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11 Of America's Best Small Towns, Perfect For A Long Weekend Trip

Whether you've got an extra vacation day to spare or not, summer is ALWAYS a good excuse for a long weekend trip. Life moves a little slower, food tastes a little sweeter and everything is just a bit simpler than in the place you left behind.<p>Luckily enough, America is chock-full of cool small towns …

Why I Wear The Exact Same Thing to Work Every Day

An art director on why she leaves the creativity behind when it comes to her professional wardrobe.<p>About three years ago, I had one of those typical Monday mornings that many women have experienced. With a fairly important meeting on the horizon, I started to try on different outfits, lacking any …

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Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

12 Signs You're Unhealthy That You Probably Ignore (But Shouldn't)

<i>This post is just the tip of the iceberg! For even more of Dr. Lissa Rankin's wisdom, be sure to check out her newest class, Getting Back To 100%: A</i> …

3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

Women's Health

6 Cheap, Natural, and Quick Anxiety Remedies

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in the U.S., affecting about one out of five people at any given time, according to the …

4 Nutrients to Help You Sleep Better

Having trouble falling—or staying—asleep? These nutrients can help you get your rest tonight.

Wellness

5 Morning Rituals Happy, Healthy People Do Every Day

How you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of the day. So if you want to be productive, feel energized and happy, incorporate these five …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

5 nutrition tips for better sleep

<b>MARCH</b> is World Sleep Month, which means research institutes around the globe are releasing reports on the importance of shut-eye, as well as tips on …

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10 Ways to Renew, Refresh and Rejuvenate

Recently I did a speaking tour on the East Coast of the U.S. and noticed that people were tired of the cold, snow, and dark gloomy days and wanted some relief. I promised everyone I'd deliver sunshine in my next blog post -- so here goes! I encourage you to read, digest, live and share...<p>I often …

NCAA March Madness Live

Visit March Madness Live to check your bracket), watch every game live and stay up to date with the 2018 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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15-Minute Exercise Routine for Weak Knees

Help stabilize and protect your knees by strengthening and improving mobility in the muscles that surround and support the knees like the quadriceps, …

The Health Benefits of 20 Popular Superfoods

Working out regularly to get a fitter body is a must, but you also need a healthy diet if you want the best results. A balanced and nutritious eating …

Christieworld

New Jersey governor Chris Christie looked like the G.O.P.’s brightest presidential prospect on September 9, 2013, when the orange safety cones on the George Washington Bridge were mysteriously re-arranged, closing several toll lanes. The massive, four-day traffic nightmare that resulted may end up …

Becoming an Agnelli

When she married the dashing Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, in 1953, Marella Agnelli entered a very different world from the conservative, aristocratic circles of her youth, a life of streamlined yachts, fast cars, and glamorous parties. In an adaptation from her memoir, she recalls the …

The Ride of His Life

After an epic drama of destruction and redemption—worthy of, say, a Marvel super-hero—Robert Downey Jr. is figuring out what he’s learned. Exhibit A, in theaters this month: The Judge, the debut feature from the production company Downey has started with his wife, Susan. At the Malibu home he …

The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

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The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

6 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Lifespan

Abraham Lincoln once said, "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." True. But also… a few more years …

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

5 Happiness Practices to Increase Levels of Joy

What we're finding is that it is not necessarily the reality that shapes us, but the lens through which your brain views the world is what shapes your reality. If we can change the lens, not only can we change your happiness, we can change every educational and business outcome at the same …

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

Luxury Holbox Island Tours, Private & Tailor-made

A small archipelago lying off the north-eastern tip of the Yucatan and just a 30-minute ferry ride from the mainland, Holbox Island is a wonderfully …

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