Rachel Dougan

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How to Analyze Your Dreams in 7 Steps

About a year ago, I had a bizarre dream.<p>I was in a large white space, like something in between a hospital and heaven (how heaven looks in the movies, anyway). There was a room with a row of gurneys with sick people on them. There was a doctor, and he told me gravely that I had "organic brain …

Positive Thinking

Fewer Americans Report Healthy Eating in 2013: Study

Americans are eating less healthfully this year compared with last year, according to a new report from Gallup-Healthways researchers.<p>A lower percentage of Americans reported eating healthfully "yesterday" every month this year, versus the same months last year. For example, 64.5 percent of …

Smart Pizza Choices

The Day-Before-Thanksgiving Diet Wrecker<p>You're already claiming Thursday as your cheat day. Avoid this diet mistake so you don't REALLY go overboard this week<p>The fourth Wednesday of the month—aka, the day before Thanksgiving—is one of the biggest pizza-ordering days of the year, according to the …

How to Keep Yourself From Having That Second Piece of Pie

Luckily, you don't need a frontal lobotomy to prevent talking yourself into having a second helping of pie, says <i>Women's Health</i> nutrition expert Keri Glassman, M.S., R.D., judge of the upcoming show <i>Cook Your Ass Off</i>. The key is tricking your stomach and your subconscious into feeling fuller so …

Nutrition

The Weird Time You're More Likely to Eat Junk Food

In another experiment, participants told study authors that they believed it would be rude to give an overweight dinner guest unhealthy food while serving themselves something nutritious. The implication, according to the researchers: If you're heaping big spoonfuls of buttery sausage stuffing onto …

The Best Desserts for Weight Loss

<b>If You Want Cookies: Have Biscotti</b><br>The Italian treat is much lower in calories than other cookies (90 calories in one plain biscotti compared to, say, a 220-calorie chocolate chip cookie from Subway). Have one with a cup of hot tea, and it’ll not only taste delicious, it'll also be that much more …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Dance

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

Why the Cotton Ball Diet Is an Awful Idea

Finally, there’s the whole malnutrition thing. Since cotton balls aren’t food, they don’t contain nutrients, so you can’t survive on them—even if you dip them in juice. Michelle Davenport, Ph.D. and R.D., breaks down the numbers: “There’s going to be about a tablespoon of juice in each cotton ball, …

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STORY Presents: Home for the Holidays

We chose some of our favorite gifts to share with you<p>STORY, the ever-changing Chelsea retail concept presents Home For the Holidays, open through December 31st. STORY designs a holiday shopping experience to both engage and inspire around the Shop Small movement and to celebrate Small Business …

Travel

Travel Blog

While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves — the …

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking

Brian Kelly<p>Author of <i>The Points Guy</i> and considered one of the foremost experts on this subject, Brian sits down in this audio (and video) interview to …

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Water Buffalo