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Need-to-Know Layering Hacks for Every Kind of Spring Dress

If you’re a style chameleon, then you already know there are a million and one ways to put together a foolproof #OOTD. The good news is you need not have Cher Horowitz’s dream closet to do it. With some clever layering and a little outside-the-box thinking, it won’t be long before you’re gearing up …

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

18 Apps That Every Modern Lady Should Have On Her Phone

That means they need some help organizing and simplifying their daily lives.<p>So Business Insider decided to come up with a list of apps that will give a modern lady a hand or two.<p>These apps cover everything from planning a night out to tracking your sleep. You can learn new skills, cook a meal, and …

Apps

16 Chic Laptop Cases You Can Make In Under an Hour

No offense, laptop cases, but you have a tendency to be… well, how do we put this… kinda boring. We want you to be secure enough to keep our laptops safe, but do you have to be so plain and blah? Instead of settling for that black nylon case, check out these pretty DIY cases that can be made in an …

How Much Do You Pay for Rent?

Rent prices are all over the map (no pun intended). Some areas are more affordable than others, but in general, rent prices are rising across the …

The 20 Weirdest Celeb Beauty Secrets

When it comes to our beauty routines, we’ve tried everything. And we do mean everything — from a Clarisonic for your lips to a blush made out of beets. For better or worse, many of these trials have come from the celebs we Google for beauty and style inspo. Well, steal from the best, we always say. …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Why Self-Compassion Is the Key to Being Our Authentic Selves

<b>“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I was raised in a …

Pack Only Your Zen

Dear <i>On A Dime</i> travelers, I am an almost rehabilitated over-packer. Like a celebrity’s “clean and sober” weekend with twins, I tend to teetotal pack …

Dear White People director: every idea for a film will 'fail before it succeeds'

Justin Simien is the director and writer behind Dear White People, a feature-length film debuting at the Sundance film festival. It is Simien’s first feature: a satire focusing on four black students’ experiences at a pre-dominantly white Ivy League college.<p>Simien was named as one of Variety’s “10 …

The Best YouTube Workouts to Make You Sweat

Photo: YouTube<p>There's a stigma against YouTube workouts. I get it. I too used to be a little wary of them—but then I grew up and got busy and moved somewhere cold. And since then I've learned to love a YouTube routine, especially on days when I'm realistically not going to do anything at all. See: …

28 Delicious Whole Wheat Pasta Dishes

Even when you're eating healthy sometimes you NEED PASTA.

How one woman saved enough to quit her job and move to Paris

She wanted out of her job as a copywriter at an advertising agency. And she didn't just want a new job. She wanted to quit and move to Paris and devote herself full-time to painting and writing.<p>What makes MacLeod different from most is that she actually did it. She decided to drastically change her …

Personal Finance

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

50 Ways to Find Inspiration

<b>“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.” ~Daisaku Ikeda</b><p>I have always loved that scene in <i>American Beauty</i> …

10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less

<i>“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.”</i> — Ann Voskamp<p>Our world has become a constant feed of information, noise, and entertainment. Our phones …

How Using Our Gifts Brings Joy to the World

<b>“Man is only truly great when he acts from his passions.” ~Benjamin Disraeli</b><p>Like many of us, I had a difficult childhood. My parents’ relationship …

Hip-Hop Dance

Release the Fear of Not Measuring Up and Share Your Light

<b>“You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” ~Brené Brown</b><p>I believe that it is part of the human …

Positive Thinking

Letting Go, Trusting, and Allowing Yourself to Be Happy and Free

<b>“Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>First, let’s be clear about something…<p>Surrender is <i>not</i> …

'American Hustle' Costume Designer On The Flashy Clothes, Man Jewelry And Lack Of Bras

"American Hustle" is the one movie you should see this holiday season. The film, directed by David O. Russell, centers around a 1978 con-couple who are forced to join forces with the FBI and of course, hilarity, really bad hair and a whole lot of cleavage ensues.<p>The film hits theaters in New York …

40 Creative Candy Cane Recipes to Make All of December

We’re keeping things traditional around here with creative recipes that put the classic peppermint candy cane to use. Of course, you can use this peppermint inspiration everywhere in your home, from cooking to decor — candy cane cups and votive holders will have your pad looking festive in no time. …

11 Things You're Doing That Could Shorten Your Life

Are you sitting down while reading this? Well that could be shortening your lifespan.<p>Let's be honest: From the moment we're born, we're all dying just as we're living. But certain mundane things we do every day may actually be helping us get there faster. None of this means we should even try to …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Nov. 29 - Dec. 5)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

Recipe Rehab Season 1, Episode 12: Carnitas Tacos

The Quick Workout That Will Boost Your Fat Burn

Slim down fast with these calorie-blasting metabolic moves<p>Tossing a single match on a pile of wood won't ignite a strong flame. An entire box of matches, however? That's the start of a kick-ass bonfire.<p>This is the sort of fiery result that your internal fat burners will get from the fast-paced …

The Power of Surrendering: Let Go of Control to Be Peaceful and Free

<b>“The reality is that tomorrow is most certainly uncertain and no matter how many expectations we form, tomorrow will come, tomorrow will go, and it</b> …

TED Talks That Could Change How You Think About The Holidays

Photo courtesy of Ted.com.<p>Some holiday traditions never get old. There's a certain comfort that comes with stuffing ourselves with stuffing, …

Add Stamped Coin Charms to Jewelry

This DIY is such a clever way to commemorate your travels overseas. Take the lead from Little Blue Boo and stamp the year of your trip into your collection of foreign currency—it’s a perfect addition to a necklace or charm bracelet!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Metal Letter Stamps<br>• Metal Number …

Going Natural? 4 Easy Ways To Rock Texture

If you're thinking about going natural but are scared to hack off your locks or be stuck wearing the same 'do day in and day out, we're here to put …