Monica Michael

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How to Stay Beautiful While Traveling

Hydrating sprays, dry shampoos, moisturizing face masks.<p>Travel may be good for the soul, but between moisture-zapping airplane air and aggressive sun …

The Bank of Canada’s warnings on frothy housing markets, and what they mean

Governor Stephen Poloz and his Bank of Canada colleagues were crystal clear today in warning about the threats to certain housing markets, and the risks they carry.<p>As The Globe and Mail’s Barrie McKenna reports, Mr. Poloz warned that surging prices in Toronto and Vancouver are not sustainable, and …

100 Ways to Eat Eggs

Eggs take to just about anything you throw at them—or rather, to anything you thrown them <i>in</i>. From crack and splat to whisk and pour, they're your best friend in the kitchen from high noon to night. There are very few other ingredients that are so versatile, that can be cooked in so many different …

The 12 beauty products that are absolutely worth investing in

15 of the Most Popular Makeup Hacks on Pinterest

Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.<p>Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.

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10 great tech and science podcasts that will make you smarter

By James O'Malley

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

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Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

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How To Make Love Last: 3 Secrets Backed By Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Top 12 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the US

Pacific Northwest Trail<p>The Pacific Northwest Trail spans 1,200 miles -- including three national parks and seven national forests. To tackle this …

Health Literacy: An Unrecognized Problem in Our Health Care System

America has long been a pioneer in the medical field. But as we move forward, we must strive to improve a fundamental component of our health care system: health literacy. To do this, it is essential that a clear and consistent dialogue exist between patients and the many entities that make up our …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates write a long to-do list and prioritize items as A1, A2, B1, B2, B3, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and productivity, I’ve interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them …

Time Management

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …