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The 26 Most Raved-About Retinols and Why You Should Be Using Them

Skin Care

Our 6 Must Reads for Managers to Give Feedback That Helps People Grow

Some of the most popular advice we've ever given on First Round Review concerns feedback. There's a reason why Kim Scott's piece on how to give …

RPGs

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Yoga Inversions for Beginners | A Step by Step Guide

318 Shares<p><b>Trusting, letting go and turning things upside down often seems a little scary. But like most things once we conquer the initial fear and</b> …

Yoga

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

10 of the most inventive IKEA furniture hacks

As Tom Dixon launches his collection of "authorised hacks" for IKEA, which allow customers to customise their furniture, here's a look at the best …

Kitchens

This $18 Eye Cream Works Miracles, According to Amazon Reviews

As a woman with chronically dark circles who came out of another woman who also has chronically dark circles, I always thought under-eye cream was sort of bullsh*t. Sure, there are steps you can take to brighten up things, such as sleep (duh), eating more vitamin K-enriched foods, and cleaning out …

Skin Care

Our Most Popular Recipes with Only 3 Ingredients

As someone who is very much a minimalist, I firmly believe the best recipes are the ones with the least amount of ingredients. Not only are they …

10 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Turn Mushrooms into Dinner

When it comes to adding vegetables to dinner, there are two camps: the ones I pick in an effort to feel like I'm doing something good for myself (aka …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

10 Vegetarian Low-Carb Recipes That Are Simply Mouthwatering

There is an overabundance of vegetarian meals out there ready for you to prep for dinner tonight, but what we noticed was that most meat-free options …

Cooking

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

This beautiful Swiss town won't let you share Insta pics because it doesn't want people to get FOMO

The stunning and quaint town of Bergün has banned photography within its limits. And for good reason. Because of its awe-spiring scenery and …

Social Media

5 Free E-Books on Lighting in Photography

An understanding of light is essential when you truly want to grow as a photographer, irrespective of what you enjoy shooting – whether it is …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

Workouts

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

27 Products On Amazon Our Readers Are Loving Right Now

Tooth-whitening dirt, a Harry Potter–themed Haggadah, and 25 other favorite products from our recent posts<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 7 Best At-Home Peels

Just the word "peel" sounds more than a little intimidating — in actuality, it's just a succinct way of describing chemical exfoliants that work to lift dead skin cells, pollution and dirt from the skin, revealing newer, glowier cells beneath. With a professional, either a dermatologist or …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life | Inc.com

Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go in life.<p>The third: Just …

Self-improvement

Latin Dance Workout For Your Living Room (So You Can Dance Like Nobody's Watching)

A great dance workout lifts your spirits while torching calories, and Latin dance definitely fits that bill. Equinox instructor Nicole Steen leads this high energy dance class — she will keep you smiling as you sweat. Plus, you might just learn some new moves. So lace up your dancing shoes, press …

Fitness

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

Self-improvement

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Healthy Eating

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Italian Food