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The Budget Fashionista — Style and Fashion on a Budget

Dress fabulously for less! The Budget Fashionista delivers budget fashion, style and beauty advice to the wallet-conscious fashionista.

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Waffles

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been …

Disrupted Sleep Could Spur Cancer Growth Through Immune System Effects, Animal Study Shows

Disrupted sleep could accelerate cancer growth due to its negative effects on the immune system, according to new research in mice.<p>In the study, published in the journal Cancer Research, researchers split mice into two groups. One group of mice was allowed to sleep peacefully during the day (mice …

Mindful At Work Challenge, Day 2: Eliminating Distractions

<i>This post is part of an ongoing partnership between the Institute for Mindful Leadership and Huff Post as we work together to bring mindfulness to the workplace. The Institute has just opened enrollment for a number of retreats in NY and MN. More info can be found at</i> …

How To Read Nutrition Labels

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Jenni Grover:</i><p>When I wrote about healthier ways to shop for groceries, I suggested that readers learn how to decipher a food label. It's a crucial skill that can help you make better choices for you and your family. It is not, however, a silver bullet to healthy eating. …

Take precautions against ticks to prevent disease : review

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People spending time outdoors in tick-infested areas should wear appropriate clothing and check themselves regularly for ticks, according to a new review.<p>Ticks can spread serious illnessesex like Lyme disease and tickborne encephalitis. Preventing bites is the first line …

How to Trick Yourself Into Being More Confident At Work

And how to use it to score that big raise you deserve<p>If your heart doesn’t beat a little faster right before a big meeting with your boss, you might want to check your pulse. That’s because it’s totally normal to get anxious when you have to talk about your own performance and achievements. So a …

Finding Your Bliss

"A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have." -- Unknown<p>Finding time each day to focus on <i>you</i> is important. You can find your bliss by being in charge of your health and well-being. Be an empowered …

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt

All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new book <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i>. You'll do 5 moves in …

Shipwrecked Costa Concordia Ship to Be Removed from Italian Coast by June

The Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck will be removed in June from its watery graveyard off Tuscany and taken to a port to be dismantled, the final …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more daredevil thrills and family-friendly fun for all ages than in the USA and Canada, where world-record-breaking roller coasters and waterslides meet pleasant throwbacks to the earliest days of theme parks. Get your adrenaline pumping and your trunks wet at our 10 favorite …

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Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …

5 Tips to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind in 2014

Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's going to take lots of deprivation, extreme dieting and hours sweating at the gym?<p>Nope, nope and nope.<p>In fact, in my experience that's just about the worst way to do it -- and a sure-fire way to only …

The Important Thing About Yelling

I cherish the notes I receive from my children -- whether they are scribbled with a Sharpie on a yellow sticky note or written in perfect penmanship on lined paper. But the Mother's Day poem I received last spring from my first-born daughter left a profound impact.<p>It was the first line of the poem …