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7 Women You Become When You’re With The Wrong Guy

Relationships are hard to form and maintain. We go through multiple partners in our lifetimes before we find someone that is truly meant to be. After …

15 Minute Workout: 4 Isometric Moves for a Toned Body

These isometric moves build muscle and blast fat!<p>Fast and furious isn't the only pace that will score you the physique of your dreams.<p>In fact, slowing down—and even holding still—can make workouts more effective. When you rush through exercises without distinct pauses at certain points, you don't …

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8 Life-Changing Lessons Exercise Enthusiasts Can Learn From 'Thrive'

Two months ago, on a road trip to the Oregon coast, I read a life-changing book: <i>Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well Being, Wisdom, and Wonder</i> by Arianna Huffington.<p>I'm a true believer in serendipity and thus believe I was meant to read this book at a very …

4 Easy Home Improvements for a Slimmer Waistline

Make these tiny changes to keep the weight off for good!<p><i>This story was repurposed with permission from fitbie.com.</i><p>There are a lot of things that we take control of in our day-to-day lives. Choosing to bike or carpool to work, picking out an outfit in the morning, selecting one coffee shop over …

Nutrition

5 Great & Easy Ways to Jumpstart Your Day

These simple routines will leave you feeling and looking your best.<p>Good morning, sunshine. If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, the AM is the most important time—you’ll set the mood for the 24 hours ahead. Taking a few minutes for these simple routines will leave you feeling and …

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The Playlist That’ll Push You Harder Than You Could Ever Push Yourself

Just like that workout buddy that motivates you to give it your all<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Swerve Fitness shares one of its latest playlists.</i><p>You know how you can suddenly run faster or eek out a few …

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10 Celebrity Trainer Tips For Last-Minute Bikini Prep

Hit the beach with a slimmer waistline.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Only have a week or two before you're set to don a bikini? We asked the top celebrity trainers to spill all the last-minute weight-loss advice they give their clients when they are prepping for …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

Beyond Death: The Science of the Afterlife

This question is more than a mind-bender. For thousands of years, certain people have claimed to have actually visited the place that, Saint Paul …

Scientific Research

Have You Done Squats Lately? The Importance of Working Your Legs

Let's talk about legs. Strong legs means more than a hot pair of gams! Our legs are comprised of some of the largest muscle groups in our body and carry us from place to place... so they're pretty important. At the most basic level, legs can be broken down into the quadriceps (the front of the …

Climate Change Debate: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>We should all be comfortable, shouldn’t we?</i><p>Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable …

10 Things That Will Happen When You Get Cheated On

Getting cheated on is the worst, but I don’t feel like that’s much of a revelation. I mean, I’ve never heard anyone say “I got cheated on, and it was …

Spring-Cleaning the Garage and Outdoors

If the only thing that fits in your garage is your cars, spring-cleaning time could not have come too soon. Clear out the clutter and establish some designated spaces. You'll enjoy your new and improved layout for seasons to come. First, set up a recycling station and a spare pantry. Bins for …

7 Things You Can Never Change About Someone

<i>Ultimately, any and all change has to be the result of wanting to change yourself. If you’re adjusting and altering your behaviors, feelings, and</i> …

15 Things Single People Are Tired of Hearing

What's that sound? It's white noise blocking out the well-meaning person proclaiming groundbreaking news about where you can meet someone, asking why you're still single, or...

Today's Free Daily Couple's Lovescope

The universe is a complicated place. Why not utilize every kind of horoscope possible to help untangle the web of mystery that surrounds us?<p>Whether …

18 Qualities You Need To Find In A Partner Before You Commit To Them

By Brian Gates,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ht9XgM<p>1. Trustworthiness. Trust is the foundation of a relationship. Without trust, there is nothing.<p>…

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

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How Antidepressants Affect Selfhood, Teenage Sexuality, and Our Quest for Personal Identity

<i>“Great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them,”</i> Anaïs Nin famously wrote. But what if it doesn’t balance out? What if the emotional excess, believed to be essential to creativity, was of the negative and crippling kind? One …

The Psychology of Stress, Orgasm, and Creativity

<i>“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’”</i> philosopher Alain de Botton argued in his meditation on sex, <i>“the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of</i> …

Mark Twain on Religion and Our Human Egotism

A large part of what made Mark Twain the greatest American satirist was his capacity for cultural nitpicking, from his irreverent advice to little girls to his critique of the press to his snarky commentary on the outrageous requests he received. But one subject to which Twain applied his exquisite …

How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …

Dog Songs: Mary Oliver on What Dogs Teach Us About the Meaning of Our Human Lives

<b>Mary Oliver</b> is not only one of the sagest and most beloved poets of our time, a recipient of a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, but is also among literary history’s greatest pet-lovers. <b>Dog Songs</b> (<i>public library</i>) collects her most soul-stirring poems and short prose celebrating that special …