In recent years, sound healing experiences have grown in popularity — but it’s been around for centuries. Simply put, sound healing is the act of using vibrations to relax your mind and body. We did some research and compiled a list of all the things you need to know about sound healing. According to sound healers and dedicated practitioners, the vibrations in a therapy session can help reduce anxiety and insomnia, promote healthy blood pressure, reduce your respiratory rate and improve blood circulation. Tap through for more healing benefits. [Swirled]
Life Hack Of The Day: Reusable Tote Edition
We love — and strongly encourage — using reusable totes for shopping. But to keep yourself green and healthy, don’t forget to wash the totes. A weekly spin in the washing machine and dryer will kill off any lingering germs that may accumulate. Take it one step further and have separate bags for meats, produce, etc. [FoodSafety.gov]
Maca powder is a superfood that sparks your energy and keeps stress in check. The earthy, nutty flavor is easy to incorporate into your routine — whip up a chocolate maca smoothie for an on-the-go energizing boost. [Swirled]
Career + Finance + Tech
Don’t underestimate the importance of asking questions during an interview — it’s a great way to distinguish yourself from other candidates. Questions to ask your potential employer that will make you more appealing for the role may include: What does success look like for this role one year from now? or What’s your vision for the company in five years?. Read on for more questions. [Swirled]
Noom: The health program app uses mobile technology to help you learn how to navigate your environment, challenge your thoughts, master your triggers and overcome the barriers that are keeping you from your healthiest life. Lose weight the right way with Noom.
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Food + Drink
Searing is all about building up the flavor and it is a key step when you’re cooking protein. To sear like a pro remember to work with a hot pan, use simple seasoning — Kosher salt and black pepper — for the best flavor, don’t crowd the pan or move the meat before it’s ready (it will tell you). Read on for more ways to achieve the perfect sear. [Swirled]
Recipe Of The Day: Disneyland turns 64 today, so celebrate with a treat that’s almost as iconic at the park itself — Dole Whip. This recipe combines frozen pineapple, coconut milk, a little sugar, lemon and lime juices and a pinch of salt. Blend all the ingredients until smooth and serve immediately or freeze for 20 minutes for a firmer texture. [Homemade Hooplah]
A quick tip from yours truly: Serve in a pretty glass (umbrella optional) and dream you’re on vaca.
Do you have a kitchen tip to share? Let us know: [email protected].
In support of Arctic Sea Ice Day and Polar Bears International, Canada Goose is offering fans of the brand a chance to travel to Churchill, Manitoba. They’re allowing you to experience the magic of the Arctic, polar bears and the importance of sea ice preservation first-hand. Arctic Sea Ice Day was created to call attention to the effects of sea ice loss in the Arctic and how the trend can be reversed. Tap through to sign up and learn more. [Swirled]
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