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You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

Yoga

5 Keys to Making Connections, Staying Genuine and Getting Successful People to Like You

Openmindness and respect are at the heart of each core strategy.<p>To be clear, you don't need to be an extrovert to be successful, as people like Bill Gates, Albert Einstein and Lady Gaga will tell you. But you do need friends, not only to help you advance your career, but to up your health and …

Self-improvement

Robin Williams' heartbreaking final words revealed before tragic death

Robin Williams spent his final days in torment - sobbing behind the scenes as he struggled to remember 'how to be funny'.<p>One colleague, a make-up …

Robin Williams

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

Elle Macpherson’s Day On A Plate

How ‘The Body’ fine tunes her diet for summer and stamped out a sugar addiction.<p>Entrepreneur Elle Macpherson has successfully merged the fashion, beauty and wellness worlds, making a business out of her supermodel nickname, ‘The Body’, by launching a line of premium supplements that have become a …

Nutrition

The Caribbean Island That's Quietly Luring Americans Away From the 50 States (Video)

When dreaming of a window-seat view on a flight to the Caribbean, one color comes to mind: blue. Or, more specifically, that sparkling turquoise-blue …

Hiking Trail

What Does It Mean If The Full Moon Is In Scorpio? April 2018's Full Moon Is A Biggie For All Signs

While Mercury Retrograde mercifully ended two weeks ago, today's full moon in Scorpio — coupled with the trifecta of Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto all …

Astrology

I Got an Acupuncture Facial in Hopes It Would Give Me Clearer, Brighter Skin

Spoiler alert: Sticking needles in your face works.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>126<p>126<p>SHARES<p>Let's get this out of the way: I'm not a calm person. …

3 Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You (and What to Do About It)

Chances are high you've encountered a toxic person in your life. You may have even realized this "friend" or family member was no good (kudos to …

Emotional Intelligence

Try Anna Kaiser’s 6-step glutes-toning workout for Shakira whenever, wherever

Want to know how Shakira prepares for a world tour? She amps up her workouts with her trainer Anna Kaiser, founder of AKT in Motion, of course. The …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

7. Don't waste all of your time trying to figure someone else out.<p>Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did …

3 Squat Variations to Build the Booty of Your Dreams

Hello, bootyfull ;) As trainers, one question we hear all the time is, “How can I build a sculpted and perky booty?” It’s all about consistently toning your tush! Your booty is one of the strongest muscle groups in the body, so you can really challenge yourself with your lower bod workouts. You can …

Off the Grid and Underground: 4 of Boston's Best Musical Hideouts

On any given night outside the Paradise Rock Club, Boston University students line the sidewalk of Comm. Ave., their eager faces illuminated by the …

Brain Break: Find Your 'Change Agent'

The new podcast offers unconventional solutions to everyday problems.<p>Sometimes, the best solutions to our problems are also the most unexpected — and …

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

Yoga

The Simple Technique That Will Instantly Improve Your Marriage

In fairy tales, lasting love just happens. But in the real world, as I explore in my book <i>Happy Together: Using The Science Of Positive Psychology To</i> …

The Hidden Symptom of Anxiety That You Need to Know About

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Anxiety<p>Can Anxiety Cause Anger?<p>The Hidden Symptom of Anxiety That You Need to Know About<p>Shares<p>I've always been on the "fight" …

The world’s best retreats to help beat anxiety and depression

It can be hard to clear your head at home, even when you take time out from work. Sometimes you need to get away from reality for a few days to …

Self-improvement

Why Fascial Stretch Therapy Could Replace Your Next Massage

In the world of anatomy, fascia is a relatively new discovery. This web-like layer of connective tissue surrounds vital organs, muscles, and nerves, allowing them to move freely within the body. But researchers are only beginning to understand how critical this tissue may be to functions of the …

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision.<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

Discovering Finland as a Design Destination

Before traveling to Finland, I would have first thought of Denmark or Sweden first as a destination for design in the Nordic countries but a trip …

Minimalist Revugia retreat is nestled amidst Germany's Black Forest

1/8<p>Revugia Hotel by Lichtecht<p>First images of the Revugia spa and wellness resort show a complex of beautiful cabins and tree houses nestled in the …

Minimalism

You Can Rent Your Own Private Island in the Bahamas for $450 a Night

Tired of overpriced hotels and busy cities full of tourists? Now you and your friends can split the cost of an actual island for the vacation of a …

How to give your home an energetic makeover

You know those places that just make you want to <i>linger</i>? The nook in your local coffee shop where you somehow always end up having deep, heartfelt, …

Ikea-on-Sea: the resort that shows why your family should start holidaying like the Scandinavians

I’m not normally the “bootylicious” type. But this is how Scandinavians like to kick-start a day on holiday in Gran Canaria.<p>And as I was staying at the Ocean Beach Club – a sleek, stylish family resort on the island’s south-west coast that, until this summer, has been sold exclusively to the …

Blond Hair

This Man Planned the Most Efficient (and Epic) Way to See All of the Lower 48 States

Checking out all the capitols.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a little planning before a …

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

Minimalism

How Stoicism Can Help You Overcome Anything This Year

There’s a ton of power that comes with learning how to control your thoughts effectively: It’s how you stick with your 2017 resolutions, deal with post-election feelings, or even advance your career. Since figuring out exactly how to start down that path to becoming a Jedi mind master can be …