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How To Get Rid Of Back Fat And Underarm Flab With These 4 Quick Exercises

And, can I ask you a quick favor – just stop winning on how uncomfortable and ugly you are and start practicing these extremely effective exercises. …

This may be the best strawberry pie recipe ever

Sometimes dessert doesn't get any better than fresh, summer fruit piled high in a tender pie crust. It's one of the simplest ways to showcase the best the season has to offer.<p>"This time of year, I really like to make things that don't require a lot of oven time. There's so much great fruit around, …

11 Things Truly Successful People Always Refuse to Do | Inc.com

How do you define success?<p>For some people, it's achieving a level of respect and accomplishment. Others benchmark their personal relationships. Of course, we all know some people who judge it only by the size of their bank accounts.<p>Regardless, there are certain behaviors and habits that you'll find …

Self-improvement

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Motivation

Jupiter's Northern Lights Look Absolutely Incredible

If you want to see beautiful auroras, forget Alaska, Canada, and Iceland—check out Jupiter. At the gas giant’s north pole, the most powerful and …

10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Life

Stress is known to be one of the biggest causes of medical visits in the U.S., and it can have an extremely negative impact on your physical and …

6 Weekend Makeup Essentials Under $15

Say it with me: The weekend is here, the weekend is here! Congrats. We made it! Get ready for a few days filled with good friends, fun times and six weekend makeup essentials under $15 that’ll have you looking extra bomb.<p>YOUR DESK-TO-DINNER LOOK<p>To kick off your Friday night post-office vibes, apply …

Makeup

Mediterranean diet study: High fat, but no weight gain

In the same week that the government announced that 40 percent of American women are obese, a major study has found that the popular Mediterranean diet does not cause people to gain weight.<p>The study, by Spanish scientists who followed more than 7,000 overweight adults aged 55 to 80, reinforces …

Holistic Medicine

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

5 Steps to Manifesting ANYTHING

By now, I’m sure you know all about the law of attraction. We manifest parking spaces and free coffee and are working on manifesting our millions. …

Spirituality

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Nutrition

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

Meditation

Too Anxious To Meditate? Remember These 4 Tips

May is both National Mental Health Month and National Meditation Month, and it has me thinking a lot about how the two are related. As a meditation …

7 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

"No matter what I do, I can't seem to lose weight," writes this week's house call, who is also an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant. "I think …

30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we've compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …

Psychologist Finds The 3 Elements That Determine Our Happiness

There are only three things in life that contribute to happiness and it's not what you think they are. If you harness these, science says you're all …

What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …

Leadership

8 of the best ways to lose weight and keep it off - TODAY.com

Losing weight is hard, and keeping it off is often harder.<p>It’s more challenging because you feel you’re working hard, but there’s not much of a payoff. Unlike active weight loss where your effort translates to a decrease in pounds and inches, weight maintenance is more like treading water—you’re …

Fitness

The Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness: 8 Helpful Tips

May 27, 2016 by Justin Whitaker<p>A guest post from Janet Miller<p>You don’t have to be a Buddhist (or a hippy) to practice mindfulness, and you don’t have …

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Neuroscience

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremely important to use sunscreen daily to protect our skin from its dangerous ultraviolet rays. There are so many different types of sunscreens out there …

Skin Care

My Impossible, Depressing Quest to Find the Right Depression Meds

One woman's not-uncommon journey through the land of On And Off And On Again.<p>I took my first psychiatric medication when I was 19 years old. I'd been diagnosed with depression and an eating disorder, and was handed a whole slew of drugs to try. It was like whack-a-mole with my brain chemistry.<p>To …

How to Sculpt a Sexy Yoga Core in 7 Minutes

No handstands required.<p>You don't need to master a handstand to sculpt sexy yoga abs. Just try this yoga-inspired, core-strengthening workout designed by Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles-based creator of Cornelius YogaBurn, which is part of Jessica Alba's regular fitness routine.<p><i>Alex</i> …

5 superfoods you’re probably not eating

One in three Americans will be suffering from type 2 diabetes by 2050. The solution? More moringa and mung beans<p>By some estimates, the state of American health looks pretty grim. And much of it is directly tied to poor diets.<br>Based on current trends, one in three American adults—about 146 million …

Nutrition

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

Happiness

10 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happy AF

Trust me, no. 10 is something you could do right now.<p>A lot of the time, "do this and you'll be happy" lists read like directions on how to make ice cubes. Like, duh, you should exercise and eat vegetables. But what else? A recent AskReddit thread prompted users to reveal the little things they do …