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This Killer Workout Will Tone Your Butt And Abs In Just 2 Minutes

Talk about doing double duty.<p>When it comes to abs workouts, there are always the basics: planks and situps. This series is here to make those basics harder and then some. Tack this routine on to <i>any</i> workout and you'll feel a serious abs burn that targets your lower, upper, mid, and side abs. There's …

12 Unbelievable Survival Uses For Pantyhose (No. 8 Sounds Crazy — But We Found A Video Of It)

Image source: Wikipedia<p>Resourcefulness is one trait we in the off-grid community easily develop. We learn to improvise and make do with the barest …

Grow Your Own Food Right in Your Kitchen With This DIY Aquaponics Kit

Imagine herbs, flowers and other plants thriving with your pet fish. Aqua Biofilter’s Aquarium Garden is a DIY aquaponics kit that lets you grow food …

Print Out This Total-Body Super Set Workout

<i>The following post was originally featured on Jill Conyers and written by Jill Conyers, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Don't let the short, 20-minute interval fool you; this workout is tough. It will blast every muscle and leave you soaked in sweat. You'll be energized for hours after the …

28 Ways We Sabotage Our Happiness (And How to Stop)

<b>“The simplest things in life are the most extraordinary.” ~Paul Coelho</b><p>Life can be frustrating. Things don’t always go according to plan.<p>People let …

8 Yoga Poses That Will Help Detoxing Your Body

<b>1. Seated Spinal Twist</b><p>Begin by seating on your mat with your legs extended in front of you. Bend both knees, and place your left heel as close to …

Yoga

Want to look like super-fit Kate Hudson? You won't get there with quick fixes or fad diets

A regular on both the red carpet and magazine covers,<p>Kate Hudson, 36, is a fashion icon and fitness role model who believes that looking good and feeling good should go hand in hand.<p>So, when she is asked, "What do you eat?" or "How do you work out?," she steers clear of quick fixes such as diets or …

Swimming Can Boost Your Mental Health

It’s no secret that aerobic exercise is good for your mental health. Swimming, however, seems to be one of the most beneficial options.<p>Brain Cells<p>Not …

Top 5 Bodyweight Exercises for Tighter Buttocks

Prolonged periods of sitting, inefficient movement patterns, inactivity, and genetics can all play a role in the shape of your derriere.<p>Here is an …

DIY Lip Scrubs That You Will Love

Don’t wait for winter to break out the lip scrub. Rough, flakey lips can strike in any climate, winter or summer. In cold weather, lips tend to get dry, chapped and flaky. On warmer days, sun exposure can dry out the delicate skin on your kisser. Treating the skin on your lips is not only soothing …

Skin Care

Business Chicks

Being a member of Business Chicks is so much more than a business card swap. It’s about being part of something that’s bigger than you.<p>Pore over …

Julia Gillard

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Medical Journals

15 Fat-Burning Yoga Poses

The physical practice of yoga is often times strenuous as it tones the body and increases weight loss. Although many practice yoga because it …

Yoga

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

The Brain

23 Amazing Ways to Melt Fat with Tea

What if we told you we’d discovered the most effective weight-loss tool in the world—a weapon that works for everyone, costs just pennies a day, is …

Nutrition
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A financial planner helps a 29-year-old decide what to do with her savings every month

While your first inclination might be to throw as much money as possible toward your credit card debt, your friend may find it difficult to focus on anything other than paying down his massive student loan balance.<p>And for those who've worked hard to finally get their debt under control, …

Personal Finance

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

How to Get Rich Slowly

<b>Do you want to be a Millionaire?</b><p><b>Sure you do, why not. $1,000,000 is a nice amount of money -- even at 5 percent interest in retirement, it's enough to drop $50,000 into your bank account each year to supplement whatever else you may have coming in. So let's agree that it's nice to have a Million</b> …

Personal Finance

I Worked Out Shirtless for 7 Days and I've Never Felt More Free

I'm definitely not the kind of girl who works out in her sports bra.<p>Whenever I see a woman at the gym wearing no shirt — just a sports bra — I automatically assume she's a fitness class instructor who's being paid to look the part.<p>But when I see that same girl roll out her yoga mat next to mine, my …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

Northern Lights

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition