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12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Here's The Jewelry Every Woman Should Own Beyond The Diamond Necklace

Diamonds might be a girl’s best friend, but a gold statement necklace is her trusty wingwoman, pulling together any outfit in the snap of a clasp. Americans spent an estimated $4.8 billion on jewelry for Valentine’s Day in 2015, much of it toward delicate jewels and romantic diamonds that aren’t …

13 Tricks to Opening a Beer Without a Bottle Opener

Because drinking shouldn't require special equipment.<p>Like the many hacks that have uncorked countless wine bottles sans corkscrew, there are plenty of tricks to popping off a beer's metal cap when you are without a bottle opener. All you need is a little leverage.<p>1. Keys<p>Use your dominant hand to …

Alcohol

The Ultimate Minimalist Pasta

Looking for an amazing recipe to shake up your weeknight pasta repertoire? The best answer might just be the simplest.<p>Cacio e pepe is Italian for …

What Every Beginner Needs to Have in Their Makeup Kit

Makeup beginners, don't be confused by the thousands of products on the cosmetic shelves. From eyelash curlers to kabuki brushes, there are so many …

19 Hacks for Mastering Solo Travel

As soon as you check in, pick up a card or brochure with the hotel’s name and address (and ideally a map) on it. This way if you get lost, you can …

I Love My Long-Distance Marriage

We don't live on the same continent, not even the same house.<p>I live in New York. Mikey lives in Mumbai. We got married seven months ago. Neither one of us moved.<p>Mikey and I met nearly eight years ago in Mumbai and immediately we recognized each other as fellow travelers. We both had the good …

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet

When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered why these powerful and wealthy …

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff is getting her sweet, sweet revenge

Local police raided several properties belonging to the leader of the opposition, Eduardo Cunha, according to the BBC.<p>Cunha is the speaker of Brazil's lower house, and initiated impeachment proceedings against Rousseff, which started last week.<p>The raid on his properties was named "Catilinarias"— a …

11 steps to ensure you’re never left saying ‘I’ve got nothing to wear’

Few things highlight the futility of human existence more poignantly than the Festive Sequin, especially when that sequin – it’s generally sequins in the plural – lies on the floor, detached from its intended resting place, and you haven’t even got it out of the store.<p>The problem is that in a …

Clothing

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight

These hearty dishes will keep you full and put more pep in your step in the morning.<p>Eating soon after you wake up may give your metabolism a boost—and if you choose wisely, it could also aid in weight loss. The key ingredient? Protein, which not only decreases levels of ghrelin (a …

6 Easy Ways To Improve Your Office Coffee

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist</i><p>Offices are all about productivity, and productivity is all about coffee. Which basically means automatic single-cup brewing systems make a lot of sense. Just like sweatshops!<p>These days, though, there's no excuse for coffee to taste like crap, even if …

Lose Weight with this $50 Grocery Shopping List

A new study by Eat This, Not That! magazine advisor Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, found that a woman’s weight can be …

Nutrition

7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my favorite slow cooker recipes to heat up this fall.<p><b>1.</b> …

Cooking

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

10 New Rules For Finding Cheap Flights

It seems as if someone posts or prints a set of air ticket buying tips every day now, and most of those tips belong to the "round up the usual suspects" family: Be flexible, check alternate airports, fly a low-fare airline, visit all the websites, buy domestic tickets two months in advance and …

Apps To Motivate You to Work Out: Tep, Pact, Zombies, Run!

We all know exercise is important to maintain a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle, but plenty of us will use just about any excuse to skip a workout. Luckily, there are these fun apps to help make us accountable and get our butts to the gym!<p>If you were a Tamagotchi fan in the 90s, then you'll love …

How To Successfully Quit Your Job and Move Abroad

We all dream of that moment: the day when you gracefully hand in your two weeks notice and decide you're going to quit your job, follow your dreams and move abroad. Shortly after graduating from college I was living in New York City, working with a company that I loved and making over 55,000 a …

29 Productivity Apps To Help You Rule The Office

It’s no secret that technology has made our lives a <i>lot</i> easier, especially with the advent of smartphones and apps that can track anything from your heartbeat, to the amount of time you waste on Facebook. However, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. So here’s a list of 29 of apps …

How to Do Your Makeup and Hair for a Job Interview

With the ensemble for your job interview all set, the next step is to determine what to do with your hair and makeup, which can be a task in itself. …

Townhome construction ramping up in Denver

Townhomes are making a comeback in metro Denver, and the current construction wave is skewing more urban and expensive than in past decades.<p>“Our …

Real Estate

Sephora + Pantone Team Up to Help Find Your Perfect Concealer and Lipstick

By now, every beauty obsessed babe knows—and loves—Sephora’s Color IQ foundation shade matching system. Launched in 2012, this free color matching …

Makeup

Ten Bad Money Habits

It’s easy to fall into bad habits that hurt our financial goals. Here are ten bad money habits and ways to overcome them. How many are you guilty …

Personal Finance

Nike Roshe One Flyknit Premium "Black"

Premium leather hits the Flyknit version of the Roshe.<p>A clean black colorway of the Roshe One has been given the premium treatment by Nike Sportswear. Built atop the silhouette’s signature white sole unit, this black edition of the Roshe One Flyknit Premium comes with a tonal upper as Flyknit …

Shoes

The Best Peach Cobbler Is Also a Simple Peach Cobbler

I'm going to make you a promise: This peach cobbler will glow like a setting sun. It will fill your kitchen with the smell of warm butter, gentle spice, and end-of-summer love. It'll be crisp yet tender, rich yet wholesome, and juicy in all the right ways. But it will not, in any way, be an …

Baking

9 Weight Loss Smoothies’ Recipes For Fat Burning

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit and vegetables, with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners.[1]<p>…

Nutrition

The Role of Public Investment in Gentrification

Neighborhoods don't transform only because rich people suddenly decide to move there.<p>Much of the conversation around gentrification essentially blames the people moving into urban neighborhoods. This feeling—that anyone who might be described as a gentrifier is doing something wrong—has even …

Urban Design

10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes We All Make

Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.<p>Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.

How To Write an “About Me” Page That Gets You Hired

About pages are hard. You have one page to summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way. No …

Writing

Meet Stromae, the most famous pop star you've never heard of

Ask an average New Yorker what they think of Stromae, and they’ll likely say something along the lines of, “Heh? Strom-y? Like pastrami? Wait, what …

Music