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DIY Beauty Rules From Jessica Alba, Joan Smalls, Katy Perry and More

The evening beauty cheat sheet.<p>After spending countless hours being primped by teams of makeup artists and hair pros, these perennial partiers have learned a trick or two. Here, their top tips for DIY glam.<p>The Earth Mother: Miranda Kerr<p>Despite having 7 million Instagram followers, the Aussie supe …

10 Traits of a Good Lover

March 02, 2014<p>The 10 Traits of a Good Lover<p>In my new book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how to manifest your full sexual power, even if you …

10 Ways to Make Girl On Top Even Hotter

<b>2. Drop It Like a Squat</b><br>Straddle your guy in a squat-like stance to give yourself more power to control thrust angle, depth, and strength, says Ava Cadell, Ph.D., author of <i>NeuroLoveology: The Power to Mindful Love & Sex</i>.<p><b>3. Bring Reinforcements</b><br>Your vibrator is a solid choice, but you can do …

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Karl Gruber<p>November 29, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite …

Psychology

My Double Life As A High-Functioning Alcoholic (And How I Finally Found Happiness)

For most of my mid-30s and early 40s, it looked like I had it all together.<p>I had a six-figure dream job that allowed me to work from home and travel …

Alcohol

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I'm in!<p>The way you spend your first hour of waking up will make or break the rest of your day. If you find yourself shuffling about in the morning, …

The Magic of Mindfulness: Complain Less, Appreciate More, and Live a Better Life

Photo: Susan Burdick This is another special (and short) episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i><i>.</i> In this episode, I share my personal experiences, apps, …

Mindfulness

Dating Diary 10. I'm Dating A Millionaire Who Ticks All The Boxes, But...

<i>So real life tossed High50's dating columnist Louisa Whitehead-Payne an encounter with Plane Man -- minted, a mastermind, and owns his own plane. (So, Louisa, what first attracted you to the millionaire Plane Man? That he could translate old English texts, of course. Duh!). How would she get on?</i><p>We …

I asked a new date where we were heading, but he got mad

A young woman wonders if she should call it quits because a man she’s slept with three times hasn’t been in contact for two days. Mariella Frostrup tells her to relax<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>I met a guy on a dating site about a month ago and made the mistake of sleeping with him on the third date. I thought he</i> …

Relationships

Porn on demand, dating apps and nonstop Internet commerce: Technology is ruining our sex lives

Now that we watch porn on phones and swipe right for love, it’s no wonder men act like entitled customers in bed<p>A friend of mine is a cabinet maker here in New York City. A few weeks ago, he was installing cabinets in a luxury office building. He went to inspect something in one of his closets. A …

Researcher Claims Small Doses Of LSD Can Alleviate Anxiety And Depression

Anxiety and depression are serious mental health problems, both of which are severely disruptive at the best of times and incredibly dangerous to the …

What Wiping Pee on My Face Did for My Acne

As most people with persistent acne tend to say, I had tried everything.<p>On a pretty Saturday in April I woke up luxuriously late, went directly to the bathroom, wiped some fresh urine on my face, and let it sit there to dry.<p>"This is truly the best of both worlds," I told myself in the mirror. …

Skin Care

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Meditation Helped Me Survive Death Row and 19 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

Since I couldn't leave, I had to find a way to change the energy there.<p>I am a magician.<p>I don't pull rabbits out of hats, saw attractive young women in half, or wear a tuxedo. I practice magick, spelled with a "k" in order to differentiate it from slight of hand, and once upon a time I was sentenced …

Spirituality

How to Raise Your Kids So They’ll Grow Into Your Friends

Lisa and I have two married, adult daughters, Anna, 29 and Alex, 27, and we consider them and their husbands some of our closest friends.<p>But we know …

Feminist Hero Bakes Sourdough Bread Using Her Own Vaginal Yeast

But does such a recipe even exist? Yes, it does, thanks to feminist blogger Zoe Stavri, who, after getting a pretty bad yeast infection, had the inspired idea to turn her discomfort into delicious baked goods.<p>“Waking up on Saturday with the familiar itchy burny fanny, I giggled to myself, 'Maybe I …

