Karen ReVelle

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The Dating Advice I Wish Someone Would Have Given Me

<i>Jasmine Fox-Suliaman grew up in Denver, Colorado, and moved to Los Angeles two years ago to grow within her career, relationships, and spirituality.</i> …

Relationships

An exhaustive account of how the flu destroys your body

The virus doesn’t cause nearly as much misery as your body’s immune response to it.<p>This year’s flu season is pretty scary. To try to combat and minimize the effects, public health officials are still urging anyone who hasn’t yet gotten their flu shot to get one as soon as possible. However, even if …

Public Health

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

These Are The Biggest Wedding Trends Of 2018, According To Pinterest

BRB, going to wear a wedding cape every day.<p>Here are some of the highlights from this year's report:

Weddings

10 Tips To Stop Procrastinating and Get it Done!

Wondering how to stop procrastination? Many people are. Most of us have found ourselves putting things off and just watching ourselves do it, as if …

Procrastination

This is how long 16 parts of your home should last for

You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the refrigerator or the dishwasher stops working unexpectedly. Perhaps the roof starts leaking or the washing machine stops spinning. Here's a look at the life expectancy of some of your …

Home Improvement

21 Organization Products That’ll Give You Dramatic Before-And-After Photos

Time for an extreme home makeover.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

Juicy Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers always sound like a great idea, but they too often taste like a fat sawdust patty. No more, friends! Mashing avocado into the turkey mixture helps prevent the meat from shrinking and drying out during cooking, which is why these stay awesomely juicy, even when they’re cooked all the …

Seafood

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, fasting for days, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly keeps …

Diabetes

Winner-Take-All Electoral Practice Faces Voter-Rights Challenge

Civil rights activists are challenging the legality of four states’ winner-take-all method of allocating U.S. presidential electoral college votes, …

Government

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Sierra Leone

100 Companies Offering Work from Home Jobs in 2018

Work from home jobs have plenty of perks: Better work-life balance, no commute, more flexibility, and distance from, um, annoying coworkers. In fact, …

UnitedHealth

This Brow Transformation Is So Dramatic, People Are Mistaking It for Microblading

When a Redditor named Bikinipiglet recently posted a rose-gold eye shadow look she created on the MakeupAddiction subreddit, more people were amazed by her brows than her seamlessly blended shimmery shadow. She later shared exactly how she transforms her thin, overplucked brows into full, sculpted …

Makeup

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

Source: Pexels photoWhen other people wrong you and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that …

Self-help

New report still can't explain illnesses of U.S. diplomats based in Cuba

The mystery surrounding strange symptoms of illness experienced by at least two dozen U.S. diplomats stationed in Havana has still not been resolved.<p>More than a year after the symptoms were first reported, and the U.S. government blamed them on "attacks" against the diplomats, a new report by U.S. …

Cuba

A Skincare Pro Shares Her Shopping List for Supermodel-Grade Skin

Consider this: Skin is the largest organ in our body, and it absorbs 70% of everything that's applied to its surface. When New Zealand native Lucy …

Skin Care

I Tried a Natural Painkiller for a Week

So long, Motrin.<p>February 19, 2018<p>Years of playing sports and being active have left me with tons of aches, pains and the crackling knees of a …

Alternative Medicine

4 Visual WordPress Plugins for Your Wedding Photography Website

One of the first stops an ideal client makes in searching for a wedding photographer is at your website. Your website is where you share your past …

Compress

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Source: stockfour/Shutterstock<p>Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, …

Psychology

22 Amazing Products With Over 1,000 Reviews On Amazon

A game of Bananagrams, swimsuit coverup, Breville juicer, and 19 other products on Amazon that hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people absolutely *adore.*<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Shopping

What Is Coconut Sugar and Why Is Everyone Using It?

In addition to the abundance of coconut oil and shredded coconut, coconut sugar is growing in popularity. According to an article entitled “Coconut Sugar: A Healthier Alternative to Artificial Sweetener,” it’s made from the sap of the coconut tree, and because of its origins, it’s also called …

Nutrition

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exists in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Ernest Hemingway

The alleged reason Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split is a cautionary tale for any couple

After seven years of being together — two of which they were married — actress Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have decided to split. The news came out Thursday from an official statement by the couple to the Associated Press.<p>"This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. …

Justin Theroux

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

These Are the Gun Control Laws in 5 Other Countries Around the World

One of the biggest debates in the US over the last few years has centered around gun control laws. We have an amendment protecting citizens’ right to “bear arms,” and varying levels of leniency from state to state. But with 427 mass shootings in the country in 2017, and more than 15,000 shooting …

Guns

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

Smart Homes

Pricing Calculator for Wedding Photographers

Constantly evaluating your business is a necessary part of successfully growing it each year. While you might think you have your wedding photography …

Weddings

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Startups

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement