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The Leadership Skill Everybody Needs -- And 90% Of Managers Lack

There are good reasons it’s easy to find lousy managers in virtually every industry and function.<p>It is no surprise that nearly every working person has one Bad Boss story ready to share, if not a collection of them.<p>New managers typically receive little to no training in “people management,” …

Leadership

How to reduce your dementia risk in your 30s, 40s and 50s

The changes you make now could help keep your brain healthy and protect your memory in the long term…<p>Many people don't start to worry about dementia …

Dementia

Woman Loses 88 Pounds in One Year by Making 3 Simple Changes - Bright Box

26 year old Amanda was 100 kg (222 pounds) when she decided to do something about her overall health and weight. This remarkable journey helped her …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

9 Ways to Save Money on Groceries and Kitchen Supplies You Can Actually Stick To

When you waste leftovers, you also waste money.<p>If you’ve ever tracked how much money you’re spending each month, you’ll know that one of the biggest …

3 No-Cook Pasta Sauces You Should Have Up Your Sleeve at All Times

Three simple pasta sauces that come together in minutes, with zero stove time? Sign us up.<p>Skip the stove and toss together one of these three pasta crowd pleasers. They're not just simple, quick, and endlessly customizable: They're about to become your new favorite ways to top linguine, …

Italian Food

The inspirational tech guru who's owning cerebral palsy like a boss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Disability doesn't mean disadvantage. And Farida Bedwei, a celebrated software engineer from Ghana, is proof of that.<p>Born in 1979, Bedwei was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one -- cerebral palsy is an incurable neurological disorder that affects body movement and muscle …

7 Things I Learned on an Elimination Diet (and How They Still Keep Me Healthy Every Day)

Honestly, I'm totally averse to "diets."<p>I've never put myself on one because I think they often set people up to "fail" because they are not sustainable in the long-term. It's this really sad, vicious cycle of trying to find the next easy way to "get skinny" that ends up making people feel really …

Martin Luther King Was a Radical, Not a Saint

As we celebrate his birthday, it is easy to forget that in his day, in his own country, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was considered a dangerous troublemaker. Even President John Kennedy worried that King was being influenced by Communists. King was harassed by the FBI and vilified in the media. The …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

3 Things To Consider Before Entering Your Employer's 401K Plan

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do I need to know before entering my employer’s 401k plan?</i><p><i>Answer by Jane Chin, STEM Leadership and Medical Affairs, janechin.com, on Quora</i><p><b>Before entering your employer’s 401K plan, you need to decide:</b><p>Percent of pre-tax contributions<br>• Percent of …

6 Of The Best Leg Exercises That Aren't Squats Or Lunges

So you want more defined quads, hamstrings, glutes and calves in 2015, but you're sick and tired of squats and lunges. We hear you.<p>Squats and lunges are some of the most well-known -- and most effective -- lower-body moves, but it's never a bad idea to shake up your workout routine. And if shaking …

10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

How to Cook Pot Roast, Without a Recipe

Pot roast (or pot au feu if you're being fancy) is one of the most satisfying winter dishes. Here's how to nail it, every time<p>A few weeks back, just after Thanksgiving, Hugh Acheson posted this pot roast photo on his Instagram account. Two thoughts popped in my head: 1) Damn, that looks good. 2) …

Cooking

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

7 Reasons To Strengthen Your Core That Have Nothing To Do With 6-Pack Abs

The six-pack is nice and all, but here's why we really need strong, supportive abdominals.<p>By Corrie Pikul<p><b>Reason 1: It will help you outperform a bodybuilder in just about any sport (except for a weight-lifting competition)</b>.<p>The "core" refers to the multidimensional midsection of your body between …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

Cameron Diaz's Trainer Shares 7 Tips for an Insanely Fit Body

<b>Switch Up Your Arm Strengtheners</b><br>If you want to get seriously strong arms, Bass says it's important to vary the kinds of arm exercises you do and the weight you use—that's what he does with Cameron. "If you normally do 15 to 20 reps, try adding more weight and do 10," he says.<p><b>Be Sure to Feel the …

White America's Silence Enables Black Deaths

Let's be honest: The word white often makes white people uncomfortable. Many of us who are white, when asked to describe ourselves, do not say our race in our personal descriptions. A typical white person's description of themselves will likely include their gender, their ethnicity, and their …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Skin Care

20 Sex Toys That MIGHT Just Change Your LIFE

WH's picks of the top pleasure boosts-whether you want to go on a solo mission or share the good vibes with your guy.

Sex and the City

5 Weight-Loss Strategies You Should Absolutely Avoid

These no-good strategies will backfire on you.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from</i> POPSUGAR Fitness.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, it's important to steer clear of the quick fixes and focus instead on healthy weight-loss strategies. It's not always easy to …

Fitness

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Junk Gypsy sister duo Amie and Jolie Sikes gave Miranda Lambert's 1952 Airstream named Wanda...<p>Ready for spring cleaning? Here's how to clean …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Weight Loss

The Grocery List That Will Help You Drop Pounds, Build Muscle, and Gain Tons of Energy

Our four-week training plan with celebrity trainer David Kirsch begins Monday. Here are the foods he suggests you stock up on between now and then.<p>Starting this Monday, October 6, WomensHealthMag.com and celebrity trainer David Kirsch are kicking off <b>Tone Every Zone: The David Kirsch 28-Day,</b> …

The Secret That Helped One Celeb Trainer Lose 30 Pounds

And no, it's not some trendy Hollywood thing—it's way doable.<p>More proof that trying to lose weight and keep it off is a universal struggle: Even celebrity trainers—i.e., those who focus on diet and weight loss for a <i>living</i>—have their ups and downs. Over the weekend, Pilates-trainer-to-the-stars Kit …

Fitness

The Top 10 Habits of People with Long Lives

Want to know the secrets of those who tend to live longer lives? I’ll give you a hint: it doesn’t include regular trips to the fountain of youth. In …