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10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem | Inc.com

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard to understand …

3 Mantras to Guide Your Personal Personal Growth Day-by-Day

Personal growth is the result of accumulating knowledge over years. It rarely strikes like lightning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you offered me a chance to go back in time and change the path that led me to where I'm at today, I would politely decline. While far …

These Breakfast Taco Recipes Are Life's Reward For Getting Out Of Bed

Mornings have never looked so good.<p>The fastest way to make any morning better — even Monday mornings — is breakfast tacos.<p>Breakfast tacos offer everything that is beloved about the taco. It has the tortilla, it gives you a reason to eat even more guacamole than you already do, and it offers the …

This Is Why You Should Keep Having Sex Into Old Age

Researchers found a link between sexual activity and better cognition in elderly patients.<p>If you're like me, you face the inevitability of getting older by putting your hands over your ears and singing "la la la" to drown out the sound of your ever-present mortality. But, hey, at least sex doesn't …

WHO's recommended level of exercise too low to beat disease – study

Higher levels of physical activity can achieve bigger reductions in the risk of five common chronic diseases, but only if people engage in levels far above the recommended minimum exertion, a study has suggested.<p>An analysis of 174 studies found that gardening, household chores and more strenuous …

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In the kitchen: A mezze party and some strange fruit

August is a fantastic time to hit your local farmers markets, as well as to translate that produce into seasonal recipes — as you doubtless know if you're reading this newsletter. We can help with that, of course, and so can local writer Amelia Saltsman, author of the "The Santa Monica Farmers' …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of

I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm …

Recipes

10 Perfect Potato Salad Recipes for a July 4th Spread

July 4th is fast approaching, so if you're in the mood to throw a barbecue, you'd do well to start planning your menu now. Visions of grilled burgers and beautifully seared steaks may be dancing in your head (they sure are in mine), but sides deserve a spot on the dance floor, too, and a good …

How To Forgive Yourself Using Meditation And Compassion

<b>You are worthy of love & forgiveness</b><p>So many of us struggle with the concept of self-compassion. It seems that we carry around a belief that we are unworthy of the tenderness and kindness we would give a child or a person in pain. Yet we, too, are in need of compassion and tenderness as we move …

How to Use Meditation to Strengthen your Inner-Observer.

Know thyself.<p>Through yoga we aim to learn our true nature, and mediation is one part of this journey.<p>I’ve been practicing meditation as long as I’ve …

Skinny Dipping? No, This Cheesecake Dip Is Full Fat and AMAZING!

Some may call this a cheesecake where you forgot to include the base. We’re calling it cheesecake dip. It’s the ultimate party food (or the best Friday night feast if you don’t want to share), best served while watching one of these 10 Oscar-worthy movies. Graham cracker crusts are awesome, but …

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The T-Mobile Tuesdays #getthanked app gets tanked, depriving customers of their freebies

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere is known for his colorful language. But after the mobile carrier’s T-Mobile Tuesdays app failed to deliver the freebies Legere promised, customers probably dropped a few F-bombs of their own.<p><i>(Update: At 4:45 PM, T-Mobile sent a text saying that the T-Mobile</i> …

10 Chocolate Ice Cream Recipes That Are Rich, Creamy, and Dairy-Free - One Green Planet

June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. We don’t know why and we’re not sure how such a splendid food holiday came into existence. Research …

15 Super-Lazy Dump Desserts That Are Delicious As Hell

All you need is a Crock-Pot and an appetite.

6 Unexpected Foods You Can Freeze

You can freeze AVOCADO?! What is this madness?<p>And all along I thought the only things worth freezing were little cubes of water, bottles of cheap tequila, and pre-shelled edamame.<p>As it turns out, the freezer is your door to Narnia, although space is tighter and there are no religious undertones. …

1 T-Shirt, 3 Ways: How Our Staffers Styled Their New Favorite Tee

From Calle Del Mar<p>This month, NYLON staffers took on the challenge of styling one item of clothing in three different ways. We chose one of our favorite up-and-coming brands, Calle Del Mar, and Aza Ziegler, designer behind the label, created a new take on the T-shirt in a knit fabric. We …

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

53 Scandalous Dresses That Made People Lose Their Sh*t

9 Healthy Korean Recipes You Can Make at Home

You'll be surprised at how skillful you are in the kitchen when you whip together these tasty Korean dishes from some of the top new cookbooks<p>This …

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

Awake At The Bedside - Zen and the Art of Dying

The editors of <i>Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of- Life Care</i> want to make one thing very clear: this book is not about dying, it's about life and what it can teach us, it's about caring and what giving care really means.<p>Equal parts instruction manual and …

What Is Your Mindfulness Personality Type?

If you told me that I had the personality of a sea slug, would I fire you for insulting me, or would I promote you to head of marketing because you demonstrated that you really know how humans think and behave?<p>Single celled organisms like protozoa have simple, binary mechanisms for survival: they …

These Are The 25 Best TV Theme Songs Of All Time

There are many noble quests in life. Trying to cure cancer. Trying to end poverty. Trying to rank the best television theme songs of all-time. This article is primarily focused on the third of those things. TV theme songs are becoming increasingly less relevant. This is due to the fact that …

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21 Amazing Holiday Books You Need To Read ASAP

What better way to celebrate the holidays than reading a book by a warm fire?

The Only 4 Moves You Need to Sweat Your Ass Off in 15 Minutes

These exercises work better together.<p>If your biceps and triceps were a couple, they'd never argue over who was on laundry versus trash duty. Each has its own main job: Biceps bend your arms, triceps extend them. Always. No tradesies.<p><i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and</i> …

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Here's What Happens When You Drink Red Wine Every Night

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

9 Genius Coconut Oil Beauty Tips

I feel like I’m constantly hearing about new ways that the ever-so-trendy coconut oil can amp up my beauty routine, which is why I've finally added …

5 Minutes with Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson has transformed the bodies of everyone from Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez to Nicole Richie and Kim Kardashian—not to mention her own. So who better to go to for fitness advice? Between training an impressive roster of celebrity clients and partnering with Zicam for National …

Fitness