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5 Steps to Meditate Anywhere

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>Got a much-needed vacation coming up? Maybe a long July 4th weekend? Your meditation practice is one of the easiest things to take with you! When your schedule doesn't allow for a full-blown mat practice, you can still quiet your mind.<p>Yoga and meditation teacher to the stars Alanna …

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The Art of Conversation

By Dawa Tarchin Phillips<p>When we’re having a real conversation we’re actively exchanging—giving and receiving—which begins with truly <i>being</i> together. …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

4 Places You Should Never Touch During Sex

<b>Her Cervix</b><p>If you reach her cervix during sex, recognize that something is wrong. Remember, this is the narrow canal that connects the vagina to the uterus—where babies grow. That isn’t a place you want to go, so don’t knock on the door.<p>For starters, it’s painful for her to have something rammed …

Kacy Cantanzaro: How She Kicked Ass on American Ninja Warrior

We wanted to know how she trains. And because her boyfriend-slash-coach-slash-trainer-slash fellow <i>Ninja</i> athlete, Brent Steffensen, had a hand in her physical preparation, we asked him some questions, too. They share future predictions, training secrets, fitness philosophy, favorite obstacles and …

Flirting Mistakes You Make

You flirt with her expecting two outcomes: She falls in love—then falls in bed—with you. But fixating on the end result is a surefire way to extinguish any potential flame, says Todd Valentine, a pickup artist and relationship coach for men. Not only can you completely freak yourself out, …

Build a Seduction Playlist

[[video:32186]]<p><b>1. Begin with Audio Foreplay</b><br>Start with a sexy bass line—just avoid the obvious slow jams. "That's like walking into the room with your pants already at your ankles," says West. Try "What You Won't Do for Love" by Bobby Caldwell.<p><b>2. Give Her Something Familiar</b><br>Cue up a couple of known …

Stress Secrets from Freedivers

Almost drowning has never looked more relaxing. When Trubridge describes the experience as "peaceful and beautiful" in the clip, it's hard not to believe him. He's like a cross between Aqua Man and the Dalai Lama.<p>Luckily, you don’t have to put your life at risk to utilize some of the …

Everything You Need to Know About Meditation

If you thought meditation was only for laid-back types, you'd be wrong. It's a proven stress buster that works even for the busiest minds, as our …

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Wall Street Brokers Are Meditating–Here’s Why You Should Too

Whether you work on Wall Street or are building a startup, here’s why it might be time for you to cross your legs and start chanting “OM.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Buddhist monks and Lululemon-clad yogis use it …

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3 Productivity Hacks You Should Be Using At Work (And 2 You Shouldn't)

Ahhh, the sweet benefits of a long weekend. You get to relax, you get to socialize, you get to go outdoors ... and then, you get to come back on Monday to face your overflowing inbox.<p>Just about the last thing any of us feels like facing is a monstrous to-do list come Monday morning. Getting back …

Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much

Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it — and the bad things that result. But if you ask a biologist, you'll hear that stress can be good.<p>A little bit of stress is kind of like working your muscles, your emotional muscles. And you …

8 Life Hacks for Increasing Inner Peace

Sometimes it can feel as though inner peace is a gift of bliss reserved for the lucky ones that don't have the same load of burdens we have. The fact is we all have our own unique stressors and challenges. It's highly probable that the unattainable peace we're yearning for has more to do with what …

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Improve Posture By Changing These 10 Things About Your Life

There's no question our society has a posture problem. Between hunching down over our desks, carrying around way too much, heck, sitting <i>all</i> the time, …

Why Names Matter So Much

In that editorial we argue that given the continuing controversy surrounding the nickname of the NFL’s Washington, D.C., franchise, everyone would benefit—not least the NFL and the team’s recalcitrant owner, Daniel Snyder—by changing the name of the team to the Washington Red Clouds.<p>In response, …

10 Things Men Are Dying to Know About Women

Men have insecurities about sex and relationships, just like you<p>Shutterstock.com<p>If you think guys are hard to figure out, guess what? They're just as confused by you. Don't believe us? Madeline Haller, the Girl Next Door columnist for <i>Men's Health</i>, spills the 10 most common questions men ask her …

3 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Butt She'll Want to Grab

Want a desirable derrière? Use these exercises to hit your glutes from every direction<p>Sitting all day can cause your glutes to grow weak and your butt to sag—and that's a turnoff for the ladies. Unfortunately, reshaping your backside isn't as simple as getting out of your chair and squatting more, …

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The One Trait You May Not Realize Will Make You Happier

Adaptability, or the ability to adjust to a variety of different circumstances, isn't necessarily the sexiest of traits. But experts say it is essential to enjoying a happy, satisfying life.<p>"We constantly meet psychological challenges. Some of us succumb, we feel hopeless, disempowered, give up … …

7 Essential Strategies to Be SO MUCH BETTER at Falling Asleep Fast

For even better dimmed light, install a <b>Good Night bulb</b> ($70, definitydigital.com), which eighty-sixes the blue-light wavelength that's considered most detrimental to sleep.<p><b>Nighttime Noshing</b><p><b>Banana:</b> The magnesium and potassium can relax your muscles. <b><br>Tart cherry juice:</b> This drink is full of melatonin, …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Basic Nut Milk

Makes 3 to 4 cups<p>No matter how fanatical you are about straining the milk, some sediment will settle as it sits. Shake or stir before using.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup raw almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, pecans, walnuts, cashews, or peanuts<p>4 teaspoons agave syrup (nectar)<p>⅛ teaspoon kosher or …

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How mapping the human proteome reveals new insights into our bodies

Professor Kathryn Lilley explains the science behind recent progress in working out when and where our proteins are made<p>Researchers recently announced that they had created an inventory of all the proteins in the human body – proteins that are encoded by the genome. We ask expert Professor Kathryn …

Mobile speech recognition can give thumbs a rest

It's common knowledge that you can use your voice to get information from your phone. From the weather forecast to local restaurants to actress Kristen Bell's height (5-foot-1), iPhones and Android phones will either show you or tell you what you want to know. Whenever someone in my family asks a …

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