Julie Osterhout

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A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

23 Spicy Dishes For People Who Hate Bland Food

Feel the heat.<p>...you can always double or triple the amount of the spiciest ingredients, or leave the seeds in the peppers.

9 Jerk Chicken Recipes - Chowhound

<i>Header image: Pulled Jerk Chicken Sandwiches from CHOW</i><p>Jerk spice is a spicy hot mixture that is most commonly thought of as native to Jamaica – but …

Ricotta Gnocchi With Asparagus and Prosciutto Recipe

Fresh ricotta gnocchi may be the fastest fresh-pasta recipe I know. With a little practice, I've gotten it down to under ten minutes (8 minutes 53 seconds, to be precise). But the great part about this recipe is that it serves as a suitable base for a huge variety of sauces and flavors. For …

11 Holiday Cookies That Make Great Gifts

Avoid the crowds at the mall this holiday season. The very best gifts come from your own kitchen. These cookies are all guaranteed to make your friends, neighbors and teachers smile. The only challenge will be keeping yourself and your family from gobbling them up straight out of the oven!<p>Avoid the …

Christmas Cookies

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and all of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p>The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will …

Recipes

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

The 5 Best Night Creams to Try

The only thing better than waking up refreshed? Waking up prettier. I rely on these to get me there.<p><i>By Sue Williamson, W Magazine.</i><p>The only thing better than waking up refreshed? Waking up prettier. I rely on these to get me there.<p>1. NIA-114 complex cuts down on retinol-induced irritation while …

Miley Cyrus

7 New Dark Nail Colors To Try This Fall

Explore your dark side this fall with a gothic manicure. Here, W editors reveal their favorite hues to try right now.<p><i>By Sue Williamson, W Magazine.</i><p>Explore your dark side this fall with a gothic manicure. Here, W editors reveal their favorite hues to try right now.<p>"To me, this perfect blue is just …

Dolce & Gabbana

7 Sheet-Pan Dinners (And Desserts) That'll Make Clean-Up A Breeze

When you cook with a sheet pan, everything goes on one surface, so there's only ONE PAN TO CLEAN. Get it?<p>BY BON APPᅢノTIT<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10-Minute Desserts

Sheet Pan

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: Even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p>Planning family meals …

Recipes

What You Should Really Do When You're Feeling Upset

I bet you know at least one person who somehow always has everything under control – you never see them sad, anxious, or furious. So, how do they do …

8 Fall Makeup Trends You Need to Be Wearing Now

As told to you via Instagram.<p>1. Feathery Brows<p>Overly filled brows are never a good look, but now the trend is moving toward the "feather brow," seen at shows like Burberry, Elie Saab, and Giambattista Valli. The term refers to lightly filled arches that are brushed up and a bit wild ... yet still …

'Touched out:' The new mom problem that no one wants to talk about

I never thought it would happen, but it did. I became one of those women who, after becoming a mom and dealing with toddlers all day long, didn't …

A No-Fail Trick to Make Your Perfume Last All Day

So you forgot to put on deodorant. NBD, you can use hand sanitizer instead.<p>But more than just not smelling bad, you'd also, ya know, like to smell good. We've got a super-easy trick for that, too--guaranteed to keep your perfume in check from the moment you breeze into the office all the way …

Dry Skin

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Here are the habits of the people who have the capacity to be aware of what they feel. Who know how to express, process, dismantle and adjust their experience as they are their own locusts of control.<p>Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Ingredients You Should Never Add to Smoothies

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New Beer For Dogs Means You And Your Pup Can Throw Back A Few Together

Drink responsibly, dawgs!<p>It's no secret that dogs are a man's best friend. And for all the love and care they give us humans, don't you think they deserve a beer? Thanks to a non-alcoholic, canine-safe brew from Flat12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis, now they can have one without stealing any of …

8 classic personal finance books that will teach you everything you should know about managing money

Money conscious readers from all generations should brush up on their personal finance knowledge by adding some books on the subject to their summer reading list.<p>Given that only 24% of Millennials are able to correctly answer four or five questions on five-question financial literacy quiz, they …

Personal Finance

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

The basic foods in the diet probably won't surprise you. Many of the benefits and downsides have been featured in the media before. The effects that diet can have on brain health are worth repeating, though.<p>One of the biggest fears we have as we age is losing our cognitive abilities.<p>We want to be …

The Brain

The Top 10 Clean Foods to Keep on Hand for Healthy Pre-Workout Eats

Pre-workout eats mean serious business — you’ve got iron to pump, miles to run (or walk!), yoga strength-training poses to do, and high intensity …

Top 10

10 reasons your belly fat isn’t going away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but healthy. Extra fat cells deep in your abdomen (aka visceral fat) generate adipose hormones and adipokines—chemical troublemakers that travel to your …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

8 Ways to Feel Rich When You’re Not

In the material world in which we all live, it's sometimes easy to feel like you're suffering. Here are some simple tips to keep you focused, and …

5 Simple Nighttime Tricks to Wake Up with Glowing Skin

Get luminous while you sleep.<p>Let's face it: Your morning skin-care routine can (and often does) turn into a race against the clock. So why not let your products do the heavy lifting for you while you sleep—instead of rushing through a complicated a.m. process? We asked Annie Chiu, M.D., a …

Skin Care

Model Intel: How the Angels Are Prepping Their Skin for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show preparations continue, and along with workouts and sleep, there's another vitally important thing these ladies are all worried about right now. And, no, it's not hair removal, although I'm sure that's up there. It's skin care. Here are a few of the secrets the …

6 Tricks for Training Your Taste Buds to Crave Healthy Foods

News flash: It's possible—even easy—to embrace nutritious foods you used to loathe.<p>Straight from the Captain Obvious department: About 90 percent of women often experience the intense desire to scarf down foods like cookies, potato chips, and other diet disasters, according to new research. Here's …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …