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4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods That Will Help You Get Flat Abs Fast, According To Nutritionists

“A diet of fried foods, refined flours, sugars, and products with hormones and synthetic sweeteners all contribute to inflammation which builds up …

Nutrition

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Meditation

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

Slow Cookers

This Book Will Make You Want To Meditate, No Matter What Your Excuse

The most common misconception about meditation is that it's all about the breath, or posture, or having no thoughts at all.<p><i>Excerpts from JOY ON DEMAND by Chade-Meng Tan, copyright 2017 (HarperOne/HarperCollins).</i>

Meditation

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

The Rise and Fall of the English Sentence - Issue 54: The Unspoken

“[[[When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people [to dissolve the political bands [which have connected them with another]] …

Language

The Simplest, Most Delicious Homemade Bread You Can Make

<b>Make a wet, shaggy dough.</b> Place the flour, salt, and yeast in a large bowl and whisk to combine. Make a well in the center, and add the water into …

Homemade

The Science Of Happiness, In Four Simple Work Habits

One happiness researcher believes we’re all capable of becoming happier in our jobs. It just takes a little bit of deliberate practice.<p>There might be many reasons why your job makes you miserable. Maybe your work is boring, your manager is terrible, or your company just has awful benefits or a …

Happiness

The Present Moment

In the history of Buddhism, popular movements that present meditation as a relatively simple practice, accessible without extensive training, are …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness for Those Who Don’t Meditate

Fair warning: this post is about my forthcoming book. But first, a confession. I am a clinical psychologist who is completely unwilling to meditate. …

Mindfulness

Lower Stress Through Meditation Focused on Acceptance

Finances, family, work, and especially, rush hour traffic. These all contribute to a US population that is constantly on edge and stressed by the …

Mindfulness

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy : Change or Acceptance?

What is the ultimate goal of psychotherapy?<p>Let's start with a simple word association experiment: When you think about <i>psychotherapy</i>, what is the <i>first</i> …

Spirituality

Zen & the Therapeutic Arts: A Different Species of Listener

A DIFFERENT SPECIES OF LISTENER Zen & the Therapeutic Arts Chris Hoff 2 April 2018 Blue Cliff Zen Sangha Costa Mesa, California This weekend I …

Meditation

The demise of the nation state

What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and comedians; politics in the UK still shows few signs of recovery after the “national nervous breakdown” of Brexit. France “narrowly escaped a heart attack” in last year’s …

Geopolitics

There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite mindfulness habit may help defeat a key problem of aging

Stop. Breathe. Let everything go.<p>Giving your mind a break from bustling thoughts may empower it to run more efficiently.<p>The merits of meditation haven't gone unnoticed amongst engineers and CEOs in Silicon Valley. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google co-founder Sergey …

Mindfulness

A Dominatrix Reveals the Secret to Power Dynamics

A recent New York Times article featured Kasia Urbaniak, a former dominatrix who teaches a sold-out course in New York called “Cornering Harvey: …

Mindfulness

Wired for Survival

Early Wednesday morning on June 14th, a gunman opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Five people …

Mindfulness

How to Give to Others Without Burning Out

In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers, and caregivers are suffering slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest of …

Mindfulness

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

Self-help

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Self-help

8 Anti-Inflammatory Crockpot Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose Weight

Anti-inflammatory recipes help keep your gut healthy — and when your gut is healthy, your entire body benefits. Balancing the bacteria in your gut so …

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Processed Meat

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Seafood

Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs. Here's how they can do something about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Work-life Balance

5-Ingredient Granola Bars

John and I kind of have a thing for granola bars. It started when we discovered the glory that is <b>Trader Joe’s Apple (Pie) Bars</b>. Then, we got into …

Breakfast

Spinach Artichoke Dip with Bacon

When I was out for a friend’s birthday recently, we ordered some spinach artichoke dip for the table. The dip was warm and creamy—and a great …

Artichokes

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

Country Lifestyle

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

Happiness

3 lessons I learned from the Tibetan monk who works with the Dalai Lama and went viral as 'the happiest man alive'

Matthieu Ricard is not someone who uses spirituality as a way to get famous — in fact, learning to accept the fame that's been given to him and use it as an opportunity for good was turning point.<p>Ricard, 71, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who moved to the Himalayas from France in his 20s and became a …

Meditation

The part of aging that people don't talk about — and 5 ways to deal with it

For years before her death at age 96, Nancy Lundebjerg’s mother underwent a long, slow decline.<p>Arthritis made it hard for Margaret Lundebjerg to get around. After two hip surgeries, she needed a walker when she was out and about.<p>Incontinence was a source of discomfort, as was the need to rely on …

Health Care