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The best writing advice I have ever received

After failing so hard the first time, the person who gave it to me isn’t even a writer.I have been struggling to write for a very long time.In truth, …

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

Exercise

How to Write When You Don’t Wanna Write (As Told By Other Writers)

writing advice<p>How to Write When You Don’t Wanna Write (As Told By Other Writers)<p>This article was completely crowdsourced.<p>I’ve been in a slump lately. …

Creative Writing

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

Workouts

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

Introducing the 5 Stages of the Intrapreneur’s Journey

There’s no shortage of innovation buzzwords and catch phrases in tech:<p>“Fail fast and fail oftenâ€�…"Lean This, Agile Thatâ€�…â€�Something …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration

HIV's Jump From Apes to Humans May Have Been Aided by an Unfortunate Deficiency

How it all began.<p>Nobody knows quite when it happened. But some time in our not too distant past, a chimpanzee version of a pathogen known as simian …

Biology

The legs and intervals beginner workout to build muscle fast

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We get it. Getting started in the gym can be intimidating. But with the right set of approachable, muscle-building …

Exercise

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

This 4-Move Dumbbell Circuit is the Best Way to Start Strength Training

Follow along once with us, then repeat it as many times as you want.<p>When it comes to strength training, it can be tough to know which exercises and …

Workouts

Poetry, love and psychosis: can writing help us come to terms with mental illness?

In hospital in 1972, Paula Keogh fell in love with the poet Michael Dransfield. In her new memoir she captures the voice of her illness and the man she loved<p>Paula Keogh never intended to write about her relationship with Michael Dransfield, one of the most prominent – and colourful – poets in …

How to tone your legs: 5 exercises that bring the burn

Whether you’re outside or stuck at home, you can get a great workout by incorporating stairs into your routine. Using these exercises on a set of stairs will help tone and strengthen your legs and glutes.<p>These can be challenging moves, so if you feel they're a bit more intense than what you're used …

Workouts

16 Ways to Lose Weight Fast

From Zumba to yoga to ditching junk food, these simple lifestyle changes will help you lose 10, 30, even 50 pounds!

Fitness

Training Articles and Videos - Bodybuilding.com

All Access: Premium Fitness Plans!<p>Uplifted: Build Muscle And Strength With Meg Squats<p>Podcast Episode 46: Full-Body Training Done Right with Charles …

Exercise

31 Psychological Defense Mechanisms Explained

In our last article, <i>Defense Mechanisms: Psychological Techniques We Use to Cope With Anxieties</i>, we looked at the way in which the psyche deals with …

5 Ways To Gently Begin Strengthening Your Core

Your core muscles help strengthen and stabilize your spine and pelvis, which is why developing a powerful core is the first step to making your whole body stronger. Start firming up your core with these gentle Pilates-based exercises, which will give you a solid foundation for all other movements. …

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

Workouts

The 1 Major Way President Obama Never Let Down the Country

President Obama looks pretty good these days, especially compared to his wildly unpopular incoming successor. It's easy to point to his "cool" factor, how he interacts with kids or jokes around on TV. But there's something else that makes him stand out: the reality that Obama has avoided …

Donald Trump

7 Ways to Improve Your Writing, According to Experts

Sometimes you don’t know what you want to say. Other times you don’t know the right way to say it. And very often you can’t get your butt in the …

Creative Writing

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Experience Happiness

<i>This article was previously published on Prevent Disease.com and written by Dr. Marianna Pochelli.</i><p>Too much research has been devoted to the science …

Get These Paid Android Apps Worth $9 For Free From Google Play

Everyone likes free stuff, especially when it’s free stuff that would have cost a little bit of money not too long ago. While we’re all for app …

5 Tips for Finding the Freelance Writing Niche of Your Dreams

When I first started off as a freelancer, I scoffed at the idea of settling down and writing on only one subject. <i>I’m not going to be monogamous in my</i> …

Employment

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

One of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct has sued him for defamation after he labeled her claims false.<p>Donald Trump is now president and not just a private citizen, but that doesn’t mean he’s free of the controversies that dogged him in his former life.<p>Last week, a few days before …

What is bipolar disorder? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Masuma Rahim

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p><i>“When you are high, it is tremendous. Shyness goes, the right words and gestures are suddenly there, the power to seduce and captivate others a felt</i> …

Mental Health

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …