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Do You Know About Niacinamide Serums? A Dermatologist Explains Why You Need One

Let's say that you consider yourself to be an expert on all things skincare. You know all about hyaluronic acid and you've done your homework to find …

Immune System

The Better-Mood Diet: 7 Foods That Can Make You Feel Happier

Ever feel like you're searching for happiness in a sea of terrifying news alerts? Us too. While we can't do anything about the news, we can tell you …

Wellness

Trust Me: These Beauty Tools Took 10 Years Off My Face

For those who follow me on Instagram or are regular readers of my byline, you'll be more than aware of my skincare obsession. From the tender age of …

Skin Care

Creative card game will improve your design thinking

Whether you're a fresh-faced design school student or a seasoned art director, nobody is safe from the nightmare that is creative block. Thankfully, …

This 20-Minute HIIT Workout Is What You Need to Lose Belly Fat

Just about every fitness trainer, from famous ones like Jillian Michaels to not-so-famous ones like Champlain Valley CrossFit owner and head coach Jade Jenny, shares a clear message. If you want to lose belly fat, you need to focus on two main things. First, dial in your diet, eating whole foods …

Workouts

The founder of The Pomodoro Technique now has the perfect fix for inefficient meetings

The Pomodoro Technique was a game changer when it came into our world in the 1980s thanks to Francesco Cirillo. In order to be fully productive, he …

Time Management

Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Best exercises for women by age: What to focus on in your 30s, 40s and beyond

Women’s fitness often tends to focus on cardio, yoga or even conditioning, but any personal trailer will tell you, this isn’t enough.<p>Fitness expert …

Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

These 5 Exercises Will Help You Recharge After Sitting All Day Long

Glutes play an important role in protecting and supporting the lower back during many types of body movement, whether you're standing up, sitting …

Wellness

7 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Beets

You can't beat beets<p>After years of being relegated to the recesses of the salad bar buffet next to the shredded cheese and buttered croutons, beets …

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

The Magical Mineral That Can Improve Your Sleep and Energy

It’s also great for reducing fatigue and muscle recovery, too.<p>One of the most important mineral for our daily well-being, also happens to be one …

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Workouts

24 Splurge-Worthy Beauty Products You'll Never Regret Spending The Money On

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Skin Care

Main meals

The sun is out at last, so what better time to get in shape and lose some of the fat that may have been building up during the colder months?<p>Too much …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

5 Fifty Shades sex positions to set your climax free

Your inner goddess will thank you. Maybe.<p>A lot of the sex scenes from <i>Fifty Shades Freed</i> elicit a resounding "hell no" from me. Sorry, but I just don't find sex in a meadow erotic. Ticks, anyone?! But a select few are actually worth a shot if you're feeling brave, or have run out of Netflix shows to …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.<p>The 90/90 Test<p>This test can be used to check for imbalances, …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Yes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but all that indulging can leave us feeling somewhat sluggish and bloated come New Year.<p>There's nothing else for it but to hit the gym.<p>But let's be honest here: you don't want to spend any more time working out than you absolutely <i>have to</i> in …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

Memory Loss

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 …

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …