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My Neck Injury Was the Self-Care Wake-Up Call I Didn't Know I Needed

I realized how lucky I was that my poor training practices didn't do more damage.

I Tried Planking for 5 Minutes Every Day for a Month

One writer (and runner) tried, and learned it's not as easy as it might seem.

5 Ways Positive Thinking Can Boost Your Health

Changing your mindset can actually help your health. Here's how to start thinking positively.

I Walked 1,600 Miles After I Was Given Three Months to Live

Edie Littlefield Sundby became the first person to walk the full length of El Camino Real trail in the last 250 years.

How to Practice Mindfulness with Tea

And lets you get your hygge on at the same time.

Do You Have the Procrastination Gene?

Procrastinator? Blame your parents.

Why It's Important to Schedule More Downtime for Your Brain

Your body isn't the only thing that needs a rest day

9 Stress Relief Tips for Busy People Who Don't Have Time to Meditate

For those of us who don't have extra free time to meditate.

I Spent the Last Month Trying to Become a Morning Person

We challenged Katie Dunlop, better known as @lovesweatfitness, to accomplish just that. See how she did.

How to Meditate with Mala Beads for a More Mindful Practice

Because that gorgeous mala isn't only for elevating your outfits.

All the Ways a Worry Journal Could Make Your Life Better

This genius pen and paper trick could solve a lot of your daily struggles.

How to Meditate for an Open Heart

Whether your bae is a human, your pet, or pizza.

This Iskra Lawrence TED Talk Will Change the Way You Look at Your Body

Steal these secrets from her TEDx talk on self-love and body image.

6 Reasons Being an Introvert Improves Your Workout Game

It's okay if you'd rather drop a dumbbell on your foot than spend an hour in Zumba class.

Why You Should Try Going to the Movies Alone

Besides all the sobbing you'll do when you see Moonlight

What It's Like to Be Blindfolded During Yoga

OK, so the entire flow isn't in the dark, we promise.