Karen Shea

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Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

9 Hair Colors That’ll Instantly Make You Look Years Younger

Who needs the fountain of youth?<p>When it comes to aging gracefully, a Southern woman is never too proud to turn down a little help. Just like how we …

Country Lifestyle

I'm a Personal Trainer, and These Are the Foods I Always Tell My Clients to Eat

Whenever I take on a new client, one of the first things we discuss is nutrition. I like knowing what they're eating and how we can improve upon their current diet to make them feel and look their best. By assessing their diet, I can pinpoint problems like not eating enough protein or eating too …

Bread

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

Lift and Plump That Booty With These 21 Dumbbell Butt Exercises

While heavy lifting is great for booty gains, don't underestimate the power of a pair of dumbbells! Add these butt-busting moves to your workout routine and you'll be sore as hell tomorrow. But you love that feeling, because even though you'll walk down the stairs funny and you may need a little …

Workouts

These Essential Oils Will Make You Fall Asleep Faster — And Help You Stay Asleep All Night Long

Is there anything worse than insomnia? Whether it's chronic or situational depending on stress levels, there's nothing worse than lying awake all …

Essential Oils

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Communication Skills

Transform Your Day With This 10-Minute Routine When You First Arrive at the Office

Here's how focusing on the present before moving into the day's goals can change your outlook.<p>The phrase “daily grind” -- meaning a repetitive, tiresome work routine -- may have originated in the mid-1800s, but it’s just as relevant today. Just 33 percent of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs, …

Mindfulness

What Exactly Is Mindfulness? It’s NOT What You Think.

In 2010, when Mark and I were coming up with the title for our book, <i>Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World</i>, we were met with blank …

The 14 Best Ways to Burn Fat Fast

Whether you’re looking to improve your overall health or simply slim down for summer, burning off excess fat can be quite challenging.<p>In addition to …

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Do Any of These 13 Workouts For a Firmer, Stronger Butt

Whether you're looking to eliminate lower-back pain, strengthen your lower body, or just see a perkier butt when you look in the mirror, we've rounded up some of the best booty workouts to help you reach your goals. Some of these can be done with no equipment whatsoever while others require a pair …

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

I Tried This Oprah Meditation Hack Every Day for Two Weeks. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

When my insomnia gets bad, I reach for an 'Oprah tool.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oprah Winfrey is a meditation buff, and she’s in good company: Arianna Huffington, Rupert Murdoch and Marc Benioff are some high-profile meditators who also happen to be brilliant …

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

Ribbon Highlights Are The Latest Hair Trend We're Obsessed With

They're as pretty as they sound.<p>Take a guess at what ribbon highlights look like– and you’d probably be right. They’re cascading ribbons of hair that …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that bro doing curls in the …

J.Lo’s trainer swears by these “Spider-Man push-ups” to tone *everything* waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition …

Workouts

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Mushroom Brown Hair Is Trending for 2018—And It’s Much Prettier Than It Sounds

Cool and earthy, this shade is surprisingly refreshing for spring and summer.<p>When sunny and warm summer days are finally on the horizon, most …

Hairstyling

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

The 4 Spiritual Intentions Deepak Chopra Lives By

<i>When spiritual icon, best-selling author, and mbg collective member Deepak Chopra, M.D., stopped by our office to record the mindbodygreen podcast</i> …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

These 10 Comprehensive Strength-Training Workouts Will Help You Get Strong and Shed Fat

Starting a strength-training program all by yourself can be intimidating. You may not know what equipment to use or even what exercises to do. Luckily, we've got plenty of expert-approved workouts you can do all on your own. And you can do them either at the gym or in the comfort of your own home …

Exercise

This Kettlebell Workout From Jillian Michaels Will Help Give You Ripped Arms

Just when you thought she had done it all in the fitness space, celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels comes back strong to remind everyone that she's not going anywhere anytime soon. She's still releasing killer workouts that will whip you into shape, and they're all available either on her Instagram …

Finally, a 7-Day Detox Plan That's Doable

As much as I like to tell diets to go f*ck themselves, I can also admit that a detox would probably do me good. The thought of ridding my body of the …

Beautiful Balayage Highlights Inspiration for Your Next Salon Visit

Say farewell to foils—forever.<p>Some personal realizations occur when sitting under a red-tinted hood of heat and wearing enough foils to make contact …

Hairstyling