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6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

Fitness gurus to work out with for free on YouTube

Instead of neglecting our workout (and the mood-boosting benefits that come from it), we schedule ourselves a little one-on-one workout time with YouTube. The workouts are time-flexible, accessible and expert-led. In other words, it’s basically a treasure trove of fitness.<p>A quick search unearths …

The 39 best ways to burn the most calories in an hour

There are a lot of great reasons to exercise. But one of the most basic goals is to burn calories.<p>So what's the best way to do that?<p>You should pick something you like enough to do regularly over time. But if you are deciding between a few different activities, you could pick the one that burns the …

28 Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

The United States has no shortage of beautiful places, whether it's epic national parks or charming small towns. But there are some spots that tend to saturate your memory more than others—places so vivid, it almost seems like they have a permanent filter. If you're looking to explore the most …

National Parks

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

21 No-Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Avoid an Early Crash

Whether it’s blatant (Lucky Charms, we’re looking at you) or hidden (even in packaged whole-wheat bread!), added sugar tends to be a …

Breakfast

20 Healthy Breakfast Ideas in a Jar That Will Make Every A.M. Easier

Once your alarm goes off, everything else can seem like a struggle just to get out the door in the morning. A nutritious b-fast is almost impossible if you're already running low on time, but luckily these smoothies, overnight oats, and chia puddings in a jar will save you. Not only can you can …

Making Pate a Choux

This versatile dough is perfect for baking light-as-air pastries like eclairs, profiteroles, cream puffs and gougeres.<p>What's Pate a Choux?<p>With its …

5 One Tray Recipes That Are Perfect For Summer

The transition from winter to summer means an end to the period of hibernation and less time cooped up with slow-cooked meats and warming stews. Even …

Recipes

A Guide to America’s Essential Chocolate Shops

It’s no longer difficult to find beautifully decorated chocolates, sea salted caramels, or delicately scented truffles: Almost every major city in the U.S. sports a shop that offers something special, whether it’s a collection of single-origin chocolate bars or bonbons filled with spiked ganache …

What New Resident Work Hours Mean For Physician Well-Being And Patient Safety

Late last year, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) issued proposed revisions to the Common Program Requirements for …

How to Create a Separate Bedroom in a Studio Apartment

(Image credit: Ellie Koleen )<p><i>The challenge:</i> Create a "bedroom" (well, at least a bed nook) in an open-layout studio apartment. <i>Our solution:</i> Choose …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

The 50 best burger joints in America

The burger is an American classic.<p>Whether it's served alone on a bun or stacked with cheese and bacon and smothered in condiments, a burger <i>always</i> makes for a satisfying meal.<p>We asked Foursquare City Guide to help us find the best burgers across the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see which burger joints …

Lady Gaga Super Bowl Abs: Photos That Proved Gaga Looked Ripped | Women's Health

ICYMI, Lady Gaga brought down the roof during her Super Bowl LI halftime show, where she donned a silver body suit, a blinged-out set of belly-baring football-esque shoulder pads, and booty shorts. As usual, Gaga, who is a body-positivity advocate and an eating disorder survivor, completely crushed …

Hitting Snooze Shows Signs of Intelligence, Study Says

Great news for late sleepers.<p>If you're constantly hitting the snooze button to catch a few extra (OK, a lot of extra) minutes of sleep, we have some good news for you. You're probably super smart.<p>According to a study called "Why Night Owls Are More Intelligent," people who have trouble getting out …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Breakfast

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

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 …

Cooking

Here's Why Everyone Is Freaking Out About Nutella Right Now

For the last 10 years or so, Nutella has creeped its way into our hearts and pantries, as a delicious spread for breakfast toast and as a generous …

6 strategies to help control eating triggers

Identifying the situations that trigger poor eating habits can help you develop strategies to overcome them. Do any of these areas trip you up? Try …

10 of Our Best Baking Lessons of the Year

Baking requires patient precision and a mastering of technique, yet it doesn't have to be difficult or out of reach. These 10 lessons were our most …

15 Things You Should Learn How to Cook in 2017

New year, new you, new recipes, right? Give your go-to list of recipes a refresh in 2017 and try out the following 15 dishes you're guaranteed to love. Based on Pinterest's predicted food trends of 2017 and what we know everyone will be cooking this year, these are the things you should learn how …

5 Mindful Habits from Yoga That Are Good For Everyday Life, Too

Yoga is an ancient practice that teaches us about our bodies and minds, but you don't have to be an enlightened yogi to practice a few simple truths …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Winter running just isn’t for you? Maybe you’ve been doing it wrong.

Many detest it and simply refuse to do it, while others do it begrudgingly while longing for spring’s sunny days. A third group, though, loves it and says that “it’s not a matter of bad weather; it’s a matter of bad clothing choices.”<p>We’re talking about winter running — which even in Washington can …

Marathons

Feeling Overwhelmed? This Simple Ritual Will Bring Instant Calm

You're sitting at your desk when an uneasy feeling starts to unfurl. Your stomach clenches, you feel hot, and amid the holiday deadlines, events, and …

10 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion & Minimize Shame & Suffering

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Self-help

Doctors have alarmingly high rates of depression. One reason: medical school.

Over the course of Elisabeth Poorman’s first year of medical residency, she went from crying occasionally to tearing up every single day.<p>"I couldn’t sleep even when I had time off," she said of the rapid decline in her mental health in 2013. "I didn’t really have any motivation to do anything when …