Gabriela Menocal

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6 Things That Are Seriously Screwing With Your Sleep

The habits to avoid so you can actually get some shuteye tonight<p>You know most of the major offenders—a late-afternoon latte, your neighbor's yappy dog, allergies that won't quit—but there are a few other sneaky obstacles that can make it harder to get a good night's sleep. We rounded up the top …

12 Hacks to Make Your Home Look More Luxe

We love design inspo just as much as the next person, but sometimes peeking at celeb mansions and paging through fancy interior decorating glossies can be a downer. Without unlimited funds, recreating those luxe homes seems totally impossible… until now. We’re sharing 12 affordable hacks to make …

9 Things Some Men Are Too Afraid to Ask For in Bed

Note to guys: You'll never know the answer if you don't ask.<p>No matter how much crazy-great sex you and your partner might be having, admit it: You've wondered if there's any desire he's holding back. Hey, chances are you have a fantasy or curiosity that you may or may not have worked up the courage …

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

How to Make the Perfect Greek Salad

Plus, two other Mediterranean recipes you'll love.<p>If you've ever been to Greece (lucky you!), then you know that the Greek salads there put our Americanized versions to shame. They taste richer and more flavorful—and also come with myriad health benefits. In fact, residents of the gorgeous Grecian …

9 Things Sex Experts Really Want You to Know

We asked the professionals for their raw, unedited advice. Get ready to take notes.<p>Chances are you probably don't have a sex therapist on speed dial (though if you do, rock on). But whether you're coupled up or completely single, you can learn so much from these incredibly knowledgeable …

8 Ways Designers Use Ikea

From kitchen cabinets to carpeting, even the pros like to integrate Ikea into their room designs.<p><b>1. Ikea's Brimnes bed is tucked away with a creative footboard in a 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment.</b>Tour the 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment by Fitzhugh Karol and Lyndsay Caleo of The Brooklyn …

Have Super Sex All Month Long

Your menstrual cycle can affect your libido in incredibly hot ways. Follow these tips for more pleasure every day of the month.<p>You might hate your hormones for causing mood swings, cramps, and sporadic breakouts. But there’s a new reason to give them a break: Scientists are discovering that your …

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

The Workout That Improves Your Sex Life

Find out how doing downward facing dog may help put—and keep—you in the mood<p>You already know that yoga can tone your body and de-stress your mind, but as it turns out, practicing yoga regularly may also boost your libido, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine.</i>In the …

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

Get Rid of Cellulite

Learn how yoga exercises can help you get rid of cellulite and burn fat<p>Besides whipping your leg muscles into sexy shape, yoga can help smooth spongy thighs too. "Cellulite is a symptom of reduced lymph circulation," says Atma JoAnn Levitt, head of the integrative weight-loss program at the Kripalu …

Daring Details: Painted Shelf Brackets

• Vibrant yellow brackets tie together a cool and eclectic arrangement in a kitchen from Real Living.<br>• White brackets may not be unusual, but they look …

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Space-Savers for Small Closets

Small city apartments often come with equally tiny closets, but with a few tricks, tools, and a little discipline, you can make the most of every …

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Strong Body, Powerful Mind

Calorie torching, muscle sculpting, and stress reducing—with the right yoga moves, you really can have it all.<p>No one disputes that yoga will make you loose and limber. But there's one misconception we'd like to wrestle to the mat: that bending and stretching and twisting can't work you as hard or …

Add Dimensions And Perspective To Your Bedroom With Mirrored Bedside Tables

Have you ever thought of having mirrored bedside tables in your bedroom? It’s true, they’re not very common, but they can be surprisingly wonderful …

Sink Designs Suitable For Small Bathrooms

A small bathroom will most likely have to include a small and the rest of the amenities will also have to suit the dimensions. Small bathroom sinks …

The Best Music for Yoga

The perfect playlist for any yoga routine<p>When it comes to yoga, sound plays a huge role in influencing practice—and what you listen to depends on your personal preferences. You can meditate and chant to the sound of Tibetan bowls, or time your Ujjayi breath to the latest hits on the radio. The key …

Fat Burning Yoga Workouts

Pump up your heart rate with power yoga

The Best Yoga for Women

Practice these poses three times a week for optimal overall health<p>Child's Pose<p>Stretches hips, quads, back <b>1.</b> Kneel on the floor with big toes touching and knees about hip-width apart. Sit on your heels. <b>2.</b> Lay your torso between the thighs and bring your forehead to the mat. Extend arms straight in …

Yoga for Pain Relief

Relieve all your aches and pains with these soothing yoga poses<p>Pain Killers<p>Most people start hitting the mat because they want the famous yoga body: toned arms, tight abs, gravity-defying glutes. And it doesn't take long to discover how great yoga can make you feel on the inside—energetic, happy, …

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Action Hero Hot-Body Yoga

Build a slim, trim body like screen siren Kate Beckinsale with these muscle-sculpting mat moves<p>Strange as it sounds, Kate Beckinsale prepares for the physically demanding job of playing futuristic fighters and werewolf hunters with a yoga-based routine.<p>She also practices qigong, a discipline …

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …