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Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

How to Never Feel Stressed at Work Again

READ THIS NEXT{{displayTitle}}<p>We all know what “stress” feels like. When your boss tells you, “<i>See me in my office,</i>” your body heats up, your heart …

Mindfulness

4 Obvious, But Not So Obvious Ways To Always Be Inspired | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You read some awesome rag-to-riches story of somebody go overcame great odds to be the person he or she is today.<p>Typically, they got out of debt, got …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Leadership

Stress Relief Step 4: Reduce Anxiety Forever

You're well on your way to a calmer, more optimistic outlook -- but now the challenge will be to maintain the healthy habits you developed during …

Self-improvement

5 Healthy Reasons to Stay Hydrated

Summertime means sunbathing on the beach, picnicking with your family and enjoying the outdoors. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun …

The Best Spring Produce For Weight Loss

These fruits and veggies will help you fill up and slim down.<p>Shutterstock<p>There are tons of reasons to love spring: Flowers are in bloom, birds are chirping, and it's so nice out that you don't have to spend a good 30 minutes convincing yourself to get off the couch already and go for an outdoor …

Nutrition

3 Ways to Stop Emotional Eating Before You Start

Get to the root of the problem to avoid a nose-dive into the ice cream carton.<p>Lasse Kristensen/Shutterstock<p>Even if that bag of potato chips is staring you down, practically begging to be eaten, the food in front of you may not be the reason you overindulge. Your tendency to shovel it in may have …

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Want to Volunteer? LinkedIn Just Made It Easier

I have always believed volunteering your time and skills is one of the best things you can do for others—and for yourself. But one of the challenges with volunteering of course is answering the question: *What will I actually do? *As someone with writing, producing, and digital experience (but …

Roe v. Wade Anniversary: 41 Years Later, We're Still Fighting

Today marks the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that legalized access to abortion for women throughout the nation. So, how far have we come in 41 years? You might be surprised. We thought it would be fitting to take a look at the landscape of abortion rights in …

The State of the Union: "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds"

The President's State of the Union address last night was similar to that of previous years—a list of policy goals and a big push for Congress to take action. But this year, there was a clear focus on women—not just on what we still need (equal pay, paid sick days, etc.) but also a nod to the …

This Video of a Sports Anchor Defending Gay Football Player Michael Sam/Nailing NFL Hypocrisy Is Amazing

Most of the time, when talking about football, I'm referring to celebrity sightings on the sidelines or what Gisele Bundchen and gorgeous baby Brady are up to. Or, simply, my lack of interest. Exhibit A: One of my favorite memes from <i>Glamour</i>'s "See It, Share It" page that I edit monthly for the …

If You're Running a Little Low on Career Inspiration, Watch This Woman

Here's a life motto worth Post-it'ing to your bathroom mirror: "Everything is possible, and nothing's off limits." Just a little bit of morning empowerment from Azure Antoinette, whose inspiring personal story of leaving the job she thought she had to have to find the job she always knew she was …

The Top 10 TED Talks Every Woman Should See

Today, TED announced that Charmian Gooch, an anti-corruption activist who cofounded the watchdog organization Global Witness, is this year's winner of the $1 million TED Prize. (Gooch will explain on March 18 how, specifically, she will use the money to make her "wish" for the world a reality.) You …

How to Know If You Need a Visual Resume or a Living Resume When Applying for Jobs

Every year it seems like there are new strategies for creating a resume that will help you stand out in a crowded job market. The latest thing I've been hearing about are visual and living resumes. In case you're all, "What's a visual or living resume?" (a perfectly normal response, BTW), here's a …

10 Talks to Watch at Tina Brown's 2014 Women in the World Summit

You guys! It's finally time for Women in the World: Tina Brown's awesome annual convention where everyone from Angelina Jolie to Sheryl Sandberg to Hillary Clinton get together to talk about how to make the world a better place for women and girls (of course, you know this if you caught Tuesday's …

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch Wins the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Super excited about this: Donna Tartt, whom you may know from her 2002 book, <i>The Little Friend</i> (and before that, <i>The Secret History</i>), has just won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her latest, <i>The Goldfinch</i>. Double thumbs up, Donna!<p>*Her first novel in 11 years (read more about her writing …

19 Celebrity Bodies That'll Make You Want to Hit the Gym...Like, Yesterday

If your New Year's resolution to go the gym hasn’t actually <i>gotten</i> you there, these photos of celebrities with some of the best bodies in Hollywood will.

Month Slim-Down Plan

Who says the only way to lose weight is by running miles on the treadmill every day or becoming a Spin class devotee? Sure, cardio is helpful, but along with a healthy diet, you...