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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

7 Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

Plus, easy fixes that will have you running smarter AND burning more calories<p>Surprise: Running on a treadmill is not only about putting one foot in front of the other. With a few tweaks to your form, habits, and plan, you can get so much more out of your indoor running workout. The best place to …

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Brené Brown's Top 4 Life Lessons

As unique as we all are, an awful lot of us want the same things. We want to shake up our current less-than-fulfilling lives. We want to be happier, …

Positive Thinking

Things You Have To Learn On Your Own

You have to learn to be strong. Strength is something that people often see as keeping one’s self together at all times – never falling and never …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

7 Ways to Renew Your Life Today

Just like a loaf of bread that's been left out too long, life can sometimes seem stale if we let routine take over. We get comfortable with <i>what is</i> and ignore what <i>could be</i>. Being present is important -- it's the foundation of Power Living and experiencing the special moments in life. However, …

Life Coach Help: The Questions Coaches Say You Need To Be Asking Yourself

By Leigh Newman<p><i>Ellie Gordon, a personal and executive life coach, helps us figure out what we</i> really <i>need to be thinking about when we’re looking for lasting, hard-to-make change.</i><p><b>1. Can I Replace The Word 'Afraid' With The Word 'Alert'?</b><p>"An artist client recently introduced me to this question," says …

Do You Embrace These Contradictions? They’re Important for Happiness

I get a big kick out of the page of my bank statement that reads, “This page intentionally left blank.” No, it’s not blank. It has that notice …

Try Doing Some Creative Work When You're in a Bad Mood

When you're feeling cranky or upset, it might feel like the worst time to tackle a problem or do something creative. A study by the British …

Creativity

Positive Procrastination: Getting Stuff Done, Intuitively

I relish a good organizational system (love getting stuff done) as much as creative freedom. The answer for me (and maybe for you) is structured flow.<p>…

Things It Took Me Way Too Long to Learn

Tales from a 41-year-old. Wisdom—and the woeful path that preceded it—for all ages.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>1. Standing up for yourself isn't pouring water …

Martha Beck: 5 Things to Cross Off Your Bucket List Today

They say it's never too late. But of course it is—for all the things that waste your time, drain your energy and make you feel anything less than …

It’s Not Over: Failure Is Success in the Making

<b>“A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” ~James Joyce</b><p>Everyone has a story of failure and disadvantage—those things we wish were done …

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10 Characteristics of Good Problem Solvers

Good problem solvers are good thinkers. They have less drama and problems to begin with and don't get overly emotional when faced with a problem. They usually see problems as challenges and life experiences and try to stand above them, objectively.<p>Good problem solvers use a combination of intuition …