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17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

A Growing Number of People Are Navigating Retirement Alone. This Woman Is Spearheading a Movement to Change That

Without kin in a position to help, advance planning becomes even more critical.<p>Carol Marak helped her aging parents for a total of six years, …

Picnic Three-Bean Salad

This salad is really flavorful and filling, and super easy to make. Karena’s been making it for our picnics and barbecues for years, and it’s always …

12 sex and relationship podcasts that’ll make you laugh, cry, and blush

If you’re feeling like your commute has been bogged down by bad news as of late, you may want to consider giving yourself a mental health break to …

Relationships

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

5 Amazing Day Trips From Mexico City

Travel<p>Whether you're looking for adventures in nature or experiences in culture, here are five easy trips to take if you're based in Mexico City.<p>With world-renowned restaurants like Pujol, iconic local artists like Diego Rivera, and hip neighborhoods like Condesa, Mexico City is arguably the …

Workouts can be a literal walk in the park, according to the best scientific research ever

After grinding away at your desk for nine hours straight, going on a post-work walk (especially with your canine bestie) can be a great way to shake …

20 Easy Sides for Any BBQ — Recipes from the Kitchn

Here's my motto for backyard BBQs: Let the sides be many, and let them be simple. The main dish might be an impressive rack of saucy ribs, but a …

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

14 Podcasts You Need To Listen To This Summer

For those long road trips or rainy nights in, these are the podcasts you should be listening to this summer.<p><b>Looking for podcasts</b> to binge on this summer, but overwhelmed by all the options? Don’t sweat. Here are 14 podcasts you should listen to no matter <i>how</i> or <i>where</i> you’re spending your summer.<p>Grab …

Jet Set–Approved: These Are the 11 Best Places to Travel Alone in the U.S.

Given how many examples there are of women casting off their tired surroundings for the ready change of travel—ahem, <i>Wild</i> and <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> most …

National Parks

Make These Easy Salt & Vinegar Cucumbers All Summer Long

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Jack’s Walk

©voyager, all rights reserved<p><b>The Road Not Taken</b><p>Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,<br>And sorry I could not travel both<br>And be one traveler, long I …

Roads

Solo Is Everything You'd Expect From a Han Solo Movie–And That's Not a Good Thing

Instead of an origin story that explains how he became Han Solo, this movie shows the iconic character fully formed.<p>When Ron Howard announced last year that the upcoming young Han Solo movie would be called <i>Solo</i>, the Internet let out a collective groan at the dad joke of a title. Get it? “Solo,” as …

The Best Group Tours For Solo Travelers Who Want Out Of Their Comfort Zone

Everyone's talking about solo travel these days, and I can totally understand why. On the one hand, solo travel gives you the opportunity to …

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

Everything You Need to Know to Train for a Half Marathon

If you can run, you can run a half marathon—seriously! This guide has everything you need to cross the finish line.<p>If you happened to find yourself …

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Want to be a Better Writer? Here is Stephen King's Essential Advice

Dumbo, Dairy Queen and Dandelions: 9 brilliant suggestions from King's nearly 20-year-old book<p>Okay, I'll admit that I'm really late to this party. Despite the fact that I'm always seeking advice on how to improve communication in general--and writing in particular--I'd never read Stephen King's …

4 Reasons a Daily Walking Habit Is Worth It

This gentle, enjoyable activity is worth doing regularly—and not just for the exercise.<p>We're bombarded by fitness messaging that tells us that to be …

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

You can sleep in the best northern lights viewing platform in Iceland

Many people visit Iceland for two reasons: the amazing landscapes and the northern lights. Problem is, tourists in Iceland have taken on the terrible …

Tri NOLA: 100 Things We Love About New Orleans

100. <b>Dining alfresco</b> in French Quarter restaurant courtyards<p>99. Jazzfest-goer’s <b>over-the-top head wear</b><p>98. Taking a Vieux Carré cocktail for a spin at …

7 Common Characteristics of Unproductive Employees

Terminating employees can be difficult for any manager or organization. Here are seven signs to determine if it's time to let an individual go.<p>When it comes to a business setting, you can think of "unproductive" in three different ways. First, an employee can be so outgoing and bubbly in the office …

What Happens to Men Who Can't Have Sex

Inside the often disturbing world of "involuntary celibacy"<p>I heard the woman calling Michael's name before he did. First it was tentative, a question: "Michael? Michael?" When she knew for sure it was him, she got louder, trying to make herself heard above the crowd exiting the subway station:</i> …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

How I pitched a 32-hour workweek — and got it

One potential solution? An alternative work arrangement. When structured well, it can help you get more stuff done <i>and</i> have more free time.<p>It worked for me: I have a 32-hour workweek.<p>I've been working as a health-care analyst since 2007 and had been toying with the idea of pitching an alternative …

7 Kettlebell Workouts That’ll Tone Your Whole Bod

A good HIIT workout is definitely efficient and cardio activities are our jam, but when the routine starts to get a little stale sometimes you gotta mix it up. Insert kettlebells: cast-iron weights complete with a handle made for swing and release movements. This hot piece of equipment is sure to …

Exercise

Blake Lively's Massive Shoe Closet Looks Like a Set From "Gossip Girl"

Serena Van Der Woodsen would approve.<p>Blake Lively has certainly taken a page out of Serena Van Der Woodsen's book when it comes to fashion, but now it seems she's mimicked her closet too.<p>Lively posted a sweet photo on Instagram thanking a friend for her vanity tray, but the gift is overshadowed by …

Blake Lively