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I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Los Angeles

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Dean Rotumah - Aboriginal Artist Australia

Dhinawan and Kelly Slater

10 Houseplants for a fresher breath of air at home

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Here’s what you can learn from Bhutan’s surprising secret to happiness

Imagine stepping off a plane and being able to photograph the incredible beauty around you—and then waltzing through security without a guard …

How To Tell If You Have Inflammation + 5 Things To Do To Fix It: A Doctor Explains

I still remember the day in medical school when I first understood the duality of the immune system. The same immune system that heals a wound from a …

Wellness

Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Self-improvement

​15 bathrooms you MUST see before updating yours

Any home improvement task, from the very small (like updating those bedroom curtains) to the larger (breaking out a wall to merge the kitchen and …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Loneliness

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

3 Travel Tools Millennials Use and You Should Too

How to save time, money and discover local hidden gems with these new travel tools that Millennials are using to elevate their game.<p>Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. This post contains affiliate …

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What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

I followed Jack Dorsey's morning routine for a week and was surprised by the difference it made in my day

As CEO of both Twitter and Square, 18-hour days are regular occurrences for Jack Dorsey.<p>According to a 2015 Product Hunt Q&A, Dorsey keeps balanced by following a uniform schedule.<p>"I look to build a lot of consistent routine," he said. "Same thing every day."<p>Dorsey said in the Q&A that this routine …

Time Management

This summer dish will be especially sweet and crisp if you grow your own tomatoes

Print<p>Related<p>Miniature tomatoes are ripening and the greenhouse varieties are always in season. This early summer salad will be especially sweet and …

Recipes

6 Fruit-Infused Detox Water Recipes

A delicious detox water should be on your personal drink menu if you’re looking to get in shape or adapt a healthier diet.<p>My detox water recipes are …

These 54 Lime and Cilantro Recipes Prove the Existence of Soulmates

Look up harmony in the dictionary, and you'll find these 54 recipes—with lime and cilantro front and center.<p>Lime and cilantro balance each other perfectly—the zingy hit of citrus and the refreshing, herbal taste of cilantro cutting through whichever Asian, Mexican, or other dishes they bless with …

Cooking

Baked Firecracker Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>FIRECRACKER SAUCE:</b><br>½ cup hot sauce (I used Franks Original Hot Sauce)<br>1 cup light brown sugar<br>2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<br>¼ teaspoon …

ICON_SEARCH

In a large bowl, stir together fish sauce, coconut milk, ginger and lime zest and juice. Add chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at …

Food

Thai-Type Lettuce Wraps

Properly, I had one of the best time soaking in Yellowstone’s environment over the previous 5 days, nevertheless I’m glad to be residence with my …

Gluten-Free

#Recipe : Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds), chopped into bite size pieces<br>2 tablespoons oil<br>1 cup corn starch<br>1 …

A Genius Chocolate (Vegan) Birthday Cake with Super-Fluffy Frosting

This is a banner day: There are not one but <i>two</i> secret ingredients in this genius chocolate cake. They help make the whole thing vegan (so that everyone at the party can take a slice), but better yet—and is the case with so many genius vegan recipes—the constraints of axing eggs and butter led to …