Valerie Daniels

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Amelia Freer: detox your kitchen for a healthier life

January is a month when the word 'detox’ is brandished about everywhere. Real detoxification means the safe elimination of toxins from the body in order to achieve an improved sense of wellbeing, but this is a far more complex process than the trendy term suggests.<p>I feel strongly that long-term …

Recipes

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. <i>This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new</i> …

10 Things I've Learned While Living In New York City

It's been five years since I graduated college in Virginia and moved up to New York. I wasn't one of many - I was actually the oddball. Most of my peers stayed in and around Virginia, which makes sense, since the idea of moving to the Big Apple is not one that is welcome by most far-away suburban …

The Best Pre-Workout Foods

The Best<p>We've covered what you should eat after working out. But what about beforehand? You need to fuel up properly, because exercising on an empty …

Nutrition

5 Little-Known Ways to Get Your Student Loans Forgiven

25 Comments<p>If you feel burdened under the weight of student loan debt, we have some good news: you may be able to get those student loans forgiven. …

Fluency with Excel and Word Are Key to Getting a Higher-Paying Job

Finding a good paying job with just a few college courses (or less) under your belt can be daunting. Even so, you may be surprised to hear that …

Ready, Set, Jet: 20 Travel Accounts to Follow on Instagram

The best eye candy for your wanderlust.<p>These travel aficionados know how to make good eye candy, are passionate about their travels and know how to travel in style. If you're thinking of hopping on a flight to Bali, going on an African safari or are looking to explore the South of France, we …

10 Essential Job Hunting Apps for iOS, Windows, Blackberry and Android

Want a better job? Who doesn’t? There are plenty of reasons why people look: More money. A better title. Shorter commutes… But job hunting can be a …

Employment

How to Answer "Why Do You Want to Work at This Company?"

When you're preparing for an interview, there are a few questions that you absolutely must know how to answer (like "tell me about yourself") because …

50 Great Books About 50 Inspiring Women

There’s never a bad time to read about historically badass ladies, but since March is Women’s History Month, now is a particularly perfect moment to …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Here’s What a Mid-Level Professional’s Resume Should Look Like

<i>Great experience doesn’t automatically equate to an impressive resume. Learn how to craft a resume that stands out from the crowd.</i><p>As your career …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

7 Unconventional Answers to Life's most Pressing Problems

<b>Do you ever watch personal development videos on You Tube?</b><p>I do. I used to watch them all the time and one day, about a year and a half ago, two …

Motivation

Job Seekers: How To Respond If Your Boss Finds Out You're Job Hunting

It’s 2015 and you’ve decided to look for a different job. While your goal is to do everything possible to avoid giving away your job search, there’s always the chance that your boss will find out. So what can you do? Plan your strategy as to how you’ll handle the situation if your boss finds out –</i> …

Employment

9 Steps to Find Your Dream Job

Finding the job that's perfect for you requires insight, persistence, and a willingness to sacrifice.<p>Last week I explained how to do what you love for a living. This post expands upon that idea with a step-by-step process adapted from my most recent book, <i>Business Without the Bullsh*t</i>:<p>First, some …

Employment

environment furniture

Nature is the best designer we know. Modern classic. Sustainability doesn't have to be dull. Wood understood. An infusion of old and new with a real …

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How to Choose the Best Personal Trainer for You

There’s no doubt about it; exercising regularly with an expert running the show is good for you. Research shows working with a personal trainer who …

How to Overcome Fear and Live Your Dreams | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Changing my life was easy.<p><i>Laughably</i> easy.<p>I e-mailed a resume, did a 12 minute Skype interview, and typed up a letter of resignation. I then packed up …

6 Little Effective Secrets That Will Attract The Love Of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’ve set up your goals for 2014 and finding true love is one of your priorities for this year. Do you find yourself day dreaming about that special …

12 Amazing Glimpses Into The Private Lives Of New Yorkers

Brandon Stanton has been running his website Humans of New York since November 2010, resulting in a diverse community of millions who are intrigued …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …