Danielle Lester

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50 Ways To Be A Woman

<b>1.</b> Practice good personal grooming habits. If you are going to have colored hair, keep your roots covered. If you are going to have fake nails, keep …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Workouts

Host: Claire<p>Posted in Workouts<p>Sweatflix℠ is a brand-new option from BodyRock.tv for everyone out there who wants to get fit, toned, and sculpted. The …

Fixing Rubbed Thigh Holes in Jeans

My jeans aren't the most expensive. I tend to pick them up for about £10-£15 at New Look usually, but I did buy them from much cheaper shops for …

What All Great Relationships Have in Common

<b>“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” ~</b><b>Emily Kimbrough</b><p>My husband and I have been married for …

Relationships

10 Life-Changing Lessons I Wish I Learned Sooner

<b>“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>I recently turned thirty-eight.<p>Birthdays and new years always make me …

Albert Einstein

Setting Emotional Boundaries: Stop Taking on Other People's Feelings

<b>“The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.” ~Sonya Friedman</b><p>The longer I stayed on the phone, the more agitated I became. My mother was …

Hung Up

10 Ways to Let Go and Overcome a Bad Mood

<b>“Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.” ~Unknown</b><p>We all get in bad moods, no matter how positive we try to be.<p>Maybe you …

Pucker Up! 9 DIY Lipsticks, Stains, and Glosses to Try Before V-Day

If you’re planning on doing a fair share of puckering up exactly one month from now, then it’s time to start thinking about your Valentine’s Day lips. Going for a classic red? A super trendy berry stain? Or staying with a silky gloss? The possibilities are pretty endless—but you don’t have to run …

Makeup

Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter | Henry Happened

<b>Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter</b> | <i>Henry Happened</i><p>I love the body butter at the Body Shop, but it’s so expensive… luckily it’s really easy to make! You can find coconut oil at the health food shops - it’s not only great to use on your body, but in your cooking too. If you’re not keen on oranges, you can try using any body safe scent - try verbena for a lemony-coconut scent or add more coconut for a coconut-coconut scent!

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

The Easiest DIY Winter Pedi

“Toenails should be painted even when wearing boots. You carry yourself differently,” legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland once said. Even if the …

Coconut

Natural Remedies on Flipboard

By Deborah L Torres | Deborah L Torres created a magazine on Flipboard. “Natural Remedies on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other …

22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

More veggies. Less junk. You can do it!

What to Do When You Find It Hard to Do What’s Good for You

<b>“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I know how you feel.<p>You know you shouldn't eat that cookie, but it's …

Mind

6 Tips to Help You Free Yourself from Your Fearful Thoughts

<b>“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>Here I am, huddled up …

Mindfulness

Change Your Life: Be Honest with Yourself and Make Conscious Choices

<b>“If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.” ~Fay Weldon</b><p>During the last year I have made significant changes. I have changed my …

Extreme Cold Causes 'Frost Quakes' In Canada

Extreme Cold Causes ‘Frost Quakes’ In Canada<p>Category:<p>News<p>By Kraig Becker | January 8, 2014<p>The polar vortex that blew across North America over the …

The Secret to Fighting Better

Our 13-year-old son was tinkering with his new iPod. "Hey," he said. "I just recorded you guys!" And sure enough, from the tiny, tinny speaker, my …

Living Rooms

Vogue Living

Science Behind 3 Viral Polar Vortex Videos: Instant Snow, Ice Fog, Frozen Bubbles

Instant snow, ice fog, and frozen bubbles—get the science behind the phenomena.<p>It was so cold in some parts of the United States this week that boiling water turned to snow as soon as it was thrown into the air. A video by Wisconsin meteorologist Eric Holthaus that illustrated the phenomenon has …

This Ancient Martial Art Can Fight Disease, Calm The Mind And Slow Aging

Americans have no difficulty adopting ancient practices into their health regimens. Take yoga, the ancient mind-body practice and contemporary fitness craze (and $27 billion industry), which continues its prominence in the mainstream -- even after decades of increasing popularity. Many forms of …

Note to Self: Love Your Body

January is self-love month, and there's no better place to start than with your body, especially areas like cellulite. I've always eaten healthy foods, exercised regularly, and never needed to lose weight. One of my doctors used to say I was boring because all my tests (blood, cholesterol, blood …

Good Ways to Deliver Bad News

I like getting good news at the start of the new year, and I assume you do, too. Good news is always nice, and it's even sweeter when its arrival appears as a positive omen for the months to come.<p>Given all these assumptions and expectations, you can understand why I was disappointed when bad news …

Eating slowly may cut meal size | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People may consume fewer calories over the course of a meal when they eat slowly, a new study suggests. But it’s not clear if that strategy works as well for people who are overweight or obese as it does for their slimmer peers.<p>Past studies have come to mixed conclusions …

Which Is Better For Weight Loss: Low Fat or Low Calorie?

The answer lies in one simple weight-loss rule<p><b>The question:</b> Which is better if you’re trying to lose weight: low-fat foods or low-calorie ones?<p><b>The expert:</b> Lisa Young, Ph.D., author of <i>The Portion Teller Plan</i><p><b>The answer:</b> Low-calorie foods—without question. “Ultimately, weight loss is about calorie …

Is Olive Garden Healthier Than McDonald’s? Maybe Not

Wrong. In a new study published in the <i>Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior</i>, researchers from Drexel University and the University of …

5 Ways 'Feeling Fat' Makes You Eat More, Not Less

I work with women who can't "control themselves" around food -- women who think about food all the time, trying to stick to some diet or "healthful eating" ideal they've developed over the years, but who, no matter what they do, always end up "falling off the wagon" at some point or another.<p>Body …