Lisa Ellen

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J.Crew Just Introduced Six New “Life-Changing” Pants

We’ve long subscribed to the thought that clothing has magical powers and it seems that J.Crew does, too. Following Jenna Lyon’s departure from the …

10 Comfy Everyday Sneakers SELF Editors Are Loving This Summer

I always used to spend my summers sliding into my favorite flip-flops or sandals and walking all over—whether I was working or off exploring a new …

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pack These Items in Your Suitcase and You're Practically French

Have you even wanted to get a glimpse inside a French girl’s suitcase and see an up-close look at exactly which essentials they’re packing for a …

Simple Steps to a Healthy Home This Spring

Giving your home a thorough spring cleaning can certainly make it shine. But a few other steps will help you make sure you're living in a healthy …

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8 Ways to Keep Your Shoes From Smelling Like Stinky Feet

With sneakers trending and temperatures rising, we’re ditching our boots for shoes that let us go sockless. But with this switch comes a problem we …

The Difference Between Happiness and Pleasure

We are a pleasure seeking society. Most of us spend our energy seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. We hope that by doing this, we will feel happy. Yet deep, abiding happiness and joy elude so many people.<p>There is a huge difference between happiness and pleasure. Pleasure is a momentary feeling that …

The Smell of Your Sweat Can Make Other People Happy

People seem to be able to send happy vibes through their sweat, according to a new study in <i>Psychological Science</i>. The study found that women showed …

7 Positive Psychology Happy Habits for Work and Life

As a positive psychology coach and educator, people share with me all the time, <i>"I just want to be happier."</i> Whether we are looking for greater harmony in our family relationships, more meaningful friendships, greater purpose and satisfaction at work, or more engagement in our community, the end …

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Enhance Your Happiness

"It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one …

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

Happiness

13 Life-Altering Shower Hacks

Get ready faster and keep your bathroom cleaner at the same time.<p><b>1. If your shower caddy is too small to hold all your products, install a second tension rod and use hooks to hang everything instead.</b> This will create more room for storage and prevent mildew from gathering around the overflow of …

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