Lyndzi Sakowski

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11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

Workouts

The Simple Fix for Proper Plank Form to Work Your Core Even Harder

Ah, the mighty plank. When you've mastered proper plank form, this move can set your abs on fire and transform your workouts. It's an incredibly …

Workouts

Do 3 Minutes of This Kundalini Yoga Exercise Every Day For Better Sex

Sat Kriya is a powerful Kundalini kriya known to work on all levels of your being. Sat Kriya is so effective because it balances the energies of the …

5 Super Effective Compound Exercises That Will Transform Your Body

<i>When it comes to efficient workouts, routines that feature compound exercises are where it's at. These supercharged moves are two exercises that join</i> …

Madagascar holds long-awaited presidential elections

<b>People on the island of Madagascar have voted in the first election since the 2009 military-backed takeover.</b><p>Thirty-three candidates were contesting the poll, which has been postponed three times this year.<p>Two front-runners have similar pledges to rebuild the island's economy after years of …

Germany and France warn NSA spying fallout jeopardises fight against terror

Germany and France are to spearhead a drive to try to force the Americans to agree new transatlantic rules on intelligence and security service behaviour in the wake of the Snowden revelations and allegations of mass US spying in France and tapping of the German chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile …

Montana Prosecutors Will Appeal 30-Day Rape Sentence

Montana prosecutors on Wednesday decided to appeal a 30-day jail sentence given to a former teacher who admitted to raping a 14-year-old student.<p>District Judge G. Todd Baugh unleashed a firestorm of criticism when he issued the lenient sentence saying that the victim, who later committed suicide, …

Bill Clinton Steps Up To Dispel The Confusion Over Obamacare

With the launch of the major piece of the Affordable Care Act less than a month away, the Obama administration is escalating the public relations push with one of their most effective weapons – former President Bill Clinton, now known to many as explainer in chief.<p>Speaking from his presidential …

Senate committee approves Syria attack resolution

Committee voted 10-7, with both Democrats and Republicans voting for and against resolution.<p>WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize President Obama to use limited force against Syria Wednesday, after adopting amendments from Sen. John McCain designed to urge Obama to …

Make a Habit of Happiness and Resiliency

One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more …

Get Some Perspective: 4 Ways to See Yourself and the World Differently

<b>“Your outlook on life is a direct reflection on how much you like yourself.” ~Lululemon</b><p>Several months ago I wrote an article that sat for months …

Positive Thinking

Mexican state of Colima allows same-sex civil unions

<b>Colima has become the latest Mexican state to allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions after a majority of local authorities passed a change in the state's constitution.</b><p>Legalisation on same-sex unions falls under state legislation, and a number of states have divergent rules.<p>Mexico City …

Why A Video Of A 15-Year-Old Russian Kid Facing Homophobic Bullying Is So Horrific

Over the past few days a video that appears to show a Russian teenager being bullied by a large gang of kids, apparently for being gay, has been shared on a variety of sites.<p>Quite rightly, the video — which ends with the kid having what appears to be urine poured over him — has caused outrage. Many …

A Private University Might Have Saved Detroit

But what was distinctive about Detroit? Other cities struggled mightily to adapt to the decline of manufacturing. But only Detroit struggled mortally — at least in terms of municipal cash flow. Why do Detroit's troubles so vastly exceed not only those of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, …

Outrage In Italy After Black Minister Endures Racist 'Banana Attack'

Immigration Minister Cecile Kyenge was speaking at a Democratic Party (PD) rally on Friday when an unidentified spectator threw bananas at her, missing the stage but sparking reactions of disgust from across the country.<p>Shocking cases of abuse have multiplied against Kyenge, an Italian citizen born …

KERRY: Egypt's Leaders Need To Pull 'Back From The Brink'

The top U.S. diplomat said he had spoken to two senior officials of Egypt's interim government - Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei and Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy - to voice "deep concern about the bloodshed and violence in Cairo and Alexandria over the past 24 hours that has claimed the lives of …

Pope Francis’s Lessons for the GOP

The new pope hasn’t been afraid to challenge the entrenched interests that have sullied his church’s perception—just what the Republican Party needs. …

8 Ways to Stop Sugar Cravings

Sugar cravings can get to even the most disciplined healthy eaters among us. One innocent little bite of a birthday cupcake and suddenly you’re face …

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Our Dramatic Choice: Prosperity or Annihilation | The Rabbit Hole

Deepak Chopra discusses how our abuse of the planet and the consequential climate change may cause the end of the world as we know it. Is there a way …

How to Release Pain

After reading Nick Ortner’s new book, The Tapping Solution, I became passionate about tapping and started to apply the technique to every area of my …

Pain

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

Self-improvement

Try Doing Some Creative Work When You're in a Bad Mood

When you're feeling cranky or upset, it might feel like the worst time to tackle a problem or do something creative. A study by the British …

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now!

All relationships — even the best ones — require continuous care and hard work. But that doesn’t necessarily mean taking big actions or making …