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How To Actually Convince Yourself To Start Meditating

Of course you <i>want</i> to meditate, butyou're too busy. You always get distracted. You don't think you're doing it right. And so on. There are about a …

Meditation

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

Relationships

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

5 Metformin Side Effects That You Should Watch Out For

Lots and lots of gut troubles, for one.<p>ICYMI: Medications are weird and kind of complicated. Sometimes, after a drug is created to treat one problem, we discover it can actually be used to treat other conditions as well—#science!<p>That’s the case with metformin, a medication that was initially …

This Is Exactly How Tracee Ellis Ross Deals With Face Puffiness

At 45, Tracee Ellis Ross seems to only get better with age. The star of the hit TV show <i>Black-ish</i> recently took to Instagram to share one of her …

Skin Care

13 Easy Lentil Recipes To Try Now That Soup Season Is Officially Over

Nachos, bowls, and dips that will get you through the sunshine season.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>15 Meat-Free Burger Recipes That You're Going To Want To Try This Weekend<p>15 Actually Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Canned Tuna

Vegan

The one diet change that could boost your sex life and fertility

If your sex life is feeling a bit stale, something as simple as changing what you put on your plate could turn up the heat in the bedroom. And …

Wellness

Tip: How To Do a Bar Muscle-Up

Break down this complex movement into tiny steps... then do it yourself. Here's how.<p>Muscle (Yourself) Up<p>The bar muscle-up is a great display of …

Workouts

Black tea is emerging as a gut-health hero—here’s what you need to know

Among all the types of tea, green tea tends to get the most love from the wellness crowd. And it’s true that green teas of all varieties—including …

Wellness

Body Fat Calculator: Get an Instant Body Fat Percentage

There are different ways to measure your body fat percentage. Using a simple body fat calculator is the easiest method because it requires no special …

Fitness

25 Killer Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

We're here to tell you that when it comes to calorie-burning cardio, you don't even need to leave your home. And you don't need any equipment! We've rounded up 25 of our favorite bodyweight exercises that are guaranteed to raise your heart rate. The cardio moves will not only help you burn fat, but …

Workouts

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

Video Of Meghan Markle's "Oh My God" Moment At The Royal Wedding Is Just So Surreal

The newly titled Duchess of Sussex is living a fairytale come to life. But the pomp and circumstance of her royal wedding seemed to finally catch up …

What IS Worcestershire Sauce Really?

Ah, Worcestershire sauce. You use it in everything from Bloody Marys to beef stew, but do you actually know what’s in it? Heck, do you know how to …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Face yoga: these exercises are proven to be the ultimate slow-ageing routine

Turn that frown line upside down<p>Face yoga is being hailed as the ultimate face workout. While it’s not exactly a trend, new studies suggest that …

YouTuber trains like a Victoria's Secret model for five weeks

Woman, 25, who trained and dieted like a Victoria's Secret model for five weeks proudly shows off an incredible bikini body, but admits the regime …

At first life without a smartphone was terrifying. Then it was beautiful

<i>In an attempt to try and battle an addiction to my smartphone (I’m sure most of us suffer from this addiction in some measure these days), I took a pretty radical step. I went out and bought a basic Nokia to use outside of work as much as I could. This “dumbphone,” as it’s called, would only allow</i> …

I Tried Jennifer Aniston's Favorite Workout, and Now I Know Why She Has Arms of Steel

I view working out in the same light that I view dating. It's something I should be doing more of, but find every excuse not to do it. Spring cleaning every inch of my apartment sounds more fun than crawling into a pair of spandex pants and hitting the gym. Researching rent control and formulating …

16 Things People Have Bought That Have Actually Stood The Test Of Time

H/T /r/BuyItForLife/<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Miranda Dropped Her Body Fat by 12.5% — and She Didn't Count Calories Once

Weight-loss is a long journey that is just as mental as it is physical. Sometimes all it takes is some self-reflection to make major changes in our lives. Miranda Gutierrez is a testament to that. In October of 2015, Miranda joined an online accountability group that helped her lose 46 pounds in a …

Fitness

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

Dinosaurs

High-Intensity Yoga: Strength, Muscle Endurance, Flexibility, Mobility, Balance, Breathing

Overview<p>Faster moves to keep you challenged and moving<p>Some styles of yoga, such as Kundalini, Vinyasa, or Power yoga, are more movement based and can …

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

A Second Baby Has Been Born Via Uterus Transplant in the U.S.

A second woman in the U.S. born without a uterus has given birth to a baby, thanks to a uterus transplant. The birth took place at Baylor University …

10 Questions To Break The Ice And Start Conversations On A First Date

First dates are romantic and fun but the one thing that can really mess things up is the need for small talk. If you hate all those ‘How are you', …

8 Self-massage moves to beat the bloat

Hands up who knows the score. You’re sitting in a work meeting or presentation or, worse still, you’re on a date and, not only is your belly rocking …

Women's Health

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better | Inc.com

There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where you want to be in your career--or, for that matter, <b>in</b> …

Self-improvement