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These 10 Fruits and Veggies Are Linked to Better Mental Health—Especially If You Eat Them Raw

A new study finds that eating produce in its natural form may boost mood and reduce depressive symptoms.<p>Raw fruits and vegetables may be better for …

Mental Health

Bold and dramatic or soft and elegant? Two stunning powder rooms and how to get the look

It's often overlooked, and usually in need of a little TLC, but the powder room is the perfect place to add a little glam to your home. And because …

Interior Design

'An insect bite nearly killed me'

Hairdresser Linda Record, 52, was doing some gardening when she was bitten on the hand by a horse fly. She applied antiseptic cream and thought nothing more of it. But within a week she would be fighting for her life.<p>Over the next few days her hand became stiff and swollen and she began sweating …

Blood Tests

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Definition<p>Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder. An individual with body dysmorphic disorder is overly preoccupied with …

Depression

The 9 Best Vitamin C Serums, According To Dermatologists

Shine on, sister.<p>Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is the Beyoncé of skin care—it can do a lot of things flawlessly. It's an antioxidant. It helps reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. It boosts collagen production. It repairs sun damage. (And who knows, maybe it's working on a …

8 Tinted Moisturizers For That No-Makeup Makeup Look

If your approach to wedding day makeup is best described as minimalist, then a tinted moisture could be the perfect base for your bridal beauty look.<p>The lightweight foundation substitute infuses skin with moisture, is easy to blend, and feels like you're wearing no makeup at all. After all, you've …

Do You Really Need to Use Toner in Your Skincare Routine?

When you think of a toner you might think of witch hazel or a harsh acne killing liquid that teenagers use to strip their skin clean. But let me …

Skin Care

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Veneers

Celebs have a lot of ammo when they hit the red carpet for an awards show. Chances are they’ve spent weeks (read: months, years) prepping by dieting, …

Woodworking

8 Shampoos That Help Thinning Hair Look Thicker

Despite what the label says, there isn't a single shampoo that can actually make thinning hair permanently thick again. However, lathering up with …

Hair Care

35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Architects’ 8 Favorite Pure White Paints

With endless paint colors to choose from, sometimes it can be best to stick with the basics—like a versatile white that will go with anything. But …

Joanna Gaines’ New Magnolia Collection Rugs Are Just Perfect

JoJo has done it again!<p>Every <i>Fixer Upper</i> fan knows how much Joanna Gaines loves shiplap and subway tile, but that doesn't mean her style is predicable. The HGTV star is constantly pushing herself and her designs— and now she's encouraging all of us to do the same with her new line of Magnolia Home …

Here’s Why Chip & Joanna Gaines’s New Show ‘Fixer Upper: Behind the Design’ Is a Must-Watch

Chip and Joanna Gaines’s new series, <i>Fixer Upper: Behind the Design</i>, is only six weeks away, and it’s the TV show of an HGTV superfan’s dreams.<p><i>Fixer</i> …

Tons of Classic Movies Are Now Streaming for the First Time

Casablanca, Citizen Kane, Rebel Without a Cause—time to catch up on some of the best movies ever made.<p>As much as we like Netflix, there's one huge way in which it falls short: classic movies. While there's a decent selection of them on the service, they become more and more scant the further back …

This Mint Chocolate Chip Ketogenic Snack Is The Secret To Balanced Blood Sugar & Healthy Mitochondria

I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1998, the dark ages of gluten-free. Still, I knew way back then that high-carbohydrate gluten-free fare was …

Healthy But High-Carb Foods You Can't Have On the Keto Diet

While there are body benefits to the keto diet, missing out on these healthy favorites isn't one of them.<p>The keto diet follows a low-carb, high-fat, …

Nutrition

Low-Potassium Diet: What to Know

I Got Botox at 22—Here’s Why I Don’t Regret It

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Growing up I struggled with low self-esteem, and spent a lot …

Skin Care

Why You Should Only Ever Book an Early Morning Flight

The holidays can be the most miserable time of the year for those stuck in airports. But for travelers looking to mitigate the frustration of crowded …

Country Lifestyle

There's a Brand-New Sunday Riley Product Launching — but For Today Only!

Love Sunday Riley? If you're a skincare connoisseur, the answer is probably "duh!" The brand, which is popular for products like Good Genes, Tidal Brightening Water Cream, and Juno Oil, has a special launch just for Cyber Monday.<p>Sunday Riley Auto Correct Brightening and Depuffing Eye Contour Cream …

Tips for Perfect Laundry

Remove pins or buckles, zip zippers, close snaps and hooks, and secure Velcro to prevent snags and abrasion. But don't button buttons, which can stress the buttons and buttonholes.<p>Empty pockets and turn them inside out, unfurl socks, and unroll cuffs. Tie sashes and strings to prevent tangling. …

The Best Beauty Products for Thinning Hair

Hair loss can be a confusing beauty concern to navigate. It’s totally normal to lose up to 150 strands per day, but when you feel like you’re …

Hair Care

4 Ketogenic Foods You Should Eat For Inflammation, According To Nutritionists

Diet fads come and go, but the Ketogenic diet is one weight loss and health plan that has an intriguing name, but is actually as simple as it …

When You're Not Working Because Of Depression And Anxiety

When You’re Not Working Because of Depression and Anxiety was published on The Mighty.<p>Written by Chronic Worrier<p>As if the challenges you have to face living with and trying to battle mental illness (in my case, recurring severe anxiety and depression) aren’t enough, there’s also the feeling of …

Mental Health

This is what it’s like to suffer from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder – ‘I had contemplated suicide’

As a woman, chances are you’ve suffered with PMS at some point in your life.<p>The headaches, cramps, moodiness and fatigue that come as part and parcel …

Vitamin B-3 deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Vitamin B-3 deficiency can disrupt dozens of processes in the body and can lead to a disease called pellagra.<p>Vitamin B-3, also known as niacin, plays …

Four Things Not to Do When You Feel Anxious

We all know the familiar feeling of anxiety. Your heart begins to beat fasten, your breath quickens, and you start to feel butterflies in your …

Self-help

Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting Therapy

Some advice on how to make the most of your talking therapy if you’ve never had it before.<p>At the age of 25, I've been in therapy for a perfect decade. That includes a child psychologist, various bouts of NHS cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychotherapy, and various private psychotherapists. …

Mental Health

Could Gut Health Affect Anxiety?

While the link between gut health and mental health has already been established, a new study sheds light on why exactly digestive health could be …

Mental Health

Leave These Skills Off Your Resume

Skills Not to Include on a Resume<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>When you’re writing or updating your resume, it’s always a good idea to include the skills you …

Employment