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18 Sturdy, Surefire Snack Cakes That Can Go Wherever You Go

Who says a slice of cake can't be a co-pilot on all your summer adventures? It might be crazy to schlep a slice of a twelve-layer tower to the seaside, but there are plenty of sturdy, stout, self-contained snack cakes that will be happy to stick by your side—whether you're biking 'round the park, …

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How To Get The Mental Health Care You Need For Under $10, Under $25, And Under $100

You don't have to spend hundreds to get help.<p>Struggling with a mental illness is already super-hard, but add on the fees associated with therapy and it can be tough to see a light at the end of the tunnel. However, there are ways to get help that are affordable. And with one in five Americans …

Mental Health

75 Clever Dollar Store Ideas That Will Have You Saying, "How'd They Think Of That?"

"Where'd you get it? Bloomingdales?" "No, The Dollar Store!"

These Frozen Drinks Are So Easy To Make And Perfect For Summer

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The 7 Points On The Spectrum Of Suicide

Every three seconds, on average, someone is attempting suicide, according to research out of India. The numbers of suicide attempts are exponentially …

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Favorite One-Pot Recipes

We're fully on board with the one-pot phenomenon here at Kitchn. These low-effort, high-reward meals are always greater than the sum of their …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

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If Your Talk Doesn’t Do These Three Things, Don’t Give It

No matter the size of the audience or the occasion, every memorable talk is a hat trick that nails these three elements.<p>Whether you’re giving a toast at a wedding or a big keynote address at a trade show, you know you need to get your act together. What you may <i>not</i> know is how. After all, there’s …

19 Signs You Need a Break to Avoid Serious Burnout

Part of being successful isn't just showing up every day, it's knowing what you need to do to perform at your best.<p>Regardless of position, industry, or size of paycheck, I highly doubt anyone's thrilled to go to work every single day--even if you're generally happy to be at the office. You might …

10 Loving Ways to Add Happiness to your Relationships

<i></i> <b><br>“Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river.” ~Malagasy Proverb</b><i>After receiving countless lovely emails and messages</i> …

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How to Hack Your Sleep Schedule and Get Your Full 8 Hours

You have so many responsibilities in your life, from work or school (or both!) to raising families and maintaining relationships, and on top of all …

Taking a hot bath may be just as good for you as working out

At the end of a long workday, there are two vastly different ways to unwind: doing an intense workout or sinking into a hot bath. If the <i>only</i> reason …

Why Second-Person Point of View Is Rarely Used in Fiction

Second-person point of view is a form of writing in which the point of view of a narrative work is told in the voice of the onlooker, which is you, …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>You’ve heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to …

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Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Mental Health Lessons I Learned By 30

Today, I'm going to bestow all of you 20-something vixens with a very important PSA: Don't believe anything you see, read or hear about life in your …

The Stress (and Depression) of Over-Commitment

Meaghan was telling me about how stressful her life is, trying to get everything in that she is committed to. She has a small, thriving business out …

21 Genius Ways To Track Your Mental Health

Staying on top of your feelings is so, so satisfying.<p>We rounded up some ~bujo~ layouts perfect for tracking your mood, symptoms, medications, sleep, and anything else that can help you stay on top of or improve your mental health. That said, you don't have to go full bullet-journal junkie to use …

Mental Health

How To Support A Depressed Lover

Depression sucks. If you've ever experienced it, briefly or for a long period of time, you know this to be true. Similarly, if you've seen your …

A Psychologist Has Turned His Patients' Experience Of Mental Health Issues Into Stunning Photos

If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday) if you’re in the UK.<p>You can call the Samaritans for confidential support if you’re experiencing feelings of distress or despair on 116 123 (UK), 116 123 …

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10 black food bloggers share recipes so irresistible, you'll want to cook them all ASAP

Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? We asked some of our favorite black food bloggers to share their most cherished recipes with us. From a …

Depression: A Psychiatrist’s Recommendations for Self-care

As a psychiatrist, I have treated many people who have depression. The primary tools I've used are medication and psychotherapy.<p>In addition to these, …

This Unicorn Bark Will Cheer You Up and Fill You Up

This unicorn bark might be one of the prettiest snack around — and it's healthy. Sweetened with just a touch of honey, the colors of the pastel yogurt bark come from fruit, which also adds flavor to this cheery snack. Watch the video to see how you make it and then check out the recipe …

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Get To Know The Soon-To-Be Record Holder For Traveling To Every Country On Earth

Cassie De Pecol doesn’t do things the easy way. When she decided to travel to the world, she didn’t just hit the same countries every other traveler visits. She decided to see all of them.<p>Every single sovereign nation in the on earth. And she’s going to be the fastest person ever and first woman to …

The Easiest Oreo Microwave Mug Cake Ever!

Throw out what you know about baking. This Oreo mug cake is so simple, you don't need to be an expert baker to make this rich and chocolaty dessert. Plus, this recipe only requires five ingredients — four if you want to skip the extra calories in the whipped cream. Quick, easy, and sure to satisfy …

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7 Low-Carb Food Swaps Nutritionists Love

Carbs aren’t always the enemy. In fact, good-for-you whole grains such as oats, farro, and barley are great sources of important nutrients like …

17 Cultural Differences Between Asians and Westerners

Get the latest viral stories daily! Like us:<p>Graphic artist Yang Liu created a total of 47 images on how most Westerners are different from Asians. …

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2016

Budget-savvy travelers in need a little inspiration are in luck: The 6th annual Europe Backpacker Index that ranks 56 of the continents popular cities – from cheapest to most expensive – was recently released.<p>“The good news for those of us holding US dollars is that our currency has surged in most …