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35 Tips And Tricks Makeup Artists Won't Tell You

This Actor Summed Up Success in 4 Words, and It's Brilliant | Inc.com

Having struggled with the idea of success in my own career, I can now confidently tell you that most of us don't even know what success is. And if we can't precisely define it, we can't hope to achieve it.<p>It took a chance encounter in a New York City bar with actor Barney Fitzpatrick to finally …

Motivation

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

19 Beauty Products That Make the Best Stocking Stuffers Ever

Those warm and fuzzy holiday feels don’t just come from the smell of a toasty fireplace or seeing the twinkling lights of a Christmas tree — they can be found in more unexpected places too. Case in point: your makeup kit. From nail polish sets in super festive colors (read: glitter) to body lotion …

Beauty

20 Minute Tuesday | Shaped Cork Board - Shes {kinda} Crafty

Yay!! It’s a new 20 Minute Tuesday post! I have cheerleading camp to thank for allowing me the opportunity to come up with a new project to share …

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational.For a long time, …

7 things to teach your kids in kindergarten if you want them to grow up to be rich

"At the end of the day, kids are not being taught the fundamentals in school. As much as we think or hope they are, it's not happening," says Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a free tool that teaches kids about money.<p>That means parents are the ones that have …

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

How To Make Your Everyday Life Feel More Like A Holiday

Last month, I took a nice, two-week holiday. I was excited, but even shortly into the trip, I was also dreading the awful feeling of coming back. …

Tips For Women Entrepreneurs To Kick Start Their Small Businesses

Women Entrepreneurs

Confessions of a Teacher Who Doesn't Believe In Education

I was one of those people that always knew what I wanted to be when I "grew up". I wanted to teach. Asking children, and teenagers what they want to be when they grow up , or what they want to major in when they graduate high school, is a pretty common question. Many people never know the answer, …

9 Things Women With Great Skin Do Before And After A Workout

<i>Prevent exercise-triggered skin problems before they start.</i><p>By Emma Haak<p><b>Before the Gym</b><p><b>Step 1: Throw this in your bag.</b><p>Chances are your gym isn't washing its towels in the gentle, fragrance-free laundry soap you use at home. So if you have sensitive skin, put a towel from home in your gym bag. Residue …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Workouts

A Cheap, Easy Way To Make Citronella Candles For Summer

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>With the awesome summer weather …

40 Vintage Life Hacks from 100 Years Ago

Back in the 1900s, cigarette manufactures used to insert stiffening cards into their paper cigarette packs to add strength and help them last longer. …

Butter Cookies (With Just Three Ingredients)

This month, we’re featuring simple desserts—things you can whip up easily with just a few ingredients. These delicious butter cookies from Cara at …

5 Online Resources to Help Teach Kindergarteners CCSS-Aligned Math

This list of online resources is by no means 100 percent comprehensive, but it’s a great place to get started for teachers exploring the Counting and …

The Four Stages of Life

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are.Stage One: …

Smarter Sunscreens: 8 Next-Generation Formulas for Your Most Protected Summer Yet

In an age when a smartwatch can locate the nearest bottle of Sancerre and an iPhone can start a scooter, how much more intelligent can your sunscreen be? A broad spectrum formula that blocks UVA and UVB rays is par for the course, but now there’s a new wave of serums, creams, and sprays that work …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The One Thing I Can't Stop Doing That's Helped Me Travel More

A few years ago I started something that today I can't stop doing. It began as more of an experiment than anything else. I was a full-time grad student living in London with a fierce urge to travel and no income, so I knew I had to be smart about using the money I had saved. During a long weekend, …

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in February

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best, plus, see the 9 best fashion documentaries on Netflix.<p><b>1) King Arthur (2004)</b><p>The classic legend comes to life, this time taking place during the Roman Empire rather than Medieval times.<p><b>2)</b> …

Entertainment

7 Facts About Cellulite You Need to Know

<b>It’s More Common in Women Than in Men</b><br>How unfair is this? Women's skin collagen is arranged in parallel rows, like pillars. This pattern lends itself to the compartmentalization of fat, which makes cellulite visible, says Schulman. Men's collagen, however, is arranged in an X-pattern. This creates …

Alberta’s real estate woes threaten the rest of the country

The “soft landing” that Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz still predicts for the housing market conjures up thoughts of powdery snow and fluffy pillows.<p>No bumps. No bruises.<p>But the threat of something more painful is growing.<p>Alberta’s real estate market appears to be in the early stages of a …

24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

Skinny Jeans

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists?<p>Getting the recommended amount of Zzs should be something we strive for, but our brains have a way of making those extra hours a little elusive. Ruminating …

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

The Unconventional Secrets To Keeping Your Resolution This Year

There's no single formula that'll guarantee you see a New Year's resolution all the way through. But, considering that just 8 percent of people actually achieve their annual goal, there are <i>a lot</i> of wrong ways to go about it.<p>Year after year, you probably click on an article or two that offer …