Monica Bodiford

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The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

The Miracle Skin Care Vitamin You’re Probably Not Using

Niacinamide: It’s an ingredient that you’ve probably seen lurking around many of product labels. And, while it may sound like chemistry soup, …

Skin Care

What A Day Of Plant-Based Eating Looks Like

By definition, "clean eating" can be summed up as consuming real food in, or as close to, its most natural state as possible.<p>Eating to nourish and …

25 Things You Did Today That Ruined Your Metabolism

<i>by Grant Stoddard</i><p>Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept …

10 Reasons To Consider A Plant-Based Diet

Do It For Your Health. Do It For The Planet.<p>I initially went vegan — <i>oh the dreaded five letter word!</i> — for fairly selfish reasons. Subsisting on a …

14 Awesome Post-Workout Meals for Vegans

If you still think vegans have a hard time being fit and healthy, it’s time to get with the program. Whether they’re smashing world records in …

Healthy Eating

The Secret Smoothie Recipe That Keeps Candice Swanepoel Crop Top–Ready

There’s a reason that designers like <b>Michael Kors</b> and <b>Karl Lagerfeld</b> have handpicked supermodel (and longtime Victoria’s Secret angel) <b>Candice Swanepoel</b> to wear their most body-conscious runway creations—not to mention that <b>Karlie Kloss</b> has admitted to having a “girl crush” on the South African …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

7 Books That Will Change The Way You See Everything

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1niqx8J<p>I’m not quite sure why this is, but lately a lot of people have been asking about what books …

7 Novels You Should Curl Up With If You Want A Good Cry

By Jamie Varon,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1tsC3kK<p>The weather is chilling up and the nights are creeping in earlier and earlier. I don’t know …