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Cheapest and fastest routes for visiting US national parks

Summer is here and we all want to get out and explore, but time and money can put a damper on all those holiday dream plans. Thankfully, one travel site has created some itineraries that will help you get to the most US national parks in the least amount of your vacation time.<p>According to global …

10 Problems With How We Think

By nature, human beings are illogical and irrational. For most of our existence, survival meant thinking quickly, not methodically. Making a …

Critical Thinking

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

Self-help

The Best Kid-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

1 of 10<p>Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa, St. Lucia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, St. Maarten<p>3 of 10<p>Beaches Turks and …

Missing Faraway Friends? Throw a Spontaneous Virtual Party With This App

What if you could throw a virtual party whenever you want that your friends from around the world could attend at a second’s notice? That’s the idea …

The PCOS Treatment Doctors Don't Tell You About

How to treat polycystic ovary syndrome naturally—through nutrition, supplements and exercise.<p><i>Welcome to BAZAAR.com's first ever Period Month, where for an entire four weeks we'll be publishing stories devoted to your period. Our aim is to delve into what really happens during a woman's cycle—and</i> …

Women's Health

This Core Workout For Runners Will Make Your Abs Burn

Having a strong core will definitely up your running game. This 10-minute workout focuses on the abs, back, and glutes to help keep you stable as you pound the pavement. And, yes, your abs will likely burn at the end of the workout. Press play when you're ready to work!

Workouts

CORE ENERGETICS: The Next Big Thing

Did you know that our bodies can hold on to emotional experiences in ways that close us off from our potential?<p>We each have our unique set of …

Mindfulness

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Happiness

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic option for …

Medicine

17 long-lasting lipsticks that beauty editors swear by

There’s nothing more disappointing than covering your pout in a gorgeous lip shade only to find the color has disappeared not long after you’ve applied it. Where did it go?!<p>To avoid spending money on fast-fading lipsticks and glosses, we asked beauty editors — the women whose job it is to road test …

Makeup

4 Simple Exercises to Get Your Glutes Fired Up

<b>Your glutes are an incredibly important muscle group for many reasons</b>, including preventing injury, improving performance, and helping you fit nicely …

14 Beginner Kettlebell Moves That Work Your Entire Body

Kettlebells are a great tool for strength training. Yes, for many exercises they're totally interchangeable for dumbbells or other weights. But for …

Is it OK to keep posting photos of my kids on Facebook?

Even aside from privacy concerns, sharing photos means involving your children in social media’s erratic emotional economy<p><b>Q: I recently had a baby. In the days after the birth, I put a few photos of him on Facebook and was thrilled with the love that came back. Can I keep sharing photos of him on</b> …

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

How adults are ruining sports for kids

<b>Pressure to specialize, play on elite travel teams, and win scholarships has taken the fun out of the game for many U.S. kids.</b><p>Playing sports is a …

Glow Recipe's Watermelon Face Mask Has a 5,000 Person Waitlist—And It's Worth It

Certain products feel like your very own incredible, made-specifically-for-you secret—the perfume that nails your soul's essence, the moisturizer you stumble upon and never let go. And others? They have a waitlist in the thousands. See the scrub that 50,000 people signed up for, anything with Kylie …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

20-Minute Workout to Glide Your Way to Flat Abs — All You Need Is a Towel

That hand towel you keep with your workout gear is for more than wiping the sweat off your brow — it can be an amazing fitness tool. That is if you know how to use it. Join us in this 20-minute strength-training session and we will teach you how to use your towel like a glider to challenge your abs …

Bust Out This Do-Anywhere Lower Body Workout Next Time You Have a Few Minutes to Spare

While we definitely aren't ones to shy away from a total-body workout (hey, it's efficient), sometimes you want to show a little extra love to your …

How Fit Are You Really? Take These 4 Simple Tests To Find Out

No mile-long run required.<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at …

25 of the Best 20-Minute Workout Videos — All in 1 Place!

You don't have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Fitness instructor John Kersbergen says three to four 45-minute workouts a week is enough. If 45 minutes is more than you can devote at one time, break up your workouts, because it all adds up! Here are the best …

Exercise

Aly Raisman: Why I love my arms even after bullies called them 'disgusting' - TODAY.com

<i>Aly Raisman is an Olympic gymnast and gold medalist who is part of Team USA's "Final Five." The 22-year-old 2017 TODAY Style Hero is proud of the muscular physique that's a result of her hard work, even when bullies and body-shamers have something negative to say.</i><p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset …

Breast Cancer

20 of the Best All-Inclusive Resorts to Book for Your Next Vacation

These escapes have idyllic settings, family-friendly deals and unparalleled food.<p>If your definition of a dream vacation means you don't have to pull out your wallet once, we feel you. All of these destinations offer inclusive packages so you can leave your credit card in your room and soak up your …

Beauty, beer and break-ups: 7 reasons to visit Zagreb

In a country famous for its dazzling coastline, Croatia's inland capital has been sneaking under the tourist radar for decades. With a new airport terminal opened in March 2017 and exciting new cultural developments bolstering its long-cherished historic and natural charms, now's the time to …

European Travel

Vintage Vacations That Will Give You Intense Nostalgia

Travel before the 19th century was limited to the very wealthy. The automobile and its widespread availability after World War II changed that, …

Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander

The Polish government wants to extradite a 98-year-old man living in Minnesota that it believes is a former commander of an SS-led unit during World …

World War II

Test the Quality of a Suit Jacket In 30 Seconds

Whether you’re thumbing the racks of suits at a thrift shop or sifting through a going out of business sale, you’ll be better off knowing how to …

The Secret To Looking Younger Forever | goop

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

Wellness

How to Know When You Should Cut a Friendship Off

We don’t celebrate our true girlfriends enough. I’m talking about those most treasured, ride-or-die gal pals, the ones who smuggle a tube of …