Carmen North

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24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that's great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.

10 Ways Window Design can Influence your Interiors

Ask any homeowner what the top amenity that they love about their home and their response is usually the views and the location. In fact, many …

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Classic Lighting With a Unique Modern Spin: Windfall Crystal Chandeliers

Munich based lighting brand Windfall has “invaded” hotels, fashion and jewelry boutiques internationally. Lighting experts Clarissa Dorn and Roel …

A tiny cage is not a life

I take my beloved dog George with me almost everywhere I go. Once, George even shared the stage with me on <i>Late Night with Jimmy Fallon</i>.<p>The bond I have with George is not unique. Like me, countless Canadians share their homes and lives with pets they consider to be part of the family. We know that …

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

5 Yoga Poses for Fat Loss

Finding fast and fun ways to exercise can be difficult. Yoga, however, presents a unique and revitalizing workout with plenty of weight loss benefits.<p>…

How's Your Sex Life?

I'm about to bring up a subject matter that is still in this day and age considered taboo. Even to audiences of 18 and over. Ready? Here it is. I want to talk to you about your <i>sex life</i> and how to make it better. It starts with opening your mouth. I'm talking about <i>communication</i>.<p>Are you in a …

Spring Birthdays and Multiple Sclerosis May Be Connected

Research has delved into the possibility of an individual’s health being linked with the time of year that he or she was born. While there has been …

Steve Jobs: Live Each Day As If It Was Your Last

When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, some day you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day …

3 Quick Daily Moves That Secretly Tone Your Abs

Didn't have time to get to the gym today? Not a problem—you can still give your abs a solid workout doing the activities you do every day, anyway. (So now there's truly no excuses! Oh, well.)<p><b>While driving, busing, or subway-ing to work:</b> the perfect time for isometric contractions—if <i>not</i> traffic. …

A Digital Wallet App That Stores Coupons, Credit Cards & More!

You might remember our post last fall about all the photos you should be saving on your smartphone. Well, I’ve found an app that takes that idea to the next level. Lemon Wallet not only saves your important info, but it makes it useable. Don’t believe me? Take a look:<p>First, thanks to Lemon you can …

Crush Your Fitness Resolutions from Home with These 13 Effective Workouts

The gym is WAY too packed this time of year.<p>Whether you hit up the gym on the reg to use the weight room, take a cycling class, or hop on the elliptical, there's a good chance you'll find yourself wondering, "<i>Where the hell did all these people come from?!"</i> this month. Happy New Year, …

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

When employees say they want their voices to be heard, they are really saying they want leaders who will not just hear them, but really listen to them. As employees seek more attention, feedback and support, leaders must become more mindful of individual needs in order to more effectively inspire …

10 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach

The BEST Core Exercise

Okay, technically they are the <i>two</i> best core exercises, but the <b>Roll-out</b><p>and the <b>Stability Ball Pike/Knee-In</b><p>are, <i>in my opinion</i>, the <i>most complete core</i> …

The 30 Day Push-Up Challenge - Broad shoulders, muscular arms and a chest to dream about!

Hey guys,<p>According to Wikipedia, the current world record for most push-ups in 24 hours is by Charles Servizio (USA) who achieved 46,001 push-ups in …

30-Day Abs Challenge

Flat abs are made in the gym — AND the kitchen. Use our 30 day ab challenge and eating strategies to get a flatter stomach in 30 days!<p>Follow this 30 day ab challenge to whittle your middle!<p>Day 1. <b>Training Tip:</b> Put Your Core FirstIf flat abs are important to you, promote them to the top of your …

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The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Ultra-Moist Banana Bundt Cake with Greek Yogurt

Bananas are a staple in my house and they are one of the best selling fruits in the US, so I know that I am not the only one out there that ends up …

Raspberry Coconut Macaroons

Freeze dried fruit is something that I see a lot in stores (Trader Joe’s carries a big variety), mostly because it is being marketed as a healthy …

Tiramisu Brownies Recipe

[pinit]<br>Although my parents divorced when I was a freshman in high school, my brother and I are incredibly fortunate in the fact that they’ve always …

If You Want To Be Successful, Don't Spend Too Much Time Planning: A Case Study

We said last time a successful entrepreneur is the person who makes an idea happen, even if there are a lot of unexpected problems, and even if it’s not a very good idea in the first place.<p>And then we added that they don’t do it with one roll of the dice. The most successful entrepreneurs we know …

Celebrity Trainer David Kirsch Shares His Top 3 Workout Moves (Plus, Chat With Him Live!)

When it comes to getting the world's hottest celebs in shape, David Kirsch is <i>the</i> man to do it. No really, he's the guy who helps Kate Upton stay in <i>Sports Illustrated</i> swimsuit cover shape. In addition to teaching us his miraculous, ab-perfecting workout in our June issue, David will be chatting on</i> …

15 Quick and Simple Vegetable Recipes to Get You Out of a Green Salad Rut

Don't get me wrong, I love a good green salad. But there is a whole world of quick, easy vegetable side dishes that don't involve lettuce. With …