Tamara Robson

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9 Amazing Romantic Weekend Getaways Near Los Angeles

<b>How far from L.A.:</b> A solid two hours, the second of which is spent gaining altitude on a windy road.<b><br>Where to stay:</b> The Strawberry Creek Bunkhouse, …

The 45 Best Travel Films of All Time

Get ready for some serious wanderlust.<p>It's arguable that, more than any other piece of pop-culture ephemera, movies have the power to transport—to sweep you away on a European adventure (<i>Before Sunrise</i>), cross an African desert (<i>Out of Africa</i>), even send you to the never-before-seen Paradise Falls …

Agatha Christie

How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love)

Break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything. I say break the rules. Not the law, but break the rules / Arnold Schwarzenegger<p>Can …

5 Timeless Lessons From Betty White In Honor Of Her 93rd Birthday

What can be said about Betty White that hasn't been said already? She's a national treasure. From her start in the early days of television to her iconic turns as Sue Ann Nivens and Rose Nylund to her presence in our current pop culture landscape, White's career is a testament to the power of a …

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

As you read this, I'm flying back to The U.S. from China. Alone. While I was there, I ran a marathon. Alone. I stayed in a hotel room alone (mostly). I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone.<p>This is normal for me.<p>Sometimes, people ask, "Tyler, wouldn't you …

What If It Wasn't About Weight Loss

I am a personal trainer and a nutrition coach, and yes, I've struggled with an eating disorder. When I made the decision to go back to school for a degree in nutrition, after battling for years with my eating disorder, a lot of people thought I was crazy. How could I ever get over my "food problem" …

4 Crazy Simple Ways To Live More In The Moment

Mindfulness is one of those wellness buzzwords that is frequently tossed around, and with good reason. Numerous studies have shown it can lead to profound changes in both the mind and body.<p>To the uninitiated, however, the concept can sound vague, even intimidating. Sure, it's all about cultivating …

The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Laura Schlessinger<p>In her most provocative book yet, Dr. Laura urgently reminds women that to take proper care of their husbands is to ensure themselves the happiness and satisfaction they yearn for in marriage.<p>Women want to be in love, get married, and live happily ever after. Yet …

7 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough. From a safari journey around Africa to an extensive cross-country tour of the U.S., we've rounded up …

The Wars of the Roses

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Jones<p><b>The author of the New York Times bestseller The Plantagenets and The Templars chronicles the next chapter in British history—the historical backdrop for</b> <i>Game of Thrones</i><p><b>The inspiration for the Channel 5 series Britain's Bloody Crown</b><p>The crown of England changed hands five times over …

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

<i>"When people ask me a good book to read I don't know what to tell them. There are 200-500 good books." -- James Altucher</i><p>People often comment on how I am always reading something new and frequently ask for my a good book recommendation. It might be the most common (and most difficult) question I am …

Truths that Happy People Never Forget

Happiness got difficult when I moved to America.<p>As an immigrant teenager to the US, everything seemed shiny and bright, rich and colorful. And …

6 Decisions You'll Never Regret Making

We have a lot of decisions to make in our lives: Where to live, what job to pursue, what flavor coffee to drink. Some are obviously more serious than others, but regardless of the frivolity of some choices, we still are constantly making selections on a daily basis. And when we're unsure, it's hard …

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

• <b>Author:</b> Patricia Love Ed.D. & Steven Stosny PH.D<p><b>Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and<br>Dr. Steven Stosny’s How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It<br>reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness:</b><br>Love is <i>not</i> about better communication.<br>It's about …

5 Ways to Never Pay for Travel Again

<i>By: Jason Steele</i><p>Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to involve credit card fraud.<p>No, there's a kind of free travel where you enjoy business-class flights, luxury hotel suites, and champagne …

The Pursuit of an Attitude of Gratitude

I recently had my eyes dilated for an eye exam and it made the world temporarily a very blurry place, basically like swimming open-eyed under water. Certainly interesting but not practical! Attempting to navigate my daily activities in this state of brief impairment quickly proved impossible and it …

6 Best Long Distance Hikes in South America

The Andes are a mountain trail that runs down the heart of the continent, and while many of the most popular hikes in South America encounter this …

South America

What To Do When You Have No Idea What To Do With Your Life (9 action steps to start)

Once upon a time, I had no idea what to do with my life.<p>Actually, there were many times while I was in college and after when I was lost. Even when I …

Self-improvement

11 Ways to Stop Overeating After Your Workout

You must have sweated off hundreds of calories during that Spin class, so it’s totally okay to indulge in a bowl of ice cream when you get …

6 Tricks To Becoming A More Positive Thinker

<i>"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -- William Shakespeare</i><p>When something goes horribly wrong, our emotions hardly feel like a choice. It's logical to feel upset, angry or guilty about a negative situation, so it only makes sense to react accordingly, right?<p>Not entirely. …

All Joy and No Fun

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Senior<p>Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents?<p>In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to …

Here's The Science Behind Why Leaves Change Color In The Fall

Yes, people have been drinking pumpkin spice lattes for a month now. But fall doesn't begin officially until tonight, when autumnal equinox arrives. That means shorter days, cozy sweaters, and of course brilliant foliage.<p>But have you ever wondered why leaves change color in the fall, and why they …

I Just Want to Pee Alone

• <b>Author:</b> Jen Mann<p>Now a NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER. Motherhood is the toughest – and funniest – job you'll ever love. Raising kids is hard work. The pay sucks, your boss is a tyrant, and the working conditions are pitiful – you can't even take a bathroom break without being interrupted with another …

Summary of Wheat Belly

• <b>Author:</b> Instaread<p>Summary of Wheat Belly by William Davis | Includes Analysis <b><br>Preview</b>: <i><br>Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health,</i> originally published in 2011, is a passionate manifesto deriding modern wheat. Author William Davis identifies human consumption of …

How to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

Weight loss just got easier!<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you're not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simple ways to see those pounds melt away. Employ these 10 little tricks …

Fitness

The 7 Best Exercises for Women Who Wear Heels

You'll love these feel-good moves if you wear pumps all day long.<p>There's nothing like a pair of killer heels to make you feel put-together, confident, and sexy as hell. But wearing heels day in and day out can do a number on your feet, ankles, and calves. Here's what we mean: When you wear heels, …

Muscle

The Exercise That Works the MOST Muscle Groups

One move, so much sweat<p>Looking for a one-and-done exercise move? Meet the burpee. It works the most muscle groups from head to toe, says <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., so it’s a crazy-effective strengthener that will seriously get your heart rate up. Watch as Ator shows you how …

Fitness

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Yoga