Millissa

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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 …

Design

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

9 Mantras to Keep You Mentally Strong

While it can be easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a …

I Put Target’s Best-Selling Beauty Products to the Test to See Which Were Worth Keeping

16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto

Re-grow vegetables, make the perfect gift for a sick friend, or seriously upgrade your morning breakfast routine.

The Best (& Affordable!) Neck Firming Products Dermatologists Swear By

Your skin loses its firmness and elasticity as you age, which is why you might be noticing that everything isn’t tight as it used to be. This is …

Skin Care

32 Easy Gift Ideas That'll Make People Think You're Thoughtful

You didn't spend DAYS thinking of what to get, but these gifts are cute enough that no one will notice.<p><i>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. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of</i> …

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

Books

25 executives share their favorite books for inspiration, knowledge, and more

Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.

12 must-have products to make over your beauty game for spring

After a winter of dealing with ridiculously dry air (in which the most ambitious beauty decision was which heavy-duty lip balm to reach for), we all …

Skin Care

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.<p>Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in …

7 books to read when life gets tough

This was after she underwent a massive heartbreak and uttered these words for the first time: "Wow, life is hard."

Books

11 Kitchen Storage Spots You Completely Forgot About

The 7 Best Drugstore Moisturizers for Dry AF Skin

Winter, bye.<p>Solid 2018 resolution: be more thoughtful about how we spend our hard-earned moola. So when frigid winds and arctic temps hit the forecast, resist the urge to buy that $200 designer moisturizer and instead soothe your winter skin with an equally excellent—if not better—drugstore brand …

Beauty Awards 2016: The Best Drugstore Skincare Products of the Year

BEST CLEANSING OIL<p>Made with pure grapeseed oil and enriched with nourishing vitamins, this nongreasy cleanser will wash away makeup and leave your …

Small Laundry Room Remodeling and Storage Ideas

Sure, the laundry room of your dreams might have multiple machines and hundreds of square feet, but if you're like most folks, the laundry room of …

Laundry Rooms

25 Back-to-School Products That Earn High Marks

There are plenty of interesting lamps to illuminate your workspace—but why not opt for one that will inspire you to obliterate your work? This new …

Shopping

39 Best Blue Paints According To Top Designers

Blue is a hue that leaves a lot of room for interpretation, but always makes an incredible impression.<p>Blue is the world's favorite color, and perhaps the most versatile. The color can appear akin to a misty gray or a lagoon blue-green and everything in between, but one thing remains consistent: …

Taste the States: 50 Iconic American Foods

Despite the growing number of chain restaurants across America, regional cuisine remains as vast as our continent is wide. Some may travel far distances just for a taste of authentic, iconic state dishes, but to know the history behind their creation is another story. For instance, do you know who …

20 Summer Beauty Products You Can Get at the Drugstore

Our favorites for you to enjoy through August and beyond...<p>With summer halfway done (gulp), we've had a chance to swipe, smear, and swirl our way through every new drugstore product on the market. Here are our favorites for you to enjoy through August and beyond.

The Under-the-Radar Site Where We Get the Best Fashion Finds

<i>Welcome to our newest series, where twice a month, we’ll be featuring a website that we love and know our readers will too. Whether it’s an old but</i> …

5 Beachy Beauty Products to Channel Your Inner Mermaid

<i>As a</i> <i>beauty writer</i><i>, I live and breathe products. There is a constant flow of new</i> <i>skincare</i><i>,</i> <i>makeup</i> <i>and</i> <i>hair</i> <i>products making their way into my hands on the daily, so it’s a big deal when I declare that I’m “</i><i>obsessed AF</i><i>” with something. This series will detail the products that are *everything* to me right</i> …

Walt Whitman on Identity and the Paradox of the Self

“There is, in sanest hours, a consciousness, a thought that rises, independent, lifted out from all else, calm, like the stars, shining eternal. This is the thought of identity.”<p><i>“Our normal sensation of self is a hoax, or, at best, a temporary role that we are playing, or have been conned into</i> …

The One Product a Celebrity Makeup Artist Can NOT Live Without

1/16<p><b>The Expert:</b> Makeup Artist Jenn Streicher<p><b>Her Pick:</b> “Crest 3D Whitestrips ($65). I’m a huge fan of a bold pop of color on the lips, especially …

15 of the Greatest Graduation Speeches of All Time

If you're in need of some inspiration, listening to these luminaries share their lessons in life may help you get back into action, to connect with yourself and the work you love.<p>Graduation season is officially upon us. While many of us haven't been in a cap and gown for quite some time, we can …

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