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The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

The best veggie burger recipes

Make veggie burgers the highlight of your barbecue with these utterly delicious, original recipes. Our burgers are full of spices, seasonal veg, …

Food

Miso Noodles with Fried Vegan Egg - Noodles and Pasta, Recipes

I saw a picture of a wonderful looking fried vegan egg on Mouth Watering Vegan and I was obsessed.<p>Had to try making a vegan egg, because it looked so …

Recipes

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

Workouts

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Character Strengths Survey, Character Test

Learn Your Character Strengths. Live Your Potential.<p>The VIA Survey of Character Strengths is a simple self-assessment that takes less than 15 minutes …

A 12-Month "I Am Strong" Challenge Better Than Any New Year's Resolution

While New Year's resolutions are often well-intentioned, the sad truth is that they usually fall out of focus. Have you been there before? We certainly have. So what's a more actionable way to meet your goals every month? Mix it up and have a clear objective month by month, rather than for the year …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2016. (Ranked in no particular order.)

26 long books worth the time they'll take to read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is perfect, because excess is kind of the point. What marathon runner doesn't curse the universe or even get bored once in a while? That doesn't negate the …

27 Must-Read Books for Getting Ahead in Business and Life

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader, or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Lee Kuan Yew

You'll Feel So Much Better After This Restorative Wall Yoga Sequence

If you've never used a wall to do yoga, this is a perfect calming, beginner-friendly sequence. Do this 11-pose sequence to help you wake up in the morning, to wind down in the evening, after an intense workout (these are great stretches for your hips, lower back, and hamstrings), or if you're new …

Yoga

How to make the ultimate beer-baked mac 'n' cheese recipe

Just when you thought mac 'n' cheese couldn't get any better, something magical happens. The Rackhouse Pub in Denver sent us this recipe a few years ago and it's no wonder it remains a reader favorite. Combine five -- yes, five -- kinds of cheese in a rich base lightened with a cup of amber ale, …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

Self-improvement

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness …

Happiness

21 high-protein breakfasts to start your day

We’re constantly told about the importance of eating breakfast as it’s known to boost metabolism, decrease our risk of certain diseases, and provide us with our energy needs for the day. However, those benefits may not be coming through if you’re consuming foods that hold little to no nutritional …

Breakfast

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

23 Indulgent Foods To Eat When You're Alone

Not because you're ashamed; because you don't want to share.

These Pancake Cups Are The Perfect Treat For Breakfast

So easy to eat.<p>Yields: 12 pancake cups<p>1/2 cup flour<p>1/2 cup milk<p>3 eggs<p>2 Tbsp. butter, melted<p>1/2 tsp vanilla<p>Blend all ingredients in a blender until completely combined. Divide among all the cups of a greased muffin tin (cups will be about 1/3 full. Bake at 400°F/200°C for 13-15 minutes. Pancakes …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Nabin Paudyal<p>Co-Founder, Siplikan Media Group Read full profile<p>Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making …

36 ways to change your life for the better

Most of the time you don't end up keeping them, and then you just feel worse because you committed to something and didn't follow through with it.<p>Resolutions shouldn't necessarily be things to stop doing or to get rid of, but instead they should be about embracing a different mindset.<p>If part of …

11 Reasons Foodies Should Be Flocking to Toronto

Toronto has been experiencing quite a boom: In 2015, the population of the greater Toronto area topped 6 million people for the first time, and it now boasts 91 high-rise buildings under construction—the most of any North American city besides New York. And for a city that has lived in the shadow …

Get Lean and Strong with This Metabolism-Boosting Yoga Workout

Counteract all those hardcore workout routines with one that stretches and lengthens your muscles while revving up your metabolism<p>We all want a …

Exercise

Book Review: Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Levels

If you have ever been curious about why we relentlessly seek happiness, or if you find that you want to cultivate a more positive mindset, then this …

Yoga Nidra: The Key to Better Sleep?

According to Ananda’s head of yoga, Kirit Thacker, one session of the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra, which means, “psychic sleep,” is equivalent to …