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Epic: Happiness and Success: The Five Elements of Happiness

What does happiness means to you? Ever wonder why you are not feeling happy? Are you happy with your life? And what can you do about it if not? Learn …

Men Reveal What They're REALLY Looking For In A Wife

What is it men are REALLY looking for when it comes to love and marriage?<p>We think we have an idea of what the "perfect" woman is, but it seems like no matter what any of us do, we are constantly falling short of that mark.<p>It's hard to get guys to open up about what they really want in a marriage …

Archaeologists Discovered ‘Lost City’ Deep In The Jungles of Honduras!

Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient …

Weather

5 Quotes That Will Motivate You to Hike More

by Austin Campbell May 17, 2016<p>Get Excited for Hiking with These Outdoor Quotes<p>Are you stuck at work all week daydreaming about weekend adventures? …

Ten Mistakes Parents Make with Tweens and Teens

Teens and Tweens are going through lots of developmental physical and emotional changes. Changing friends, changing bodies, changing schools, more academic pressure, and higher expectations from parents all come into play. As parents we want the best for parents but sometimes our best goes too …

Parenting

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

Make This Tie-Dye Cake in a Mug for Mother’s Day

Your mom deserves something more than a card on Mother’s Day, so surprise her with a cake in a mug and top it off with flowers to look like an arrangement. These cakes only take a minute and a half to bake, and there isn’t any messy cleanup because you can mix the ingredients right in the cup. …

Dessert

10 Homemade Gifts for Mother's Day

What mom really wants for Mother's Day—other than breakfast in bed, and perhaps a nice, long bubble bath—is something special from the little ones …

Parenting

Why Being Single Hasn't Killed Me (And Why It Won't Kill You Either)

I am single.<p>Now, if we were face-to-face, you'd be giving me that sad, pathetic, half-smile that says, "oh, you poor thing, thirty-three and single -- you'll find someone soon." The fact is, I am single and I am more than alright with it.<p>For the many years before I met my last boyfriend I was …

Relationships

7 Secret Truths About Happiness

Happiness is something we all want, and even the most cynical among us long to be happy. It is the ultimate reward that life has to offer, but there are many popular misconceptions about what being happy really means. Here are seven hidden truths about the holy grail of emotional states:<p>1. It's Not …

Happiness

These Workouts Are Blowing Up on Pinterest | Women's Health

So if your boards are looking a little sparse, we're bringing you nine of our best core, butt, and arm workouts so you can pin now and sweat later. Get ready to turn your Pinterest board into washboard abs, baby! <i>(For more tips on how to build muscle, pick up Lift to Get Lean by Holly Perkins.)</i><p>Abs …

6 Signs Your Marriage Will Last a Lifetime

When asked, "What keeps your marriage strong?" these women had some unconventional answers. But hey, if it works, it works!<p><b>1. "</b><b>When something weird happens, my guy is always the first one I want to text." —Erin W., Highlands Ranch, CO</b><p>Seeing your guy as your person <i>—</i> the one you want to share gossip …

The Thing No One Tells You About Relationships

The other day one of my friends asked me why I never write or talk about my marriage publicly.<p>The answer was easy... Because it's SO private!<p>As a coach and teacher, I make a daily to choice to be vulnerable and share a lot of my personal life. But, I've always believed that my husband was an …

Relationships

The best teas for sleep, anxiety, bloating, cramps and more

Got a bloated belly? There’s a tea for that. And also one for the jitters, insomnia, even crippling period cramps. It turns out that herbal brews can help remedy more than a few common health complaints. Read on to find the right sip to ease your discomfort.<p><b>For bloat</b><p>Fennel tea is a hero to the …

Alternative Medicine

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

Personal Finance

Construction company selling tiny houses for $10,500

Construction company 84 Lumber have a new range of tiny houses that start at $10500 for the DIY version.<p>A new company is selling homes for just …

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

Workouts

How to Get up Early and Become a Morning Person: Take Back Tomorrow Before Going to Bed

If you’re anything like me, you’re the kind of person who hits the snooze button 15 times before finally rolling out of bed. The kind of person who, …

Sleep

Here's the trick to falling asleep in under a minute, you are welcome

<b>Newsflash: We’re sleepy and stressed.</b><p>According to the American Psychological Association, more than half of all Millennials have lost sleep sometime …

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile

Timbersled is an Awesome Cross Between a Dirt Bike and a Snowmobile Who says you have to stop riding your dirt bike when winter arrives? The …

Snowmobiling

Infertility Warning Signs

Most doctors say you shouldn’t worry about infertility until after an entire year of trying to conceive with no success. But if you’ve become …

Women's Health

Killing (a Marriage) With Kindness

"If you don't start offending your wife, I don't think you're going to have a marriage." I heard these words come out of my mouth at a recent session with a couple in my office. I imagined that they were thinking, "This family therapist is crazy." But I was pretty sure I was right.<p><b>Let me explain:</b> …

Mapping the Lost Mansions of Chicago's Gilded Age - Curbed Chicago

Chicago is rightly famed for its ground-breaking architecture and while the Loop's tall skyscrapers often steal the spotlight, the city also had its share of <b>great mansions</b> built for tycoons with names like Field, McCormick and Pullman. These expressions of gilded age wealth employed great …

No bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Filling:<p>Step 2<p>Combine pudding mix & milk; beat. Stir in Cool Whip.<p>Step 3<p>Place a layer of graham crackers in bottom of 9x13 dish. …

Dessert

Recipe: Maple Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping

Maple Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping<p>Makes 1 (9 1/2- to 10-inch) deep-dish pie<p><i>For the press-in crust:</i> <br>8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick), …

Baking

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

National Parks

How did Ancient Egyptians mummify a body?

As part of our '<i>History Extra</i> explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>Egypt’s undertakers …

Take the Tiny Buddha Love Pledge

Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who celebrate it! Today is a perfect day to take the Tiny Buddha love pledge if you haven't already. Over 1,200 …

Positive Thinking