9 Surprising Benefits Of Meditation

  1. Reunites You with Your Car Keys Memory-training exercises? Sure — or you could meditate/visualize/yoga your way to improved cognition, according to a small study of older adults. 2. Turns Your Frown Upside Down Meditation curbs activity in the brain’s amygdala, which helps govern anxiety, stress, and anger. Translation? You’re less likely to wig…

Balsamic Glazed Chicken

This sweet, tangy chicken is the perfect weeknight dinner. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp. honey 1 1/2 tbsp. whole-grain mustard 3 cloves garlic, minced kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 2 c. baby red potatoes, halved (quartered if large)…

20 Ways To Get In On The Cauliflower Trend

As soon as the world figured out that cauliflower can make a fairly adequate replacement for gluten-laden pizza dough, all hell broke loose. Cauliflower is enjoying a renaissance these days. And pizza isn’t the only thing cauliflower can stand in for. Rice, tater tots and even cheese are all getting a veggie-loaded makeover with cauliflower. Since cauliflower…

4 Ways To Improve Your Mood Instantly

  Happiness is one of the most talked-about emotions – behavioral scientists study it relentlessly, meditation experts teach several techniques and social psychologists comes up with various explanations for how our brain tricks itself into believing various things. And of course, there are countless books on the subject. Yet, being happy is one of the…