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26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

5 Workout Moves That Will Ease Anxiety Almost Instantly

I've touched on my issues with anxiety before—revealing the most effective (and all-natural) coping mechanisms I've tried thus far. And while it's …

Pump up Your Upper Body With the Pushup-Position Row Complex | Men's Health

You’ll also hammer your triceps, shoulders, and back with the kickbacks, flys, and rows.<p>Use a light dumbbell and a wider foot stance than you normally would in a plank to give yourself more stability while you learn the exercise, Gaddour says.<p>Plug the complex into a circuit as a core move. Aim for …

DIY - Brick Paver Patio - Quiet Corner

Manufactured brick pavers are a durable and inexpensive material choice when installing a brick paver patio.<p>TOOLS<p>rake<br>• spade<br>• hand tamper<br>• rubber …

10 Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Garden

These varieties are as close to Bambi-proof as you can get.

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.<p>But it's also important to go off-guidebook and hit up some of the more …

National Parks

DIY - Easy Stone Path for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

Having a <b>nice stone path in your garden</b> can make a big difference. It is the first thing you see before entering a garden and can raise big …

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

Mindfulness

MORGAN STANLEY: These Are The 9 Best Stocks In America Right Now

Apple, which reported monster quarterly earnings on Tuesday with 74.4 million iPhones sold in the fourth quarter, is one of the nine on this list.<p>The analysts identified stocks that required out-of-consensus analysis, offered a favorable risk-reward profile, and displayed a clear path to growth.

Investing

30 Things To Remember To Help You Become Successful In 2015

A single perspective, a quote, even a statistic, can be all you need to make start your journey to improvement 2015, the year when everything …

Holistic Medicine

How to Beat Bad Habits

<b>Go Cold Turkey</b><p><i>“Haven't drank pop since August. Just quit cold turkey. And I haven't had beer since July. I guess I just don't want to be fat.” – Angel H.</i><p>(Not interested in giving up drinking forever? We understand. A short-term breakup with booze is good, too. Here’s Why You Should Give Up Drinking …

Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

“Nicotine basically stimulates the brain’s pleasure centers, which we believe make other non-drug events more rewarding,” she says. If you’re used to taking a drag during enjoyable activities, then the chemical's effect may be even more powerful.<p>This makes quitting more difficult. In the study, …

Late Bedtimes and Lack of Sleep Linked to Increased Anxiety

“It’s not just how much sleep you get, but <i>when</i> you go to sleep that matters,” says study author Jacob Nota.<p>The researchers aren’t sure yet how shuteye and worrying are connected, but suggest that it could be a vicious cycle. Bedtimes that aren’t aligned with the natural light-dark cycle outside may …

How to Build an Easy Backyard Fire Pit

Enjoy your yard later in the fall and earlier in the spring by adding a fire pit to your landscape. There's a primal "caveman" satisfaction to …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee