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6 Reasons You're Not Seeing Results from Your Workouts

You're hitting the gym regularly, and you've broken up with Ben AND Jerry. So what gives?<p>When you decided to make fitness a priority, you were pumped. For the first few weeks or even months, things were cooking. You were feeling great, looking slimmer, and totally on your way toward a fitter you. …

Top wineries of Napa Valley and Sonoma

Napa Valley and Sonoma County, located only about an hour’s drive from San Francisco, are home to some of the most renowned wineries in the world – and with an average temperature of 70 degrees year-round, there is no off-season.<p>But with over 400 wineries to choose from, where do you start?<p>Not to …

Ways Content Marketing is Going to Change in 2015

When you look at internet marketing, there is perhaps no single area that evolves faster or changes more frequently than content. From what you write and where you publish to how you disseminate that content and engage with readers, the ideology behind what’s effective and what isn’t is continually …

10 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Laughter

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you want to communicate with someone from across the globe who speaks a different language, all you have to do is <i>laugh</i>. Laughter is …

These Addictive, Amazing 22-Minute Meals Will Change Weeknight Dinner

You don’t need a cart full of ingredients or tons of time to make a delicious weeknight dinner. With smart shopping, time-saving strategies, and …

10 Packaged Foods That Are Surprisingly Healthy

<i>If you're looking for an easy snack that's also healthy, take this advice from Shape on store-bought snacks to stock your kitchen with.</i><p>Food shopping can make your head spin, especially when it comes to packaged foods: What's healthy and what's not? For example, recently, Kraft Singles gained a seal …

Nitrates

Top Advice From Top Women Entrepreneurs

From the benefits of showing up to knowing when to take a step back, here's the top advice from women entrepreneurs.<p>Starting a business from scratch is an adventure that comes with its share of challenges. Thankfully, you're not alone. There are plenty of fellow entrepreneurs to tap for …

12 Reasons Visiting South Africa Is The Vacation Of Your Dreams

Looking for the ultimate combo of nature, wildlife, culture, and adventure? Meet South Africa — it's the vacation you've been looking for. ;)

South Africa

How Being a Worrywart Helps at Work

Pessimism and Anxiety Can Improve Performance<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most people seek to project an upbeat, confident attitude on the job. But sometimes it is better to be a worrywart.<p>While ample research has documented the …

Matthew Weiner interview: 'When I saw the final Mad Men I lost it'

How will Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner cope with the end of his era-defining TV series? Hopefully by not crying in the street, he tells Jane Mulkerrins<p>Matthew Weiner recently found an email in his inbox from 2006, inviting him to join “a new service called Gmail”. <b>It had arrived in the middle of</b> …

Twitter ads are coming to your profile

Twitter advertising isn't new, but advertising on users' profiles? <i>That</i> is a first.<p>The social network is testing out promoted tweets on some profile …

Social Media

Afternoon slump? Try these 5 sure-fire energy boosters

Diet & Fitness<p>It’s perfectly natural to have an afternoon energy lull. So what should you do? A walk or deep breathing helps, but if it’s been a few hours since lunch, you might want a little refueling. What kind of snack gives a nutritional boost and good taste?<p>The ideal afternoon boost is a …

Nutrition

How to Maximize the Health Benefits of Coffee

Steven Macari of SLVRBK explains why coffee is a veritable superfood, and how to get the most out of it...<p>I spent the majority of my life not drinking coffee because I thought that it was "bad"—probably because of "programming" from my childhood. Programming is really just another way of trying to …

Coffee Paintings Give Pop Culture Its Caffeine Fix

Pharrell, Jimi Hendrix, and Robin Williams get their morning buzz in Dirceu Veiga's coffee art.<p>Brazilian graphic artist Dirceu Veiga paints the kinds of coffee stains we wouldn't mind getting on our clothes. After he first spilled a few drops on his sketchbook in 2007, absentmindedly doodling with …

Wedding Planning: The 5 Times You?re Going to Want to Call Off Your Wedding

Planning a traditional wedding—with guests and food and dancing—can be fun and exciting and romantic. Except for when it isn't. Because, at the end of they day, it all boils down to what you're actually doing: Orchestrating a HUGE event for 100 or so people, with LOTS of strong opinions hurled your …

What Are the Five Worst Foods for Sleep?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Nearly 41 million US adults are sleeping just six hours or less each night, putting them at risk of adverse health effects (such as …

5 Fruits That Supports Healthy Diet

Fibrous foods such as fruits are natural foods that can support a healthy diet. Fiber makes the stomach full longer, so it does not desire to consume …

Nutrition

6 Effective Budgeting Tips For Newlyweds

If you’ve recently gotten married, you’re probably pretty excited to turn away from the stresses and uncertainties of wedding planning and look ahead …

Personal trainer who shed almost five stone shares her golden rules for weight loss

The Kiltimagh woman lost an incredible 4.7 stone while in her final year of college by devising her own gym and meal plan.<p>“I'd always struggled with …

Fitness

7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters, DETAILS</i><p><i>(photo: Eric Ray Davidson)</i><p>While marathon sweat sessions can certainly kick your metabolism into high gear, there's a faster, better way to rev up your fat-burning potential. Below are seven seriously simple moves that will slash through more calories than minutes.<p>"Your …

Study: Apples May Help Cut Down Prescription Medicines

You've heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but a new study suggests that eating the fruit daily may actually keep the <i>drugstore</i> away.<p>In a newly published study in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i>, researchers from Dartmouth Medical School reported that they studied more than 8,300 people over the …

Weight Loss Doesn't Always Lead to Happiness

Research has shown that dropping pounds doesn't mean higher well-being.<p>To lose weight is to become happier. At least, this is the narrative voiced by countless health gurus, ubiquitous advertisements, and, sometimes, overly blunt friends and relatives.<p>Americans buy in to the weight-loss game with …

So You Want To Lose Thigh Fat, Huh?

You can’t spot-reduce, but that doesn’t mean you’re sh*t out of luck.<p>Let's get something out of the way first: There’s nothing you can do to spot-reduce fat on your thighs—or anywhere on your body, TBH.<p>That's because losing fat is kind of an all or nothing approach. “You can reduce your overall …

Body Fat

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

Get ready for seriously surprising intel.<p>Ever nosh on asparagus to have your hoo-ha—and we're not just talking your pee—smell funny? Well, that's one way to think about that whole "you are what you eat" connection. And it turns out, for women, it's a pretty important one.<p>Healthy vaginas have a …

5 Awesome Alternatives to Cruel Animal Attractions in Thailand

Getting the chance to see wild animals in their natural environment can be a magnificent and humbling experience. Unfortunately, there are very few …

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