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3 Ways to Dig Out of Your Pile of Debt

It's the sad truth: Many of us are facing a mountain of credit card debt.<p>In fact, the average U.S. household carries $16,061 in credit card debt, according to ananalysisconducted by NerdWallet.com.<p>Meanwhile, more than half of Americans surveyed by theFederal Reservesaid they carried a credit card …

From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

Dessert

18 Eye Makeup Cheat Sheets If You Don't Know WTF You're Doing

There's a Michelle Phan in us all.

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

Monday, May 16, 2016, will be a very big day in the world of crowdfunding.<p>More people will be able to invest in entrepreneurs through crowdfunding than they were just the day before. And that means that more entrepreneurs with more innovative ideas will be able to launch more businesses.<p>“The …

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This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

7 Simple Habits to Keep Happy Every Day

Notably, most people are most productive when they are the happiest. On the other hand, unhappy or sad people tend to perform poorest.<p>This is true in …

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF

Better energy is just a few poses away.<p>Still looking for your second wind after your third cup of coffee? Girl, namaste. Sounds counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to get amped is to slow things down. Way down. <i>(Tone up, beat stress, and feel great with Rodale's new With Yoga DVD.)</i><p>"One bout …

These 10 Superfoods Can Help Balance Your Hormones and Reduce Inflammation

Hormonal imbalances and inflammation are common conditions in the U.S. They are often the culprit behind symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

20 Rules to Live by for Those Who Want to Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

We tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

But as it turns out, the app actually, well, works you out.<p>We tried it for the first time in January, and we're still hooked. It's become so popular that The New York Times recently released its own version of the app.<p>It's perfect on the weekends, when I can't make it to a yoga class, or as …

Exercise

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism (Backed by Science)

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body.These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.However, the word</i> …

Nutrition

21 Delicious Veggie Noodles To Make With Your Spiralizer

Every zucchini is just a bowl of zoodles waiting to be set free.

The Number of Movies on Netflix Is Dropping Fast

We’re now many years removed from the halcyon days of Netflix’s robust movie streaming library. Even still, the company’s digital catalog continues …

This Habit Is the Number One Predictor of Divorce

Here's how to stop it.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at the Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people—and how to fix …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Nutrition

33 Healthy Things To Eat After You Work Out

Recover with these easy recipes. Personal trainer not included.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook, pin them on Pinterest, and subscribe on YouTube.</b>

How to Get Rid of Your Sweet Tooth

A little-discussed factor that can make dieting difficult is the issue of tolerance. Our bodies get used to a certain amount of fat, a certain amount …

16 U.S. Cities To Visit If All You Want To Do Is Eat

In addition to Austin...<p>You've probably heard that major U.S. cities including New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C. and San Francisco are amazing places to visit for some of the best food in the world.<p>But we're here to tell you that there's more to eat in places beyond the usual destinations. …

New Mexico

Top-Rated Shrimp Recipes

These 100+ healthy shrimp recipes earned sensational reader reviews.<p>1 of 106<p>Seviche-Style Shrimp and Avocado Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 106<p>Grilled Shrimp …

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

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Will Smith calls his 20-year marriage to Jada 'excruciating'

For Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, the secret behind their 20-year relationship is simple: Don’t quit.<p>ET was with the actor as he walked the red carpet at the premiere of his new film, "Concussion," where he opened up about making his marriage a priority.<p>“We've been married 20 years …

Fully Loaded Vegan Queso Dip Recipe

The ultimate party snack, now in a 100% animal product-free form. This vegan queso dip is packed with a gooey cashew and potato-based nacho sauce, soy-lentil chorizo, avocados, scallions, tomatoes with chilies, and black beans. The flavor is so good even your omnivore friends won't know that it's …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement