Amanda Garcia

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9 Best Fall Polenta Recipes

Creamy, cheesy polenta is easy to make and fantastic blank canvas for roasted fall vegetables. Here, nine best polenta recipes to make this …

This Sunken Chocolate Soufflé Cake Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner Party

Summer's heat has begun to diminish, and that means fall baking season approaches. Looking for a dessert for your next dinner party? Baker Claire Ptak of London's Violet cakeshop shares the perfect recipe from her new book, <i>The Violet Bakery Cookbook</i>: A sunken chocolate soufflé cake that is simple …

How To Disguise Tired-Looking Eyes

Kay Montano's under-eye concealer trick that eradicates signs of tiredness in seconds.<p>Sometimes a top make-up artist shows me a trick that genuinely illustrates why the world's most-photographed celebrities demand their services for all big events.<p>Such was the case at the launch of Chanel's new …

Makeup

Char"cute"rie

The fastest personal pizza just got cuter. Start with a split-open English muffin. Toast it for a proper crispy crust, spoon on tomato sauce and …

How Not To Die Full Of Regrets | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you ask anyone what they want in life, chances are they will tell you one of the following things:<p>More money<br>• Peace/happiness<br>• Better physical and …

Motivation

6 Mistakes We Make When Depressed or Having a Panic Attack

<b>“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” ~James Allen</b><p>When I was eighteen I went …

What Really Creates Emotional Intimacy

<i>We often experience emotional intimacy and deep connection at the very beginning of relationships, before the conflicts start. Can we maintain that wonderful intimacy in a long-term relationship?</i><p>Think back to a time when you felt really close and connected with your partner -- a time when you felt …

NO MAS - "City Of Champions" Collection

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Based all things that made New York City great, NO MAS honors the “City That Never Weeps” with the “City Of Champions” …

15 Scary Things You Didn’t Know About The Yakuza

1. The Yakuza “employ” more than 100,000 people, effectively making them the largest criminal organization in the world.<p>2. The name Yakuza comes from …

4 Ugly Truths About Dating That We Shouldn’t Tolerate Anymore

<i>Dating right now is sometimes the most fun thing ever. It’s a multimedia circus of exciting options, and nervous butterflies at the sound of a phone</i> …

12 Things Spaniards Get Right That Americans Get Wrong

After studying abroad in Madrid, I learned a thing or two about Spanish culture. One of the best parts of my trip was meeting locals and realizing …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Happiness: Three Things You Probably Didn't Know

<i>"Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."</i> -- William Shakespeare<p>Today's message is especially dedicated to the great Arianna Huffington in New York, New York for inspiring me to write for The Huffington Post.<p>I am most known for my work with athletes, but to me, it is not about …

Didn't Get What You Want? How to See the Good in 10 Minutes

In our new book, <i>The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet</i>, we're all about learning to love yourself and treat yourself healthy, inside and out -- no matter what you may have done in the past when it comes to nutrition, fitness or (really) anything. A key part of being truly healthy is to realize, and …

An 11-Minute Breathing Exercise For Stronger Abs & A Clearer Mind

After having my first baby, I noticed that my abdomen still looked like I was pregnant or like I had eaten a bit too many muffins.<p>Fast-forward six …

18 Things to Eat, Buy, and Do in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is on its way to being a bonafide food destination. Learn about the people who are taking risks and defying stereotypes.<p>Quick—name an idyllic Caribbean island with mouthwatering cuisine. Jamaica? Sure. Cuba? Of course. Puerto Rico? [Silence]<p>Okay, so the U.S. commonwealth probably isn’t …

15 Important Truths That Will Change How You Think About Introverts

Introverts can be difficult to know – because we often require a little more work that the average bear. We take time to build real relationships, …

5 Essential Life Lessons

Everyday experiences come with many lessons to be learned. No matter who you are or where you are from, there are things we will all go through. Here are five fundamentals that life teaches all of us.<p><b>1. Everything is energy.</b><p>Everyone knows the feeling of entering a room where people are at odds with …