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If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

By Gabriella Boston<p>Gabriella Boston<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for …

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POPE WATCH: Pope says 1st Sri Lanka saint still sets example

Pope Francis is in the second day of a weeklong visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds:<p>IN HIS …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Nutrition

AirAsia Crash: Divers Struggle to Find Bodies and Black Boxes

The AirAsia salvage operation shifted Monday to focus on recovering the aircraft’s flight-data recorders, otherwise known as black boxes, but …

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Gluten-Free Recipes<p>Check out a few of our favorite flavorful gluten-free dishes. Search our recipe library for more gluten-free recipes for everyday …

The Ultimate Guide To Meditation

Meditation. What is it? We’ve all heard of it. Maybe you’ve tried it a few times, or if you’re truly dedicated to it, you do it every day. Meditation …

A Powerful Mindfulness Meditation for a Spiritually Positive New Year

David James Lees, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>As we usher in the New Year I’d like to share with you a powerful spiritual coaching method and mindfulness …

31 Days to Waking Up Happy for Life

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

Nutrition

The Hemsley Sisters on Their Perfect Day of Eating

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, the sister duo behind 'The Art of Eating Well,' share their healthy outlook.<p><b>What would the perfect Hemsley-approved day of eating consist of?</b><p><i>On waking</i>: warm water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice or an herbal tea<p><i>Breakfast</i>: Our anytime eggs (for a sit down breakfast …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

7 Eating Habits You Should Drop Now

In my one-on-one work with clients, there’s a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we …

The 5 WORST Foods For Your Skin

These bites aren't doing your complexion any favors.<p><i>This article was originally written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>You know that phrase "you are what you eat"? It pretty much sums up how your diet affects your complexion. The good news is you can take control of …

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The 9 Best Hangover Prevention Hacks

Avocados are your hangover's worst nightmare.<p>Meeting friends for drinks later? You're gonna want to listen up, then. We spoke to nutritionist Naomi Mead to find out exactly what we should eat to stay hydrated (the enemy of hangovers, FYI), happy and gorgeous all night, while still drinking all the …

5 Scary Facts About What You're Eating

This will make you rethink everything you're putting into your body.<p><i>This article was excerpted from</i> Digestion Connection <i>by Elizabeth Lipski, Ph.D., and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>Food is our most intimate contact with our external environment. What we eat, digest, absorb, and …

The Brain

'60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness, From Google To Congress

While the world is getting more and more technologically connected, a lot of people seem to be feeling more mentally disconnected—from others, and from themselves.<p>“I’m on mobile devices all day long,” said Anderson Cooper on tonight’s <i>60 Minutes</i> (which you can watch here). “I feel like I could go …