Jennifer O

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I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

The Queen Returns

After a four-year hiatus, Nicki Minaj is back with a banging album and a new outlook on life.<p>Nicki Minaj sits in a dim recording studio beneath a red fluorescent light that reads “NICKI.” But this is not her studio. It’s a rental, a sprawling, Spanish-style compound in Burbank, located on one of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Consciousness

Georgina Chapman on Life After Harvey Weinstein

On the day in late February when I arrive at Georgina Chapman’s town house in the West Village to interview her, it’s unseasonably hot, nearly 80 degrees. I am ushered to the parlor floor, where, even though it feels like August outside, a fire is roaring away. As I wait, it suddenly dawns on me …

Rihanna on Body Image, Turning 30, and Staying Real—No Matter What

It’s a foggy spring night in Paris, and Rihanna has just wrapped up a meeting with her accountant in the penthouse suite of the Four Seasons hotel, a place that will serve as her makeshift office for the next few days. The evening panorama from the terrace is about as picture-postcard pretty as …

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Plants

The Résumé: The Winding, Everlasting Career of William H. Macy

Tucked away in the corner of a bar and grill in Playa Vista, I spot William H. Macy holding court. I’m 15 minutes early but Macy has beat me here. In …

Macy's

3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …

Nutrition

Cardi B’s Money Moves

The rapper responsible for last year’s most unexpected hit emerged from a singular New York City story of strip clubs, gangs, and below-board basement butt injections. Navigating new fame and a new record, Invasion of Privacy, Cardi B is fighting to stay true to her Bronx roots while the world …

Rap & Hip-Hop

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

Italian Easter Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the crust: Combine flour, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until combined, 3 to 4 times. Add …

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your motivation. They give …

Self-help

How Meditation Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Mindfulness and meditation are, as they say, "trending" these days, but with pretty good reason. You've probably heard a friend talking about the …

Meditation

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, …

Bill Clinton

This Japanese Concept Can Help Your Team Be Happier and More Productive

Helping people connect their passions with their work makes for happier and more productive workplace.<p>The Japanese call it "<i>ikigai",</i> which loosely translates as a reason for being or getting up in the morning. It encompasses what you love, what you are good at, and what the world needs. It cannot …

Ikigai

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

The Happiest People Always Make Sure They Do Any of These 8 Things Daily

Try any of these to increase your happiness levels at home or at work.<p>Chances are you landed here looking for practical, real-life advice to get you on track toward living a more positive and fulfilling life. Well, good news. Here are eight ways to do it, with most of them solidly grounded in …

Happiness

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked by Richard Branson Will Move You to Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Apple Cider Vinegar Is the Wonder Serum That Can Do Way More Than You Realized

Apple cider vinegar is commonly used as a home remedy for everything from weight loss to hiccups to sore throats. After hearing a brief synopsis of apple cider vinegar's benefits, it sounds like there are few things it <i>can't</i> cure. But before you start throwing back ACV in massive doses, remember …

Cider

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

The Best Firming Neck Creams for Every Budget

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8 Foods You Should Start Eating This Month To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

Cardio is great and crunches get to the core of things. But when it comes to shedding pounds from your middle, food is a big factor. We asked Colette …

Woman Loses 155 Pounds by Cutting Out These Four Foods

While Australian Casey Gemmell had never been a "tiny" girl, she never thought she was "THAT big," according to a post in her inspirational Facebook …

A hotel booking site has revealed the things you should always ask for at hotel check-in to get 5-star treatment without paying for it

Staying in a nice hotel is a rare luxury for most of us, meaning that you'll want to make the most of it when you do.<p>With this in mind, travel experts at Hotels.com have shared some tips and tricks for scoring lesser-known freebies or upgrades that'll make your stay that little bit more …

How To Transform Your Life, Just By Breathing

Everything you need to know about breathwork<p>You’re probably pretty used to taking a deep breath whenever you’re feeling stressed out or overwhelmed, so it should make intuitive sense that there's an entirepractice behind using the breath to calm our minds and ease anxiety, amongst a whole slew of …

These Are the Top 10 Risks to the World in 2018

Markets are soaring, but divisions are deepening among citizens of both developed and developing countries.<p>Liberal democracy currently has less …

Geopolitics

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …