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Two Fit Moms' Picks: 8 Best Yoga Poses for the Core

Just in time for summer, here are Two Fit Moms' top 8 yoga poses to work the core.<p>7.6K<p>SHARES<p>At Two Fit Moms, we are frequently asked for …

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips | Inc.com

I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of course) a time-tracking app for companies to use with …

Time Management

8 Old School Manners We Want Back

Do you groan when you think about manners? Do you remember your cotillion or your mother telling you to chew with your mouth closed? I get it.But the …

Frugal Living

7 Minute Morning Routine For Better Health, Wealth, & Happiness

Looking to power up your day? Check out this 7 minute morning routine for better health, wealth, and happiness. Begin the day feeling great and be …

Happiness

Shift work may have negative impact on long-term health

It's safe to say Una Ferguson is a night person. For nearly 50 years, the Ottawa-based nurse has worked the overnight shift, taking care of patients and dealing with medical emergencies while most everyone else was asleep.<p>When her children were small, working nights enabled Ferguson to see the kids …

Sleep

24 Books That Are Straightforward About Mental Illness

Because sometimes it's hard to explain or understand on your own.

5 Fast and Cheap Lunch Recipes | Men's Health

Getty Images<p>It’s no secret that brown-bagging your lunch is cheaper, healthier, and all around better than buying an overpriced, oversized sandwich at the corner deli. But even so, most of us don’t have much time to prep our own meals.<p>Your solution: The easy, no-frills recipes that follow. They’ll …

Why You Barely Look Like You Exercise—Even Though You Work Out a Ton

<b>The Problem</b><br>Even someone as dedicated as Christine needs a specific objective to see change, says Craig Ballantyne, founder of Turbulence Training. In other words, you can't expect results without articulating what they look like—whether that's defined abs, the upper-body strength to do a pullup, or …

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently | Inc.com

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge--there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>"Time is really the only capital …

Time Management

8 "Date" Activities Women Enjoy Doing All by Themselves, Actually

We're very aware that alone time is sometimes the best time, so we asked <i>Women's Health</i> staffers and Facebook followers for their favorite places to catch up with numero uno. Here, their ideas of the perfect date for one:<p>"Coffee shops are so much better solo. I love reading a good book and sipping a …

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Creative Writing

5 Common Money Mistakes Newlyweds Make

With money issues being one of the leading causes of divorce in the US, it's safe to say that how you handle your finances as newlyweds is critical to the long-term success of your marriage. So why not get things started off on the right foot in the financial department? Put your money where your …

The Problem With the Backlash to the Game of Thrones Rape Scene

Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall B. Polay—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Helen Sloan—HBO<p>Macall …

TV Series

5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …

Productivity

Stop Punishing the Family Man

Jay Ramsay got a terrifying phone call at the office. Thirty-seven weeks into his wife’s pregnancy, the baby had stopped moving. The doctors were arranging for an emergency delivery. “I was in panic mode, in tears,” he says.<p>That night brought, fortunately, a healthy baby. Jay took off the rest of …

The Workplace

Are You Willing to Forgive?

According to <i>A Course in Miracles</i>, forgiveness is our only function.<p>Forgiveness sounds easy but can sometimes feel really daunting.<p>A great tool that has helped me on my journey to forgiveness, I learned from Louise Hay.<p>She shares many affirmations focused on and about forgiveness and one my personal …

Spirituality

“Hollywood is a cesspool of misogyny and racism. Bring on the lawsuits”: Why the ACLU’s bold action is so necessary

For decades, sexism has run rampant in Tinseltown. Only radical measures can change it<p>The ACLU wants state and federal agencies to investigate the hiring practices of Hollywood’s biggest studios, and the inquiry may end in charges. Let's hope it does. Hollywood is a cesspool of misogyny and racism. …

Feminism

13 Hacks to Avoid Burnout at Work

While some people in some countries work to live, in America we live to work — and we spend 40+ years putting in 40+ hours a week on the job. You can …

Productivity

How Refusing to Diet and Starting to Live My Life Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

That first well-intentioned diet led to 10 years of struggling with my weight. I found myself constantly dieting and then binge eating when I just couldn’t hack it anymore. This up and down led to countless fluctuations in the number on the scale and ultimately, more and more weight.<p>At my heaviest, …

Fitness

Science Tells Us How to Have the Happiest Relationship Ever

Whether you’re at the beginning of a romance or you’re well into your anniversary gift list, it’s always nice to get some tips on how to make each other even happier. Instead of depending on the latest gimmick or trend, we like going straight to the hard science behind love and the pursuit of …

Happiness

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

How to Be the Best Party Guest Ever

Plus tips for hosting a great party yourself.<p>There's an episode of <i>Broad City</i> where BFFs Ilana and Abbi go from party to party in search of "the Narnia of partays." One party rates a 7. The next is an 8.5. They're looking for a 10. We are all, in a way, the thing that we're doing. So how do you get …

How to Learn Faster

In order to adapt more quickly to the rapidly changing environments in which we live, we need to learn more effectively and efficiently. This article …

Study Skills

15 Ways to Get Rid of Cravings in 15 Minutes or Less

What to do when a candy bar is calling your name...<p>We’ve all been there: An image of a red velvet cupcake pops up on your social media feed, and now you’re desperate for creamy frosting deliciousness. Or you walk by your office vending machine, and suddenly a bag of potato chips is calling your …

13 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Own Happiness

We all want our own bit of happiness independent of outside events or the stars aligning right. We know that happiness is down to how with think and …

Self-help