Author: Molly Livingston

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A Failsafe Guide to Meditation For Beginners

Bruce Lee summed up meditation best: “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water.” Of course, unless you’re a lowkey martial arts master, that’s easier said than done. But meditating isn’t as intimidating as it seems. Even if you’ve never meditated, don’t stress. We’re giving you the what, who, […]

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How to Fold a Fitted Sheet in 5 Easy Steps

Too frustrated to fold? Don’t throw in the towel…er sheet…yet. Keeping your bedding clean is an absolute must, with folding being one step closer to cleanliness. Not only does folding reduce clutter, but it also reduces unwanted wrinkles. Follow our step-by-step guide so you can sleep on smooth sheets every […]

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Sound Asleep: Here Be Monsters Podcast [Interview]

What started off as one man’s journey to face his fears has turned into a six-season podcast with a cult following. From extreme narcolepsy to flesh-eating beetles, Jeff Emtman’s podcast, Here Be Monsters, sheds light on dark, creepy, and taboo topics. Part reportage, part confession, and part raw emotion, he seeks […]

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The Sleep Apothecary: Passionflower + Anxiety

When Spanish missionaries discovered passionflower in the 16th Century, they believed the plant looked remarkably similar to the Passion of Christ. Turns out, the missionaries stumbled upon a very good omen. Passiflora incarnate (or passionflower) is the species of the genus most associated with therapeutic benefits. Long before Europeans came to […]

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Napping at Work: America’s Newest Wellness Trend

Napping isn’t just for toddlers anymore. From Spain’s siestas to Italy’s riposo, people have been taking mid-day naps for centuries. And slowly but surely, the U.S. is catching on. Just in the last few years, napping at work has become an integral part of company culture. Google, Uber, and Zappos have […]


How Dreams Affect You in Real Life

Vincent Van Gogh may have been onto something when he said, “I dream of painting and then I paint my dreams.” Throughout history, dreams have fascinated scientists, psychologists, and artists alike. And over time, studies have contradictorily concluded that dreams mean nothing, mean everything, hold literal significance, or are just […]

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In Bed With Sci-Fi Author Pierce Brown

Sleep is Pierce Brown’s muse. Boasting a New York Times bestselling trilogy, he thrives in dreaming up dystopian, sci-fi creations from his bed. With a fourth book and a movie in the works, Brown keeps busy writing and creating. But at night, he finds solace in his bedtime rituals. We […]