Julia Nguyen

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7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday, to outstanding tasks …

Psychology

9 Things That Stop You From Achieving Your Goals

In order to achieve our goals, we need to change our behavior, and eventually become a better version of ourselves.<p>Because right now we’re not ready …

Motivation

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The 20 Quirkiest Cities in America

They may not be perceived as showy—readers sized them up as being both hip and aloof—but Atlantans are increasingly coming out of their shells, at …

Travel

3 Buddhist Teachings That Will Make Your Life A Happier One

Buddhism has a lot to offer the world, and unlike many other religions, if you aren’t Buddhist, that’s okay with Buddhism. It’s not here to be …

9 Foods to Help You Sleep

These all-natural sleep aids will have you hitting the pillow—and riding stronger— in no time<p>Tired and stressed? Join the club. Forty percent of Americans report having some symptoms of insomnia within a given year, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And being tired all the time is no …

Nutrition

7 Things You Should Insist On No Matter What People Say

<i>Do more than just exist. We all exist. The question is: Do you live?</i><p>About 15 years ago, I had an intervention with myself. I sat down at the local …

Success

8 Totally Honest, No-B.S. Truths About Trying to Lose Weight

"The hardest thing is turning down foods and feeling like you have to explain yourself for saying 'no.' If you say you're watching what you eat, other people immediately become defensive." <i>—Joanna Riffelmacher</i><p>"I really think that one of the hardest parts of a life transformation is realizing that …

Fitness

10 Weird Things That Boost Your Sex Life

<b>1. Watching A Boring TV Show</b><br>A recent study found that people who have a television in their bedroom have twice as much sex as those who don't. Of course, some of this is due to dirty movies, with 37 percent of partners admitting to this guilty pleasure. However, 29 percent said being in the middle …

Grammy awards 2015 best quotes: Prince, Madonna, Obama and more

Madonna is hard as nails, Sam schmoozes with Stevie, and Bastille reveal a very British problem – we round up the best soundbites of the night<p>• Grammy awards 2015: as they happened • Grammy award-winners – in pictures • Red carpet: Madonna’s bottom, Rihanna’s meringue<p><b>Prince wins on words</b><p>Like books …

Nicki Minaj

Inspire Success With These 45 Motivational Quotes | Inc.com

Being successful in whatever you choose to do is always the ultimate goal. For some, being successful means owning and operating a multi-million dollar business while for others, success means having a happy, healthy family with no financial worries. Whatever your version of success may be, these …

Motivation

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

Loneliness

6 Essential Flat-Belly Foods

Even if you've made big New Year resolutions, a few poor food choices each week can quickly add up to a juggernaut of jiggle well before February. …

Microwave Cake

PaddlePop Rainbow Soufflé<p>Cooking Class<p>Just tried this<br>Really cool, thanks for uploading!<br>I can't upload pictures here so here's an imgur link<br>On average …

14 Mouthwatering Chocolate Treats

10 Romantic Nature Walks and Hikes for Valentine's Day

<i>If you're out of ideas about how to spend Valentine's Day, why not let Mother Nature provide some answers? Since February 14th falls on a Saturday</i> …

9 Things You Should Be Able to Say About Your Life

<b>I have kept an open mind to new ideas and experiences.</b> – As they say, a ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. Accepting some …

Positive Thinking

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Travel Guides

Chocolate Hazelnut Polenta Cake - Sugary & Buttery

Chocolate Hazelnut Polenta Cake<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>55 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 15 mins<p>Author: Melina Thompson<p>Serves: 8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

10 up-and-coming travel destinations and when to visit

Travel booking websites field millions of searches everywhere in the world, putting them in an ideal position for identifying trends and deals — that …

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Productivity

6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.<p>Because taking a leap of faith is <i>hard,</i> particularly when it means life might …

Positive Thinking

19 Triple Chocolate Recipes — For When Double Just Isn't Enough

Dessert

How to Make the Modern, the Last Undiscovered Cocktail

From the greatest bar.<p><i>Published in the January/February 2015 issue</i><p><b>Before the current revival of the classic bar,</b> very few of the fine old cocktail recipes were in general circulation. This meant that something as simple as a sidecar—cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice served up in a sugar-rimmed …

Cocktails

Orange Pound Cake

This Orange Pound Cake is so soft and fluffy and it’s flavored with fresh orange juice and zest. SO good!! Today we’re going to talk about Orange …

Pound Cake

French Macarons

Macarons are light-as-a-feather French confections that can be assembled pulling from a mix-and-match palette of sweet fillings and bases. Our recipe for this sophisticated French treat offers variations for vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut, coconut, raspberry and pistachio macarons.

The 15 Prettiest Things Girls Do

1. Smile in the middle of a kiss, and then pull back and look at you and laugh a little. You don’t really know why they’re laughing, and for all you …

21 Things I Will Teach My Daughter About Dating

My daughter is 10 months old right now, but I’m already dreading the day when she starts taking an interest in boys (or girls, if that be the case). …