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The Zero-Equipment Ab Workout Carrie Underwood's Trainer Swears By

Warmer weather on the horizon means fewer layers and more excuses to show off your summer body. To work toward your health goals, you'll want to take …

Workouts

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Here are 13 signs your friendship with someone is toxic

Letting the wrong kind of people into your life can be incredibly draining. You're not likely to find enough time for yourself if another person is constantly on at you about things and won't give you room to breathe.<p>Toxic relationships aren't just the romantic kind. Sometimes, friendships with …

Relationships

The first British soldier executed during World War One - Thomas Highgate

<b>On 5 September 1914, the first day of the Battle of Marne, Thomas Highgate, a 19-year-old British private, was found hiding in a barn dressed in</b> …

A guide to making more time by cultivating everyday awe

Don’t wait for a total solar eclipse, like the one that occurred on Aug. 21, to marvel at the universe. Do it every day. Cultivating awe is possible and is scientifically proven to have mental and physical health benefits. It’ll even make time feel more expansive, if only you make the time for …

Immune System

3 simple rules for dealing with difficult people

Finding peace with the people who push your buttons might sound harder than learning how to properly do a push-up, but mastering the art of conflict …

The science of “blue lies”: There’s a reason Trump supporters embrace his alternative facts

<b>(Reuters/Ben Brewer)</b><p>Blue lies are a very particular form of deception that can build solidarity within groups<p>Jeremy Adam Smith<p>March 27, 2017 11:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>President Donald Trump tells lies.<p>His deceptions and misleading statements are easy …

Psychology

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins, he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i>, <i>less</i>, and <i>never</i>. He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework of …

Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

A rich and creamy beans and broth recipe from Tuscany

Every year, usually in October, we visit Maremma, a glorious cummerbund of a region straddling lower Tuscany and higher Lazio. We stay at the same hotel, an old-fashioned place that sits in folds of green, run impeccably and kindly by a woman called Graziella, who looks like a combination of …

Italian Food

8 Expert-Approved Time Management Tips

We’ve all lamented that there aren’t enough hours in the day or laughed at memes that tell us the road to productivity is paved with cups of strong …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Recreate Your Life Story: Change the Script & Be the Hero

A 7-question quiz<p>Do you dwell on things that happened in your past? Does it pull you out of the present moment, cause you to feel anxious, and limit …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University finally have the answer. They found that stress reduces the volume …

Emotional Intelligence

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: March 12th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” It’s never …

10 Delicious Bean Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

Beans receive mixed reviews in the weight loss community. On one hand, they’re a natural food, which experts normally recommend over processed foods …

Nutrition

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

Weight Loss

Easy Tuscan Bean Soup

<i>This easy Tuscan bean soup is the perfect meal for stormy weather and busy weeknights!</i><p>Sooo I’m cheating a little bit on this recipe, guys.<p>In this …

Food Preservation

Flipboard Magazines Turn 3!

When people recommend stories, our interest is piqued. We are more inclined to invest the time in an article or video when it comes with some validation. By handpicking stories for friends or recommending articles to communities, we are curating. This curation of content has become a growing theme; …

Public Relations

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

“The Islamic State would not be with us today if the United States hadn’t invaded Iraq”: Islam, religion, and the interview Donald Trump and Ted Cruz must read now

Simple-minded analysis of religion, history and our challenge in the Middle East leads to the wrong policy choices<p>At approximately 9:40 p.m., on Nov. 13, 2015, three heavily armed gunmen stormed into the Bataclan theater in Paris and began killing people at random. According to some of the …

The Perilous Unknown: The Mental Health of Our Presidential Candidates

It's become normal for Americans to demand and receive a professional assessment of the physical health of the candidates for president -- just as they expect updates on the medical state of the president himself. After all, there have been many infamous cases of presidents, from Franklin Roosevelt …

5 Cocktails to Order If You're Drinking on an Empty Stomach

<i>This post originally appeared on Vinepair.com</i><p>Most of us have been in this situation before: we arrive at cocktail hour, only to realize we’re hungry. …

I Dare You To Watch This Video Of 52 Dogs And Not Be Filled With Joy

These Australian working dogs really, really love their job.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Pets

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The Only Thanksgiving Recipes You Really Need For A Classic Dinner

Make these 9 dishes and you will have a perfect meal.<p>Come November, there is a flood of Thanksgiving tips, tricks and recipes all over the Internet. We know it can be overwhelming, but there's a lot of information to share about this meal. If all those articles are too much for you to handle, and …

Cooking

Granny's sex advice: Lessons learned from 78 years of action

A twice-married granny dishes the details of a lifetime of sex and love with grounded, unconventional advice.<p><i>From her first kiss to the last time she</i> …

The Only 25 Thanksgiving Recipes You'll Ever Need

And we’re here to tell you that there’s no need to hold back in the name of weight loss. In fact, we’re giving you permission to forget your flat …

Food

Understanding Antisocial Personality Disorder | The Exhausted Woman

The name “Antisocial” does not adequately explain the disorder. It is similar to calling an aggressively trained pit bull, an unfriendly puppy. The …

Uefa stands by Platini, but makes contingency plans should he fall

UEFA is still standing four-square behind Michel Platini while the Frenchman contests his 90-day suspension from all football over allegations concerning a rogue payment of sFr2m.<p>Platini raged against perceived plots and leaks after the suspension was ordered last week by the ethics committee of …

Corruption