Kristen Ochs

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These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Dressed in excess: people put on all their clothes – in pictures

Canadian photographer Libby Oliver’s striking portrait series, Soft Shells, is a playful exploration of how people express themselves through clothes. It features individuals swathed in every item from their wardrobe, flashes of body parts only just visible. “Clothing is an immediate social cue,” …

Photography

Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California<p>The Post Ranch Inn, designed by famed local architect Mickey Muennig, overlooks the Pacific and offers 960-square-feet of glass and wood surroundings. In 1971 he arrived in Big Sur, where he fell in love with the solitude and geography of the storied region. He immediately bought …

Listed Building

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

If You Liked Gone Girl, You'll Love These Suspense Thrillers

For a long time, it seemed like maybe Liane Moriarty and Stephen King had cornered the modern market on the suspense-fiction genre. But no more: …

18 best places to visit in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Planning your 2018 vacation and starting to think about just going back to that place you went last year with the OK-ish beach and the mediocre cocktails?<p>C'mon, you know you can do better.<p>CNN Travel has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in …

Hot Springs

Shopping For Plus-Size Formalwear Is About To Become Less Of A Nightmare

"It’s to the point where I don’t really attend holiday parties because I’ve become so accustomed to not being able to find anything to wear."<p>Shopping for fashionable clothing above a size 12 is a challenge. Shopping for fashionable plus-size formalwear is nearly impossible.<p>Or it was, …

Where to Shop for Petite Plus-Size Clothes

Because “petite” shouldn’t automatically mean size small.<p>The frustrations of shopping for plus-size clothing are well-documented, and one particularly hard area is petite plus-size. When the average American woman is 5’4” and a size 16, you’d think the options would reflect that with shorter …

The Best Feng Shui Plants to Bring the Good Vibes Home

We already know that some plants have the ability to clean the air (literally). Self-purifying plants can filter the air of harmful chemicals, …

17 Affordable Bohemian Furniture And Home Decor Sites

Is your home in need of a redesign?<p>There are so many furniture and home decor sites, it’s hard to know where to start when you’re on a mission for cheap and affordable home decor. While it seems like mid-century modern is the ~aesthetic of the moment, there are so many other kinds of home decor …

The Best Sites For Affordable Mid-Century Modern Furniture And Decor, In One Exhaustive List

Hint: There are SO many sites to find postwar furniture styles other than West Elm.<p>We’re all familiar with West Elm and its upscale take on mid-century modern furniture, but what if you’re looking for affordable postwar styles that you <i>won’t</i> find in every apartment in Brooklyn?<p>It’s a tall order, but …

Furniture

The Only Piece of Exercise Equipment You Really Need at Home

Working out at home can solve many a problem—you can save money by not spending on a gym membership, you can work out on your free time without …

Bands

Royalty Free Images, Photos and Patterns for Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you! But …

Wall Art

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Vintage

20 Scrumptious Mocktails For A Refreshing Evening Of Non-Alcoholic Drinks

These drinks will be a hit with spirit sippers and teetotalers alike.<p>Sip on an invigorating drink that's as beautiful as it is tasty.

The Latest Korean Skincare Trend Will Even Out Your Skin Tone

Perhaps you've heard of putting milk on your skin to heal a sunburn or doing a yogurt mask to banish acne. Using dairy to heal your skin is nothing …

Skin Care

Take A Weekend Getaway In Hudson, New York

Some places do autumn better than others. This quaint, artsy town in the Hudson Valley is one of them.<p>It's <i>finally</i> fall. And we're not afraid to express a controversial opinion: Some places simply do autumn better than others.<p>One of those places is Hudson, New York. And, considering celebrities like …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Meditation

This 30-Day Challenge Will Sculpt Your Arms Like Crazy

Having strong arms is so much more than a pass to show off in sleeveless tops. It’s the key to being able to hold your own. “Every action you do in …

7 Best Exercises To Lose Weight At Home Easily

Our lives are so busy, finding the time to exercise can be a challenging task. If you don’t have the time to go to the gym every day, here are 7 …

How To Make Your Skin Look Crazy-Good With Just One Ingredient

For the last couple of years, I've seen beauty secrets that have been staples in South Asian countries for thousands of years suddenly become trendy …

A Beginner Yoga Workout With Lunges and Twists

So you’ve mastered the sun salutation, and you’re ready for the next step. This 26-minute beginner yoga workout will get you there.<p>First, you’ll …

The High-Intensity Workout That’s Easy on Your Joints

Forget the notion of intimidating boot camps with scary drill sergeants. This 37-minute workout is nothing like that. Fitness trainer Kelly Lee leads …

Step Aside, Tulum—These Are the Five Hottest Winter Escapes of 2016

The cold temperatures have set in and winter is finally here on the East Coast, which means it’s high time to get that warm-weather getaway booked. Convenient and au courant destinations like Miami and Tulum might be the first places that come to mind, and while they’re excellent options, why not …

How One Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar Will Totally Transform Your Skin & Hair

If you’re still only using apple cider vinegar in your salad dressings, you’re missing out. As odd as it might sound, the all-natural, all-purpose …

Skin Care

9 Lovely Plants That Can Stand Up to Drought

Linen Logic: 20 Tips for Taking Care of Your Bedding

New York–based Swedish designer Anki Spets has been making luxuriously minimalist bed linens for the past 25 years. I discovered her company Area via …