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Your favorite foods are ruining your skin

Could your favorite food cravings be leaving your skin in a state?<p>While most of us know that enjoying a drink (or two) and gorging on sugar isn’t the …

Skin Care

Beauty: some wrinkle creams really work

‘Few people can afford to fork out for dermatologists’ prescriptions, but many would like the benefits’

13 Inspirational Fitness Bloggers to Follow

When it comes to getting fit, a little inspiration goes a long way. Sure, it can be tough to get motivated, but there are plenty of things to help. Reading up on fitness trends, buying awesome new workout gear, downloading a fitness app and checking out the beautiful pics from our top fitness …

Running Was My Drug of Choice. Here's How I Finally Found Balance

​ Running was a love affair that started from a healthy place.<p>It was March of my senior year of college when I first laced up a pair of running shoes …

25 Science-Backed Ways to Change Your Life by Taking Better Care of Yourself

For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to #treatyoself, consider this: You probably don't do it often enough, and putting "me time" on the …

The Best Celebrity Instagrams from the 2015 SAG Awards

In between the Golden Globes and the Oscars comes the SAGs—the awards show where Hollywood’s finest have the pleasure of honoring each other’s work. Above, see photos of your favorite celebrities as they post straight from the red carpet and backstage at the 2015 SAG Awards.<p>See All of the Dresses …

We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted …

This Illustrator Stopped Shopping For A Year To Transform Her Spending — And Her Attitude

"I had been working from home and I didn't think I shopped a lot, but boxes just kept arriving on my doorstep!" says the Toronto-based author and illustrator.<p>"It's so easy to buy everything online — everything is a rabbit hole. You start on a blog or Instagram and end up at a store you never heard …

Big Or Little: What Kind Of Career Do You Want?

Do you want a big or little career? It’s time to decide.<p>A big career is bold, exciting and rewarding. It has tumultuous moments, yes, but along with the precarious days and months come many others that exceed your most wildly optimistic dreams.<p>A little career is safe, undemanding and predictable. …

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

When Crying At The Gym Means You're Doing Something Right

About two minutes into Eminem's "Lose Yourself," I couldn't feel my shoulders.<p>I was sitting cross-legged on a mat in a dance studio, nearly every inch of the floor covered by mats like mine, with the lights off and the music blaring, flapping my arms back and forth in some combination of a reverse …

Beauty: Sali Hughes’s greatest hits of 2014

‘I rate all of these products so highly that I honestly can’t imagine what could trump them in 2015’

3 ways to get more results from your workout in 2015

Frustrated with your current workout routine? You don’t have to add time or weight to your workout to get more out of it. You just have to make changes that challenge you beyond your current workout to start seeing results again.<p>This could mean picking up the pace, shortening the rest periods, …

Exercise

17 Fab Fitness Brands Just for Women

Confession time: One of our favorite parts of going to the gym is picking out the perfect outfit. When it comes to workout clothes, you want clothing that flatters your figure, moves without pinching and makes you feel stylish and pulled together after dragging yourself out of bed. Colorful, comfy …

Clothing

50 Universal Truths That Will Make You More Successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from billionaires to entrepreneurs launching startups (one while fighting brain cancer).<p>All of that has led me to conclude that there …

How to give yourself a skincare detox

I'm lucky that I don't usually suffer from excessive breakout, but when I do get hit by an isolated case, there's nothing that even the most heavy …

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

Fitness

5 secrets for staying positive from world's oldest yoga teacher, 96

Tao Porchon-Lynch is the Guinness-certified world’s oldest yoga teacher, but she's far too busy to rest on her laurels. At 96, she still teaches yoga everywhere from the New York City suburb where she lives to the island of Jamaica and the Kripalu Center in Massachusetts. That's in between winning …

Yoga

10 Apps to Teach You Another Language

With high school Spanish classes long behind us, sometimes we have to take learning a new language into our own hands. Literally. These days, there’s an app for everything, from fertility tracking and to-do list organization to fitness routines and personal travel guides. Now there are apps for …

The 5 Biggest Workout Trends of 2015 May Surprise You

If your SoulCycle instructor became your sweat-it-out soulmate this past year, know that your affinity for all things two-wheeled *will* be tested in the new year. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual fitness trend survey, which polls thousands of fitness experts around the …

19 Tips to Boost Confidence Right Now, Because You're Awesome

Like finding the perfect pair of jeans or getting to inbox zero, confidence is a pretty elusive thing. But without it, it’s all too easy to fall down …

Self-help

Cycling Class in the Air With Peloton: The Ultimate Private Jet Sweat

For my recent trip to Puerto Vallarta with a group of young real estate investors, I was instructed to wear shorts and t-shirt and to not dress up for the private Gulfstream jet flight. This was something I was not used to, as we luxury travelers like to keep up appearances, especially when …

Why You're Single Has Nothing to Do With Your Zip Code

Remember when a 40-year-old single woman was supposedly more likely to get killed by a terrorist than get married? That myth was eventually debunked, and now Tracy Clark-Flory upends the latest fake trend—that cities are full of women who can't find men. In fact, there are more young, single men …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

Writing

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

Amazing room makeovers.<p>The most amazing room makeovers we've ever seen. This article originally appeared on House Beautiful

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …