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10 Foods You Can Eat to Reduce Bloating Quickly

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI: dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if …

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9 Sleeping Habits That Could Make You A Smarter Person

Would you believe it if I said you could sleep your way to success? Turns out, you can! Research has shown that the functioning of our brain is …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

New Tax Laws for 2016: What You Need to Know

Tax day for 2016 is approaching, and there are a few changes to expect in 2016 regarding tax law that you should be aware of when preparing your taxes. Here is what you need to know to ensure you're heading into this year prepared.<p><b>Affordable Care Act Penalties:</b> People without health insurance in …

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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23 New Hair Tricks You Need To Try Right Now

Will 2016 be your best hair year yet? It might just be with one or more of these 23 easy hairstyling tricks.<p><b>The $1 Trick to Way Shinier Hair</b><p><b>Haircuts That Take Off 10 Years</b><p><b>3 Easy Ways to Make Your Dye Job Last Longer</b><p><b>51 New Hair Ideas to Try in 2016</b><p><b>Why You Should Really Condition Before You</b> …

The Sleep Habits Of These Successful Millennials Could Change The Way You Work

To be a young, ambitious, hard-working professional in today’s always-on workforce often means skimping on sleep in the process. With deadlines to meet and boundaries to break, sleep sometimes falls to the wayside. But that’s a sacrifice some smart, savvy millennials refuse to make -- and they’re …

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Firecracker Shrimp Wonton Tacos

<i>Crispy taco-style wonton shells loaded with sweet and spicy firecracker shrimp, sweet mango, crunchy slaw, and cilantro! A quick and easy appetizer</i> …

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

Getting up any earlier is basically torture.<p>A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

13 Tips For Parenting Your Teen

My mother would say that being a parent is the hardest job on the planet. Certainly it's the only job you can't quit or get fired from. And, there's no pay -- at least not in actual money. Instead, the way parenting works is that you, the parent, pour yourself into the universe surrounding this …

You Don't Have to 'Figure Yourself Out' Before You Can Love Someone Else

I've seen this scenario multiple times.<p>Girl is having problems with relationship with guy.<p>Girl goes to her friends for relationship advice... over... and over... and over again.<p>Girl's friends eventually start saying, "Maybe you should spend some time just trying to figure yourself out right now …

How Your Money-Personality Builds (Or Destroys) Your Business And Wealth

After getting up close and personal with the finances of hundreds of different business owners—all with definite money habits and philosophies—I can safely say that there are 5 different money personalities. These money personalities explain why some entrepreneurs never seem to spend money; whereas …

Giving thanks could be the key to lasting relationships

Now think about how you <i>reacted</i> to that little act of kindness.<p>Research suggests that people who are grateful — not just by saying a quick "thanks" but also by internally processing that gratitude — get a happiness boost.<p>More importantly, they also tend to feel more connected to their significant …

10 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

We all desire to have a relationship that is filled with happiness, joy, and -- most importantly -- love.<p>Unfortunately, for many of us, we've been exposed to so many unhealthy relationships in our lives that we don't know what a truly healthy relationship even looks and feels like. So here are 10 …

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight

Simple yet often overlooked steps to improve your sleep, relationships, and productivity.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and …

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Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

You'll Go Through These 6 Stages In A Long-Term Relationship

All relationships begin differently. Every couple has their own story. Maybe you were friends for years before you started dating. Or maybe the two …

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Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

15 Porn Sites That Women Love Watching

A Cosmopolitan writer tells us where ladies go to get turned on.<p><i>Originally published on Cosmopolitan.com</i><p>Women can enjoy porn just as much as guys do. But it's shockingly hard for us to find good porn in which the woman is actually enjoying herself in a realistic way, and doesn't make us feel bad or …

12 healthy habits to get a better night's sleep, according to scientists

And our bodies might be suffering for it.<p>Whether it is because we're staying up late watching the latest show or lying awake in bed, unable to sleep, about 20% of Americans are sleep deprived, experts estimate.<p>Rather than suffer through the day feeling groggy, here are 12 science-backed habits that …

Tone 2 muscle groups in 1 workout with these dual-training exercises

Want to get your most out of your workout!? For ultimate fat burning and total efficiency when it comes to your sweat session there are a few strategies that are a must! For last week's edition of Tone Up Tuesdays, we talked about the importance of High Intensity Interval Training and shared a few …

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23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

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10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

How to Pack Serious Flavor into Your Noodles

It takes a LOT of strength to pass up a food truck. You know why. First and foremost, the smell — so delicious it almost knocks you out. Second, it’s made by total pros — people who live, breathe and sleep their style of fare. And finally, that order in-order up convenience (okay, maybe <i>after</i> an …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

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An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in <i>Science</i> even calculated that for the sleep deprived, an extra hour of sleep can do more for their daily happiness than a $60,000 raise. Arianna Huffington, <i>Thrive</i><p><b>A Good Night's Sleep</b><p>Few things can make …