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I Tried This Oprah Meditation Hack Every Day for Two Weeks. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

When my insomnia gets bad, I reach for an 'Oprah tool.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oprah Winfrey is a meditation buff, and she’s in good company: Arianna Huffington, Rupert Murdoch and Marc Benioff are some high-profile meditators who also happen to be brilliant …

How to use moonlight when photographing stars

It’s almost common wisdom to say that, when photographing stars and night sky, it’s best to do it when there is no moon in the sky. The light of the …

Landscape Photography

The book that completely changed the way I approach my life and career

One of the biggest mysteries in modern day life is something that we're all guilty of.<p>Please answer me this: Why do we work 8-9 hours a day so that we can earn free time, while we endlessly waste that hard-earned free time?<p>Have you ever looked at it this way? It's an absurd way of living. And yet, …

TV shows

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

Breakfast

Ask Amy: Nurse and cop put in a dating shift

<i>Dear Amy: I am a nurse. I started dating a police officer seven months ago.</i><p><i>We like each other and are getting along. We are both working full time and going to school.</i><p><i>He lives two hours away from me. While we talk on the phone daily, he only wants to see me once every six or seven weeks.</i><p><i>I asked him</i> …

Food Comas Are Real And They're Slowing Down Your Brain, New Study Finds

Send help.<p>Ever felt your brain a little sluggish a little while after eating sugar or a giant meal? You are probably feeling the effects of a sugar …

Diabetes

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Swimming

Brain Fog in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Brain fog is a classic part of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, presenting as:<p>Horrible short-term memory,<br>• Difficulty with word finding and word substitution (e.g., substituting the word "fork" for "knife"), and<br>• Occasional disorientation — Approximately 30 percent of those with CFS or …

Fatty Acid DHA Found to Decrease 90% of Brain Cell Death & Inflammation

Researchers at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) have found a surprising health benefit by studying alcohol abuse. In the process, they have stumbled …

Loyola University Chicago

Can oxygen therapy cure fibromyalgia? - Futurity

A small group of woman with fibromyalgia felt much better after two months of treatments in a hyperbaric chamber. Is oxygen a cure for the painful …

Medicine

Drink this Daily for Alkaline Balance, Inflammation & Clear Skin

<b><br>Ingredients:</b><p>1-2 cups water (room temp or hot water are both fine based on preference)<br>• 1 lemon, juiced and sliced<br>• 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar<br>• 1 tsp. aloe …

7 Ways To Slow Summer Down

Remember how endless summer used to feel when you were a kid? Here’s how to recapture that sense of having all the time in the world.<p>To the young, summer seems to stretch out endlessly. Long days make time feel expansive. By middle age, though, the days can blur into each other. June becomes …

What the World's Top Health Experts Eat for Breakfast

In the world of expert nutrition advice, there is breakfast and then there is everything else. And while we’re cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs science-backed …

Breakfast

35 Holiday Entertaining Recipes

Whether you are rounding out that Thanksgiving dinner menu or planning ahead for Christmas, you are going to love this collection of <b>35 Holiday</b> …

Women and the Economics of Equality

If women in the United States, Japan, and Egypt were employed at the same rates as men, the GDPs of those countries would be higher by 5%, 9%, and 34%, respectively.<p>So how can countries increase women’s economic participation? Researchers at Booz & Company examined that question by evaluating more …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …