Krystal Atkins

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10 Mistakes That Lead to Overeating

<b>2. You Eat By a Screen</b><br>Always chowing down in front of the TV or computer causes most people to overeat since they're not connected to the activity of eating. When your mind is focused on the plot of your show or all those e-mails, it's significantly harder to focus on how full you feel. Designate …

The Perks Of Coffee Drinks

Anything this good must be bad.<p>That's the prevailing attitude when it comes to caffeine, isn't it? We crave it. We guzzle it. Drinking coffee makes us feel good — better able to handle an overbearing boss or an unruly pack of toddlers. But then... we feel guilty about it, suspecting that sooner or …

Your Body on Yoga

At the same time, happy brain chemicals like GABA may rise, making yoga a natural treatment for your gloomy moods.<p><b>Nervous System</b><br>The triple threat of breathing, focus, and movement ignites the parasympathetic, or "rest and digest," nervous system, the antidote to the fight-or-flight stress …

Bra Fitting Guide

5 Pointers for Finding a Bra That Fits<p>Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right, ladies<p>Eighty-five percent of women wear the wrong bra size. Here's how to pick the perfect one.<p>Seek Expert Help<p>"The biggest mistake is not getting a professional fitting," says Intimacy bra-fit stylist Dee …

Easy Chicken Recipes

7 Beyond-Easy Chicken Recipes<p>Seriously—the longest one tops out at 30 minutes<p>People are eating more chicken than beef for the first time ever, reports Priceonomics. Why? It’s more affordable, easier to cook, and healthier—so it’s basically a no-brainer. Of course, you could always use an exciting …

The Dumbbell Workout Routine That Will Kick Your Butt

The 5-Minute Workout That Will Kick Your Butt<p>All you need for this fast-paced routine is a pair of dumbbells<p>Think you don't have time to work out today? Enter this 5-minute, high intensity routine. This workout was created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the new …

Why Is Nebraska So...Boring? Google Autocompletes For Every State

Why is Nebraska so ... boring?<p>Why is New York so ... expensive?<p>Why is Colorado so ... fit?<p>This map, which we first saw on Twitter via Josh Greenman of The New York Daily News, shows what the top autocomplete word is for every state.<p>What's yours?

Decorate Your Photos with Girls Emojis with This Free and Fun App

What’s the best way to get ready for an all-new episode of <i>Girls</i>? By adding emojis inspired by the show to your photos, of course. The app Instamoji …

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21 Mutts Muggin'

The hottest instagram trend is called Mutt Muggin and it's quite simple: put your mutt in a mug. The results are adorable.

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4 Breakfast Foods To Avoid (VIDEO)

Here at Healthy Living, we're big fans of breakfast. After all, a well-balanced morning meal can improve cholesterol levels, boost memory and keep you leaner.<p>But not all breakfasts are created equal.<p>In the clip above, Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, explains the problems with a few classic breakfast …

The Strange Reason You're Exhausted

Still think that cup of coffee after dinner won't screw with your slumber? Here's the thing: The participants didn't report <i>feeling</i> like they'd gotten less sleep, even though they had. But we're willing to bet you'll start to feel pretty groggy and sluggish if you're getting less-than-ideal sleep on …

Sex Tips

Top Ten: The Ultimate Hot-Sex Bucket List<p>Ditch your stale no-pants dance for these steamy moves<p>You probably have a list of things you want to do in your lifetime—complete a triathlon, swim with dolphins, skydive. But have you ever considered all of the steamy bedroom to-dos you may want to tackle? …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<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 …

Fifty Shades of Grey Poster Revealed: Jamie Dornan Suits Up as Christian Grey

The countdown to <i>Fifty</i> has begun.<p>The first poster for <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> has been released, whetting fans’ appetites for the big-screen version of …

Foods that increase happiness

Fortunately, there are plenty of yummy and satisfying options that will buoy your mood <i>and</i> slim you down.<p><b>HABIT: Carbo-Loading</b><br>There's a reason so many so-called comfort foods like mashed potatoes and lasagna are carb-based. Carbs fuel the production of serotonin, your brain's main feel-good …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

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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 …

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Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

<b>Frozen Chicken Breasts or Salmon Filets</b><br>You don’t even have to buy the frozen kind—you can buy them fresh and then freeze them yourself when you get home. When it’s mealtime, just defrost one in the microwave, and then broil, bake, or stir fry it as you wish. The protein in the chicken and the omega …

Have Super Sex All Month Long

Your menstrual cycle can affect your libido in incredibly hot ways. Follow these tips for more pleasure every day of the month.<p>You might hate your hormones for causing mood swings, cramps, and sporadic breakouts. But there’s a new reason to give them a break: Scientists are discovering that your …

Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

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Eating Healthy Just Got Easy With These 20 Recipes (PHOTOS)

Unless you've lost use of your taste buds, you understand the dilemma of eating healthy. With all the french fries, brownies and pizza in the world, how can we ever be expected to eat a salad?! Honesty, it can sometimes feel like a waste of stomach space.<p>But because making the smart decision …

The Simplest Health Tip Ever: Healthy Cooking Oil -- How to Cook with the Right Oils

The Oil Cooking Profile<p>No Direct Heat: Dressing or Finishing<br>(225°F or less)<p>Flax seed oil, unrefined sunflower oil, unrefined safflower oil, …