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8 Changes To Make If You Want To Be A Truly Happy Person

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Self-improvement

12 Cool Things You Can Do With Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

Smart TV

30 Day Fitness Challenge - Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Exercise— is good for your body and mind!<p>Working out regularly has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally.<p>In fact, …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

Workouts

11 Tips to Make Running Easier

Not to mention, you’ll be able to run faster and farther than ever before.<p>No one heads out on a run thinking, “I want this to feel as hard as possible.” Nuh-uh. We want it to feel good. We want it to feel less difficult than before. And it will if you try out these 11 simple-to-follow running</b> …

Marathons

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Working Out?

Read this if you've taken a fitness hiatus.<p>Even when you have the best of intentions, life sometimes gets in the way of a fitness routine. And whatever the reason behind it, the absence of workouts will cause your body to lose some of the progress it had made. Here’s how an exercise hiatus impacts …

The 3 Best Baked Goods for Weight Loss

Courtesy of the new SkinnyTaste cookbook<p>Like many people, Gina Homolka started gaining weight in her twenties—even though she felt like she was eating the same things she always had been. Joining Weight Watchers helped, but she still struggled to find healthy foods that she actually enjoyed eating. …

What All the Top Models Are Reading Right Now

From the editors of ELLE.com, what all our favorite models have on their reading list.<p>Backstage at Paris Fashion Week, the golden rule is "Hurry up and wait"—even for today's top models. In between hair, makeup, runway rehearsal, and sound check, the pretty posse has a lot of time on their …

The Songs Proven to Amp Up Your Interval Workout

Plus, a playlist that should make busting out even the toughest reps feel a little easier.<p>Your favorite songs can inspire you to do crazy things, like sing karaoke, bust out those not-safe-for-public-places dance moves, and <i>Rocky</i>-up your workouts. Well, a recent study just confirmed that last one, …

Buttons Birthday Cake (Easy White Cake with Vanilla Bean Frosting)

My mom's birthday was at the beginning of this month, but with all the icy weather we've been having lately we didn't get to celebrate on time. Now …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

How to Set Goals When You're Feeling Stuck

With the New Year upon us, it’s goal-setting season. But how do you set goals when you’re feeling stuck?<p>I was in this situation a few years ago. …

Brand-New Music From Shakira, Rihanna, Lea Michele, and Others to Add to Your Dance Playlists ASAP

While we were talking all things Golden Globes today, some of our favorite pop-star ladies were busy releasing brand-new must-hear tracks that you're going to want to add to your favorite playlists right this second. Enjoy!<p><b>Shakira and Rihanna's "Can't Remember to Forget You"</b> (P.S. Check out our …

Braids 101

Hairstyling

Watch Beyoncé's Heartbreaking Performance for a Cancer-Stricken Young Fan

.<p>Is Beyoncé the best person ever? First she surprised us in the middle of the night with a first-of-its-kind visual album, then she gave $37,500 in gift cards to unsuspecting Walmart shoppers in Tewksbury, MA, and now she's just released this video of herself singing to and dancing with a …

The 7 Most Viral Food Videos of 2013

Prepare for some pretty fantastic food porn<p>YouTube just released the list of food videos that were trending most in 2013. Check them out (consider yourself warned—the ribs video is a little disturbing):<p><b>How to Scramble Eggs Inside Their Shell</b><p><b>My Little Pony Cupcakes</b><p><b>How to make Balloon Chocolate</b> …

Holiday 2013 Nail Polish Guide

Well guys, we’ve officially made it to glitter season! The time of year when it’s totally acceptable to deck your nails out in as much sparkle as …

Midnight Metallic Nail Tutorial

For the holidays, we're revisiting some of our favorite festive articles from the Beautylish archive. Enjoy!<p>We're completely crazed for spots this …

Coats

10 Foods That Can Soothe Stress And Stop You From Comfort Eating

The path to healthy eating is an easy one - don't eat too much or too little, and choose the right types of foods for your body.<p>Translating that into …

5 Christmas Cookies For Every Diet

Is it just us, or does the Christmas <i>eating</i> season kick off just as early as the shopping one does?<p>It's one of the easiest times to lose sight of your health-minded eating plans, despite everyone's best intentions to avoid winter weight gain. Still, we think the season just wouldn't be the same …

How to Stay Focused During a Workout

Use your mind to sculpt a better body<p>When boredom or fatigue strikes during a workout, you might try to distract yourself by flicking on the TV or chatting up your treadmill neighbor. But tuning in–instead of checking out–may be the smarter tactic.<p>Just ask yoga teachers. At the beginning of class, …

5 Meals That Make You Feel Amazing

5 meals that'll soothe your mind and body<p>When I was younger, I relied on chocolate and sugar to give me boosts throughout the day. Sure, I had some dips in my energy level, but I didn't see a huge downside.<p>Then I started eating more vegetables, protein, and whole grains, and a lot less sweet stuff. …

Holiday Cookies

We're always finding more reasons to eat cookies. Oh, it's December 12? Let's celebrate with a cookie. The clock says 3:00 pm? Sounds like cookie time to us. Found an extra bag of chocolate chips in the pantry? The only option is to bake cookies immediately.<p>And there's no better reason to eat …

This Video on How to Bake Christmas Cookies When You're Single Is My Favorite Thing of the Year

There's no point in even writing a funny introduction to this video. It doesn't need one. It's perfection. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll eat all the feelings.<p>Watch:<p>Your new BFF there is Akilah Hughes, so go check out the rest of her work while you eat the frosting that has more integrity than …

11 Gorgeous Gingerbread Desserts to Try

Cookies are just the beginning. The truth is gingerbread goes much farther than that.<p><b>1. Gingerbread Whoopie Pies</b>The only thing better than gingerbread cookies is two cake-y cookies with cream in the middle. Make it yourself.<p><b>2. Mini Gingerbread Loaf</b>With a cream cheese glaze. Make it yourself.<p><b>3.</b> …

Living In The Moment Vs. Lying To Yourself

Lately, my definition of ‘writing’ has become an uncertainty of where to begin the tedious task of trying to understand what the hell is going on …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 14, Stained Glass Lemon Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 14: Stained Glass Lemon Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Do not adjust your set. Do not be alarmed. This recipe contains …

Pink Just Wants to Be a 'Crazy Ass Grandma' With Blue Highlights

Photo: FilmMagic<p>This year's Billboard Women in Music event, held Tuesday afternoon at New York's Capitale, celebrated two female artists known for big voices and killer hair: Janelle Monáe and Pink. Monáe nabbed the Rising Star honor while Pink took home the Woman of the Year award, and both of …

8 Celebrity Chefs and Foodies Share Their Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

In our opinion, the following treats are crucial for every holiday season: eggnog, sweaters, at least one <i>Love Actually</i> screening, and the smell of cookies baking in the oven. We asked Curtis Stone, Jessica Seinfeld, Dominique Ansel, and more of our favorite celebs and famous foodies to share their …