Kimberly McKinnis

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4 Ways To Successfully Manage Impostor Syndrome, According To A Therapist

In our fast-moving culture of speed dating, social media posturing, and a constant bombardment of marketing that requires us to look great, eat …

Mindfulness

Try These Important Stretches for Your Lower Body

Stretching is an important part of any workout routine, but it's one part many of us skip on a regular basis. You may think it doesn't do much for …

Workouts

Kick Carbs to the Curb —These 15 Snacks From Amazon Are What Every Keto-Lover Needs!

One of the hardest parts about dieting is trying to snack healthy. Luckily, there are some diets that make this a little easier. If you're focused on a more low-carb or Keto diet, there are plenty of delicious options out there. Whether you have a sweet tooth or crave savory things, we have you …

Healthy Eating

10 Dark Thrillers to Read in the Sunshine

<i>The murder of a spin and yoga studio entrepreneur is revealed at the outset of Jessica Knoll's</i> The Favorite Sister<i>, a razor-sharp, darkly comic</i> …

Books

Try These 8 Relaxing Stretches for Your Entire Body

Cardio and strength training, or some combination of the two, are the cornerstones of any solid workout program. But one of the most overlooked …

Workouts

10 Tips to Help You Stop Ruminating

Once you get stuck in a ruminating thought cycle, it can be hard to get out of it. If you do enter a cycle of such thoughts, it’s important to stop …

Self-help

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

6 Science-Backed Ways To Use Writing As Therapy

You probably know at least one person who keeps a diary, gratitude journal, or bullet journal. But can writing be a legitimate therapy to improve our …

Creative Writing

Strengthen and Stretch Your Back With These Simple, Effective Exercises

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

Workouts

How to avoid being kidnapped abroad (by someone who was)

Most of my friends roll their eyes these days if I mention the time I was kidnapped while reporting in Somalia.<p>For one thing, they've heard the story far too often, and for another, very few had much sympathy for me in the first place. After all, I'd gone there in the hope of interviewing Somali …

Africa

Exercises to Get Rid of a Muffin Top

When you button your waistband and have excess fat hanging off the waistband, this is known as a muffin top. Because a muffin top is excess body fat, …

Exercise

How to Keep Your Black Clothes Looking Their Best

Wearing black never goes out of style. But show up dressed in black that’s faded and covered in fuzzies or detergent streaks, and the look is …

Laundry Rooms

Exercises to Strengthen the Paraspinal Muscles

Your paraspinal muscles run next to your spine to support it. You have numerous small, individual paraspinal muscles that help control movements …

Pain

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

Yoga

The Best Move To Make Sure Your Bladder Never Leaks Again

Whether you’re getting ready to have a baby and want to strengthen those below-the-belt muscles, you leak a little every time you do box jumps, or …

Workouts

Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home

7 PHOTOS<p>Fat-melting yoga moves to do at home<p>See Gallery<p>Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>A hot new workout class combines the toning benefits of yoga with the fat-burning power of cardio. CrossFlowX, …

Yoga

This At-Home Vinyasa Yoga Flow Boosts Strength, Flexibility, and Mindfulness

If you're like us, you hear the term "vinyasa yoga," and you immediately picture a long and lean yogi (possibly someone with an intimidating vibe …

Yoga

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Kitchens

Pre-Ride Yoga Warm-Up - Monthly Yoga with Abi

I'm an idiot. Yesterday I went to the gym. I was tired, I wasn't concentrating and it's hot here in Bali so I lazily skipped my usual warm-up. In …

Yoga

Moroccan Spiced Roast Chickpeas

Satisfy your need for crunchy, savory snacks in only 100 nutrient-packed calories with these tasty Moroccan spiced chickpeas. Make extra spice mix, …

Healthy Eating

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

Framing

These So-Called Healthy Breakfast Foods Have More Sugar Than Dessert

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like it, visit shape.com.</i><p>When you're sitting down to your strawberry passionfruit açaí …

Breakfast

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

Just a few suggestions to start with.<p>As someone with very low tolerance for racist bullshit, I’ve managed to surround myself with white people who are cognizant of their privilege and strive to make the world a less terrifying and frustrating place for people of color. This means that I often deal …

5 common yoga mistakes you may not realize you’re making—and exactly how to fix them

Have you ever felt like you were totally soaring in crow, but then caught your reflection and noticed you were less bird-like and more, well, ready …

What the Heck Do I Eat to Stay Healthy? Advice Straight From the Doctor

It feels like every other week there's a new diet trend or a buzzy new superfood that needs to make it into our morning power smoothie. Should we eat more fat or is a low-fat diet still optimal? Should we go keto or Paleo, and what the heck is the difference? These questions plague us daily, which …

How making fun of yourself can make you happy

Self-deprecating jokes are the best — unless I make them. See what I did there? Judging by my humor (or lack thereof), you may think that I'm not a …

Calling All Negative Nancys: Here's How to Be More Positive About Everything

The world is currently experiencing a positivity shortage. I'm certain of it. We've never been moanier, angrier, or less kind to everyone around us …

Caution: Are You the Victim of a Fixed Mindset? (Here's What You Can Do About It)

By cultivating a growth mindset, you will never fail again. Instead you will begin to learn -- and succeed beyond your wildest imagination.<p>As you grow older, what have you successfully changed about yourself, in order to live a more fulfilling life? Are there new habits, skills, or even character …

Use These Pilates Moves to Build a Stronger Core

The key to a better run can be found in the deep core muscles you’re not working—yet.<p>Your core is a dynamo. From typing away at your computer to powering through the last mile of a (very) long run, all the muscles in your core are working overtime to stabilize your spine, which in turn keeps you …