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22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Home Improvement

Slow Cookers Are the Breakfast Tool You Never Knew You Needed

You really should use your slow cooker more often, especially for making breakfast. I’m not talking to the slow cooker addicts out there, the ones …

Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year but have no idea where to start, consider paying a visit to Reddit.<p>Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from <i>Dota 2</i> strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on …

The Best No-Makeup Makeup Products for a Natural Look

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Nutrition

17 Christmas Candy Recipes That Will Kick Cookies to the Curb

It seems like Christmas cookies take center stage around the holidays, but they’re not the ONLY sweet treat you should be having this time of year. Sure, there’s some adorable bite-sized holiday sweets you can make with the kiddies and there’s always no-bake holiday desserts for the lazy hostess …

Dessert

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Self-improvement

21 Quick Fixes For Baking Mistakes You're Probably Making

For a tender and flaky pie crust, use a lard recipe.

A Simple Two-Step Workout That Works Your Entire Upper Body

Sometimes you don't want to think too hard at the gym. You simply want to get in a quick, effective workout without worrying about keeping track of …

6 Ways To Argue And Not End Up Divorced

Marriage counselors share how to argue the smart way.<p>There’s a right way and a wrong way to argue in a relationship. To have an effective argument, both partners need to show up and be ready to tackle the issues like grown ups. If either spouse is too wound up to talk rationally, conflict …

How often you should clean out all of your closets — and the right way to do it

Today I opened the linen closet and out rolled a neck brace and a bag of cough drops. Yesterday, a box of Cheerios tumbled out of the pantry while I was fetching some fettucine. If you’re like me, no matter how hard we try to control clutter, closets seem to become the junk drawers of the house. …

Don't Tell Anxious Kids That Everything Will Be O.K.

Today’s kids are more worried than any kids in recent history. According to some long-term surveys of mental-health literature, the average kid today …

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Self-improvement

Here’s a simple no-weights workout that could lead to real results

Sometimes it's difficult to hit the weight room, especially when traveling. We asked Coss Marte, founder of ConBody, a trendy New York City fitness studio based on his own workout regimen while serving time in prison, to share a simple body weight workout for those times when we just couldn't make …

How To 'Fake It Till You Make It' Back To A GOOD Marriage

Marriage is hard. Being a good partner in marriage is harder than being a good parent or excelling on the job. Both of those things take work, perseverance and patience. But marriage is just ... well, different.<p>Like most marriages, mine has had its share of ups and downs. Mostly ups but I'd be …

Relationships

The best workout to tighten loose skin

We outlined whether or not you can get rid of loose skin after major weight loss here. But how about what you can do about slightly sagging skin …

Weight Loss

8 natural & homemade insecticides to save your garden without killing the Earth

<b>These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your</b> …

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

7 Healthy Turmeric Recipes to Fight Bloat and Boost Mood

Weight-loss booster. Debloater. Antidepressant. Arthritis fighter. Skin salve. Sleep aid. All from one spice! The health benefits of turmeric are pretty insane and can actually help remedy a number of ailments and fight off disease, including cancer.<p>This versatile spice can be incorporated into a …

Healthy Eating

Staying Organized And On Task (Even If It's Not Your Forte)

<b>by Liz Gutman</b><p>I will be the first to admit that I'm not the most organized person in the world. In fact, I'm not even the most organized person in my company. Shockingly -- appallingly -- I might not even be the most organized one who lives in my apartment. (My dog has a weird habit of organizing …

Have Difficulty Falling Asleep? Try This To Trick Your Brain

Have Difficulty Falling Asleep? Try This To Trick Your Brain. For a trick to work, well the magician needs to create distraction.

Attention insomniacs: here are 9 gadgets that will help you sleep better

Scientists still don't fully understand sleep, but it's clear that getting enough of it is very important, since being well-rested comes with a myriad of health benefits.<p>For the 40% of the US population that gets less than seven hours per night, there are plenty of devices, both physical and …

4 Powerful Ways to Show Your Spouse You STILL Choose Them EVERY Day

Once upon a time, your spouse was your FAVORITE person on Earth. His or her every thought, word and deed captivated you ... so much so that you pledged your undying devotion to each other "until death do us part."<p>Flash forward a few years (and perhaps a few kids) later and suddenly your spouse …

San Francisco

This Is What Spending One Hour in the Garden Does to Your Body

There are big benefits to digging around in the dirt (really).<p>With the sunshine becoming a more regular feature in our lives, what better way to feel inspired than to engage in some active garden pursuits?<p>We are already aware of the mental health benefits we can enjoy from gardening, and we even …

Gardening

14 Fermented Foods to Eat Right Now

For centuries, before we had the accessibility of freezers and canned goods, fermented foods were around to help preserve vegetables and keep them …

You're Probably Storing and Prepping Your Produce Wrong

Use these seven tips to get the most nutritional bang per bite from carrots, pears, leafy greens, berries, and more.<p>Many of my clients assume they …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

Dessert

All about hair health: How shampoos, diet and stress affect your locks

No matter how you wash it, dry it, style it, or pamper it, hair is one of our obsessions.<p>For a bunch of protein strands covering the tops of our heads, we’re passionate about making this part of our body healthy and strong.<p>But why? It’s one of the questions Kurt Stenn tackles in his new book, …