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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

The Over-Praise Dilemma: When Complimenting Kids Actually Holds Them Back

"Amazing job!" "Perfect!" "What an incredibly beautiful drawing!"<p>Across playgrounds, schoolyards and classrooms, it is common to hear well-intentioned parents, caregivers and teachers heap high praise on children -- particularly those with low self-esteem.<p>But a new study suggests that when adults …

The best iPhone apps for learning how to read

If your child is struggling to read, or just learning how, then help him or her by checking out our list of the best iPhone apps for learning how to …

As Beautiful As A Golden Age Picture Book, An Anatomy App For Kids

The Human Body, by Tinybop, is a charming app that teaches kids how their bodies work through the power of good design.<p>Good design is often talked about as if it were a secret language spoken only by those sophisticated enough to understand it, but there’s a less self-congratulatory way to think …

Kids

7 Apps to Help Your Child Learn Español!

<b>Rosetta Stone</b>, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, <b>Lingo Letter Sounds</b>, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids.<p>Full …

Apps

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>Toddlers will love …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

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14 Styles Of Yoga Explained Simply

If you’re like me, you've been slightly confused by all the different styles of yoga out there! There are many styles so don’t feel bad. Or dumb. …

Yoga better for your brain than exercise, study finds

Twenty minutes of yoga is better for boosting brain activity than vigorous exercise for the same amount of time, a study has found.<p>Researchers report that a single, short session of the popular Hatha yoga significantly improves working as it improves memory, speed and focus, more so than regular …

Yoga

Discover

Tips for enjoying your postpartum journey.<p>Have you ever considered doing yoga with your dog? There’s even a name for it – Doga, and it turns out …

Let Yourself Fall

Fear of making mistakes is natural in yoga as in life, writes Karen Sherwood, but the anticipation is often far worse than the actual …

Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste

Even better news for tired yogis: It doesn’t require much effort.<p>If you want to reach your full potential, Baron Baptiste suggests starting with …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Self-help

The 5 Most Difficult Yoga Poses

Photo: Courtesy of Rina Yoga.<p><i>Rina Jakubowicz of Rina Yoga in Miami, Florida gives R29 a breakdown of the five most difficult yoga poses — and how to</i> …

Online Yoga Videos

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Study: Short Yoga Sessions Boost Brain Power

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

Which Museums in Madrid Have Free Entry?

A list of museums in Madrid that have free entry all day, every day (apart from the Prado, which is only free for part of the day).<p>Officially Spain's …

Radio Ambulante

In just a year Radio Ambulante went from being simply an idea of acclaimed Peruvian author Daniel Alarcón and cross-cultural consultant Carolina Guerrero, to a distinct program that broadcasts surprising and engaging stories for Spanish-language listeners around the world. To glean more insight …

Spanish Language

As Spanish Nears Half A Billion Speakers Worldwide, Its Next Conquest Is Asia

<b>MADRID</b> - Spanish has become the most spoken language in the world after English – in real life as well as on social networking sites.<p>It is the second …

Spanish have highest healthy life expectancy in Europe

Spain also beat Australia, Canada, Norway and US, according to global report published in the Lancet<p>They may be out of work and struggling with financial disaster, but the Spanish have the highest healthy life expectancy in Europe – and beat Australia, Canada, Norway and the USA as well.<p>Spain has …

La frase de la semana

How Curiosity Diminishes Monotony

Creative people such as writers, musicians, directors, and designers like to talk about “the muse.” This entity hearkens back to Greek mythology to …

Creativity

10 Ways to Have Waaaaay More Fun Studying Foreign Languages | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1.) Cry, Laugh and Compete with Italians Through Television<p>I agree with the typical advice to watch movies or shows from that country, but I want to …

Top Pin of the Day: A Cozy Library

Today's top pin is a cozy library with paisley-patterned walls. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>To give the library in his Los Angeles house "a cozy atmosphere," Mark D. Sikes covered the walls in Peter Dunham's Samarkand paisley. The center table is draped in Cowtan & …