Huma Khan

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Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

A Strait-Laced Writer Explores Psychedelics, and Leaves the Door of Perception Ajar

Microdosing is hot. If you haven’t heard — but you probably have, from reports of its use at Silicon Valley workplaces, from Ayelet Waldman’s memoir “A Really Good Day,” from dozens of news stories — to microdose is to take small amounts of LSD, which generate “subperceptual” effects that can …

These 9 Foods Are High in Collagen and Help Your Skin Bounce Back

In a long-form essay Chelsea G. Summers recently wrote for <i>Unruly Bodies (</i>a series created by best-selling author Roxane Gay and Medium), she details …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

Sleep

The Benefits of Magnesium and How to Get More of It In Your Diet

Magnesium keeps you strong and energized, yet most active women aren’t getting enough. Here are the best ways to increase your intake.<p>Long overlooked …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

Six of the best pickles and ferments

<b>Celeriac, apple and mustard seed kraut</b><p>One of our favourite ferments at Little Duck: the combination of ingredients make it a brilliantly unusual alternative to typical cabbage kraut – but it’s just as simple.<p>Prep <b>15 min</b><br>Ferment <b>Up to 2 weeks</b><br>Makes <b>About 500g</b><p><b>1 celeriac,</b> sliced on a mandolin<b><br>1 apple,</b> …

Food Preservation

The Real Reason Why Your Brain Is so Scared of Failure

Failure doesn't scare you. Not knowing does.<p>You've just recklessly jumped ship -- left the security of your job or refused the investor who isn't offering exactly what you want. You find yourself gripped by a cold, raw fear. What are you <i>actually</i> afraid of?<p>Imagine you're driving along a clear …

This Intense Butt-Burning Yoga Sequence Is Anything but Relaxing

Some types of yoga involve sitting effortlessly and breathing calmly, but this sequence is the complete opposite! These poses are intense and all target your tush, so while you're breathing vigorously, you'll be getting a major booty burn. Complete this 14-pose sequence on the right side and then …

Don’t strip that fruit, eat the peel too for good health

Experts’ opinion on the seven peels, including those of orange and banana, that you should be eating

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …