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This Is What Nutrition Experts Really Think About Dairy

It's one of the most polarizing, divisive nutrition questions of our time: should you eat dairy? For some, this food group is the ultimate villain — the cause of inflammation, digestive woes, acne, fatigue . . . the list goes on. If you asked a room of people to raise their hands if they've felt …

5 Ways to Let Go of Self Doubt and Regain Confidence

Most people walk through life carrying the heavy baggage of self-doubt. It drains their happiness, stops them dead in their tracks, and compels …

Self-confidence

This Is The Best-Selling Concealer At Sephora Right Now

There are plenty of factors that play into a good makeup look, but a concealer that covers everything from blemishes to dark circles is what makes a …

Amazing images of San Francisco before it was a city

Golden Gate Park, the 1,000-acre green space south of the famous bridge, is located on what was once the largest sand dune ecosystem in the western hemisphere. These dunes spanned seven miles, essentially the entire width of modern-day San Francisco.<p>About two square miles of dunes still exist …

Golden Gate Park

23 Cool Tools for Social Media Marketers

Looking for some new apps and tools to add to your social media marketing toolbox? Wondering which graphics, analytics, and productivity tools can …

Apps

Amazon’s Best-Selling Beauty Products of the Year

What’s the next best thing to going through someone’s medicine cabinet—and having it be socially acceptable and not incredibly rude? Getting the …

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

Black History

3 Causes of Self-Doubt and How to Conquer It for Good

<b>“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Self-doubt and I are old friends. We go way back, to …

Listening to Depression: Your Pain Can Be a Guide to Change and Healing

<b>“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” ~Rumi</b><p>My first diagnosis of depression came at the age of fifteen. Depression runs in my …

Meditation

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Museums

How to Convert Those Instagram Followers Into Customers

Instagram now has more than 600 million monthly active users worldwide–more than Twitter, Snapchat or LinkedIn.<p>According to a Forrester study, the …

Marketing

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

Mindfulness

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

The Dalai Lama's Guide to Getting Through the Next 4 Years

Bookmark this one.<p>What a pit we've fallen into. Nevertheless, the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, maintains our "surrounding situation" should not be the end to all happiness.<p>His Holiness spoke with Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN before President Trump's inauguration about preserving …

Dalai Lama

This is the best-selling lipstick on Sephora.com, because you needed to know

Why swatch on dozens of formulas to find the perfect shade when the Sephora shopping mavens have done the work for you? With just under 10,000 …

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

9 Bay Area bars that started serving drinks before the 20th century

San Francisco has always been a drinkin' town.<p>Since the Barbary Coast days and well through Prohibition, bartenders have been serving up steam beers and whatever stronger swill the West Coast could get to thirsty customers, the law be damned.<p>But San Francisco isn't the only old town in the Bay …

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life

Kill the habit of complaining and watch your life change.<p>Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or …

Happiness

20 Things that Will Matter a Lot Less to You in 20 Years

Too often we let the little frustrations of each day blind us to the beauty in front of us. We get caught up in our own heads, and literally don’t …

Self-help

7 One-Pot Meals That Are Ridiculously Easy And Good

Because who likes doing the dishes?

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Hidden Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read ideas on Ideapod, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>It’s a …

Meditation

This Charity Wants Your Unused (And Barely Used) Cosmetics For Domestic Abuse Survivors

A worthy recipient of the eyeshadow shade that doesn't quite suit you<p>When we think about our make-up bag essentials, what makes the cut?<p>When you are …

11 hacks that will make walking in heels less painful

<b>• A pair of bad heels can lead to lower back pain, knee pain, and calf pain.</b><b><br>• In-sole cushions or a platform heel can help make high heels less painful.</b><p>For some the higher the heels, the better. For others, a pair of black flats is much more appealing than some stilettos. Whether you're a fan of …

Shoes

11 great movies you can watch for free on YouTube

'Charade'<p>'Detour'<p>'Gaslight'<p>'His Girl Friday'<p>'My Favorite Brunette'<p>'Roman Holiday'<p>'The General'<p>'The Gold Rush'<p>'The Kid'<p>'Night of the Living Dead'<p>'Nothing Sacred'

20 of the Best Free Fonts for Designers

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

Typography

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

Recipes

A Zen Master Explains a Little Known Technique That Will Help You Calm Your Mind

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from Zen …

Meditation

Life Hack: This Is the Best Meditation Technique for Your Personality Type

At the start of 2017, I joined a yoga and meditation studio. Far from a seasoned yogi, over past few weeks, I've become reacquainted with the basics …

Meditation

28 Beauty Buys to Grab From Target the Next Time You're 'Only Buying Toothpaste'

Raise your hand if you've ever "accidentally" wandered into the beauty aisle at Target. Yeah, that's what we thought. The good/bad news: There is so much great hair, makeup and skin care stuff hitting the shelves right now. So whether you end up browsing the beauty aisle accidentally or …

12 Things You Can Do To Feel Better When You are Down

Gone are the days when we were little kids who had everything in life and the only reason we used to be sad was because our parents did not let us …

Happiness