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The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

12 Women Explain Why They Never Want to Have Kids

Yes, as in never.<p>If you've made the decision to not have kids, we're guessing people are <i>always</i> up in your business asking why. Something about being confident in your decision to go child-free brings judgment and doubt from others—whether that's in the form of condescending remarks that you’ll …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

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9 Tips To Boost Your Happiness (Without Taking A Pill!)

Before the late 1980s, if you’d asked average Americans what serotonin was, they might have just stared back at you blankly. But then something big …

How to Change Your Life in Just One Day

Imagine that with just one wave of a magic wand you could turn your entire life around. Well, you my dear, hold the power to use that wand at any …

22 Men Dish on the Hottest Oral Sex They’ve Ever Received

It never hurts to give your guy some incentive to return the favor…

The Meditation Practice That Makes You Nicer, Healthier And More Focused

Compassion is often presented as something you provide for others, but it can also be something you have for yourself.<p>According to new research, a compassion-infused meditation tradition may help you reap the benefits of more positive thinking and self-kindness. Simply named 'compassion …

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

We Need To Stop Devaluing Femininity

<b>The message that we consistently send out is that in order to achieve any kind of significant career goals, girls need to adopt traits that are</b> …

Feminism

50 Gorgeously Illustrated Typography Quotes To Kickstart Your Creativity – Learn

<i>Whatever your field of work, we all lack a little motivation or inspiration sometimes, and I don’t know about you, but I find that some well-worded</i> …

7 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

Happiness can be seen as a state of mind. It’s how we perceive our lives and the world around us. But our inside thoughts can be radically shaped by …

Self-help

How to Get a Flatter Tummy Almost Instantly

Avoid these belly bloaters for fast results<p>Sure, eating three helpings of pie won’t do your waistline any favors—but neither will eating three helpings of broccoli. Here’s why: Certain foods are known bloat offenders, which means they’ll increase puffiness and make you appear heavier than you are, …

Nutrition

How long does it take to get out of shape?

With five kids age 6 and under — including a set of twins — Karyn Ryan could barely find the time to sleep, let alone exercise. After a nine-month hiatus from her fitness routine, Ryan was so overweight and out of shape that she got winded just going up the stairs. “Mentally, I needed to find …

The One-Hour-A-Day Fast Track to Goal Achievement

You can achieve all of your goals in just one-hour-a-day. John Updike—the American novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary critic—, when …

9 Things I Learned from Talking to 9 Millionaires

When I began interviewing business leaders for my podcast <i>The Inbox Inspiration</i>, I didn’t realize the impact it would have on me. Getting the …

10 Very Real Struggles of Dating a Guy With a Beard

You can't say we didn't warn you.<p>Every month is Movember when you're dating a guy with a beard. And while the scruffy look can be hot, there are some very real, <i>err</i>, challenges that come with the territory. Don't believe us? Well…<p><b>Beard Burn Is a B*tch</b>At some point, likely in the makeout-heavy first …

11 Things You Can Improve To Feel Better About Yourself

Is it not sad how much time we spend scolding and putting ourselves down? A very interesting analogy is that if we had a nickel or even a penny for …

Self-help

9 Tips To Start Your Day In A Positive Way

Positivity is a key to seeing things and situations from a different perspective; a different pair of eyes. These result in prompting a different …

6 Tips For Visualizing Success While In The Shower

Who does not want to be successful in life and achieve a variety of things they define and feel the satisfaction and delight associated with it? …

FLOWCHART: How To Order Whiskey Like A Pro

So you've decided to drink whiskey. That's good, but it's just a first step.<p>Scotch Whisky, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon, or Rye — the options are at once tantalizing and intimidating if you haven't wrapped your mind around the range of flavors and ways whiskey is served. Remember, this is an art hundreds …

7 Reasons You May Not be Achieving Your Dreams

Recently I posted 7 steps to achieve your dreams. I love helping people attain their God-given visions. It occurred to me that there may be an …

Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?" One of the most popular answers came from Quora contributor and former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong.</i><p>* * *<p>By Yishan Wong<p>Here's one that goes against a lot of …