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Science Says Only 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Time Management

Why Kids Always Have Energy: Their Muscles Recover In The Same Way As Endurance Athletes

Are you surprised? Thought not.<p>Ever wondered why kids run around all day and never seem to get tired? You’re probably not surprised to hear that a …

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

Just a few suggestions to start with.<p>As someone with very low tolerance for racist bullshit, I’ve managed to surround myself with white people who are cognizant of their privilege and strive to make the world a less terrifying and frustrating place for people of color. This means that I often deal …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

Recipes

An industrial chic home with a touch of glamor

We've seen our fair share of industrial apartments, but more often than not, they leave us wanting. Perhaps they don't have enough softness or …

Photographer Benny Lam has documented the suffocating living conditions in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats, recording the lives of these hidden communities

Hong Kong

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

What Does It Mean When ISIS Claims Responsibility For An Attack?

It's a simple, frequently recurring phrase: "The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack." But it raises some questions: Is the claim credible or just an empty assertion, and if it's true, what does "responsibility" actually entail?<p>Experts who closely follow the Islamic State say …

This Total-Body Workout Can Easily Be Done While Watching TV

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Intermediate Workouts<p>Workout You Can Do While Watching TV<p>This Total-Body Workout Can Easily Be Done While Watching TV<p>Shares<p>We …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

The Exact Routine This Dermatologist Uses to Fight Her Psoriasis

Step one: Washing with a pH-balanced cleanser.<p>My name is Whitney Bowe, M.D. I'm 37 and my skin issues are psoriasis, sensitivity, and sun damage. This is how I keep my complexion calm, clear, and glowing. (<i>Heal your whole body with Rodale's 12-day power plan for better health</i>.)<p>RELATED: This Is the …

Skin Care

The best workout to tighten loose skin

We outlined whether or not you can get rid of loose skin after major weight loss here. But how about what you can do about slightly sagging skin …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

This Little Gadget Helps You"Switch Off" Your Menstrual Pain

PMS. Ugh! That’s how most of us feel anyway<i>,</i> especially those who get such severe menstrual pain that they have to take medication. It’s either you turn to prescribed pills, or lie on the floor in fetal position.<p>Well, there may now be another option.<p><b>Livia</b> is a new gadget that helps women “switch …

How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you've been eating about the same and exercising a fair amount, you've put on a few pounds. Or, you came back from vacation only to realize you weren't bouncing back as …

17 Foods That Contain Chemicals & Food Dyes

You know the beautiful pink hue that makes a salmon fillet look so delicious? And the toasty brown color that makes your cinnamon-flavored oatmeal …

7 One-Pan Recipes—Because Who Has Time to Clean Up?

From “set it and forget it” Crock-Pot dinners to vegetarian meals with 5 or fewer ingredients, we love recipes that cut down on kitchen time …

Cooking

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

7 Overnight Oats Recipes That Make Breakfast a Breeze

It’s a quintessential breakfast item (that packs a serious nutritional punch), but oatmeal often gets unfairly typecast as bland. Plus, when getting …

Breakfast

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

The 15-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This core workout may be short on time, but it's high on intensity. Fitness instructor John Godfrey strategically builds in some rest time so you can …

20 All-Natural Spring Cleaning Tricks For the Kitchen

Sharing kitchen cleaning tricks is like handing out chocolates: More is never a bad thing! It follows suit that despite how much we love to test and share our favorite methods for stain-busting, pest-control, and grime-scouring, we also love to listen up.<p>I went back to a few of our past cleaning …

10 Minutes to Your Flattest Belly Ever

You have to mix up your moves to get cut abs, and this 10-minute workout does just that. After a short warmup, be prepared to go all out with a core-focused circuit filled with plank and roll-up variations that will leave your abs burning. For a fun twist on the basic plank, we use towels for …

Workouts

Freshen A Home With Just Two Ingredients

If you've got an active family, you know that keeping your home smelling fresh isn't always easy. Febreze is your best friend when it comes to …

Sensitive Skin

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Switch Up Your Cardio With This Metabolism-Boosting Workout Guide

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Alison, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>If there is something we love here at Fit Bottomed Girls, it's a quick HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout that will get your heart rate up, work all of your …

Exercise