Ian Cronogue

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Style Guide: Weekend Getaway

It may only be Monday, but odds are you’re already planning the next weekend escape. And with Spring officially here, the idea of a warm weekend …

Men's Fashion

A New Use for Chalkboard Paint: Toolshed Makeover, Garden Edition

Chalkboard paint is a workhorse of the modern household, with a few obvious uses you may have seen on Pinterest: It’s ideal in the kitchen to keep …

A Domestic Budget to Make Barack Obama Proud

The Republican Congress didn’t just ignore Trump’s proposals: The $1.3 trillion spending bill actually fulfilled—or even exceeded—many of the funding requests of his Democratic predecessor.<p>President Obama finally got a Republican-controlled Congress to fund his domestic budget. All it took was …

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.<p>The link between poor diet and mood disorders has been long known, but what has been less clear is the direction of causality. When we're depressed, we tend to reach for lower-quality comfort …

Nutrition

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

The One Color Your Closet Is Missing This Spring

When your heart says "spring" but your appendages say "winter", embracing warm-weather colors in fabrics that are built for colder weather is a happy medium. This season faded, chalky hues (a.k.a. pastels) are having a moment. Part Ivy League prep, part "Miami Vice", these soft colors give your …

Strange Diamonds Reveal 'Ice-VII', a Form of Frozen Water We've Never Seen

"That's what you call a discovery."<p>We’re used to volcanoes spewing up magma and ash, but sometimes they’ll gush forth <i>diamonds</i>. And sometimes, those …

Geology

There's just something about Adriene: How Yoga with Adriene dominates YouTube

Adriene Mishler exudes plenty of mushy-gushy spiritual thinking, but the yoga evangelist embraces something else, too: self-deprecating humor.<p>That's …

The Only Way to Argue That Actually Works

Want the best idea to win -- and to build a better team in the process? Start by learning to argue the right way.<p>I walked into the meeting with seven other supervisors feeling sure it would turn ugly.<p>We had completed performance evaluations for our employees, and now our job was to decide -- as a …

Leadership

A Men's Yoga Brand Learns the Real Meaning of Flexibility

With slow sales, yoga brand Vuori realized it had a branding problem.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>In the fall of 2008, after years of beating himself up playing football and lacrosse, Joe …

Clothing

15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

The smartest thing successful people do before a holiday vacation

Most of the world sets goals and makes resolutions around the new year, however, it's estimated that only 8% of people actually stick to those resolutions. While it's entirely possible that many people are being unrealistic with their goals, the number one thing you need to do before going on …

What your daily routine should look like, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether that multivitamin you pop every morning does anything? Or perhaps how long you need to workout to start to see results?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You can use their answers …

How to Make It Easier to Wake Up in The Morning, According to Science

Just five more minutes...<p>Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.<p>Falling …

Upgrade Your Whole Life With These Very Good Sheets

They feel even better than they look.<p>Bed sheets might not always take top billing on your list of priorities—but they really should. A great pair of sheets makes your bed, your sleep, and your hair better. A quality set instantly improves your home. Here are some of the best.

Common male condition linked to vascular disease

For the first time, a common male medical condition has been linked to an increase in heart disease.<p>Researchers from Stanford University's Medical …

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners Do Every Day

Successful people all over the world have embraced this daily habit as the quickest path to success and the easiest way to gain a competitive edge.<p>I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as …

Self-improvement

Budget Build-It-Yourself Kitchen Cabinets That Aren't IKEA

There are basically three different ways to get cabinets into your kitchen. You can have them custom-built to fit the space. This is very expensive. …

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Smartphone addiction causes an imbalance in the brain that makes people tired and anxious, study finds

People's smartphone addiction could be causing an important imbalance in the brain, according to a new study.<p>The research looked at people who were …

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Food

We're Working Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”<p>Nurses do the work that neither hospitals nor patients could live without, which comes at an ever-increasing physical and emotional cost, as they are expected to aid sicker patients for longer hours with …

We should all be taking saunas right now

Things are hotting up in the world of sauna research. Previously, anecdotal claims of possible benefits were rarely backed up by medical evidence. But recent studies have shown that taking a regular sauna can be extremely good for your health—alleviating and preventing the risk of common acute and …

Wellness

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Fit in my 40s: ‘If you breathe properly, it will improve skin, sleep, digestion, mood’

Esther Nagle is teaching me to breathe by Skype. If you breathe properly, filling your lungs from the belly to the throat, it will improve everything: skin, sleep, digestion, even impending Christmas stress. First, you must concentrate. “It’s not meditation – that has a precise meaning. We call it …

Meditation