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4 Ways To Instantly Swap The Boring Out Of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s Sunday night. For most, that’s unfortunate. It’s time to get serious, right? We’re about to dive head first into the excel sheets, group …

5 Things You Can Do to Kickstart Your Day

Have you ever had days where you just don’t feel like doing anything? At the end of the day, you look back and you realize you’ve accomplished …

A Simple Routine to Increase Your Overall Health, Well-being and Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is hectic!<p>There is always so much going on, it’s hard to find the time to do anything outside of your already busy schedule.<p>Let alone having any …

Productivity

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Recommends<p>Because all the illest ones are on sale.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView More<p>Fitness<p>Here are the building blocks.<p>By Emily Abbate4 days agoView …

Gender, Race, and Rape During the Civil War

Slavery, the value of chastity, and laws that favored men all made it difficult for women to find justice during the chaos of war.<p>While researching a fictional trilogy about the Civil War, Kim Murphy kept coming across the assertion that it was a “low-rape” war. At first she didn’t question the …

Cameron Diaz's Easy Stay-Hydrated Secret

The two key ingredients: H20 and your nightstand<p>In Cameron Diaz’s new title, <i>The Body Book</i>, she reveals the easiest health trick ever: waking up each morning and drinking a bottle of water first thing.<p>“Once I drink the water, I feel it immediately,” she writes. “I go from being a wilted plant to one …

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

This sensible-yet-butt-kicking plan will get you in the habit of working out—and you'll love the results so much that at the end of the three weeks, you won't wanna stop<p>Welcome to February—the month where weight loss and fitness resolutions go to die. (No, seriously—February 7 is actually known as …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>In a sea of brand-on-brand team ups that can disappoint, this one blows past our own hyped-up expectations.<p>By Liz Raiss3 days agoView …

Stephen Boss Marries Allison Holker

It’ll be a lifelong duet on the dance floor for Stephen “Twitch” Boss and Allison Holker, who were married Tuesday in Paso Robles, Calif.<p>Fittingly, …

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RockMyRun - Best Workout Music

Get more motivation from your workout music. RockMyRun works with the world’s best DJs to craft mixes and playlists that react to your body. You’ll …

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GPS Guide: 8 Happy Feelings That Will Never Change

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- of course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

8 Things You Should Fight for Every Day

Because everything in life worth having is worth fighting for…<p>1. Personal greatness.<p>Easy goals don’t exist. A goal is a point of achievement that …

Simple Springtime Dishes

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

Despite claims we are "eating right," many times we don't realize that if we are not getting the results in fat loss, then no matter how good we are eating, it is not good enough.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 …

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7 Ways to Get a Better Body in 30 Minutes or Less

In as little as a minute a day, you can make noticeable changes to your physique and your fitness level (if you keep it up over time, of course).<p>If …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Here is a great chart to help when you are buying a cow {or confused at the butchers}! Image via Rain Crow Ranch - American GrassFed Beef

Simple Springtime Dishes

The Connection Between Alcohol and Weight Loss

Have you ever wondered if you should quit drinking to lose weight? There are dozens of good reasons to monitor your alcohol consumption. You might …

The Best College Towns To Visit This Fall

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm.<p>A quick trip to a college town is the perfect weekend getaway. From striking campus architecture to all-American tailgates to leaf-peeping ventures, there's a …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

Fall Fun<p>Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)<p>The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only …

4 Habits That Are Making You Feel Bloated

Research shows that about twice as many women as men report feeling like their stomach is an inflated beach ball. It doesn't help that we're also …

8 Celebs Who ROCK Short Hair

Love Beyoncé’s new pixie cut? Flatter your features in one of this fall’s hottest cropped hairstyles!<p>"Short hair is stunning and really works on almost everyone," insists hairstylist Adir Abergel, the man behind Anna Hathaway's shorn haircut. "But it's important to get a cut that is customized to …

The Power Of The Placebo: How Your Mind Can Treat And Prevent Disease

<i>The science behind the body's surprising ability to heal itself.</i><p>By Kim Tranell<p>For decades doctors have documented the placebo effect -- in which patients feel better after getting fake treatments (sugar pills, saline injections, sham surgeries) they believe to be the real thing. But do placebos …