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12 Whole-Food Swaps Under $10 That Make Clean Eating Easier Than You'd Expect

Eating better isn’t about cutting out entire food groups, eating low-fat everything, or guzzling juices or shakes. Deprivation diets are no way to …

This Is What Elle Macpherson's Supermodel Diet Looks Like

Straight from her nutritionist.<p>They don't call runway veteran Elle Macpherson "The Body" for nothing. These days the OG supermodel spends less time in front on camera and more on building her wellness empire starting with WelleCo., her own supplement brand.<p>As for how Macpherson maintains that …

Wait … is that a rule? Ten everyday grammar mistakes you might be making

Before their workshop at the NGV Art Book Fair in Melbourne, writing studio the Good Copy shares some tips<p>1. Mistaking style issues for errors<p>Should you use italics for movie titles? Do you put full stops inside or outside quotation marks? Is the Oxford comma for all lists … or just some lists? …

Linguistics

In the Age of Loneliness, Connections at Work Matter

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Loneliness is a feeling we’d all like to avoid. Research shows it’s terrible for our health; it diminishes cognitive performance and the immune system, increases the risk of heart disease and dementia and hastens early death. And the psychological effects are just as bad; studies show that …

New York City

When a Picture Is All You Have Left

We all know the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words," but we never quite realize how true that is until a picture is all you have left.<p>From the day our Shih Tzu, Hunter, was born, May 10, 2005, until that the day that he died, October 3, 2015, words cannot express the love I had for him. He …

Pets

Choose your online armor with the virtual private network that’s best for you [Deals]

Encrypting transactions, bypassing location restrictions, anonymizing browsing — the reasons for connecting to the web through a virtual private network are many, but so are the options. Luckily we’ve found four VPN services that are going for a fraction of the normal price, meaning instead of …

11 tips for calming your nerves before a big presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

Public Speaking

7 Ways to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

You are interacting with a child and you catch yourself being short. You realize your patience has worn thin, and you are not emotionally available at this moment. As a parent, loved one, caregiver or authority figure, you want the child to feel appreciated and understood, but are not able to give …

Self-help

You're Closer to Understanding Your First Serious Camera Than You Think

With apologies to some of our more experienced members, today we are going to reach out to people who are brand new to serious photography. Those …

Cameras

14 Easy 5-Minute ‘Dos MADE for the First Day of School (Or Work ;)

If there is one thing we wish we could magically wake up to in the morning (besides Chris Pratt, of course), it’s beautiful, frizz-free hair. We are still waiting for <i>The Jetsons’</i>s hair machine that could easily fix all of our styling problems. But in the meantime, we’re sharing 14 updos that will …

Hairstyling

10 Super Foods that Will Sharpen Your Focus and Memory

How much easier and better would work and life be if you were able to effortlessly stay focused when you want and your memory was a sharp as razor?

10 Fruits to Add to Your Water That Will Totally Benefit Your Body

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock / Bolarkina Marina</i><p>Just add some fruit and you're on your way to fresh flavors and better health.<p>The list of health benefits that come from staying hydrated is endless. Hydration is important, but people drink a wide range of liquids to help with other day-to-day issues, …

Nutrition

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

11 Reasons Why Dehydration Is Making You Sick And Fat

Adverse effects from not drinking enough water include digestive, skin, bladder and kidney problems, fatigue, and even headaches. We need water as …

Wellness

Herbal Skin Care Basics: Tools, Ingredients, Recipes - Natural Health

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health <i>by Rosemary Gladstar (Storey Publishing, 2008). In this inspirational guide to a</i> …

Alternative Medicine

Got Ticklish Feet? We Have Great News About Your Health

Feet are growing! According to the UK's College of Podiatry, the average shoe size is now two sizes bigger than in the 1970s.<p>Turns out not all …

How To Make A Coconut Oil Scalp Treatment | Health & Natural Living

This coconut oil scalp treatment is really easy to do and will leave your head and your hair feeling better than ever.<p>It will be free of flakes, it …

The Best Looks from Couture Spring 2014

As glamorous haute couture creations take to the runway in Paris, we're compiling the top one-of-a-kind looks to note. Follow our edit here.<p>As glamorous haute couture creations take to the runway in Paris, we're compiling the top one-of-a-kind looks to note. Follow our edit here.

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 20, 2014 85<p>In true Jessica fashion, I have a new favorite meal.<p>No shock value there, as my …