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This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

Positive Thinking

Storage Will Be Energy’s Next Big Thing

The cost of renewables has been sinking. Harnessing the excess could be huge.<p>Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse that power.<p>To understand why, consider: Unlike almost all their rivals in the …

Renewable Energy

17 Quotes About Living a Beautiful Life

Bobby McFerrin's hit song from 1988, "Don't worry, be happy" says it all. Creating a beautiful life can be as simple as changing your mindset from sad to happy.<p>Walter Hagen, American professional golfer, once said, "You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell …

Happiness

EXPEDITION PLANNING 101: FOOD FOR THE LONG HAUL

This short course in successful food prep for expeditions comes down to a single phrase: <b>Dry your own!</b><p>Pick up a food dehydrator and start …

Fish

This app lets you send out a mental health SOS without saying a word

The cruel irony of depression is that, when things are at their worst, that’s often the time when it’s hardest to ask for help. Hannah Lucas is only …

Mental Health

VOGUE HOMMES<p>GROOMING<p>A star surfer’s healthy smoothie recipes<p>Star surfer Laird Hamilton knows how to play with extraordinary flavors. Influenced by …

Healthy Eating

These 5 brilliant Pinterest boards will transform your meal-prep game

Meal prepping is by far one of the best ways to eat healthier, spend less money, and of course, save on the one thing no one ever has enough of: …

Slow Cookers

The 15-Minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Workouts

The Best Car Camping Gear of 2018

Creature comforts for the car-camping set.<p>Lodge Camp Dutch Oven ($80)<p>Forget the grill and bring a Dutch oven instead. Cast-iron construction means it will last a lifetime, and the seasoning gets better the more you use it. Four sturdy feet allow you to set the oven right in the fire, and the lid …

Outdoors Gear

The Airbnb of Cars Expands Into Equipment and Perks

Turo, the San Francisco-based company that lets people rent out their vehicles to strangers via an app, has added a new feature that gives users …

Carsharing

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

Why Arrogant People Are Getting Everything You Want (and How to Fix It)

Their egotistical overconfidence offers three huge advantages that let them steal power.<p>Generally speaking, the advice goes that, if you're kind and respectful to others, your positive behavior will pay off and you'll find success. But as life already might have shown you, arrogant people are …

Self-improvement

Arrive on safari in style with this new luxury sleeper train that travels through Zimbabwe

There is no doubt that Africa has boundless beauty, with one of the most popular activities proving to be stepping out into the wilds to experience life on safari. And now, people in the UK can take part in an inclusive package that flies them to Africa before allowing them to travel on a luxury …

Trains

Morgan Stanley has identified 17 stocks that will pay off hugely over the next 3 years no matter what

If "buy and hold" is your strategy, Morgan Stanley has a few stocks for your consideration.<p>Equity analysts across industries recently published a list of quality stocks viewed as good to hold for a three-year period — through 2021, in this case.<p>Morgan Stanley's equity strategists have been sounding …

Investing

5 Best Budget 4K TVs — All Under $1,000, All New to 2018

The first 4K TVs from LG and Sony went on sale in the U.S in late 2012. Both were 84 inches and exceeded $20,000. So while desirable — 4K TVs have …

Televisions

Decorate it the Bohemian way

When it comes to decorating a home, many thoughts float in, many inclinations vie for attention. But the chief character that stands out is the …

Home Decorating

13 Bike Racks that Blend Seamlessly Into Your Home

<i>Last Updated May, 2017: We’ve added new bike rack picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: ARTIFOX RACK<p>Anything …

Living Rooms

We Found the 5 Best Hot Springs in California, So Leave the Beach Behind

California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to …

California

20 Best Fruits, Veggies & Herbs To Grow In Containers For An Endless Supply Of Free Food

If you love fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs but don’t want to always drive to the grocery store to get them, consider container gardening. It is a …

Gardening

Sennheiser’s latest wireless earbuds are built for the gym

Sennheiser has released its latest set of tethered, wireless headphones. The CX Sport is a splash- and sweat-resistant model with a number of comfort features. The headphones can be worn with the cable positioned behind the neck or in front and ergonomic fins, which come in three sizes, can be …

Consumer Tech

The Best Pots and Pans for Every Meal, According to Chefs

What’s the one that they can’t cook without?<p>Seeing how particular New York chefs are about their skillets and knives, we decided to ask them a …

Ice Cream

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

Incase’s Smart Suitcase Even Comes With Removable Wheels

If you’re looking for smart carry-on luggage, Incase just launched a really interesting suitcase: the ProConnected 4 Wheel Hubless Roller ($400). …

Powerbank

Once You Learn How to Cook A Whole Chicken In a Crockpot, Life Will Never Be the Same

This is a meal prepper's dream come true.

Cooking

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

Amazon makes a sound bar with a built-in subwoofer for under $100

There are a bunch of sound bars available on Amazon for under $100, and some of them offer surprisingly good sound quality. The problem is most of …

Soundbar

The Best Summer Jackets of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these.<p>Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299)<p>At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell but as waterproof as any hard …

Backpacking

Want to Be Successful? Stop Looking for Shortcuts and Focus on Fundamentals

You know that one friend who is constantly trying a different workout trend in hopes of finally losing those extra 10 pounds? They’re always hopping from fad to fad, convinced that <i>this</i> time they’ve found the secret solution that will allow them to slim down.<p>Meanwhile, you watch them and shake your …

Fitness

Is Gaining Strength the Most Important Work You Can Do as You Age?

Photo by Bev Childress<p>During our lifetime, the human body is constantly undergoing visible and invisible changes. Spiritual, intellectual, and …

Exercise

The Best Men’s Thru-Hiking Gear of 2018

Ditching weight means going farther faster.<p>NW Alpine Eyebright Jacket ($599)<p>Reaping the benefits of Dyneema’s legendary strength-to-weight ratio, the Eyebright is 30 percent lighter than other jackets we tested. After a year of roughing it up, it has yet to show any signs of wear.<p>Buy Now<p>Snow Peak …

Camping