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Beyoncé Writes Essay on Gender Equality

Girls may run the world, but Beyoncé is making it known that they don’t have the paychecks to show for it.<p>The singer has written an essay for The …

Feminism

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365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 10

So, how are you feeling about your connection to the universe? Has your mind quieted down enough for you to begin to remember your true home... for you to discover the light that shimmers in every cell of your being? Well then, let me help you if I can with this gentle guided visualization. I …

For Mind And Body: Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Boosts Both

For all of us nearing middle age, or slogging through it, yes, there is a benefit in eating a Mediterranean-style diet rich in fish, nuts, vegetables and fruit.<p>A new study published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> finds that women who followed this pattern of eating in their 50s were about 40 …

5 Ways to Feel Freaking Amazing

…Even on the day of the week you’re feeling your least hot<p>As if you needed another reason to dread the first day of the workweek, women tend to feel their least attractive on Mondays, according to a new study from PHD, a global media and communications agency. The company surveyed 684 women about …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

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10 Decisions That Will Make You Happier and Healthier

We can create health and happiness by choice. Those choices are in how we think, act and react to the things we cannot control. These 10 decisions are choices we can make to lead happier and healthier lives -- no matter what comes our way.<p><b>1. I am going to be nicer to myself.</b> Our thoughts can be our …

How Creative Are You? (QUIZ)

Creativity is not a one-size-fits-all kind of trait. As author and artist David. B. Goldstein, who wrote "Creative You: Using Your Personality Type To Thrive," recently told HuffPost, "there's more than one way to be creative -- everyone is creative and can be creative in their own way."<p>But while …

Grammar

How to Overcome the Fear of Failure

The fear of failure can become a very powerful force in each choice we make and each endeavor we undertake. While sometimes this fear can motivate us to succeed, other times it can defeat us, preventing us from pursuing our goals. Often it is at those times when we are faced with the greatest …

4 Abs Exercises You Haven’t Tried

Instant upgrades to your go-to moves<p>If you’re doing a million crunches and still not seeing results, it may be time to upgrade your core workout. For an even bigger challenge, try these four moves which are variations on your same-old abs exercises. All you need is a medicine ball and a resistance …

How stressed are you?

<b>Stress is part of everyday life and can be beneficial. But high levels over a long period can be seriously bad for our health.</b><p>The following test has been created with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy for National Stress Awareness Day. It has been designed to help you spot …

Psychotherapy

Zen Out In These 3 Unique Yoga Spots

It can be difficult to capture a few moments of inner peace in our chaotic lives. However, with the increasing availability of unique yoga classes, sneaking in some zen is becoming easier <i>and</i> more interesting. Check out three yoga classes below that can work with your daily routine to allow you to …

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b><br>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

The 10 Commandments of Teaching Yoga

I take what I do seriously. I consider myself a professional. Teaching yoga is my career.<p>For the past couple of years, I've become increasingly concerned for yoga, the students who practice it, and the teachers who teach it. I think yoga in this country is spiraling out of control, because of the …

Strong Body, Powerful Mind

Calorie torching, muscle sculpting, and stress reducing—with the right yoga moves, you really can have it all.<p>No one disputes that yoga will make you loose and limber. But there's one misconception we'd like to wrestle to the mat: that bending and stretching and twisting can't work you as hard or …

Master The Yoga Lunge

Tips from our yoga guru<p><b>I can't hold lunging poses long. What's better: lunging less deeply or taking standing breaks?</b> -Lindsey, Boston, MA<p>Back in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the …

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

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Taking It to the Weekend: The Pencil Skirt, Take 3

As we established in Monday's post, this Express skirt is anything BUT one of those intimidating, stiff, pencil skirts with matching suit jackets. On Monday I styled the piece into a monochromatic-themed look, and Wednesday, I paired the skirt with a leopard-print cardi. Both were scores! Today, …