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3 Damaging Habits That Get in the Way of Success

It's human to slip up in your continuous efforts to be more positive, confident, compassionate, productive, approachable… the list goes on. But when …

This Fog Blanket Over San Francisco Looks Completely Otherworldly

Whoa.<p>San Francisco is notoriously foggy. Ever heard the joke, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco?” Well, it’s not entirely unfounded.<p>When moisture from the Pacific Ocean interacts with the cool prevailing current along California’s coast, fog forms over San Francisco. …

5 Makeup Tricks to Make Your Eyes Look Bigger

Expert tips for a wide-awake look.<p>There <i>is</i> some science to the appeal of Disney-princess size eyes: We associate them with youth since babies are born with a set that's close to how large they'll be in adulthood. Fair, but we typically find ourselves wishing for a wide-eyed look due to the way it …

The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you.<p>There is something enticingᅡᅠabout the idea of an island getaway. Though …

Palawan

7 Reasons to Visit the Philippines

The Philippines is a beautiful mass of contradictions. Crowded, dirty cities juxtapose pristine lagoons and empty beaches. Beautiful Catholic churches overlook controversial 'love hotels.' Vacationers in Boracay lounge in the sun while villages in the northeast islands are washed away by typhoons. …

Palawan

Are 30-Minute Fitness Classes Enough to Help You Lose Weight?

Celebs swear by them, but are they really for us regular humans?<p>The 30-minute workout is gaining serious popularity. The indoor cycling chain FlyWheel, kickboxing gym 9Round, and luxe fitness center Equinox are just a few gyms getting in on the quick and dirty action.<p>While getting more done in less …

Weight Loss

10 Simple Ways How You Can Create Trendsetting Home Decor

Creating home decor that is ahead of the trends isn’t that easy but it’s not only a matter of guesswork too. In the beginning of every year we hear a …

Home Decorating

‘Edge Of Tomorrow 2’ Is Back On With The Original Director And New Writers

The 2014 high-concept action/sci-fi hybrid <i>Edge Of Tomorrow</i> has had a longer, more twisty road to sequelhood than most films. Warner Bros. didn’t rush to sign stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt or director Doug Liman for a follow-up project right out of the gate, due mostly to the fact that the …

10 Easy Pieces: The New Nordic Sofa

A lineup of notable sofas from the successors of Scandi designers such as Børge Mogensen, Carl Hansen, Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, and Bruno Mathsson. …

Furniture

HP Claims Innovation Over Apple With 'World's Thinnest Laptop'

Amid rumors that Apple is working on ultra-thin 13 and 15-inch "MacBooks", HP yesterday announced the "world's thinnest laptop" in the form of the Core-i powered 13.3-inch Spectre, with a design that the company said offered proof that it is driving innovation faster than Apple.<p>Created with a focus …

MacBook Air

My Weight Loss Obsession Spiraled Out of Control When I Became a Mom

"There was nothing healthy about what I was doing as a new mom, but I was continuously praised for how beautiful I looked."<p>"You're going for another run? That's your <i>second</i> run today," my freshman roommate asked with obvious concern.<p>"I'm training for another race," "I need some fresh air," or "I'm …

You Won't Believe the Secret to 2016's New, Natural-Looking Ombré

Ombré hair is going to stay strong this year. How do we know? Because Kim Kardashian just got ombré hair again. However you feel about Kim K. being an indicator of trends, she's not the only celeb still rocking the ombré look (just check out the gorgeous Jamie Chung). And thanks to Instagram, we've …

The Ultimate Guide to Prepping Your Legs for Spring

Believe it or not, Spring is on its way. And while the mere thought of breaking out new suede miniskirts and denim midi lengths in the coming weeks is enough to inspire fits of glee, legs may not be as eager for their grand debut—after all, it's been a beat since they've seen the light of day. …

Skin Care

10 Complexion-Perfecting BB Creams That Are Also Sunscreen

The official dawn of spring may be a couple weeks away, but we are already feeling the sunny season’s effects. With the reintroduction of real daylight to our sun-starved skin comes the need for a revamped collection of BB creams armed with a high dosage of SPF, allowing us to hide any remaining …

Skin Care

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

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<i>Written by Janet Renee, MS, RD; Updated May 24, 2018</i><p>Water serves as the primary component of the fluids that circulate in your body. Depending on your age and muscle mass, water makes up anywhere from 45 to 75 percent of your body weight. Your body possesses two main fluid compartments: …

The Weird Way Taking a Shower Could Make You More Creative

You're mindlessly shaving your legs when it comes to you: the next Emmy-winning drama. Divine intervention? Nope.<p>The water in your shower is actually affecting the way you think. "The warm water of a shower dulls your external senses and directs your attention to your internal thoughts," says …

Pumps, Flats, Booties: The Shoe Styles Women Should Own by Age 30

We, being fashion lovers, believe deeply in the power of our clothing to lift our spirits, make us feel a little bit stronger, and—yes—aid in our journey through adulthood, one birthday at a time. With that, there are certain wardrobe essentials every woman should own by the age of 30.<p>One of our …

7 Winter Dry-Skin Mistakes You're Probably Still Making

After reading (and, in my case, writing) a couple bajillion winter skin-care stories, it's easy to think we all have a pretty solid grasp on the best ways to combat seasonal dryness, flakiness, scaliness, and general annoyingness. I know to slather on moisturizer straight out of the shower, swap to …

10 incredible rail journeys you've probably never heard of

3. Clermont Ferrand-Neussargues-Béziers, France

The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

Where to go on holiday in 2016

Photograph: Philippe Caumes<p>‘Guggenheim of wine’ … La Cité du Vin Museum.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/e31d56da9ee96fc73d0332774aafe11a165431c3/559_348_3357_2013/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Collins …