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A Healthy Way to Lose 10 Kilograms Fast

Choosing to lose 10 kilograms is a reasonable goal if you fully commit to changes in your dietary and exercise habits. Losing weight reduces your …

Nutrition

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

'I Did Plank Variations Every Day For Two Weeks—Here's What Happened'

Spoiler alert: They don't get any easier.<p>I have a love-hate relationship with planks. I get that they’re <i>so good</i> for you (not only do they work your entire core, they also work your back, hips, arms, and shoulders), but it’s hard AF to hold one position for 60—or even just 30—seconds. But I've never …

These 21 Life Hacks, Involving Everyday Objects, Are Actually Pretty Doable

Problems. Solved.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

How to build an indoor succulent garden

A tray garden is a DIY solution to bringing these beauties inside.<p>Believe it or not, there's an almost indestructible type of plant that virtually …

4 Reasons You Need to Spend Time Alone Starting Now

You don't have to be around others all the time to improve who you are.<p>In terms of evolution, human beings are social creatures. And even though we appreciate someone who can think outside the box, we fill our corporate speak with the concept of synergy and being a team player. So where does this …

15 Sick Day Recipes That’ll Get You Back on Your Feet in a Jiffy

There’s absolutely <i>nothing</i> wrong with taking a sick day when you need it, but it’s totally normal to want to get back on your feet ASAP. You’re a busy woman, after all! You’ve probably tried eating chicken noodle soup and drinking plenty of green juice to make you feel better, but if those aren’t …

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10)

There are 100 days between October 10 and January 18. What if you decided to change something big during that time?<p>Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the …

Here’s how to find out your Myers-Briggs personality type—and what it means

No two people are wired the same. Maybe your S.O. needs to hash out every. single. detail. of an argument, while you just want to go for a walk to …

4 Proven Ways to Deal With Stress Without Shutting Down, Giving Up or Taking Meds

Stress grinds people down but don't underestimate measures as simple as a better perspective or a walk around the block for dealing with it effectively.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress happens. In fact, stress is perfectly normal and, in some cases, even be …

Self-help

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity

Get your subconscious working for you.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the …

Why women need dairy: Risks of a dairy-free diet

Women are expert multi-taskers, so it should come as no surprise that some manage to squeeze the latest health craze into their daily routine. However, not having time to carefully research the pros and cons of these trends could be dangerous. Take for example, the decision to live …

GoPro’s new 360-degree camera will let you shoot first and pick images later

Available at the “end of 2017”<p>GoPro is finally sharing more details about the consumer 360-degree camera that CEO Nick Woodman teased way back at CES 2016. It’s called the GoPro Fusion, and it will shoot up to 5.2K video at 30 frames per second — good enough to just squeeze past the 4K capability …

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

Mindfulness

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.<p>You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).<p>But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

ESL Teacher Picks Favorite Magazines for English Learners

For the past 26 years, I’ve been instructing adults, mainly business executives, helping them communicate better in English.<p>My instructional practice is student-centered, tailormade to meet my students’ needs and includes very few textbooks. My students speak a lot in class and co-create the …

Teaching

Should You Invest In Firms Led by Women?

I recently came across a story about a fund that invests in firms headed by women. It immediately reminded of other funds that do the same. Is this a gimmick, or can this be justified by scientific research? Women and men are different. This, we all know. But might women be different in such a way …

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

Fear is boring, and other tips for living a creative life

Elizabeth Gilbert shares 11 ways to think smartly about creativity.<p>Creativity is a tricky word. Consultants peddle it, brands promise it, we all …

8 Houseplants That Are Harder to Grow Than You Think

Don't blame yourself if you've had a few casualties over the years.<p>Don't blame yourself if you've had a few casualties over the years.

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

Mall Walkers: The Suburban Exercisers Keeping America Wholesome

After neighborhood sidewalks, shopping centers are the most popular places in the U.S. to go for a stroll.<p>At 7 in the morning inside the Mall of America, capitalism sleeps. There are rows of kiosks with metal grates latched shut. Zamboni-like machines polish the floors. The crowds of …

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

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5 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Stop Wearing Heels

This just might make you break up with your favorite pair of pumps.<p>There comes a time in every woman’s life when wearing heels just isn’t worth it anymore. The peep toes, the three extra inches of height, and the fact that your legs look great in them stop outweighing the blisters, the bunions, and …

7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick

<i>By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market</i><p>Anyone who's ever owned a dog knows that sometimes, they double as vacuum cleaners. Whether it's a defiant toddler or a careless cook, food sometimes ends up on the floor, and most dogs (and cats!) are more than happy to be of service.<p>But while those scraps might …

Pets

New Bummer Study Says Honey's Just as Bad for You as High-Fructose Corn Syrup

And it was funded by the National Honey Board!<p>It’s no secret that sugar is bad for you—the sweet stuff has been linked to a slew of health issues, including obesity and heart disease. So it makes sense that you’d want to opt for a more “natural” sweetener.<p>Unfortunately, though, you may not be doing …

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Sleep May Be One of Our Most Powerful 'Antibiotics'

The precise role of sleep in animals, including humans, remains unknown. As children, our parents shout at us to get more sleep. As parents, we often find ourselves complaining we don't get enough sleep. And yet, the precise function of sleep remains undetermined, and much of our perception of the …

Sleep