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US economy grows less than expected in Q2

The second quarter of the year brought some rather weak economic growth statistics from the United States.<p>Between April and June, gross domestic product was up by 1.2 percent from the same period last year, less than half what economists were expecting.<p>The bright spot was a surge in consumer …

10 Positive Habits That Could Change Your Life

• <b>Trust karma.</b><br>But when you do something good, be genuine and do it from your heart, not because you’re expecting something good to happen to you</b> …

Happiness

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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10 Hopeful Quotes That Will Help You Through Challenging Situations

Life is filled with difficulties. How we confront our challenges is precisely what makes us great. Nobody ever reached greatness on a silver platter. …

Motivation

How to Hide Blackheads, Under-Eye Circles, and All Your Other Annoying Skin Issues

Concealer's about to become your new BFF.<p><i>This article was written by Megan Cahn and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Concealer is one of life’s little helpers: It hides our skin imperfections from the rest of the world. It’s a seemingly straightforward job, yet a big one, and we can't …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The Perfect Mix of Meals for Day 1 of Your Weight-Loss Mission

Ready to start your slim down?<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Mango</b>Move over, orange. This tropical fruit packs major vitamin C, an antioxidant that stokes fat-burning flames.<p><b>2. Artichoke</b>Fiber-rich 'chokes …

The One Word That Sums Up Everything You Need to Do to Be Happier

That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for:<p><b>P</b>ositive Emotion• <b><br>E</b>ngagement<br>• Good <b>R</b>elationships• <b><br>M</b>eaning• <b><br>A</b>ccomplishment<p>Martin Seligman is a professor at the …

Happiness

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Happiness

3 Scientifically Proven Wrinkle-Eliminating Ingredients

Make sure your youth-promoting beauty products contain at least one of these crucial anti-agers.<p><i>As you might have heard, this month we've teamed up with Birchbox, the beauty subscription service, to curate a box filled with get-moving beauty samples. (Exciting, right?) You still have time to</i> …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

The 25 Most Productive Ways to Spend Time on the Internet

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The No-Pushups-Necessary Arms Workout

Follow this five-move plan to sculpt sexy tank-top shoulders and arms.<p>Hate pushups? We hear you. While the pushup is a great exercise for your chest, back, shoulders, and arms, it’s not the only effective way to sculpt your upper body. In fact, even top trainers admit that this all-star exercise …

5 Ways to Use a Stability Ball

Get ready to have a ball.<p>This morning, host Natalie Morales and a few hundred of her closest friends set the world record for the largest fitness ball class. With instruction from trainer Michelle Bridges—she's the Jillian Michaels of Australia's <i>The Biggest Loser</i> and author of the book <i>Total Body</i> …