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These Powerful Bonding Exercises Will Transform Your Relationship

<i>This article originally appeared on YourTango, By Kyle Benson</i><p><b>Powerful exercises bond you emotionally with your partner.</b><p>Love is a dance of connection and disconnection. There are times when you feel compelled by your lover and other times when you feel the need for alone time.<p>Some of us need more …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

Lifehacks

Here are the 10 best hotels for families — and those on a budget

January isn't even over yet but we're already daydreaming about our next vacation: sun, sand and relaxation. The cherry on top of our dream vacations? Spots that are perfect for the whole family — without breaking the bank.<p>As part of its 15th annual Travelers’ Choice awards, travel and booking site …

Florida

4 new ways to stop food cravings

Day after day it’s the same story. You get up and have a balanced breakfast (egg whites), and it’s salad for lunch. You’re planning to work out, and google-ing healthy dinner recipes--you’re on track for a day of absolutely perfect eating.<p>And then the clock strikes 3 p.m.<p>All the sudden something …

11 great movies you can watch for free on YouTube

Charlie Chaplin

White House opens door to military cooperation with Moscow, but it would be illegal

The White Houseindicated Monday that President Trump would be open to military cooperation with Russia to fightIslamic State, a move that would be a big policy change for the U.S. government, and one that would run afoul of current law.<p>"I think if there's a way that we can combat ISIS with any …

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

Diabetes

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

Social Media

18 Adorable Love Books to Give to Your SO

Books make the perfect Valentine's Day gifts because they can express your feelings sometimes better than you can. Gifting a book can also be very personal since selecting one can require a bit more thought. We've found adorable picks to give to your SO this Feb. 14, from sweet activity books to …

Relationships

Free Classes and Events for Kids

Free Classes for Kids and In-Store Activities<p>Updated April 11, 2018<p>Free classes for kids can help keep bored children occupied while they learn how …

Why Having Less Will Make You Healthier

Armed with good intentions at the start of the year, I've embarked on a decluttering journey. My children's outgrown clothes and various …

Minimalism

This Woman Lost Her Belly Just By Working Out 10 Minutes A Day

When Linda Cohen saw a Facebook post announcing that <i>Prevention</i> was looking for busy women like her to test the new <i>Fit in 10: Slim & Strong—for Life!</i> plan, she knew she had to apply. The program appealed to the stay-at-home mom of two teens—a 16-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son—for multiple …

What to do when meditation doesn’t work for you

Developing a regular mindfulness practice has always been a goal of mine. I’m an anxious person and I know it would help, but I’m more of a …

Are The Volatile Teen Years A Repeat of the Toddler Years? | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>When I was expecting my third child, I read that children enter a new stage every three to three and a half years, where they assert their independence and challenge the status quo. At the time, my …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar …

Motivation

'I Love You': How Much Do The Words Matter?

Dear Sugar Radio is a weekly podcast from member station WBUR. Hosts Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed offer "radical empathy" and advice on everything from relationships and parenthood to dealing with drug problems or anxiety.<p>Today the Sugars have advice for people in different situations. In the …

Relationships

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals How to Calm Your Mind in Just 10 Minutes a Day

We live in a busy world, filled with constant distractions. Our minds are always “on” and we’re always doing something.<p>But when was the last time you …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

SeaWorld San Diego Ending Killer Whale Show

SeaWorld San Diego is ending its long-running killer whale show after years of outcry and falling attendance prompted it to renounce theatrical orca displays.<p>The show that featured killer whales cavorting with trainers and leaping high out of the Shamu Stadium pool will have its final performances …

Opioids without Addiction - MIT Technology Review

A new kind of opioid could offer patients pain relief with less risk of addiction and sedation.<p>In human tests, painkiller abusers found the …

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …

8 Ways To Get Your Spouse To Open Up More, According To Therapists

Don’t say “we need to talk.”<p>Experts say that communication is the cornerstone of a good relationship. That’s why it can be deeply troubling when your partner is closed off and guarded.<p>How do you get them to open up? Below, marriage therapists share the advice they give clients married to …

Being Mom To A Middle Schooler Can Be The Toughest Gig Of All

Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again.<p>Scher suffered from maternal depression after Ben was born, eventually recovering with the help of antidepressants and psychotherapy. She was understandably relieved that her depression didn't return after …

Parenting

Abuse and secrecy in the family courts | Letters

As a retired lawyer I read your front-page report on the abuse of women in the family courts (23 December) with sadness, frustration and anger. Toward the end of my career, the government was determined to cut the civil justice budget by steamrollering the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishing of …

Criminal Sentencing

Woman Who Lost 96 Lbs. Says She Has a New Outlook on Life: Before 'I Felt Trapped in My Body'

It wasn’t until Melody Adeniyi-Taiwo opened a small fitness studio and began to do promotions for it that she realized how much she needed to make a …

11 feelings everyone has when they realize they’re no longer in the honeymoon stage of a relationship

There’s something so magical about a new beginning; it brings a fresh start and suddenly, everything feels infinite. Kind of like the start of a …

7 Expert Sex Tips for Newlyweds

You're married! Congrats. Now that the glitz and excitement of the big day is over, it's time to focus on what really matters: sex. Obviously.<p>Having a healthy, mutually satisfying sex life is a key component of happy marriages. "After the excitement of the wedding day and settling into marriage, …