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6 Ways Katie Ledecky Thinks Differently: The Psychology of Success

She doesn't just win--she crushes. How? It all starts with how she thinks -- just like your success will start with how you think.<p>Katie Ledecky is different--and not just because she's arguably the most dominant athlete in the world. (How does never losing an international final sound to you?) She …

I got Zika. The US health care system had no idea what to do with me.

"How do you spell Zika?"<p>I stood at the front desk of a major Washington, DC, hospital last month. I had a head-to-toe rash that developed after I’d returned from the Dominican Republic, where Zika is much more common than it is stateside. The friend I’d traveled with was showing symptoms of the …

What makes Italy so frighteningly vulnerable to earthquakes

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>On the night of Aug. 24, a 6.0 earthquake destroyed the towns of Amatrice, Accumoli, and Pescara del Tronto in central Italy. It killed at least 268 people, injured hundreds, and severely damaged the homes of 2,500 people. Over 200 smaller quakes—a so-called earthquake …

The Makeup Bullet HiDef Cosmetic Finger Sponge Blurs Foundation With the Tap of a Finger

You know what your makeup routine needs? A foam thimble. And yes, there is such a thing. Like any good sponge, the Makeup Bullet HiDef Cosmetic Finger Sponge has the power to make your foundation (blush, highlighter, whatever) actually blurry. Think about that. Who wouldn’t want to be out of focus …

Can you find your true love on a dating app? I did — and I'm marrying her Sunday

I had tried every dating site and app out there with varying degrees of success, and I was totally over them. I was tired of the "first date" and even more tired of never going on a second date. Then a friend told me about yet another app — Bumble. This one sounded different: The girl has to …

The List Of 2016's Best-Selling Books Features Historic First

As Christmas hurtles towards us like an oncoming train, we're sure that you're on the lookout for something to give that proves you've read a book …

Charming off-grid Scandinavian-inspired tiny home is passive and energy efficient

Vivid colors and a light-filled interior beckon tiny house aficionados to NestHouse, designed by Jonathan Avery of Tiny House Scotland. Avery’s goal …

100-Squat Workout: The Quickest Way to Set Your Legs Ablaze

We love squats! They're effective and fun — but you probably already know that. There are so many squat variations that we rounded up 10 of our favorites to create one killer and quick workout. We know doing a 100 squats sounds like a formidable challenge, but try it! You just might surprise …

Workouts

5 Must Visit African Safari National Parks

What you may not know about the continent of Africa is that it has the highest concentration of wildlife national parks. With over 300 choices to …

Got 10 Pounds or Less to Lose? Make These 4 Tweaks to Your Workouts

This is exactly what you need to change.<p>When compared to the success stories of women who've lost 50+ pounds, trying to lose 10 pounds can make you feel a little bit like Regina George ("I really wanna to lose three pounds").<p>But your goal isn't silly. In fact, it can actually be harder for you to …

Exercise

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement

Yoga Has a Surprising Health Benefit

If you’ve been warned by your doctor about borderline high blood pressure, you may want to give yoga a try. According to a small new study, people …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Has 6 Tips to Make Any Day 10x Better

After interviewing more than 200 of the world's most fascinating people for <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i>, I believe more strongly than ever that 10x results …

Self-improvement

This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …

How to Feel Confident & Less Self-Conscious in the Bedroom

We're often given the advice to get out of our heads and live in the moment during sex, but it's hard to know how to feel confident when you're naked in front of another person. While we would all ideally be comfortable with every part of our bodies (and power to you if you already are!), that's …

Skincare Alphabet: F Is For Ferulic Acid

Do you know how to decipher the ingredients label on your moisturiser? Or whether you should be using retinol? Or what the difference is between AHAs …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

A unique semi-underground home in an artificial mountain!

Today we bring to you a stunningly innovative creation by the architects at <i>KRFT</i>, which was nominated for several awards. Baptized “Dutch Mountain”, …

100 Women 2016: Indian women 'loiter' in public places at night

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1268000/1268127_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524675526_1609478676c64273e57be83d7e85b930<p><b>Four years on from a fatal rape that shocked India and the world, women want to reclaim public spaces and are speaking up about the violence they have</b> …

Former tenant: Run-down warehouse sometimes lacked utilities

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shelley Mack says she didn't know the converted Oakland warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" was an illegal residence until …

100 Women 2016: Somalia's fight to save childbirth mums

<b>Childbirth is the leading cause of death for women in the war-torn nation of Somalia.</b><p>There has been little improvement in the maternal mortality rate over the past few decades and according to Unicef, 732 mothers die for every 100,000 live births.<p>In one hospital in the capital, Mogadishu, a group …

11 Sleeping Apps to Help Insomniacs Rest Up This Holiday Season

Although we LOVE the holiday season, finding time to do everything on our Christmas to-do list can be hella stressful. From planning the Christmas dinner menu to buying (and wrapping) gifts for him and her, there’s just too much to do… and not enough time to do it. But since stress can have …

Apps

13 Healthy New Year's Resolution Ideas to Try in 2018

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. Those things you embark upon with such gusto on January 1, determined that this. Will. Be. The. Year. Then, as always, …

The Best Beauty Gifts Under $100

Even for a girl who'd score an A+ in makeup-brush anatomy and alpha-hydroxies 101, navigating the universe of holiday beauty gift ideas is beyond overstimulating and overwhelming. Glitter-encrusted packaging! Limited-edition colors! Adorable minis and must-have bargain sets! Palettes—so many …

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at strengthening your thighs, butt, core, and abs!<p>It's just six moves, done for 30 seconds each, for a total of three minutes. So you can do this short workout …

Workouts

Study: Vast Majority Of People Who Are Depressed Do Not Seek Help

"I lost more than 80 percent of my university friends," recalls Jagannath Lamichhane.<p>After silently struggling with depression for two decades, Lamichhane published an essay in <i>Nepal Times</i> about his mental illness. "I could have hid my problem — like millions of people around the world," he says, …

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