March 2013: Play it Cool

March 2013: Play it Cool

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

Big Ideas

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The Happiness Hypothesis

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

Honestly, Dara

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Nuke at Your Own Risk

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

Expert Answers

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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

Nutrients

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Probiotics at Work

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

Features

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Intuitive Training for Fitness

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

Meditations

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Renewal

Getting Past Toxic Gossip

Getting Past Toxic Gossip

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

Video

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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

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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

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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

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Playing it Cool: Ricky Rubio

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

Balance

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Getting Things Done: “Process”

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

Features

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The Healing Power of Sleep

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

Video

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Confident Cook: Preserving Lemons (Video)

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

Confident Cook

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Hero Foods

Chef and author Seamus Mullen talks about how “hero foods” saved his life — and…continued

Features

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Take a Break

Random moments of “unproductive” time don’t just make you healthier, happier and…continued

Video

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The One-Sided Strength Workout (Video)

Challenge your strength with one-sided exercises that provide whole-body benefits.…continued

The Workout

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Taking Sides: The One-Sided Strength Workout

Gym-goers often gravitate toward two-legged and two-armed movements. But intentionally…continued