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The 3 Tips That Will Help You Burn More Fat during Your Workout

They’re so extremely simple that you’ll wish you had known about them years ago<p>It’s time for an important gut check. It’s easy, I promise. Just wrap a tape measure around your waist, halfway between your ribs and hips. Look at the number. Is it less than half your height in inches?<p>It should …

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Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

<b>(CNN) —</b> People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.<p>One complains of a nagging wife or hysterical husband. Another finds fault with the demands of work or the exploitation of management. Someone else grumbles at summer being too hot or winter being too cold.<p>Everyone thus …

Interdisciplinary artist Micki Pellerano discusses the ways we seek spiritual connections in mundane settings in an exclusive interview. His solo show "Monoliths" opens at envoy enterprises this week. http://hifructose.com/2014/10/13/exclusive-interview-micki-pellerano-discusses-spirituality-architecture-and-new-drawings/

On Saturday at Thinkspace Gallery, Ana Bagayan continued her foray into the deepest reaches of space with “Children of the Sun”. But her inspiration is a little closer to home. Now on Hi-Fructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/05/27/opening-night-children-of-the-sun-by-ana-bagayan-at-thinkspace-gallery/

Andy Kehoe builds on his technique of layering paint and resin to create marble-like skies and mystical forests. Read about his upcoming show "Inner Mystic" and Redd Walitzki's "When We Break," which both open at Roq La Rue on June 5: http://hifructose.com/2014/06/03/preview-andy-kehoe-and-redd-walitzki-at-roq-la-rue/

Poignant charcoal self-portraits by Ian Ingram, now on our blog: http://hifructose.com/2014/06/20/ian-ingrams-enigmatic-charcoal-drawings/

Portrait of a Heart by Christian Schloe

Thomas Spieler's collages juxtapose cultural artifacts with natural elements. http://hifructose.com/2014/07/11/thomas-spielers-cosmic-collages-juxtapose-human-culture-with-nature/

Brian Mashburn - Narcissus. Oil on canvas, 48” x 60” (2012)

Haunting painting by Eduardo Naranjo.

Elusive Queensland artist Lisa Adams treats her paintings as a memoir, created chronologically, where making memories is part of the process. Now on Hi-Fructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/07/25/lisa-adams-tells-her-memoir-in-surreal-images/

Shin Young An's paintings comment on apathy towards global tragedies and political events. http://hifructose.com/2014/07/30/shin-young-ans-paintings-process-tragic-global-events/

Guillermo Gómez-Peña: Linguistic Resistance

If we take <i>translate</i> to mean explaining in terms that can be more easily understood, then Guillermo Gómez-Peña—performance artist, writer, …

Rone "Wallflower" @ Stolenspace, London

StolenSpace is pleased to present the street artist Rone from Melbourne, Australia in his first UK solo exhibition entitled 'Wallflower'.<p>Finding the …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Eerie wood Sculptures of Bruno Walpoth, now on our tumblr: http://hifructosemag.tumblr.com

Neil Gaiman on Why Scary Stories Appeal to Us, the Art of Fear in Children’s Books, and the Most Terrifying Ghosts Haunting Society

<b>Neil Gaiman</b> — prolific author, champion of the creative life, disciplined writer, sage of literature — is one of the greatest storytellers of our time. At TED 2014 in Vancouver, he hosted a semi-secret late-night event where he read a ghost story and a brilliant short essay titled <b>“Ghost in the</b> …

Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things

<i>“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,”</i> MoMA curator Juliet Kinchin wrote in her fantastic design history of childhood. Largely responsible for this singular capacity are children’s remarkably metaphor-ready minds which transform toys into triggers for imaginative play, …

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The 7 Main Elements of Happiness and How To Use Them All | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know, I think happiness has become a complicated game thanks to the self-help world. As much there are people, books, guides, articles, blogs and …

How to Consistently be a Calm Person Even if The Going Gets Tough | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to be a calm person<p><i>There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.</i><i><br>– Willia Cather</i><p><i></i>We have all been through times that have been …

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How Holding a Grudge Hurts Your Health

And 5 ways to move on<p>When you’ve been wronged, the last thing that comes to mind is <i>forgiveness</i>. Why pardon someone who just screwed you over at work, embarrassed you, or even caused you a financial loss? In addition, such a situation leaves you with resentment, anger, bitterness, or feelings of …

‘Harlaxton (Blue)’, John Piper, 1977 | Tate

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

3 Growth-Crushing Lies You Probably Told Yourself Today

What if the only thing between you and everything you ever wanted… was you?<p>As a coach helping people climb out of the ruts they’ve put themselves in, …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

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