Monica Denham

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I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

The 3-day Military Diet – a Beginner's Guide

The military diet is currently one of the world’s most popular “diets.”<p>It is claimed to help you lose weight quickly, up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in a …

These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them)

As work changes at warp speed, here are 2025’s hottest job sectors (and the skills you’ll need to work in them).<p>Two-thirds of Americans believe that, in 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work humans now do. The World Economic Forum’s 2016 report, <i>The Future of Jobs</i>, estimates that 5 …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a study that would change our understanding of human behavior.<p>It all started when Langer asked her research assistants to cut in front of innocent people …

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Spring Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing is a fast and light salad that is full of tart cranberries, creamy goat cheese and …

5 Tex-Mex Classics to Make-and-Take for Lunch

One of the issues I had when living on the East Coast was that good Mexican food was harder to find. That meant that every trip home to San Francisco …

Cooking

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

mySchool: Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women Leadership School (video)

The Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women Leadership Academy lives by a phrase: “It’s not if you go to college, it’s where you go to college.”<p>The first …

College & University

Female HBCU presidents to speak at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church on Sunday during the church's …

Black History

Richard Nixon: Proclamation 4236—Women's Equality Day

<i>By the President of the United States Of America</i><b><br>A Proclamation</b><p>Fifty-three years ago, on August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was certified as …

Gender

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SIGN THE SUPREME COURT PETITION: President Obama, nominate a progressive woman of color

A few days ago, Senator Mitch McConnell announced that there would be no hearing or vote -- not even a cordial meeting -- on any Supreme Court …

Mitch McConnell

In an African-American city, black clout wanes

Stately, stout <b>Charles Williams II</b> takes the microphone in an old church auditorium on Detroit’s west side and convenes the Saturday rally with a …

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, Eat Healthier Throughout The Week

You got this.<p>With the right foods waiting for you in the fridge, eating healthy is a breeze. But what recipes to make? Lucky for you, we have five perfect dishes that'll encourage you to make healthy choices all week.<p>As part of our month-long Eat Well, Feel Great Challenge, we found recipes for you …

Healthy Eating

10 Signs It's More Than Just Stress

How to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on Mental …

Does going vegan really work? How to get the balance right

Once upon a time, I would never have contemplated giving up meat and dairy. I worried that my muscles would disappear – and I loved the taste of a good steak. But some of my vegan friends seemed to have so much energy and so few digestion problems that I decided to give it a go.<p>I started with a …

Nutrition

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

A Man Secretly Divorced His Wife, but Then Stayed With Her for 20 Years

He filed for divorce just months after their wedding.<p>Cristina Carta Villa, 59, had no idea she had been divorced for two decades until she looked at a tax bill. According to the <i>New York Post</i>, she recently discovered that her husband had filed for divorce in the Dominican Republic months after their …

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1/<p>If you're really, really alike.<p>Flickr/davebloggs007<p>Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that "opposites attract" is totally off.<p>"Partners …

Psychology

The Fascinating History of the World's Obsession With Butts

There's hardly a female erogenous zone that hasn't been celebrated in art and culture—the bum included. The most fascinating numbers about one of history's prized assets.<p><b>1:</b> The approximate century the original nude statue Venus Callipyge was created. Translated from Greek, the name means "Venus of …

3 Secrets for Increasing Your Happiness

How many moments of your life are happy? If you're like most people your life is a mix of up and downs. Happy moments, interspersed with lots of boring moments, and probably a few periods of absolute misery.<p>It's unrealistic to expect that you can create a life that is 100% happy moments. Chasing a …

Loving Someone With a Mental Illness

On a recent visit home, we walked into the neighborhood liquor store, I notice he's beaming with pride, eager to blurt out to the clerk, "This is my sister I was telling you about she's a newscaster from LA. She's my better half." My brother knows that simple introduction just bought him more store …

Isil 'sanctioned harvesting of body parts'

Seized document shows that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant said taking body parts from a living donor to save a Muslim's life was permissible<p>Islamic State has sanctioned the harvesting of human organs in a previously undisclosed ruling by the group's Islamic scholars, raising concerns that …