Dawn Jacoby

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Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

My 10 Favorite Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

A healthy dinner means different things to different people. For me it means using as many "real food" ingredients as possible. I lean hard on fresh …

Healthy Eating

From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

Recipes

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

'Sit, Walk, Don't Talk': An Author Finds Comfort At A Silent Meditation Retreat

When we are facing a challenge in life, we're often encouraged to talk about it with a confidante, a family member or to seek professional counsel like a therapist. But some people find more comfort in silence.<p>In her new memoir, <i>Sit, Walk, Don't Talk,</i> Jennifer Howd takes readers into the world of …

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

Burpees — unbeatable for fitness and my best habit — the series

[<i>This post is part of series on the Self-Imposed Daily Challenging Healthy Activity (SIDCHA), burpees, and cold showers. If you don’t see a Table of</i> …

5 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION TIPS

Five main concepts you need to know about photography composition:<p>1. Dynamism<p>To make stronger photo compositions, you need more dynamism — or dynamic …

17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change the Way You Think

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Self-esteem

12 Refrigerator Pickle Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

I've never gotten into canning—I don't grow my own produce, I'm worried about botulism, and, most of all, I'm lazy and bad with delayed gratification. Quick pickles don't have the long lifespans of canned foods, but they can be just as tasty. As the name implies, they're also fast—some can be ready …

A CrossFit Coach Says This Is the Best Way to Lose Belly Fat

Stop doing ab exercises, people. If you want to get rid of your unbudging belly fat, the answer isn't how many crunches you can do. Jade Jenny, head CrossFit coach and owner of Champlain Valley CrossFit says, "there are really no exercises to reduce belly fat, unfortunately this is the age-old …

7 Protein-Packed Dinner Recipes That Are Actually Meat-Free

It took a serious health scare to prompt Jean-Christian Jury, an internationally acclaimed French chef, to try veganism. "After years of working …

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha’s, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

Mindfulness

3 Exercises for a Stronger Pelvic Floor (and Lower Abs)

Building and maintaining a strong pelvic floor is crucial for women of all ages. The pelvic floor is a group of muscles at the bottom of your pelvis …

Avocado mayo is the delicious answer to all your sandwich needs

Mayo is one of those love it or hate it condiments. Some folks put it on everything; others can’t be within arm’s length of the stuff. But what about</i> …

5 Vegan Dinners With As Much Protein As A Chicken Breast

Meatless doesn't necessarily mean protein-free.<p>Do you whip up vegan smoothies for breakfast and hummus six ways for lunch, only to lose your love of plants when dinnertime rolls around? Understandably, it can be harder to get excited about another pasta or rice bowl. Not only does the idea of …

19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Healthy Eating

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

Mindfulness

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

The 11-minute ab workout that Kendall Jenner swears by

A quick scroll through supermodel-slash-it-girl Kendall Jenner’s Instagram will reassure you she is seriously ab-sessed: The crop-top aficionado …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Do This 4-Minute No-Equipment Workout to Flatten Abs and Shape Your Booty

We know a lot of you are working on flatter abs and a bigger booty, so why not work on both at once? This ab-and-booty combo workout only takes four minutes to sculpt, shape, tone, and strengthen . . . and there's absolutely no equipment required. You can do these moves anywhere! And with just a …

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