Lynda Luppino

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10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn

<i>By Martha Beck</i><p>In the past 10 years, I've realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy. Here are some of the things I'm most grateful to have <i>un</i>learned:<p><b>1. Problems are bad.</b> You spent your school years solving arbitrary problems imposed by boring authority figures. You …

The Secret to Attaining Personal Empowerment

We tend to equate personal empowerment with a subjective emotion -- the feeling of being empowered. Yet personal empowerment, by its very definition, is not something one <i>feels</i> but rather something one <i>demonstrates</i>. To be empowered is to have actual influence within any of the many spheres of our …

5 Unusual Tricks For Actually Reaching Your New Year's Goals | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Why The 1% Achieve Their Resolutions<p>With the new year rolling around, most of us are planning ways to improve our health, set some big goals, and …

Motivation

How To Always Take Action: Ditch The All Or Nothing Mindset

All or nothing.<p>Go big or go home.<p>There is something appealing about these ideas; going all out for something. It’s inspiring because deep down, we …

Outsourcing

What to Do When You Find It Hard to Do What’s Good for You

<b>“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I know how you feel.<p>You know you shouldn't eat that cookie, but it's …

Change Your Life: Be Honest with Yourself and Make Conscious Choices

<b>“If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.” ~Fay Weldon</b><p>During the last year I have made significant changes. I have changed my …

4 Habits That Are Making You Unhappy

We develop habits in our younger years. When actions results in favorable, outcomes we will repeat that behavior; through frequent repetition and …

Happiness

5 Habits of High Self-Esteem: Be Happier with Yourself and Your Life

<b>“Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.” ~Unknown</b><p>Ten years ago, when I …

Self-help

5 Negative Thought Patterns You Need To Drop Now

With the New Year having just arrived, I’ve been gearing up with my clients and thinking about how to make 2014 their best year yet! We can’t have …

5 Steps To Harness The Power Of Intention

Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money, relationships, spiritual …

Spirituality

The World's Greatest Stretch

Stretching is an integral part of preparing for action. Without loosening up, your performance is hindered and you increase the likelihood of injury. …

Yoga

How To Do the Perfect Push-Up

Push-ups—we've all done ‘em, but sometimes they just don't look so pretty. Fear not! We've got the guide to get it right. Push-ups are a total-body …

What Does Exercise Do to Your Brain?

You’re well aware that hitting the gym can knock your stress level down a few notches and flood your body with feel-good endorphins. But the mental …

Exercise

STUDY: The Lifting Method That Sky-Rockets Your Metabolism

Push your muscles harder: Using heavier weights may help you blast more fat, according to new research in the <i>Journal of Translational Medicine</i>.<p>In the study, scientists had two groups of trained lifters do different workouts. One group performed four sets of 8 to 12 reps of these 8 exercises:1. …

Exercise

Training Style to Know: The 7-4-7 Method

The 5 Best Mattresses for Athletic Recovery<p>Do You Really Need a Vibrating Foam Roller?<p>The Busy Man's 15-minute Dumbbell Workout<p>I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ …

Comic Books

Do You Know Squat? 4 Steps To Perfect Squats

Make no mistake about it, squats are one of the greatest exercises. From your quads and hamstrings to your glutes and calves, the squat hits them …

Tony Horton, P90X Creator, On What He Eats For Breakfast And How Yoga Saved His Life

<i>By Angela Haupt for US News Health</i><p>If you pass Tony Horton on the street, say hi. He considers you a friend.<p>"I never, ever get tired of having people come up to me," the P90X fitness guru says. "If you've done my program and you have something to say -- you have a before and after picture -– you are …

Rock Your Core and Tone Your Abs With This Bodyweight Workout

Wake up your core and kick your abs into high gear with this circuit workout. It should take you around 20 minutes, and the best part is you won't …

Workouts

How to declutter your life in 2014: Q&A

As we begin the new year, we at The Living Hour have decided to clean house – literally and figuratively. We’ll be cleansing our systems next week with a discussion about detoxing, and later this month we are going to launch a collective campaign to quit smoking.<p>But we’re going to start by tidying …

Vitamin E may delay decline in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease

New research suggests that alpha tocepherol, fat-soluble Vitamin E and antioxidant, may slow functional decline (problems with daily activities such …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

The Exercise That Could Help You Eat Less

Read this before you house a bunch of Oreos<p>Selfie may have been the word of 2013, but we think that mindfulness should’ve been up there, too—the practice is everywhere these days! The latest evidence: A new study published in the journal <i>Appetite</i> found that being mindful can help you eat less …

Mindfulness

Design Dilemma: Classic Kitchen Style

Although sleek contemporary kitchens have been in vogue the last few years, we still have a soft spot in our hearts for the classic kitchen. Why? …