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29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

6 Ways To Be A Fabulous Partner

If you're aching finally to find love in the new year, forget about dating advice.<p>And if you want to improve your relationship, we have some surprising advice: forget about trying to make your relationship better!<p>Complaining that there are no good people out there or that your partner needs to …

If You're an Introvert, You Need to Read This

What do Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, Hillary Clinton, Michael Jordan, and President Barack Obama all have in-common? …

10 revealing facts about the porn habits of women

<b>India Summer and Ryan Driller in "Marriage 2.0" (Adam & Eve Pictures)</b><p>Women, they’re just like men! Not only do they watch their fair share of smut, their tastes are no less diverse<p>Anna Pulley<p>May 13, 2016 9:30am (UTC)<p>Nothing perplexes people quite like the combined topics of women and pornography. …

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day

Successful people think about their work--and themselves--differently than most. And so can you.<p>If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem …

Self-improvement

33 Wedding Hacks That Save Money And Add Charm To Your Big Day

Ebonye Gussine Wilkins and her husband, Andre, were 3,000 miles from their New York home, so their Santa Cruz, Calif., wedding would be an intimate affair, with just 25 family members and friends. Having a small wedding made for significant savings, but their cost-cutting hacks didn’t stop there. …

Weddings

A Colorful Backyard Wedding in Virginia

Laurie's law school friend didn't let nearly 100 miles stop her from setting Laurie up with a college pal. "Blake lived in Norfolk and I lived in Richmond," says Laurie (a 90-mile drive!), "but my friend insisted we meet. I'm so glad she did!" Their first lunch date turned into seven hours …

Weddings

14 Adult Coloring Books That Will De-Stress Your Life Without Meditation

Just add crayons (and wine!)<p>Need some new workout motivation? Been dying to get your hands on some adult coloring books? Look no further than the …

Meditation

9 Miracle Workout Moves That Solve Butt Sag and Arm Flab

Try them to get even better results from every squat.<p>Squats are a solid pick for anyone who wants a tighter butt. But the classic glutes exercise has one major flaw: It completely neglects your upper body. To turn your favorite butt move into an exercise that fires up your abs and gives your arms, …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight

Prepare to blast calories and stoke your metabolism.<p>Strength training is the best thing you can do for weight loss—and the reasons for that are as endless as the buckets you’ll sweat. For starters, resistance training burns hella calories by creating an “after burn” effect post-workout. It also …

Learning to parent my daughter, and myself, through anxiety

It is 10:30 at night and my 4-year-old should be asleep. Instead, she’s waiting for me at the top of the stairs. Lately she looks so big — little girlish with long legs and a defiant smile. But right now, she seems like my baby again, zipped up in pink footie pajamas and clutching her blanket.<p>“What …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

6 Kettlebell Moves for a Total-Body Workout

News flash: You don't need an extra-long gym session to get a great workout. In fact, quick bodyweight routines can be super effective at boosting …

I Meditated For 365 Days Straight. Here's What Happened

I started meditating on a whim. One of those #100daychallenges caught my eye, and since I had been a longtime sufferer of anxiety and overanalyzing …

Mysteries of the Zika Virus Stump Even the Experts

Zika virus shows up in urine, saliva and semen. And it seems to go right to the brain in fetuses, but nowhere else in their bodies.<p>So it's no wonder this once-obscure virus is mystifying even the experts.<p>Zika is spreading explosively across Latin America and the Caribbean. The islands of Bonaire …

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I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

Attention Fellow Introverts: It's Time to Stop Beating Ourselves Up

I crave time alone even when I'm lonely. How I'm learning to accept my introversion while pushing myself out of my comfort zone.<p>A few years ago, my best friend of over a decade called me and I chose not to answer. We were living in different states and hadn't seen each other in months; in his …

Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview

We think it’s safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by <b>Harper Lee</b>, <b>Jonathan Franzen</b>, and <b>Lauren Groff</b>, we …

12 Ways to Take Back Control of Your Life This Year

<b>1. Don't maintain relationships "just because."</b><p>Happy people do not give their time and energy to others out of proximity or convenience. Don't be friends with people just because you go to school with them, or just because they're family, or just because you work together. Curate your relationships …

How 6 People Lost Weight With the Help of Their Partners - Great Ideas : People.com

When it comes to losing weight, sometimes we need a helping hand. That strategy worked for two couples and one set of roommates featured in PEOPLE’s</i> …

The best books we read in 2015 - Vox

  <p><i>Words of Radiance</i> by Brandon Sanderson (fiction)<p>I spend my day writing about conflicts — like the war in Syria — that are vicious, depressing, and defined mostly by the lack of good guys and good options. <i>Words of Radiance</i>, a wonderfully detailed story of good versus evil and the second book in …

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6 Life Changing Health Tips To Transform Your Energy – Tyler Tolman

To be able to do all the things that allow someone to be successful you must have high energy levels. With this thought in mind, I interviewed <b>Tyler</b> …

Wellness

Happy Anniversary! 10 Lessons Barack And Michelle Obama Taught Us About Love

How much do Barack and Michelle love one another? Let us count the ways! If there is one thing that is absolutely undeniable about President Barack …

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

Comedy Issue<p><i>GQ</i> goes behind the scenes with the resident genius of <i>SNL</i> to see the sketch-comedy master in her element.<p>By Amy Wallace2 days agoView …

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

<i>Learn 11 things about sleep that parents can use to improve health and nighttime routines of their children.</i><p>American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.<p>Many kids and teens aren't getting enough sleep for a variety of reasons. In one large-scale …

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Megan Kimble Ate Unprocessed for a Year -- Here's Why

Tucson, Arizona-based author Megan Kimble spent a year eating only whole, unprocessed foods and wrote a book about it. <i>Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food</i> is the <i>Edible Baja Arizona</i> managing editor's first book and memoir and explores what eating unprocessed really means, why …