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Burn and Firm: CrossFit Circuit Workout

Jason Todd<p>How This Workout Works<p>Whether you're curious about CrossFit or have already been bitten by this drenched-in-sweat sculptfest, its …

New York City

5 Tips for Powerful Writing

If you want to write more powerfully-- whether it's the next great novel or memoir, or simply emails to friends, family and colleagues, journal entries, speeches or presentations for work, or even your holiday card letter, here are some words that might help, inspired by Girl Friday Productions-- …

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

Workouts

How to Get a Slimmer Waist

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

Yoga
Infographics

10 Ways to Improve Your Writing While Thinking Like a Comedy Writer

Does it sometimes feel as if your writing is a dog chasing its tail—you circle around and around, but keep returning to the same themes, characters …

19 Awesome New Books You Need To Read This Fall

You're going to need a bigger bookshelf.

How to Change Your Life: An Epic, 5,000-Word Guide to Getting What You Want

A book's worth of wisdom condensed into a blog post that, when applied, really will change your life.The post How to Change Your Life: An Epic, …

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Creative Writing
Books

In Praise of Late Bloomers

Forbes has celebrated the dawn of 2015 with its annual 30 Under 30 list, a comprehensive look at the youths who are “killing it” in their respective …

Books

The History of “Loving” to Read

As a senior in college, I took a class on Jane Austen—a great class with, it must be said, a weird vibe. Almost all of the students were women (out of around a hundred people, only five or ten were men), and it was a hothouse of Jane Austen obsession. In the first lecture, the professor identified …

Literature

The Rewriting of David Foster Wallace

<b>Nobody owns David Foster Wallace anymore.</b> In the seven years since his suicide, he’s slipped out of the hands of those who knew him, and those who …

Meet the Kindlepreneurs

The bestselling authors you've never heard of<p>Swapping a high-flying career in law to become the author of romantic thrillers was a change of gear that surprised even Louise Ross. Nevertheless, while on maternity leave with her son Ethan, now two, the 30-year-old from Hertfordshire decided to give …

How to Spot an Emotional Grown-Up

Dr. Robin Berman has written two pieces for <i>goop</i>—<i>The Legacy of a Narcissistic Parent</i> and <i>Being Involved with a Narcissist</i>—and so in the final piece of …

Newport Beach

33 Mind-Bending Paintings That Will Boost Your Creativity

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Creative Writing

7 novels to make you a better thriller writer

Read these books for specific ways to improve your thriller writing technique<p>Writers will give you lots of rules for thriller writing. The main ones …

14 Books to Help You Always Reach Your Goals

You want to be successful. You want to achieve great things. You want to make a difference.<p>To help you get there, you need to read these time-tested …

3 Methods To Help You Overcome Procrastination (finally)

Here’s an example of a reason I always used to come up with to rationalize my procrastination problem: “I’m a perfectionist” or, “it’s gotta be …

Procrastination