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A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Self-help

Beauty In Brown: The Perfect Summer Pink Lipstick

<i>Beauty in Brown was created because the media often leaves brown girls out of the beauty conversation–unless they want to make a diversity statement.</i> …

Makeup

How to French Braid Hair

• <b>How to French Braid: Brush Hair</b>• <b><br>How to French Braid: Gather Hair at Top of Head and Divide Into Three Sections</b>• <b><br>How to French Braid: Cross the</b> …

Hair

How to Actually Make Money as a Travel Blogger or Lifestyle Brand

Natalie Sisson, 'The Suitcase Entrepreneur,' discusses her take on starting a personal travel brand today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you long to travel the world and run an online empire while you do it, this article is for you -- even if you think the laptop …

Entrepreneurship

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Meditation

I'm An Integrative Psychiatrist: Here Are 9 Things I Recommend Before Antidepressants

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or suffering from mild to moderate depression,</i> <i>seasonal affective disorder,</i> <i>dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder,</i> …

Costa Rica

I Was Smoking Weed to Avoid All My Stress and Responsibilities—and Then I Got Punched in the Face

Fighters know that if you land enough shots to the body, your opponent will let his guard down, and his legs will eventually give out. If you land …

Cannabis

Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

Workouts

I'm a Doctor: This Is How to Avoid Blisters From Cheap Shoes

Buying cheap shoes is a guilty pleasure we all indulge in every once in a while. When you find a cute pair of sandals for $30 (or less!), your heart …

Dry Skin

This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

This At-Home Workout Will Tone You All Over While Torching Fat

When you find your motivation waning and getting to the gym seems impossible, challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout you can do at home. We've made a quick workout that gets the job done! It works the legs, arms, and core while raising your heart rate. Best of all, you don't need any equipment …

Workouts

Do You Leave Work With a Million Negative Thoughts?

Recounting all the things that made us miserable one day doesn’t help us enjoy our workday more tomorrow. A better strategy is to actually address …

Self-help

15 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes For People Who Hate Salad

Living<p>The Official Blake Lively Workout, Straight From Her Trainer<p>Living<p>5 Little-Known Superherbs You Should Know About<p>Living<p>What Happened When I Ate …

Healthy Eating

Fire Up Your Abs and Booty With This Trainer's 7-Move Bench Workout

Jeanette Jenkins has been training celebrities like Alicia Keys, Mindy Kaling, and Kelly Rowland for years. We've figured out why all the stars flock to her for her expertise: she has a way of making her workouts fun, convenient, and effective.<p>Jeanette must know that people want to spend more time …

Workouts

6 trips you should take before turning 40

Travelling has changed exponentially over the years with more people stamping their passports and Instagramming their adventures than ever before. …

Post Punk

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

Nothing but Egyptian cotton, 1,000 thread count sheets and ALWAYS use a feather topper: The secrets to making your bedroom feel like a five-star hotel

Every hotel wants their guests to feel right at home when they check into a room.<p>From the sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets to basking in the …

Home Decorating

Listen to the power of quiet people

<i>Are you an introvert or an extrovert?</i><p>That’s a tricky question. I have a hard time answering it myself.<p>That’s the problem of binary questions — you …

Personality

The coolest on-demand workouts you can stream at home right now

Thanks to the brave new world of on-demand sweat sessions, playing hooky from your IRL workout class is no biggie. And hallelujah for that, since the …

Los Angeles

Ice Cream Recipes

Looking for ice cream recipes? Find great tasting desserts from ice cream recipes including chocolate and vanilla ice cream recipes, homemade ice …

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Ab Workout I Do For a Six-Pack

If you want to get stronger, more defined abs, there are a few things I recommend you do. My first suggestion is to look at what you're eating. Are you consuming lots of foods that are processed, are high in sugar, and have zero nutritional value? If so, you're going to need to revamp your diet and …

Workouts

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises

This one's a sweaty one, guys. If you're looking to change up your gym routine, we've found the perfect one for you, courtesy of fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams. Stef Fit shared a full-body workout on Instagram featuring dumbbells, an exercise ball, and a bench, and we're sore just …

8 free fitness apps that can help you get in shape — and what they're best for

Getting in shape can change your life.<p>Regular exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. It can improve your physical health, fight disease, extend your life, boost your mood and memory, combat anxiety and depression, and more.<p>And it just feels good to be fit.<p>If you don't already …

Exercise

My Smart, Independent Daughter Is Suddenly Obsessed With Instagram Models and Shallow Teen Shows

The other day, she wanted to stay home because she had a pimple on her nose.<p><i>Slate Plus members get more</i> <i>Care and Feeding</i> <i>from Carvell Wallace every</i> …

How to Conquer Your Fears and Get More Done

Empower yourself with positive thinking and finally move past your biggest mental roadblocks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're feeling your fears are holding you back, you can find comfort in the fact you can overcome this with tweaks in your thinking. Fear can …

Thought Leadership

This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Workout Will Help Make You More Flexible

Gone are the days where yoga was synonymous with only gentle stretching. Yoga now comes in a range of styles and practices, including Hatha, Iyengar …

40 Bougie Products On Amazon That Are Surprisingly Inexpensive

Have you ever walked into a particularly bougie boutique, sniffed a delicious-but-ever-so-delicately-scented candle, and then turned it over to …

Shopping

How To Increase Your Energy

As people get older and the days wear on, it is more and more difficult to maintain a high level of energy. A high work load, full life and bad habits can make a very busy, challenging schedule even harder to manage. As life goes on, there are only more priorities, more things to do and more people …

Wellness