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We're Pretty Sure You Don't Need an MBA If You Read These Books

Friends of mine constantly suggest that I go back to school to get my MBA—it seems like the advanced degree is now kind of on par with what a …

The Smart Ager routine: three steps to your best skin ever

The beauty industry can be a noisy one. As soon as you get excited about one new hero ingredient , or the launch of a delicious rose-scented face cream, there’s something else even better around the corner that you need to spend your money on. It’s hard to keep up sometimes–we get it . So here’s …

Skin Care

The beginner’s guide to mixing essential oils

Let’s face it—once you get hooked on the mood-boosting, de-stressing powers of essential oils, you just can’t quit them. Suddenly you’re trying to …

Handmade Holiday Gifts That Look Luxe (Not Lame)

I want nothing more than to have a lucrative side-gig to finance my extreme love of gift-giving, however, that's just not in the cards at the moment. …

Revealed: the best way to brush your teeth (and the simple mistakes millions are making every day)

A new survey by YouGov has found that 3 in 10 Britons only brush their teeth once a day. You might think this is shocking news – especially to a pair of professional dentists. Not so. Naturally, we dentists encourage our patients to brush regularly. But in fact it’s far more important that they …

Parents Urged to Donate Lifesaving Cord Blood

Karina and Jesus DeLeon credit public cord blood donations and the help of forward thinking doctors for saving their daughter.<p>Valentina, now 7-years-old, was a healthy baby for the first five months of her life, but her health quickly deteriorated after her mother, Karina, stopped breastfeeding. …

If You See This Coat Hook In A Bathroom, Get Out and Call The Police

Most people wouldn't think twice if they saw a coat hook in a bathroom since it's not a very strange thing to find in there. However, that's just …

Mom Goes from Size 22 to a Size 2 to Inspire Her Daughter: 'I Had to Change'

“She was starting to walk, and I was always tired. She was starting to eat real food and what I was eating was not something I wanted to feed her,” …

Humorous Cartoons That Illustrate the Perplexing Social Life of an Introvert

In 2015 we wrote about an adorable illustrated series about the wonders of sleep by Landysh Akhmetzyanova., in-house artist for the language learning …

Introverts

How to Parent Without Punishing ... and Still Have Well-Behaved Kids

Purchasing the Time-Out Chair and talking about how many times you’ve had to ground your tween/teen almost seem like rites of passage. While it's …

Parenting

13 Must-Read Books Recommended by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Brilliant Leaders

Oprah Winfrey has referred to reading as her 'personal path to freedom.'<p>Many of the brightest minds in technology, entertainment, business, and philanthropy have said they owe their success to reading.<p>Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading …

Books

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What is menorrhagia? Why you should never ignore heavy periods

If there are any abnormalities in periods, women often notice it right away. However, some experts say instead of talking to their doctors about it, …

How to Take a Shower

You're probably doing it wrong. Dermatologists told us how you should be taking a shower.

How to deep clean your dryer duct in 5 steps

Dirty dryer ducts aren't just disgusting, they're a serious fire hazard. In fact, one major cause of house fires is dusty, lint-filled dryer ductwork. Even if a grimy dryer duct doesn't immediately do damage to your home, it'll waste your time, energy and money.<p>A dryer connected to a duct filled …

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

How to support a friend who has breast cancer, according to Rachel Platten

Two years ago, Rachel Platten’s hit “Fight Song” not only took over the charts, but became a battle cry for many of the 252,710 women who are …

The Best Garden Podcasts of 2017

After growing up in a house where the radio was rarely off, I can’t repot a houseplant or weed a border without the gentle burble of human voices to …

Mom loses 171 pounds walking: 'Life is so much greater when you are healthier'

When Chasity Davis was pregnant with her third daughter, she felt miserable. She weighed 365 pounds at just 4 feet 11 inches tall. She was easily exhausted by daily tasks.<p>“I was piling on the weight. Just eating all the time. It was ridiculous,” Davis told TODAY. “I was in a very terrible state, …

Fitness

The Scary Thing That Can Happen If You Don’t Wash Your Towels Enough

Run, don't walk, to the laundry room.<p>If you don’t think your towels are dirty, think again.<p>RELATED: 5 Types Of Vaginal Odors You Should Know About—And What They Mean For Your Health<p>In a yet-to-be-published study, Charles Gerba, a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, found that nearly 90% of …

Can I Use a Bought Canvas Straight Away?

Canvas is typically stretched across a wooden frame called a stretcher and may be coated with gesso before it is to be used; this is to prevent oil …

Sandpaper

Before & After: A Bland Bathroom Gets a Farmhouse Makeover for $400

Chelsea's master bath was in need of a little love, but funds for a full renovation just weren't in the cards. Rather than wallow in the depths of an …

New Orleans golf course transformed into city’s biggest urban farm with an Eco-Campus

A former golf course in New Orleans’ City Park has been transformed into the city’s biggest urban farm—Grow Dat Youth Farm. The seven-acre …

Supporting Personalized Medicine & Scientific Integrity in Vaccination Policies

For decades, public health agencies have been focusing on demonstrating the reduction in vaccine-preventable disease incidence following the …

Public Health

If you live in one of these 17 cities, you can get a free Shake Shack burger on Monday

Do you know what Monday, September 18th is? National Cheeseburger Day! Yup, it’s a thing — a <i>very good</i> thing — and if you live in one of these 17 …

30 of the best late-season gardens to visit before autumn sets in

Have you heard of the concept of the ‘fifth season’ in British gardening? This is the theory that for various reasons, including climatic, the period from late summer into early autumn has become a distinct phase in the horticultural calendar.<p>It's partly to do with the greater emphasis on grasses …

Dahlias

Free Courses on Design from the Famous California Design Firm IDEO Start This Week

A quick fyi: This week, the famous California design firm IDEO has launched two free courses--a 7-week Introduction to Human-Centered Design and a …

10 Ways You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Want to lend a helping hand to Texans in need, but don't know where to start? Here are just a few ways you can make a difference in the aftermath of …

Mom Hilariously Calls Out Parents Who Complain About School Supply Costs

“It’s the end of August. I will give you <i>anything</i> to take my kids.”<p>Back-to-school season is synonymous with two things: taking your kids shopping for …

Parenting

7 Inspiring Lawn-Free Yards

Zen retreat<p>This Palo Alto, CA front yard was designed be a point of interest for anyone passing by. Landscape designer Chris Jacobson kept mostly to …