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Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Should I Quit -- Or Wait For Them To Fire Me?

Dear Liz,<p>I quit my job in November and took a few weeks off around the end of the year.<p>I loved that job for the first two years but then they fired my boss and everything went downhill immediately. I stuck it out for another six months before quitting the job three months ago.<p>I think I took my next …

Don't Set Your Alarm to Your Favorite Song

When you use your phone as your alarm clock, you might <i>think</i> that you want to wake up to your favorite song. You do not. The first couple of days …

Why It Feels So Good to Cancel Plans Last Minute, and How to Stop

There’s something magical about cancelling plans last minute—yes, I’ve heard the John Mulaney joke. You instantly get to do whatever you want and not …

Self-help

When The World Feels Out Of Control, Focus On What You Can Control

For those suffering from post-election PTSD or other feelings of worry, despair or emotional upheaval, your pain is shared throughout the country and the world. However, for the sake of your emotional health and your ability to pilot the controllable factors in your life, it’s important to shift to …

Job Hunting Tips For 2017

The way we go about getting jobs has changed. Through technology and the networks that offer more intel on our prospective employers, we are better prepared than ever to find the right career path.<p>The latest generation of job-seekers is also different, and not only in how it approaches the task of …

Employment

Weight Gain and Aging: An explanation and solution

First we grow longer. Then we grow wider. People assume that weight gain is just another unavoidable insult in the aging process. They’re wrong.<p>Such thinking characterizes many of our notions about “normal” aging. Other casualties in this category include your bone, balance, muscle and marbles. …

Work Up to Handstands With Wall Walks

Handstands are fun and impressive, besides just being a great workout. But if you’re having trouble even getting your feet off the ground—hey, I’m …

Exercise

How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

I love books. I can’t leave a bookstore without at least one. But I also have a tendency to buy books and not actually read them. Somewhere along the …

Pack “Outfit Rolls” for a Smoother Family Vacation

Rolling clothes is one of the best ways to pack for a vacation, and if you have kids, it is also a great way to pack entire outfits so getting ready …

Three Tips to Have Fun at Events When Everyone Else Is Drinking

We all have varying opinions of alcohol, but for a lot of people, alcohol is a way to loosen up and be comfortable at events. As this video by …

How To Cut Carbs For Weight Loss

Carbohydrates are one of the most confusing aspects of nutrition. I say this as a dietitian who has helped countless clients lose weight. And I understand the confusion.<p>First you hear that you should eat fewer carbohydrates (or none at all!) and then you hear that you should eat more. On top of the …

Nutrition

Boost Your Confidence In Social Situations With the "60 Seconds" Game

Sometimes finding your confidence is as simple as breaking the ice. The next time you’re at a conference, party, or other social event, try this game …

Dumbbell Pullover - 3 Reasons To Perform Pullovers

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

The Problem With Being Too Agreeable

Half an hour had passed and I sat in my car, waiting for my habitually tardy friend to arrive so I could help her move. Resentment and anger started …

This Amazing Japanese Technique Will Help You Overcome Laziness

4 Shares<p>Email Comments<p><b>PUTTING AN END TO PROCRASTINATION AND LAZINESS ISN’T AS HARD AS YOU THINK, THANKS TO THE JAPANESE TECHNIQUE OF KAIZEN.</b><p>There are …

Save Time and Get Stronger With Single-Set Training

The argument has been around for decades. <b>Is multiple-set strength training better than single-set strength training?</b> For the uninitiated, …

Four Ways to Deal With a Bossy Coworker

You’ve got a coworker who, to put it diplomatically, has a hard time keeping their leadership tendencies in check. In other words, he treats you like …

A Clever Way to Bake Several Flavors of Chicken All at Once

While it’s good to have healthy homemade meals just a microwave beep away, eating the same flavors for days gets boring fast. The next time you pop …

If You Can't Be Trusted With Little Things, No One Will Help With Big Things

Low-level grunt work can feel demoralizing, but there’s a good reason to do it well anyway. If the people you work with don’t think you can handle …

Tie Your House Key Into Your Shoelaces When You Go for a Run

If your running gear doesn’t have any pockets for storing your key, use your shoes. Your laces will keep it nice and safe.<p>The last thing you want is …

Write Email With Maximum Efficiency Using This Military System

If you’re tired of spending all of your time writing email, or feel like your email requests never get properly fulfilled, give this military-based …

Military

Rewire Anxiety Into Confidence By Changing Your Outlook of Your Future

Being anxious about the future can cripple your ability to do well. If you’re anxious, change how you look at your future to turn your behavior from …

When It's Okay to Workout While You're Sick, and When You Shouldn't

Common sense says you should never workout when you’re not feeling well, but there are a few exceptions. If you’re worried your illness is taking you …

Why You Shouldn't Work More Than 90 Minutes Without Taking a Break

We often discuss the importance of taking more breaks to be more productive, but the folks at PayScale have put together a great explanation for …

Force Yourself to Wear "Maybe Clothes" When Decluttering Your Closet

If you try to pare down your wardrobe, you’ll end up with items you want to keep, items you want to toss, and items that are somewhere in between. …

Stimulate Faster Gains With This Biceps Curl Variation

This slight tweak to the classic curl will help you get the pump you crave<p>If bigger arms are on your wish list, then the spider curl—also known as the decline dumbbell curl—is a must-do, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Australia Training Advisor Cam Byrnes.<p>Performing the curl while lying chest down on an …

Muscle

The Sleep With Me Podcast Tells Awesome, Boring Bedtime Stories to Help You Fall Asleep

You’d think we’d all be sleep champs of the world by now, but alas, many of us still have trouble falling asleep, despite our best efforts. The last …

Science Has Discovered a Surprising Cure for Social Anxiety, and You're Going to Like It | Inc.com

There's no shortage of suggestions on how to get over your social anxiety out there, but you're not going to like most of them.<p>Take "radical implosion," for example. Recommended by both psychologists and a handful of formerly shy celebrities like Conan O'Brien and Will Ferrell, this method …

Depression