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7 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

Happiness can be seen as a state of mind. It’s how we perceive our lives and the world around us. But our inside thoughts can be radically shaped by …

The Key to Weight-Loss Success That Has Absolutely Nothing to Do with Diet or Exercise

Your slim-down plan is basically doomed if you don't take care of this crucial element.<p>Looking back on my weight-loss journey, there's one really crucial lesson I learned that I wish I had known from the get-go. It has nothing to do with how much to eat or which workouts burn the most calories or …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.<p>It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but …

5 Tips For Big Weight Loss

See you never, extra pounds!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>Whether you recently had a baby or the scale has slowly been creeping up over the years, when you have 50, 100, or more pounds to lose, the task can seem so daunting that you're …

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How Refusing to Diet and Starting to Live My Life Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

Jamie Mendell's inspiring story is proof that you have to transform your outlook before you can transform your body.<p><b>Before:</b> 160 <b>After:</b> 120<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I went on my first diet when I was 17. Although I had a perfectly healthy body, I started to notice it changing—my boobs getting bigger, my arms …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Sweater season is coming.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView …

The Top Complaints Men Have About Marriage

Marriage therapists open up about the gripes they hear most often.<p>You promise to stay with your hubby in sickness and in heath, but nowhere in the wedding vows of most modern-day couples does it say they promise not to complain about each another from time to time. It's a natural urge. And while …

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500 Calorie Per Day Diet Plan

Going on a 500 calorie per day diet plan is a very highly popular form of dieting taken up by a large number of people is recent time. Its popularity …

You’re praying to the wrong God: What organized religion gets wrong about prayer

<b>Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood in "House of Cards" (Netflix)</b><p>Here’s how science and spirituality might find common ground — and learn something about the universe<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>April 5, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

'Not Everyone Is Cut Out For Entrepreneurism': Another Business Lie

I sympathize with anyone who says “I’m just not the entrepreneurial type!” but it’s too bad, because we all have to find our inner entrepreneurs now. The old working world is gone. You can’t hand over the reins for your career to your boss. That is not an option anymore. Job tenures are becoming …

7 Classic Cocktails Every Sophisticated Woman Should Know

You've been ordering that same gin and tonic since college.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want</i>?!? *Definitely* not that Malibu and pineapple juice you've been falling back on since 2001. No, you want these:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For</b> …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Uniting Psychology and Spirituality: Awareness Is Freedom

Psychology and spirituality are often seen as opposite, even antagonistic, ventures. The scientists who conduct psychological research raise their eyebrows skeptically when the topic of spirituality is raised: It all seems so fuzzy and subjective. On the other hand, spiritual practitioners are …

5 Ways to Reignite the Passion

As the recent recession dug in, U.S. divorce rates started dropping. Not because everyone's happier, mind you: We just can't afford to split up. With our collective net worth down nearly 18 percent thanks to the downturn, who has the cash for a divorce attorney and alimony?<p>If you feel your …

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

Scientists issue call for urgent controls on e-cigarette sales to children

Survey shows one in five teenagers in north-west England have bought or tried e-cigarettes and found a strong link to to binge drinking<p>Scientists have called for urgent controls on the promotion and sale of e-cigarettes to children after finding high rates of usage among secondary school pupils in …

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15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

4 Things to Do Today to Sleep Better Tonight

Put simply, daytime mayhem equals bedtime bedlam.<p>In a perfect world, your dozing hours look something like this: As you kill the lights, receptors in your eyes signal your body to prep for the sandman. Your brain releases the snooze-inducing hormone melatonin, slows your heart rate, reduces your …

5 Timeless Leadership Roles To Help Navigate Change

If there’s one thing that’s constant today (and everyday, for that matter), it’s change. Whether it’s people or organizations, change is the one thing both can rely on that will emerge when it’s least expected—or desired.<p>While the business landscape is in a perpetual state of flux—and always will …

The DASH Diet Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure, Help With Weight Loss and Amp a Healthy Lifestyle

With its emphasis on eating a variety of foods and getting the right nutrients in the proper amounts, the DASH diet can help with many health issues. …

There's hope, America! Smart, successful people are finally talking about what's wrong with our country

The richest 10% of Americans — and especially the richest 1% and 0.1% of Americans — are now capturing <i>all</i> of the income growth in the country, while the rest of America, some 300 million people, are treading water or losing ground.<p>That's obviously not good for the 300 million Americans who are …

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6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

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The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six-Pack

It's not your fault you don't have a six-pack—blame it on the food you eat.<p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four …

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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 …

3 ‘Good’ Habits That Are Actually Giving You Breakouts

A.K.A. Why your skin has sucked so much lately<p>More often than not, you can blame your hormones for your breakouts. Yet, there are other times when pimples randomly appear and don’t quite seem to have a source. Bummer alert: Turns out, that source might be some of your regular habits. Dermatologist …

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