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The 25 best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

That's why we teamed up with Hotels.com to pull together the best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts, based on travelers' ratings.<p>From adult-only hotels with personal butlers and plunge pools to family-friendly resorts featuring massive waterslides, here are 25 Caribbean hotels that offer an …

Dominican Republic

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel

5 Reasons to Get Comfortable With Death

There is no question that most people in our society are far from comfortable with the idea of death. In fact most of us avoid thinking or talking about the subject (particularly our own death) as if it won't happen if we stay in denial. As an example, when I told one woman that I work in hospice …

Positive Thinking

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

Cooking

14 Ways To Lose 5 Pounds in A Week

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, nutritionist-backed tips to drop 5 lbs fast—the healthy way.<p>Cosmo has come up with a fat-torching plan that really will subtract up to 5 pounds from your bod in seven days—without starvation, bizarre supplements, or cutting out entire food groups. How? It's all …

Fitness

Natural Cat Repellent Tips

If your indoor cat is getting into spaces he shouldn't or outdoor felines are destroying your garden, use natural, nontoxic methods to keep them out …

Las Vegas

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40<p>Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.<p>Look around Hollywood these days and you might think you've entered a sci-fi movie …

Hair

Back to Fitness – The Healing Power of the Trail

Running and walking tend to be the staples of most people’s regular fitness routines. These are our natural gaits as humans and our bodies were …

13 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

And how to start seeing results.<p><b>1. You aren't being consistent.</b><br>If you only exercise sporadically and eat healthy once in awhile, don't kid yourself into thinking that is enough. Unless you are born with great genes, you will need to put in consistent time and effort towards your goals. That means a …

Fitness

The Secret Thing Husbands Don't Always Ask for But Need From Their Wives

As a psychologist, I am privy to the inner thoughts and feelings of my male clients. I hear firsthand the pressures and worries that they have, many of which they don't share with others. One thing I've consistently heard is that men feel a great deal of responsibility for their wives and …

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Wellness

A Slacker’s Guide to Losing Weight Without Trying

Meticulous meal planning. Counting every calorie you consume. Spending an entire weekend cooking healthy meals for the following week. Finding even</i> …

Nutrition

17 Things Extremely Happy People Say Every Day

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

Happiness

Every Diet That Actually Works Has These 10 Traits in Common

According to health and nutrition experts.<p>When it comes to dieting, there are so many conflicting ideas out there—especially from "choose this, not that" elimination diet advocates—on what the best weight loss solution is. And when even the most trimmed and fit celebs seem confused on how to lose …

THE FAST DIET: Get Thin Quick By Starving Yourself Two Days A Week

A typical FastDiet meal. Photo courtesy of Atria Books The FastDiet, also known as the 5:2 diet, is based on something called intermittent fasting.<p>This involves eating normally for five days a week and "fasting" for two. On those two fasting days, you eat about a quarter of your typical calorie …

Holistic Medicine

Use the Four Rs to Spring a New You This Season

With a brutal winter behind us, spring is breaking out all over the country. Warm days are yielding to cool evenings. Sprigs of green grass are popping up, as are aromatic flowers of all colors.<p>Hopefully, you've already been lured back to your favorite outdoor activity -- say, a walk or bike ride …

Fitness

10 simple weight loss tips

Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs, is trying to change the meaning of the phrase, "Treat yo'self."<p>Most people treat themselves by indulging in a gallon of ice cream or by lounging around the house, watching TV. Blatner wants "treat yourself" to mean …

7 Ways to Make Your 2014 Fitness Resolutions Actually Stick

Happy New Year! Did you make a health resolution for 2014? Lots of us come up with fitness goals that we want to accomplish in the upcoming year—and we <i>can.</i> That is, of course, if we can get 'em to stick first.<p>Mariska Breland, founder of the Fuse Pilates Method, tells her students that the first …

Why Some People Almost Always Reach Their New Year's Resolutions

<i>Photo Credit: istockphoto.com</i><p>"Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives." -- Viktor E. Frankl<p>I was at a gathering a while back and overheard someone say, "Oh, I never set New Year's resolutions anymore. I usually don't hit them so what's the point?" Ouch! That's a …

Motivation

Weight Loss Tips

What Women Who've Lost a Ton of Weight Want You to Know<p>Steal their tricks to drop a size<p>Ever look at a woman who’s experienced a dramatic weight loss and wonder what her secret is? Well, no need to wonder anymore—we got tons of <i>Women’s Health</i> followers who dropped pounds to share the one tip they …

Set Your Intention

Experts say intention setting can be a powerful tool in any fitness discipline, not just yoga. "It zeros in on something you can connect to emotionally, and unlike a long-term goal, you can make good on an intention in a single session, which is very satisfying," says celeb trainer Brett Hoebel. In …

5 Ways To Avoid Gaining Weight This Winter

Winter might not officially kick off until December 21, but the temperature's dropping, we're getting all bundled up and the comfort food-filled holidays are just about here. And let's face it: braving the cold, hiding under a bunch of layers and being surrounded by indulgences can be the perfect …