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10 Small but Mighty Ways to Make Vegetables Better

I could eat the majority of vegetables steamed with a little olive oil and tamari every day. It's just about the simplest way to prepare them, but …

Food Preservation

The Yogi masters were right -- meditation and breathing exercises can sharpen your mind: New research explains link between breath-focused meditation and attention and brain health

New research explains link between breath-focused meditation and attention and brain health<p>It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that …

Meditation

The Every Woman’s Guide to Perfect Posture in 30 Days

Design by Pichamon Chamroenrak. Photographs by James Farrell<p>Thanks to gravity, our feet are well-grounded. But the efforts of not completely face …

Yoga

Following The DASH Diet Is Super Easy, As Long As You Stick To These 6 Recipes

After experimenting with a number of diets since college, not only have I come to realize that dieting in general doesn’t really work for me, but …

Kundalini 101: Is It Really Dangerous? 6 Common Myths—Debunked

389<p>SHARES<p>Are you ready to discover your life’s purpose and activate your fullest potential? Kundalini Yoga is an ancient practice that helps you …

How to Reupholster a Chair Seat

01 of 09<p>Choose Your Chair and Fabric<p>Reupholstering the seat of a dining style chair is one of the easiest ways to make a big change with little …

11 Organic Secrets To Grow The Biggest Most Beautiful Roses

If you’re an organic gardener then you’ll know that trying to grow healthy roses can be a tricky affair! Roses, although beautiful, are a notoriously …

12 Houseplants That Have the Power to Heal

By Reynard Loki<p>A growing body of research proves that simply being around nature can improve human health and happiness. A month-long 2016 study …

A New Take on the Classic Farmhouse

Architect Bethany Puopolo pulls from the influences of American barn construction and her Swedish heritage for a new take on the classic farmhouse.

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

Smart Storage Maximizes This Small Farmhouse Kitchen

This fresh farmhouse kitchen, designed by Traci Hutcherson of Beneath My Heart blog, employs an all-white color scheme to keep the space light and …

14 clever lighting tricks for winter evenings

Although we experience a drop in temperature with the colder season, the idea of staying cosy and warm at home, snuggled up by the fireplace and with …

Trends

21 Healthy Snacks for Movie Night In (or Hiding in Your Bag)

Snacks are as crucial a component of movie night as what you’re watching, whether you’re at the theater or staying in. We take our movie munchies …

Healthy Eating

"Bedroom Plants" are just what you need to sleep better at night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. …

15 small yards with some big ideas to copy

Small patios are nothing to bemoan, as they offer amazing scope for transformation, just like any far larger garden and landscape architects are …

Here’s How to Make Yourself Love Exercise

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.</i><p>It’s not just you: Many people are turned off by the thought of exercise because they think it has to be …

Woman finds relief 10 years after developing 'mystery' cough

At 72, Jane Beacham loves to travel, and she's serious about it.<p>"The kind of traveling I like to do is to hop off the airplane with the plugs still in my ears and hit the ground moving," Beacham said.<p>But more than a decade ago, Beacham began coughing and clearing her throat, constantly.<p>"It was …

5 ways to keep houseplants watered on vacation

Try these two plants in your garden to attract more pollinators

I've received a lot of questions from readers lately about a lack of pollinators in their gardens. Folks not only miss seeing them, but vegetable …

Sherwin Williams' "Stardew" Is the Color Taking Over Pinterest Right Now

It'll add a serene vibe to any room in your house.<p>Since Pinterest is <i>the</i> place people go to for inspiration, when a paint colors starts trending, you better believe you'll see it in homes everywhere for the next year — or more. That's exactly what's happening to Sherwin Williams' Stardew right now, …

IKEA’s selling home storage batteries for its solar panels

A rooftop of solar panels generating clean energy is great and all, but having somewhere to squirrel away that free juice is even better. After stepping into the shade for a good few months, IKEA began selling solar panels again last year with new teammate Solarcentury (a company that specialises …

Weeds You Can Eat: Ground Elder

Beautiful <i>Aegopodium podagraria,</i> native to Eurasia but invasive in the United States, has a flock of common names. The shade-loving perennial I call …

Our 15 Favorite Fabulous Online Sources for Rugs

A rug has the power to completely transform a room like few other home decor items, but they can be a bit of a headache to shop for considering there …

Before & After: An Overgrown Backyard Gets a Second Chance

You know how they say it's what's inside the counts? That may be all well and good for matters of the heart, but when it comes to your home, what's …

Home Depot

Outdoor Kitchen designs – A Great Way To Enjoy A Beautiful Day

An outdoor kitchen is not a very common feature these days and that’s a bit strange considering that people used to spend most of their time outdoors …

How Plants Can Purify Your Home

<b>Published on</b> Clean Plates<p><b>By</b> Sarah McColl<p>City living has its charms (hello, delivery <i>everything</i>), but we’ll admit to sometimes longing for some outdoor space to grow…something. Anything.<p>Turns out that desire for green is health-related as much as it is aesthetic. Research shows that plants …

The easy way to remove water stains from wood furniture

No need to go to the hardware store -- you have everything you need to remove water marks.<p>Nothing ruins the luster of wood furniture quite like a watermark.<p>Watermarks -- or water stains -- are often caused by cold glasses, spills, or hot dishes places directly on the wood. Luckily, though, they …

Woodworking

10 Exercises Every Yogi Should Be Doing (but Probably Isn't)

Yoga is known to decrease stress and increase body awareness and flexibility. But despite its seeming superpowers, it falls a little short in one …

8 Dark Spot Treatments That Really Work, According to Dermatologists

As a beauty editor, my ultimate quest is to achieve flawless skin. You know, the I-don’t-even-need-any-makeup type of complexion we all desire. But …

Hypnosis, grounded in science

Imagine a scenario where your mind had the power to cure debilitating anxiety, eliminate chronic pain or kick an addiction. Adriana Barton reports on the growing scientific support for hypnosis, the mind-body therapy bypassing hucksters for hospital wards<p>Last summer, at age 14, Sue Jones suffered …