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This Is How Much You Need to Make to Afford the Average Home in Each State

There are a lot of things standing in the way for first-time homebuyers, including just figuring out what you're supposed to be doing, whether a …

Real Estate

Using these words can give away your social status, according to an anthropologist — and you’ll never hear a royal say them

Language is a minefield, and everyday habits can be an instant giveaway, revealing the speaker's social class. That's according to Kate Fox, a social anthropologist who picked out terms that a true upper-class Brit or royal would never use.<p>Her 2004 book, "Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of …

22 Steamy Sex Hacks For People In Long-Distance Relationships

Anyone on that long-distance relationship grind deserves a standing ovation. Not only are you committing to putting in that extra effort every day, …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Hiit Workouts<p>Best Cardio to Lose Belly Fat<p>If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be …

How to Grow Eyebrows: This Brow Serum Has Undone Years of Over-Waxing

I started getting my eyebrows waxed when I was nine years old, and it had nothing to do with wanting cool brows. Nope, I got the hair ripped off my face because fifth graders are tiny jerks and my unibrow had earned me the nickname “Gorilla girl.” For the next 15 years or so, I continued waxing my …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

The Crock Pot Recipes That'll Make Your Super Bowl Party Easy

Easy is good.<p>Super Bowl Sunday is the best day of the year to pull out your slow cooker. Even if you rarely use yours, this is the day to dust it off and make some of the best game-day foods.<p>The slow cooker is a master at making all of our favorite snack foods, and it’s a natural choice for dips …

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

11 Cooking Basics Every Grown Person Should Know

Growing up is hard; cooking really isn't (most of the time). If you find stirring pasta sauce on the stove as scary as doing your own taxes, we've …

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

The DIY Facial That Completely Transformed My Skin

It's not your basic wash, exfoliate, mask, and go.<p>I love getting facials. Even more than indulge in a relaxing massage, facial treatments are my absolute favorite thing to gift myself. Because I have two businesses and two babies, I'm rarely able to indulge in spa time. Instead, I've mastered the …

Crock Pot Stew Recipes To Get You Through The Winter

Hearty, comforting and easy-to-make meals<p>The slow cooker is a wintertime staple. It whips up some hearty dinners, makes some incredibly easy breakfasts and can even put together a pretty mean chili. And that’s not all. The slow cooker is a master at one of our favorite cold-weather dishes. We’re …

Splash Masks: Everything You Need to Know About the Latest K-Beauty Trend

The latest K-beauty trend to make it stateside are a new kind of skin treatment: splash masks. These liquid masks, though, aren't anything like the clay (the millennial mask of choice) or peel-off varietals. They actually fall somewhere between an essence and a booster, are meant to bestow the …

Skin Care

The Author Of ‘The Case Against Sugar’ Unpacks His Hatred For The Sweet Stuff

Gary Taubes has studied nutrition for 28 years and he’s come to one conclusion: If you want to get thin and stay healthy, then you need to cut out carbs and sugar from your diet. Completely.<p>He’s written a new book on the subject called, The Case Against Sugar — in which he asserts that diabetes and …

Diabetes

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2

Broths, hangover food and ‘Ukrainian penicillin’: great recipes chosen by Observer Food Monthly from top cooks including Tom Kerridge and Nigella Lawson<p>… Or what to eat when you’re feeling like hell. After any evening of carousing, this dish of eggs cooked in a fiery tomato sauce can feel like …

Italian Food

19 drugstore moisturizers that beauty editors can't live without

One perk of being a beauty editor: You get to test out all the latest (and greatest!) beauty and skin care products. So, who better to ask than a bunch of top editors for their favorite hydrating body moisturizers?<p>Check out their favorite budget-friendly finds that are all available at your local …

Skin Care

Clean Eating Dessert Recipes

Who says desserts can't be healthy? By utilizing ingredients like fresh fruit, dark chocolate, and dairy, you can create clean eating desserts that …

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Observer Food Monthly’s recipe selection, from Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken to Anna Jones’s magic veg spaghetti<p>• 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that …

Recipes

How to create your first mobile app?

Setting a Goal<p>Before starting the development process, one of the most important steps that are overlooked is to set a realistic goal. The app that …

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …

Cooking

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

Add these seven routines to your night to set yourself up for success.<p>How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think …

Success

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Want To Live Forever? Science Says It’s Time To Start Chugging Coffee Now

Good news: Coffee will stunt your growth, just like your mother predicted! Better news: All that growth-stunting could actually be good for you because the stunting it’s doing is in your inflammation pathways. That’s according to a new study out of Stanford University which found that drinking more …

Stanford University

If You Do This 1 Thing, Your Life Is Guaranteed to Be Changed in 2017

Meditation, if done properly, will change your personal and professional life for the better.<p>If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting …

Meditation