Lexi DeMarco

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Here's how you can actually help stop climate change

It takes more than turning off the lights, but it's all doable.<p>Soaring temperatures, melting ice caps, diseases on the rise. With such high stakes, it’s not surprising that climate change tends to trigger a sense of fear. In fact, one recent, widely-shared story about climate change in <i>New York</i> …

Fossil Fuels

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals the Ultimate Strategy to Help You Overcome Fear and Uncertainty

We all desire comfort and security. Unfortunately, this is what causes most of suffering.<p>We desire a fixed state for our attachments, without …

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins, he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i>, <i>less</i>, and <i>never</i>. He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework of …

Self-improvement

This One Ritual Will Help Us Raise More Mindful Children, New Study Shows

<i>Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health,</i> …

Self Control

3 Delicious Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism

One of the main principles of our Tone It Up Nutrition Plan is eating lean, clean, and green. This means dining on whole, unprocessed foods, and this way of eating has some major body-loving benefits. One of the best perks: a faster metabolism! Three (totally natural!) compounds help rev your …

31 Lettuce Wraps That Aren't Just Skimpy Appetizers

Move over, sandwiches.<p>Don’t get us wrong, we love chowing down on a hearty sub as much as the next person. But when so many people seem to be eating …

Cooking

21 Comfort Food Recipes That Pack a Healthy Punch

When it’s cold outside and all you want to do is curl up in front of the fireplace, nothing hits the spot like comfort food. The problem is that, whether your comfort food of choice is elegant risotto or more down-home fare, it’s usually heavy. Luckily, comforting food doesn’t have to be. These 21 …

Red Wine Brownies

<i>Super ridiculously fudgy and moist Red Wine Brownies for when you can’t decide if you want drinks or dessert. Thank you, brownie gods.</i><p>I can’t believe …

Plant Pest Remedies From Your Kitchen

You would be surprised how many household items (like cinnamon) can come to your aid when plants find themselves under attack from pests and disease. …

Onions

These 12 gluten-free dessert recipes are the stuff of food-filled dreams

Whether you’ve got celiac disease or you’re slightly gluten-intolerant, finding foods you love that won’t irritate your stomach can be a daunting …

25 things to eat before you die – the ultimate foodie bucket list

The World's 50 Best Restaurants have been announced, highlighting the best fine dining establishments on the planet. But for those on a budget, this list is pretty had to beat...<p>1. Fresh coconuts, St Lucia<p>Coconuts’ nutrient-rich water is best slurped straight from the fruit itself. On a St Lucia …

How to Make Creamy Soup with No Cream at All

Recipes

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Baking

How To Make Amazing Jelly Doughnuts for Hanukkah

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Place the water and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on low speed just until combined, 3 or …

Dessert

20 Of The Healthiest Restaurants In The U.S. For Business Travelers

Finding healthy restaurants when you're traveling is hard, especially when you're jetting around on business. First of all, airports are notorious …

San Francisco

These Are the 10 Best Documentaries of 2016

This past summer I spoke to the documentarian Joe Berlinger about his Netflix film <i>Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru</i>, which dropped in on the self-help star during his annual “Date With Destiny” lecture series.<p>Berlinger’s film didn’t quite rise to best-of-year status, but its director had some …

How to make slow cooker apple cider from scratch

There are few things better than a piping hot mug of apple cider on a cold winter's night. It's sweet but also just a little tart, and then the …

Slow Cookers

The Top 10 Mindful Books from 2016

1) MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR MIND<b>How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Your Inner Critic</b> <i><br>Mark Coleman (New World Library)</i><br>This book is about …

Mindfulness

This Martial Arts Workout Will Strengthen and Tone Your Entire Body

Whether or not you ever plan on taking your moves to the ring, martial arts training is one of the most intense workouts you can do. This …

The 56 best products to organize every closet in your house

Is there a mountain of shoes in your closet? Do you wear a hard hat every time you take something off that upper shelf in your closet? Time to organize, my friend, and who better to tell us how to do it is organizing expert Donna Smallin Kuper, author of Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness. Today she …

Home Depot

Tone Your Entire Body (Mostly Your Butt!) With This 4-Move Workout

Too cold to run outside or even walk to your car to drive to the gym? Do this four-move cardio workout that will have your heart pumping and your muscles burning.<p><b>Directions:</b> Complete this workout five times. Explanations of how to perform each exercise are below. Have fun!<p>30 Air Squats<br>15 Plank …

Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen

It takes more than just a few sleek appliances to make a modern kitchen. As with most things, the secret to the style lies in the details. Having the …

The Best Foods to Beat Depression

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I’m not a fan of psychiatry. Psychiatric drugs are some of the most over-prescribed, useless, and even …

Growing underground: the Lowline urban garden buried in New York's catacombs

What do you do once you've built a 450-square-metre underground park? If you're Daniel Barasch and James Ramsey, you make it 100 times bigger. In …

Elizabeth Line

With these tricks, your home could be clean in just 3 hours!

Cleaning a house can seem like a never ending chore, but if you follow these tips that we are bringing you today, you could have a sparkling abode in …

Cleaning