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18 Hairstyles That Can Stand Up to Crazy Spring Weather

While spring might mean warmer temps and being <i>that</i> much closer to summer, it also means crazy, unpredictable weather for many of us and a whole slew of hair-related dramas that go along with it. And while there’s not much we can do about random torrential downpours in the middle of a seemingly …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

9 Recipes to Ramp Up Your Chicken Breast Game

<i>Pictured: Easy Thai Grilled Chicken Breasts from CHOW</i>Chicken? It’s a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to its lean white meat status, chicken breast is full of …

Cooking

12 Tricks to Drop Up to 5 Pounds in a Week

Get the results you want the healthy way.<p>If you want to boost your self-esteem ASAP, your best bet is to adjust your expectations and your attitude, *not* your weight.<p>That said, there <i>are</i> ways you can beat bloat and improve the way you feel when time is of the essence — and you don't have to starve …

Fitness

5 Ways to Eat Healthier Even When You've Failed Before

We would all love to consistently have a perfectly healthy diet, but life often seems to get in the way and we are quick to forget our commitment to improving our diet.<p>Maybe you've set ambitious healthy eating goals in the past and you know how overwhelming it can be. But eating healthy is …

7 Things I Learned on an Elimination Diet (and How They Still Keep Me Healthy Every Day)

Honestly, I'm totally averse to "diets."<p>I've never put myself on one because I think they often set people up to "fail" because they are not sustainable in the long-term. It's this really sad, vicious cycle of trying to find the next easy way to "get skinny" that ends up making people feel really …

6 Things You Should Know About Working With a Nutritionist

Kim Kardashian recently revealed to <i>Entertainment Tonight</i> that she hired a nutritionist to help her learn how to cook and eat more healthfully after …

Trying to Be Happy Might Be Making Us Depressed

You don't have look farther than your Facebook wall or a news site these days to get a face full of "5 Easy Ways To Be Happy." As a society, we have no shortage of advice on how to improve your mood or tackle symptoms of depression. With lures like "simple" or "fast" dressing our headlines, readers …

How to Get the Most Out Of Your Next Bedtime

One day I received an email from a young woman who worked in corporate investment research (let's call her Chloe). The message read like this:<p>I have trouble sleeping and I feel like this has a huge impact on my productivity and motivation. I cannot even think right now because I am so exhausted. I …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, <i>Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy</i>, which described his three laws of motion. In the process, Newton laid the foundation for classical mechanics and redefined the way the world looked at physics and science.<p>What most people …

A Recipe for Inner Peace

1) Know Your Deepest Intentions<p>For the first time in my life, what is most important to me is what I am doing now. Not tomorrow. Not next year. Now. This is my life. I feel that in continually living from my deepest intentions (feeling connected to myself and others, transforming fear to love), I …

Tupac/Outkast Album? Newly Unearthed Letter Reveals Planned Collaboration

Document hints at 'ONE NATION' LP, which would have also featured Scarface, E-40, Buckshot, the Outlawz, Greg Nice and Smif-n-Wessun<p>Tupac Shakur is …

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