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25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

I Tried 8 "Miracle" Pinterest Recipes And Here's How They Actually Turned Out

Some were definitely too good to be true.

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

Breakfast

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

Healthy Eating

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

One-Handed Snacks to Make for Your Friends Who Just Had a Baby - Pictures - Chowhound

Want to help your friends who just had a baby? Make them food, and make it easy to eat. The poor dears can use some healthy, delicious homemade …

7 Things I’ve Learned From Making Pizza Every Sunday

I made all the mistakes so you don’t have to.<p><b>Fresh Dough Will Always Make a Better Crust Than Frozen</b><p>While nothing beats a homemade crust (we made it …

Italian Food

30 Clean-Eating Pantry Items for Under $5 from Trader Joe’s

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>A well-stocked pantry is an awesome thing. It makes …

Healthy Eating

30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

Feng Shui

Why The New Rules On Baby Sleep Safety Matter

<i>Written by Deena Blanchard MD, MPH.</i><p>I'm a strong believer in evidence-based medicine, and we know we can take steps to keep our babies safe during their sleep. But one of my greatest fears as a mom is still sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS. And while we've been talking about SIDS in …

Pregnancy

7 Surprisingly Easy Clean Eating Dinners

We spend a lot of time scouring the Web for tasty, trendy, and healthy recipes. It's one of the many perks of working at Greatist. In the process, we …

Healthy Eating

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Using a Gas Grill

While we love cooking with a charcoal grill, there's nothing quite like the convenience of a gas grill. It makes grilling super simple and …

BBQ

4 Surprising Foods That Affect Your Baby During and After Pregnancy

Your body goes through a host of changes in pregnancy—as does your diet. You shore up on nutrients you need more of (folate, iron), cut back on options you need less of (refined sugars, caffeine), give up most things raw (fish, cheese), and toast your future little one with sparkling water. In some …

These Teas Will Make You Leave Coffee for Good

Teas and blends from around the world that may inspire you to turn over a new leaf.<p>“Tea is a divine herb,” said the Ming Dynasty scholar Xu Guangqi. But some would say the industrial-grade teabags we often rely on make for a less-than-celestial drinking experience. A new generation of purveyors …

Alexander McCall Smith

10 fresh ways to trick yourself into breaking bad habits — and building better ones

My intention is to spend five minutes catching up on people's life achievements and pretty vacation photos — and then suddenly, it's an hour later.<p>Afterwards, I feel kind of <i>blech</i>. Like I just wasted a chunk of precious non-working time that I could instead have used to call a friend, or take a …

Vegetables

This 10-Minute Routine Is the Ultimate Mind Cleanse

Add these two little tweaks to your daily routine for much greater clarity and creativity.<p>Your subconscious mind is a whole lot more powerful than you think.<p>Not only does it take care of essential business like keeping you breathing, but quietly, in the background, your subconscious is constantly …

Success

Watch and Learn Five Cooking Techniques From Gordon Ramsay

Shouty chef Gordon Ramsay is well known for yelling at contestants in cooking competitions and degrading downtrodden restaurateurs. But in this video, Ramsay offers some helpful advice to the home chef. The host of <i>Masterchef</i> passes on his expertise to help anyone learn five basic cooking techniques.<p>…

Gordon Ramsay

DIY Tea Recipes You Can Make From Your Own Garden

Tea and tisane enthusiasts, prepare to have your tea-filled world rocked.<p>First things first: teas like chamomile and peppermint aren’t really called …

Alternative Medicine

50 Words and Phrases That Writers Get Wrong

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Language

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Yoga

5 Food Labels All Meat-Eaters Should Understand

<b>By Well+GOOD</b><p>If you're a health-minded carnivore, you've probably found yourself standing in a grocery aisle, holding two options in your hands and puzzling over the labels.<p><i>What, exactly, does free-range mean again?</i> You pause for a moment, and turn to the other package before wondering, And is …

Agriculture

The Dirty Politics of Period Sex

I recently broke up with my boyfriend -- we had almost made it a year. And to make matters worse, I had harbored feverish notions that he was perhaps "my person," or at least one of 25 on this earth who I had actually managed to find.<p>But alas.<p>On paper, his self-presentation was classic …

Human Rights

4 Ways To Prepare Food This Weekend To Eat Healthier All Week

<i>By Perri O. Blumberg</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romulo Yanes)</i><p><b>1. Pre-Dress Your Greens.</b><p>Hearty greens like cabbage, kale, and even shredded Brussels sprouts can be pre-tossed in vinaigrette and last for a few days. (But spinach and arugula will get mushy and wilt if you dress them in advance.) Try this roasted …

Healthy Eating

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

Self Control

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …

75 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb | Inc.com

Using the right word can matter. Using the wrong word can matter even more. I once lost a potential writing gig because I used "who" instead of "whom" in a proposal letter.<p>(And I still have trouble getting "who" and "whom" right.)<p>Even just one incorrectly used word--especially when you're trying to …

Etymology

Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

World Trade Center

22 Things To Keep In Your Home In Case Of Emergency

Sure, you have a first-aid kit and a couple cans of garbanzo beans. But, in our experience, it's always better to be over-prepared than not. Here, 22 things to keep on hand so you're ready for fire, flooding, zombies, cute zombies...anything that life throws your way.<p><b>1. Three days' worth of</b> …

Lifehacks

5 Myths and Facts About Vitamin C

Everything you need to know about this essential nutrient.<p>Most people know a thing or two about vitamin C, like that it's in orange juice, or that …

Wellness

8 foods that make you stink

1. Red meat<p>Taking a bite into thick steak may taste delicious, but it's known to shorten your lifespan and make you hungrier in the long-term, and …