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11 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be …

This workout can give you a toned butt in a week

A past member of London’s Royal Ballet Company, Cindy Jourdain, Katrina Kaif’s personal trainer, blends the best moves from many schools of fitness, …

A 1970’s Mt. Olympus House Transformed in the Center of LA

Alexander Purcell Rodrigues is well-known for his incredible furniture designs but did you know he tackles houses too? The multi-hyphenated designer …

Kodama Zomes: Hanging Geodesic Seats & Beds

As we’re about to get down and dirty with summer, you can always find us scouting ways to help enjoy the boiling hot months. Our newest favorite? …

20 Secrets Genuinely Happy People Never Told You

Happiness is a choice, and genuinely happy people make the choice to be happy, everyday! But what you may not know is that happy people face …

13 Ways to Be an Exceptional Teacher

(Attribution: Teacher Appreciation Cupcakes by Clever cupcakes, Creative Commons License)<p>Quick, tell me the name of your most favorite teacher, ever.<p>The one who influenced you the most: the one who had maximum impact: the one who brought out the best in you and made you think you could do anything …

10 dangerous exercises that lead to injuries

<b>(DailyBurn) —</b> Week after week, studies come out about the benefits of exercise. And while online resources can inspire you in countess ways to get moving, you likely won't learn the correct way to squat or dead lift via YouTube.<p>The monkey see, monkey do mentality could, in fact, be a recipe for …

Lagree Fitness: Kim Kardashian's and Sofia Vergara's Pilates Workout

There's a workout craze sweeping America—and while you might not have known it existed, celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Sofia Vergara, and even First Lady Michelle Obama have been onto it for years now. It's called Lagree Fitness, or as many like to call it: <b>Pilates on steroids.</b><p>Here's how it's …

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Top Five Startup Tips From Jessica Alba, Millennial Mogul

For the cover of Forbes’ inaugural America’s Richest Self-Made Women issue, I profiled movie-star-turned-mogul Jessica Alba.<p>At just 34 years old, she’s built The Honest Company into a $1 billion household products empire, raking in $150 million in revenues in 2014 and with a public offering on the …

Jessica Alba

I Asked a Neuroscientist Why I Want to Crush Every Cute Animal I See

Have you ever said, "Oh my God that puppy is so adorable I could just KILL it?" That's called "cute aggression," and it's a well-documented psychological phenomenon.<p>You know that feeling when you're holding something adorable and suddenly want to mash its cute little ribcage into its lungs? It's a …

11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

3 Foods You Should Be Eating For A Bloat-Free Belly

There are many reasons we gain weight, one of which is inflammation. Though it's a natural, healthy response our bodies use for protection (think …

How to Use The "O.H.I.O Method" To Beat Your Brain's Secret Coping Mechanism: Procrastination

<b>Procrastination is humanity’s most illogical problem.</b><p>How can people have such good intentions and yet be so totally unable to follow …

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Sculpt Your Butt and Legs with One Killer Move

This exercise is heavy-duty, and you're going to love it.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Sumo Squat:</b> This move engages your …

Workouts

20 Easy, Vegan Recipes to Inspire You and Your Family to #EatForThePlanet

To continue the love for plant-based foods through our #EatForThePlanet movement, we thought we’d rally up 20 of our favorite, easy recipes you can …

Healthy Eating

A Beautiful Visual On The Impact of Technology on Today's Classrooms

April 28, 2015<br>We just came across this beautiful visual on the impact of technology on classroom learning and teaching and wanted to pass along some …

Best Protein to Eat Before Every Workout

Though you may already know that what you put in your mouth before breaking a sweat can help you make it through your workout without getting …

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

Andrew Nguyen<p>Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its application to business newer still. The term was coined in 1990 in a research paper by two psychology professors, John D. Mayer of UNH and …

When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge

Distributed leadership is not about delegating tasks, but giving individuals ownership over outcomes and creating a culture of innovation.<br>[[ This is …

4 Good Tech Tools for Teaching Writing

February 15, 2015<br>As an EdTech enthusiast, I am always looking for potent ways to leverage the power of digitality into my everyday learning. Writing …

5 Reasons Simple Raw Foods are Superfoods

A diet that is high in plant foods tends to offer up plenty of heath benefits, but if you aren’t eating your fair share of raw food you are missing …

Nutrition

Is your make-up poisoning you? Miranda Kerr's beauty guru claims she lost her memory and hair at the hands of 'toxic' products

• <b>Rose-Marie Swift fell ill because of 'toxic' cosmetics</b>• <b><br>Sticks by the mantra 'the skin is a mirror to your gut'</b>• <b><br>Launched blog devoted to exposing the</b> …

Reasons to Eat Vegan Even if Everyone You Know Disagrees With You

Vegan diets are all the rage right now, but some people still don’t believe they’re the best option. Perhaps you’ve heard of the health benefits of a …

Green Living

Boost your libido with the good sex diet

Not only can eating an unhealthy diet make you fat, it can also send your sex drive crashing, as nutritional deficiencies wreak havoc with your …

A Bright Idea: Teaching Educators To Be Entrepreneurs

Several years ago the National Science Foundation surveyed the small businesses that had won its innovation research grants (through the SBIR program) to see how they were progressing five and ten years after their awards. While there were unquestionably many successes, of those companies that …

Innovation

55 Inspiring Ideas to Update Your Kitchen

Color, cabinets, and more.<p>Remodeling your kitchen? Look no further. We've rounded up the best ideas for color, cabinets, lighting, floors, and more.

Interior Design

Hot Bedroom Design Trends Set to Rule in 2015!

As we kick start the New Year and shake away the holiday blues, it’s time to take a look at the design trends that will be making the biggest impact …