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17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don't live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn't have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have shared their best tips for living life to the fullest before you hit middle age. All you have to do is heed their advice.<p>We checked out some of those …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

5 Long-Distance Relationship Problems You Might Run Into When Times Get Tough

Long-distance relationships are in a category of their own. Most couples don't have to worry about the cost of traveling to see one another, and they …

7 No-Cook Sweet Treats Under 200 Calories

Do you love snacks? I love snacks. Some people are fine with just three good meals a day, but I rarely go without a little something mid-afternoon, …

Healthy Eating

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

20 Easy Ways To Revamp Your Boring Room Into A Cozy Paradise With Fairy Lights

Right now, my room looks like a crime scene with all the disregarded clothes, under garments casually beautifying table tops and chairs, and a family …

10 phrases truly confident people don’t use (too much)

Can you fake confidence?<p>The truth is, lots of people use the trick of "faking it" til they make it when it comes to confidence.<p>Confidence is an …

Self-improvement

Retouching Isn’t Just for Portraits: Here’s How to Use Photoshop to Clean up All Your Images (VIDEO)

To some photographers the term “retouching” implies using Photoshop and Lightroom to enhance portrait photos. But as you’ll see in the tutorial …

3 Simple Salad Dressings to Give Your Lettuce Something to Live For

Sign us up for carrot-ginger.<p>We've all had the Sad Dinner. The kind of dinner that you're eating for health reasons, or just because it's what's in your fridge and you can't muster the strength to go to the grocery store. One shouldn't be ashamed of the Sad Dinner—it's an inevitability.<p>But these …

Chicken Breast

10 Succulents That Thrive Indoors

Don’t Let Past Failures Deter You<p>Although it’s tempting to snip some cuttings and bring indoors all the fabulous succulents that thrive in the …

4 Egg Sandwiches That Will Make Your Mornings So Much Better

01 of 04<p>Since breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day - why not make one dish that has everything you need to get your day started?<p>…

12 Creative Gluten Free Zucchini Recipes

Summer is all about fresh and seasonal produce. When you've got some fabulous zucchini growing in your garden and you've know idea what to do with …

Cold brew coffee ice cream is here and it looks magical

When summer hits, cold coffee is an absolute delight.<p>It wakes us up while ticking off the whole ‘I am sweating all over and wish to fill my insides …

4 quick stretches that undo the damage your desk job is causing your body

We don’t blame you for not wanting to work out after an eight-plus hour day—you’re exhausted, your body hurts and all you want to do is shower and …

Yoga

How To Create a Culture of Mindfulness

The tech space, it turns out, has an especially acute need for the practice because, well, it isn't exactly synonymous with Zen.<p>If there were a scientifically proven, free way to improve your employees' performance and sense of well-being, wouldn't you do it? Enter: meditation.<p>No, it is not …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

Picture this: You've just finished working your busiest time of the year. For all your efforts, you receive a nice paycheck.<p>To reward yourself, you …

The Kitchen Cabinet Color I'm Currently Obsessed With

(Image credit: ​Echo and Earl | ​Design*Sponge)<p>When I become enamored of something, I tend to get very one-track minded, sometimes, without even …

Kitchens

11 Ways To Get The Smoothest, Softest, Fullest Lips Ever

Oh so kissable.

Skin Care

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

Nutrition

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

9 Things Millennials Should Consider Before Moving In Together

So it’s time to take the next big step in your relationship: you and your significant other have decided to move in together. If that describes you, you’re not alone. According to the Pew Research Trust, 9.2 percent of Millennial couples are cohabitating – a 59% increase since 1997.<p>It’s an exciting …

Home Economics

Mexican Egg and Tortilla Chip Scramble

Melt the butter in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the poblano, scallions and jalapeno; cook, stirring occasionally, until …

Breakfast

Inside a Fashion Blogger's Dreamy West Village Apartment

Kat Tanita is not the type to sit still. With a successful fashion blog and travel app under her belt, she's most likely jetting off to Mexico or …

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen Approach to Self-improvement)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “CompoundingThe post How to be 1% Better Every Day (The Kaizen …

Self-improvement

9 at-home remedies that actually work

And that's not the only old-school remedy that scientists have actually found to be helpful.<p>Here are nine weird household tricks that you can really use to ward off pain, soothe a cold, calm a headache, and brighten your smile.

15 Profound Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind Wide Open

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then my word you’re in some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy …

How to Create a Stunning Gallery Wall With Your Own Photos

If the idea of building a gallery wall exhausts you, we have that in common. The entire process — from collecting and framing the art to executing the installation — felt overwhelming when I attempted it on my own. It wasn't until Simply Framed asked me to try its new Print & Frame service that I …

Framing

Incredible images from DJI's SkyPixel 2016 aerial photography competition

Incredible images from SkyPixel 2016 competition<p><i>SkyPixel, DJI's online aerial photo sharing platform, has shared the winners of its 2016 photo</i> …