J.R. Stover

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How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Fitness

Meditation Master Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn Breaks Down the Jedi Mind Trick

Meditation has gone mainstream and is no longer the exclusive practice of yogis, peace-loving hippies or Jedis. Univision’s Enrique Acevedo caught up …

Mindfulness

To The Mom Questioning Her Drinking Habits

I see you. I know you are so, so <i>tired</i> of making rules for yourself only to break them in the same day. I know you want more for your life and have a …

Parenting

Spring Creeks: Words Aren't Enough

<i>Crystal clear.</i><p><i>Bug factory.</i><p><i>Low gradient.</i><p><i>Constantly cold.</i><p><i>Lush vegetation.</i><p><i>Year ‘round.</i><p><i>Lots of big, wild, selective, spooky trout.</i><p>Each statement …

Fishing

How to Get Rid of Snakes

Does the thought of a snake slithering around your home send shivers down your spine? Then check out our top tips for how to get rid of snakes.<p>Unless …

Zoology

Trump's Fox News Addiction Is Even Worse Than We Knew

The network's chief blowhard, Sean Hannity, is reportedly getting Cabinet-level input.<p>Donald J. Trump is an experiment in real time, but with no control group. His surreal tenure is an attempt to answer the question: <i>W</i><i>hat if we elected someone who does not read and gets all his information from</i> …

Donald Trump

The 10 best places to go on vacation this summer in the US, according to TripAdvisor

1/<p>10. Nantucket, Massachusetts<p>GagliardiImages/Shutterstock<p><b>Average summer nightly hotel rate:</b> $664<p><b>Average summer domestic round-trip airfare:</b> $224 (to …

Air Travel

Including These Words In Your Real Estate Listing Could Boost Your Home’s Sale Price

If you’ve lived in a home for any significant period of time, chances are you’ve grown attached to many of its fabulous parts, from the kitchen you …

Real Estate

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

On May 12, 2018 by admin<p>Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the …

Plants

8 Deceptive Business Practices of Travel Companies: A Reference Guide

In recent years, travel companies — including but not limited to airlines, lodging companies rental car companies, and cruise lines — seem to have …

Flying

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

The Results Are in, and These Are the Best Cities on the Coast to Raise a Family

From baby’s first sandy footsteps to teenager’s first heart-stopping spin on a surfboard, the memories of watching children grow up near the beach …

Country Lifestyle

The Top 12 Attractions in Fort Myers, Florida

Known as the gateway of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers has been a major tourist destination for decades. Way back when, Thomas Edison and his good …

Fort Myers

Where to Go in Europe: A Cheat Sheet to Top Destinations

You want to go to Europe, but don't know where to start your travel research. From picking a country to choosing between big metropolises and quiet …

European Travel

In Spain, Many Travelers Fall Victim to These Common Schemes

Three days into a recent road trip along the Costa Brava region of northeastern Spain, my boyfriend and I stopped in the seaside town of Sant Feliu …

Credit Cards

10 of the best UNESCO world heritage sites in France

France boasts a staggering number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – 43 of them, which is more than almost any other country in Europe (only Italy and …

France

10 Best Things To Do On Your First Visit To Florence

Shares 61<p>Florence is one of Italy’s most popular cities to visit, especially for first-timers. Not only is Florence the art capital of the world, …

Italy

The Most Effective Consequences for Teenagers

Just because your teen has outgrown time-out (most of them would like to be sent to their rooms), doesn't mean you can't instill effective …

Parenting

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

Workouts

9 Running Tips for People Who Want to Become Runners

Ready to chase your weekend warrior dreams, but aren't sure where to start? Two running coaches help de-mystify the process.<p>Spring marks the time of year when every single person you follow on Instagram seems to be posting a perfectly-framed post-marathon photo, wearing a suspiciously perky smile …

Marathons

Retiring travel editor names his Top 10 trips

Over my 20-year career writing travel stories for the Seattle Times, a question I’ve fielded (happily, I should say) when meeting someone for the …

Costa Rica

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Here's the Cheapest Flight to Europe From Every U.S. State

It's the golden age of flights to Europe. Price wars have pushed fares down so low that it's no longer mind-boggling when an airline offers a one-way …

European Travel

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

The Dope on Dopamine

For the past several decades scientists have been investigating possible connections between ADHD and one of the main chemical messengers in the …

Neuroscience

30 Dreamy Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

(Image credit: Caesarstone)<p>As the weather gets warmer, cooking alfresco is so much better than staying cooped up inside your kitchen. Dinner parties …

Luxury Lifestyle

5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …

5 Ways to Forgive People (Even Those Who Don’t Apologize)

Studies show people who forgive have less depression, use less medicine, have more energy, and are more satisfied with life. All that sounds …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits