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Happiness Graffiti and 8 More Photos to Brighten Your Day

Sometimes you just need a little reminder that happiness is closer than you think. Maybe even right there on the sidewalk beneath your feet.<p>The Joy …

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7 Modern Day Ways To Leave A Lasting Impression

Dale Carnegie wrote a fantastic book back in 1936 that really spelled out How to Win Friends and Influence People, and in my view it was so …

5 Books You Might Have Missed in 2013 (But You Should Really Read in 2014)

As some of you know, I've spent the last year reading a bestseller a week. The idea behind the project was for me to break down my culturally relevant reading ignorance. Which is a fancy way of saying that the idea behind the project was correcting the fact that whenever I looked at the <i>New York</i> …

New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life

It’s a new year, and once again Americans will stuff their heads with mindless optimism and pathological hope. Try reading these books instead to …

Top 10 Tips to Live Your Most Blissed Life

If you would have asked me years ago what my most blissed life entailed, I would have said parties, alcohol, older boyfriend, sleeping out and rollin' with my crew. Turns out, this wasn't the most sustainable recipe for blissful living.<p>Looking back, I wasn't shining my "true colors."<p>I said yes to …

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

Big Fat Lies I Tell Myself

If you follow my blog, you know that I have been reading like crazy this summer. My latest find: <i>Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves</i>, by Amy Ahlers. When a friend recommended this book, I thought, "I'm a psychologist. I work all the time with people engaged in self-deception. Why would I need to read …

Make a Habit of Happiness and Resiliency

One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more …

The Coolest Wine Gadget EVER

I have just seen the coolest thing in the wine world. It's a game changer. I have to tell you I've seen the future of wine. The Coravin "wine access" system is going to change how wine is served and consumed in restaurants, wine tasting rooms and at home.<p>Wine's biggest enemy is oxygen. Once you …

Cheapism: Best budget lipstick

Some women have monogamous relationships with their lipstick. They find a signature lip color that becomes almost as much a part of their look as their skin or eye color. Others are promiscuous, choosing a different shade and finish depending on the season, the occasion, their outfit, or their …

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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

45 Uses For Lemons That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity …

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

<i>by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition</i><p>The majority of Americans committed to a New Year's fitness resolution on January 1st. By January 10th, half of those had already thrown in the towel. A recent Gold's Gym survey found that by …

Levi's Shapewear Jeans Will Give You A Lift (PHOTOS)

For some of us, shapewear is a vital part of every outfit. So imagine the time we'd save if Spanx were actually <i>built in</i> to our clothing!<p>Well, we don't have to imagine for much longer. Though we've heard rumors of Spanx jeans in the past, someone else beat them to the punch: Today, Levi's revealed …

Cancer Is Not All I Have

I have cancer.<p>I also have a quarter-sized beauty mark on my right hip. My dad has a matching one that's half-dollar-size and my sister's is the size of a dime. Same exact spot.<p>I have recurrent, chemo-resistant Hodgkin Lymphoma. It persists despite slews of drug combinations, radiation, two …

5 Things Your Surgeon Forgets to Tell You

Going into surgery soon? Make sure you know about the "five little pearls" -- bits of practical wisdom that won't be in that fancy color pamphlet that the surgeon gives you or the packet of loose papers that the nurse shoves into your hands as you're hurried out the door after surgery. When I had …