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This Anxiety-Fighting Oil Primes Your Brain to Better Deal with Stress

Vetiver oil has been used in traditional medicine in South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Africa for thousands of years. It’s native to India, and …

Alternative Medicine

9 Classic Aromatherapy Oils And How They Change Your Mood And Body

Smell your way to a more beautiful life!<p>If the words "aromatherapy" or "essential oils" evoke images of hippies dipped in fragrant oils surrounded by burning incense in the pursuit of inner peace and zen, then you're not alone.<p>But to get a more accurate definition of the mystifying practice, we …

Beauty

20 Nifty Reasons to Use Peppermint Oil Around the House

Peppermint is one essential oil you probably don't have at home, but should! As one of the oldest European herbs used for medicinal purposes, peppermint is great to have on hand to remedy a variety of aliments, but that's not all! Peppermint oil has tons of unexpected benefits you'll be glad you …

Sure, essential oils smell great. But are they good for anything else?

Essential oils are all the rage — but do they live up to their claims?<p>You can't pass through the personal care aisle of a supermarket without seeing labels that tout the benefits of essential oils, including the relaxing effects of lavender and the skin-nourishing properties of pomegranate seed. …

Alternative Medicine

10 Surprisingly Handy Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil Around the House

Is there anything it can't do?<p>Tea tree oil, distilled from leaves of the Australian paperbark tree, is known for its antiseptic properties. According to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, several clinical studies have found the essential oil to be antimicrobial, antiviral and …

5 Essential Oils That Can Help Cure Your Worst Cold Symptoms

Getting a cold is one of those inevitable winter rites of passage, like binge watching <i>House of Cards</i> the first two days of March and pretending to care about football at the end of January (okay, so maybe some of us bleed NFL colors). When you’re feeling sorta icky, but not bad enough to need to …

8 Key Yoga Poses For Runners

You already know yoga is awesome for your mind and your body. But what about using it to improve your running performance? Yoga has been around in …

Yoga

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga

Top 51 Motivational And Inspiring Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein ( <i>Born</i> <i>March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany Died April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States</i> ) was a theoretical physicist and …

Motivation

The best camping gadgets and accessories reviewed

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

9 Time Management Apps to Organize Your Life and Keep You on Track

Do you need more time?No matter who you are, you probably don’t have enough of it.Time is a limited resource and it’s constantly running on empty. …

Apps

7 Steps to Overcoming the Overactive Mind

Our over active mind seems as if it is our normal state-of-being. It isn't. It is learned, re-enforced, and rewarded from early age onward. It's a mental habit. We cannot imagine getting through daily life and work without ceaseless mind talk - without creating lists and crossing things off, …

A Home Inspector Reveals the 6 Signs Your House is in Trouble

We don't mean to scare you … well, actually we do. Recently, we sat down with a longtime home inspector, and he told us some tales and shared some …

How to Discover What Your Partner Really Needs

<i>This post was originally published on The Good Men Project</i><p>If I were to look into my heart and ask why, in the twilight of my marriage, I was unable to fulfill my wife's needs by going to therapy, showing more affection, sending her flowers, or bringing to life manifestations of love specific to her …

Night owl or early riser? What to do when your sleep schedules don't match

My husband Sean and I have been married for five years, and by day, our relationship is fairly robust. We laugh at the same things (<i>It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia</i>; dogs in cars; my mum’s profligate use of emojis), get furious about the same things (misplaced commas; the price of organic carrots; …

If You Really Love Someone, Ask Them These 10 Questions

*YourTango shares the questions that can help make your relationship stronger. *<p>When it comes to connecting with the partner we love, we all <i>try</i> to …

Meditation tips: Exercise for your brain according to life coach Rebecca Hass

Meditation can improve focus, memory and emotional control<p>The best way to deal with stress is to train your mind to appreciate the present, says life …

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

1. Mistaking style issues for errors<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? Should that ellipsis have had a space on either side of it?<p>The correct answer to each of these questions is …

Linguistics

How to uninstall Mac apps (and their settings too)

It's amazing when people say that dragging apps into the OS X's Trash folder uninstalls them, because it's not always true. When uninstalling Google …