Erica Sposato

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8 Ways to Handle a Narcissist

A tendency toward narcissism is present in everyone, to more or less of a degree. Sometimes you don’t know if someone’s particularly high in this …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Strength Training for Fat Loss

By Nick TumminelloAlthough any type of physical activity can have positive health benefits, the benefits of steady-state cardio training from a …

The advice that older women have for the young on love, marriage

In my studies of over 700 long-married people, I uncovered hundreds of pieces of advice, from specific tips to big-picture suggestions.<p>So I had to think when asked to consider the question: "What’s one thing older women would like younger women to know about love and marriage?"<p>After pondering the …

Relationships

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

The Many Different Kinds of Penises You May Encounter in Your Lifetime

And pointers on how to handle each of them<p>It’s no secret that every man’s penis is a little bit different. The real question is this: How many kinds of penises are there? We asked three experts: Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of <i>She Comes First;</i> Debby Herbenick, Ph.D., a sexual health educator for the …

8 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2015

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad always used to tell me that the difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now will be the places you visit and the people you meet. I would also add …

Entrepreneurship

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

The 5 Most Messed Up Documentaries On Netflix

<i>As a documentary junkie, I’ve always found Netflix’s selection to be pretty underwhelming. There are, however, a few of them that are wild from start</i> …

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

Knitting

17 Things People Born In The Late 80s Are Currently Experiencing

1. The troubling realization that you can in fact accomplish anything in life, if only you could figure out exactly what it is that you want to do. …

5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Better RIGHT NOW

Your bond has never felt stronger!<p><i>This article was written by Gloria Arenson and repurposed with permission from</i> <i>YourTango.</i><p>Friends and acquaintances often comment on what a loving and happy relationship my husband and I have. We have been together for 40 years, and each year seems to be better than …

5 Crazy-But-True Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

You won’t believe the surprising tactics that will actually get your butt in gear.<p>Motivation is a tricky thing—and sometimes the best ways to cultivate it aren’t completely obvious. When it comes to these research-backed strategies, that couldn’t be truer. Here are some of the most surprising ways …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

37 DIY Costumes You Already Have in Your Closet

Halloween is a magical holiday where you get to be who or whatever you want for an evening. An iPhone? You can be that. A giant piece of birthday cake? Go for it, girl. We more than applaud those of you who shoot for the moon on All Hallows’ Eve, but we know a super elaborate costume isn’t always …

This Invaluable Lesson Will Keep You From Making Catastrophic Hiring Mistakes

The intensity of a person's experience predicts their performance, not the quantity of it. We need to hire people the same way.<p>I was driving up First Street in San Jose, CA, last month and drove past the building of a client from long ago. At the time, I was a full-time recruiter, and the client …

Employment

5 Cynical Marriage Tips Every Couple Needs to Learn

At age 20, I married my very first boyfriend after dating him for 14 months. Seventeen years, three kids, and zero separations later, we're still …

Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

We've reported a lot this year about how there's a major rethinking of fat happening in the U.S.<p>Turns out, eating foods with fat — everything from avocados and nuts to dairy fat — doesn't make us fat.<p>But eating too many carbohydrates — particularly the heavily refined starches found in bagels, …

Editors’ Picks: Glamping Gear

With all due respect to Bear Grylls, there’s more than one way to experience the great outdoors. Our preferred m.o.? More creature comforts, fewer creepy crawlies. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 17 ideas for heeding the call of the wild and feathering your temporary nest — without sacrificing …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Reveal your six pack with these big muscle moves<p>To whittle your middle, grow tree trunks for legs.<p>Muscular legs can help you fend off belly fat, according to a study from Japan. People with the most muscle mass on their legs had the least visceral fat—the dangerous kind that surrounds</b> …

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix in August

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit Netflix. Here, the films we just added to our queue.<p><b>1) Nymphomaniac (2013)</b><br>The most talked-about film of the year (which hits Netflix on August 7) can finally be enjoyed in the privacy of your own home.<p><b>2) Cleopatra (1963)</b>Settle in for …

Audrey Hepburn

5 Things You Should Know About Detoxing Juices

Calling all juice lovers! You're gonna want to read this.<p>Down a detoxing beverage to shrink your tummy, rev your metabolism, and clear up your skin. Bonus: more energy! Here are five crucial pointers you're going to want to know about how to get the most out of your juice.<p><b>Red Juices</b>Processed juices …

Editors’ Picks: 18 Indulgent Gifts for New Mothers

Becoming a mother is like taking up residence in a new country — there are different customs to learn, unfamiliar skills to master, a whole new landscape to navigate. It’s an incredible adventure with dizzyingly high stakes, because you aren’t on your own — there is a small human being that is …

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …

Self-improvement