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An Extremely Art-Slathered Stay in Porto

"I'm sleeping in Frida Kahlo tonight."<p>We're guessing you don't have the opportunity to say that very much.<p>So here's a stunning place in Portugal …

Frida Kahlo

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

European Travel

Read This Before You Travel Solo

Ready to take the plunge? With a little preparation, traveling alone is easier and even more enriching than you may think.

Travel

The Best Fashionable Budget Shopping in Paris

While the French capital is known for its luxurious fashion houses, the fashion capital also offers fashionistas a wide range of high street stores …

France

A journey from Morocco to Spain by foot, rail and boat

The most rewarding journeys, it might be said, are the ones that force you to look a little closer. Here was a tower in pinkish stone, set in a garden with marble columns, olive trees and oleanders, and a cool breeze soothing the sun-baked landscape. To the half-closed eye this was southern Europe, …

European Travel

6 Reasons To Travel Abroad With Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend In Your 20s

Traveling can be many things: hectic, expensive, and definitely stressful. But with the right people or person beside you, all those troubles kind of …

Travel

The Trending Haircut Technique That Works On Any Length Or Texture

For most, trying a daring new haircut trend — say, the sci-fi bob, baby bangs, or incredibly long lengths — requires serious thought and careful …

Hair

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Happiness

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Emotional Intelligence

How to overcome low self-esteem

You ARE good enough to go for that job and, no, you don't annoy all of your friends...<p>Studies have linked low self-esteem and poor self-image with a …

Self-help

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their …

Marriage

11 books to help you create a happier, more optimistic life

When you’re trying to find happiness, whether in your career or in life, you do a lot of reading on the topic. I’ve built a successful career in …

Happiness

Be Yourself: How to Succeed in Life & Work.

<i>“Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde</i><p>For better or for worse, we have no choice other than to be ourselves, so I ‘d like to explore …

‘Most of us are too busy to be better’: the lazy person's guide to self-improvement

If you can really improve yourself in just 10 minutes a day, as the self-help gurus claim, Tim Dowling is all for it<p>• Yoga for lazy people<p>I am lying on a mat, looking up at the bright blue of the skylight above me. I exhale purposefully, then let my lungs reinflate of their own accord. I am trying …

Low on Motivation? 7 Psychological Hacks to Get Going

Studies show that the 'average' optimal time for a work-break split entails working for 52 minutes and breaking for 17.<p>Even the most passionate and motivated among us have off days. We wake up feeling detached from work, or groggy, frustrated or depressed, and we can’t get into the right mindset to …

Learn How to Capture Anyone's Attention With These 5 Tips From Famous Motivational Speakers

What you can learn about engaging any audience from Jim Rohn, Amy Purdy Tony Robbins and others.<p>There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you …

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Warren Buffett

This Anti-Self-Help Book Is the Healthy Dose of Reality Everyone Needs

<i>This feature is dedicated to our #NoChangeNoFuture initiative. From the Women's March, to Australia voting YES to same-sex marriage, and the #MeToo</i> …

Want to Be Much Happier Starting Tomorrow? Practice This 1 Habit Rarely Found at Work

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

The One Jewelry Piece Every Fashion Girl Wears

<i>When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist</i> <i>Micaela Erlanger</i> <i>also divulges her</i> …

Jewelry

This couple has figured out how to travel the world for free

Plemmons and Harris grew tired of their corporate jobs and decided to leave them behind.<p>'My degree was in international studies, so that's something …

10 Incredible Teddy Coats You'll Want to Live in This Winter — All Under $52

This Winter, instead of rocking that old coat you've had for years, treat yourself to something new that you can cherish all season. If you don't already own a teddy coat, this year is time to invest because these fluffy pieces have likely been dominating your Instagram feeds lately. We did the …

The Only Money Strategy You Need for 2018

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>moneymom@nymag.com</b><b>.</b><p>To anyone who clicked this hoping to find a pep talk about …

Debt Management

These 13 Benefits of Yoga Will Finally Convince You to Break Out Your Mat

Thanks to back-to-back classes, internships, and a full calendar of social events, college can be overwhelming to say the least. If you’re looking …

How a top dermatologist would spend $100 on beauty products

<i>People in the beauty industry get tons of goods to test out, so when someone spends their own money on something that they’ve run out of, you know</i> …

SPY Guide: The Best Shampoo For Your Hair Type

Regardless of how good your genes may be, over time your hair can be affected by a number of factors. Whether it’s your age or the environment in …

11 Meat-Free Wraps You Should Meal Prep For Work

You don't have to be committed to a vegetarian life to enjoy a meat-free meal. If the meaty barbecues of the Summer have taken a toll, take a break from meat with these meal prep-friendly wraps that are full of veg.

Healthy Eating

10 of the Most Common Travel Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

Traveling is an exciting, joyful experience full of possibilities. Don’t let a slip up put a hitch in – or even worse ruin – your next trip. Here are …

Here's How Celebs Do Boho in 2018

Pulling off good boho style is no easy task, especially when it’s the dead of winter and we’re not currently thinking about the latest take on …

Clothing

Scientists have figured out how to grow real meat in a lab, no animal required

For people who have chosen not to eat meat or animal products for ethical reasons, one of the biggest arguments against the practice is that the …