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Meditation and Restorative Yoga for Chest & Shoulders

Meditation and Restorative Yoga for Chest & Shoulders<p>Faith Hunter | 15 Minutes<p>AdvancedAll LevelsBeginnerIntermediateRestorativeRelaxationStress & …

Yoga

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

Yoga

How to Train the Abdominal Muscles

The 'abs' are the groups of muscles in the abdomen or the stomach area—generally below the rib cage toward the pelvis and at the sides. The three …

Workouts

The 8-hour sleep myth: How I learned that everything I knew about sleep was wrong

I’ve always been at odds with sleep. Starting around adolescence, morning became a special form of hell. Long school commutes meant rising in 6am …

Virginia Tech

Couple charged in gravestone scam took $64G from grieving families, police say

Authorities have charged a North Carolina couple with cheating dozens of grief-stricken families out of thousands of dollars for headstones they failed to deliver.<p>Tunis and Georganne Selby were arrested this week and charged with felony conversion and obtaining property by false pretense, Monroe …

Crime

Yoga for Fitness

Virabhadrasana I<p>Maintain your strength and flexibility with weight training to see improved benefits in your yoga classes.<p>Do you hear friends saying …

Yoga

A little boy crawled into a stranger's bathroom stall at Chick-fil-A to ask for help washing his hands — and you won't be able to stop laughing at his reaction

It's important to know when you should ask for help. It's also good to have appropriate boundaries with strangers. Then again, when you're a little kid, it can be tough to reconcile those two things in every situation, as one poor teen learned the hard way when a young boy he didn't know crawled …

Chick-fil-A

Secular Societies Fare Better Than Religious Societies

It is said over and over again by religious conservatives: without faith in God, society will fall apart. If we don't worship God, pray to God, and …

Religion

How to repair a badly glued wooden sculpture

<i>Q: I have a statue that my father carved out of redwood in the 1930s. It is about 18 inches high and 10 inches across. My brother inherited it. He dropped it, and it broke in two. He tried to glue it back together but did a horrible job. He later gave it to me, and I want to have it properly</i> …

America's Phony Middle East Wars

While we meddle overseas, our homeland crumbles.Overseas, the United States is engaged in real wars in which bombs are dropped, missiles are …

War

How Do You Do the Sun Salutation Sequence?

Sun salutations are a key part of any vinyasa flow style yoga practice. You may not even realize you are doing them, but many teachers use them as a …

This 18-Minute Yoga Routine Builds Muscle—and Busts Anger

Next time you’re all riled up, try this restorative vinyasa flow.<p>When you’re feeling angry or upset, a HIIT routine might not be the best way to blow …

Yoga

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts
Africa

IS video 'shows deaths of US soldiers in Niger ambush'

<b>The Islamic State (IS) group has published a video purporting to show an ambush in Niger in which four US soldiers were killed last October.</b><p>It is not clear why the release of the video - via an IS outlet on messaging app Telegram - was delayed until now.<p>The video consists mainly of raw footage, …

Donald Trump

How To Use Meditation To Stop Your Negative Thoughts In Their Tracks

As a student of meditation and innovative psychology, I've found that when you're working to change inner energy, there is a profound marriage …

Tip: The Bear-Crab Complex

Two great mobility drills combined into a fast, effective warm-up.<p>A great way to warm up if you're short on time is to string two great mobility …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

The 5-Minute Warmup Routine You Should Be Doing Before Every Run

Sure, you could just run slow for your first mile. But this routine has way more payoff.<p>It’s hard enough to overcome the lure of a cozy bed for an early a.m. run or to squeeze in a four-miler after work. But on top of it, runners constantly hear that they should tack on a 20-minute warmup too. …

Elasticity

Not All of Ray Dalio's 'Principles' Are Popular. Here's Why you Should Follow Them Anyway | Inc.com

I've been having a bit of a man crush on Ray Dalio lately. He's one of the 100 wealthiest people in the world and also one of the most successful investors ever. Impressively, his team at Bridgewater Associates predicted the 2008 housing bubble and recession.<p>But what really impresses me most are …

Self-improvement
James Mattis

A Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet: An Effective Way to Optimize Your Health

December 30th, 2017 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Many Americans suffer from various chronic diseases such as diabetes …

Nutrition

My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …

Why a trip to Charleston should be on every traveler's itinerary

Charleston has seen a surge of visitors this year, thanks in no small part to one of the rarest of natural phenomenons: a total eclipse of the sun. Charleston was in the prime viewing path, and South Carolina officials reported the eclipse to be the biggest tourist event in the state’s history, …

Travel

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

Before you even think of working with a renovation pro, consider this insider intel from our panel of expert contractors.<p>Q: What are the most common …

Home Improvement

Thoughts on Swimming

I swim master’s twice a week with a Triathlon focused group (Shout-Out to SBR in Verona, WI!), and I can always tell the newcomers from the more …

Swimming

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Donald Trump

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

Self-improvement

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Kids

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …