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14 foods you don't need to keep in the fridge

If you're talking about perisheable foods like meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, and certain kinds of produce, the FDA recommends they should never be kept at room temperature for more than two hours at room temperature, and not more than an hour above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>But when it comes to produce …

30 Products You Need to Get a Better Night's Sleep

If you haven't bought #19 yet, you're missing out.<p>If you've ever said you'd pay a million dollars for some better-quality sleep, don't worry, we have a better plan. These accessories are all intended to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.

3 Steps That Could Save Your Relationship from a Breakup

A best friend is someone you enjoy spending time with, and with whom you share your innermost thoughts, dreams and desires. It’s even better when BFF is your boo. But even the best of love connections can turn sour when tempers flare and tiffs turn into tirades. If you’re feeling like you’re slowly …

These 2 Marijuana Studies Raise Potentially Alarming New Findings

Image source: Pixabay.<p>At the moment, the expansion of marijuana throughout the United States looks almost unstoppable.<p><b>Marijuana's rapid expansion</b> Since 1996, 23 states have approved the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, opening up new pathways of treatment options for patients with chronic …

How To Get Fit In 3 Easy Steps For Beginners

If you've never attempted to get fit before it can be a real challenge to know where to start. With so many products all over the internet, it can be …

#Recipe : One Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff

Recipes<p><b>Here’s what you will need:</b><p>2 Tbsp. of olive oil<br>• 2 cups of mushrooms<br>• 1/2 cup of onions<br>• 2 cloves of garlic, minced<br>• 1 lb of ground beef<br>• 2 tsp of …

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Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Gooey Desserts

These spectacular desserts include molten chocolate cake, double-chocolate peanut butter pie and gooey walnut brownies.

10 Things You're Not Doing with Coconut Oil, But Should

Build a Better Meal<p>Not only does it rally as an all-in-one beauty, health, and household MVP, but coconut oil is good enough to eat—literally. Dawn …

Skin Care

Here's Exactly How to Make Tate's Chocolate Chip Cookies at Home

Skip the store—this recipe's even better.<p>Crispy, thin chocolate chip cookies are the underdog of the cookie world. It's easy to find people who love chewy and gooey treats, but crunchy ones immediately make you think of scorched cookies some frenzied baker agonizingly scraped off a baking sheet …

Make These Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches for an Easy Start to the Workday

We’ve long loved the idea of pre-making things like breakfast sandwiches, delicious wraps, and burritos and keeping them in the freezer until the …

Breakfast

The Quote That Gave Me The Courage To Leave My Marriage

Change is hard, but not as hard as staying in marriage that's no longer healthy.<p><i>When we first launched HuffPost Divorce in 2010, we featured a series called "Divorce Aphorisms of the Day."</i><p><i>The series -- just like the section itself -- was the brainchild of the late Nora Ephron, a woman whose wit and</i> …

The 6 Worst Workouts At the Gym

<i>By Bill Bradley for GQ.</i><p>Everyone likes to preach about the best workouts. (How much can you squat, bro?) But part of a good workout is also understanding what constitutes the worst things at the gym--from ineffective to a straight-up injury risk--and what to steer clear of. In an effort to help you …

Workouts

Be Happier: 9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

Happiness

Women On Instagram Are Showing How Easy It Is To Be Deceived With ’30 Second Before And After’ Photos

It doesn’t matter how many fitness apps you download, or Starbucks sugar-coffees you don’t drink, or healthy foods you eat — sometimes you’re going to feel bad about you’re body. Particularly after a spin around Instagram. It’s one thing for Dwayne Johnson to look like, well, The Rock, but then you …

The Rise of Work-Doping

The drug modafinil was recently found to enhance cognition in healthy people. Should you take it to get a raise?<p>If you could take a pill that will make you better at your job, with few or no negative consequences, would you do it?<p>In a meta-analysis recently published in <i>European</i> …

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17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

How About a Love Relationship that Will Transform You?

There is a special time in your life when you will be transformed by a very personal and close relationship with another person. If you're single, it could when you meet the soul mate, who becomes the love of your life. This person's presence in your life changes it forever. If you're already in a …

13 Things You Should Know About Burning Calories When You Work Out

Science-approved ways to actually increase your calorie burn regardless of your fitness level.

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?

Love, Sex and Mindfulness

I lead a workshop called Love, Sex and Mindfulness. As a life coach and mindfulness meditation teacher, my work is primarily about helping people be in the present, and put their focus and awareness on what they're feeling and experiencing in the "now," which means in real time, the very moment …

The Science of a Happy Love Life: It's A Lot Simpler Than We're Led to Believe

We often imagine the English as reserved stonewallers, even more emotionally constricted than we Americans are. But Susan Johnson, the daughter of …

Psychology

9 Struggles Only Women in a Healthy Relationship Understand

<b>1. Gaining the happy pounds</b>So you finally got the guy who’s perfect for you and you keep going out on dates or staying in eating junk food. Your only …

9 Things You Do When You're in a New Relationship

Being in love is great–it makes you happy and inspired. But when you’re in a new relationship, you also tend to do a lot of funny and crazy things. …

Relationships

Intimacy, Sex, and Romantic Love After Addiction

• shares<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>Kevin Griffin discusses his own evolution and growth into truly happy …

Men Vs. Women: Who Brings More Debt to Relationships?

Photo (cc) by niseag03<p>More than one in three adults in the U.S. — 35 percent — bring credit card debt into relationships such as marriage, civil …