Linda Hicks

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How to Decipher the Signs of your Intuition

Just a week ago, my toilet overflowed. I watched in horror as the water rose and fell like a geyser. I quickly shut the door hoping it would go away. …

Spirituality

Backpacking Europe — Complete Guide to Backpacking through Europe

The Complete Guide to Backpacking Europe<p>Thank you for visiting The Savvy Backpacker. This page provides a comprehensive overview for planning your …

Guide Books

The Shocking Ingredients In Beer

I have to confess, I’m not a beer drinker, but there’s someone in my household that loves it, so I had to figure out the truth. Is beer really …

HeartMath Appreciation Tool and Exercises - HeartMath Institute

HeartMath® Appreciation Tool™ and Exercises<p>An effective way to improve mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being is to invoke and sustain …

Heart Rates

Thich Nhat Hanh’s 14 Principles of Engaged Buddhism

In the tumult of the mid-60s, a Vietnamese monk formed the Order of Interbeing (Tiep Hien). It was a time of escalating conflict in the Vietnam War …

The Power of Nada Yoga

There is a universal language, beyond words, culture, sex or nationality. A language of the heart that cuts across all difference and connects us to …

How to Start Thinking With the Heart

For far too long, but particularly in the modern, Western world we have thought of the heart as simply a pumping mechanism responsible for bringing …

10 Pieces of Life-Changing Advice from Maya Angelou

If there has ever been a woman who could be described as phenomenal, it would be Dr. Maya Angelou. Today would have been the 90th birthday of the …

The Six Forms of Thinking

Thinking is thinking …right? Well, think again!<p>Perhaps thinking is a lot more complex and nuanced than previously thought. We’re told to stop …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

10 Stretches to Prevent Hip and Lower Back Pain

The irritation of the sciatic nerve causes hip and lower back pain, which spreads downwards to the limbs and feet. It is estimated that 4 out of 10 …

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

Jeff Bezos

Wisdom for the Soul

It’s the heart that knows the path. The mind is just there to organize the steps.<p>∼<p>It’s not about someone stealing our heart. It’s about restoring its …

The Best Grain-Free Baking Alternative?

Thinking of <b>giving up gluten</b>? Cassava flour just may be what you’re looking for to help.<p>What is cassava flour? It’s a type of gluten-free, wheat flour …

Science Says Silence is Vital for Our Brains

The value of silence is felt by everyone at some point in their life. Silence is comforting, nourishing and cosy. It opens us up to inspiration, and …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

The Transformative Power of Squatting

Why is squatting so good for us? And why did so many of us stop doing it?<p>It comes down to a simple matter of “use it or lose it,” says Dr. Bahram …

The Amazing Health Benefits Of Kombucha (And How To Make Your Own At Home)

Kombucha has been enjoying a surge in popularity over the last decade thanks to its tangy, effervescent taste and numerous purported health benefits. …

The Sacred Movement Healing the Planet

<i>The non-violent resistance of Indigenous water protectors against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock has inspired a movement of ‘sacred</i> …

How Yoga Changes Your Brain (It’s a Good Thing!)

Did you ever wonder how yoga changes your brain? As it turns out, that post-session happiness you feel isn’t just in your head. Using brain scans, …

Plato's Wisdom on How to Live a Good Life

As humans, when we have our rudder set to doing the right thing no matter what, there’s an amazing side effect: the benefit of inner peace. When we …

New Construction to Keep Children Safe

For many in Central Asia, education takes place outdoors. Without classrooms or school buildings, students sit in chairs or on a carpet. If there is …

Ecologist Says Trees Talk to Each Other in a Language We Can Learn

A walk amongst the trees is rejuvenating, nourishing and healing, yet a forest is so much more than an amazing collection of trees. There is a lot …

Forests

Why You Must Fix Your Anger Before Fixing the World

The best fighter is never angry. – Lao Tzu<p>There are so many different social movements coming into the media spotlight every year, each of them …

Over 400 Startups Are Trying to Become the Next Warby Parker. Inside the Wild Race to Overthrow Every Consumer Category

Wharton professors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs are fueling an entire generation of Warby Parkers. Now there are more than 400 startups tackling products from toothbrushes to bras. What could go wrong?<p>James McKean wants to revolutionize the manual tooth­brush. It's January 2018. The …

Startups

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding.<p>Earth Day turned 48 on Sunday, April 22, and Google celebrated it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall, who nudged us in a video to “do our part for this beautiful planet.”<p>When Sen. Gaylord Nelson …

Hurricane Maria

The Congressman Who Warned Us About Climate Change in 1864

George Perkins Marsh wrote a best-selling book warning about the devastation of man-made climate change in the 19th century. We've been backsliding …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nutrition