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8 Ways to Cure Over-Thinking and Regain Your Happiness

Let's face it -- over-thinking leaves you drained. It robs you of your peace and poise of mind. It's mental exhaustion on the level of running a marathon every day. It's a mind-numbing habit that keeps you stuck from leading a happy, healthy life. And who doesn't want to be happier? Here are eight …

Mindfulness

The Wandering Mind Needs Meditation

"My mind is led astray by every faint rustle." -- Mason Cooley<p>As a life coach, I have found that some of my clients have a hard time sticking to what it is they want to accomplish. They have good intentions to use their time well, and want to realize their goals, but find it challenging to stay …

Meditation

4 Lower-Calorie Mojito Recipes (It's National Mojito Day!)

July 11 is more than just free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven—it's also National Mojito Day. Clearly, it's practically our <i>duty</i> to sip a mojito.<p>Minty and refreshing, mojitos go well with hot summer days. But, as with other cocktails, the calories in mojitos can stack up (especially if you have more than …

Better Sex: 3 Tips to Improve Your Sex Life

“This definitely goes against the grain and contradicts what we thought we knew,” says Patti Britton, PhD, cofounder of SexCoachU.com and host of the DVD <i>The Great Sex Getaway</i>. Of course, you can't go into autopilot whenever you hop into bed and still expect to keep things interesting between the …

Healthy Picnic Recipes: Nutrition Experts Share Their Favorite Outdoor Eats

<i>By Laura McMullen</i> <i>for U.S. News</i><p>Need an excuse to hang out with friends in the fresh summer air, now that the Memorial Day and Fourth of July festivities have passed? Well, here you go: July is National Picnic Month! Grab the blanket, sunscreen and Fido. Leave the laptop. Whether you're venturing to …

100-Calorie Snacks: 16 Refreshing Healthy Summer Eats

Some of the best fruits and veggies are ripe for the picking in the warm weather, and yet somehow summer eating still gets a bad rap. You can blame the barbecues or the ice cream trucks, or you can decide to take things into your own hands. Literally.<p>With a few homemade treats up your sleeve, you …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (July 12-18)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Mindfulness