Esther Brodt

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Relax Before Bedtime with This 20-Minute Yoga Routine

Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that …

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here's How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hues …

Holistic Medicine

Paleo Blueberry Chocolate Macaroons For Epic Snacking

<i>These paleo blueberry chocolate macaroons are bursting with sweet wild blueberries and dipped in creamy dark chocolate. They make for an easy, no fuss paleo dessert!</i><p>Let’s discuss the difference between macaroons and macarons. Macaroons, like these, are a basically a bunch of coconut held together …

Make Your Life Easier: 17 Grab-and-Go Breakfast Recipes

With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable.<p>We get it: Most mornings, you're dining on the go. With a little make-ahead savvy, these breakfast options are perfectly portable and don't require repeating "YES, I SAID EXTRA HASH BROWNS" into a drive-thru microphone. …

The 8-Minute Circuit To Avoid Winter Bod

Get rid of that extra layer of insulation we all seem to put on this time of year.<p>Winter bod: The softer shape we take on when daylight feels in short supply and the weather calls for comfy layers. You haven't stopped working out; it's just that you have a little less motivation than you did …

This Is What It's Like To Live With Schizophrenia

Three people with schizophrenia share their stories.<p><i>Schizophrenia is a chronic and disabling — but treatable — brain disorder affecting more than 21 million people worldwide. Of those people, only half receive treatment. Symptoms, which usually begin between ages 16 and 30, primarily include</i> …

A Mother Asks If She's Selfless Enough To Care For A Son With Autism

Sophie Sartain had long worked in documentary filmmaking as a writer and editor. For her first film as a director, she turned the camera on her own family.<p>Starting in 2009, she began filming her grandmother Mimi, then 92, who had cared for Sartain's aunt, Dona, for decades. Dona has an intellectual …

To Swap or Not to Swap? A Guide to Not-So-All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flours

As miraculous as all those "all-purpose gluten-free" flour blends are, they should really be called something like varied-and-useful-but-not-quite-all-purpose gluten-free flours. Here’s a cheat sheet for when you can sub out all-purpose, and when you should find a recipe that’s intentionally …

Which new fall TV shows are basically dead already? A complete guide.

The fall TV season started awhile ago, but we can’t blame you if you haven’t started watching any of the new fall broadcast shows. Why risk it? The networks have little patience for low ratings, so it’s smart not to get too attached to a series that will soon be canceled.<p>Now, about six weeks in, we …

TV

Starling – The World’s First Educational Wearable for Children

With 82% of brain development complete by age three, the number of words your child hears before the age of four is the biggest predictor of …

Biased coverage of Israeli-Palestinian 'violence': When terror becomes 'tensions'

If you are seeking an example of bias in the media’s coverage of what journalists are calling the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian “violence,” consider the case of Ahmad Manasra.<p>In an angry speech on Wednesday night, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, appealed for calm but accused …

Watch the Giants leap into first place with this unbelievable last-minute catch by Larry Donnell

You can have all the meaningless one-handed catches you want. Tip-drill snags that make the highlights of <i>SportsCenter</i>? They’re great too. But nothing, and I mean nothing, we see this year may top the catch by tight end Larry Donell with 21 seconds left on <i>Sunday Night Football</i> to give the New York …

New York Giants

How Huma Abedin operated at the center of the Clinton universe

As Hillary Rodham Clinton was preparing for her farewell international trip as secretary of state, her close aide and confidante Huma Abedin e-mailed a small number of longtime political allies to help arrange an intimate get-together at a private club in Dublin.<p>“Maybe we can all gather for …

Hawaii's Waikiki Beach Off-Limits After 500,000-Gallon Sewage Spill

Tourists were warned to stay out of the water on Hawaii’s famous Waikiki Beach after officials in Honolulu said half a million gallons of sewage spilled during heavy rains.<p>Sewage poured from manholes as storm water linked to Tropical Storm Kilo overwhelmed drains, state health officials said.<p>City …

Sauerkraut Could Be The Secret To Curing Social Anxiety

Can you eat your way to an anxiety-free existence?<p>It might sound outlandish, but the idea that your diet can have a huge effect on your emotions has become the focus of an exciting new area of psychological research. The latest addition to this growing body of research comes from psychologists at …

24 Books That Are Straightforward About Mental Illness

Because sometimes it's hard to explain or understand on your own.

How Being An Oldest, Middle Or Youngest Child Shapes Your Personality

Only children have a reputation for being perfectionists and high-achievers, constantly seeking attention and approval from their parents and from others.<p>But children with siblings, too, express unique personality types based on their birth order.<p>While a number of factors play a role in a child's …

10 Social Skills Essential for Success

Ask anyone in 2015 about essential "social skills" and you will probably get a list back about social media rules, which online social networks are best and the most common ways to build your network. That, however, is NOT what this post is about. We spend so much time fixated on social media that …

How Your Gut Flora Influences Your Health

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>A new study in the journal <i>Nutrition in Clinical Practice</i> shows that microorganisms in the human gastrointestinal tract form an …

C-Diff Kills 15,000 People A Year. Feces Donations May Change That

A bacteria that triggers deadly diarrhea and is one of the most common causes of U.S. infectious disease deaths is caused, in part, by antibiotics.<p>Clostridium difficile, or C-diff, is a toxin-producing microbe that infected almost a half-million Americans in 2011 and was linked to 29,000 deaths, …