Lifestyle

The Massive Fitness Trend That’s Not Actually Healthy at All

The world can be a crazy place, we all know that. And giving in to the fear that is endlessly manufactured by the media is a constant temptation on the path to fitness greatness. It’s also true that sometimes sh!t gets real, and we need to be prepared to adapt instantly. Why? Because… Life Is a Battle! But (and…

These 9 Quinoa Bakes Are a Cheese-Lover’s Dream Come True

Quinoa… so hot right now. But what exactly should you do with it? Sure, it makes an amazing breakfast (just add chocolate) and is any salad’s nutty-flavored buddy, but there has to be more to this super grain than standing in for oats and being a vegetarian’s protein-packed sidekick. That’s where quinoa bakes come in….

9 Festive Champagne Cocktails That Won’t Give You a Nasty Hangover

Whether celebrating the New Year, a new job, or catching up with friends (new and old), champagne just makes everything feel more like a special occassion. And while the bubbly booze tastes great solo (dare we say, even in a Solo cup), small additions can transform the drink into something truly unforgettable. Instead of traditional mimosas,…

40 Things You Need to Stop Worrying About

We’ve all got things that send us on an anxiety tailspin. But freak out no more. While worryingcan be beneficialin some instances, certain fears just aren’t worth the headache. We’ve got 40 things to stop worrying about right now, and tips for how to keep them in check. Money 1. Bouncing a Check We know…

Cooking for Two: 34 Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours

Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your…

The Triumph of Joy

“Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:6) The word on the street that Sunday in the Holy City was almost too good to be true. This was so unexpected, so stupendous, such a dramatic…

What You Never Knew About Caffeine Consumption (Until Now)

What You Never Knew About Caffeine Consumption (Until Now) 06/18/2014 – 8:00am by Casey Thaler I have had a love/hate relationship with caffeine for the better part of the last seven years—a short time frame, no doubt, compared to the more devoted coffee drinkers among us. But in that time I’ve learned quite a bit…

33 Low-Sugar Recipes That Are Totally Sweet!

America’s love of sugar has gotten a little out of control—we’ve gone from adding it to sweet things like pies, fudge, and muffins to having it listed as one of the first ingredients in everything from canned soup to crackers to breakfast sandwiches. But as more research reveals the not-so-sweet side effects of too much…