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How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer's or dementia. Hint: Start now, says Maria Shriver

The most disturbing thing I heard recently about the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and dementia was a comment made by Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California who founded the Women's Alzheimer's Movement after discovering the disease affects twice as many women as men.<p>It would seem, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Meditation

Gwyneth Paltrow Tells Us Her Morning Smoothie Recipe

Ever the purveyor of natural and organic beauty, Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a new line of skincare called, what else, Goop by Juice Beauty. The …

7 Ways Exceptionally Positive People Train Their Minds Every Day

Are you tapping into the power of positive thinking?<p>Starting and growing a business is one of the hardest things you'll ever do. The road to startup success is full of mental and emotional demands, but the best founders can navigate a path in the face of uncertainty.<p>Trust is the pillar of the …

6 Foods a Nutritionist Eats Every Single Day

From energy healers to thyroid doctors, we're surrounded by a wealth of experts who provide relevant information that can improve our health and …

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It | Goop

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Wellness

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Build This Flowchart to Overcome Procrastination

Psychologist Dr. Patrick Keelan has a series of questions to ask yourself when you feel stuck with your work. These four questions can act as a …

Procrastination

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Information Systems

DIY Beauty Products: 4 Superfood-Packed Beauty Products You Can Make In Your Kitchen

Ever toss your kale and berries into your blender and think “Facial mask!”? (Us too.) Of course, your skin care products can come directly from your kitchen, and not the beauty counter, says green-beauty savant Deborah Burnes.<p>Should you love the idea of being able to identify everything that goes …

Skin Care

Solar-powered tiny house doesn't skimp on the home comforts

Tiny houses are all about balance. The smaller they are, the less comfortable they tend to be. Go <i>too</i> big and you may as well just live in a …

Off-grid

An Illustrated Starter Guide to Phrases Coined by Shakespeare

Next time you’re at the local bar’s quiz night, and the question has something to do with state birds, guess cardinal. That is, if you’re otherwise unsure. Seven U.S. states use the cardinal for their representative plumed pal. Seven out of fifty odds isn’t bad for a guess.<p>Likewise, if you’re …

The Crossroads of Should and Must

This is a story about two roads — Should and Must. It’s a pep talk for anyone who’s chosen Should for far too long — months, years, maybe a …

#the100dayproject #100daysofglutenfree I have #celiac and have been eating #glutenfree for 14yrs - I want to illustrate all the things you CAN eat, because too often people focus on what you CAN'T eat. And it will be good for me to stretch my muscles on a subject that isn't people or animals! #illustration #sketch

Silent Film Actress Colleen Moore Basically Invented The Bob, 1929

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List-Worthy

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Peanut Butter Veggie Pasta Salad

Try this simple vegetarian Peanut Butter Veggie Pasta Salad recipe for lunch<p>The peanut butter gives this <b>pasta salad</b> just the kick it needs to go from …

Healthy Eating

16 Genius Recipes to Use Leftover Garlic

You recently bought garlic in bulk with big plans for a week of easy sheet pan dinners. Sadly, plans don’t always work out. You’ve had an incredibly busy week with no time for cooking, and now the garlic’s going to go bad. Hold up! If you can cook just a few meals before the start of next week, you …

14 Ways to Dress like a NYFW Street Style Star on a Budget

Fashion Week is so much more than a chance to ready your next-season style wish list — it’s the perfect place to gather much-needed mid-season style inspiration. But the right-now outfit inspo doesn’t come from the runway itself, but rather the streets, where the fashion set — style bloggers, …

12 Tips from The Bread Lab, Where Baking is Like Playing an Instrument

12 tips for bread perfection from The Bread Lab, Washington State University’s lauded and innovative baking program.<p>It offers no plump <i>boules</i> or …

Articles about japanese inspired landscape design berkeley on Dwell.com - Dwell

The design of a deluxe hotel set in the Bardenas Reales Natural Park in Spain's Navarra region is informed by its surrounding...<p>Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio …

Los Angeles

10 5-Ingredient Valentine’s Day Desserts Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

Whether you’re hosting a Galentine’s Day party for your closest BFFs or have a hot date planned this Valentine’s Day, everyone loves a good romantic dessert at the end of the night. But that doesn’t mean you need to scour Pinterest for hours trying to choose between a no-bake dessert that doesn’t …

You Can Now Stream Broadway Shows Online like Netflix

Streaming services have pretty much replaced traditional TV. With the rise of binge-watching, it’s all Netflix this or Hulu that. Heck, streaming services have even entered our slang lexicon, like “wanna Netflix and chill?” Cable is practically ancient — and live theater? Even less accessible… so …

The Theatre

Green Goddess, Pistachio, and Goat Cheese Ball

8 Servings<p>You want all of your cheese ball ingredients at room temperature to make sure the goat cheese mixture is smooth and homogenous.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature<p>4 ounces goat cheese, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>4 anchovy …

3 Rainproof Outfits That Can Weather Any Downpour With Style

Rain, rain go away—or, actually, maybe not. Figuring out what to wear when the forecast calls for showers is no easy task. You want to be …

Clothing

Hardscaping 101: How to Care for Wood Outdoor Furniture

Soon it will be time to drag the outdoor furniture from hibernation or, if you live in sunnier climes, add it to your spring cleaning list to get …

California wins by collaborating with China on electric vehicle market

China’s market for electric vehicles took off last year; sales grew fourfold from 19,713 in 2013 to 84,900 in 2014. China may leapfrog the U.S. this …