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24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

The Morning Grooming Routine Every Man Should Follow

Look after your face - it's the only one you're gonna get<p>How do you like your face in the morning? Unblemished, preferably. Handsome: absolutely. But unlike the DNA winners on every skin wash advert ever, you're going to need some maintenance.<p>Why? Because skin needs hydrating. It needs maintaining. …

Skin Care

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Exercise

Before & After: A Perfectly Fine Kitchen Is Now Perfect

What's the best remedy for two competing patterns of speckled stone in a kitchen? Sometimes the answer is a third, completely different material.

Luxury Lifestyle

How does the average American spend their paycheck? See how you compare

How much do people make (and spend)?<p>The average American household's pretax income is nearly $75,000, but not surprisingly, most of this amount gets spent. In fact, when you add up the money that's paid for goods and services or taxes, the average household spends more than 90% of their income.<p>With …

Personal Finance

The best rooftop restaurants in Chicago

Chicago's best rooftop restaurants offer a two-for-one special: great food and killer views. Come summertime, dining alfresco is a priority for city …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Workouts

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes) | Inc.com

You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. After a long day at work, most people unfortunately fall on autopilot, execute a …

The 10 Commandments of Effective Communication | Inc.com

Communication is the lifeblood of every relationship. A lack of healthy communication causes marriages to fail, creates distance between parents and children and can destroy the culture of any organization.<p>Effective communication involves not only hearing what others say, but understanding …

Global Perspectives

7 Ways to Decorate Your Tiny Living Room Corners

Don't let that small space go to waste!<p>Sometimes small living room spaces or corners provide you with just the right amount of room to work with to make it feel truly unique. And although my current home isn't quite as spacious as I'd like it to be, over the past couple of years I've found ways to …

Home Decorating

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

A simple exercise for getting your priorities straight: Forget about work and relationships

The TV Land sitcom <i>Younger</i> is a great show to watch when you’re in need of some light-hearted distraction. But as I recently discovered, it can also prompt a useful bit of soul-searching.<p>After watching an episode in which a Marie Kondo-like author named Kiko Kagami tries to help people clarify their …

How to Enter the Street Photography Zone

After I took a picture of this man, he stole my camera strap. Tokyo, 2017What I love in street photography is getting swept away in the flow of …

5 Things You Should Never Do When Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a big job, but it's the single most transformative thing you can do to an aging kitchen to bring it up to date. The …

Old converted church hides gorgeous modern interiors in London

An old Victorian-style church in London was transformed into a gorgeous modern home that belies its historic exterior. Purchased by local interior …

Quick And Easy Home Upgrades You Can Make On A Budget

First impressions matter. When a date comes in for a ‘nitecap’ to be greeted by wrinkled band posters torn from college dorm walls and battered …

5 Budgeting Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

These blunders could instantly render your budget useless, so you'll want to avoid them at all costs.<p>If you're someone who has a budget in the first …

Shoot like a pro with the iPhone

The iPhones have always packed some of the best phone cameras you can buy, capturing shots that give many dSLRs a run for their money. Even better, since your phone is almost always with you, you're ready to shoot whenever an opportunity rears its head. And if you have an iPhone 7 Plus, you're even …

A Flower Pro Shares 9 Hacks For Transforming Cheap Bouquets Into Stunning Arrangements

For Bronwen Smith of B Floral and Nick Bazas of From You Flowers, creating an impressive and expensive-looking bouquet from grocery store blooms isn't much of a challenge. But for the rest of us who aren't professional florists, we're lucky if a bunch we grab at the market and place in a vase at …

Hacking

What Can I Start Today That Will Benefit Me for a Lifetime?

ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE SKILLS IN OUR ECONOMY IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY RARE. IF YOU MASTER THIS SKILL, YOU’LL ACHIEVE EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS. — Cal …

Time Management

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A 750 sq. ft. house that has everything

This fantastic home brings a touch of the big city to the suburbs. The exterior of the home puts a modern twist on the classic suburban look, while …

Home "Alone": Small Space Hacks for Creating Privacy At Home

(Image credit: Boliv Liv)<p>We're all about small space living here at Apartment Therapy, but even we admit that it can be difficult to find privacy in …

5 Ways To Create A Powerfully Productive Mind

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

Motivation

What the Most Successful People Do in the Evening | Inc.com

The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's just as important--the time that bridges one day …

Success

Line-Inducing Aloha Poke Opening 3rd Location Inside Hot Loop Food Hall

<b>Revival Food Hall</b> knows how hot poke is right now, and that’s why they’re adding <b>Aloha Poke Co.</b> to their lineup. The upcoming food hall, on the first floor of The National — the refurbished office building at Clark and Adams— should open sometime in mid-August with a plethora of chef-driven lunch …

The bacteria in our guts may help determine who gets anxiety and depression

When interviewed, they said they felt less daily stress and their memories were sharper.<p>The brain benefits were subtle, but the results, reported at last year's annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, got attention.<p>That's because the pills were not a precise chemical formula synthesized by …

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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