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Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

19 Easy AF Lunches That Can Help You Lose Weight

These delish picks will satisfy your tastebuds—and your waistline.<p>When you're trying to shed pounds, lunchtime can be a real battle. While you might have pinned literally thousands of lunch ideas in hopes of slaying your brown bag game, sometimes (most times) laziness gets the best of us.<p>"Although …

Healthy Eating

12 DIY Paper Plant Projects for a Stunning Indoor Garden That Will LAST

When it comes to gardening, not everyone has a green thumb (guilty!), but that is totally okay. Plants can be the perfect accent to any home, but they’re sometimes a bit difficult to take care of, especially if you’re a busy bee. Luckily, indoor DIY gardens are a perfect alternative for anyone who …

Plants

Overcome Communication Breakdown in Relationships Using this Effective Communication Tool

Overcome Communication Breakdown in Relationships Using this Effective Communication Tool<p>Updated on July 19, 2016<p>Want to Overcome Communication …

5 crafty gifts for the DIY addict in your life

We all know someone whose identity is deeply rooted in their addiction to crafts and DIY projects. Their apartment is overflowing with supplies and …

Crafting

How to make a botanic leaf bowl

Gather a group of friends, a stack of supplies and schedule a making afternoon!<p><b>Gather your supplies</b><br>• Air-dry clay in white<br>• Large fresh green leaf …

One Exercise Sure to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

I have been treating patients using cognitive therapies for almost 15<p>years, and one of the most successful exercises I have ever seen work to help …

35 Laundry Tips and Tricks That Everyone Should Know

The words "laundry day" strike fear in even the bravest of hearts. Still, it simply has to happen — but it doesn't have so bad! We've rounded up the …

All-in-One Laundry Bombs

Laundry doesn't have to be a chore. Instead of lugging your detergent, stain stick, fabric softener, <i>and</i> your laundry to the washing machine or it …

10 Things To Remember When Dating A Divorced Dad

<i>This was originally published on Scary Mommy.</i><p>My relationship with a divorced father of three has been one of the most grueling, maddening, fulfilling, self-revealing things I've ever done, and it has taken me a ton of wrong moves and bad fights to find my way. Maybe these 10 guidelines can help you …

5 Things Wives Should Know About Mistresses

Let's be clear. There's never a good excuse for engaging in an affair with someone who is married. But it does happen. And at the end of the day, women who become mistresses or "the other woman" are our daughters, sisters, aunts, mothers, wives, and neighbors. They are women within our …

Create This Anthropologie Watercolor Wall Art for Half the Price

It can be hard to make a dorm room feel like home, but we know you’re up for the challenge! An easy way to instantly brighten up your space is with colorful art — renters and small space dwellers do this all the time. Transform your college digs into a bright and happy space with a DIY copycat …

Wall Art

DIY Beauty Products: 4 Superfood-Packed Beauty Products You Can Make In Your Kitchen

Ever toss your kale and berries into your blender and think “Facial mask!”? (Us too.) Of course, your skin care products can come directly from your kitchen, and not the beauty counter, says green-beauty savant Deborah Burnes.<p>Should you love the idea of being able to identify everything that goes …

The 7 best apps to make you healthier

Whether the first things you do when you get up in the morning are run and make yourself scrambled eggs or snooze the alarm and eat sugary cereal, those are habits. (Ditto healthy snacking, sleeping regularly, and remembering to call your mom once in a while.) And because habits by their nature …

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>It can be easy to overeat when training for a race: Once you finish with that afternoon run it’s tempting to reach for a bag of cookies or chips, but take a pause. Instead, it may just be perfect moment to indulge in an energy bite—a no-bake ball of …

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Do you need diet-friendly lunch ideas for work or home? Sometimes that mid-afternoon meal can make you feel fat and sleepy. But it doesn't have to be …

These 16 Golden Milk Recipes Are the Tastiest Health Hack Ever

If you haven’t heard, turmeric is having a golden moment. The yellow spice has been dominating our Pinterest and Instagram feeds, and for good reason! This spice has been recognized for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to reduce inflammation (the root of all disease), heal …

Recipes

23 Teeny Tiny Party Favors You Can DIY

Whether you’re picking out party favors for a summer wedding or spring party, there’s no going wrong with ones that are itty bitty in size. They’re compact, easy to carry and a great idea, especially when it comes to making a bunch for a large group. Plus, there’s just something about …

Decorations

Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Girlfriend And I Are Sexually Incompatible

Hello, all you creepy lovebones, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column covered by the Sakovia Accords.<p>This week, we’re going …

Seven surprising signs that you're suffering from emotional distress

As a doctor working in the field of psychological wellbeing, eliciting emotional ill health can often be a piece of detective work. For example, what is often termed ‘biologically based’ depression presents fairly uniformly with common symptoms, whoever we are and whatever our circumstances, and …

5 Steps for the Perfect Smoothie for Weight Loss

There are so many reasons to start drinking smoothies, especially for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. Here are five of them:<p>We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables, and get more antioxidants, vitamins, and healthy fats into our diet. A good smoothie has all of that.<br>• Smoothies are great …

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

11 TED Talks that will help you strengthen your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we …

5 Intentional Ways to Increase Intimacy in Your Relationship

Intimacy is at the core of every committed partnership. Well...it should be. But over time and after the inevitable process of settling into the complacent routines of a long-term relationship, intimacy seems to feel further away than it perhaps once was. Sure, you still have those days where you …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Workouts