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An Ailing Aretha Franklin Brought the House Down in Her Final Performance

Watch the Queen of Soul's last show, which brought Elton John to tears.<p>For half a century, Aretha Franklin was the greatest singer in the world. Her voice empowered generations, brought a world leader to tears, fueled social change, and inspired every singer who came after her. Like the miracle her …

Elton John

This Is What Belly Fat Is, And How to Get Rid of It

Those might not be love handles, but they could be a warning sign.<p>A little extra belly fat may just seem like a little more to love, but that’s not …

Diabetes

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Doctors warn of dangers in new ‘peegasm’ trend

We’ve all been there. Maybe you had one too many coffees, or gulped down half a gallon of water after your morning workout. Your bladder is full, but …

Urinary Tract Infection

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Black Tie

Amazon 'Prime Day' 2018: The Best Deals So Far

<i>This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected by the Contributor and if you buy something using one of these links, neither Forbes, the Contributor nor</i> …

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Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

7 Women Ages 28 To 65 Get Honest About Being Single

About half of Americans are single, and half of those who marry end up getting divorced. Yet single women nearing age 30 are constantly dodging questions about their mates (or lack thereof) from peers, parents and the grandmothers whose one goal in life is to see their grandchildren marry off and …

Relationships

Nothing's Wrong...So Why Do I Feel So Depressed?

<b>Here’s what you need to do.</b><p>Have you recently been feeling depressed but nothing is wrong?<p>Do you feel like you have everything that you want in your …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Kourtney Kardashian Shares Her Favorite Booty-Toning Moves

Kourtney Kardashian is breaking down her favorite moves to sculpt her butt (and based on photos she shared from her recent bikini-clad birthday …

Workouts

What Are Four Things I Can Do To Find The Bright Side Of Bad Moments In My Life?

Do keep this in mind whenever you find yourself going through hard times in your life.<p>When it comes to sickness, devastation, disappointments, and heartaches, it is impossible for you to avoid them completely. At some point in your life, you will either have faced, is facing, or will face one or …

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How to stop stress and anxiety wreaking havoc with your gut health

Time to embrace 'gutfulness'<p>Do you suffer from bloating or irritated bowels when stressed or anxious? If so, you're not alone. Stress and anxiety are …

This '90-Year-Old' Woman Broke The Internet When She Revealed Her Secrets to Living a Fulfilling Life

Could 9 decades of wisdom really all boil down to these intelligent and heartfelt points?<p>If you were 90 years old, what would you tell your younger self? You'd certainly have some inspiring lessons and secrets to life, especially with 9 decades of accumulated wisdom, right? Well, 45 of these life …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah all use the 5-hour rule

In the article "Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong," the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require …

Get Ready For Your Tight and Toned Strong-Legs Workout

Get ready to make your thighs burn with this quick and effective leg workout. After a solid warmup, we will lead you through a series of leg-toning lunge and squat variations, both with and without weights. Heck, we even throw in some plyo moves to keep your heart pumping. Grab a medium-sized …

These 'Unfiltered' Mother's Day Cards Are Hilariously Honest

These blunt messages are hard to find in the greeting card aisle.<p>The greeting card aisle is usually full of heartwarming, earnest and sweet messages to share with moms on Mother’s Day. But it’s harder to find cards that get to the blunt and hilarious reality of parenting.<p>That’s why sisters and …

Parenting

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Self-esteem

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Hidden Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read ideas on Ideapod, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>It’s a …

7 Positive Daily Habits to Live Stress Free

<b>“Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response to what happens and response is something we can choose.”</b> ~ Maureen KilloranBelieve it or not, …

3 Tough Truths About Our “Priorities” No One Wants to Admit

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”<br>― Annie Dillard</i>Fifteen years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.“I …

Study Skills

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity (and How You Can Use Mindfulness to Help You Stop)

Are you a complainer? Do you sometimes feel like anything you do can be complained about? Complaining feels good, like how smoking and eating …

Mindfulness