Summer-living


Summertime Blues: 11 Tips for Getting Back On the Health Wagon

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It's all been going so well. Lunch is dutifully packed every day. Dinner is a well-planned event and exercise has been slotted in at some point most days. *polishes halo*Then IT happens. The summer holidays. All healthy pursuits go out the window, replaced by other pursuits -- frozen margaritas, pizza, pasta, ice cream, beer and sun lounging (w

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 3)

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Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D Jay Kumar, Ph.D.Your brain craves more downtime! We all know the benefits of what a relaxing summer vacation can do to recharge our batteries. But, what if getting in more regular afternoon naps, a quick walk around the block, playing Frisbee with a friend, or a midday meditation can also help you to increase attention, boost

Travelogue of Love: Soulful Summer Edition

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Summer splendor! It's the time of year to spend more time outside than in; more time barefoot grounding on grass, in the ocean, rooting into the earth; time to soak up the abundance of luscious summer days and vibrant nights. It's time to fully step out and let in. Whether you love to unwind at the beach, relax in the mountains, explore tropical ju

Your Soul On Solstice

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On Summer Solstice, when the light is the longest, extend your soul to el sol. Plunge back into the ancient visceral knowing that the cosmos celebrates you. Relax into the soothing scent of summer skies and root into the fertile soul of the soil. Shoot your beams of bold, gold gratitude into the universe, weaving now, right now, brightly into ever-

Modern (And Often Boozy) Takes On Iced Tea

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In between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, June has its very own reason to celebrate -- it's National Iced Tea Month! Okay, so it's not exactly postage stamp material, but come summertime, iced tea is essential to keeping cool. And while steeping up a batch after batch of summery sun tea still quenches, we've rounded up a handful of cocktail a

Imbibe: Modern (And Often Boozy) Takes On Iced Tea

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In between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, June has its very own reason to celebrate -- it's National Iced Tea Month! Okay, so it's not exactly postage stamp material, but come summertime, iced tea is essential to keeping cool. And while steeping up a batch after batch of summery sun tea still quenches, we've rounded up a handful of cocktail a

Rabbi Daniel Cohen: Searching for God in Stamford

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Whether beginning the new Jewish new year or the season of fall, the change of weather evokes feeling of renewal and rejuvenation. I recently went searching for God in Stamford at the the Arts and Crafts Fair. I posed two questions: Which season is most Divine and why and what are your hopes for the new season. The answers both holy and humorous
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