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How to Eliminate Junk Mail (& Email) Once and For All

Does it feel like junk mail is taking over your life? Between random credit card offers and ads piling up in your mailbox and a seemingly …

Productivity

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Donald Trump

Foam rolling exercises

<i>In her own words, USA Volleyball's Beach National Team athlete Emily Day gives you tips for useful foam rolling exercises.</i><p>Rolling out your muscles is …

Workouts

Yes, You Do Have Time to Read 200 Books This Year | Inc.com

There's no secret to how to get smarter. You read. A lot.<p>Really, that's it.<p>And if you don't believe me, there's a whole host of luminaries, from Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to Richard Branson and Barack Obama, who will tell you the same thing.<p>But if building your brainpower is that …

Social Media

How To Quit Your Social Media Addiction (Even If It’s Part Of Your Job)

If social media is killing your productivity or making you depressed, it can be life-changing to cut back. Here’s how.<p>Conventional wisdom says that Max Soni should be all over social media. He’s the founder of DotComSEO, a digital marketing and search engine optimization company that, among other …

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

Best drugstore skincare products from the People and TODAY Beauty Awards 2016

While there are plenty of differing opinions when it comes to beauty and makeup looks, skin and body care is pretty straightforward: We all want clear, glowing, red-carpet-worthy skin without the celebrity price tag.<p>Thanks to these body and skin care gems from the drugstore, it's possible!<p>TODAY …

Skin Care

Simple Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight

How many times a year do you start a new diet? Does it really work? We at <b>Bright Side</b> believe that weight loss doesn’t have to be stressful or …

Nutrition

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

15 of the Most Popular Makeup Hacks on Pinterest

Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.<p>Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.

Why Are Navajo Elders Still Enduring Intimidation Tactics From Government Agencies?

<i>Ruth Benally, Dineh Elder, Big Mountain resident, matriach and activist. Published with permission from the Benally family.</i><p>In a remote part of the Navajo reservation lays an area known to the locals as Big Mountain. Its residents, who refer to themselves as Dineh, have called that land home long …

Cows

10 best BB creams

Blemish balm, beauty balm, call it what you will, BB creams continue to rival foundation for our attention. They still offer coverage, but are clever …

The 20-Minute Pilates-Barre Workout That Sculpts Lean Muscles

What's the secret to a lean, sculpted ballerina physique? If you've ever lusted after that amazing posture and those slender, strong limbs, we're …

Exercise

5 Minutes a Day Booty Challenge (Week 1) - Carrots 'N' Cake

Hi, guys!<p>Here’s the <b>5 Minutes a Day (May) Booty Challenge</b>! Yeehaw! Every Thursday from now until the end of May, I’ll share 5 days worth of workouts …

The 14 Best (Clean) Do-It-All Beauty Balms

If ever there were an ultimate slow-beauty product, the balm would have to be it. Balms—healing, hydrating, luxuriously thick with oils—are the true …

Skin Care

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

7 Beauty Products You're Using Way Too Much Of

1/7<p><b>Back Away From Brittle Nails</b><p>It may sound odd, but nail strengtheners and hardeners can actually cause brittle nails. “Nail strengtheners contain …

How to Do the Kettlebell Rocker | Men's Health

The key is not to move anything but your arms. As the bells go forward and backward like a pendulum, you’ll challenge your center of gravity and nervous system. The more you do it, the more you’ll see your balance and coordination improve.<p>(Want a full workout program that gets your heart pumping …

14 Tips Everyone With A Beautyblender Needs To Know

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Makeup

Get Inspired With This DIY Watercolor Sketchbook

When we combine two of our favorite things — watercolor DIYs and sketchbooks — beautiful things happen. This simple DIY makes it super easy to customize your sketchbook to match your personal style. Those of you that came to Re:Make 2015 are no strangers to this awesome project. We invited …

8 Habits Couples Therapists Say Always End a Marriage

And no, having an affair isn't on this list.<p>Uh-oh: Your (seemingly innocent) daily habits—like scrolling through Insta in bed—could be destroying your marriage. "Research shows that there are a lot of little things people do that can indicate serious problems in relationships," says Carrie Cole, a …

You've Been Using These Beauty Products Wrong the Whole Time

1/9<p><b>Cleansing Brushes</b><p>Yes, they promise to give that deep-down clean at home, but Washington, D.C., dermatologist Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, says she sees …

Skin Care

Our Top 10 Exercises to Tone Your Butt

Hip-Lift Progression<p>This is an awesome way to relieve tension in your lower back and work your butt at the same time. (A cushy mat will keep your …

Workouts

10 New Beauty Products to Try This Month

Oh hey, April — WTF?! I swear I just started breaking out my wintery, dark lipstick and cold weather clothes. Well, it’s officially time to usher in the fresh colors of spring, which also means it’s time to welcome a ton of new beauty products. Here are 10 new beauty products you can use to make …

Amazing Benefits of Tea Tree Oil (+5 Beauty Recipes)

If the Earth indeed has anything close to a magical potion in the healthy and beauty section, it would be tea tree oil. For those who are not too …

Alternative Medicine

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

19 Incredible Books You Need to Read This Spring: Today in Critical Linking

<i>~Spring~ into reading a new book!</i><p>Spring is here, so check out these 19 Incredible Books You Need to Read This Spring.<p><i>A branch of Oxfam in Swansea has</i> …

Books

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

6 Tips to Help Take Great Photos With Your Smartphone

How many pictures did you take during your last vacation? And how many of <i>those</i> were with a smartphone? With the rise of Instagram and other social media sites taking pictures with smartphones is becoming a very popular way to document your travels. Instagram, alone, has roughly 80 million photos …