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How to Be Really Happy

I’m a student of happiness. I like to read and study about the subject, and probably like you, I aspire to be happy in my life. This is why I am so …

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

DIY At-Home Image Transfers onto Fabric and Wood

<i>Paulina Thai is a senior graphic design student at the University of Cincinnati, with a special interest in food photography, fashion, hand lettering and brand identity. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Your environment has a huge …

Nails

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

50 Tips to Help You Make the Best Soup You've Ever Had

Have you ever added a Parmesan rind to your soup? Or V8? Have you ever wondered how to make better matzo ball soup? Or how to cool homemade soup …

5 Things You Need to Know to Get Lean

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, room temperature<p>3 …

Baking

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

The ultimate collection of lip-smacking cakes that you can make in a mug, in the microwave, in five minutes flat<p>Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake over the years. There's is something satisfyingly overindulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a …

5 Reasons Your Resume Doesn't Stand Out From the Crowd

The time has come to look for a job. You’ve been editing your resume like a maniac, taking in all the advice on what to take out and what verbs to …

Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

Chatting with people you don't know is easy if you follow one simple rule.<p>I was at a conference with a client. Everyone knew him. He was the <i>guy</i>. I was just some guy with him. No problem... until he got pulled away.<p>Then I was just some guy who didn't know a soul. And I'm really, really bad at being …

Self-help

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

4 Questions to Size Up Job Candidates Fast and Cut the B.S.

Want potential hires to show their true selves? Ask them these unusual questions.<p>Want to always hire the right people--engaged, productive and loyal folks who will stick around long enough to do good work? It's all about asking the right interview questions, says Patrick Brandt, CEO of Zimbra, an …

Employment

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

How Your “Someday” List Reveals Who You Really Are And What You Really Want To Do

If you say you’re going to do something “someday,” what does that mean exactly? According to the team behind productivity app Any.do, if you don’t make progress on that goal in six weeks, you’re probably never going to.<p>Once upon a time, to-do lists were simply scrawled on scraps of paper. These …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

9 Fabulous Bedrooms for Every Style

A space for every style.<p>From modern to traditional, we've got a space for every style. Plus, see more ideas for beautiful bedroom decorating.

Nails to DIY for: 20 Trendy Tutorials

Guess what? Crazy colorful nails are here to stay. Whether you love a simple glittery ombre or a bright neon tribal pattern, it’s time to try your hand at some DIY nail art. To get you started, we’ve rounded up 20 trendy tutorials that… nail it!<p>Be sure to head to the comments below to let us know …

Mid-Century modern

How 15 Designers Decorated Their Kids' Rooms

These spaces are fun and functional.<p>Whether you have a toddler or a teen, you want your child's bedroom to be a place they can enjoy and also get some much-needed rest every night. These designers share how they transformed their children's rooms and their decorating ideas are sure to inspire you.

Relaxing Bedroom Colors for Your Interior

What makes a <b>bedroom relaxing</b>? Is it decor that conjures memories of a trip to a luxury hotel? Is it opulent textiles in designer finishes? Is it the …

Interior Design

How to repurpose your old iPad

Getting a new iPad? Before you sell the outdated one, consider these options for repurposing it. Turns out you can teach an old tablet new tricks.<p>It's no big secret that Apple will take the wraps off a couple of new iPads tomorrow, most likely an updated full-size model and perhaps a Retina …

Balsamic Vinegar

Ginger-Honey Glazed Salmon

<b>Servings: Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup orange juice<p>1/4 cup soy sauce<p>2 Tbsp. fresh ginger ,' 'finely chopped<p>2 Tbsp. honey<p>1 tsp. toasted sesame oil ' '<p>1 …

A Malibu Ranch With Electric Color

Nickey Kehoe wakes up a slumbering ranch.<p>Interior designers Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe inject surprising and bold color — a pink wool sofa, an electric blue dining room, a jade green kitchen island — into a Malibu house for a young, extroverted family. The result is a fun, high-energy home makeover. …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

Healthier Chocolate Cake with a Secret

Cake.<p>Chocolate cake!<p>Chocolate cake made without flour, sugar, or dairy. Low carb and gluten-free, of course. Cake made out of a surprise ingredient, …

Dessert

Baked Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

This flourless chocolate souffle cake is so creamy-chocolatey, it's practically a mousse in cake form.<p><b>Notes:</b> When served at room temperature, the texture of this cake is soft and creamy. Served chilled, the texture is more firm. Use a hot, wet, knife to cut slices of cake. Be sure to use a high …