Let's Get Our Facts Straight About Sex Addiction | Women's Health

“When you look at brain scans of people with substance addiction—who go from liking something to craving something—it doesn't look the same as a person who says they're addicted to sex,” says Kerner. Instead, he says people who identify as sex addicts have brain stimulation that similar to those …

What Your Poop Color Says About Your Health | Women's Health

Alyssa Zolna<p>Notice your poo is a hue other than brown? Don’t freak out just yet. We asked Garg about four shades of stool—and whether or not seeing them in the toilet bowl is normal.<p>If Your Poop Is…Green<p><b>It could mean:</b> You had a smoothie for lunch. Some vegetables like spinach and other leafy greens …

How to Fix Everything

The right to open up your stuff is under attack, but DIY fixers are keeping the art of repair alive.<p>It happened suddenly, like most of these stories do. My alarm went off. I kicked my leg out as I jolted awake, making solid contact with my new laptop, which was innocently lying at the foot of my …

3 Stunning DIY Centerpieces That Require Zero Effort

Melissa Michaels's DIY centerpieces are as easy as 1, 2, 3.<p>Anyone can assemble a lovely tablecloth, pretty plates and fine flatware, but what really says celebration is the centerpiece. "The best ones are inspired by what you actually have in your home," says Melissa Michaels, who writes the …

Decorations

How to Sequence LEDs to Music: A Tutorial by Freaklabs

With the Holidays upon us, why drag out those crusty, old display lights when you could create your own sequenced displays? Make your home the envy of the neighborhood. Sequenced lighting allows users to program lights to illuminate or turn off with specified timing and can be found almost …

Arduino

4 Ways to Spot a Liar in Under 5 Seconds

<b>HEAD</b><br>Your coworker shakes his noggin almost imperceptibly while telling you he didn't steal your idea and pass it off to the boss as his own. He so did.<p><b>FACE</b><br>As people fib, split seconds of truth often flash across their face before their brain can retake control. Think: Mom's fleeting grimace before …

Speaking Your Truth to Your Partner

People often believe that they are withholding their truth to spare their partner pain, but their real intent is to protect themselves from the response they fear. Speaking your truth can open the door to renewed love.<p>Mark sought my help because he was thinking of leaving his wife, Linda. He had …

New moms deserve a better approach to mental health

For too long pregnant women and new mothers have lived silently with depression and anxiety, afraid to share their struggles and seek treatment …

Scientists say this surprising trait could make men more attractive to women

One of the most intriguing pieces of research we came across was a recent small study that found women tend to be more attracted to men who are high in mindfulness, which is the ability to be fully present without judging the difficult thoughts and emotions that arise.<p>For the study, a team of …

Don’t Gift A Hoverboard This Christmas

You’ll thank us later.<p>Maybe you want a hoverboard for Christmas. Maybe your child does. Here’s a word of advice: Resist temptation. Crush dreams. Gift anything other than this year’s hottest gift: A Costco tub of candy corn, or a collection of 58 knives and swords bought off late night television, …

5 Hidden Relationship Killers

We all know about the obvious things that cause relationships to go downhill, such as cheating, lying or domestic violence. However, often these are …

The Power of Gratitude in a Life of Recovery

Giving thanks shouldn't be reserved for one day a year. When practiced on an ongoing basis, gratitude can change our lives in ways we might never have imagined -- taking us from the darkest depths into a world in which anything is possible.<p>Having been in recovery for more than a decade, I can look …

'It is like slowly falling down a black hole': men talk about their battles with depression

“Horrible, fear-filled, paranoid, self-loathing and draining. Feels like free fall and you can’t stop. Worst thing is seeing how it affects loved ones around you but you can’t stop it. It’s like a hood has been placed over my head that stops all good thoughts and feelings entering me, all I can see …

An Open Letter to My Depression: 4 Ways I Defeat You Every Day

Dear Depression,<p>I must say you have put up quite a fight. You insidiously infiltrated my life years ago completely unbeknownst to me. For years I blamed myself for the rage, despair and deep emptiness that consumed my life. But it was you all along, hiding cowardly in the shadows, vehemently …