Shanice Lawrence

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The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Workouts

5 Last-Minute Tricks to Take Your Resume from Basic to Brilliant

As a soon-to-be grad, you’ve mastered Resume 101. You can glance at your resume right this second and go, single-page: check! Final GPA: added! Saved as a PDF to ensure proper formatting: done and done! But if you’re feeling the pressure as graduation nears—and are wondering, <i>OK, what do other</i> …

Employment

Jim Prentice Resigns And Makes Alberta Really Mad In The Process

Just how mad are Albertans at Jim Prentice?<p>The answer is pretty darn mad.<p>The outgoing Alberta premier announced he would leave politics last night, …

The Perfect-Fitting Bra You’ve Been Waiting for Is Here — AND It’s Affordable

We think we’ve seen it all when it comes to bras — some can detect cancer, some can hold an iPhone, some can tweet for you. But when it comes to support for your ladies, the end-all-be-all of undergarments that actually fit might be here thanks to Fitesse.<p>Developed by the rad woman behind Fashion …

Clothing

FKA Twigs Has the Ultimate Non-Traditional Engagement Ring

There were a handful of ladies whose Met Gala ensembles made waves earlier this week. Of course Rihanna’s dress and Beyoncé’s see-through number were two instant hits, but FKA Twig’s Christopher Kane dress was also a definite conversation piece. The multi-colored getup with arms, legs and maybe …

Something's brewing in Central Asia and the West 'needs to take this seriously'

The Russia-China relationship could lead to some interesting changes on the global stage.<p>And the biggest changes are occurring far away from Washington's orbit.<p>Over the last year, we saw the two countries sign highly publicized energy deals, conduct joint military exercises, and even generally …

15 Totally Awesome Junk Food Hacks to Make Now

Let’s be real: Junk food is designed to be delicious straight out of the package, but sometimes we just want to go ALL out. From dinner to dessert, these 15 unreal hacks take our fave snacks to the next gluttonous level. Reach for this collection of recipes the next time you have extra chips, …

Dessert

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

6 Reasons You're Not Seeing Results from Your Workouts

You're hitting the gym regularly, and you've broken up with Ben AND Jerry. So what gives?<p>When you decided to make fitness a priority, you were pumped. For the first few weeks or even months, things were cooking. You were feeling great, looking slimmer, and totally on your way toward a fitter you. …

Fitness

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

Fitness

20 Amazing DIY Mason Jar Projects To Try Out

5. Metallic mason jar vases.<p>IT ALL STARTET WITH PAINT<p>6. Alternatively, you could always paint the inside of the jars to provide a glossy …

How to Declutter and Get Organized Right NOW!!

I wrote this piece for <b>30 Handmade Days</b> several months ago and I wanted to share it with you because it's important for all of you to declutter and …

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

<i>Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post, is the host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education.”</i><p>If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, …

10 Mindsets Of Organized People Which Will Make Them Successful

Being organized is not something that people inherit: it is more to do with how well you organize your daily routine and tasks to make sure that …

Productivity

4 Commandments for Keeping a Tidy Fridge

Never lose a bag of carrots in the bottom of the crisper again.<p>We've all reached <i>way</i> into the back of the fridge, only to find last week's berries totally liquified, or done the Tupperware shuffle ("Maybe it will fit if I turn it sideways?") when putting away leftovers. Make your refrigerator a …

Kitchens

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

New research helps morning workout fiends to lose weight faster. Tips on how to join them<p>Put down the banana, rise-and-grinders: According to a new study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition, people who exercise early in the morning on an empty stomach burn more fat than those who …

Fitness

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

Media Spotlight

Adolescence can be a brutal time for many young people as they come to terms with becoming adults. New research shows the importance of body esteem …

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Personal Finance

Surprising Food Pairings That DOUBLE Your Fat Loss

Although that may sound counterintuitive, there’s sound science behind our recommendation. But before you get too excited and double-up on ice cream …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Workouts

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

Demystifying Tempura Batter

I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get cooked perfectly on the inside, while being encased in a crunchy, crispy outer layer, while the flavor of each vegetable is enhanced. I …