Health

What Happens at a Vipassana Retreat (10-Day Silent Meditation)

A Vipassana retreat is a not for the faint hearted, or for people who like to thrown in the towel too easily. It stands alone from the modern ‘mindfulness’ meditation that has seen a rise in popularity over the years in the Western world as it focuses more intensely on non-reaction, as opposed to awareness …

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5 Plant-Based, Guilt-Free, Healthy and DELICIOUS Meals to Enjoy During Corona Lockdown

During lockdown cooking is a really cool way to spend your time and learn something new and we have some super simple meals for you to give a try. This time around we are looking at plant-based meals only, we really are in it for the animals and even if you are a meat eater, …

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A Gluten-Free Brownie Recipe That Will Take You Back to Your School Days

It seems like it’s getting easier and easier to go gluten-free. Whereas once upon a time gluten was so integral to baking up the  indulgences we often crave, substitute grains and flours have saved the day. And one of the childhood favorites we never thought we’d be able to reproduce sans wheat flour was the decadent goodness of …

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Your Beach Towel Can Do Double Duty With This Workout

Time to break free from the gym routine and work on your beach body with outdoor exercises that help you get toned and tanned at the same time. Forget all the fancy equipment—all you need is a towel. It’s best to switch between cardio exercises (like running and biking), and strength and endurance exercises (like yoga) to diversify your routine and …

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The Best Places to Work Out

Working out isn’t fun for everyone, but unfortunately it’s a health must for everyone—unless you work in fitness, then you’re off the hook. After all, what’s a couple hours a week if that keeps the love handles away? The workout-phobic among us are always looking for new fitness ideas, hoping that something sticks. (That’s why …

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4 Beloved Beauty Products Passed Down Through Generations

I love products with history. There’s something so alluring about something that’s been around for decades, used by multiple generations of beautiful women and passed down as a special secret to a new crop of eager young beauty lovers as time goes on. As a beauty editor, I am constantly exposed to limited-edition, new-new-new products …

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