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10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Work-life Balance

10 Tough-but-Essential Questions That Will Set You Up for Success in 2018

The period after the holiday craziness is ideal for serious soul searching. Here's what to ask yourself.<p>According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January …

Positive Thinking

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Paramount Pictures

The 4 Phrases Happy Couples Use To Squash Fights Before They Start

The key to a better bond is knowing exactly what to say.<p>Communication, communication, communication—yeah, yeah, yeah. You've heard it's the key to a closer bond and all that. But before your eyes glaze over, know this: It's also the number one predictor of relationship satisfaction, per a 2016 …

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

Yoga

This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Self Care<p>Self-Care Challenge<p>This 12-Month Self-Care Challenge Will Be the Only Resolution You Actually Keep<p>Shares<p>Whether you …

Why a massage ball might the best piece of workout equipment you’re not using

Three years into her career, master SoulCycle instructor Charlee Atkins was teaching up to four classes a day at the boutique spin studio. When the …

Why your gut decisions sometimes end up being bad ones

"Just go with your gut!" everyone told me about choosing where to go to college, a decision which I was <i>immensely</i>, agonizingly anxious about.<p>I couldn't choose, much to the confusion of everyone around me.<p>When I did finally make a decision, I then promptly dropped out before transferring. Twice.<p>I'm …

Want a Happy Marriage? Do This 1 Thing, According to a Clinical Psychologist

It won't be easy, but it will be worth it.<p>You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage last or an already-pretty-good marriage even …

Self-help

This Marriage Advice Should Be Required Reading For Newlyweds

Yes, you absolutely can go to bed angry.<p>There’s nothing quite like the blissful, magical honeymoon phase. But when you finally come back down to earth, there are some practicalities you and your new spouse will have to face. We’ve compiled 15 stories filled with marriage advice to usher you into …

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

The Dynamic Warm-Up You Aren’t Doing (But Should!)

With these seven key moves, you’ll warm and prep your muscles, tendons, joints and fascia for your upcoming workout.<p><i>The following moves come to you</i> …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

The Ultimate 3-Day, 30-Minute Strength and Cardio Plan

It's usually a lot easier to decide what you'd like to get out of a fitness routine than to know exactly what to do to get there. If you don't even …

Workouts

14 'Sneaky' Abs Moves Top Trainers Swear By

When you do a typical abs workout, you usually know exactly what to expect. The moves are focused on your midsection, and you can feel a burning …

A 15-Minute Cardio Jump Rope Workout You Can Do Anywhere

When you're traveling, it can be really difficult to fit in workouts. You never know what you're going to get at a hotel gym, or what the running …

What's the Difference Between Anxiety and Stress, and Are They Interchangeable?

"You're just stressed," says a person who does not deal with anxiety. "No, my thoughts and feelings are spiralling out of control, I can't breathe, …

Depression

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Happiness

A Workout to Help Tone Your Arms and Back For Strapless Wedding Gowns

If a strapless gown is in your future, or you're just trying to build some strength, we've got some at-home moves that'll mix up your regular routine and target all the muscles in your gorgeous arms. This five-move, five-minute routine strengthens, sculpts, and tones — and it even gets your heart …

Do This 10-Minute Yoga Routine After Every Workout To Get Crazy Flexible

It'll help you relax, too.<p>Think of your workout as a meal. Your warm-up is your appetizer, the actual sweat session is your entree, and your cooldown is—wait... cooldown? "Most people skip stretching because they don't think it's important," says John Porcari, Ph.D., an exercise and sports science …

No -- I Won't Work Until Midnight And Then Come In At 8 a.m.

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a software developer. I’ve had my job for three years. I like the job.<p>Lately my job is forcing me to set boundaries. I never had to do that before, until this year.<p>I have to set limits with my boss “Larry.” Larry is a new manager and he pushes us to work as many hours as we can. I am a …

Career Development

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

Exercise

A 15-Minute Dumbbell Arms Workout You Can Do Anywhere

There's so much you can do with just a single set of dumbbells. They're inexpensive, easy to use, and small enough to keep tucked under your bed. And …

Workouts

How to Evaluate, Accept, Reject, or Negotiate a Job Offer

Congratulations! You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. How should you assess the salary as well as the other perks? Which publicly available information should you rely on? How should you try to get a better deal? And what’s the best way to decline an offer …

Employment

Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Dumbbell Workouts<p>10-Minute Standing Ab Workout<p>Once You Work Your Abs Standing, You'll Never Go Back to Crunches<p>Shares<p>It's …

Workouts

The 14 Best Exercises For Leg Day

You don't have to lift superheavy weights in order to get strong, toned legs. These essential moves are simple and effective, and most don't require any equipment. Be sure to include a few of these in your leg-day routine.

This Barre Workout Sculpts Your Butt And Thighs (In Less Than 10 Minutes)

This short workout is safe, effective, and guaranteed to make your muscles shake and quiver! It's also a great way to challenge and improve your balance. Perform each move for at least 30 seconds, and try to do the whole circuit 3 times. Don't forget to breathe, and maintain good form so you don't …

Here's a Total Body, No Equipment, Under 10-Minute Workout

Short on time, but need a butt-kicking total body workout? We've got your back . . . and arms . . . and legs and booty and abs.<p>This quick, effective, and challenging workout uses every muscle group, so you're definitely going to break a sweat! With a little cardio, a little plyo, and a lot of …