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Your Name May Literally Change Your Physical Appearance

We know that our names may influence just about every avenue of our lives—where we live, the school courses we enroll in, the grades we achieve, the …

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

Sculpture

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

Creative director Demna Gvasalia leads the move to “cool and elegant”, while Céline champions architectural minimalism<p>“I want it to look cool and I want it to look elegant. Those are the most important qualities,” said designer Demna Gvasalia, talking about his new collection for Balenciaga, but he …

Fashion Week

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017 | Inc.com

Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique--that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more …

The 3 Most Controversial Tips On Personal Productivity

When it comes to being productive and getting things done, there are many things you can do. Here are 3 most controversial tips that will open your …

8 Tinted Moisturizers That'll Help You Scam the No-Makeup Makeup Look

You got this.<p>There are two types of makeup-wearing women in the world: the kind who want a full-on, Instagram-ready face beat and the kind who want to look like they're not wearing a scrap of foundation (but totally are). If you're Team 2, a tinted moisturizer is essential. It'll not only give you …

Skin Care

Call and Ask to Have the Interest Rate Reduced On Your Credit Cards

Late fees can eat into your debt repayment plan, but having a high interest rate is even worse. Yet, most of us are more likely to call and ask to …

Why Everyone's Obsessing Over This New Magical Purple Primer

No more bad face days.<p>Over the past year, color-changing (all hail, green blush) and color-correcting innovations have been shaking up the beauty aisles. A new launch that teams both of these phenomenons together is Becca's new First Light Priming Filter, which just happens to be a dawn-inspired …

10 Ways entrepreneurs can defeat depression

Share45<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+11<p>Shares 87<p>In many ways entrepreneurs have it rough compared with people who choose to work for a company as an employee. …

If you’re taking your photography more seriously, and would like to upgrade from camera or phone, here are six top models with connectivity<p><b>with a M.Zuiko Digital 14‑42mm 1:3.5‑5.6 II R lens; 16MP; 503g; £549</b>

Cameras

Books to Get You Writing

Is 2017 finally going to be the year when you start that novel, finish your memoir, or journal with more regularity? When I started writing …

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

28 Secrets For Shopping Online That Will Blow Your Mind

All the tips and tricks you need to get the best deals during your next online shopping spree.

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps

11 people reveal the one sign that told them they were dating the wrong person

During our search for love, we sometimes find ourselves dating the wrong person (or many, many wrong people) because as the saying goes, you’ve got …

Relationships

What Nobody Tells You About Self-Care

Self-care includes a lot of adult-ing, and activities you want to put off indefinitely.<p><i>Written by</i> Mawiyah Patten<p>In social work, “self-care” is one of those terms that is so overused, it has ceased to mean anything. Typically when self-care is referenced, the speaker is referring to activities and …

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

6 Behaviors to Boost Self-confidence and Improve Your Relationships With Other People

Do you want to become more popular and improve your relationship with people in your social or business circle? You can build your self-confidence by …

The Best No-Makeup Makeup Products for a Natural Look

8 Things to Keep in Mind if You Want to Lose Weight This Year

First things first: Whether you do or don't want to lose weight is totally personal; if you want to, great, but if you don't, that is perfectly fine …

What to Read in 2018: 23 Books for Entrepreneurs, Written by Women

Thankfully, the year-end regret that you binged more Netflix than books is closely followed by another chance to do it right. Another stab at being a …

The simple mistake people make when they try to eat healthy

Forget the nutrition facts label, the ingredients list and the say-so of experts: A new study finds that shoppers think a food is healthy only when it costs them more.<p>The study, forthcoming in the Journal of Consumer Research, is the latest evidence that your brain may work against you when it …

Ann Arbor

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Psychology

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever | Inc.com

It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest task, or the one you'll enjoy the most. It's not even the task that's most pressing.<p>…

Time Management