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No Need for Diet Pills — Eat Walnuts and Lose a Pound a Day

Instead of diet pills, can we actually use walnuts for weight loss? It may sound farfetched, but it’s an exciting technique being developed at …

'I've Helped Hundreds Of Women Transform Their Bodies—This Is the Best Way To See Results'

Hint: You're probably spending way too much time on cardio.<p>I’ve been a trainer for a really long time. I’ve helped my fair share of famous faces and celebrities get in shape—as well as women who aren't stepping on a red carpet anytime soon.<p>When working with my day-to-day clients, I've noticed a …

Exercise

The Weird Trick to Nailing Roasted Vegetables Every Time

By Molly Baz<p>If your roasted vegetables come out pale or overcooked, you're probably putting them in the wrong part of your oven.<p>It may seem like a cinch, but truthfully speaking it’s not all that easy to perfect the delicate art of roasting vegetables. You could read all the "How to Roast …

Recipes

Pre-Make “Smoothie Starters” in Muffin Tins for Super Quick Anytime Meals

Smoothies are a convenient and portable filling meal, but if you tend to drink a lot of smoothies, preparation and clean-up can be a hassle. Here’s a …

Breakfast

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

Make a Quick, Early Appearence at a Party If You're Just Not Feeling It

Sometimes social pressure wins out over your desire to kick it at home alone. When you’re not up for reveling with your family or friends, use this …

8 Rules for Shopping at Whole Foods Without Breaking the Bank, According to Nutritionists

That salad bar habit has got to go.<p>While Whole Foods can be a convenient one-stop shop for all things delicious and nutritious, they don't call it “whole paycheck” for nothin'. But—thank the organic gods—it is possible to shop there on a budget. We talked to eight R.D.s and got their savvy secrets …

Healthy Eating

Display Holiday Cards Without the Clutter with a Simple Ribbon

Hanging your holiday cards is a great way to decorate for the season, but if you have a lot, they can look cluttered or messy. This method is a …

Make a DIY Grout Cleaner Out of Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda

If the grout lines between your kitchen or bathroom tile have seen better days, this DIY cleaner should do the trick. And you probably already have …

Housekeeping

Celebrity Trainers Reveal the Workouts They Hate, from Hot Yoga to Pilates

Everyone seems to have that one workout that they just hate – and celebrity trainers are no exception.<p>Trainer Tracy Anderson has previously knocked …

Swap In Coconut Oil for Moist, Light Baked Goods

Coconut oil makes a great swap both in and out of the kitchen, and one tasty reason to use it instead of other fats when baking is the extra moisture …

Why Amazon's "Incentivized" Reviews Are Biased, Even If They Claim They Aren't

Amazon only allows merchants to give free samples of products to users if they disclose this fact in their review. Usually, these reviewers claim …

eCommerce

Cook Perfectly Flavored Soup Every Time with the FASS Method

There’s a lot to appreciate in a heaping bowl of your favorite soup. All great soups are concocted from a laborious process of tasting, strengthening …

Don't Waste Time Maximizing Decisions That Don't Bring You More Satisfaction

When you’re faced with a choice, how much time do you spend making sure it’s perfectly optimal? If that decision is going to significantly affect …

Avoid the "Perfectionist Trap" and Stop Comparing Your Successes to Your Role Models

The “perfectionist trap” happens when you see the successes of the people you look up to and aspire to them, forgetting (or not seeing) the hard work …

Self-improvement

Jump Start Your Motivation by Forcing Yourself to Make More Choices

We all have days where our motivation falls flat. Just the thought of getting started with your work is overwhelming. If you need to get the gears …

This Simple Trick'll Get Your Fruits and Veggies Squeaky Clean

You'll wonder why you didn't think of it earlier.<p>You know how important it is to clean your fresh produce. (One study found that the vegetable bin is the dirtiest part of your refrigerator. Yuck.)<p>But it turns out you can use something you probably already have in your kitchen—baking soda—to get …

Cleaning

Why You Should Always Add a Bit of Sugar to Salad Dressing

Oil and acid are the stars of the vinaigrette, but to make sure the flavors in your dressing <i>really</i> pop, you need a little sugar, sugar.<p>Making a good …

How Isometric Exercises Work Your Muscles Without Much Movement

Try this quick experiment: While holding a cup in your hand, reach your arm out in front of you and hold that position for as long as you can. Your …

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Being Uncomfortable Selling Your Products Is Actually Kind Of Selfish

Selling stuff doesn’t always come naturally to everyone. This is doubly true for freelancers or people who have to sell their own work. If you’re …

8 Strategies to Help You Let Go of Your Inferiority Complex

Having an <i>inferiority complex</i> is like having recorder playing the same thing over and over in your head. Nobody is perfect that’s for sure! So many of …

3 Simple Tips for Treating Skin Holistically

Increase your water intake, too. "Skin cells don't function optimally under dehydrated conditions," she says. Sipping isn't the only way to get your H2O: Cauliflower is 92 percent water, and cucumber has even more, plus a dose of vitamin K, which may help reduce broken capillaries.<p><b>Pop the Right</b> …

Why Chrome Uses So Much Freaking RAM

Chrome may be the best browser around, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like turkey on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever looked at your task manager, you’ve …

Run Smarter, Not Faster: How to Find Your “Gears” for Better Workouts

Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you’re new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run …

Beware of These Pricing Tricks Retailers Use to Fool Your Brain

Retailers are darn good at inventing tricks to separate us from our money. Whether it be through the price points they choose, how they market their …

If You're a Loyal Car Insurance Customer, You Might Be Paying Too Much

Companies make you think your loyalty pays, but that’s not always true. When it comes to your car insurance rate, your loyalty can actually work …

Personal Finance

How to Plan Your Weekly Meals, Stress Free

For many of us, cooking dinner every night is a frustrating, time-consuming process, even if you know your way around a kitchen. Here's how I (a …

iPad Apps

12 Best Places to Sell Your Clutter For Cash

Taking out the clutter is part and parcel of a thorough cleaning. But instead of throwing away your belongings, you should try profiting off your used items while you're at it. Here are some suggestions on where you can unload your stuff for cash.<p>OfferUp: This handy site helps its users connect …

Personal Finance

Make Decluttering Easier by Ditching Items You’ve Kept Out of Guilt

When you're trying to minimize the amount of clutter you have around the house, there are a lot of things that can hold you back. Don't let guilt be …

Minimalism