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10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

The Best Upper-Body Exercises When You Can't Do a Pull-Up (Yet!)

It takes more than strong arms to do a pull-up. And if you regularly crush your strength workouts or HIIT routines but still can't seem to get your …

Workouts

A Morning Ritual To Help You Feel More Awake

Scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn is best known for creating the groundbreaking program Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, which is available in more than 700 medical centers, hospital and clinics around the world. First developed in 1979, this program helps patients transform the experience of pain by …

What The Heck Is Sugaring, And Is The Hair Removal Treatment Better Than Waxing?

<i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p><i>Photo Credit: Maskot via Getty Images</i><p>When it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair on your body, shaving and waxing are …

A Weekend Escape to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

Green islands and white sailboats dot the water. Dogs frolic along the rocky beach. Children sit on benches with their feet dangling above the ground, licking ice cream cones as big as their heads. This is Bar Harbor, a quaint town on Mount Desert Island off the coast of eastern Maine, and a …

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

How Top Performers Stay Calm and in Control in Times of Stress

Research shows that 90 percent of top performers manage stress by staying on top of their emotions. In other words, they don't allow emotions like fear and anxiety to take over and dictate their responses to tough situations. Instead, they remain calm and in control.<p><b>How do they stay calm and in</b> …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

15 Amazing Hotels You'll Regret Not Visiting in Your Lifetime

Every self-respecting traveler needs a dream-hotel bucket list. Here are a few adventurous options you can add to yours.<p>Ahwahnee Hotel – Yosemite …

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Going for a hike is as easy as tying your shoes and taking that first step into nature. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and …

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Here's How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Life Regrets

Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom.<p>His first book, <i>30 Lessons for Living</i>, synthesized advice from over 1,000 elders on topics like happiness, work, and …

Wood Chips: The Secret to Inexpensive Biodynamic Gardening

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you’re passionate about your health, you ultimately will reach the conclusion that the quality of the food you eat in large part …

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Happiness

Easy Savory Cornbread

8 Servings<p>A simple, straightforward cornbread that we’d happily serve alongside a bowl of chili on any other day of the year.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, cooled, plus more for baking dish<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>1⅓ cups cornmeal<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 tablespoon …

Recipes

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