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10 Ways to Make Pesto You Didn't Know Existed

It’s green, and makes spaghetti 10 times more delicious, right? All you need is your food processor and five minutes.<p>Broccoli Pesto<p>Here’s how to get …

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

HOW TO STYLE INSTAGRAM PHOTOS

<b>Instagram has taken phone photography to another new level.I’m no expert but I have the fabulous Lilian guest posting on the topic today.Learn how</b> …

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide To Getting Things Right

by Peter F. Drucker<p>BOOK DESCRIPTION: What makes an effective executive? The measure of the executive, Peter F. Drucker reminds us, is the ability to …

How Refusing to Diet and Starting to Live My Life Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

Jamie Mendell's inspiring story is proof that you have to transform your outlook before you can transform your body.<p><b>Before:</b> 160 <b>After:</b> 120<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I went on my first diet when I was 17. Although I had a perfectly healthy body, I started to notice it changing—my boobs getting bigger, my arms …

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …

Pulitzer-Winning Poet Mark Strand on the Heartbeat of Creative Work and the Artist’s Task to Bear Witness to the Universe

“It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention.”<p>In the 1996 treasure <b>Creativity: The Psychology of Discovery and Invention</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the same invaluable trove of insight that demonstrated why “psychological androgyny” is essential to creative …

Female Artist Photographs 100 Naked Women To Show The Power Of A Strong Nude Photo (NSFW)

<i>Note: This photo series contains lots of nudity. You've been warned.</i><p>It wasn't the title "100 Naked Women" that caught our attention, though it is effective. It was the aesthetic of the photos -- glossy and real, glamorous and gnarly, sexy and campy, all at once. And if we're going to showcase a …

Snow Globes

The shimmering magic of snowfall is always transfixing, whether it's outside your window or inside this classic toy. Homemade globes let you create a wintry scene straight out of your own imagination.

The Truth About the People You Can't Forgive

The Secret That Helped One Celeb Trainer Lose 30 Pounds

And no, it's not some trendy Hollywood thing—it's way doable.<p>More proof that trying to lose weight and keep it off is a universal struggle: Even celebrity trainers—i.e., those who focus on diet and weight loss for a <i>living</i>—have their ups and downs. Over the weekend, Pilates-trainer-to-the-stars Kit …

Fitness

Ditching Resolution and Going for Happy: An Intentional Practice of Simple Delight

I officially ditched the New Year's resolution tradition last year. Who wants to sign up for commitment that holds an 88 percent failure rate, anyway? For 2014, I focused on a specific intention: to feel greater ease in my mind and body. As a somatic mindfulness professional, I know what ease and …

Why You Can't 'Just Get Over' the Adversity You Faced in Childhood

Did you know that most adults who faced adversity in childhood cannot overcome their past simply by choosing to "get over it"? It often takes more than that.<p>You might wonder why this is, considering that as an adult you are now in control of your thoughts. You have a grown-up brain and a grown-up …

3 Gifts Everyone Should Receive This Year

Once, during a brief virtuous phase, I told my loved ones I no longer needed holiday presents. It was a mature, selfless decision, and it backfired …

I Used to Binge, Now I Don't -- Here's What I Learned

From my earliest memories food was always there. I see my nana serving meatballs, me polishing off an entire plate of food and getting 50 cents, walking to the new Haagen-Dazs for a vanilla cone. Food was there when people weren't. Food was there when we had to move again.<p><b>Food was there and</b> …

The Life You Want

Imagine waking up everyday ready to conquer the world. Looking great and feeling great. No headaches, backaches or the medication to prevent them. Full of energy and drive. Ready to get better at the things you know, and learn more about the things you don't. Excited to see your family because they …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

Tutorial: Fairly Bucket Bag

Tutorial: Fairly Bucket Bag<p>Kristin from Sew Mama Sew shares a tutorial showing how you can make her Fairly Bucket Bag. The bucket style bag has a …

Don’t-Let-the-Tomatoes-Go-Bad Marinara Sauce Recipe

We miss former Make editor Laura Cochrane here on the Craft blog. Luckily, she’s still giving us helpful tips, like this healthy reminder to use up those homegrown tomatoes while you still can, with her Don’t-Let-the-Tomatoes-Go-Bad Marinara Sauce recipe!<p>It’s the time of year when my counter is …

Julkalender / DIY Advent Calendar

Vi närmar oss december och jul. Visst är det härligt! Idag vill vi dela vår julkalender med er. Allt som behövs är toarullar och våra fina …

How-To: DIY Marbled Glassware Using Nail Polish

Create your own gorgeous glass designs in custom colors with this DIY marbled glassware tutorial from Kim at Today’s Creative Blog!<p>Try it today—all you need is nail polish and a few other supplies that you probably already have around the house! Click here to see how it’s done.

How 'magic mushroom' chemical could free the mind of depression, addictions

Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Think of psychedelics and you'll likely think of bright colors, hallucinations, spirituality, and an overall "mystical" experience. For centuries these drugs have been used in social, religious and …

Knit Up Some Quick Handwarmers from Blue Sky Alpacas

Speaking of easy cable knitting patterns (as I was yesterday), here’s another great, free, quick, exceptionally useful project that’s great for …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

8 Ways To Start Listening To Your Own Advice

Last week, I blew a thousand bucks to consult a guy to take my business to the next level. That was a thousand bucks for an hour of his time.<p>I …

Outsourcing

67 (Yes, 67!) Ways to Lose More Weight

PROOF that there's more than one way to downsize<p><i>This article was written by Nicole McDermott and repurposed with permission from Greatist.</i><p>Losing weight is no easy task, and doing it the healthy way can be even harder. But instead of drastically changing your lifestyle with unsustainable habits, try …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Want to Change Something? Read This First

For many people, working out how to change something, especially a bad habit, is one of the most frustrating things you can experience. Many people know what they want to change, but don't have the knowledge needed to implement it. Perhaps you can relate. You start a new diet on a Monday and wonder …

This Is What Happiness Looks Like, According To Scientists

It turns out that the key to happiness can be summed up in a single formula:<p>In plain English, it means that happiness depends on your expectations.<p>"Our basic finding is that happiness depends not on how well things are going, but whether things are going better or worse than expected," said study …