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'Affluenza' teen: Seven ways you can prevent this parenting tragedy from happening at home

Ethan Crouch is back in the news.<p>In 2013, the Texas teenager killed four people and seriously injured two while drunk driving. On top of this tragedy, he was then treated leniently by the court because he was described as having “affluenza,” meaning that being raised indulgently by wealthy parents, …

Parenting

5 ways to lose weight in a hurry

Between around-the-clock work schedules, never-ending to-do lists, and days spent running around like a chicken sans head, who has the time to lose weight? Well, if you follow these five time-saving weight loss tips, you.<p>Sure, you could drag out the pots, pans, and cutting boards every day. But if …

Fitness

How to Make Yourself Do Everything You Hate Doing

<i>Our friends at Men's Health know how hard it is sometimes to motivate ourselves. Luckily, they have a trick to increase our willpower.</i><p>Unless you're Tony Robbins, finding the motivation to exercise can be tougher than the actual workout itself. Your willpower can be easily defeated by the demands of …

Audiobooks

18 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Thanksgiving is barely a week away, and soon ovens all over the country will be working overtime. Kitchen strategy is key when you’re trying to factor various cook and prep times for both oven and stovetop dishes. There just never seems to be enough time (or counter space). Whether you’re already …

Cooking

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise During the Colder Months

<i>Co-authored by Carly Alaimo, content manager at Avelist</i><p>But it's. So. Cold.<p>1. <b>Get some new gear.</b> A little lycra can go a long way. It's called "enclothed cognition" - a scientific term describing the influence that clothes have on the wearer's psychological processes due to the symbolic meaning of …

Fitness

Adele: 'I don't let body image issues rule my life'

The singer, riding a wave of publicity ahead of her latest album, 25, calls for acceptance of individuality – and has words of praise for Beyoncé<p>Adele has talked candidly about body image issues, saying that she likes to remind herself that there are more important things going on in the world.<p>The …

New Albums

Tributes to the Victims of the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Paris

What Charlie Sheen should have said

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor Charlie Sheen just announced in an interview on "The Today Show" that he "is in fact HIV positive."<p>If you have followed Sheen's career, this announcement may not shock you. What's most surprising is that he's known for four years and hasn't told the world sooner.<p>The reason Charlie …

Entertainment

How to Cure Anxiety Disorders and Depression: A New Answer

Curing Anxiety Disorders and Depression <br>... <i>A New Answer</i><p>Anxiety is part of being human, we all have it. And to get anxious in certain situations is …

We’re glad we chose to be mothers in our teens

Jendella Benson interviewed and took photographs of women who had babies before they were 20. She wanted the project to speak for people whose voices aren’t often heard – and to show why prejudice against teenage motherhood is misplaced<p>L<i>ucy was 17 when she got pregnant</i>. What’s your reaction to that …

Pregnancy

Ads for tampons or pads never mention vaginas

Why don’t ads for tampons or pads ever mention vaginas? Why do they instead feature girls running on beaches and dancing while wearing all-white …

Looking for the perfect partner? Forget romantic dates, just ask the order they were born in their family

By<p>Psychologists believe our characters are established by the age of six. Now, a fascinating new book explains the factor that exerts the most …

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