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Generalized anxiety disorders twice as likely in those with inflammatory bowel disease

People who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, have twice the odds of having a generalized anxiety …

Mental Health

20 Little-Known Facts About Being Left-Handed

With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we’re living in a right-handed world. But aside from …

14 unusual hot dog topping ideas for your Fourth of July barbecue

This Fourth of July, skip the ketchup and mustard — there are better ways to top the humble hot dog.<p>Instead, raid your pantry for condiments and …

24 photos that will make you want to visit Japan

From its tranquil and picturesque Mount Fuji to cutting-edge robot restaurants in Tokyo, here are some of the country's most magnificent sites.

7 Delicious New Takes on Avocado Toast

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Breakfast

Antioxidant Smoothie

Paula added to blender from OprahIngredients:• 1 kiwi , peeled and sliced<br>• 1/2 cup pineapple cubes<br>• 1 banana (preferably frozen)<br>• 1/4 cup strong green tea , …

7 Creative Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipes

Peanut Butter Smoothie: PB&J<p>Revisit your childhood favorite with this peanut butter smoothie. It's a riff on your favorite PB&J sandwich, with peanut …

Breakfast

12 Recipes for a Stress-Free Week of Cooking

<i>Today: We figured out the weeknight meal planning so you don't have to.</i><p>Making a to-do list—and then crossing the items off—is one of life’s most satisfying pleasures, right up there with cracking the top of a crème brûlée. It's even better when your organization has a solid purpose, like learning …

I Went to a Japanese "Owl Cafe" and it Was The Most Relaxing Thing Ever

When Louise found out that I was going to Japan, she insisted that I do one thing in particular: Visit the owl cafe. We were going to go together, but unfortunately she wasn't feeling well, which left me foraging boldly where no xoJane editor had gone before, to Fukuro No Mise, one of several owl …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

Top 10

xoBookClub: "Dendera" by Yuya Sato

Welcome back to the book club! This month we're discussing <i>Dendera</i> by Yuya Sato, a Japanese novel recently translated into English. Beware, for spoilers are ahead!<p>The reason I picked this book is that the premise looked so intriguing. Kayu Saitoh has lived for 70 years in the Village. Per tradition, …

Why Overthinking Is Holding You Back

Do you have a hard time quieting your thoughts and keeping your brain from going into overdrive? In addition to making you more stressed and anxious, new research suggests that a hyperactive mind could hinder your ability to perform simple tasks.<p>In a study published last week in the journal Nature …

15 Creative Avocado Recipes To Try

Rock out with your guac out.<p>For more, like Spoon University on <b>Facebook</b> or pin with them on <b>Pinterest</b>.

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

How Introverts Can Network Without Changing Their Personalities

Meeting new people in social situations doesn’t have to be the most painful thing ever. Here’s how to network and stay true to who you are.<p>Introverts are making a lot of progress at work. Companies have begun recognizing the advantages introverts bring to the table and introverts are starting to …

Personality

The Girl on the Train Book Club Discussions

Thanks to our genius books editor (and soon-to-be-published author!), Liz Egan, we officially have a <i>Glamour</i> Book Club. And in our inaugural meeting—on a sunny Wednesday afternoon, fueled by perfectly homemade chocolate chip cookies—we mulled over the hardcover fiction title that has been sitting on …

Books