Laura Wilson

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10 Reasons You Should Be Hiking With Your Dog

4.9K<p>SHARES<p><i>Adapted from</i> Hiking and Backpacking with Dogs<i>, by Linda Mullally. Check out the full book here.</i><p><b>1.</b> Hiking/backpacking is a healthy, …

Backpacking

People Who Worry About Everything Are More Intelligent

Obsessive worry is insidious in the sense that it begets more worry; once your mind switches into "worry mode," essentially, nothing is off limits. …

Intense Fear Of Guilt May Be At The Heart Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

People high in "guilt sensitivity" are more vulnerable to developing OCD.<p>Nobody likes to feel guilt. But when a fear of doing harm to others and feeling guilty as a result gets too severe, it can become pathological.<p>Excessive fear of guilt can lead a person down the road to developing …

This One Move Will Work Your Chest, Arms, and Abs

Your cleavage will thank you.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Floor chest press feet elevated</b>: Who knew lying down could be such a workout? Here, your chest and arms …

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

A Word About Prayer

Prayer, in every religion, is an essential part of our relationship with God -- it is a way to listen to the quiet voice we too often ignore. It can be easy to forget the role prayer can play in our daily, and spiritual, lives. Yet I find that prayer can often be simplest of things, from a rhyme to …

My Top Books of 2016

We are drawing near the end of another year—a year in which I did a lot of reading. Today I want to give some of my top picks of the 100 or so books …

These 13 Happy Couples Sleep In Separate Beds. Here’s Why

"It doesn't mean we don't love each other."<p>A 2015 National Sleep Foundation survey found that as many as 25 percent of couples reported sleeping in separate beds ― and 10 percent of couples reported sleeping in separate bedrooms. But don’t assume it’s sign of relationship trouble.<p>While sleeping …

Sleep

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10 Reasons To Love A Scorpio

Happy Birthday to these Scorpios: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Stone, Katy Perry, Ryan Gosling, Demi Moore, Matthew McConaughey, Scarelet Johansson, Rachel McAdams, Owen Wilson, Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Chloe Sevigny, Sean Combs, Prince Charles and Hillary Clinton.<p>At this is the time of the year, …

'Happily united' in separate rooms: Why my husband and I sleep apart

<i>Erica Scoville and her husband Mike never thought they’d be trend-setters. But the Richland, Washington, couple are part of an ever-growing number of happily married people who sleep in separate beds. Whether it’s due to snoring, blanket-, pillow-, or bed-hogging, the TODAY "Snooze or Lose" sleep</i> …

These Myths About Black Dogs Are Totally True, Aren’t They?

October 1st is National Black Dog Day. The event was originally created to debunk the myths about black dog syndrome after animal rescue shelters …

Animal Rescue

This Guy’s Perspective Images Are Actually Kind of Mind-Blowing

So there’s just something really cool when people play with perspective to create amazing images. There are a ton of those on the internet that are …

Ronald Reagan

10 things that successful couples do to have a happy relationship

Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship."<p>Kevin responded, "I married a wonderful woman and made the commitment to apply myself to the relationship with the same energy that I place into other important areas of my …

Don't Assume My Dog Is Friendly

It happened again. I was walking along a park trail with Bodhi, enjoying the 6 a.m. calm. That the park is largely empty at that hour is something I really enjoy. But suddenly, a man walking 3 dogs appeared, headed toward us on the path. As there was plenty of room to move over, that's exactly what …

5 things your marriage needs every day

May 13, 2015 by Dave Willis<p>“Someday” is a popular word in marriage. We say things like, <i>“Someday, let’s go to Europe. Someday, let’s do a marriage</i> …

Marriage

This One Move Gives You Side Abs, Sculpted Shoulders, and a Butt Lift

You don't even have to get off the floor!<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p>Kneeling single-arm press: This might look like a lazy-girl move, but it's secretly working your core, …

Women's Health

Silencing America as It Prepares for War

Orlok | Shutterstock.com<p>Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, …

How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

Dogs

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Famifi

I Photograph The Special Bond Between Old Dogs And The People Who Love Them

As a lifelong dog lover and a professional photographer for almost four decades, I had long held the idea of photographing dogs for a series in the …

What I Learned About Love From My Boyfriend's Depression

We'd lie in bed at night talking about ways we could fight it together, and sometimes when we ran out of ideas I'd turn toward him and put my hand on his chest. "Come back to me," I'd say.<p>"I want to," he'd reply. "I really do. I just can't." And he really couldn't.<p>Last spring, my boyfriend fell …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

20 Relationship Quotes to Ponder

There are certain quotes that hold more significance to us than one reason or another. They strike a deep and meaningful chord and touch us. While many of us my find quotes cute or cliché, there are many that have stood up the test of time, or struck a note with us. The ones that last, the ones …

Northwest Angle

America's silhouette includes 100 square miles of wilderness jutting into Canada thanks to an old mapmaking error.<p>Surrounded on all sides by water …

Hiking

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flóra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

This woman texts her husband all the weird things he says in his sleep

Anyone who’s prone to talking in their sleep occasionally wonders what sort of secrets they give away.<p>Do you reveal your innermost thoughts? Are you …

Have You Ever Seen So Many Rescued Animals in One House? Nancy LeVine and I Hadn't So We Had to Check It Out

I have always had an eye on the Instagram account <b>@Wolfgang2242</b> so when <b>Nancy LeVine</b> reached out to say she had just visited <b>Steve Greig</b>, the owner of that account, to do a shoot for her upcoming book <b>SENIOR DOGS ACROSS AMERICA</b>, I jumped up and down.<p><b>Nancy:</b> "I was following @Wolfgang2242 and each photo …