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The Strange and Challenging Reality of Being A Full-Time Professional Matchmaker

​If you asked a dozen matchmakers what their job is like, you would get a dozen answers. Dating is a roller coaster and, as a professional matchmaker for Three Day Rule, my full-time job is to go on that roller coaster for each and every one of my clients.<p>At its core, my job is about one of the …

Relationships

Incredible Photos by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action

At 26, Dickey Chapelle was photographing on the front lines, covering global rebellions and countries at war.<p>Long before the days of citizen journalism, where shaky smartphone videos and glib tweets serve as dubious reportage, intrepid individuals such as Dickey Chapelle (1919-1965) deliberately …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

10 Useful Sites All Marketers Should Save to Their Favorites Bars

If you’re a marketer who often finds yourself overwhelmed by the sheer volume of marketing resources available online, rest assured that you’re not …

Inside The Two Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaigns

Big crowds are fueling what the campaign calls a unique professionalized volunteer infrastructure. Meanwhile, in Iowa and New Hampshire, a traditional, paid boots-on-the-ground campaign is still figuring out how to turn 28,000 screaming Sanders fans in Oregon into votes in the primary states.<p>Bernie …

Middle-class

The Butt-Lifting Exercise You Need to Try

<i>Our friends at Self explaing how adding weights to this simple floor exercise gets you an even better butt lift.</i><p>Give your cheeks some attention — and give squats a rest — with this butt-sculpting move, the Weighted Donkey Kick, from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan.<p>The exercise is part of the …

Beach Booty Workout

The kettlebell is the go to medium of choice for Rushtush, not only does the kettlebell build a strong posterior, it strengthens the core, engaging …

Six-Pack Myths

Burn Belly Fat Quickly in Just Four Minutes a Day!

Who wants to burn belly fat quickly? Everybody does, right? I thought so — I know I do. While getting to the level of fitness that we’re striving to …

Exercise

Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

That’s because noshing between meals staves of hunger and prevents overeating. Ironically though, crafting the perfect mini-meal often means staying …

Nutrition

12 tips every photographer should know

A big dSLR can seem daunting for beginning photographers. Before you get going, make sure to take the time to get to know your camera. Preparation includes strapping your camera correctly, formatting memory cards in-camera and changing the image quality setting so you’re not shooting in low-quality …

Mobile Photography

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

A journalist who spent his career studying 500 millionaires pinpointed a success skill that anyone can develop

A common thread he noticed among the men he studied was their ability to cooperate with others — they were all likable.<p>"Success comes through the application of power, and power is attained through the cooperative efforts of other people," he wrote.<p>It's been 78 years since Hill published "Think and …

3 Yoga Poses For Flatter Abs

Jul 14, 2015<p>Are you fond of junk food? Do you lead an erroneous lifestyle, indulging on the junkies and avoiding exercise? No wonder you have …

Slim Your Inner Thighs With Our 5-Minute Workout

Feel proud showing off your thighs with this five-minute workout. It combines cardio and strengthening moves to target your inner and outer thighs instantly — your upper legs are guaranteed to be on fire by the end.<p>Start with the feet wider than shoulder-width apart, toes pointing out. Squat down, …

Workouts

Best Home Fitness Exercises

Houses

This Total-Body Summer Workout Takes Just 4 Minutes

<i>This fast, no-equipment workout from Self is perfect for the busy days of Summer!</i><p>Summer is in full swing, so we totally get that you'd rather be enjoying drinks on a rooftop while watching the sunset with your pals instead of heading to the gym after work. Our solution: a fast and furious, …

Energize Your Body and Brain With This Beginner 15-Minute Yoga Sequence

When an afternoon feels stressful, yoga is some of the best medicine! You don't need to step out for an hour or 90 minutes to reap yoga's amazing benefits. This quick midday session will help you calm down, get focused, and amp up your energy. It's one of the best things you can do for your body …

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking."<p>That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to avoid.<p>There are …

Want to Get Rid of your Back Fat? 6 Back Exercises You Need

Don’t you just hate that bulge around the bar area at your back? Wouldn’t you just love to get rid of that back fat? Putting more focus on developing …

Workouts

Eliminate Excuses and Boost Your Metabolism With This 15-Minute Workout

Exercise 1 Marching Glute Bridge<p>Lie faceup with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, arms by your sides. Press through your heels to raise your hips so your body forms a straight line from shoulders to knees <b>(A)</b>. Raise your right foot, knee bent at 90 degrees, until your shin is parallel to the …

Boost Your Bench Press by Strengthening This Small Upper-Body Muscle

Want to lift heavier loads? Zero in on an often-neglected torso muscle<p>If you want a bigger bench press, it’s time to pay attention to a tiny muscle called your serratus anterior, according to <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of <b>Bodyweight Muscle Burners,</b> a 20-minute workout DVD that …

The Curly Girl Method: The Basics

The Curly Girl Method was developed by Lorraine Massey. She shared it with the world in her book, <i>Curly Girl: The Handbook</i>. She acknowledges our …

The 5-Pound Dumbbell Exercise That Absolutely Annihilates Calories

Want to melt away belly fat? Step away from the heavy iron and try this explosive movement instead<p>When you want to torch a ton of <b>calories</b> in a short amount of time, you probably don’t even glance at the 5-pound dumbbells. But big metabolic storms come in small packages, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness …