Tessa Chia

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Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Blueberry coffee cake = boy bait<p>Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry …

Dessert

This Home Workout Will Prevent Low Back Pain and Open Up Your Hips

You know that moment when life starts to feel like a pain in the back? Well, that moment is probably now, considering 31 million Americans experience …

Paleo Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>Healthy grain-free paleo double chocolate chip cookies made with almond flour, coconut oil, and pure maple syrup. These easy-to-prepare treats are</i> …

No-Makeup Makeup for Your Wedding? You Can Totally Achieve the Look With These Steps

For the wedding, brides typically request a full glam makeup look from their desired makeup artist: foundation, concealer, a killer eye, blush, contour, and a nice lip (maybe throw in some false lashes). But, what about a look for brides who aren't so crazy about a beat face? The answer is quite …

10 Workouts You Can Do Without Needing to Leave the House

When the gym seems intimidating or impossible to get to, home workouts reign supreme. And guess what? You don't need a fancy gym, studio, or even a bunch of equipment. Even better? You don't even have to put on real clothes. Do any of these workouts in your PJs — we dare ya. No matter what you're …

Kate Middleton Reportedly Swears By This $22 Face Oil

Though putting on makeup is arguably the most fun part of getting ready, it's basically nothing without a foundation of good skincare. While most of us have already established a pretty good routine, the hunt for new products is <i>always</i> on — and if a product comes with an endorsement from a celebrity …

How Not to End Up Hating Your Partner

It is no secret that the evolution of traditional domestic roles has kicked up a lot of dust in relationships. There seems to be a pronounced power …

Living Rooms

'4-Hour Workweek' author credits a simple 3-step exercise with putting him on the path to success

There was a moment in 2004 when he reached a turning point, he said in the TED Talk he gave this April in Vancouver.<p>That year, a friend died of pancreatic cancer and the girlfriend Ferriss planned on marrying broke up with him. He spent virtually all of his time working on his nutritional …

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

A marriage therapist says there's no point trying to get your partner to help with chores — here's why

Runkel's answer: You don't.<p>"Whenever we start off a question with, 'How can I <i>get</i> someone to do more of this?' we've started off on the wrong foot," he said. "Because already, we're trying to get manipulative, literally trying to manipulate this other person to do what we actually need them to do. …

How to Be a Relationship Realist

<i>As you’re preparing for your wedding, remember that you’re also preparing for your marriage (and that your marriage will last a lot longer than that one big day!). Our relationship advice? Be sure to set aside some time to think and talk about what you want your marriage to look like, as well as</i> …

5 Ways Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

Since I got married, my “love language” has become the <i>love language of picking your shit up off the floor</i>—because nothing kills romance or libido …

7 Tips to Strengthen Any Relationship

​<i>“Happy marriages are based on a deep friendship, mutual</i> <i>respect</i> <i>and enjoyment of each others company.”</i> –John Gottman<p>I was taking my usual morning walk …

Relationships

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

Magic happens when you combine soy sauce and butter

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>These last few weeks I’ve …

How Couples Can Cope with Different Libidos, Sexual Desire

I’ve learned from counseling countless men and women that everyone needs to know what I call their ‘Sex Number.’ Simply put, on a scale of 1 to 10, …

Seth Meyers

13 Reasons Why Men Cheat

After almost three decades of working with couples decimated by infidelity, I can tell you that men who cheat on a beloved wife or girlfriend can be …

10 tips for arguing with your girlfriend without destroying your relationship

Shutterstock<p>If you feel like you're trapped in a sitcom where you and your girlfriend perpetually play the nagging couple, be it small squabbles or …

The Best Hiking Boots for Short Hikes or Long Treks

A great hike requires an equally great shoe.<p>No one wants to get halfway through a hike only to start suffering from wet socks and knee scrapes. While there's no substitute for trying on different boots before deciding on a pair, the choices below should help narrow down your search. All are …

Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will Achieve Anything You Want In Life

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups TheThe post Do These Things After Work Everyday And You Will …

Motivation

How to Have Difficult Conversations

Follow these guidelines for challenging encounters and fighting “fair.”<p>Most everyone dreads the difficult, challenging conversation. This includes …

13 Habits You Should Steal From Successful Business Figures

Just what does it take to be as productive as Thomas Edison or as financially successful as Elon Musk? A great routine, for one. MBANoGMAT, a search …

New York City

The 10 Minute Routine that Transformed my Relationship.

Oh, the early days of our relationship.<p>I couldn’t wait to see my then-boyfriend after a day—or even a few hours—spent apart. Everything felt new, …

Parenting

This is the ultimate houseplant cheat sheet

Have you ever wondered if that peace lily you have in your living room is in the best place it can be? Or perhaps which plant is best suited to your …

9 Questions Every Lasting Couple Can Answer—Can You?

If love is famously blind, how is one supposed to actually know with certainty that they've found The One? Love is a powerful emotion that can give …

Brutal honesty is almost always a mistake — here's how to tell when it's not

Why didn't they just follow my advice when I could objectively solve their problems?<p>Who else has tried to give good advice, only to have your friend, mom/dad, or boyfriend/girlfriend ignore it? Even when they genuinely wanted to change?<p>Brutal honesty rarely works when we're trying to get other …

Relationships

The “Should I Go or Should I Stay?” Relationship Checklist

The “Should I Go or Should I Stay?” Relationship Checklist<p>Updated on March 14, 2018<p>You might have asked yourself if there is a scientific way to …

How to Live with Purpose if You Don’t Have a Clue

How I stay focused every day<p>“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” — Fyodor …

Motivation

Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

<i>This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. All you do is dump the familiar chili ingredients in a</i> …

Cooking

Starting your own herb garden? Read this handy infographic

<b>If you've ever been a little unsure about which herbs you can grow yourself, or which herbs when mixed together make fantastic combinations, then</b> …