Emily Nagel

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Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Why You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

There's a great deal of research suggesting that having sex every day (or almost!) with your partner is great for body and mind. The widely reported benefits of daily sex in a good relationship include: Lower levels of stress, better sleep, greater relationship happiness, healthier pelvic floor …

Our shopping habits are killing – why don’t we care?

When people ask me why I work in fashion, I often find myself telling them that it’s because I’m interested in the way we, as humans, construct our identities. Fashion may be seen by some as frivolous, but at its most basic, it’s a means of communication – the clothes we wear project our …

Sexual Harassment

23 Movies Everyone Needs To See In Their Teens

Duh.

15 Things Women Want You to Know About Boobs

Heh, boobiez.<p>That famous line from a book by a man (<i>Tale of Two Cities</i>) about how "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times," or whatever is, in my opinion, actually about having boobs. There are such wonderful benefits to having a pair of playthings affixed to your chest. But then there …

This Behavior Is The #1 Predictor Of Divorce, And You're Guilty Of It

Your body language speaks volumes.<p>Ever catch yourself rolling your eyes at your partner or getting a little <i>too</i> sarcastic during a conversation? Those seemingly small behaviors are not that innocent after all.<p>According to renowned researcher John Gottman, contemptuous behavior like eye-rolling, …

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Bedtime Rituals With Your Spouse You Need That Have Nothing to Do With Sex

Climbing into bed may signal to you that it's time to have sex. But our experts say there are a few other things you should work into your bedtime routine that will bond you even more.<p><b>1. End your day with gratitude.</b><p>If you worry you don't say thank you enough in your relationship, this ritual is for …

How healthy are you really? The new assessment you need to take

You’ve tried every health booster under the sun, from green juice to supplements to the hottest new workout meant to leave every muscle quaking. Your …

Wellness

Five reasons to keep your money separated after marriage

Keeping your finances separate when you get married may seem counter-intuitive, but it's a smart way to maintain control of your money even in the …

How to Get a Supermodel Butt: A Trainer’s Guide in 5 Easy GIFs

On a remote corner of Canal Street, marked by black-glossed brick archways, Constance Jablonski turns on her heels, passing by the spot where Romee Strijd and Jasmine Tookes practice step-ups in tandem, where Hugh Jackman and his fitness crew do burpees all morning. It’s business as usual for the …

6 Quick and Easy Summer Hairstyles

Hairstylist Jawara Wauchope came up with six supercool styles that'll get your hair off of your face—and out of the way of any summer plans.<p>If You Have 5 Minutes:<p><b>Knotted ponytail</b><p>If you can tie your shoes, you can create this easy knotted ponytail—promise.<p><i>On Rozanne Verduin: See by Chloé</i> …

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Poop

Our favorite: ‘Wind-removing’ pose.<p>Can’t quite remember the last time going #2 felt like, well, second nature? While it may be tempting to reach for some OTC relief, consider hitting the yoga mat instead.<p>Can yoga poses really help?<p>“Movement in general is important for stimulating the bowels to help …

7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.<p>More than eight in ten people worldwide have some sort of religious belief, according to a Pew Research Center study. Approximately one third of those people are Christian.<p>Even though the percentage of people who identify as …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the …

Siblings

3 Bad Dating Habits We Need to Stop Right Now, Ladies!

You don't have to be a dating coach for long before you start noticing patterns or hearing basically the same stories over and over again...sometimes by the same client who just doesn't learn and sometimes by every single person you meet. Before I myself worked with a coach to get some tools, and …

Relationships

Understanding Your Emotional Story to Deal With Low Sexual Desire

I've seen it in therapy over and over. A couple who really loves each other, but who struggles to sexually connect in their relationship. One partner has a low sexual drive, while the other one would desires to sexually connect. Both partners in the relationship identify each other as close …

Relationships

14 Pieces Of Marriage Advice From A Couple Married 72 Years

<i>By Dr. Sheryl Ziegler</i><p>You can read a thousand books about love and talk to a hundred therapists about what makes a marriage work. But the truth is, nobody knows better than people who have loved each other over seven decades.<p>Mr. and Mrs. Lombardi, who are both 95 years old, are more in love today …

Marriage

11 Marriage Truths From Divorce Attorneys

"A sustainable marriage is not about love, it’s about tolerance."<p>The best source for marriage advice? Divorce attorneys. Before you protest, just think about it: Every day at work they see the types of marital problems that lead otherwise happy couples to split up.<p>With that in mind, we recently …

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14 Signs You're in a Relationship

Because you're way too terrified to ask and he can't answer you without making a lame joke.<p><b>1. You've actually met the friends you see on his Instagram that you stalk religiously.</b> There is a distinct difference between meeting his friends (even if he does introduce you by name only or as his …

10 Proven Ways You Can Increase Intimacy

What rates highest in a long-term relationship? Passion is important, certainly, but <i>intimacy</i> rates highest. That’s what psychologist Robert J. …

Bernadette Russell’s top 10 philosophical questions children should ask

From how should we treat animals to are the best things in life free? Here are the 10 questions children should ask themselves, along with inspiration from some of the most important thinkers of our time: Winnie The Pooh, Dr Seuss and Roald Dahl<p>I’m a big fan of taking action, with less talking and …

Books

Five Mistakes Women Make That Keep Them Single Longer

<b>Accordin</b>g to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 50% of Americans are single, even though there is internet dating, speed dating, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, meet-up groups, games nights, sports bars, running groups, workout groups, chat groups. There are wine tastings, travel clubs, networking …

7 Conversations To Have Before Marriage (If You Want To Avoid Divorce)

Talk about these issues now to stave off problems later.<p>When you make the decision to commit to someone, no topic of discussion should be off the table. Sure, some conversations may be more awkward than others, but having the tough talks now could help you stave off major problems in the long …

Marriage

Psychologists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, John Gottman, a …

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Why Some People Are Hurt More by Break-Ups Than Others

A friend once grumbled that, given the choice, she’d rather see her ex miserable than herself happy.<p>Few things in life are as traumatic as the end of …

How to Make Your Unhealthy Dad Give a Crap

You love to work out. So why is someone you care about stuck on the couch? Here’s how to make the case for a more active life, without turning him off to exercise forever<p>“My dad is overweight, and I can’t get him to work out or eat healthy no matter how hard I try.”<p>If I’ve heard this once, I’ve …