Photo Credit It’s that taxing in-between time of the semester again – spring break is over, papers and projects are coming due, and finals are looming ahead. It’s clear that college students are stressed right now, and with that stress comes the need for relaxation.
The obesity epidemic. You would have had to have been living under a rock not to know about it. But in the world of food blogging, it’s almost like the white elephant in the room. No one really talks about it. While we gush over our latest favourite ice cream recipe or the simplest way to make a frittata, we remain silent when it comes to the biggest challenge that pretty much every food lover faces: How to enjoy all the delicious things that the world of has to offer AND maintain a slender waistline. reclaim your waistline: 7 ways to enjoy your food AND lose weight
To gear up for her role as a professional ballerina in Black Swan, Natalie Portman trained with Mary Helen Bowers, a former dancer with the New York City Ballet and founder of the Ballet Beautiful fitness method. Here, Bowers dishes on how she prepped Portman for center stage. How did you get Portman ready for her close-up? I took my program, which combines mat work, cardio, and ballet and created a customized version for her. On the one hand, we wanted her to look the part so that her character was believable—ballerinas have obvious physical markers like long, lean muscle and beautiful posture—but we also wanted to make sure she was able to move and dance like a professional ballerina. Because of this, many of the exercises had a dual purpose. Ballet Exercise – Get a Dancer’s Body on ELLE
"Oprah told me I should," Brad Lamm deadpans when we ask him what motivated him to write his new book, Just 10 Lbs. Lamm is a board-certified interventionist with an OWN show, Inside Rehab: Food Addiction, premiering this spring and two other book titles to his name. This, however, is the first publication that applies his winning tactics to weight loss. With an unassuming one-inch silhouette and conversational tone, Just 10 Lbs is an easy read, but don't be fooled—it's packed with tons of useful information, identifying and deconstructing what Lamm calls the main obstacles to sustaining a healthy weight: one's relationship with food and one's relationship with oneself. Here, the best tips we gleaned from the program with insight from a now-svelte Lamm who, at 5 foot 9, once weighed nearly 200 pounds. Weight Loss Secrets – Healthy Living on ELLE
Yoga For Bedtime Whether you are a night owl who would rather be a morning bird, have trouble falling asleep at night, or just need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep, doing a little yoga before bedtime can help. This routine—which you can do in bed—will put your body and mind to rest, helping you to sleep soundly through the night so you can wake up rested and fresh for the morning. No sleeping pills required! First things first.
Overcome Addictions and Procrastination Simultaneously Why would smart people abuse themselves by uncontrolled consumption of alcohol or illicit substances? Do they not see the harm? The answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no.
‘Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.’ ~Napoleon Hill By Leo Babauta
“Winner Take All” Three Party Model A special case of the three party model where the service provider wants to allow the requester to use an existing identity, but only accepts authentication from a defined set of providers. Participants sign an agreement with the identity provider, which also allows them to talk to one another. Examples: Apple completely controls the channel between app vendors and iPhone users, deciding which applications are available and which users are allowed to use them.
Be kind to yourself when you practice yoga. Go slowly, especially in the beginning, and listen to your body. It knows what it can do. If it says "stop," stop. Don't push it.
Ingredients 2 x 200g packs 2 tuna steaks2 teaspoons sesame oil2 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar2cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled & grated250g pack fine egg noodles, cooked & cooled20g pack fresh coriander, chopped2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted Preparation Place the tuna in a shallow dish with the sesame oil, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar & ginger. Mix well & leave to marinate for 10 minutes. Fresh Tuna with Sesame, Ginger & Coriander Noodles Recipe at Epicurious
A good and stable relationship between partners is conducive to a happy marriage, and we often don't know what the underlying cause of our conflicts is. The ability to assess the likelihood of a healthy long term relationship is one of the main challenges in dating and matchmaking. Jung Marriage Test™ addresses this challenge. The test identifies potentially successful and potentially problematic matches by comparing and analysing personality types of the partners. Personality type is defined by the three criteria introduced by Carl Jung: Extraversion - Introversion Sensing - Intuition Thinking - Feeling
PersonalityZone - Temperament and Your Career Finding Your Passion or What Makes a Job Right for You? Rationals - Finding Knowledge and Competence In this five-part series, we're examining each personality type and job fit. Rationals may have a problem with the Boomer phrase, "Finding Your Passion." Many Rationals are suspicious of strong emotion.