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Overwhelmed By Your Life? Perhaps It Is Time to Simplify

If you had millions of dollars, what would you do? Buy an expensive house and car? How about a used van and park it by the ocean? That is exactly what Major League pitcher Daniel Norris did. Instead of spending his multimillion dollar contract to live up to the appearance of a celebrity ball …

Henry David Thoreau

How to Look Great Coming Off the Plane: 10 Models Share Their In-Flight Skin Secrets

With fashion month in full swing, our favorite models are dashing from New York to London and Milan, then from Jetway to runway. In addition to the intercontinental travel, meticulous backstage makeup application and frenetic presentation schedules make skin maintenance an essential for a fresh, …

13 Motivational Quotes For All You Procrastinators

You meant to start that big project today. Really, you did. But somehow between your Twitter feed and that impromptu Netflix marathon, today rolled by and you're no closer to your goals.<p>Procrastination happens to everybody. Sometimes, you just need that little kick in the butt -- and sometimes, …

Motivation

11 Toxic Behaviors That Will Steal Your Joy (And How to Move Past Them)

Our thoughts, actions and behaviors play a powerful role in what type of energy we attract into our lives. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Oftentimes, we find ourselves participating in negative behavior patterns, even if at a subconscious level.<p>Our thoughts, actions and behaviors …

7 Ways To Tell If You're A Truly Humble Person

In a society where fortune favors the strong, modesty is often seen as a weakness. Climbing to the top of a corporate ladder is our modern version of “survival of the fittest” -- and for that reason, meekness is often under-appreciated. But turns out, the secret to success <i>and</i> fulfillment may very …

How to start a food blog: everything you need to know

Emma Gardner, author of the award-winning blog Poires au Chocolat, gives her tips on blog design, food photography and recipe writing<p><b>Blogging basics</b> <br>Create your blog on <b>blogger.com</b><b>,</b> which is the platform I use, or <b>wordpress.com</b> – both are free and easy to set up. Choose a name that is memorable and …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

Recipes

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area …

Exercise

Mindfulness Stops Negativity from Sticking Like Glue.

Have you ever gotten into a heated argument with someone over a meaningless issue, only to find that encounter constantly replaying itself in your …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Get long, lean muscles with this circuit workout<p>Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

How To Prepare For 2014 At Work

Whether you have a few days off or you’re working right through the holidays—there are a few things you’ll want to do around the office before 2013 comes to an end.<p>“Sometimes this depends on your industry or job, but I think all professionals–no matter their role–can use this time of worldwide …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

National Parks

This Italian Chicken Salad Sandwich Is Your New Lazy Dinner

<b>Make the chicken salad:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Place the chicken on a rimmed baking sheet. Rub some olive oil …

Turkey Panini with Fontina and Cranberry Fig Chutney | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Use what’s left after the Thanksgiving feast as a starting point for a quick panini that will rival the original meal. Here, we boost the flavor of the well-loved turkey sandwich by adding melted fontina cheese, cranberry fig chutney and fresh arugula. If you like, use your own favorite cranberry …

Recipes

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

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Get Happier. Right Now. No Drugs Required.

Illustrated by Austin Watts.<p>It’s one thing to occasionally wake up on the wrong side of the bed, but it’s quite another to be a killjoy every. …

Happiness

5 Slimming Bottoms That Basically Work Magic

No matter what size you are, it can sometimes be a challenge to find a look that's truly streamlined. And, while we totally dig a great boxy shape …

Clothing

Google's 'Jolly Good Fellow' On The Power Of Emotional Intelligence

When Google engineer-turned-mindfulness expert Chade-Meng Tan gives a talk in front of a group of Silicon Valley developers and executives, he often starts with a simple exercise.<p>“Imagine two human beings. Don’t say anything, don’t do anything, just wish for those two human beings to be happy. …

One Easily Overlooked Habit of Happy People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles” – William Penn<p>I’m sure you must have come across …

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Why Confidence is Both an Inner and Outer Game | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When it comes to confidence, or the lack of it rather, people just want more of it.<p>Because they have to little of it, everything in their lives seems …