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If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

17 Must-Make Meatless Mains for Dinner Tonight

Honestly, I abstain from meat for days at a time without even realizing it—partially because I love vegetables and grains, but also because meat-free eating can still be hearty (not to mention inexpensive). But tell me I <i>can’t</i> have meat for, say, a handful of Fridays during Lent, and suddenly I’m a …

Top Wow Spots of Yosemite

Tuolumne Meadows<p>See Best Yosemite hikes<p>Spend the afternoon at a cool 8,600 feet in Tuolumne Meadows, an hour and a half north of Yosemite Valley. The …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

14 Slow Cooker Dinners For Anyone Trying To Eat Less Meat Or Dairy

These recipes basically cook themselves.

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

The 10 Healthiest, Tastiest Vegetarian Dinners We've Got

What does eating healthy as a vegetarian look like? We think it's about loading your plate with as many veggies as you can fit, while also ensuring …

7 Effective Full-Body Exercises That Aren’t Burpees

There’s no denying that burpees are one of the most dynamic and effective bodyweight exercises around. There’s also no denying that burpees are hard as hell. Sure, we love the move for the immediate full body burn it delivers (no equipment necessary!), but sometimes we just want to switch it up and …

The Blockchain Is Bigger Than Any Bubble

Bitcoin is a poor currency and a crazy investment -- but the technology behind it is a real breakthrough.<p>An influential new recruit has joined the chorus of bitcoin skeptics. The chief investment officer of UBS, the world’s biggest wealth manager, says it’s too risky to be added to the firm’s …

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes

Sophrology is a blending of Eastern and Western practices that you can quickly bring into your day.<p>There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if …

Meditation

Donald Trump's Time Magazine Person Of The Year Tweet Mocked By Andy Murray

'I was PROBABLY going to be named sports personality of the year'.<p>It’s not news that Donald Trump has an ego and constantly attacks the media but …

Do This Test If You Want To Find Out Your Powers

Our personality type influences everything we do. Some of us are logical thinkers, while others are creative. You may prefer the comfort of solitude, …

The 10 Most Popular Treehouses Right Now, and How Much They Cost to Rent

The views are epic.<p>If the typical hotel stay is too passé, consider staying somewhere extraordinary during your next vacation—like a treehouse.<p>No …

National Parks

Vegan bodybuilding week 1: How plant-based eating has already changed my life

Giving up meat has never been particularly high on my agenda.<p>I love meat. I’ve eaten it my entire life. It’s delicious. While we’re at it, I love …

Black, queer and female: VC founder starts her 'own league'

Five years ago, Arlan Hamilton set her eyes on becoming a venture capitalist in "the land of opportunity" she called Silicon Valley.<p>But as a queer black woman, she found the industry wasn't in her favor.<p>"I tried earnestly and with wide eyes," Hamilton told CNN Tech. "But I just got doors slammed in …

This Video of Donald Trump Missing a Short Putt and Then Quitting Is a Perfect Metaphor for the Administration

Admit it. You want to watch Donald Trump embarrass himself on the golf course.<p>Donald Trump's administration has been a disaster in so many ways that it's hard to accurately put into words just how bad things have gotten. You have the lack of any domestic-policy wins for Trump and company, Robert …

Donald Trump

21 Quotes to Carry You Through the Tough Times

Of course there are difficult times in life, but only you get to decide how to manage them. These quotes from 21 resilient female entrepreneurs can help you through it.<p>Despite having to climb the highest mountain and cross the largest ocean, you will never hear a successful entrepreneur say the …

Motivation

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

Muscle-building Vegan Recipes That Pack a Protein Punch

Vegan food often gets a bad rap for being either bland, boring, unworthy of a muscle-building diet, or some combination of the three.<p>But these tasty …

‘Less innocent, more adult’: the unfair perceptions that haunt young black girls

US studies suggest adults view black girls quite differently from their white peers, leading to greater levels of harassment and punishment. Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff asks teenagers and young black women in the UK about their experiences<p>Seventeen-year-old Sewa Olukoga was recently on a school trip in …

20 Profound Quotes on Life to Make You Turn New Page in Your Life

1. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett<p>2. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand<p>…

The act of letting go to lead a better life

It makes sense. So much of what many of us subscribe to either doesn't really matter or doesn't work out the way we want. Our expectations become …

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

We trained with a vegan bodybuilder to see how to make gains on a plant-based diet

A few months ago, my esteemed colleague George and I went to have our bodies scanned.<p>My results came back quite good – I was between the top 5% and …

The True Secret to a Positive Attitude is Simpler Than You Think

The uncomfortable truth in life is that you can’t control every event, experience, or outcome.<p>All that stress, pain, and worry shouldn’t be your burden.<p>Epictetus classified things as being under our control or not under our control. His classic Enchiridion (The Good Life Handbook) starts with this …

Self-help

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

Emma Stone And Billie Jean King Talk Courage, Equality, Battle of the Sexes

On Friday, September 22, the movie <i>Battle of the Sexes</i> made its way to theaters across America. Based on the game-changing match between tennis greats Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973, the movie stars Emma Stone as King and Steve Carell as Riggs. Stone, who was named as the highest paid …

Feel Like Quitting? These 9 Women Prove Grit Can Lead You to Massive Success.

When life knocks you down, true grit is a quality that sustains you.<p>Talent and intelligence may help you land some success, but it’s a positive, non-cognitive skill known as “grit” that is the secret sauce in reaching the next level of achievement, according to Angela Duckworth, a psychology …

Motivation

How to Become Best Friends With Fear (and Become Happy and Successful as a Result)

Too many of us let our fears get in the way of going after what we really want instead of using it to our advantage.<p><i>"Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world."</i><p><i>― Ralph Waldo Emerson</i><p>Poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson stands to be one of the most influential writers and …

Motivation

22 Quotes About Grief To Comfort You When You Need It Most

When tragedy strikes, the sadness, shock, pain, and immense amount of heartache that comes along with it may seem extremely overwhelming. We are not …

Positive Thinking