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15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

Could the timing of meals help you lose weight?

More evidence suggests it may not be all about <i>what</i> you eat, but <i>when</i> you eat that will help you control your weight.<p>People who finished eating all their meals by early afternoon had smaller fluctuations in hunger and burned slightly more fat than people who ate throughout the day, a small new study …

Nutrition

The Trump effect

A little over 9 percent of san franciscans voted for Donald Trump. I wasn’t one of them, but I understand why people did. It was their way of sending …

Gene which delays Alzheimer' Disease by 17 years discovered by scientists

Scientists made the discovery while studying Colombians who are genetically predisposed to get Alzheimer's early<p>A gene which slows the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by 17 years has been discovered by scientists leading to hopes that its effects could be mimicked with drugs to delay the devastating …

How to stay focused at work during the stressful holiday season

When people ask you what you’re doing over the holidays, they typically mean outside of work. And without question, travel plans, budgeting, shopping …

Your stressful job may kill you -- especially if you're a woman, study says

If you suspect your stressful job is killing you, a new study says you may be right — especially if you're a woman.<p>After analyzing data on nearly 140,000 workers from three continents, researchers found that those with "high-strain" jobs were 22% more likely than their peers to suffer a stroke. The …

'Mad Men' stars: Then and now

A look back at the cast before they were forever ingrained into the '60s advertising culture.

Mad Men

Why America's Best Restaurants Might Lose a Crucial Labor Source

Would you believe the meals served in many of America's most prestigious restaurants are prepared with the use of illegal labor? By and large, they are — and no, that's not a reference to undocumented workers. Instead, many of the workers prepping <i>mise en place</i> in restaurants across the country are …

Hospitality

Building the Perfect Hair Arsenal: From the Best Blow-Dryer to the Ultimate Shampoo

At the end of fashion month, we find ourselves reminiscing about the variety of hairstyles used to bring our favorite runway looks to life. While we try to decide which waves, ponytails, or chignons to attempt—the futuristic updos from Balenciaga and Prada are at the top of our list—a hair arsenal …

Women's blue: five different looks – in pictures

Blue may not be the warmest colour, but it’s a favourite on the catwalk this season. Pick shades from from steel and sky to pastel to make a simple outfit on-trend. Fashion editor Jo Jones shows you how<p><i>Hair and make-up: Dina at Soho Management using Chanel S2015 and Body Excellence and Korres hair</i> …

Crack vs. powder: Why cocaine arrests aren’t the same

Black Americans are at a higher risk for arrest and incarceration due to drug possession. But experts say the reasons why are more complex than …

Criminal Sentencing

Topshop Unique Fall 2015 RTW Runway

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Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up.<p>After years of progressively tighter rules on borrower eligibility in the …

Clocking off: Japan calls time on long-hours work culture

Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>New employees sing the company song at a firm in Tokyo in 2013.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/19/1424348983496/8feb7217-383e-4fc9-8602-a516c2139b9d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>New employees sing the …

Employment

Raising the Barre

This time of year, exercising outdoors is no walk in the park, making Barre—the muscle-lengthening workout favored by models like Jourdan Dunn, Elsa Hosk, and Miranda Kerr—all the more appealing. And now there’s a new place to practice the ballet-inspired method: Barre3 recently opened its doors in …

West Village