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Is Athleisure A Bubble Ready To Burst?

Are you ready to give up your yoga pants? Yeah, didn't think so.

Elizabeth Inglese
March 9 2017

Do We Need To Debunk The Detox?

Are there poisons in your body? Is your digestive system tired? Do you need a detox, or a reality check? We talk to doctors, nutritionists, and...

Elizabeth Inglese
February 7 2017

I Spent $1.50 A Day On Food. Here's How I Did It

Nearly 1.2 billion people in this world are struggling just to eat every day. They are living on less than $1.50 a day — the cost of half of my daily...

Gabriel Kennedy
May 5 2015

What Living In India Taught Me About Food

I distinctly remember getting off the plane in Chennai, India for my first overseas position with American Jewish World Service. I was 28 years old,...

Kenden Alfond
December 25 2014

These 5 Spices Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

With my Indian background, eating spicy, flavorful food was almost mandatory. At our family dinner table, anyone who didn’t add hot peppers to pizza...

Nagina Abdullah
August 8 2014

A Woman Paid Photoshop Pros In 25 Countries To Make Her "Beautiful"

Esther Honig took a picture of herself and paid Photoshop experts around the world to make her image look beautiful. The results, captured in a slide...

June 27 2014

10 Phases Of Holiday Homecomings

So you left your hometown, wherever that is, for a reason. You moved on to bigger aspirations, brighter lights, more opportunity, or something like...

Tara Stiles
December 23 2013

Q&A With Peter Tunney: Legendary Artist Discusses Sobriety, Inspiration & Creativity

You've probably seen Peter Tunney's work but didn't know he was the brains behind it. Tunney's billboards, with inspirational phrases such as "The...

Kerry Shaw
January 22 2013

What You Need to Know About the World's Water (Infographic)

We all know the global supply of water is limited, but this informative graphic puts some amazing numbers to the situation:

October 31 2012

My 10 Biggest Fears of Switching to a Plant-Based Diet

Rational or not, I have some real fears about my upcoming switch to a plant-based diet. Starting next week, I will be cutting out animal protein,...

Michelle Alcon
September 26 2012

10 Life Lessons from Forrest Gump

Yes, Forrest Gump was one very wise man. Here are ten life lessons from the character that Tom Hanks made famous back in 1994.

Anne Jones, RMT
September 17 2012

10 Healthy Bastille Day Recipes

July 14th is “Bastille Day” in France, so in honor of our friends the Frogs, here are some recipes inspired from Gaul. French cuisine doesn’t have to...

Rebecca Leffler
July 14 2012

Yoga as a Sport & The Olympic Games

"A thought is an arrow shot at the truth; it can hit a point, but not cover the whole target. But the archer is too well satisfied with...

Marina Chetner
June 29 2012

Kumare, False Gurus, and the Power of You

An old friend of mine was recently visiting New York, and we went to see a very great movie called Kumare. If you haven't already, go see it! It's...

Michael Taylor
June 28 2012

Wildfire, Tapas, and the Pain of Transformation

If you live in the American southwest, or any other tinder-dry area of the world, you understand that there is always an unrelenting and ghostlike...

Jill Lawson
June 28 2012

5 Things Yoga Has Taught Me in My 20s

As a 20-something yoga student, instructor, and enthusiast, a recent college graduate, and soon-to-be graduate student, I can confidently say I still...

Francesca Budesheim
June 23 2012

How This Party Girl Met Yoga

It was 1977 when it all stated for me. Donna Summer and the Bee Gees ruled the airways. It was all things disco, which kept my feet happy and threw an...

Dana Flynn
June 14 2012