Penny Cheong

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11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP

Sexy is a State of Mind

How to rock more confidence from the inside out<p>Here is some breaking news that could halt your self-trash-talking. Research shows that harping on your imperfections is a surprisingly unhealthy habit, one that can actually alter your physical appearance. In fact, a new study found that normal-weight …

5 Killer Life Coach Questions You Can Ask Yourself

Life is full of small questions: What will I wear to my meeting? Whats for lunch? Subway or cab?<p>Small questions are important as they facilitate the day to day running of our lives. The problem is, most people do not pause to ask themselves the big questions. The real questions. The questions that …

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make

Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos

11 Diet 'Rules' You Can Absolutely, Positively Break

With all the DOs and DON’Ts of dieting, losing weight can feel like a full time job. Not only do you have to monitor what you eat, but you need to be aware of when, where, why and how you chow down.<p>But even when it comes to dieting, some rules were made to be broken. In an effort to restore your …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

5 Strength Moves That Burn Fat Fast

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>The secret to slimming down isn't adding more cardio -- it's serious strength training! Rev up your metabolism and burn more calories around the clock with this muscle-making circuit.<p><i>How it works:</i> Perform each exercise back-to-back, resting 30 to 45 seconds between …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Quick Snacks You Can Feel Good About

Calorie counting is a tricky business. While managing calories is an important part of healthy eating, it’s easy to lose track of your intake between the tummy rumblings of a busy day, and it's too convenient to become reliant on the same bland, low-calorie options.<p>Thankfully, there are plenty of …

This Is Your Life, Are You Who You Want to Be?

Since losing my husband in the war in Afghanistan when I was just 25, I have learned so much in my short 28 years of life. Fighting my way through the challenges and hardship has caused my thought process to completely change. I am in a constant state of remembrance of the brevity of life. We only …

Motivation

5 Secrets From the Pros to a Stress-Free Life

So, you want to live a stress-free life?<p>Here's the good news: you don't have to start doing yoga every week, eat more kale, go vegan or know what a chakra is. All you have to do is to relax.<p>Try that, right now. Drop your tongue, relax your jaw, let your shoulders fall and uncross your legs. Here we …

Feel Like Crap? Need a Detox?

Detox is big these days. Everybody's talking about it and trying it -- juicing, fasting, cleansing, odd diets, colonics, and more. There are ancient healing systems that teach about detoxification, including Ayurveda. And each approach has its pros and cons.<p>But I think America needs a very …

Do What You Love and Change the World

I write a lot about how we are at our best when we are doing what we love.<p>Each week I receive emails from people who want to live this way but feel stuck.<p>Here's an example from my inbox:<p>I want to start over... I've had a successful career but I want more. I want to be overflowing with joy, living …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

Because you can't always take a vacation when you need to de-stress<p><i>By Shana Lebowitz for Greatist</i><p>There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. In other words, it’s the perfect time to relax. When …

The Right Drink For Every Situation

<i>By Nicole McDermott</i><p>Most of us may have water on tap and milk chilling in the fridge, but did you know these budget-friendly bevs (and more!) could do more than quench your thirst? We've rounded up 21 drink suggestions for every type of situation and need. From pickle juice to whiskey to cherry …

The best free things to do in New York

Expert guide to New York<p>New York city has a reputation for being pricey. And deservedly so. But there are a legion of fun, free things to do too. Here are the best free things to do for solo travelers, children, couples, and families, from free ferry trips to Staten Island (where views over …

The best free things to do in Amsterdam

A trip to Amsterdam need not squeeze on the wallet; the city is full of fantastic things to do free of charge. From whiling away time in a secret garden and wandering boat-speckled canals to exploring Amsterdam's trendiest district, Telegraph Travel's Amsterdam expert, Rodney Bolt gives his top …

9 Genius Tips to Make At-Home Salads Taste So Much More Amazing

We tapped the founder of Sweetgreen, a delicious up-and-coming salad chain, for his best tips

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

<b>Vegetables</b><p>Your mistake: Microwaving or boiling them<br>The fix: Steaming<p>Why it works: Steaming helps retain cancer-fighting nutrients in broccoli better …

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Dare to Be Brave

A few weeks ago, my older sister sent me a YouTube link to "Brave," a song by Sara Bareilles. The more I listened to it, the more I became captivated by the lyrics that were clearly directed at me:<p>Wow, such powerful words. I began to think of what my life would look like if I were brave enough to …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Productivity