Michelle Y

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5 Life-Changing Eyeshadow Hacks That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

If you wish to look younger through your makeup, there are plenty of tips and tricks out there that can help you achieve that goal. Makeup is truly a …

30 of Vietnam's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thanks in part to its serpentine shape and lengthy coastline, Vietnam is home to wildly diverse landscapes.<p>Traveling around the Southeast Asian country, you'll be surrounded by photogenic scenery -- from lush rice terraces in northern Sapa to the white sandy beaches of Phu Quoc.<p>Vietnam's …

Exactly How I Went From Running a 12-Minute Mile to a 7-Minute Mile

It's confession time. I've always been afraid of running. I absolutely dreaded it in high school and whenever it was mile day, I found a way to get "sick" so I could skip PE class. If I tried a little in my mile times, I could finish it in 10 to 11 minutes, but most of the time, I was averaging 12 …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

CUTE, WEIRD & BEST PLACES TO EAT IN TOKYO

Japan is known for having cute cafes, weird restaurants and one of the most Michelin star restaurants in the world. Here is a full list of everything …

Chicken Sashimi & An Unexpected Final Night in Tokyo, Toriki Yakitori

Life is a funny thing. I had a recommendation for a yakitori place in Tokyo. It was called Toriki. Being the very last night of our trip to Tokyo it …

Japanese restaurant chain Gram serves giant fluffy pancakes

Hate thin crepes? This is for you! Japanese restaurant creates giant pancakes made out of MERINGUE... and they're so popular, only a limited number …

Shima Steak Tokyo – The famous steak sandwich

We’ve had Japan’s famous steak a number of times. We tasted it grilled at 3-Michelin starred Taian in Kyoto. We’ve enjoyed it in shabu shabu (hot …

Zuicho – The Best Katsudon on this planet

I know how exciting Shibuya can be, especially if you’re visiting Tokyo for the first time. I was in that shoes once, too. All the people, sound & …

Don't Eat Sushi at Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji is divided into two areas: the outer and inner markets. The outer market is the network of streets and alleys packed between the intersection of Shin-Ohashi-dori and Harumi-dori and the northern edge of Tsukiji’s actual fish market.<p>It’s filled with restaurants, grab-and-go snack stands, and …

Tsukiji Market : Deep fried foods at Yachiyo (とんかつ八千代)

Best horse mackerel fry ever<p>ひさびさの八千代(*´д`*)2人待ちだったので並ぶことに。5分くらいで入れましたけどね。<p>I had breakfast at <i>Tonkatsu yachiyo</i> in Tsukiji after a long long …

Best Ramen in Tokyo 2017

<b>The Best Ramen in Tokyo</b><br>2017 Edition<br>In 2017, my pace picked up significantly. Though I ate around the same number of bowls in total as in 2016, I …

Japan

Noodle Stand Tokyo in Harajuku

<b>Noodle Stand Tokyo</b><br>Last year I wrote about (and made a YouTube video for) a shop up near Akabane Station on the north side of Tokyo. The shop was …

Japan’s Epic Wagyu Katsu Sandwich Is the Meaty Trend You Need to Know

The dessert course at meat master Kentaro Nakahara’s Sumibiyakiniku Nakahara — the essential three-year-old grill-focused restaurant on the ninth floor of an unassuming office building in Tokyo’s Aoyama neighborhood — isn’t green tea mochi or a melon wedge. It’s a fat hunk of panko-crusted, prized …

5 Must-Try Japanese Food Experiences in Tokyo

Editor's Picks: The Best Things I Ate in Japan

Last July, I took a weeklong trip to Japan. It was my first time there—a pretty big deal, given my obsession with the Japanese food I've eaten in the United States. But it was also a press trip hosted by a Japanese tourism board, which meant I was beholden to their itinerary. I came home with a …

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Employment

10 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Have an Amazing Year | Inc.com

According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January often gets in the way of thoughtful commitment to our goals.<p>Whether you take that advice or not, it points …

Self-improvement

6 Home Maintenance Tasks You May Not Even Realize You Have to Do

Home maintenance and ownership go hand in hand, so you're no doubt aware that there's plenty you <i>should</i> be doing (hello, gutter cleaning!). Sorry to …

Home Improvement

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Exploring Shinjuku

Staying extra-safe in Japan<p>Japan is a wonderful and safe place with one exception. While in Tokyo, don’t take the advice or invitations of any …

The 10 keys to happiness that are scientifically proven

January doesn't have to be blue.<p>To create a happy January, we linked up with nonprofit, Action for Happiness, who do incredible work spreading the …

How much can six weeks of weight training with a personal trainer change your body?

If Instagram #transformationtuesday pictures are anything to go by, changing your body is easy if you just dedicate your life to it.<p>But the fact of …

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

7 Transformative Products Hand-Picked by a Korean Beauty Expert

June 21, 2016<p>Meet Alicia Yoon: a Harvard MBA graduate, beauty expert and the founder and CEO of Peach & Lily, the premier e-commerce site for Korean …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Meditation

8 Secret (& Affordable) Shopping Sources Designers Love

For me, shopping for decor is a weird, paradoxical experience. I find myself wanting to have unique things. And yet, I'm the first one to share my …

‘Most of us are too busy to be better’: the lazy person's guide to self-improvement

If you can really improve yourself in just 10 minutes a day, as the self-help gurus claim, Tim Dowling is all for it<p>• Yoga for lazy people<p>I am lying on a mat, looking up at the bright blue of the skylight above me. I exhale purposefully, then let my lungs reinflate of their own accord. I am trying …

Binge Eating