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Recharge: Strength, Muscle Endurance, Flexibility, Mobility, Balance, Breathing

Overview<p>Moves meant to stimulate courage and develop strength<p>Yogis believe that a person has seven chakras, or energetic centers, in the body. Each …

How To Practise Self-Care In 2018 For A Happier You

'To bloom, we need to nurture and nourish ourselves.'<p>Traditional New Year’s resolutions can often focus on physical health and fitness, but January …

Happiness

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Spain’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Travel<p>Trade in the usual tourist stops in Madrid and Barcelona for one of these less-trafficked treasures.<p>Honored for their “cultural and natural heritage of outstanding value to humanity,” Spain boasts a whopping 45 UNESCO sites—the third most after Italy and China. While Barcelona, Seville, and …

Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

From the awe-inspiring Dolomites to the fairy-tale village of Alberobello, discover Italy’s road less traveled.<p>Each year, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee convenes to discuss which cultural and natural sites around the world merit recognition for their “outstanding value to humanity,” a status …

Too Busy for Mindfulness? 9 Little Tricks You Can Actually Do

These simple mindfulness techniques require minimal time and effort.<p>You’ve heard all about the health benefits of practicing mindfulness: It can help …

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

Self-improvement

25 Expert Tips to Reading WAY More Books This Year

Instead of trying to power through a book that you're not enjoying, put it down<p>I've always enjoyed reading. But, to be perfectly honest, I didn't used to read as much as I should have. Besides being a great way to escape and unwind, reading increases your knowledge, focus, and worldview as a …

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Mindfulness

The Best Overnight Oats Recipes

Do it now, thank yourself tomorrow.<p>If you’ve been looking for a way to make your mornings feel a little less chaotic, you’ve stumbled upon the right place. We have overnight oats recipes for you, which are just the simple meal you need to make mornings go more smoothly.<p>You see, making breakfast …

Breakfast

5 Breathing Techniques to Melt Your Stress Away

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in the sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Breathing techniques are now such an important part …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

Two Lists You Need to Make If You Want to Be True to Yourself

<b>“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” ~Alexander Hamilton</b><p>For over a decade I worked as a paralegal in the corporate world. …

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

Breakfast

Simplify These Things and You'll Enjoy Life a Lot More

<b>“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” ~Lao-Tze</b><p>So said Lao-Tze, perhaps one …

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

5 Delicious Things You Can Cover In Maple Syrup and Not Feel That Bad About

When you need a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth for National Maple Syrup Day<p>Need an excuse to indulge in something sweet?<p>We’ve got one for you: Tomorrow, December 17, marks National Maple Syrup Day, an actual holiday that celebrates our country’s love for our favorite pancake …

Beginning Yoga Workout for Men

Though it can be hard for anyone to overcome their initial discomfort and start doing yoga, it seems especially difficult for some men. There is one …

Relax Before Bedtime with This 20-Minute Yoga Routine

Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that …

Gluten-free crêpes with banana and Greek yogurt

Yogurt in the batter makes the flour more digestible when the mixture is left to stand overnight; it also makes for silky pancakes. Sorghum produces a malty, slightly wholemeal crêpe, but you can substitute other single flours or use a mixture.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the crêpes</b><p>130g sorghum flour …

Gluten-Free

How to Choose a Type of Mindfulness Meditation

By Kira M. Newman<p>Many beginner meditators, myself included, start out with a mindful breathing meditation: one breath in, one breath out, the mind wanders, you bring it back.<p>Armed with an app guiding me through this meditation, I practiced dutifully for several months--but eventually I fell off the …

Mindfulness

Releasing Emotions Through Yoga

Just as it is inappropriate and unhealthy to push past our physical edges, it is also unskillful and unhelpful to push past our emotional edges.<p>The …

Excellent Habits That Encourage Self-Love

Self-Love is all about building your self-esteem and self-image. One way to think about self-esteem is that you imagine an ideal self with all the hopes and desires you can conceive of and you compare that to where you are right now--your real self.<p>Then look at the distance between the two with an …

Selfies

Yoga Vs Gym Exercises: Which One Is Best For You?

Yoga is one of the most ancient forms of exercising which is originally based in India. It is said that it was practised by the saints and hermits …

Yoga

The 3 Essential Yoga Poses to Do Every Day

Regularly attending 90-minute yoga classes can be a lot to ask of a busy schedule. But since a little yoga is better than none at all, here are three poses to do every day — and it will only take you three minutes! Each pose helps strengthen and stretch major muscle groups, and after a week of …

7 Ways To Slow Summer Down

Remember how endless summer used to feel when you were a kid? Here’s how to recapture that sense of having all the time in the world.<p>To the young, summer seems to stretch out endlessly. Long days make time feel expansive. By middle age, though, the days can blur into each other. June becomes …

The Distracted Man’s Guide to Meditation

Face it, if meditation were a pill, you’d want it. If it was a workout, you’d probably be doing it already. You’ve heard all about its much-lauded …

Meditation

Cooking the world's oldest known curry

<b>Everyone eats. But what if you were told that 4,000 years ago they ate almost exactly what you ate last night? That re-heating it in the microwave was the only real advantage you had over an average Harappan home cook.</b><p>In other words, had you been washed ashore four millennia ago on the banks of the …

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