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3 Powerful Practices to Help You Live in the Moment

How often do you think about who you once were, or who you’ll one day become?<p>That may sound like a deep question. Perhaps it’s a question you are far …

Qigong

Breakfast Must-Try: Jennifer Garner's Amazing Smoothie

photo credit: shutterstock<p>We’ll have one of everything she’s having…<p>Follow Jennifer Garner on <b>Instagram</b> and you’ll quickly learn she’s a health geek …

How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation

These four steps can give you the motivation you need to stop the lazy cycle.<p>Active meditation can prevent intrusive thoughts from sabotaging your …

Mindfulness

Stephen Hawking’s daughter Lucy Hawking age, children’s books, husband and son

Stephen Hawking had three children with his first wife Jane Wilde.<p>Lucy Hawking is Stephen and Jane’s only daughter.<p>Born 2 November 1970, the …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

These Are the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips (or Boring Commutes)

A long drive can either be excruciatingly boring or beautiful and memorable. While good company and scenic views can do the trick, sometimes we have …

This Flavorful Side Dish Will Steal the Show at Your Next Dinner Party

We’re <i>still</i> obsessed with kale, but we’re often stumped about how to best prepare the oh-so-good-for-you leafy green. Sure, some simple dressing and …

Country Lifestyle

Mission Ceviche

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

These Podcasts Will Get You In Touch With Your Spiritual Side

As much as we're intrigued by true crime, listening to a podcast doesn't have to mean streaming the gruesome details of a notorious murder directly …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

Books

Potato Latkes Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Rinse grated potatoes in a colander with hot water. (Hot water will act as a blanch to prevent discoloration.) Drain and squeeze …

Country Lifestyle

29 Pixie Cuts That'll Make Your Short Hair a Big Talking Point

If the bob is just not dramatic enough for you, and you can't be bothered with washing and drying a longer style, a liberating pixie cut could be right up your alley. Though you may not be able to experiment with updos, braids, and ponytails, a pixie still offers plenty of versatility. The cut …

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

Wellness

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Rigatoni Al Segreto - Rigatoni with Secret Sauce - Gino's Rigatoni Al Segreto

Jerk Chicken

4 Servings<p>Some like it hot. And those that do will absolutely love this jerk chicken recipe, which calls for heaps of Scotch bonnet (or habanero) peppers.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 medium red onion, chopped<p>12 garlic cloves<p>10 Scotch bonnet or 15 small habanero …

Cooking

20 of the Best-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated!) gems …

Skin Care

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

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Happiness

This New Face Product Is Like Gatorade For Your Skin

If there were ever a skin-care product worthy of an eye roll, it's essence. For starters, figuring out what the hell one actually does isn't so …

Skin Care

The History of Maldon Salt, the Stuff You Already Put on Everything

How did Maldon become the one name-brand ingredient every chef and home cook can agree on?<p>Once upon a time, salt was just salt. It was the stuff in shakers and canisters, the gustatory equivalent of the treble dial. You used more, or you used less. Whether it was a little girl with an umbrella, a …

You've Never Tried Anything Like This Hair Mask Before

Korean beauty traditions have been infiltrating the cosmetics and skin-care world stateside for a few years now. The K-beauty craze has shown us the …

Skin Care

What a Month of Meditation Did for My Skin and My Entire Life

When I see a zit or two or more like, <i>ten</i> on my face, there's usually something at play. I'm either about to get my period. Or I'm feeling crazy stressed. For the past few months, I've been consistently dealing with the latter and I just couldn't seem to chill out.<p>For weeks I wasn't sleeping, I was …

Meditation

This Under-The-Radar Eye Cream Is Flying Off The Shelves At Sephora

We occupy a world currently fixated on healing crystals, energy cleanses, and witchcraft as self-care, and yet some of us are still more skeptical …

The Arts

Top 10 novels on rural America

From Marilynne Robinson to William Faulkner, these great stories are told from the margins of US life, but they carry profound resonance<p>I was in my early 20s when I first read Housekeepingby Marilynne Robinson. It was a summer day on my family’s mountain acreage in rural northern Idaho. I wandered …

Books

There's a New Kind of Moisturizer, and Sephora Can't Keep It in Stock

If I have little patience for marketing gimmicks, it's because as an editor, I'm plagued by <i>so</i> many on a regular basis. (Sorry, but I'm still not …

87 Books by Women You Should Read Before You Die

Without women, some pretty amazing things wouldn't exist. Book-lovers know best that women have changed the world in so many important ways — oftentimes, with their words. We've rounded up more than 80 novels, essays, poem collections, and memoirs written by female writers. Everyone should read …

Books