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15 Books You’ll Wish You Read Sooner

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Books

Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Harvard University's popular course on Buddhism returns with an interactive feature and great content.<br>Read More

Spirituality

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

One Perfect Cake, Unlimited Ways to Customize It

I love an everyday cake. Not necessarily a cake that you eat every single day—just one that you <i>could</i>, and one that doesn’t require much fanfare or intense grocery shopping. One that you can whip up with ease, even on a Tuesday; one that you’d be proud to take to a dinner party; one that is low-key …

Dessert

7 Google Play Music playlists to get your blood pumping while you work out

Your best workout tool isn't a dumbbell or treadmill: it's your music!<p>January is a month many of us promise to start getting back to the gym to …

Fitness

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

You’re settling into bed following happy hour with your new coworkers when you get an email from your boss. Your anxiety levels immediately spike …

Our 25 Favorite Oprah's Book Club and Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Picks

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail<p>In her early 20s, Cheryl Strayed was mourning the premature death of her mother. She drifted for a while, unable to cope with her grief. Strayed decided to take herself away from everything by hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from Southern …

How to Make Fire Cider

For when the sniffles hit you hard<p>It’s been freezing (like, really, really freezing) in many parts of the world recently. Naturally, with the bitter …

14 books that will change your life in 2018

It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. Fortunately, there’s one simple solution — and no, it’s not hiring an expensive life coach, therapist or …

23 Items Every Woman Should Have In Her Wardrobe In 2018

Time to dress for success.<p>Tis the season for New Year's resolutions, where we pledge to embrace our better selves in the year to come. And while many people look to work out more, or maybe change their eating habits, some of us might have different fish to fry. Think nailing a promotion, traveling …

Clothing

The One Foundation Every Woman Over 30 Should Use, According To A Dermatologist

Everyone's skin ages over time, but many women over 30 have a hard time finding makeup that compliments their skincare needs. According to Los …

41 Insanely Innovative Products On Amazon Trending With Millennials

There’s nothing millennials love more than some instant gratification — think: full seasons of television shows always available, the answer to …

Shopping

Simon Sinek explains why you should be the last to speak in a meeting

Leadership expert Simon Sinek has made a career out of explaining what makes good leaders great ones. When it comes to meetings, he has one big piece …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Viral

Use These 5 Steps to Quickly Become an Expert in Anything

To become an expert, stop thinking of yourself as one.<p>If you are going to run a business, you need to be an expert. An expert is really just someone who is trusted enough to lead. To be trusted enough to lead others and to lead innovation requires ability, results, andconfidence. If you are not an …

Set Up These Routines To Help Your Home Run More Smoothly

A few tried and true tips to up your efficiency.<p>By<p>When my dear friend Billy told me he had described himself to a date as “kinda messy,” I told him …

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight (Even If You Have No Time in the Morning)

I’m a big believer in breakfast, especially if you’re trying to shed pounds. Among the people I counsel, I find that those who skip the morning meal …

The No Excuses At-Home Workout You Can Do Every Single Day

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

This Mom's Hack May Be the Trick to Stopping Your Kids' Constant Bickering

At the end of a long day of work, the last thing you want to come home to is your kids at each other’s throats. Which is why we’re thankful that this …

The 9 Best Leadership Books to Buy in 2018

Alexander the Great once said that he wasn’t afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. He was afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. So how do …

6 simple rules for easy weight loss

Liz Josefsberg’s “Target 100” weight-loss plan goes beyond the standard diet and exercise: She also urges her readers to think about stress, sleep …

If You're Looking for Something to Read in 2018, Barack Obama Has 10 Suggestions for You

The ex-president has time on his hands these days. He's used it to catch up on his reading.<p>What's the former president been doing all last year since leaving office in January 2017? There was jury duty, a few speeches, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and of course some golf, but it looks like our …

Tone your entire body with this resistance band workout from master trainer Charlee Atkins

Welcome to Week One of Well+Good’s (Re)New Year Challenge! For Workout Two, Charlee Atkins—CSCS and SoulCycle master instructor—is sharing a …

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book

Doing OK? Congrats! Now learn how and why so many of your fellow citizens are struggling.<p>How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book …

My Year of No Shopping

Nashville — The idea began in February 2009 over lunch with my friend Elissa, someone I like but rarely see. She walked into the restaurant wearing a fitted black coat with a high collar.<p>“Wow,” I said admiringly. “Some coat.”<p>She stroked the sleeve. “Yeah. I bought it at the end of my no-shopping …

Three Books To Power Up Your New Year

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is that I get some breathing room in my calendar. I love to use this time to spend time with friends and family, to work on projects and certainly to catch up on my reading.<p>If you want to take time to read to improve your professional life, there are …

Leadership

11 Brilliant Books To Help You Start Your 2018 Off Right

Things To Do<p>Forget the strain of 2017, we're starting the new year with a fresh, positive state of mind<p>The start of the year is typically a time for …

17 Homemade Ingredients To Make Now & Enjoy All Year Long

Sure, you can start kitchen projects any time of year. But there’s something about January 1st that makes from-scratch baking and cooking feel especially aspirational—and manageable. Maybe it’s the optimism of resolutions, the chilly weather that pushes us indoors, or just the extra time of a …

Recipes

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Wealth Gap Isn't a Crisis, It's a Good Sign

The wealth gap is getting a great deal of attention recently. <i>USA Today</i>, CNN, and the Urban Institute have all recently published stories chronicling …