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How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Why It's Wonderful To Make Friends With People Who Enjoy Being Alone

You don’t need to feel bad because you enjoy being alone. Time to yourself isn’t antisocial, it’s good for you. Some people (namely introverts) need …

Happiness

How to Make the Ultimate Mac & Cheese.... Because It's Important

Our digital food editor walks you through the steps to creating the perfect mac & cheese—a recipe everyone should know how to make.<p>There's not really a debate at this point—macaroni and cheese is pretty much universally accepted as the ultimate comfort food. But the dish comes in many forms, and …

Italian Food

This Lost 'Mockingjay - Part 1' Scene Shows What Happened To Peeta In The Capitol

When it comes to the "Hunger Games" franchise, all roads lead to Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss. But that doesn't mean director Francis Lawrence, who was behind the camera for "Catching Fire" and both parts of "Mockingjay," is averse to showing what happens when his lead character isn't …

8 Time Wasters That Hold Us Back (And What To Do Instead)

If we are honest with ourselves, we’ll admit that we hold ourselves back. We can blame our past, our parents, we can even blame our pets for the …

How extreme fear shapes the mind

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

State Of The Union: 5 Things To Watch

Even in the era of declining television audiences, President Obama's State of the Union address is still the biggest audience he'll have all year. Historically, seventh-year State of the Union speeches have a short shelf life. Every one of the five lame-duck presidents (that is, presidents …

Taxes

Why You Can't Lose Weight

<b>1. You overeat healthy food.</b> Nuts, avocados, whole wheat pasta, olive oil, and dark chocolate are all natural and healthy, but they aren't void of calories. You still need to watch how much you eat of the good stuff. For example, avocado offers a ton of health benefits, but an entire fruit is over …

10 DIYs to Beautify Your Notebook

If you’re looking for color and art in all parts of your life (and let’s be real, who isn’t?), then there is absolutely no reason in the world to settle for a plain notebook. Now we’re not saying you have to splurge on a patterned notebook either. With just a few supplies, you can take a plain …

16 Times We Were Proud to Be Women in 2014

<b>2. When Becky Hammon became the first woman in the NBA to score a full-time coaching gig back in August:</b> For the San Antonio Spurs—the reigning national champions!—no less.<p><b>3. When California's "revenge porn" laws were used to convict someone for the first time ealier this month:</b> It's been a great …

25 Holiday Cards You Can DIY

Buying your friends and family heartwarming holiday cards is nice and all, but sometimes you (like us!) get the urge to step it up and MAKE a card… or 50. In that case, it’s the thought <i>and</i> the effort that counts, so to get you inspired, here are 25 of the best DIY cards your friends will keep way …

23 Unexpected Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

No cranny left behind.

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