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25 Of The Best Tips, Tricks, And Hacks For An Easier Pregnancy

Mom tested, mom approved.<p><i>Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Pregnancy

According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

Body Fat

Funny WiFi Names That Will Confuse Your Neighbors

When you get a new wireless router, you have the opportunity to give it a name, which you'll use to identify it in the list of nearby signals. You …

Wi-Fi

6 Everyday Things That Count As Meditation & Chill You Out, According To Experts

Want to know a secret? Even if you think you've never really "formally" meditated before, you might just be an expert meditator already. Contrary to …

Meditation

Seven Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

When I first moved into my (now) spouse’s house in 2001, she didn’t want to include my name in our answering machine greeting. Because of our big age …

Self-help

This Self-Hypnosis Technique Will Bring You Instant Calm

As I write this, I’m on an airplane. For me, flying isn’t just an uncomfortable nuisance. It’s an extremely anxiety-producing affair, so much so that …

Meditation

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

The 3-Step Blowout Technique That Will Give Your Hair Salon-Level Volume

Doing your own hair can be a real hassle if you don't have the right tools and techniques. With these simple steps, though, you'll get salon-worthy …

Hair

Better Than Real Estate: 2 Buys For 8%+ In Cash

Pity the poor landlord, stuck with a boatload of hassles: late rent payments, missed payments, tenants who disappear, tenants who trash the place before they leave.<p>The list of risks with owning rental property goes on and on! All just to (hopefully) collect a rent check at the end of the month.<p>But …

Real Estate

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

The 17 Best Snacks to Eat If You Have Diabetes

Prevent that low blood sugar crash with these healthy food pairings.<p>Once you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the way you approach food completely changes. That’s because dips and peaks in your blood sugar can dictate how you feel throughout the day, and the foods you eat play a major role in …

Nutrition

9 Best Beach Resorts Under $200 a Night

1 of 9<p>The Chequit, Shelter Island, New York<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>The Dean, Rhode Island<p>3 of 9<p>Rockhouse, Jamaica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Hotel La Semilla, …

What You're Entitled To If Your Flight Gets Canceled

A canceled flight almost always means taking a later one, which can lead to missing your connection, shortening your vacation, and sometimes even …

28-year-old who banked $250,000 says this mental shift is the key to saving money

Collectively, Americans are struggling to set aside money for retirement: 21 percent have nothing saved at all for their golden years.<p>One …

What Over-the-Counter Drugs Lower Cholesterol?

Prescription drugs are not your only option for treatment of high cholesterol. A number of over-the-counter drugs and supplements have been shown to …

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

15 Simple But Brilliant Tricks to Fix All Your Toilet Problems

Yes, it’s true your friendly neighbourhood plumber has made at least 100 dollars per hour fixing stuff which you can do as well! Of course, your …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

20 Super-Crazy Real Estate Myths That Don’t Add Up

When it comes to owning, buying or selling real estate, sometimes it seems hard to tell the myths from reality. There is so much bad advice floating …

Real Estate

How Do I Know What a House Is Really Worth Before Making an Offer?

Buying a home would prove so much easier if appraisals were made just before the homeowner put the dwelling on the market. Then, potential buyers …

5 Road Trip Apps That'll Make Planning Your Next Adventure Infinitely Easier

From the picturesque Pacific Coast Highway winding up the West Coast to the famous Route 66 passing through the Southwest to the scenic Cabot Trail …

Apps

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

This is the only sugar scrub recipe you need for soft, silky skin

People have been taking advantage of the powers of exfoliation for thousands of years—like, so far back that ancient Egyptians were even sloughing …

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Diabetes: Switching to common drugs raises risk of complications

A new study, published in the journal <i>BMJ</i>, finds that switching to a class of drugs called sulfonylureas could raise the risk of complications for …

15 One-Pan Chicken Recipes That Taste Even Better as Leftovers

Ain't nobody got time for more than one pan.<p>July 18, 2018<p>Using just one pan in the kitchen simplifies everything, from the process of preparing your …

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

8 Volumizing Shampoos That Will Give You The Thickest Hair Of Your Life

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

How do I save money by using 15-year mortgages? A Foolish Take

It's not just about getting a lower rate.<p>For those looking to buy homes, the most popular way to finance a home purchase is to take out a 30-year mortgage. With mortgage rates having been exceptionally low for years, it's been possible to get extremely attractive monthly payments even on relatively …

Personal Finance