Kelly Liu

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How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

Torture Is Who We Are

A country, like a person, is what it does.<p>Torture, declared President Obama this week, in response to the newly released Senate report on CIA interrogation, is “contrary to who we are.” Maine Senator Angus King added that, “This is not America. This is not who we are.” According to Kentucky …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Self-help

10 Things Solo Travel Taught Me About Relationships

This summer, my four-year relationship ended. So naturally, I booked a two-and-a-half week trip to Croatia and Iceland. By myself.<p>At the time, there was a part of me that thought I could run away from my heartbreak (spoiler alert: I couldn't) and come back healed and unscarred (spoiler alert: I …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

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How to Get the Body of a Victoria's Secret Angel

The fitness gurus at Ballet Beautiful, modelFIT, Brooklyn Body Burn and Barre Core on the moves to master.<p>Basic math says that if the four secrets to looking flawless in your underwear under bright lights are superhuman genetics, serious restraint when faced with fries, a really good self-tanner …

4 Moves to Power Up Your Yoga Practice

If you thought you couldn't combine yoga poses and strength-training exercises, you thought wrong.<p>You don't have to be <i>just</i> a yoga person or <i>just</i> a weight-lifting person. In fact, the best thing for your body is to work a healthy dose of both into your gym schedule.<p>The routine below takes that …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

5 Things That Drive Interviewers Totally Nuts

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Having spent the last decade recruiting, I’ve had …

An Enlightened World With Heart Intelligence

No one talks about an enlightened world these days. There are just too many challenges, so much suffering. But maybe if we identify the source of an enlightened world, receive it in our own lives, this knowledge will spread. Heart intelligence is something much easier to understand and manifest …

You Are What You Eat? You Are What You Repeat

In the age of chia seeds, gluten free everything and the popularity of Whole Foods, books like <i>Fast Food Nation</i>, almond milk and the organic and green juice revolution, we've all heard "You are what you eat." Most of us want to live long and stay strong, so we consciously do our best to eat what …

Gluten-Free

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Goodreads Choice Awards Winners 2013: The Complete (Amazing!) List

Maybe you're a magazine gal. Maybe you just need something to pass the time on the train. Maybe, like this writer, you belong to a book club at the …

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

Food & Dining

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

8 Tricks To Finding More Meaning At Work

<i>By Morten Hansen and Dacher Keltner</i><p>Do you experience meaning at work -- or just emptiness?<p>In the United States people spend on average 35-40 hours working every week. That's some 80,000 hours during a career -- more time than you will spend with your kids, probably.<p>Beyond the paycheck, what does …

Dear Cancer, This Is How You've Made Me Thankful

Earlier last month, I once again experienced the profound shock of losing a close family member to cancer. And the emotions which I have experienced again and again flooded back to me in a wave of tears, grief, and despair. The left side of my brain was wracked -- I tried to find the logic as to …

Middle School

What You Can Do When Someone's Upset

Claudia and I have a deal. When she's really annoyed and needs to vent, she calls me. Beyond being a very close friend -- Claudia is one of my "Trust Tree" friends -- it's been our deal for 18 years. Our pact started because one afternoon, when things weren't going the way she wanted them to go she …

The Hidden Sources of Attraction

<b>Your Conscious Mind Isn't Necessarily Your Best Guide</b><p>We are attracted to people for many different reasons, some of them conscious, some unconscious. Some of the conscious reasons have to do with how the person looks, how they act, the sound of their avoice, the sensation of their touch, and other …

The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail -- but Some Don't by Nate Silver

<b>Recommended by Don Bailey</b><b>CEO, Questcor Pharmaceuticals (#1)</b>Nate Silver has become a statistical sensation after building a predictor for baseball and accurately guessing the 2008 presidential election. The CEO of the highest-ranked company on our list of America's Best Small Companies recommends …

The Beauty of Lifting Heavy Weights

Prepare to push your muscles harder than ever<p>"Why wouldn't women want to lift weights?!" says Nadine Steklenski as she racks her barbell and backs out of the power cage. The 40-year-old director of design for Target Corporate in Minneapolis has just set a personal record (PR) of 123 pounds, and she …

Why There Are No Atheists at the Grand Canyon

Any fool can feel religious around the holidays. When the entire Judeo-Christian world is lit up — literally — with celebrations of faith, family and …

The Trek to Annapurna Base Camp

During the Nepal leg of my recent bicycle ride around the world, I took time out of the saddle to hike into the Annapurna Base Camp. It was an eight-day adventure that lead me high into the Himalayan Mountains to the staging area for attempts on Annapurna, the world's 10th highest mountain.<p>This is …

Dining Rooms

License to Eat: Why You Shouldn’t Deprive Yourself This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, have your mashed potatoes and eat them too.<p>That advice, surprisingly, doesn’t come from you grandmother but from more dieticians …

How to Bounce Back When Life Falls Apart

Seven years ago my own life did and I survived.<p>I make it a rule to never take advice from someone who hasn't been there, so I'll share with you what happened, and then I'll share how I got through my own personal tunnel of hell.<p>In a 30-day period I lost it all. My money, love, health, a baby, …