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5 Safe and Effective Core Exercises for New Moms

When you're pregnant, your abdominal muscles get stretched and pushed aside to make room for the growing baby in your uterus. In many cases, though …

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Wild Rice and Butternut Squash Salad with Maple Dressing

I know you may be tired of me evangelizing about squash. But please hold on! The best is here.<p>Several lovely blogging friends are helping me share a …

quinoa cranberry almond grilled chicken salad

QUINOA-CRANBERRY grilled chicken salad //<p>Just about an hour ago I walked in the door after sixteen days of trekking around Morocco and Portugal. I …

How the brain stores memories

Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a property known as ‘graceful degradation’.<p>A neuroscientist explains: how the …

The Brain

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

The Butterfly and the Bear

I usually don't post on the weekends, (or as often as I should during the week for that matter but that's neither here nor there!) however, today is …

Practice Mindfulness with a Daily Check-in

Mindfulness is a powerful habit that can help you deal with big things, like sticking to your goals or defusing tension with your partner. It can …

5 Reasons (And Then Some) Not To Worry About A 'Rigged' Election

Donald Trump is warning that the election will be rigged. He has precisely zero evidence to back up that claim. But he has a remarkably receptive audience.<p>Around 30 percent of Americans have "little or no confidence" that votes will be counted accurately — and Trump's voters are far less confident …

Government

3 Stretches You Should Do Every Day To Keep Your Back Healthy & Pain-Free

Having worked as a physical therapist in a sports medicine clinic for years, I've successfully treated many athletes dealing with back pain. And as a …

Yoga

3 Things To Do If You Want To Be Happy Every Day

It doesn't seem that long ago that the amount of money and possessions you accumulated were considered the sole indicators of your success.<p>Today, …

Happiness

Scientists Find Non-Gluten Cause of Wheat Sensitivity

Researchers presenting at the 2016 United European Gastroenterology conference have identified a group of non-gluten proteins that can trigger …

Multiple Sclerosis

Emily Skye shares 30-second exercises you can do anywhere - TODAY.com

Emily Skye inspires millions of people to get in shape with her F.I.T. workouts and videos on Facebook. Yet, she knows how hard it can be to find the time to get moving! So, Skye stopped by TODAY to share three exercises that are easy to fit into your busiest days.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | …

Solitude and Carmelite Spirituality

“Solitude is not an empty space, a void; it is an encounter with the God who loves us…” Dear Sister, What aspect of Carmelite Spirituality do you …

Spirituality

The Art of Looking: Eleven Ways of Viewing the Multiple Realities of Our Everyday Wonderland

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timelessly beautiful meditation on presence over productivity, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And nowhere do we fail at the art of presence most miserably and most tragically than in urban life — in the city, high on the cult of …

C.S. Lewis on Why We Read

<i>“A book is a heart that only beats in the chest of another,”</i> Rebecca Solnit wrote in her gorgeous contemplation of why we read. A century earlier, Kafka asserted in a memorable letter to his childhood friend that “a book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.” Indeed, the question of what …

Replace the Word Very with One of These 128 Modifiers

Do you remember high school English class very well? If so, you likely spotted the flaw in that sentence. If you didn't, here's a refresher: As our …

Peach Care

Never plant peaches in low areas that can become frost pockets. To delay bloom in an area with frequent spring frosts, plant on the north side of a …

Growing Basil

Featured in cuisines across the globe, basil is an indispensable flavoring. Plant seeds or transplants after all danger of frost has passed and soil …

Gardening

7 Ways to Stimulate Our VAGUS NERVE, Improve Our Emotional Responses, Relationship Skills and Favour Change

Posted at 15:24h in Change, Emotions, Psychosomatic, Traumas by Real Way of Life<p>The <b>central role</b> played by the vagus in modulating <b>emotional and</b> …

Calamari Braised with White Wine, Tomatoes & Spinach

Spring has been really snoozing on the job. Rather than bursting with cherry blossoms, the new season has only brought soggy, sort-of snow and …

Cookbooks

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: The real reason you avoid change, the problem with gluten-free, and how to actually stick to an exercise habit

For the Love of FoodWelcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. <b>This week the real reason you avoid change, the</b> …

Gluten-Free

16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Melissa McCarthy And Kristen Bell Are Here To Give You Advice

PREACH.

Comedy

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

Evernote vs. OneNote: A rundown of how each works

Sometimes, a deep dive into a topic is just what you want; sometimes, you're waving your hand impatiently and saying, "Skip to the end." This gallery …

Microsoft OneNote

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Couple's caffeine habits linked to risk of miscarriage

Miscarriage is more likely if a couple drinks more than two caffeinated beverages a day in the weeks prior to conception and in early pregnancy, a …

When to Avoid Dental Antibiotics

Do your dentist appointments entail taking a round of antibiotics before you even open your mouth? If so, it’s time to question that extra step, …