Marianne Flint

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Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

How to Estimate Your Horse's Weight

How can I estimate how much my horse weighs?<p><b>I thought I was “spot on” when I said, for years, that my horse weighed 1200 lbs.</b> Turns out he weighs 900 …

Fitness

These 3 All-Natural Pedicure Treatments Will Radically Overhaul Your Feet

Ruth Kallens doesn’t believe in quickies. At Van Court, the eco-focused nail salon the 31-year-old recently opened in Manhattan’s Financial District, simple pedicures can last close to two hours. In addition to a carefully curated library of nontoxic polishes and a top-flight air purification and …

Aging lessons: The things that let you thrive in old age are easier than you think

In good weather, Sylvia Lask logs thousands of steps a day on her Fitbit as she pushes down New York City sidewalks with her walker. As frequently as once a week, she heads to Albany, walker and all, to lobby state government officials about mental-health issues.<p>Florence Lee drives in to Manhattan …

Mental Health

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

6 ways to hack your habits for optimum brain health

With tons of intel about how to optimize everything from your sleep habits to your coffee order right at your fingertips, it can be easy to forget …

The Brain

Leeds United faces backlash from fans over logo redesign

Leeds United Football Club is to reconsider its new crest, after complaints from fans led to more than 50,000 people signing a petition urging for it …

Leeds United FC

People Who Live to 100 Have These Traits in Common

This article originally appeared on Time. For more stories like this, visit time.com.<p>If you’re looking to live to 100, you may want to watch more …

Make a Nordic New Year’s Resolution: Bring the Swedish Art of Lagom Into Your Life

When author and interior design blogger Niki Brantmark traded her bustling city life in London for a beachside hamlet in Malmö, Sweden, 13 years ago, it was an adjustment that took some getting used to. “I was constantly in a hurry, always looking at my watch, always running late,” Brantmark says. …

Minimalism

Simple Joy

I sit here,<br>Dappled by the sun filtering<br>through the leaves, a child chases a pigeon,<br>the old man naps there on the bench,<br>a white moth flits …

Meditation

Cleaning My Stable

My stable manager, Sarah Levins, and her team members, Dolma and Pemba, do a wonderful job of caring for my horses, pony and donkeys. They also work hard to maintain the stable - keeping it clean, well-stocked and comfortable for my dear equids.<p>Once a year, my Bedford, New York stable undergoes a …

Horse Racing

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

You'll Never Argue Again If You Follow These Simple Steps

You can feel when an argument is coming. Tensions rise, eye-rolls ensue, and voices elevate. Conflict is common in a relationship, but there’s a …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Comment on Negative Space Animal Logos by Bodea Daniel by Carolyn Keck

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Logos

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Arianna Huffington: The One Thing That Will Make Everything In Your Life Better

If someone told you that you could reboot your health, your sex life and your career by doing just one thing, wouldn't you do it in a heartbeat? …

Why a Tech Entrepreneur Got Rid of All Her Possessions and Lived as a Nomad for a Year

My husband, Parag, and I are walking the long hallway of our four-bedroom house in Los Altos Hills, California. We come to the room we’ve been using as a gym, I do a quick inventory: treadmill, stationary bike, stair stepper, set of weights. A framed mirror we never got around to mounting leans …

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The Zen Commandments: Your Field Guide to Living in the Now

<i>Once considered the woo-woo practice of aging hippies, meditation has gone mainstream. But is all that deep breathing and mantra work really going to</i> …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Wellness

Waste Not – Want Not: Regrowing Food from Kitchen Scraps

from Whole Foods via Cookingstoned.tv<p>Spring is in the air, and I catch myself daydreaming about sun on my back and dirt under my fingernails. <b>I can’t</b> …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

How to get started in Calligraphy

In case you missed this epic post by Seb Lester…<p><i>Seb Lester gives us an insight into his practice and offers tips to anyone wishing to develop their calligraphy skills. Full videos of above animations here: Destiny and Heart & Soul</i><p>Calligraphy is enjoying something of a renaissance at the moment. I first noticed at the beginning of 2013 when mainstream publications like Salon started taking an interest in my calligraphy work. Momentum has gathered since then to the point that one of my …

Infographic Tracks the Daily Routines of Famous Creatives

According to the infographic <i>The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People</i>, not all great minds think alike. In fact, they plan their days very differently from one another. Podio, a project management software company, created this chart that visualizes how artists, writers, and musicians went about …

Creativity

Look Chic on the Slopes: The Best Ski Style from Aspen to Zermatt

Whether you’re an accomplished skier or snow bunny, a true beginner without the first clue how to slalom, or more of a chalet-bound, “meet me by the fire” type, ski season always brings with it one major hurdle: How the heck do you look chic (and stay warm) while hurtling down a mountain? Well, …

Skiing

Forget a Facialist: All You Need for Flawless Skin Are These 8 Foods

If we could turn back time.<p>You can go to extreme measures for youthful-looking skin, like spending a month's rent on a fancy treatment and drinking human blood à la Pharrell (we kid). <i>Or</i> you could simply rejuvenate your grocery list.<p>As any esthetician worth her salt will tell you, a tailored diet …

I Weighed 268 Pounds at 20 Years Old—but Being Skinny Was Even Scarier

Declared morbidly obese, Andie Mitchell vowed to reach a healthy weight. But, as she discovers in this exclusive book excerpt, numbers on a scale didn't tell her whole story.<p>My motivation for losing weight had always largely been vanity. The health warnings I'd read in magazines seemed like idle …