Kate Bowser

196 Flips | 8 Magazines | 9 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @KateBowser | Keep up with Kate Bowser on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kate Bowser”

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

Why acting like a lion will help you win at work — and why no one should want to be a goat

<b>The context</b>: When tourists travel halfway around the world to go on safari, what do they want to see? Which animal is at the top of their list? …

General Electric

5 Ways To Break Free Of Impostor Syndrome

Research shows that the impostor syndrome is characterized as the feeling that you aren’t as talented as everyone believes, you don’t deserve the achievements you’ve accomplished and your lack of ability will be exposed.<p>While self-doubt is a symptom of the syndrome, there’s a big difference between …

Self-confidence

2-Week Workout Plan to Lose Inches

You want to drop a few pounds and tighten up trouble areas, but you're not sure where to begin. How do you start your weight loss journey?<p>It's …

J.Lo’s trainer swears by these “Spider-Man push-ups” to tone *everything* waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

The Brain

10 mistakes you’re making that wreak havoc on your skin

It seems like we're doing everything wrong when it comes to our beauty routines, from wearing glitter nail polish to removing makeup.<p>However, dermatologists see patients every day who are making rookie mistakes, especially when it comes to washing their faces properly. Washing your face should be …

12 Habits to Keep up Your Running Motivation

Follow these everyday tips for a fitter, healthier, and happier new you.<p>Runners dream big. Tackling a new distance, posting a personal best, losing 20 pounds—we embrace grand challenges. But what happens after that goal is (hopefully) met? You risk losing motivation and stalling—unless you’ve …

Unlock Tight Hips in 3 Moves

Happy Baby<p><b>1.</b> Hug your knees into your chest. <b>2.</b> Separate your thighs wide apart and grab your calves, ankles or inner arches of your feet—whatever you …

Yoga

Piriformis syndrome: Treatment in 4 weeks with 3 exercises

The piriformis syndrome is a very limiting injury which can take months to recover if you don’t treat it right. Fortunately there is a way to reduce …

Pain

Six Moves to Improve Symmetry

Perform the indicated reps of each move, rest for 60 seconds, and repeat the circuit two more times.<p>You’ve heard about symmetry before: It’s a mathematical principle that denotes exact equality on two sides. A butterfly’s wings. A snowflake. Your face. Some elementary school teacher probably taught …

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Self-improvement

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

Skin Care

Rolling Planks May Be the Core Move You're Missing — See How It's Done

A plank is the squat of core exercises: you should have a perfect one in your exercise repertoire. Mastering a basic plank is the key to building to more complex and dynamic variations like a rolling plank. Planks are amazing for building up your shoulder and back strength, as well as locking up …

Workouts

These homemade Twix bars taste like the real thing—but are super low-sugar

No matter how committed you are to keto, Paleo, Whole30, or whatever your eating plan of choice is, sometimes, you just can’t shake a craving for a …

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

Happiness

These 20 Workouts From Jillian Michaels Are Guaranteed to Tone You From Head to Toe

With countless years of experience in the world of fitness, Jillian Michaels is one of those trainers you can't <i>not</i> listen to. She's done it all, from training celebrities to helping everyday people turn their lives around on <b>The Biggest Loser</b>.<p>Although it's not likely we'll all be able to train …

Fitness

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

10 Fat-Burning Strength-Training Workouts You Can Do Right in Your Living Room

We get it — sometimes you just can't get to the gym. That doesn't mean you can't squeeze in an effective workout in the comfort of your own home, though. Whether you're a newbie to the dumbbells or you're a weightlifting junkie, there's bound to be something here for you. Some of the workouts are …

Workouts

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Three Ways to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

Here's how to modify your race training to improve speed without wearing your body out.<p><i>I'm training for my third marathon this fall and want to improve my speed without getting hurt. I've had a variety of aches and pains through the past two seasons of training and would love to train and finish</i> …

The 20 Best Workout Moves To Build Your Butt

Target your money maker -- and your body's largest and most powerful muscle group, the glutes -- with these expert-approved moves.<p>The glutes are your body's largest and most powerful muscle group—and the key to an attractive set of assets. If you want a winning moneymaker, you should be all about …

Muscle

The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

No gym? No problem! These six bodyweight exercises will make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner.

Five Exercises to Do Before Every Run

If your warmup typically consists of jogging—or worse, nothing—here’s reason to step it up.<p>A recent study reveals that a dynamic warmup routine can help you perform better. Researchers compared how well study participants ran after moving versus sitting. When runners did dynamic stretches, they …

The Time to Paint These Star Wars Rocks is Now | StarWars.com

While the kids are running around outside this summer — or what’s left of it, unfortunately! — ask them to pick up a few round rocks they come across …

The Ab Move That's Way Better Than A Sit-Up (And No, It's Not A Plank)

If you tend to shy away from crunches (and you probably should), we've got your new go-to move. The Pilates Teaser combines abdominal strength, core strength, balance, and coordination to sculpt your tummy into shape in no time. Perform each of these 3 variations in a row (or just do the ones that …

Workouts

A WHOLE LOT OF LOVE! Raw Cashew Butter Love! • The Healthy Foodie

Technically, today marks the final day of my Whole30!<p>WOOHOO!<p>I did it, YAY ME! 😀<p>Soooo, technically, I should now be moving on to phase II, which, …

19 Rupi Kaur Poems That Will Rip Your Heart Out Only To Lend It New Life