Amelia Burton

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Meditation Actually Changes Your Brain

You’ve heard it again and again: You should be meditating. It zaps stress, prepping you to handle whatever life throws your way. But, did you know …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Looking For An Easy, New Way To Fix Kale? We Found It

Photo: Courtesy of Joy The Baker.<p>I’m in need of some greens. The gnarly kind. The kind that bite back. Clearly, kale is the answer. It’s clean and …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Afterschool Podcast with Don Lehman - Episode 11: Marco Perry and Mark Prommel of Pensa

<i>Hosted by Don Lehman, Core77's podcast series is designed for all those times you're sketching, working in the shop, or just looking for inspiration</i> …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

10 Surprising Foods That Pack on the Pounds

When you're trying to maintain your weight, it can be difficult to decipher which foods should be on our daily menus, and which we should ditch for good. With all of the trendy diets, health "buzzwords," and deceptive packaging we deal with on a day-to-day basis, the foods you once thought were …

It Pays To Exercise

A little sweat can pay off in big ways.<p>How's this for sweat equity: Women who worked out moderately for 20 to 30 minutes three or more times a week earned 9 percent more than those who didn't, according to one study cited in a <i>Journal of Labor Research</i> paper. Here are just a few of the ways exercise …

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DIY: Pink And Green Striped Manicure

Mix up your favorite pretty pink manicure with funky green stripes. Get the how-to from our friend and Illamasqua ambassador, Fleury Rose.<p>Mix up your favorite pretty pink manicure with funky green stripes. Get the how-to from our friend and Illamasqua ambassador, Fleury Rose.

The Best Way to Lose Weight in a Week With the 7-Day Diet Plan

We worked with registered dietician Junelle Lupiani to create a satisfying, comprehensive week-long plan that will leave you full, healthy, and one step closer to that summer body of your dreams.<p>If we had a penny for each time we heard the phrase "bikini body" this summer, we'd be very, very rich. …

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11 Natural Skin Care Products That Are Already in Your Fridge

Your kitchen = your new Sephora.<p>It's time to toss the face toner with ingredients that you can't pronounce and go all natural this season. We spoke with expert Alexis Wolfer, founder of the popular natural beauty website, The Beauty Bean, about how champagne, yogurt, and even coffee grounds can do …

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Celebrity Hair Color Ideas to Steal for Summer

Now that we're knee-deep in summer, it's time to give your hair a midseason refresher and switch up your hair color. Whether you want a bold splash of pink on your ends or a few...

4 Healthy, Yummy Salads—for Breakfast!

Because I usually do my workouts in the wee hours (for no other reason than the early morning is the <i>only</i> time available these days), I've found that my breakfast cravings have made a switch: from the slightly sweet (cereal, smoothies) to more savory and protein-y. Honestly, my dream breakfast food …

Editor Obsession: Plush Home Goods to Populate Your Abode

What’s a gal to do when she happens upon something truly amazing? While many prefer to keep their decorating secrets to themselves, our Managing …

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