Michelle

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10-minute total-body toning workout

Why wait until January 1 to start your fitness routine? There's no day like today to get healthy and active. This workout is short, effective and can be done anywhere. Repeat the entire sequence below on a loop, three times for a full-body, calorie-scorching workout!<p>1. Switch jumps<p>Place hands …

Why So Many Models, Like Gisele Bündchen, Are Obsessed With Boxing

Many models have made it clear on social media recently that they love anything and everything boxing-related, and Gisele Bündchen is no exception. …

Emerging LinkedIn Profile Trends to Maximize Your Success in 2017

Impressive stats indicate that LinkedIn is the place to be in 2017. Use it well. Here's how.<p>There were 45 billion page views from LinkedIn members during Q1 alone in 2016.<p>Two new members join LinkedIn every second.<p>Each month, 106 million unique users visit LinkedIn.<p>41% of millionaires use …

The Absolute Easiest Ways To Improve Your Finances In 2017

So we’ve already established that we suck at money. But what can we do about it? If your answer is: “Just tell my parents to dip into my trust fund!” Congratulations! You’re an assh*le. (But one that we’re very, very jealous of. Enjoy Coachella worry free, friend.)<p>For the rest of us, we need to get …

Personal Finance

The Best Workout (Ever) in a Series of Gifs

<i>This piece was originally published on October 15, 2015.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried “the class,” you know it’s a challenge. A very loud challenge. There is …

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Motivation

You're reading The 7 Best Blog Posts on Motivation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Here's How 15 Real Women Lost 50+ Pounds

Get inspired by these weight loss success stories—complete with before-and-after photos.

Kabbalah: The Universal Tree of Life

Life is a beautiful, complex layering of laws and interdependent movements of matter and energy. <b>Kabbalah</b> is a systematic overview of how existence …

Bali Bound: 10 Day Luxury Bali Itinerary

Looking for "affordable" luxury? Head on over to Bali.<p>Shares 5K<p>Bali, Indonesia has always been a bucket-list destination for me. The island’s …

The worst kind of insomnia: How to manage early-morning awakening

There are simple, and sometimes surprising, ways to beat that awful feeling of waking up at 4 in the morning and not being able to fall back to sleep. For some, the answer could be watching television at night differently.<p>Psychologists call this early morning awakening. Everyone experiences this …

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem

Some people seem to be born with self-esteem--and some of us have to work at it.<p>Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If …

What to Eat to Lose Weight Fast

Exercising on a regular basis can help you lose weight. It’s proven.<p>But if you want to lose weight quickly and permanently, what you eat …

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5 Ways to Fight Procrastination and Get Stuff Done

"Perfection is the enemy."<p>You have to hand it to the people who make up minor holidays: they know how to pick their dates. For example, today is …

8 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

Here are 8 tips for adding spring to your LinkedIn personal profile.<p>Spring cleaning is a process we love to put off. Now is a great time to clarify the message you convey on your LinkedIn personal profile, taking another opportunity to be more precise about the value you offer to the market. Your …

12 Ways to Enjoy the Vitamin-D-Packed Superfood in a Can You Should Be Eating

Are some gray Spring skies keeping you from getting your daily dose of D? With just three ounces of canned tuna, you'll rake in about 50 percent of your daily required vitamin D; it's one of the best natural sources of the nutrient. The canned fish is so easy to keep stocked in your pantry, and …

Superfoods

The Slow-Carb Diet

Cut Calories with Low-GI Foods<p>You've eaten your weight in grapefruit, counted your share of fat grams, and sworn off bread, pasta, and every other …

The Most Beautiful Places in the World You Didn't Know Existed

By: <i>Matt Meltzer</i><p>@mmeltrez<p>Anyone who's watched more than two episodes of <i>The Twilight Zone</i> -- or read the angry comments when we named the most beautiful place in every state -- knows that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Undaunted, we proceeded to tell you about all the beautiful places …

Rocky Mountains

The most romantic hotels in the UK

An expert guide to the most romantic hotels in the UK – from lavish country piles to spa hotels and sumptuous city boutiques – including the best for rooms with antique furnishings, rolltop baths and four-poster beds, Michelin-starred restaurants, private gardens and cosy bars, in London, the …

8 Simple Ways To Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen quite …

9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

Home Improvement

9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …

Happiness

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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32 New Books To Add To Your Shelf In 2016

New year, new TBR pile.<p>Whether you’ve promised yourself that 2016 will be the year you’ll read more books, the year you’ll read books more thoughtfully or the year you’ll read fewer curmudgeonly comments sections, we have a few new releases worth considering.<p>We’re looking forward to bold familial …

Muslim Millennials' Views on Religion

At the close of 2015, Zogby Research Services (ZRS) conducted face to face polling of 5,374 Muslim youth between the ages of 15 to 34 in eight Arab countries: Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, and Palestine. We had been commissioned by the Tabah Foundation to explore the …

The 5-Step Weekend Kitchen Deep Clean

From sharpening your knives to (finally!) cleaning your oven, this is everything you need to deep-clean and organize your kitchen.<p>Let's be real: There's no way you're going to actually clean your closet or get rid of the approximately 33 unmatched socks in your drawers. But here's a goal you can …

Kitchens

How Protein at Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

Protein is a key nutrient for weight loss. In fact, adding more protein to your diet is the easiest and most effective way to lose weight.<p>Studies …

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …