Farah VanGenderen

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A Workbook Of Simple Tasks For Sparking Your Creative Process

The folks behind Conditional Design want you to experiment in structured ways.<p>Good ideas can arrive (seemingly) in an instant or may emerge after a hard-fought battle between right brain, left brain, and reality. But even people who are blessed with a fertile imagination can benefit from a change …

Six chemicals we consume in our food and drink that should be banned

Last week BuzzFeed published a list of eight foods that folks in the USA are eating but are banned in other parts of the world. The chemical …

The Best Time To Do Almost Anything

Foodies

5 Things to Cut Out of Any Monthly Budget

Whether you want to go big (hello, high housing bills) or small (that protein bar habit), these easy changes will keep money in your wallet.<p>Your Huge …

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain

The Brain

The Best Time to Exercise (and When to Schedule 4 Other Healthy Habits)

Ginger-Peach Glazed Turkey Cutlets Recipe

Cooking

The Fastest Way to Get Back in Shape After Not Working Out for Three Months

You heard about the interval workouts that helped your friend lose her baby weight before she finished maternity leave and the high-intensity DVDs …

Finally! Let Go of the Desire to Know It All (and to Be in Control)

I never intended to be a historian of religion or a freelance writer. I dreamed of being a university professor and spending my life teaching English …

Theology

9 Habits of People Who Love the Weight They're At

They're healthy—but not stick-skinny. They eat well—most of the time. And while they don't love shopping for a swimsuit, they're totally fine with …

Fitness

The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs to Read

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. …

Books

Slim Down by Standing Still

While these 7 moves-where-you-barely-move may not get you into marathon shape, they will make you look leaner.<p>Stand Straighter<p>Tone Your Inner …

11 New Reasons to Exercise (That Aren't About Weight Loss)

It does a lot more than make you a stronger, sleeker, better sleeper.<p>Photo: G-stockstudio/iStock/Thinkstock<p>It'll Help Keep You Afloat<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>…

5 Ways You Think You're Saving Money But Aren't

Personal Finance

4 Fresh Twists on Old Workout Routines

Fun, full-body exercises put a fresh twist on old routines.<p>If You Like Step Aerobics, Try: Elevation<p>If You Like Zumba, Try: Surfset Fitness<p>If You …

4 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Home Shine

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

There's a super moon at the end of the road