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Best exercises for women by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Women’s fitness often tends to focus on cardio, yoga or even conditioning, but any personal trailer will tell you, this isn’t enough.<p>Fitness expert …

Exercise

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that the death or your father or mother will forever alter your brain chemistry and may also …

Psychology

This Blood-Sugar-Balancing Meal Prep Will Help You Avoid Hanger All Week Long

Whether you're diabetic, looking to increase your energy levels and alertness, or trying to maintain a happy weight by preparing your body to burn …

Recipes

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

Chicken shawarma salad with tahini dressing recipe

Even before they went gourmet, I was a fan of kebabs. As teenagers, my friends and I would dance into the early hours before hitting a particular kebab shop favoured by my best friend, who was Greek and wise enough to know about these things. We’d buy mouthwatering grilled chicken shawarma dressed …

Recipes

So I'm Dating an Ultrarunner

I never imagined I’d finish my first marathon by plodding laps back and forth across an empty parking lot, with only my boyfriend, Brendan, to see it. No cheering fans. Nobody handing me a banana or a finisher’s medal. Then again, when I laced my shoes that morning, I had no intention of running a …

Marathons

Top 10 Amish Baking Secrets—Revealed

If you’re a fan of Amish sugar cookies, you’ll love this cooking advice, passed down from generation to generation.<p>When it comes to scratch-made …

Baking

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Self-help

How ADHD Can Affect Your Relationship

Every relationship has its problems. In the most functional relationship, you’re able to talk about the issues and work through them—in the less functional ones, you ignore the problems completely. But what if you’re having trouble pinpointing what the problem <i>actually</i> is? You know something’s not …

Alert! You're Breading Chicken Totally Wrong

How many times have you thrown your hands up in the kitchen and wondered, <i>is there a faster way to do this</i>? I've spent many an hour pleading at the …

I Got Permanent Eyeliner — & This Is What I Look Like Now

When Beyoncé first sang the line, "I woke up like this," she probably wasn't referencing the beauty world's recent obsession with permanent makeup. …

Mom's So-True Post About 5 Stages of Love in a Marriage Just Might Save Your Relationship

If you are struggling to find the light in your marriage, one mom blogger's words will give you faith that dark times don't last forever.<p>I have been …

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

Home Improvement

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help

The Mysterious Case Of 'Vanishing Bone' And Hip Replacements Gone Wrong

<i>Please</i> <i>sign up here to</i> <i>subscribe to WBUR's CommonHealth newsletter highlighting important stories about health and medicine.</i><p>It all began with a single X-ray.<p>It was 1974, and surgeons had been doing total hip replacements for a dozen years.<p>"Total hip replacement is an absolutely magnificent …

General Hospital

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

Five FACTS About Porn

Today, digital pornography is a hot topic. Very hot.<p>Beliefs and opinions about porn’s availability, use, and effects abound, but facts are relatively …

Mental Disorders

Clean Out Your Fridge by Baking Some Bread

If you’ve happened to visit Pinterest in the last five years or so, you have no doubt seen a recipe or ten for some iteration of three-ingredient, …

13 signs you're dealing with a psychopath, according to experts

In his leading book on psychopaths—<i>Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us</i>—Robert Hare, emeritus professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, says a conservative estimate of the number of psychopaths in the United States is 2 million.<p>While it's easy to …

Psychology

5 Encouraging Phrases the Most Well-Liked Bosses Say to Their Employees on a Daily Basis

Let your employees know you care about them and appreciate their work. You will find it creates a positive atmosphere, and the staff will like you more than ever.<p>Want to be a more likable boss? Here's the secret. Instead of pointing out what everyone is doing wrong constantly, try pointing out what …

employees

33 Holy Grail Organization Products To Make Your Life Easier

You'll wonder how you ever lived without them.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cementing cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. …

Food

How To Become A Better Runner If You're A Beginner

Go from your couch to a 5k in no time.<p>If you’re new to running, the idea of strapping on a pair of shoes and pounding the pavement for a solid half-hour can be extremely daunting. And the thought of logging 26.2 miles alongside a sea of enthusiastic marathon participants may seem like an impossible …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

How to make the best Yorkshire puddings – easy recipe for the perfect batter

Yorkshire puddings should be tall, fluffy and soft, like a sheep standing on its hind legs.<p>Sadly, what home cooks hope for doesn't always materialise …

Bartolo Colon reportedly has one goal in mind before retirement, and it could happen with the Mets

Colon wants to break a Dennis Martinez record<p>Over the last several years, Bartolo Colon has become an internet favorite. Blame it on his longevity, …