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What I learned from having a child with ADHD

<b>It’s all well and good to make light about wishing you had energy.</b><p>But can you imagine having so much energy that you have to run and run and run …

6 Strategies to Banish Ingrown Hair for Good

<b>Shave a few minutes into your shower:</b> Shaving can be stressful on the skin, damaging hair follicles and encouraging ingrown hairs. To minimize your odds of getting razor burn, Venus dermatologist Jody Levine, M.D., suggests saving shaving for the last thing you do in the shower. "These few minutes …

10 Iced Coffee Hacks You Shouldn't Live Without

Photo credit: Nicole Peattie<p>Iced coffee season is upon us, and with it the sign of so many good things to come: sunny days, open-toed shoes and cold brew -- lots and lots of cold brew. But just because coffee has ice in it doesn't mean it's great. It can be bitter, watery and way too expensive. …

9 Picnic-Perfect Recipes

What better way to celebrate spring than with an outdoor feast? Think outside the lunchbox and try one of these delicious, easy-to-transport dishes for your next picnic.<p><b>1. Couscous Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette</b><p>This is the perfect side dish for a picnic: it's wonderfully light, takes mere minutes …

It's All About Balance

The most optimal life to live is one that contains balance. Not only can we achieve balance in the way we distribute our energy, but we can also focus on structural balance to avoid falling. As we get older, balance starts to decline. According to Colin Jairam, MD, F.A.A.F.P, CEO of Hybrid MD, …

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

<i>(This recipe originally appeared on elizabethrider.com)</i><p>Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and healthy with this equally delicious and satisfying soup.<p>One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

This Plank-Based Exercise Challenges Your Core Like WHOA

Oh, hey there, abs.<p>Beth Bischoff<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Plank Sweep:</b> If you want a toned core and stronger hips and …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout for a Strong, Sexy Butt

Exercise 1 One-Legged Deadlift<p>Holding 8- to 10-pound dumbbells, stand tall <b>(A)</b> and shift your weight to one foot. Slowly hinge your upper body forward at your hips, letting your weighted hands hang down and raising your free leg behind you in line with your torso. For good form, keep your hipbones …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

First Study Of LSD's Psychotherapeutic Benefits In Four Decades Breaks Research Taboo

Today <i>The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease</i> published results from the first study of LSD’s therapeutic potential in humans to appear in more than four decades. The controlled, double-blind study, which was conducted in Switzerland under the direction of Swiss psychiatrist Peter Gasser, measured …

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …

25 Cheesy Dips That Will Make You Swoon

Nothing is more alluring than a bowl of silky, molten cheese. Just sitting amongst a pile of chips, waiting to be devoured.

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6 Delicious Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

6 Delicious New Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts<p>They may look intimidating to make, but this leafy green veggie is actually a snap to prepare<p>If you haven’t made your own Brussels sprouts, you’re seriously missing out—they’re loaded with nutrients, totally yummy, and a cinch to make. And if you have? …

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

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The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …

19 Sweaters, All On Sale For Less Than $100

Getting out of bed in the winter is hard enough. It's even tougher when you don't have the best warm clothes to brave the cold. Wearing fur and cashmere to stay warm would be ideal, but those bad boys hardly come cheap.<p>To help you gear up for the cooler temps, we recommend that you get your winter …

10 Simple Strategies for a Clean and Organized Home

We all lead busy lives. Between work, family responsibilities, hours wasted playing Candy Crush and the time needed to edit and post Pulitzer-worthy photos on Instagram, who the heck has time for housework? Not this girl, that's for sure. That's why I've developed this handy list of 10 surefire …

5 Essential Bodyweight Exercises (VIDEO)

<i>By Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Ditch the dumbbells and still build strength? Yes, it's possible! The right bodyweight exercises can work your legs, glutes, back, chest and core in just 30 minutes or less. In addition to conditioning your upper and lower body, you'll increase your endurance with moves that get …