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How to Discover Your True Talent and Make It Profitable

Ann Davis | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Ann Davis

An altogether smarter way to start discovering your true talent is by going through these simple questions.

The First Lady That Taught Me to Be a Better Mother

Catherine Nagle | Posted 03.23.2017 | Parents
Catherine Nagle

God bless First Mothers and First Ladies who continue to remind us how it can be done peacefully and with hope. This particular insight alone brings me much comfort, knowing that a mother's heart is closer to reaching the White House as president. This fact might very well be our American resurrection.

Selling Diets or Telling Truths

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We know what to eat; we simply keep refusing, across an expanse of squandered decades, to swallow it.

Find Out What Respect Means to YOU

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.23.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Rupa Mehta

Here are a few tips on how to take care of the YOU in you:

You'll Follow Your Beliefs

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

In my childhood, my nickname was, "Margaret, Margaret, the big fat target!" Today I can laugh, but for many years I cried about it. What's interesting is, during all the years I cried about it, I also believed it. As long as I believed it, I lived it.

12 Incredibly Underrated Exercises You Should Probably Be Doing More

Thrillist | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living

To help you mix up your gym routine, we asked personal trainers to reveal their favorite underrated exercises.

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me

Sarah Blondin | Posted 03.23.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Blondin

I wish someone had told me when I first began my journey into a life of my own that where I needed to begin was sitting on the floor, with my eyes closed. I wish someone had told me that my first step, the first step anyone must take is inward.

Easy Thai Noodle Salad

Rebecca Firth | Posted 03.22.2017 | Taste
Rebecca Firth

A friend first told me about this salad. She had it at a local-ish restaurant. She showed me iPhone photos and a list of ingredients. You have to try it, she said. Then we went to the actual restaurant to taste the salad. And, yes, it was every bit as good as she said.

How I Improved My Days by Tracking My Sleep Through the Night

Ashley Cramer | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Ashley Cramer

Like many young professionals, I neglected sleep for work and social activities for years. Yet, a recent exploration into sleep tracking showed me that I could better my productivity and my health by improving my sleep.

What Is in Your Juice and Is It Really Worth It?

Anvita Bhatnagar Mistry | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Anvita Bhatnagar Mistry

So the next time you consider buying juice, think about what is it in your juice and it's real nutrient value. You are probably better off making your own juice at home the traditional way, like using a strainer rather than a juicing machine.

How to Stop Being a Slave to Your Smartphone and Start Using It in a Conscious Way

Fabian Markl | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Fabian Markl

Pavlov was a scientist who had a dog, which he conditioned. Whenever he rang a bell, the dog expected food and its mouth started to water. The smartphone conditions human behavior very effectively.

Toronto's Vegan Bake-Off Sizzles With Sweets

Jessica Young | Posted 03.22.2017 | Taste
Jessica Young

If you think vegan food, especially baked goods, taste like cardboard and never meet up to their old-fashioned dessert counterparts, think again.

Insomnia Meets Mindfulness

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

The key here is that there needs to be the understanding that you're using this time to practice to train in mindfulness, not to fall asleep. If the explicit intention is to fall asleep then you set up a monitor in the back of the brain to continually check on that. You need to let that expectation go, it's okay if you don't fall asleep.

The Heart of Lightness: Envision Festival 2016

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2017 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There exists a realm called Envision, betwixt beach and jungle it lies, Created with care and precision, for bright and curious eyes. The moment you p...

The Importance of Listening to Your Instincts

Melissa Wilder Joyce | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Melissa Wilder Joyce

The instinctual feelings in which I speak of, for me, come in the gentle form of traveling the world, writing about the beautiful process of our hearts and sharing in hopes of encouraging others.

Most Common Fitness Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The Active Times | Posted 03.09.2017 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Sports injuries are not only physically unpleasant, they also cause laziness and can even lead to depression, according to several studies. And most f...

A Yoga Sequence to Strengthen the Core | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living

This beginner-friendly yoga sequence is all about strengthening the core muscles. Jai Sugrim, a yoga teacher based in New York City, instructs two students of varying levels in how to approach this sequence with proper alignment, so as to maximize results.

What Are the Best Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar? | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living

"Claims have been made about ACV balancing pH, treating acne, and supporting weight loss. While some might experience these side effects, there are not enough clinical research to support these methods, so in my practice, I offer ACV as a remedy for the following specific areas."

The Only Machines You Need To Bother With at the Gym

Thrillist | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living

By: Erin Kelly Credit: Catalin Petolea/Shutterstock Walking into your local gym or fitness studio can be intimidating. Most personal trainers look ...

30 Powerful Truths That Will Change Your Life

Elyse Santilli | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

You are so much more beautiful, powerful and lovable than you know, and I hope one day you get even a glimpse of your true magnificence.

Becoming a Brand New Man and a Best-Selling Author

Don McNay | Posted 03.18.2017 | Home
Don McNay

My goal was to write the best book ever written by someone considering weight loss surgery. That's a subjective goal, but I gave it everything I had and was not going to turn it over to the public until there was nothing I could do to make it better.

Thinking About Nutrition? Don't Forget Tobacco

Laurent Huber | Posted 03.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Laurent Huber

Tobacco and nutrition are not independent, stand-alone issues. As the world works to solve the tobacco epidemic, it must also work to solve nutrition issues.

Asia's Crimson Addiction

Melissa Legarda | Posted 03.18.2017 | Travel
Melissa Legarda

After chewing paan, the eater's mouth is typically left with stained red lips and teeth, and causes profuse red coloured salivation. Looking startlingly similar to blood, saliva is usually spat out -- which yields a viscous crimson stain upon whatever surface is spat on.

Experiments in Happiness: No Sugar, Two Weeks

Shannon Deep | Posted 03.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Deep

I'm learning, I guess, to moderate. (Guys, I am such a revolutionary.) I'm learning to not just think harder about what I put in my body but to always think about what I put in my body.

4 Activities To Inspire Awe

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 03.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Awe isn't always a comforting feeling -- sometimes it can be downright frightening -- but it's a powerful way to cut through the monotony and see things in a new light. We hope that the awe exercises on Greater Good in Action will be a useful starting point as you aspire to make your life more "awesome."