March 2013: Play it Cool

March 2013: Play it Cool

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Fire Hazards

The Environmental Working Group highlights products that contain toxic chemical flame…continued

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Daydream Believers

How performing undemanding tasks can kick-start your creativity.…continued

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How Junk Food Inflames Us

Researchers show that eating processed junk food regularly is the highest cause of tissue…continued

Big Ideas


The Happiness Hypothesis

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt filters time-tested philosophy about happiness through…continued

Thoughts From the Founding Editor

From Tibet, With Love

Editor in chief Pilar Gerasimo shares insights from her life-changing trip to a Tibetan…continued

Honestly, Dara


Nuke at Your Own Risk

Food writer Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl on whether it’s wrong to cringe every time a…continued

Expert Answers


Expert Answers on Resistance Training and Flexibility, Drinking and Working Out, and More

Jen Sinkler, fitness editor, asks the experts if resistance training causes inflexibility,…continued

Letter From the Founder-Perspective

Rebalancing Act

Take a hard-eyed look at all the commitments you've already made, and you may start to…continued



Probiotics at Work

Your guide to making the most of your body’s beneficial bugs — for gut health,…continued



Intuitive Training for Fitness

Want better workout results in less time? Start taking direction from your body. It knows…continued

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A Running Revolution

Researchers find that a new interval-training program improves performance and health in…continued




Getting Past Toxic Gossip

Getting Past Toxic Gossip

Gossip can be compelling, juicy, almost irresistible. But it can also be hurtful. Here’s…continued


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Behind the Scenes With Ricky Rubio (Video)

Go behind the scenes at the March cover shoot with NBA point guard Ricky Rubio.…continued

Head Out


The Strength to Sit Still: A Meditation Retreat

Fitness buff Jen Sinkler tests her limits — at a mountaintop meditation retreat for…continued

How I'm Doing It


A Life or Death Injury: Nicole Marquez’s Success Story

After a devastating accident left her paralyzed, dancer Nicole Marquez channeled her…continued

On the Cover


Playing it Cool: Ricky Rubio

A career-threatening injury taught NBA star Ricky Rubio to slow down, stay cool and have…continued



Getting Things Done: “Process”

Learn from productivity expert David Allen how to organize your to-do lists based on what…continued


the healing power of sleep

The Healing Power of Sleep

New science shows that sleep is essential to our mental and physical health — and most…continued


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Confident Cook: Preserving Lemons (Video)

That Food Girl Betsy Nelson shows senior editor Jamie Martin how to preserve lemons.…continued

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