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Model shares the ultimate wellness tips every woman should know for a healthier life

We all want to live a more fulfilling life, right? Well, there's one gal happy to help us out.<p>Danielle Copperman, aka Model Mange Tout, has penned a …

Acquainted

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Weight Loss

We exist in a field of infinite possibilities. Every choice we make shuts an infinite number of doors and opens an infinite number of doors. At any point we can change the direction of our lives by a simple choice. It is all in our hands, our hearts, and our minds. https://t.co/0sNyuP0FjY

Be alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity.. https://t.co/OMgLX8JZz9

7 Things You're Relying On In Life That Are Only Holding You Back

The road to hell is paved with good intentions – and probably in the form of misinterpreted life advice.<p>There are so many cultural narratives about the roads that will lead you to success that are unhelpful at best, and destructive at worst. We take concepts like “willpower” and “passion” and …

Self-improvement

12 Warning Signs You Are In Bad Company

As the saying goes, who you spend the most time with is who you will become.<p>The people you spend your time with can influence your mood, how you spend your time, and your perspective on the world. They can even change your view of yourself. That's why it's so important to be aware of the company …

Self-help

Follow This Routine For 2 Weeks To Jumpstart Your Weight-Loss | Women's Health

Phase 1 is broken down hourly, so there's never a moment in the day you're unsure of what to do. In the morning, wake up with the sun after eight hours of sleep. About an hour after waking up, it's time for breakfast—overnight oats, avocado toast, or Greek yogurt with granola are all great options. …

Fitness

Taraji P. Henson's Weight Loss Is Seriously Inspirational!

YAS GIRL! Empire star Taraji P. Henson has been totally stunning fans with her amazing weight loss. And though she’s always been beautiful, it’s …

How to lose fat

Make no mistake: fat loss is an industry. The market is flooded with gimmicks and gadgets, programmes and diets – all of which claim to help you shed the blubber, and all of which stand to profit from your well-intentioned dedication.<p>As a result, the public's perceived wisdom on fat loss is not …

Metformin: Diabetes worst enemy

The 70-Year-Old Trends You're Still Wearing Today

Our favourite part about looking at what people wore 50, 60, or 70 years ago is not pointing out what’s different about our styles—we’re much more …

Trends

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you'll tap into the power of your subconscious brain.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You all know about that morning-routine thing: Everyone raves that waking up early and sticking to your routine will help you get more …

Motivation

This Is Your Biggest Sex Struggle, According to Your Zodiac Sign

The stars don’t lie.<p>Shutterstock<p>In the words of Paris Hilton, the stars are blind. But that doesn't mean they can't eff with your sex life.<p>Though we're all sexual snowflakes, unique in our own way, the characteristics of our zodiac signs can interfere with a spectacular sack sesh, says New York …

Calvin Klein Model Ebonee Davis Takes Down Racism In The Fashion Industry

“As artists in the fashion industry, we are the embodiment of free speech.”<p>For all the beauty it creates and magic it inspires, the fashion industry is not one that is known for being altogether socially, or, specifically, racially aware and active. Ebonee Davis is trying to change that.<p>After …

Fashion Industry

A push to help gay couples find wedding joy – without rejection

Gay couples worry about rejection when they search for wedding vendors. A new suite of businesses is growing to serve them – and head off conflict. …

LGBTQI

This Is Why Black British Men Are Afraid Of Speaking About Their Mental Health

The fear of being vulnerable, a distrust of institutions, and social stigma have left many choosing silence over support. BuzzFeed News learns about a project focusing on solutions.<p>Lionel Biu, a 31-year-old black British man, was brought up in a culture that emphasised “not telling [anyone] your …

Prince: A Life in Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

How to wear yellow: tips for making the trickiest colour work for you

Disclaimer: the following statement may cause mild terror and trepidation.<p>Yellow is <i>the</i> colour of the SS16 season. Bright sunshine, lemon, mustard - name a shade of yellow and it appeared at the spring showcases back in September 2015. The designers did not just stop at block, look-at-me colours …

United Kingdom
London Fashion Week

The real difference between New York and London fashion

New York City and London are sister cities, allies and neighbors who only happen to be separated by an ocean. Their inhabitants speak the same …

5 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Wearing Heels

Heels might make your legs look long—but ditching them will make you legs <i>be</i> long (or at least long<i>er</i>). In one 2012 study published in <i>The Journal of Applied Physiology</i>, researchers found that habitual heel wearers not only walk with shorter strides (both when they wear heels and go barefoot); they …

10 Tips That'll Help You FINALLY Lose Those Last 10 Pounds

<b>1. Go High Protein, Not Just Low Calorie</b><br>If you're having a hard time shedding weight, you might be focusing too much on counting calories and not enough on protein. Esther Blum, R.D., author of <i>Cavewomen Don't Get Fat</i>, says high-protein foods take more work to "digest, metabolize, and use, which …

The Chicest New It Bags: Why the Miniature Is Making a Maximum Statement

The world as we know it—or at least the fashion world—is divided into two kinds of people: the one percent who have a limo following them everywhere and can leave the dark accoutrements of modern life on the back seat—the iPad, the bottle of Evian, the nasty workout outfit—and sally forth with a …

Shala Monroque Gives One Fashion Writer a Lesson in Caribbean Carnival Style

“Do you work out? Because you need to work out,” **Shala Monroque’**s text bubble read some months before I was set to visit her in her idyllic home of St. Lucia.<p>“Um, I do yoga?” I hesitantly typed back. Truthfully, I hadn’t bent or curled or stretched my limbs in a productive fashion in ages, my …

9 Ways To Declutter Your Life, Starting Now

As fellow female hoarders, we understand this won't be easy but trust us, it's worth it. Because life baggage is SO 2013...<p><b>1. Get ruthless with your</b> …

Mary Poppins

A Lazy Girl's Guide to Morning Makeup

<b>Cover Up with BB/CC Cream</b><br>The overall application of coverup can be the longest part of the makeup routine. From moisturizer to concealer to powder foundation, it's no wonder we want to ditch our routine. To speed up this part of process, use a BB or CC cream. It'll work as a moisturizer while …