Kathy Bowen

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Oprah Winfrey says this is the one trait you need to achieve extraordinary success

If you feel unsure about your future, you're certainly not alone. Even media mogul Oprah Winfreyfaced uncertainty at various points in her career.<p>But …

How to Use a Makeup Sponge to Apply Foundation

After years of applying foundation with my fingertips, I was ready to give beauty tools a shot. My hands weren’t cutting it when it came to blending …

Colbey had depression for years. Then a little-known supplement pulled him out of the darkness.

For 24-hour crisis support, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14. Five months or so ago, Michelle Watkins was downstairs in her home in Macleod, …

Two-Step Pound Cake

Step 1<p>Layer Ingredients and Mix. Preheat oven to 325°. Place flour, sugar, butter, milk, eggs, and vanilla (in that order) in 4-qt. bowl of a …

Recipe: Easy Refrigerator Pickled Beets — Recipes from The Kitchn

Maybe your only knowledge of pickled beets are the ones grandma served, but we're here to tell you quick-pickling thick wedges of sweet beets could …

This 4-ingredient, immune-boosting routine is the summer cold’s worst enemy

Many people turn to an immune-boosting hack the second they feel like they’re starting to get sick. For some, it’s adding essential oils to their …

Immune System

Eating for brain health: What women need to know about diet and Alzheimer's

Women have a greater probability of developing Alzheimer's than men. Making certain diet changes could help keep the brain healthy.<p>Plenty of patients still come to me after they have developed a disease, but the majority of people are now coming beforehand — so they don’t develop one. Women, …

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

9 extravagant habits to break if you want to save big

I grew up in a frugal household. My parents would keep the heat low to save on the utility bills. We would bring a bag lunch each day and not spend …

What Is Sepsis? This Life-Threatening Condition Is on the Rise

If you notice any sepsis symptoms, you need to find help immediately.<p>Biting your nails won’t just give you ragged edges. It could also put you at risk for sepsis, a serious and potentially life-threatening complication of an infection.<p>That’s what recently happened to a 28-year-old British man who …

The faster you walk, the better for long term health – especially as you age

Some of us like to stroll along and smell the roses, while others march to their destination as quickly as their feet will carry them. A new study …

33 Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Take your dessert to the next level with a can of creamy condensed milk. This pantry staple adds delicious flavor and texture to pies, fudge, bars …

Violence, rebellion and sexual exploitation: the darker side of Ancient Rome

The Roman elite may have prided themselves on their dignity and honour, but - as Harry Sidebottom reveals - the ancient city of Rome was a hotbed of …

Scientists Have Found The 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' And Up to $17 Billion in Treasure

But who will get the loot? Drama ensues.<p>For centuries, untold riches of gold, silver, and jewels buried with the world's most valuable shipwreck were …

Why Johnny Still Can't Read -- And What To Do About It

For decades, there’s been an overwhelming scientific consensus on the best way to teach kids to read. But millions of kids still don’t get the kind of instruction that works.<p>In the early 1950s, Rudolf Flesch offered to tutor a boy who’d been held back in sixth grade because he couldn’t read. Flesch …

Teaching

This Eye Cream Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Eye creams are a skincare essential because of their nourishing properties. They’re designed to deliver necessary hydration and nutrients to the eye …

Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Weight Loss

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.<p>You’ve always been a bit of a germaphobe. Your hermetically sealed home is a wonderland of disinfectants, antibacterial soaps, and air purifiers. Say you invite a couple other friends over for a book …

How Does Fat Leave the Body?

We live in a society obsessed with fad diets and weight loss. You may even be trying to shed some body fat. Have you ever wondered where fat goes …

What’s the Deal with Probiotics and Which Ones Should I Take?

Are the refrigerated ones really worth it? We asked some experts.<p>Since "gut health" became the buzzphrase of the wellness world, it feels like <i>everyone</i> is taking probiotic supplements. There are a lot of pills on the shelves, teeming with live bacteria, each designed to fill a specific need or …

Wellness

Autism may be more common than previously thought, CDC says

About 1 in 59 children in the United States live with autism spectrum disorder, according to a report published today by the Centers for Disease …

A Healthy Way to Lose 10 Kilograms Fast

Choosing to lose 10 kilograms is a reasonable goal if you fully commit to changes in your dietary and exercise habits. Losing weight reduces your …

Nutrition

Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.

If you believe what you read online, perimenopause — the long, slow decline of estrogen and progesterone that leads to the end of menstruation at menopause — is the cause of nearly every imaginable ill for Gen-X women like me in our 40s and early 50s. One writer for Oprah.com even went so far as to …

Menopause

Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that production stopped after adolescence. The findings could help in developing treatments for neurological …

Neuroscience

Stories of Rejection From 8 of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs and Leaders

These innovators share how they learned from their setbacks.<p>No matter what you do, if you decide to pursue entrepreneurship, you’re going to have to deal with a lot of “no’s.” But it isn’t the setback that defines who you are, but how you handle it. You want to make sure that if you hit a brick …

Entrepreneurship

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For Better Skin, According To Dermatologists

Flawless skin is on everyone’s skincare wishlist, but not everyone knows how to get it. Sure, you can try new cleansers and moisturizers, but those …

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …