benefits beyond scenic and fun.<p>Unlike walking on a treadmill or paved path, hiking involves more, …

Backpacking

10 Plants to Grow for a Pest-Proof Yard

It’s inevitable—just as you sit down to enjoy a quiet moment in the garden, the irritating buzz of an insect approaches. Your hopes of enjoying a cup …

Gardening

8 Beneficial Plants for Your Garden

I love gardening but I’ll be the first person to tell you that it’s a lot of work keeping my yard and garden the way I want it. Even if you ignore …

Gardening

Britain's 50 greatest days out (perfect for the bank holiday)

The Midlands<p><b>1. Alton Towers, Staffordshire</b><p>Among the stomach-churning highlights are Nemesis, Air and Oblivion (a vertical drop of more than 180ft). This year saw the launch of the first “virtual reality” rollercoaster, “Galactica”, where riders use headsets to experience a space adventure.<p><b>Price:</b> on …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …