Amy Getz

576 Flips | 15 Magazines | 540 Likes | 5 Following | 16 Followers | @amytrevinogetz | Keep up with Amy Getz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Amy Getz”

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

War

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

10 Bodyweight Exercises to Help You Lose Weight

If you're looking for a way to tone and shape your body with minimal equipment, body weight exercises are a great way to trim inches and help you lose weight. Using gravity and your body's natural resistance, you can kick up your metabolism by adding muscle in all the right places.<p>You want to make …

Workouts

The Best Anti-Aging Workout You Can Do

Cardio and lifting both keep you young, but it was one type of workout that scientists found to be the best anti-ager of all.<p>Workouts make you …

Exercise

What to Eat and Do, Where to Stay in Lisbon and Portugal

Someone once told me to pay attention when I kept hearing about a destination from multiple people. Over the last year, that destination has been …

European Travel

How to Deal with Emotionally Difficult Clutter, According to an Organizing Pro

Whether you're having trouble letting go of your growing children's baby belongings (those baby booties are just too precious) or are struggling to …

Minimalism

30 Examples of 30 Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Look at life like a series of experiments. Change your habits for 30 days and see what happens.<p>When it comes to self-improvement, two of the biggest stumbling blocks I see people encounter in my therapy office are a lack of motivation to get started and a fear that a goal will be too overwhelming.<p>I …

Minimalism

7 Powerful Tactics Mentally Strong People Use to Prevent Toxic People From Taking a Toll on Their Lives

Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.<p>While one toxic person may use manipulation and lies, another may resort to intimidation and incivility. And if you're not careful, people like that can take a serious toll on your …

Self-help

7 Things Super Healthy People Do at Home that You Don't

Being healthy can feel like a chore—you think that you have to cook special food or try trendy fitness classes to achieve any healthy goals. However, …

Time Management

A Study of 140,000 People Says Walking This Much Per Week Adds Years to Your Life

It's less than you think.<p>Human beings are not sloths. "We need to move," Harvard psychiatrist John Ratey has explained. "It's only 10,000 years ago that we were hunter-gatherers and we moved anywhere from 10 to 14 miles a day."<p>Which might sound kind of alarming to you.<p>While we all know that too …

American Cancer Society

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

Find out where cycling fits in<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what actually gets you the …

Exercise

These Are Hands Down the Best Drugstore Skincare Routines for Every Skin Type

Make no mistake: Drugstore skincare is effective and worthwhile. Many products contain the very same buzzy ingredients that their high-end …

Skin Care

10 Best Beaches To Snorkel in Florida

1 of 11<p>Snorkeling Hot Spots<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Bathtub Reef Beach, Stuart<p>3 of 11<p>Cannon Beach, Key Largo<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Phil Foster Park, …

Snorkel

Cereal: not the breakfast of champions

Cereal is a killer—of your healthy #goals. And we’re not just talking about Lucky Charms: Along with the touted nuts and grains, many of the …

Nutrition

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

Hyperreal paintings of fruit - in pictures

For Dennis Wojtkiewicz, who creates hyper-real paintings of cross-sectioned fruit, finding his niche was a slog, until he set about carving up lemons. “The sun was out and the light happened to pass through the flesh,” he says. “It was a revelation. The form came to life.”<p>To capture the moment, he …

Art

15 Snacks That Are So Easy to Make from Scratch

You might never buy crackers or snack mix again—they’re easy snacks you can make at home. Read on for recipes that are simple and so good!<p>Granola Bars<p>…

Healthy Eating

12 Beautiful Biking Destinations You’ll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

For the most part, bike rides are often quite beautiful. Whether you’re biking through rolling hills or a cute little countryside town, or even some …

Jackson Hole

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

How Cinnamon Supercharges the Special K Cereal Diet so You Can Lose a Pound a Day

If you're busy and you love carbs, then we may have found — or make that <i>rediscovered</i> — the perfect weight-loss approach for you. A team of …

Nutrition

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Avoid Crowds at Popular Destinations and Try These Hidden Gems

Travel<p>Skip the crowds of Venice and escape to the romantic waterways of Ljubljana, Slovenia.<p>While we have the potential to positively impact the places we visit—infusing money into local economies, supporting conservation projects and local artisans, and building bridges across cultures, we also …

Travel Photography

When Female Artists Stop Being Seen as Muses

<i>On the work of Gabriele Münter</i><p>The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, some 25 miles north of Copenhagen on the shore of the Øresund Sound, has a sense of porousness—glass and light everywhere, so many doors between the museum and the sculpture park that “inside” and “outside” lose their distinction. …

10 Pioneering Women Artists History Forgot

As with many professions, art is often seen as a man’s world, with male artists dominating books and exhibitions. Even though women artists are more …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

How a Trading Spaces Designer Makes Inexpensive Décor Look Luxe

If there's one person who knows how to design on a budget, it's Sabrina Soto. She's an interior designer on TLC's reboot of the hit home renovation …