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Revealed! The Recipe for Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Caramel Cookies From How I Met Your Mother

Now that the Mother has been introduced in <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, it somehow seems only appropriate that she knows how to make cookies. Good ones too—peanut butter, chocolate, and caramel—that she fed to Lily to get her to calm down. Oh, yum.<p><i>People</i> managed to find the recipe for the delectable …

6 Tips For Making A Perfect Pizza Pie

Photo: Courtesy of Flour & Stone.<p>We don't know too many people who don't like pizza. In fact, most folks <i>love</i> it — even our carb-phobe and gluten-free …

How to Look Hot After a Workout

No time to shower after your sweat session? These tips will keep you looking (and smelling!) fresh<p><b>Mop It Up</b> Spritz an oily hairline with dry shampoo, then flip your head upside down and spray underneath. Massage in, then blast just your hairline and crown with a blow-dryer on high heat. Alterna …

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25 Ways To Live Differently

If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own …

Costa Rica

12 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

These surprising bad habits are keeping you from hitting your weight loss goals

Nutrition

A Step-By-Step To The Easiest Cocktail Ever

<i>Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some</i> …

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Learn how to make a DIY face scrub with three ingredients

Change-Your-Life Tips: 5 Little Things to Give Your Self-Esteem a Major Boost

Today marks the kickoff of the 4th annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend program to help take care of something seen as a major problem: Six of 10 girls stop doing the things they love because they feel bad about their looks. That's why the hashtag this year is #girlsunstoppable—Dove wants girls and …

How to Eat All Day and Still Be Skinny, According to Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis' new book, <i>Giada's Feel Good Food</i>, is out in November and packed with delicious, healthy tips. We picked her brain (and kitchen) for the secrets of her success. Listen in:<p><b>You eat all day, and yet you're teeny. Explain, please.</b><p>I eat a little bit of everything I want, but not a lot …

Martha Beck: How to Stop Taking Out Your Anger on Others

3 Things I Wish I'd Started Doing for My Skin in My 20s

Ugh, I just returned from a traumatic visit to Urban Outfitters. It was my first genuine I-feel-old experience. Forget stuff not fitting right or being too revealing. You know you're a geriatric customer when 90 percent of the clothes look <i>confusing</i> to you. I tried to play it cool, but my mind was …

How-To: SpaghettiOs Cupcakes With Velveeta Frosting and Goldfish Cracker Dust

If you happen to be collecting tasty recipes that you can make from the rations in your bomb shelter, then feast your eyes on these ingenious aberrations featuring spaghettiOs, velveeta, and goldfish crackers, from Foodbeast.<p>[via Neatorama]

The 15-Minute "Work Out Any Time "Workout

Exercise 1 Leg Curl<p>Lie faceup on the floor, knees bent and both heels on a towel; lift your hips until your body forms a straight line from knees to shoulders <b>(a)</b>. Slide your heels away from you as far as you can without dropping your hips <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do …

7 Ways to Bliss Out Your Bedroom

Maximize your room’s relaxation potential with these seven tricks<p>Is your bedroom more of a hot mess than a healing oasis? You’re not alone—Only a quarter of women say they view their bedroom as a relaxing retreat, compared with about a third of men, according to a new survey by Leggett & Platt, a …

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Weekend Challenge: Fire Hydrant In-Out

Stability exercises like this are highly effective at working the abdominal muscles that make up your six pack<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to</i> …

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5 Ways To Deal With Conflict Properly At Work

Before it's the other side of noon, you have probably engaged in battle - outright or in your head- with your boss, a co-worker, or someone on your commute into work.<p>It's really hard that we have to share this planet - and our workplace - with others. But we do. And since 90% of the battles we …

Work For Yourself Or Collect A Salary From Someone Else — Here's How To Think About It

Earning a salary, working for someone else, is earning 'fixed income,' which means you hope it comes close to covering your lifestyle expenses. Like all fixed income, however, it will be limited. In the case of your salary, the limitation of your fixed income comes not from prevailing interest …

Wal-Mart's Customers Are More Broke Than Anyone Realizes

Sales rose 1% to $113 billion, falling below Wall Street's expectations.<p>The largest U.S. retailer blamed the miss on a slew of economic factors, including the payroll tax increase, tax refund delays, and even bad weather.<p>But the scary truth about Wal-Mart's customers?<p>They're broke, said Brian …

9 Management Lessons We've Learned From The Office's Michael Scott

After nine long years, The Office came to a close last night (sad!). And while there are plenty of things we'll miss—Jim and Dwight's pranks, Kevin's one-liners, and all the Andy drama—no one will ever replace the man who started it all.<p>So, in honor of the show's finale, we decided to review the …

You Don't Need Permission To Try Something Awesome — Just Do It

Sometimes everybody around you is wrong. Frightfully, horrifically mistaken That's important to remember. One of the things business experts tell you when you are considering changes to your sales strategy is the idea that you need to "listen to your marketplace". That you need to take your idea …

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …

Why You Feel Smart Around Some People But Dumb Around Others

We've all been there: you feel especially smart and funny when talking to a particular person, only to feel hopelessly unintelligent and inarticulate in the presence of another.<p>You're not imagining things. Experiments show that when people report feeling comfortable with a conversational partner, …

9 Leadership Traits To Look For In New Hires

From leading a company to hiring workers, you necessarily must know what you're good at and what, if anything, you need help with to properly meet your company's goals. I'd argue that your leadership-development efforts may be more valuable for achieving startup success than building business …

24 Leaders Give Their Best Advice To New Graduates

Great advice is needed more than ever. In its latest "Influencers" series, LinkedIn asked 70+ top professionals, from Fortune 500 CEOs to media icons what the class of 2013 needs to succeed.<p>Some share their commencement speeches while others share the things that they wish they knew before starting …

6 Rules That Should Be Guiding Your Career

Why? Though Pink doesn't bog the story down with academic research, all of his core ideas are backed up by plenty of studies, many of which I've posted about in the past.<p>So what does he have to say? Six simply-stated concepts:<p>So let's break these down and explore what they mean and why they're so …

Millennials Have Their Own Definition of Entrepreneurship

By 2025, Gen Y is going to make up 75% of the global workforce and their independent-thinking and entrepreneurial mindset is going to change the future of the workplace.<p>Unless employers can understand this, they'll risk losing their top talent, says Dan Schawbel, founder of Millennial Branding and …

The Best Way To Test Yourself Is To Start From Nothing

The British entrepreneur started working in the digital space in 1996 — "very early in the U.K." — and a few years and jobs later, got burned when the dot com bubble burst.<p>By 2003, he decided he had nothing to lose by packing his bags and following his girlfriend to New York City. "I moved with no …

17 Stanford Business Students Who Are Going To Change The World

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, it's surrounded by the companies and minds that have created some of the most influential companies in the world.<p>Students don't just come to get a job that pays more after school, but to create disruptive companies and change the world. We've picked out some …

7 Things You Should Never Wear To The Office On Summer Fridays

For adults, summer Fridays are pretty much the equivalent of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory (minus all that gratuitous killing of innocent children).<p>For some offices they let you take off every or every other Friday, some let out at noon, some permit a more casual dress code, etc. We will talk …