Erin Spurlock

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Earth - Bees learn while they sleep, and that means they might dream

For all our obvious differences, humans and honeybees share some common threads within the fabric of life.<p>We are both social species. While humans speak and write to communicate, honeybees dance to one another; waggling their bodies for specific durations at angles that indicate where the best …

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

Mental Health

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Brownies

Step away from the boxed brownie mix. These brownie-baking methods from some of our favorite celebrity chefs will transform the way you make the classic dessert, and you just might replace your go-to recipe with one of these. From adding fresh vanilla to using a secret technique to get the fudgiest …

Easiest Medicinal Herbs to Grow - Gardening

Over the past 20 years or so, more people have become aware of herbs’ ability to increase our health and well-being. Unfortunately, with this growth, …

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

How to Make the Best Buttery Scones

<b>Soak the currants:</b> Place the currants in a small glass or other nonreactive bowl, add the lemon juice and zest, and stir well. Let stand for 35 to 40 …

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Egyptian Book of the Dead

<i>The Egyptian Book of the Dead</i> is a collection of spells which enable the soul of the deceased to navigate the afterlife. The famous title was given …

50 Food & Recipe Infographics for Food Lovers

People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not …

How to Eliminate Sugar From Your Diet in 21 Days

Experts agree that most folks are OD’ing on sugar—a disaster for our health and waistlines. Spend the next three weeks ditching the sweet stuff, …

Nutrition

20 Breakfast Bowl Recipes to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

Day-Off Diet Breakfasts

Start your day off right with this nutty and nutritious smoothie recipe.<p>Protein-pack your mornings with this easy frittata recipe.<p>Boost your energy …

Homemade French Bread Recipe

Homemade French Bread Recipe.<p>What you will need<p>1 1/2 tbs. instant yeast<p>1/2 cup very warm water<p>1 1/2 tbs. sugar<p>2 cup water<p>1 1/2 tbs. oil<p>2 1/4 tsp. salt<p>6 cup flour<p>Combine the yeast, 1/2 cup warm water and sugar. Let sit for ten minutes. Then add remaining 2 cups of water, oil, salt, and 3 cups of …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

45 Tips to Help You Grow a Successful Vegetable Garden

How do you plant a vegetable garden? More importantly, how do you plant a garden that actually yields a cornucopia of veggies large enough to reduce …

ICON_SEARCH

Fix.jpeg<p>There’s a reason why herb gardens are often called ‘kitchen’ gardens. Firstly, they can be grown right in your kitchen, indoors, any time of …

7 Stylish Ways to Make Your Wardrobe More Eco-Friendly

While the fashion industry might appear to be all catwalks, parties and fabulous freebies, there’s another side to the industry that we don’t often hear about. Between pesticides, transport, chemicals and resource extraction, fashion is right up there with oil and agriculture in terms of total …

A Beginner’s Guide to Chakras

“Anatomy is destiny,” Freud famously said. If he had understood the subtle anatomy of the yoga tradition he might have said, “Destiny determines …

Spirituality

7 Best Yoga Poses To Curb A Binge

What does yoga have to do with overeating? Research shows that yoga can diminish binge eating by 51%. Experts suspect that yoga may help by increasing body awareness, so you're more sensitive to feeling full and less likely to mindlessly stuff yourself.<p>The next time you feel a binge coming on, try …