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See Vintage Photos of Cute Animals from the ASPCA Archives

ASPCA rescue puppies in cardboard pet transport boxes, 1970s.<br>ASPCA<p>1 of 11<p>According to legend, Henry Bergh was traveling in St. Petersburg around 1863 …

How To Get Rid Of A Headache Without Medicine

Rebecca Beris<p>Read full profile<p>We have all had those days when we feel weighed down by a persistent headache. These headaches can be so bothersome …

Mindfulness

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Time Management

11 DIY Body Scrubs to Give Your Skin That Summer Glow

As the weather starts heating up, one thing becomes abundantly clear: Beach season is upon us! And while we start shopping for those stylish one-piece swimsuits and trying out our easy summer hairstyles, we’re also hunting for our new fave summer skin products. Surviving a long cold winter of dry, …

6 Simple Ways to Get Motivated Again When You're Not Feeling Motivated

As a motivational speaker and book author, often after I give a keynote speech, someone in the audience will ask me how to get motivated again, because some people through the ups and downs of life kind of loose their spark, they loose their level of motivation. So here is the big question -- how …

Motivation

If you struggle to meditate, try this

I was on vacation last week, and I spent a few days in Cape Cod. In March, it's a gray place. Most of the things that make it "the Cape" in the eyes of folks who visit in the summer — the warm weather, the clam shacks, the traffic — are absent. Rather than being a tourist paradise, it's just a …

A 30 Minute Treadmill Workout That’ll Burn Fat In Overdrive

When you hop on the treadmill at the gym, you want to make sure your run is as efficient as possible. Consider this 30 minute treadmill workout …

7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

I Exercised Like My Wife for a Month...and Only Collapsed Twice

What's it like being the only guy in a fitness class full of women? As one man learned, that's not the hard part<p>A few months ago, I started working …

Marie Kondo's tips for organizing your kitchen

Professional organizer Marie Kondo has seemingly taken over the world — or at least the closet of someone you know — in the past year. Her bestselling book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" is 213 compelling pages about, you guessed it, the art of tidying.<p>In Kondo's newest book, "Spark Joy," …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

16 Creative Alternatives To The Boring Old Wedding Guest Book

Write on!<p>The wedding guest book is a keepsake you'll hold on to for years and years to come.<p>That's why we say you should ditch the standard pen and paper in favor of something with a bit more pizazz. Below, we've rounded up 16 out-of-the-box ideas that will always make you look back on your day …

Here’s How to Burn More Calories on an Elliptical

<i>Your time is precious, so make the most of it. These tips from Self will help you make the most of your elliptical workout.</i><p>Intimidated by the elliptical? Don't be: This gym favorite can be a great way to work out your arms and legs, and can be super helpful when it comes to weight loss, especially …

4 Expert Tips For Running With Your Pup

Running alongside your pooch can be a process but with just a few minor changes and things to look out for, you both can successfully get a great …

Family dog politely brings home 1 pound of weed

Not that we had any doubts, but dogs truly are man's best friend.<p>In a Facebook post, the Jones County Sheriff's Department reported that a family dog …

Skiing + man's best friend = skijoring, with love

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (CNN) —</b> Few sports start with picking the right life partner. But skijoring -- cross-country skiing aided by an additional conveyance, often a dog -- is one.<p>"Any dog that pulls at its leash can be a skijoring dog," provided it's big enough to pull you, said Dallas Johnson, a skijorer of …

I Made My Dog Instagram Famous, Here’s How You Can Too

Instagram has become a powerhouse for a lot of things. One of the biggest? Making everyday people pseudo-celebrities. From style bloggers to fitness fanatics, if you’ve got a specific niche with a consistently well-branded aesthetic, you can own a certain space on the Internet. Outside of people …

Create the Cat Palace of Your Kitty’s Dreams

Cat lovers — if you’re the type of kitty-cat mom who goes to cat yoga classes, it’s time for you to step it up and create a palace for your furry king or queen. We’re not talking about houses made of paper bags or cardboard boxes with cheap shaggy carpeting — we’re talking full-on luxury. Make a …

This Crafty DIY Case Keeps Your Laptop Nice And Cozy

I believe it's important to invest in well-made products. I don't want to buy something that's cheap, poorly-made, and badly designed. When I buy …

Laptops

Chunky Woven Bath Mat DIY

Shopping for bath mats isn't the most glamorous way to spend an afternoon, but spending a few hours enjoying your new favorite hobby with the outcome …

Knitting

DIY Door Stop Designs Your Home Needs Right Now

Door stops are accessories every home needs but doesn’t always have. Sure, you can look at a door stop and only see a practical item that keeps your …

30 *Insane* Grilled Cheese Recipes to Keep You Cheesing All Month

As if you needed a reason to indulge in a grilled cheese sandwich (or two), April is National Grilled Cheese Month. Whether you’re looking for a traditional savory grilled cheese, a sugary Nutella filled option or a mix of the two (think: raisin bread grilled cheese with Red Leicester), you’ll find …

Bored Panda Helped Me Quit My Day Job To Make Fantasy Book Covers For A Living

Hello! My name is Aniko! All of my life I knew that one day I am going to be a successful artist, but many life circumstances tried to push me off …

11 Spicy Dishes to Heat Up Your Weekend

Don't reach for your standard, go-to recipes this weekend. Instead, spice things up by trying something new in the kitchen. Even better, try a recipe …

Burn Serious Calories With This 10-Minute Cardio + Strength Routine

<i>This article originally appeared in the April 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>The treadmill-and-weights class trend keeps picking up pace. Boutique fitness …

Experts Say This Diet Could Help You Lose Weight And Get More Sleep

Because you're trying to lose weight -- not sleep.<p>You might already know that good shut-eye plays a key role in dropping unwanted pounds. Research has consistently connected a lack of sleep to weight gain and, conversely, research shows that good sleep typically helps weight loss.<p>But a new study …

Nutrition

Interesting Photo of the Day: Standoff Between Heron and Hawk

The Internet’s favorite kind of nature photo is an anthropomorphic nature photo. Sure, we could look at pretty photos of birds if we wanted to, but …

Photos

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

Studies Prove That You Can Do This Crazy Thing in Your Sleep

On any given night, you slip into your favorite PJs, apply your fave Korean beauty products and snuggle up under the covers, settling in for a long night of…. learning? Yep, that’s right. A new study published in the journal <i>Science</i> shows that sleepytime can be the best time to cement your learning …

B&N Readouts

When Myers finally made contact, he told Lacy to meet him at the same marina in St. Augustine. Everything was the same—same sweltering heat and …