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The 4 Exercises That Unexpectedly Helped Me Zap Away My Stubborn Belly Fat

Ever since I was a kid, my family has (cruelly) reminded me that I didn't inherit the "hourglass figure" genes, so I was convinced for a long time that I would never be able to get rid of the extra belly on my midsection. I tried everything from Pilates and HIIT cardio to waist trainers and juice …

Incorporated

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful

This is how you can make the rest of 2017 a success.<p>Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two …

Time Management

I tried the new SF meditation trend that's drawing people by the thousands. Here's what it's like.

Hundreds began lining up in the courtyard of Grace Cathedral as the sun dipped behind the stone spires on a warm San Francisco night in September. The crowd, many dressed in sweatpants or pajamas, were not waiting for a prayer service, nor a pop-up dining experience, nor tickets to "Hamilton." They …

The Genius of the Playboy Interview

Hugh Hefner was a complicated individual whose notions of sexuality and human relationships were at once woke and predatory, who stumbled upon a …

Hugh Hefner

"I photograph my family mostly," photographer Shandi Hass (@zxeka) tells us. "This was an image of my sister and her friend at a lake in #NewYork shot on a #Mamiya 7ii. I'm interested in portraiture over anything else. And while I wasn't too stoked on the poses, I got the clouds made it somewhat surreal." // #environmentalportrait #landscapelovers #seacape #contemporaryphotography #fineartphotography #documentyourdays #portraitperfection #surrealphotography #surrealism

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals .

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single</i> …

Productivity

We're looking for your best landscape photographs. While The Print Swap (@theprintswap) is always open to all genres of photography, the next Print Swap exhibition, opening Oct. 30th at Black Eye Gallery (@blackeyegallery) in #Sydney, #Australia, will be all about landscape photographs. In order to be considered for the show, photos must be tagged #theprintswap between Sept. 5 and Oct. 10. In addition to having a guaranteed place in The Print Swap, this picture by Tim Fisher (@timfisherphotography) will also be up for consideration for the upcoming exhibition. // #photocontest #contemporaryphotography #landscapephotography #fineartphotography #artphotography #liveoutdoors #landscapelovers #landscapecaptures #cumbria #goldenhour #magichour

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees …

Los Angeles

We're looking for your best landscape photographs. While The Print Swap (@theprintswap) is always open to all genres of photography, the next Print Swap exhibition, opening Oct. 30th at Black Eye Gallery (@blackeyegallery) in #Sydney, #Australia, will be all about landscape photographs. In order to be considered for the show, photos must be tagged #theprintswap between Sept. 5 and Oct. 10. In addition to having a guaranteed place in The Print Swap, this picture by Mario Ottaviani (@marioottaviani) will also be up for consideration for the upcoming exhibition. // #photocontest #contemporaryphotography #landscapephotography #fineartphotography #artphotography #liveoutdoors #landscapelovers #landscapecaptures

Sweet Photos of a Man and His Best Friend, A Giant Dog

For Minnesota-based photographer Chris Cline, his dog Juji is more than his best friend; he’s his guardian.<p>A few years ago, the photographer made the …

Rainfall

A 4-Time Olympic Medalist Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in a Few Short Words

Here's how to succeed -- and how to make the journey toward success seem almost easy.<p>One thing we all share is a desire for success -- however we chose to define "success," of course. (Your definition of success is the only one that matters.) Success, or at least the pursuit of success, transforms …

Motivation

Ancient African Trees Illuminated by Starlight

San Francisco-based photographer Beth Moon has spent more than a decade of her life hunting down our planet’s aboriginal trees, chasing them to their …

Ecology

San Francisco

How to Meet Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, and Anyone You Want

One of the world's top superconnectors shares the one thing you need to know.

Michael Bloomberg

#photocontest

These Are the 5 Best Plank Variations If You're Trying to Lose Weight

If you want to tone your arms and abs, plank is one of the most effective moves. But aside from building muscle, if you want to lose weight, like that extra fluff around your belly, doing cardio will help burn calories. So try these cardio plank moves to maximize the calorie-burning effects of this …

Issa Rae

Porto city guide: How to spend two days in Portugal's second city

Why go now?<p>Porto is a city on the rise, tempting travellers with its pretty old town, excellent wine bars and golden rooftops. This isn’t a …

This Buddhist Monk Turned Investor Figured Out a 6-Question Framework for Getting What You Want

Do you know what you want? Use this simple framework a monk-turned-entrepreneur says will help you know what you (or anyone else) wants.<p>Christine Comaford sees this problem time and time again. From U.S. presidents to billionaire CEOs to budding entrepreneurs, the problem that continually arises …

New York Times

Los Feliz Spanish-style with sweet guest house seeks $2.1M

A striking staircase and a bold color choice in the kitchen<p>Located between Los Feliz and Griffith Park boulevards, this Spanish Colonial Revival-style pad is in a fantastic, high-rent nook of the city, and, according to the listing copy, offers both privacy and views of the neighboring hills.<p>The …

Brazil

Working Toward the Same Ends for Different Reasons

A better understanding of moral reasoning could help Americans cooperate on improving the country even amid deep disagreements.<p>The moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt has shown that the moral foundations that undergird the political beliefs of conservatives and liberals are different from one …

Political Science

This Simple Writing Strategy Helped John Grisham Sell Over 300 Million Books

To make the transition from full-time lawyer to full-time novelist, John Grisham followed this daily regimen.<p>In the late 1980s, with a busy day job as a lawyer and a couple of young kids at home, John Grisham started to write his first novel.<p>Every day, for the next three years, Grisham woke up at 5 …

Creative Writing

The pink triangle on Twin Peaks in SF. Thanks @urbanhikersf for tagging us. #regram #sf #sfpride #pride2017 #twinpeaks

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

It won't kill your pump to skip the squat rack for a day or two and get your swole on outside in the fresh air and sunshine. All you need is a set of …

17 Beautiful Things About Life Everyone Forgets When They Grow Up

Do you remember what life was like as a kid?<p>My younger brother does this thing. Whenever I'm home and he's introducing me to someone new, he says, "Guess. Guess how old my brother is."<p>He says it with a grin. As if who I am at heart is so much younger than I actually am in years. He says it thinking …

Inspiration
Jeff Bezos

Tony Robbins: The Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life

In his best-selling book Unshakeable, Tony Robbins explains that our lives are not shaped by our conditions but rather by our decisions. Living an extraordinary life is a choice that is always available to you despite your circumstances.<p>On a scale of 1 to 10, how is your stress level right now? As …

Tony Robbins

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for This 1 Rare Sign

Chip Bergh, chief executive of Levi Strauss & Co., shares some great insights on his leadership style. But one trait really stands out.<p>Ever been in an important meeting where a topic on the agenda causes tension that you can cut with a knife? Instead of colleagues speaking up to solve an issue, you …

Leadership

A 15-Minute Cardio Jump Rope Workout You Can Do Anywhere

When you're traveling, it can be really difficult to fit in workouts. You never know what you're going to get at a hotel gym, or what the running …

Bodyweight Exercise