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The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

Best Books of Summer 2014

With Memorial Day come the unofficial start of summer—and the yearly scramble to assemble your vacation reading list begins. We've got you covered with the best new books we've read (so far).<p>__1. <i>The Blessings</i> by Elise Juska __<p><i>Remove one branch from the family tree and its whole shape changes. This</i> …

#BodyByGlamour Workout | Glamour

Hello, beautiful people! We've got exactly one week left until Memorial Day—bikini season's unofficial start. Whether or not you'll be hitting a beach, pool, or outdoor party this month, you likely will at some point this summer.<p>That's why we decided to name this <b>#BodyByGlamour</b> week. We've got your …

3 Volunteer Opportunities That Will Seriously Boost Your Career

People are buzzing about volunteering these days, and with good reason: Studies have shown that volunteering strengthens communities, is good for your health—and can even help you land a job.<p>However, if you are a busy professional, it can be challenging to find an opportunity that allows you to …

Two Clothes-Swapping Websites That Will Help You Get Rid of Your Stuff

With holiday season in full swing, it's officially time to think about how you'll get rid of gifts you may not exactly love. (Just being honest!) Here are two that I recently learned about.<p><b>Swapdom:</b> Launched just two weeks ago, Swapdom lets you list the things you have, search for items you want, …

30 Chic Holiday Gift Ideas Under $30

Gift-giving can be stressful enough without wondering just how much your credit card bill will be when it's all said and done. But never fear—we've got you covered! Here, a list of...

11 Must-Read Books to Add to Your Black Friday Shopping List

We know what you're thinking: Black Friday? (Enter traumatizing video of a Walmart mob trampling unsuspecting victims here.) No, thanks. Normally, we'd be right there with you and instead sitting on the couch and letting all of the Thanksgiving festivities (a.k.a. eating) sink in. But we can't help …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales: An Exhaustive List to Help You Save Money (You're Welcome)

Like it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren't lurking too far behind. Luckily for you all, I've created an exhaustive list of sales (which will indeed be updated as we get closer to the day) to make your holiday shopping all the …

Sweater Weather Is Here! Check Out 5 Places to Shop Really Cute and Totally Affordable Cashmere Ones for Fall

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year—mainly because it's time to break out all those warm, cozy, and soft sweaters—especially <i>cashmere</i>. I know, the luxe knit can be a bit of investment. But cashmere can be worth it considering how chic and refined it looks, plus even the finest of weaves …

The 24 Best Websites For Women

The other day, we took a <i>tiny</i> bit of an issue with <i>Forbes</i>' list of the top 100 websites for women (more on that here). And, while the publication has …

Best Food Blogs: Top 10 Bloggers Of August 2013 (PHOTOS)

There are a lot of great food blogs out there, but even more not-so-impressive ones. (We know, we spend hours sifting through the bad ones to find the gems.) While most of us who are into food blogs already have our handful of bloggers that we read religiously, sometimes it's nice to discover …