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32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

3 Alternatives to Carbs That Are So Much Healthier (but Taste Just as Good)

Finding alternatives to carbs that are as delicious as they are healthy is a tricky task. But we're here to help by providing you with three great …

How To Tell A New Partner You Have A Mental Illness

"Strike while the iron is cold," one expert advises.<p>I cried in his arms our first night together. <i>I’m not good</i>, I kept repeating, tears falling into my ears as he caressed my face. I knew what love required, and I knew that, time and again, I’d failed at giving it because of the ways my anxiety …

Mental Health

7 Relationship Podcasts That Can Help You Get Over Anything

If you haven’t jumped on the podcast bandwagon, you're missing out on one of the most compelling mediums out there. From bingeable mysteries that keep you guessing (like <i>S-Town</i>) to comedy (<i>Guys We’ve F*****d</i>) and sex advice (<i>Sex With Emily,</i> with <i>Glamour</i> contributor Emily Morse), there are probably …

When You Grow Up In A Dysfunctional Family

Roles Within Dysfunctional Families<p>A <i>dysfunctional family</i> is one in which the relationships between the parents and children are strained and …

11 New Books Worth Reading in May

You know what I love about the Spring and Summer seasons? It's suddenly socially appropriate to break out the chick lit (a term I use endearingly). Fall and Winter are for heavy books; when I head to the admittedly shady part of the beach, I like to bring a fun, easy novel with me. Maybe I got it …

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this May

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this April, we suggest checking out Amazon's …

Books

Sweet Potatoes Four Ways

It's a sweet potato party!

Sweet Potatoes

Dreaming of the expat life? Here's a cost-of-living calculator that can help make it happen

Dreaming about living in another country is easy, but creating a budget to make it happen is hard. Here's help.<p><b>Name:</b> theearthawaits.com<p><b>What it does</b>: The Earth Awaits website helps you get a financial picture for what the amount of money it would take to live abroad. Indicate your monthly budget, …

São Paulo

Time to Rethink Tokyo: Finding Nature in the City

Most visitors to Tokyo are drawn by its relentless urbanity—the flashing billboards of Shinjuku and Shibuya, the fashion-forward street style of Harajuku, the automation of everything.<p>And so, when I recently stepped off the metro—on a regular, within-the-city fare—I turned to my guide in disbelief: …

Japan

Satisfy Chocolate Cravings With These 27 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

You are well aware that a chocolate frosted doughnut is probably not the healthiest way to start your day, but you still want chocolate! So try one of these healthy chocolate breakfast recipes to satisfy your cravings. They're low in calories and full of fiber, protein, and yummy, fudgy flavor!

From yakitori to tonkatsu, there's more to Japanese cuisine than sushi, sashimi

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says Japanese food? Sushi? No doubt it's one of the most famous dishes of the cuisine …

Japan

How to Stay On Top Of Your Fitness Resolution (When You Already Want To Quit)

If your resolution this year was to workout and stick with it, then kudos to you! Trying to lead a healthier lifestyle is a wonderful idea, never a …

Dining Rooms

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Comfort Food

How To Prepare for Starting a Ketogenic Diet and an EASY Transition

<b>Some simple steps before starting a ketogenic diet can improve your chances of a success and make your transition a breeze.</b><p>Clean Out The Pantry And …

9 Common Mistakes People Make on a Ketogenic Diet That You Can Avoid

1. Not Getting Enough Essential Electrolytes<p>When we eliminate carbohydrates from our diet, our body stops holding onto essential electrolytes and …

Hydroponic Gardening: How to Easily Grow Plants In Water

We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own …

Plants

10 Overlooked Books of 2016: From The Red Car to Future Sex

2016 was a year of unexpected loss and stark realities. In the morass of the recent election, words morphed to serve the expedient needs of its speakers. It became unclear how to separate fact from fiction in this “post-truth” age.<p>Last year, nonfiction stepped forward to speak for those without a …

Books

Can exercising on an empty stomach help you lose weight?

<b>Question</b><p><i>I exercise first thing in the morning, usually a 45- to 60-minute run or stationary cycle. Is it best to eat before, or after, I work out? I am trying to lose weight.</i><p><b>Answer</b><p>It's a much debated question: Should you work out on an empty or (partially) full stomach? The answer, I'm afraid, …

17 Travel Skills Every Twentysomething Should Know

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Frequent-flyer Programs

The Real Problem With Being Child-Free and Unmarried In Your Mid-30s

It was a glorious day. In fact, it was so glorious that I couldn't help but wonder whether I'd accidentally gate-crashed a film set. The warm spring sun was shining, the flower arrangements were delicately fitting. And my friend simply looked stunning. In her wedding gown. She seemed so happy. And …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Please Be Strong Enough To Leave

This is who you are: <i>You are a person who loves.</i><p>A person with eyes that see the good in the world, hands that bless others, a smile that brightens …