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Women Are Becoming More Adventurous Travelers—and Doing It Alone

Women are choosing mountaineering over pampering, and they don't mind going solo.<p>In the travel game, we hear words like staycation, glamping, and the latest, <i>bleisure</i> (a combo of business and leisure travel that sounds a bit like a wound) a lot. But there’s one far more interesting trend that’s been …

Walking

16 Easy Ground Turkey Recipes for a Lean Mean Dinner

We’re constantly searching for the perfect weeknight dinners. Sometimes we find ourselves focused on one-pot wonders to minimize clean-up. Other times, it’s all about the slow cooker stew so we can simply set it and forget it. But as we phase out of comfort food season and into warmer weather, …

What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches and planks aren’t everything. If you want to strengthen your core, you need to think bigger. Your core includes all the muscles in your …

A psychologist with 20 years of experience says there are 5 simple ways to improve your self-esteem

The positives are obvious, but improving self-esteem can be challenging, especially if we've experienced setbacks in the past. In a blog post on TED, the psychologist Guy Winch, who has 20 years of experience working with patients, says the problem is that our self-esteem is rather unstable anyway, …

Self-help

7 Tips On How to Display Photos in a Home or Gallery So They Look Gorgeous

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Jan-Ole Schmidt is an avid photographer and a Product Manager at WhiteWall.com, a professional online photo lab.)<p>Everyone has at …

We can name 8 dinners ready in 20 minutes or less

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>In need of a quick make-at-home dinner? Here are eight speedy options from our Recipe Finder, each ready in 20 minutes or less.<p>Southwestern Ham Steak. The quick, spicy rub means flavorful diced leftovers in a next-day salad.<p>Creamy Halibut. The simple method in this …

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4 Habits of Highly Profitable Entrepreneurs

Being profitable doesn't come easy, though from the outside, it may seem that way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with Hurdlr so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Being a profitable entrepreneur requires a …

Small Business

Favorite Chicken Soup Recipes to Wrap Up Winter

<b>We know it; you know it—chicken soup really is good for the soul. Whether you’re under the weather and craving a little comfort, or simply looking</b> …

Cooking

Pressure Cooker Chile Verde: 15 Minutes of Work, Flavor for Days

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Most of the time, when the phrase "Believe me" is used, it's shorthand for "I don't really have any evidence to back this up, but I want it to happen anyway, so I'm gonna pretend to …

Get the Look (For Less): Can You Spot the Steals?

The gap between "finding the perfect design inspiration" and "making it a reality" can sometimes feel like the Grand Canyon. Speaking as someone who …

Grand Canyon

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Reverse Searing Is The Best Way To Cook A Steak

Most people have never heard of it.<p>Cooking a steak is an art form. You have to be precise, attentive, diligent. Most people prepare steak by first searing the meat in a skillet, then transferring it to the oven to finish cooking. But if you can't seem to get that T-bone exactly how you want it, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Dessert

The 11 rules every (semi) spiritual person should live by

It’s hard to picture spiritual leaders like Gabrielle Bernstein or Taryn Toomey having a crappy day. Women who radiate such peace and love can’t …

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Don't Waste an Inch: Ideas for Using a Really Narrow Room

Have you got a landing, a spare room, a bit of hallway—any particularly small sliver of space in your home that's searching for its purpose? Narrow …

6 secrets for snagging low airfares

Want to make Chris’s eyes roll? Then ask him: “what’s the best day to buy airline tickets?” 🙂<p><b>My eyes roll and I sigh every time I see a study or</b> …

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The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

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Open-Your-Hips Flow Video

This sequence, designed to help open the hips and low back, will facilitate the movement of stagnant energy and improve digestion.<p>Heat up your …

Yoga

5 Products to Green Your Beauty Routine

Made from recycled materials and without chemical preservatives or artificial fragrances, these beauty tools are our top picks for self-care and …

Skin Care

10 Steps of Yoga Nidra

2.8K<p>SHARES<p><b>Getting Started:</b> Set up your Yoga Nidra practice space by placing a bolster lengthwise on your mat and slipping a block under the top end, …

8 Earthy Eco Escapes

You don't have to stop protecting the planet as you travel to explore its many wonders. Hotel search trivago.com has discovered eight ecologically elite hotels that are taking "being green" to a five-star level.<p>Whether it's by using recycled materials, heating water via volcano, or growing their …

Don't Book a Return Flight: 6 Destinations That Are Pricey to Reach, But Cheap to Stay

Airfare has been killing us recently. Fuel prices may be plummeting, but that simply means more cash for airlines, rather than more savings for passengers. So, unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But …

Explore an Underground Cavern Woven with Miles of Glowing Thread

Artist Julien Salaud transforms a subterranean cellar using 28 miles of UV thread.<p>A luminous, panoramic landscape of UV-coated thread enchants a subterranean cellar in Julien Salaud’s newest site-specific installation, <i>Fleuve Céleste</i> (<i>The Heavenly River</i>). 82 feet beneath the ground, in the cellars …

Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …

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10 Caribbean Islands You Can Fly To For Less

City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-­to­-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-­inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year. Those fancy …

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How to Find Cheap Flights Online

<i>rch850 / Flickr</i><p>Booking a flight online can be an aggravating process. After checking for discounts, figuring out the best time to fly, deciding which route to take and making sure the price is right, you're still left wondering if you scored the cheapest fare.<p>I've booked more than 100 flights since …

Air Travel