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The misunderstood psychology of weight loss — how to lose 30 pounds in 2016

<i>An extremely effective fat loss and muscle-building blueprint anyone can use.</i><p>There’s a huge connection between physical wellness and mental clarity. …

18 Charts That Will Help You Sleep Better

Because good sleep is glorious.

The 2015 Color of the Year (and 7 Ways to Decorate With It)

Pantone's surveyed the design, entertainment and tech fields to predict this year's "it" shade—and it instantly warms up any room. Here's proof.<p>And …

Top 10 Superfoods

If optimal health is your goal, there's no getting around your diet. Your physical health is a direct reflection of what you put into your body, and …

Inside a House That's Expertly Layered With Color and Texture

Creating a relaxed mood.<p>Bright or muted, shiny or matte...when it comes to yellow and green, it's the variations that create depth. Benjamin Dhong creates a relaxed mood in a California house with a rich color palette and beautiful textures.

The 33 Best Living Room Rugs To Elevate Your Lounge Space From Casual To Chic

Set the tone for your entire living space with the perfect rug.<p>There are room accessories as transformative as a good carpet. Looking to revamp your living space? Check out these 33 stunning rooms for evidence that the right rug can elevate any living room. Plus, discover our best bedroom rugs and …

Infographic: The Ultimate Guide To Workout Nutrition

The proud leader of the #bgg2wlarmy, Erika Nicole Kendall writes food and fitness, body image and beauty, and more here at #bgg2wl. After losing over …

Is Sugar The New Tobacco?

<i>By Elizabeth Svoboda for Men's Journal</i><p>You already know that eating too much sugar causes your teeth to rot and can lead to diabetes and obesity. But could it also trigger high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and possibly even cancer? That's the theory of a group of progressive …

Your Backyard Landscaping Strategy: Manicured Or Untamed?

Are you working on beautifying your outdoor space? Kate here, and I’ve been trying to get control of our front and backyard areas since we moved into …

20 Rock Garden Ideas That Will Put Your Backyard On The Map

Organic and natural materials should be anyone’s first choice when decorating the outdoors and having a <b>rock garden</b> should definitely be on your …

Hunters Hill House Built in Reference to the Clients’ Italian and Sri-Lankan Heritage

According to the creative team at <b>Arkhefield</b>, <b>Hunters Hill House</b> in Australia is a family home that celebrated the characteristics of the site with a …

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HOUSE TOUR: A "Plain Old Boring" Beach House Is Transformed Into A Vibrant Hamptons Home

The author of the novel The Idea of Him finds that, after her divorce, a new passion for surfing and bold splashes of color are the ultimate restoratives<p>The author of the novel The Idea of Him finds that, after her divorce, a new passion for surfing and bold splashes of color are the ultimate …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

A Happy California House With Colors Inspired by Nature

A palette of sunny yellow, juicy orange, and sky blue.<p>Inside and out, sunny yellow, juicy orange, and sky blue evoke the perfect California day. Designer Matthew Leverone uses color to reflect the perpetually perfect weather in Menlo Park.

30 Dumbbell Exercises Missing From Your Routine

If a workout consists of popping a squat on the 50-pound dumbbell to chat it up with friends, it may be time try something new. Dumbbell exercises …

Nature-Inspired Eye-Deceiving Wall Murals to Make Your Home Look Bigger

As wall murals are becoming increasingly popular in today’s interior design, these nature-inspired designs from PIXERS captured our undivided …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

My O My.. Best Thai Beef Salad Ever! Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Brush the beef with a little oil and char-grill, barbecue, or pan-fry till cooked to your liking.<p>(I recommend medium rare for this recipe, if you can …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

16 Stunning Black and White Rooms

The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble<p>The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble

10 Ways To Reduce Chemicals In Your Life with Coconut Oil | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Coconut oil might have been the most-talked-about-oil in 2013, and newsflash: it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Are you trying to reduce harsh …

Lionel Richie: "Success Is Lethal"

Music icon Lionel Richie was coping with his father's illness and going through a divorce when he received a third piece of devastating news: Doctors …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Crisp Asian Villa Design

Samujana’s Villa 20 peeps out over the brilliant oceanfront, through gently swaying tropical palm trees, beneath a lush lawned roof garden.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>A …

Hardscaping 101: Pea Gravel

How did pea gravel get its name? We’ll give you one guess.<p>As gravel goes, it doesn’t get any better. These rounded fragments of pea-size stone crunch …

The Perfect Mayonnaise and Three Easy Sauces from Alex Hitz

A luscious mayo with endless variations will transform your summer favorites — and it couldn't be easier to whip up.<p>Summer is BLTs, grilled flank steak, fingerling potato salad, and coleslaw. Summer is tomatoes from the garden, crisp, cold lettuces, farm-stand corn on the cob. Summer is lobster …

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