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The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

Decorating your house? Don't make these 7 mistakes!

Be it deciding on the wall palette, picking out a fabric for the upholstery or selecting the tiles for the bathroom, the job of an interior designer …

Home Decorating

The Most Effective Abs Exercise You're Not Doing

There’s no shortage of talk about what to do for strong abs. Crunches are a hotly debated move, planks (in all their forms) generally receive an …

Yoga

How Your Morning Skin Care Routine Should Change in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

A foolproof beauty regimen for every decade.<p>When it comes to skin care, there are two rules to remember: Persistence is key, and timing is everything. "I always say that at 20 years old you've got the skin you were born with, but at 50 you get the skin you deserve," says New York City–based …

10 tips to cut body fat — for good

1) Drop your calorie intake by 500<p>To slash fat, you must maintain a caloric deficit: consume fewer calories than you burn per day. Yet, often, we …

Nutrition

Better Complexion: The Best Nighttime Skincare Routine

Cleanser: Nightly<p>Before you use any other products, you need to clear the canvas with a cleanser. Do this every night, either in the shower or at the …

Skin Care

How to make a caipirinha, the Brazilian cocktail that could unseat the margarita

This popular drink isn’t far removed from its warm-weather buddies, and it’s all you’ll want to drink during the Rio Olympic Games<p>The most-ordered cocktail in the United States is the margarita. But during the run of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which continues until 21 August, it may be …

7 Brazilian Superfoods to Boost Your Skin Care Regimen

One step closer to becoming Gisele.<p>Not heading down to Rio to cheer on the U.S. athletes? No problem. You can enjoy the games from the comfort of your couch. And you can get into the spirit of the host country by beautifying yourself with the bounty of superfoods the land of tiny bikinis and …

Nine Things that Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Accelerate Fat Loss & Build Muscle Faster! | Poliquin Article

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The FIRST thing you should improve when you want to change your body by losing fat or putting on muscle …

Nutrition

Finished binging Netflix's Stranger Things? Pick up these 12 books next

Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> has captivated audiences with its sense of nostalgia, drawing from the works of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, and Stephen King. With the first season out and finished, we’ve been itching for our next hit of horror fiction that we can obsess over.<p>Books were a major …

Books

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Harvard Medical School

Six Habits Of People Who Make Friends Easily

The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar.<p>Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack of strong relationships increases your risk of premature death from all causes by 50%, according …

11 Genius Skin Care Tips Found on Reddit That Actually Work

When it comes to fighting summer skin care woes like acne, oiliness, sweating, and chafing, we don’t mind doing things that are a little out there—as long as they work. That’s why we scoured Reddit to find the tricks users swear by, and then ran them by dermatologist to discover the ones that will</i> …

The Most Affordable Ways to Prevent the Signs of Aging, According to Top Dermatologists

When I saw my first forehead wrinkle, my immediate thought was "Botox!" But then I calmed down and thought about it with a clear head. Botox is expensive, and there are a lot of things I can do before I resort to letting a needle quell my anxiety about aging. In fact, there are a bunch of simple …

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

Holistic Medicine

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Nutrition

100 Ways to Eat Eggs

Eggs take to just about anything you throw at them—or rather, to anything you thrown them <i>in</i>. From crack and splat to whisk and pour, they're your best friend in the kitchen from high noon to night. There are very few other ingredients that are so versatile, that can be cooked in so many different …

Breakfast

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

4 Men with 4 Very Different Incomes Open Up About the Lives They Can Afford

From a father on the poverty line to a CEO millionaire.<p><b>The median household income in America is $53,657.</b> Politicians draw $250,000 as the line between the middle and upper classes. And the true starting point of real wealth remains a cool $1,000,000. We asked four more or less typical men, each of …

Personal Finance

Zika Virus: How to Protect Yourself

As the summer nears, mosquito season heads into high gear.<p>With continued warnings about the Zika virus, it's no wonder that some travelers may be looking for Zika-free destinations for their summer vacations: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have already been …

The Skin-Care Products Top Dermatologists Swear By

What do you get when you combine world-class erudition, a degree in dermatology, and access to the best research in the world? No wrinkles, for starters. We've got the scoop on the skin-care products that dermatologists love unconditionally and use religiously.<p><b>Prescription retinoids.</b> These vitamin …

24 Natural Beauty Products Vogue Staffers Can’t Live Without

There’s a natural beauty movement sweeping the globe, as high-tech serums and creams are exchanged for something simpler—a damask rose mist, say, or a jar of coconut oil. That yen for wholesome products has gripped the Vogue.com offices, too, with editors responding to a call for their favorites …

Skin Care

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

When it's game time, are you usually the last one picked? Are you often referred to as the "skinny guy?" Can you eat massive amounts of food and …

Exercise

Jennifer Lawrence's Trainer Reveals the Star's Workout and Diet Secrets - Great Ideas : People.com

How does <b>Jennifer Lawrence,</b> creator of the epically caloric spaghetti-chili-pizza sandwich, still manage to slip into all those gorgeous Dior dresses? …

Fitness

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

The 10 best iPhone apps you should use in 2016

There's no shortage of great apps out there, but we've gathered 10 of the most interesting, useful iPhone apps you may not have used yet.<p>Here are the …

Make These 15 Small Changes If You Want To Become Happier And Healthier

So you want to be happier and healthier. If you want to make a life change for the better there are several different ways to get you there. It’s not …

Happiness

This Is What a Perfect Fat-Loss Diet Looks Like

Something could be the named the next weight loss superfood only to be dethroned within months. Researchers tell us to eat more of something, only to …