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Feeling Down? 6 Tricks to Help You Cope and Find the Silver Lining.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published August 4, 2014.</i><p>Today is a very difficult day. My stepfather, one of the most cautiously healthy men I know, is undergoing bladder surgery. He is having a cystectomy, the surgery to remove one’s bladder. …

#theLIST: The Insider: Joyann King

BAZAAR's digital director preps for a new season with our retail partner Capitol<p>BAZAAR's digital director preps for a new season with our retail partner Capitol

Stop Torturing Yourself With Your Thoughts!

I want to offer you some immediate relief from yourself! What I mean by this is that most of us, yes even you, torture ourselves with our thoughts!<p>In my own life and in coaching others, I have observed that one of the biggest sources of suffering comes from what we choose to believe about our …

21 Knock-Out Beauty Products Hiding At Your Drugstore

Fashion magazines are always blabbing about wearing a mix of “high and low” clothing, like maybe you pair your $$$ boots with an H&M dress. It’s …

6 Strategies to Banish Ingrown Hair for Good

<b>Shave a few minutes into your shower:</b> Shaving can be stressful on the skin, damaging hair follicles and encouraging ingrown hairs. To minimize your odds of getting razor burn, Venus dermatologist Jody Levine, M.D., suggests saving shaving for the last thing you do in the shower. "These few minutes …

Cheap Date Night Ideas!

5/13/2013<p>With summer nights approaching you're going to have the urge to get out and enjoy every bit of the warm weather! But nowadays things can be …

18 Signs You're With the Man You Should Marry

Getty Images<p><b>1. He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to your mom).<p><b>2. He makes sacrifices for you — and you're</b> …

Your 2014 Summer Reading List

It’s almost summer, which means that you’ll finally have some time to finish the dog-eared copy of <i>Infinite Jest</i> you started (with best intentions, …

10 Things to Know Before You Move in Together

Moving in with someone is a big step emotionally and logistically, and after signing a lease, breaking up becomes a hundred times harder. If you've started to consider it, reference this list of things you ought to know to ensure a happy more-than-just-roommates situation.<p><b>1. Where This Thing's …

How To Master This Korean Skin Secret

Dewy, luminous skin is as much the standard as it is an art form in South Korea — and "dewy" is not to be confused with the dreaded (in North …

The Ultimate Bridesmaid Gift Guides

Our resident style maven Bené Eaton is back and this time she’s guiding us through gifts for the girls, with bridesmaid presents to suit every …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

How to Dress Like a French It Girl

Translating that je ne sais quoi once and for all.<p>Translating that Je ne sais quoi once and for all. Via ELLE.com

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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The Secret To A Perfectly Even Complexion

After being rightly destroyed by the arsenal of anti-acne products you threw at it, the breakout that was singlehandedly sabotaging your visage is …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

Makeup How-To: Bronze Smoky Eye

Bronzes, coppers, and light browns make for a sultry date-night look and work on any eye color.<p><b>Step 1 and 2. Bronze shadow works for every eye color.</b> Press a medium bronze shadow from lash line to crease and softly blend the edges. Then, apply the same color underneath the lash line in a thick …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

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Have Slower, Better Sex

<b>For starters, you'll last longer.</b><p>And that means you'll give your partner time to catch up. “Research suggests that, on average, men orgasm through intercourse in about 2 minutes of active thrusting,” says sex therapist Joel Block, Ph.D., Women, on the other hand, take an average of 14 minutes. “Do …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

8 Foods That Give You an Afternoon Energy Boost That AREN'T a Cup of Coffee

The key to beating the dreaded afternoon slump, Gans says, is being prepared with healthy snacks on-hand, specifically, foods with carbs for quick energy, and that are high in fiber, protein, and/or healthy fats to provide longer-lasting energy, without the jolt of caffeine.<p>"A lot of times, when …

Detoxing Guidelines: 16 Cleansing Foods

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods<p>Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Women's Health

9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved!

<b>There's a Funky Smell</b><p>If there's an odor coming from your bikini line, trust us, you'll know something is up. The problem is, this smell could have a ton of possible causes, but you'll want to see your doctor no matter what. If it's a foul-smelling discharge, it could be a bacterial infection like …

Why You Should Definitely Sleep Naked Tonight

While this isn't exactly a scientific study, it does make sense that naked cuddling could boost relationship satisfaction. After all, a recent study found that couples who snuggle post-sex have happier bonds, while another study found that the closer you sleep to your partner, the better your …

7 Keys for an Authentic Wedding Ceremony

As a celebrant, I often hear from guests how often the weddings they attend are dull. Perfunctory at best. Boring at worst.<p>And yet this is arguably the most important landmark in the life of a couple. Today, we seek <b>experience</b> over words, which may in themselves have little meaning.<p>Here are seven …

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

20 Ways To Turn Boring Hot Dogs Into Delicious Beacons Of Patriotism

Here we are at another Fourth of July! We're ready for fireworks, sparklers, star-spangled everything and that most all-American of foods -- hot dogs!<p>So what if they're not the most, um, homogeneous food? They may be made up of bits and pieces that come from all over, sure, but <i>so is America</i>, you …