Amanda Makris

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9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Books

Apparently, People Are Getting Injections to Make Their Nipples Look Like Kendall Jenner's

I've heard of people bringing reference photos of celebrities to their plastic surgeon for lip injections, nose jobs, and even breast implants, but I never imagined celebrity nipples would become the latest body part to inspire cosmetic procedures. That seems to be the case, however, if a recent <i>New</i> …

Kendall Jenner

You Will Have Heart Eyes for These Easy Salmon Recipes

Seafood

25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

Never Settle For Someone Who Wants You Over Someone Who Would Do Anything To Keep You

Human beings are almost entirely governed by two instincts: desire and the need to avoid loss. We are loss-adverse animals who constantly want …

Relationships

This Insurance Company Is Most Likely to Ding You After a Crash - Even If It’s Not Your Fault

Expect a $300 bump, on average.<p>If you get into a car accident, you may wind up having to pay more for your insurance—even if you weren’t at …

Auto Insurance

11 Paleo Snacks to Buy From Amazon So You Don't Have to Go Hunting

Sticking to the Paleo diet’s cardinal rule—“If a caveman didn’t eat it, neither should you”—seems simple enough at first. But factor in a busy …

Healthy Eating
Nutrition

7-Day Meal Plan to Eat on the Cheap

Eating healthy on a budget is easier to do when you have a meal plan and stick to it. We've done the planning for you and pulled together a week of …

Cooking

11 of the Amex Platinum Card's Most Valuable Benefits

The Amex Platinum may have a $550 annual fee, but it doesn’t take much to get much more than that in value from its perks. This card ranks …

Platinum Card

The Caribbean destination that leaves travellers more satisfied than anywhere else in the world

If you need your next holiday to be an absolute hit, consider travelling to the Caribbean island that leaves visitors more satisfied than any other destination in the world.<p>Barbados took the top ranking in the Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) from Norstat and dp2research, which measures tourist …

Caribbean

Researcher Who Studied the World's Happiest Places for 15 Years: If You're Unhappy, Move

If you're unhappy, you don't just need a new attitude. You need a moving van.<p>Every year various organizations crunch numbers to come with rankings of the world’s happiest places. You’ve probably clicked on one of these lists, and if you’re anything like me, scratched your head at the results. It’s …

Happiness

22 Things That'll Send All Anxious People Into A Tailspin

"You're an adult now, you can book your own doctor's appointments."<p>Jokes aside though, if some of these were a little too real for you, you may want to consult the following resources:<p>* You can learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much everyone can benefit from talking to a …

25 Best Hiking Spots in San Diego, California

With wonderful weather all year round and spectacular mountains, hills, mesas, canyons, and waterfalls covered with native trees and scrubs, San …

These Are the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips (or Boring Commutes)

A long drive can either be excruciatingly boring or beautiful and memorable. While good company and scenic views can do the trick, sometimes we have …

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Canada

The second largest country in the world, Canada has no shortage of opportunities for exploration by road. From one ocean to another, Canada’s roads …

The best and worst states in the country for women to live their best life

Even though major progress is being made around the world when it comes to equal pay and gender equality, the change happening in the United States …

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

Retirement

Nutritionists Pick Their 8 Favorite Packaged Breakfasts

Sometimes you have no choice but to grab a pre-packaged breakfast option.The post Nutritionists Pick Their 8 Favorite Packaged Breakfasts appeared …

Breakfast

30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

12 symptoms people with fibromyalgia find it hard to talk about

<b>Fibromyalgia is an invisible illness.</b><p>It can therefore be difficult for anyone who doesn’t have it to understand its various symptoms.<p>There’s chronic …

10 Natural Migraine Remedies to Try Before Painkillers

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that the US is embroiled in an opioid epidemic. In recent years, these extra-strength painkillers have been routinely overprescribed and overused, leading to harmful addictions, increased overdoses, and an uptick in drug-related …

Alternative Medicine

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers

<i>Making Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers can’t get any easier than this! No pre-cooking of peppers or sautéing onion is needed. Simply fill with them</i> …

Cooking

10-Minute Vegan Snacks to Make When a Piece of Fruit Just Won't Cut It

String cheese and crackers. Yogurt and fruit. Hard-boiled eggs. Jerky. While these healthy snack suggestions are great, most of them don’t …

Healthy Eating

10 Items of Gear Every Outdoors-Person Needs to Own

<b>What outdoor activity excites you?</b> Ski-touring? Stand-up paddleboarding? Canoe-tripping? Whatever turns your crank (cycling?), there's specialized …

7 Self-Improvement Books That Actually Work

Stuck in a rut and want to get more out of your day than sitting at a desk, punching keys and drinking lukewarm coffee? Hate reading those dull …

Choose Your Own Adventure

9 Healthy Cinnamon Rolls That Are Way Better Than Cracking Open a Can of Pillsbury

There’s nothing like waking up on a lazy Saturday morning to the smell of cinnamon rolls. It’s the same scent that makes passing Cinnabon in the mall …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Reducing Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. On the one hand, when your skin turns red, …

18 Brands Reveal Their Most Popular Yoga Pants (AKA The Only Ones You Should Own)

If you’re wondering where to find the top-rated, bestselling, most popular yoga pants, look no further because we’ve got the list right here! We know …