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How to Survive and Enjoy Dating: 10 Tips

Most people don't love the thought of dating for obvious reasons, but dating is even more challenging if you tend to be a little more shy or …

Relationships

20 Creative Date Ideas That Cost Less Than $20

The typical formula for a date—think dinner, drinks, entertainment—can add up to an expensive outing. And while staying in and watching TV is a …

Personal Finance

3 stretches to alleviate knee pain - TODAY.com

According to the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, nearly 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. And according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many U.S. adults report pain in multiple parts of the body — and nearly 20 percent struggle with knee pain.<p>One …

Exercise

How to get off the grid and live rent-free

Many people dream of living off the grid, rent-free — and a select few have turned that dream into a reality. It takes more than just a stack of …

Once You Know How to Make Brioche, All Things Are Possible | MyRecipes

If you’ve always thought you couldn’t make brioche, you were probably right. It is a bit challenging, it takes so long that your patience will be …

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

Woodworking

15 things successful people do over 3-day weekends

"Successful people recognize how important it is to take advantage of a long weekend to refuel their passions and recharge their batteries," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage."<p>They work extra hard the days leading up to the three-day weekend in …

Productivity

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Add new exercises to your fitness routine with CultFit Home Workout

With New Year’s Eve a distant memory, your resolutions for 2017 should now be well underway. To help keep up your good work, here’s Week 3 of our CultFit Home Workout. (If you missed it, it’s still not to late to start with Week 1).<p>All you need is your iPhone, plus your Apple Watch if you have one, …

G Plan diet: What is the gut based weight loss strategy dieters are raving about?

What is the G Plan Diet that weight loss advocates are raving about online?<p>The so-called ‘revolutionary’ diet plan encourages those looking to slim …

Food

Healthy Dinner Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time on Busy Evenings

In the past, your dinner situation has not been the healthiest, with a mix of high-calorie take-out, pizza delivery, and not-so-glamorous bowls of cereal. But you're ready to make a change and do more nutritious home-cooked meals. Awesome! To stick with it, planning and prepping ahead of time is …

This gut-healthy eating plan is science-backed

Whether you’re doing a dry January, committing to Whole30, or going Paleo, it would be nice to start a new eating plan knowing science was on your …

21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

Why Does Everybody Tell Me to Take Fish Oil?

Earlier this week, a new study came out that found that women who take fish oil in the last three months of pregnancy may actually lower their …

Why willpower isn't enough to keep the pounds off

You may think that fighting fat is simply a question of self-discipline — but it's largely about biology<p>Have you been dreaming about that second …

10 Best Breakfast Recipes in 2016 (According to Pinterest)

We take breakfast pretty seriously. Runny eggs; spicy sausage; warm, cinnamon-y oatmeal... with so many delicious options, there's no reason not to …

Breakfast

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

Healthy Eating

How the World Eats Christmas

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/christmas-recipes-world-tour<p>article<p>This holiday season, take inspiration with these global Christmas recipes from around …

6 vegan holiday desserts that will probably be the best thing you've ever tasted

This time of year is packed with more evocative smells than a Bath & Body Works. Cloves, gingerbread, hot chocolate… those festive flavours will put …

Here's a simple no-weights workout that could lead to real results

Sometimes it’s difficult to hit the weight room, especially when travelling. We asked Coss Marte, founder of ConBody, a trendy New York City fitness …

Exercise

21 Christmas Crock Pot Recipes To Bookmark

All I want for Christmas is food.

This smart home appliance will make it easier to grow weed at home

As cannabis use becomes normalized, the tech industry is finally starting to innovate the seed to weed growing process.<p>A venture capital-backed …

These 8 lifestyle changes will give you the lean body you always wanted

Are you completely happy with the way you lead your life? Content with the kind of fitness and food path you’ve chosen for yourself? If your answer …

Not For You, Cindy Lou! These Tasty Holiday Treats Are For Grown-Ups

The sweet aroma of cookies baking wafts through the kitchen as the kids trample in and plead, "When are they gonna be <i>ready</i>?" Smile and reply softly, "Soon. But these are for the company, dear hearts."<p>And these cookies <i>will</i> still be there when your guests arrive, because the kids will taste them and …

Dessert

16 Best Ways to Get Fit and Healthy Fast!

Everyone want's to be fit and healthy these days, yet most people fall short of accomplishing the feat due to various reasons. To make sure you …

5 Things Wives NEED From Their Partners Every. Single. Day

One of the most important aspects of marriage is understanding your spouse's needs and how to fulfill them.<p>For instance, communication is a huge need, but how often should you communicate? What should it look like? Sex is an important need, but how often should you make love?<p>Each person is …

Relationships

19 On-the-Go Vegan Breakfasts for When You’ve Hit Snooze Too Many Times

Vegan or not, everyone has their go-to vegan recipes when you’re eating healthy. But when you’re running late and have no time to make pancakes, you need to have plenty of grab-and-go vegan breakfast recipes in your arsenal. Whether you’re a donut fan or you prefer something savory like a breakfast …

Breakfast

11 Sleeping Apps to Help Insomniacs Rest Up This Holiday Season

Although we LOVE the holiday season, finding time to do everything on our Christmas to-do list can be hella stressful. From planning the Christmas dinner menu to buying (and wrapping) gifts for him and her, there’s just too much to do… and not enough time to do it. But since stress can have …

J K Rowling

Top 10 Green Home Improvement Upgrades, Plus Costs & ROI in 2017 - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

This year, homeowners are more focused on renovating their houses rather than buying new. 2017 is continuing to see a hot seller’s real estate …

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation