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20 Breakfast Recipes To Take You Around The World

You might not have time to travel, but you should always have time for breakfast.

9 Ways Therapists Can Tell If Your Relationship Won't Work

<b>1. Your Conflicts Include Criticism and Contempt.</b><br>Instead of saying, "Please unload the dishwasher," it sounds more like this: "Do you have some sort of mental condition? Or are you just too stupid to remember to do what I asked?" Notice how the criticism is not about the task—it's about the person. …

5 Thigh Exercises for Fantastically Fit Legs

Looking to get knockout legs? Your thighs may seem like a daunting place to start, but they are actually easier to strengthen, elongate, and get lean …

50 Best Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

In fact, healthy snacks throughout the day is actually one of the best ways to avoid an expanding waistline. In a recent <i>Journal of Nutrition</i> study, …

Crock-Pot lover? 5 healthy slow cooker pork recipes you have to try

When we think of making pork in a slow cooker, most of us immediately think of pulled pork, but get stumped after that. But pork tenderloins and pork chops can fare well in the slow cooker in addition to pork shoulder, given the right recipe (like these). Best of all, they are all …

Cooking

The power of kindness

<i><br>How being good to others can be good for you.</i><p>Treating other people well isn't just good for your karma. It's good for your health and vitality, …

Our Favorite Peanut-Butter Cake Recipes

We've compiled our favorite peanut-butter cake recipes, from cheesecakes to cupcakes, to please your sweet tooth!<p>Swirls of semisweet chocolate, cream cheese, and peanut butter dance together in this heavenly dessert.

Easy 3-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it can also be the most difficult to make time for. In fact, despite 93% of Americans …

The 9 Ways to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

You've likely read some scary — and outdated! — research that says nearly half of marriages end in divorce. But rather than fret you'll one day become a statistic, why not work on protecting your marriage instead?<p>"You don't need to do monumental actions to divorce-proof your marriage," says …

Relationships

Staying Hungry - How to Get and Stay Motivated to Exercise

Motivation is a Muscle. Well not really. It is just a metaphor I used to describe the fact that like any muscle, motivation also needs to be worked …

How To Sneak In Fitness When You Have No Time

<i>The Anti-Diet Project is participating in First Lady Michelle Obama's #GimmeFive challenge! To learn more, click here.</i><p>In 2013, Maria Kang — a.k.a. …

Eating for Exercise: What, When, Why and How Much?

Eating the right foods before and after you exercise can make the difference between a killer workout and one that just kills you.<p>Like a car, your …

Nutrition

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

School settles ‘sextortion’ suit after allegations boys pressured girls for nude photos

An Oregon school district has agreed to pay $225,000 to three girls who claimed in a lawsuit they were bullied into sending nude photos of themselves to boys at their middle school.<p>The girls alleged in a 2013 “sextortion” lawsuit against the Clatskanie School District that the boys traded the …

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

A study in the <i>International Journal of Obesity</i> revealed that when compared to women who cycled at a consistent pace for 40 minutes, women who worked out for 20 minutes but alternated between eight-second sprints and 12 seconds of low-intensity cycling lost more belly fat after 15 weeks. Work out …