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29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.

Mental Health

6 Ways to Get the Glowiest Skin of Your Life

Because "my skin can't be any glowier," said no one — ever.<p>The universal skin dream: having a complexion that looks healthy, clear, and glowy — with and without makeup. Here, experts share their tricks and favorite go-to products, guaranteed to give you gorgeous, dewy skin, no Facetune …

Skin Care

Adele: Little girl with cardboard guitar covers Hello

Watch out, Adele — there’s another one-named young singer out there turning heads with her vocal prowess.<p>In a video posted online by Facebook user …

The 'Rich Bitch' Guide to Shutting Down Digital Distractions

Financial expert and author Nicole Lapin gives recommendations every iPhone-obsessed woman needs.<p><i>Nicole Lapin</i><i>, author of no-fuss personal finance guide</i> Rich Bitch<i>, has a mission to help women get wise with money. She was the youngest ever anchor at both CNN and CNBC, and has also been an on-air</i> …

Lips

How 'Clean Green' Queen Candice Kumai's Bedtime Ritual Keeps Her on Top of Her Game

The chef, TV host, and best-selling author lets us in on the nighttime routine she swears by.<p>Candice Kumai<i>, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, TV host, and</i> New York Times <i>best-selling author of the</i> <i>Clean Green</i> <i>cookbooks</i> <i>franchise, is the golden girl of the wellness world. She's a go-to source on all things</i> …

The Best 12 Books Coming Out This October

The weather is taking a turn (and threatening a full-blown hurricane if you’re on the East Coast), but there’s no shortage of books offering up the same dose of comfort as a warm blanket or bowl of hot soup. These juicy plotlines will have you happily holed up inside. From novels about …

Books

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

Want Healthy, Glowing Skin? It’s Time to Think Like a Drunk Elephant

Every now and then we come across a beauty brand that stops us in our tracks. This was recently the case with Drunk Elephant. While we’ll admit it …

Skin Care

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

Even non-believers can benefit.<p>Dating all the way back to ancient times, meditation is a practice that teaches you how to connect your mind with your body to reach a state of calm and stillness in the present moment. From dedicated yogis to CEOs to celebrities, the practice has become a part of …

Meditation

Elizabeth Olsen Shares the 6 Beauty Products She Can't Live Without

Don't let the lush lashes and full brows fool you. When it comes to beauty, Elizabeth Olsen may just be as low-key as it gets. We sat down with the …

Beauty

Watch 9 Little Girls Explain What It Means to Be Healthy

"If you're not strong, then how are you going to, like, open the door?"<p>Kids say the darndest things—and talking to them about staying healthy and fit is no exception. Just check out the gems these little girls responded with when we asked them what being healthy means to them:<p>How precocious are …

'5 Ways That Quitting Sugar Changed My Life'

Quitting sugar isn't just helpful if you have a disease, though. Here are some of the other ways that eliminating the sweet stuff from my diet has changed my life for the better:<p><b>My Skin Changed Almost Overnight</b><br>The first thing I—and everyone around me—noticed was my skin. It softened and evened out …

Which Teas You Should Drink to Improve Your Skin

“The free radicals that develop in the body as a result of excessive UV exposure can wreck havoc on healthy skin cells,” says Adina Grigore, author of <i>The Skin Cleanse</i> and founder of S. W. Basics, an all-natural, sustainable skin-care line. Polyphenols [in tea] are anti-inflammatory and have DNA …

7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

15 Facts About Panic Attacks That Will Make You Feel Things

The truth about the crippling condition that's scary AF.

26 Genius Tricks To Help You Deal With Too Much Stress

Welcome to the chill zone.

Deepak Chopra

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.<p>There's no reason to cut snacking out of your life just because you're trying to shed belly flat—but you <i>do</i> have to be smart about it. The saying "abs are made in the kitchen" exists for a reason. Enhance your efforts at the gym with …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

The Miranda Lambert Workout: Get Fit Anywhere, Anytime

Exercise 1 Jumping Jack<p>Stand with your feet a few inches apart and your arms at your sides <b>(a)</b>, then raise your arms out to the sides and over your head as you jump your feet out so they are slightly more than shoulder-width apart <b>(b)</b>. Quickly reverse the movement without pausing. That's one …

Lose up to 10 pounds this month with Joy Bauer's #startTODAY meal plan

If you’re looking to lose weight and improve your health in 2015, this food plan is the perfect guide. These meals are designed with the right mix of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results.<p>Simply follow the daily menus—or mix and match any of the …

Healthy Eating

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

Productivity

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …