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7 Healthy Habit Swaps To Make In 2016

<i>This article was originally published on December 26, 2015.</i><br>Listen — we’re all busy people. Between friendships, relationships, work or school, and …

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How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

5 Hacks for Overcoming Procrastination

Discover these five hacks for overcoming procrastination and get started on your most meaningful goals and projects.

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

7 More Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well | Inc.com

Sometimes you sit down to a difficult task and find yourself flying through it, solving problems with aplomb, and coming up with new and creative approaches. Other times, you can’t seem to get off square one. You can’t find any solutions to problems. Getting anything done is an impossible chore.<p>If …

The complete guide to cocktail glassware

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>To help you out, we've put together a handy guide of which glasses and bar accessories you'll need for which cocktails.<p>And then it's up …

College Textbooks Don't Need to Break the Bank: 10 Tips to Save You Money

With the summer now halfway over, students and their parents are looking ahead to college in the fall. In addition to budgeting for rising tuition costs, students are facing ever-increasing costs for their textbooks. Over the past decade, textbook prices have grown at three times the rate of …

5 sensible self-defense tips for women returning to college campuses

As students flood college campuses across the country, many female undergrads will explore their new surroundings, meet new friends — and may find their personal safety compromised at one point, whether at social events, inside dorm rooms or even just walking home at night from the library.<p>Colleges …

7 Tips for Choosing a College Major You'll Love

The major you choose is arguably the most important decision you will make in college, especially because it can affect your career choices after graduation.<p>Still, not knowing what to study when first starting college is normal--between 20% and 50% of students start off as undeclared. Your early …

8 Unconventional Tips for Saving Money in College

<i>By Jenna Lee, Social Media Manager at Credit Karma</i><p>If you've ever researched how to save money in college, you've probably heard a lot of the same advice like "buy used books," or "avoid eating out." And while those tips are good and useful, sometimes you need to think outside of the box to make …

19 Tips in 19 Tweets: College Selection Advice for the Class of 2019

The college search and application process for prospective students is really picking up speed, especially for the class of 2019. Maybe you are feeling a bit overwhelmed -- sifting through all that information?<p>To make it a little more digestible, my admissions colleagues (who have more than 144 …

Who could be Sia’s next muse?

Dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler has hung up her leotard after a year of mind-blowing collaborative performances as Sia’s blonde-wigged muse. Under the tutelage of choreographer Ryan Heffington, the 12-year-old danced her way through three of the singer's mega hits, including “Chandelier”, “Elastic …

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14 Things To Do To Be A Great Writer

I am an author, a playwright, and a freelance editor. I get asked all of the time what advice I have for aspiring writers. I have met a lot of …

13 Things You’ve Been Doing All Wrong

Do you feel like there’s something you’ve been doing all wrong and don’t know what to change or do about it? Sometimes, we’re under the impression …

The (Very Opinionated) Bon Appétit Guide to Weddings

Follow these rules for a wedding that feels like the best dinner party you've ever thrown.<p>When was the last time you left a wedding and thought, "That meal was <i>delicious</i>?" Oh, that's right. Never. There's only one wedding guarantee besides unflattering bridesmaids' dresses: The food will be …

8tracks indie music library is a hipster's dream

If your musical tastes are too obscure for Spotify and Pandora, 8tracks' got you covered. The radio-style app averages eight million active members and about 30 million hours of streaming every month. Today, the company is rolling out a library feature that allows members (or DJs) to access 6.5 …

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46 Incredibly Useful Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone

Here's what you need to know before traveling abroad solo.<p>Nikki Vargas, travel blogger at The Pin the Map Project, told BuzzFeed Life that her solo traveling began as a way to venture into the world alone with her thoughts. "One of the beautiful things about solo traveling is that you're living …

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What Are the Amazing Health Benefits of Apples?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Apples are the second most popular fruit in the US (bananas are the first),1 with each American eating about 19 pounds a year. …

The 5 Affordable Bottles to Make Sure You Have (a Lot of) at Your Wedding

You know what people want to do at weddings? Drink. So let them.<p>An open bar is worth the splurge—nothing takes the life out of a party like having to leave the dance floor to get your wallet. But you don’t have to break the bank or settle for whatever off-brand booze your budget or your venue calls …

3 Simple Ways to Beat Stress and Boost Happiness

<i>Unlocking happiness may be as easy as these three tips from YourTango.</i><p>Are you going to let stress ruin your life? Hell no! Start doing these small rituals . . . ASAP!<br>Stress is powerful — manage it or it manages you, right?<p>How many times has stress overtaken you, depleting your energy and stealing …

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Knowing Your Frequency: 3 Simple Steps to Getting What You Truly Desire

Many times when we want to create something new in our life we go at it with this initial excitement. Yet, if we could probe our mind and thoughts we …

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The Best Places to Stargaze in America

For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light …

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Why You Can't Lose Weight

<b>1. You overeat healthy food.</b> Nuts, avocados, whole wheat pasta, olive oil, and dark chocolate are all natural and healthy, but they aren't void of calories. You still need to watch how much you eat of the good stuff. For example, avocado offers a ton of health benefits, but an entire fruit is over …