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This 5-Minute Sequence Will Work Out Your Entire Body

Fitting in your work out + making it to happy hour = winning at life.<p>Some days, it really is impossible to make it to the gym. Fortunately, spending 30 minutes on the elliptical isn't the only activity that works you out.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a full …

Dragon Quest 8 Is Now Playable on an iPhone, iPad or Android Device

I’m looking at <i>Dragon Quest 8</i> on my iPhone 5 as I type this. Hard to believe a game as grand and clever and open-ended and now going on a decade old …

How to Use Meditation to Dominate Negativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m sure there have been at least a few times in your life when a negative response has made matters worse.<p>Let’s say you’re working on a complicated …

Self-help

5 Links to Read Before Making Stir-Fry

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Grab your wok -- we're stir-frying tonight.</i><p>When you get home from a long day of work, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your …

Food & Dining

You Can Explain eBay's $50 Billion Turnaround With Just This One Crazy Story

Between 2005 and 2007, its stock price was cut in half and its market cap shrank by $30 billion.<p>In October 2007, eBay admitted that Skype, a company it had acquired for $2.5 billion two years earlier, was actually worth less than half of that.<p>During the third quarter of 2007, eBay lost money for …

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yoga | Women's Health

It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime against yoga to let a bad mat disrupt your practice, so let the pros tell you about the best of the bunch.<p>Here's the …

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Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

The 5 Best Parenting Books

As a clueless first-time parent, I inhaled parenting books from the moment I found out I was pregnant. I went down the list of popular and highly …

Parenting

Work Out at Home

The secret to scoring a slim and sexy body with a home workout? Engage as many muscles as possible while quickly moving from one exercise to the next to keep your heart rate high. In this body-weight circuit created by Raphael Verela, owner of the Circuit Works studios in Venice and Brentwood, …

The Best Yoga Style for You

Discover the most satisfying yoga sequence for your fitness goals<p>Yoga is kind of like sex. (And not just because of the interesting positions.)<p>For a practice rooted in simplicity, it has become a tad bit complicated...and intimidating. There are a jillion types of yoga, ranging from specific (like …

How to Work Out Safely During the First Trimester

Follow these guidelines when you’re exercising for two<p>You would never attempt to run a marathon without training (I hope). So why would you attempt to tackle labor and delivery—a marathon in itself—without preparing your body?<p>Having a fit pregnancy has little to do with maintaining your figure and …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and shoulders—the trifecta of treacherous spots in fit …

Healthy and Refreshing Cocktail Recipes

These refreshing summer cocktails clock in at 200 calories or less<p><b>Kiwi Daiquiri</b> <i><br>Underneath that fuzzy exterior, kiwi packs a dose of fiber, which helps you stay fuller longer.</i><br>1 1/2 oz white rum<br>1 kiwi, peeled and quartered<br>1 Tbsp fresh lime juice<br>1/4 tsp lime zest<br>2 1/2 tsp agave nectar<br>1 cup crushed …

How To Make More Friends : 5 Simple Strategies | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You probably feel that knowing how to make more friends is the key to having a great circle of friends, while avoiding getting lonely and …

Loneliness

The Power of Doing Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Happiness, health, prosperity, peace, a better world for our children – we all want the same things in life. The key to these lies within us, and a …

Happiness

Simple Practical Things You Can Do To Take Control Of Your Thoughts | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How many of us actually really ‘get’ that our thoughts control our every action? We hear people say it all the time, we read quotes about it, we …

10 Simple Ways to Build Self Confidence

We live in a world where criticizing people and focusing on negative attributes seems to be the social norm.<p>It’s an unfortunate aspect of life and …

15 Simple Ways to Put Meaning Back into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>What is the meaning of life?</b><p><b>That’s for you to decide, you get to choose.</b><p>Instead of going through life without meaning only struggling to survive, …

Happiness

How to Bring Back Laughter into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I find it hard to believe there is anybody who wouldn’t like to smile and laugh more. Joy and laughter are useful physically, emotionally and …

Happiness

How to Trick Your Brain to Create a New Healthy Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever started a diet or exercise program but didn’t stick with it? If you are like millions of other people, you’ve set out with the best …

Tokyo on a budget: tips for making your yen go further

You don’t have to live off vending-machine coffee and rice to experience the grandeur and excitement of Japan’s singular capital. Here are our tips for doing Tokyo a budget.<p>The bright lights of Akihabara, Tokyo's historic electronics district © ESB Professional / Shutterstock<p>Finding a place to …

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