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10 Ways to Make the Rest of Today Amazing

<i>The beginning is always now.</i><p>No matter what the history of your day has entailed thus far, the rest of your day depends on what you do right now. …

How To Motivate Yourself and Improve Focus, Organization and Productivity to Reach Your Goals

At one time or another, not to say all the time, we are faced with a task whose outcome promises to yield many rewards, but whose execution is, to …

Loneliness Is a Silent Killer

Despite living in an era of unprecedented potential for human connection (e.g., the internet, social media and mobile phones), estimates are that 40 percent of adults over the age of 65 will experience loneliness. Indeed, the 2010 U.S. Census found that 27 percent of households in America are …

3 Toxic Cosmetics You Should Replace Now

<i>by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate</i><p>I always say that it is all about the ingredients, and I recommend using products without harmful ingredients in order to reduce your daily, weekly, yearly, and lifetime body burden of chemicals with known and suspected …

The Psychology of Success and Saber-Toothed Tigers

Jon Morrow just started Following me on Twitter! High alert! Where can I hide? What do I do now?!<p>Now, Jon Morrow is one my heroes, for many reasons. Hugely successful in overcoming ridiculously challenging circumstances. Freely sharing hard-won wisdom on behalf of a better world. Mega-popular. …

9 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

These small, daily habits will make an immediate difference in your life. What are you waiting for exactly? Read. Now.

Recipe: Quinoa salad with grilled corn, tomatoes and cilantro

<b>Quinoa salad with grilled corn, tomatoes and cilantro</b><p><b>Total time:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Servings:</b><p>6 to 8<p>1 cup quinoa<p>1 3/4 cups water<p>Salt<p>2 cups grilled corn (from about 2 ears, cut from the cobs)<p>2 cups chopped tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes cut in half<p>1 serrano<p>chile<p>, seeded and minced<p>3/4 cup chopped green onion<p>3 …

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Becoming Alive Again: Find Happiness Right Where You Are

<b>“Letting go of the past means that you can enjoy the dream that is happening right now” ~Don Miguel Ruiz</b><p>For many of us, life spits out the very real …

Pictures: 25 Motivational Quotes to Jump Start Your Week

Who needs a little motivation to get the week going? Check out these 25 awesome picture quotes to get you pumped to tackle the week. Let us know your …

13 Ways to Change When Life Changes Around You

<b>“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.” ~Johann Von Goethe</b><p>When my first love died suddenly, my life changed …

Dealing with Loneliness: Hold onto Patience, Not the Past

<b>“Patience is not passive; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.” ~Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton</b><p>Last night, I discovered the tiniest …

Fall 2013 Runway Report: Hair, Makeup & Nails

Some fall trends scream "party time," while others can go straight to the boardroom. Here, new looks to wear @Play and @Work.<p>Some fall trends scream "party time," while others can go straight to the boardroom. Here, new looks to wear @Play and @Work.

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Obsessed: ModelCo Cheek & Lips

I believe in blush. I believe it is an instant transformer and can take your skin from a dull, zombie-ashen pallor to a “haaaaay, I’m just back from …

Back to School Beauty Essentials

Back to school means one thing: shopping lists! After you’ve scored pens, protractors and book covers, you can move onto stocking up on beauty …

The Detoxifying Beauty Ingredient You Should Totally Try

Activated charcoal, also known as activated carbon, has been around the health care aisles for ages, but it’s just starting to gain traction in the …