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Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

5 Ways To Be More Outgoing

<i>By Amanda Tust for YouBeauty</i><p>When was the last time you gabbed away at a party or asked an acquaintance to lunch? If it's been a while, it may be time to start putting more effort into happy hour. A June 2013 study published in the <i>Journal of Research in Personality</i> found that being extroverted in …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Exercise

Whether you do it to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal or -- dare we say it? -- just for fun, exercise <i>changes</i> you.<p>There's the red face and the sweating, the pounding heart and pumping lungs, the boost to your alertness and mood, the previously nonexistent urges to talk about nothing but splits …

4 Steps to Mindfully Ride the Ebb of Life

As a therapist working with people in creative industries, I've seen how the idea that "you're only as good as your last project" creates an unwholesome dissatisfaction and constant striving to do better, a perfectionism that leads to a lack of appreciation for the great triumphs of life. As the …

3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity

When adversity strikes, meditation can be our best friend. Not as an escape, but as a secret weapon to fortify our minds and bodies, to create resilience and perspective. In his new book, <i>The Gift of Adversity</i>, world-renowned researcher, psychiatrist and author Dr. Norman Rosenthal tells us, "If you …

Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Snack Cake

Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Snack Cake with Candied Pistachios.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 23, 2013 80<p>This is one of my favorite times of …

The Best Cauliflower Crust Pizza.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 24, 2013 75<p>Can’t even believe I’m doing this.<p>I first tried cauliflower pizza a loooooooong time ago. Back before I even knew what …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

August 20, 2013<p>It’s been weird being in moving limbo the last few weeks. I definitely don’t like having all my pans packed up. And all my stuff boxed …

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Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac

Chipotle Beer Shrimp Quesadillas with Spicy Guac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 18, 2013 113<p>There is one thing I am craving during this heat wave.<p>And I mean, …

Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn Recipe

<b>Note</b>: Feel free to make this up to a day in advance. Just wait to add the basil until after you reheat the dish.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons coconut or olive oil1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (about …

Kissed Seed Crackers

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: Crunchy, customizable crackers that are so easy to make -- and healthy to eat --</i> …

Quick Asian Chili-Lime Chicken Soup Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The rice noodles that I used were 1/4-inch wide. If yours are wider, they may take longer to cook. Though the instructions say to par-boil, I like my noodles firm, so I usually just add them directly to the dish to cook. Other noodles, such as rice vermicelli, can be substituted. You can …

Farro Salad With Lentils, Beans, and Oven-Roasted Vegetables Recipe

<b>Note:</b> When cooking grains or dried beans, I find it easiest to cook the entire package and then use what I need in my recipe, and freeze the rest to use later. Neither semi-perlato farro or lentils require presoaking as some other whole grains or larger dried beans do. To cook both the farro and …

Make these Couscous-Stuffed Peppers for a vegetarian this weekend...or serve them with grilled lamb! Here's the recipe: http://bit.ly/14RLtsb

Healthy, delicious White Bean and Edamame Hummus. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/15ueF90

50 Healthy Meals Made Even Better With Sriracha Hot Sauce

Sriracha (pronounced sir-rotch-ah or sear-raw-chah) is a bright red hot sauce that’s getting seriously popular. The paste-like sauce—named after Sri …

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Green Kitchen Stories' Quinoa and Vegetable Chorizo Salad

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: Vegetarians, don't be scared by the word chorizo -- it's not just for meat</i> …

Meet This Year's Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Veggies to Be Wary Of

<i>Greatist News examines and explains the trends and studies making headlines in fitness, health, and happiness. Check out all the news here.</i><p>Mama …

No Bake S'mores Cheesecakes

In a small bowl, mix together butter and graham crumbs until moistened. Press crumbs into the container of your choice (jar, ramekin, etc) with the …

Parmesan? Butter? Paprika? Fresh herbs? What do you like to put on your corn on the cob? http://bit.ly/CornWithCheeseLime

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: A Walk in the Woods and Return to Essential Nature

In these modern times, I fear that we may be losing touch with our essential nature. Life has become so fast-paced, yet we are disconnected in our ostensible technological connections and cannot find firm grounding on the very earth beneath our feet. Run by emotion and speed, video-gamed and …

30 Reasons To Keep On Keeping On

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16zeSXt<p>1. Nothing beautiful ever came from an easy life. Nothing truly incredible ever came from …

56 Healthier Burger Recipes for Grilling Season

Summertime means grilling time, and we all know what that means: burger season. We love a good juicy burger just like the rest of 'em, but we'll be …

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How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

5 Steps to Making Happiness a Habit

The second part of this story is a clincher for considering that happiness can be a choice. An elementary school teacher in rural Arkansas made a bracelet of charms of each student in her class so she could continually remind herself of how she cared about each one, and her passion for teaching …

Sweet Citrus Avocado Dreamboat. Green Smoothies + Inspiration!

It is a sort of madness we all seem to brush off as <i>normal</i>. One day we are passing around shiny silver trays stacked with holiday cookies, festive …

Full Measure of Happiness - Gambling Blog

It is true that playing the casino games whenever and wherever you want is possible nowadays, thanks to the presence of the top online casinos! …

Cranberry Coconut Smoothie

There’s nothing like a chilled Summertime smoothie.<p>Especially when you arrive back in humid Manhattan after a few days in breezy n’ cool San …

The Best Guacamole You'll Ever Have

What do you serve when you have friends over? We always set out a cheese plate , but after a while, it feels a little ho hum. Well, five yea...