Claire Lewis

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Learning to Trust Again

"My husband cheated on me. We've had counseling and we are currently not ending our marriage, but I still don't trust him. What can I do?"<p>"My wife ran our credit card up to the point of putting us in financial jeopardy. She is getting help with this now, but how can I ever trust her again?"<p>"My …

Bringing Sexy Back: 6 Old-Fashioned Tips for the Modern Romantic

Are you an old-fashioned romantic at heart? Are you frustrated by the modern dating "treadmill," the dime-a-dozen mentality, the hookups, the technological fade-outs?<p>Keep your heart intact with these "old-fashioned" dating strategies!<p><b>1) Meet people in the real world.</b><p>We are more connected than ever …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

Non-violence

The Best Party Looks for Your Body Shape

Show off your fave features with these sexy combos

Clothing

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Serious With An Older Guy

The age gap could affect your relationship more than you think<p>Mary-Kate Olsen, 27, was spotted today shopping for engagement rings at the Neil Lane boutique in Los Angeles with her boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy, who’s 44. We’re happy for them, don’t get us wrong, but also <i>verrry</i> aware of the fact that …

Los Angeles

5 Mascara Tricks to Make Your Eyes Look Even More Amazing

You won't believe your eyes when you see what these simple tweaks can do<p><i>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover</i><p>Most women we know won’t leave the house without mascara, and it’s easy to see why. Mascara is the one product that instantly makes you look more put together, more awake, more alive. But …

Makeup

The 13 Sexiest Things We Learned in 2013

Prepare to be very turned on

Miley Cyrus

How Your Horoscope Can Affect Your Weight (Seriously!)

To see whether beliefs about fate affect people's odds of gaining weight, the scientists recruited 180 shoppers and instructed them to plug their zodiac signs into a horoscope website. Regardless of their sign, study participants were told, "This is not a favorable day for you" and were then asked …

Irregular heartbeat tied to depression | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with an irregular heartbeat may also be at increased risk of being depressed, suggests a new study from Germany.<p>The added risk was small, researchers found, but it’s in keeping with other studies linking heart disorders with depression.<p>“It’s consistent with a …

How to Remove Sparkly Nail Polish Without Destroying Your Nails

A very seasonal FYI<p>Shutterstock<p>Confession: I am a grown adult woman, and I love love love sparkly things. For me, that means the month of December is a magical (if not slightly confusing) time, because it suddenly becomes socially acceptable to accessorize sequins with glitter with rhinestones. We …

8 Weird Things You Never Knew About Your Eyebrows

Find out why they're on your face in the first place—and more<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Daily Makeover</i><p>Many of us spend a lot of time (and money!) maintaining our eyebrows, from waxing to plucking to threading to filling them in. Most people, however, don’t know just why we have these arched patches of …

Makeup

The 3 Magic Words That Create Great Conversations

<i>Photo credit: Shandi-lee Cox</i><p>We all know great conversations when we find ourselves in one. We find an area of common interest with another human being and the dialogue just flows. But these moments don't come along as often as we like. With a stranger, we don't know where to begin. And in a …

Steal Kim Kardashian's Diet Strategy

She’s a cheater…on her diet, that is<p>You probably know at this point that Kim Kardashian has been following the Atkins diet to lose her baby weight—she’s talked about it often and openly. But here’s some new news: <i>People</i> magazine published a story today about how Kim incorporates cheat days into her …

Nutrition

Defining Your Inner Strength

Although not many of us enjoy hearing the blatant truth, sometimes life isn't easy. We often see people finding themselves in less than ideal situations where they succumb to their problems instead of finding the strength to fight. However, strength isn't something that can be found overnight. It …

Meditation Instead of Medication

In many parts of the world, evidence shows that meditation has been around for thousands of years. Some scholars even believe the ancient cave paintings in Spain and France depict meditators as far back as 14,000 B.C. From the sages of old to modern gurus, across the globe, we have been told that …

Being Rejected Hurts. Fortunately, Our Brains Have A Way Of Dealing With It

It's no secret that rejection hurts. So it's a good thing our brains have a system in place that acts as a social "painkiller," according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School found that the brain's mu-opioid receptor system -- which is already known to release …

The 9 Happiness Mistakes You're Probably Making

In her TED talk on the power of vulnerability, University of Houston research professor Brené Brown stated that running away from hard feelings is actually inhibiting our abilities to experience bliss. When we avoid difficult emotions, Brown said, "we numb joy, we numb gratitude [and] we numb …

4 Things Your Hair Can Say About Your Health

<b>From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan:</b><p>Most of us view our hair as separate from the rest of our body, but like our nails, hair is an extension (pun intended) of our body that can give us clues as to our overall health. Herein, four hair signs that something may be amiss.<p>If you once had thick, …

The 10 Biggest Hair Care Mistakes

Learn how to stop abusing your tresses and get gorgeous hair<p>If you want shiny, gorgeous hair—and, really, who doesn’t?—then you should pay close attention to how you treat your strands. How you wash, dry, and style can seriously affect the health and appearance of your locks. Are you making these …

Hair Care

10 Best Fitness Foods For Women

Add these super foods to your diet for a better workout and even better results<p><b>Avocados</b>The cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fat in these green health bombs can help keep your body strong and pain free. University of Buffalo researchers found that competitive women runners who ate less than 20 …

Nutrition

How to Look Toned in Under 10 Seconds

These in-a-pinch fitness tricks can help create the appearance of a leaner, more defined body--instantly<p><b>Look Five Pounds Lighter</b>Adjust your posture with these effortless alignment cues to trim visual inches (and feel more confident!).<p><b>Ears Over Shoulders:</b> Rounded shoulders can shorten your torso, …

Fitness

Print It: The Look Better Naked Cocktail Recipes

Yes, you can drink--and still shrink--with these 4 low-cal cocktails! Get the printable list of recipes for what will soon become your favorite go-to happy hour beverages.Plus, watch <i>Look Better Naked</i> author, Michele Promaulayko, and contributing nutritionist, Keri Glassman, show you how easy it is …

Food

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

Dehydration, 8 glasses a day and more - WH busts the myths and discovers the facts about our favorite drinkable staple<p>Take a look around. Right this very second there's a water bottle within a 10-foot radius of where you're sitting. How did it get there? A drop of physiological need mixed with an …

Wellness

What Happens to Your Body When You Get Jealous

Surprise: A little envy is actually good for you<p>We're probably all hardwired for jealousy; even babies and dogs feel it. Not to be confused with envy, which is about coveting what someone else has (e.g., a fab house), jealousy is about protecting what's yours—or what you think is yours. It …

Insecurity

Can Twerking Help You Lose Weight?

A new "twerk-out" class is capitalizing on the dance move of the moment<p>You know twerking can get you tons of attention on the VMAs (looking at you, Miley), but it can give you a workout, too? That’s the theory behind the new fitness craze called The Vixen Workout, a 60-minute, high-intensity cardio …

Fitness

The Best Sleep Posture for You

Sleeping well is essential for your health—and the trick is getting into the ideal position<p>Most women have trouble scoring between the sheets—scoring ample shut-eye, that is. Nearly 80 percent have problems sleeping at least a few times a month, and 23 percent have issues almost every night, …

Sleep

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress

Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.

Serenity

The 5-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Resize your thighs, flatten your belly, and firm your butt—in record time<p>Here's the thing about the relationship between time and exercise: Even if we could all find five free minutes each day (and it's safe to assume most of us can), we likely wouldn't use it to work out.<p>That's because many women …

Workouts