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15 Easy Tips for Cropping Photos Like a Pro

If you think that cropping a photo is just as simple as cutting it down to the size you need for your print layout, then you’re missing out on all …

Tutorials

10 Tea Traditions Around the World

It will warm us if we are cool, it will cool us if we are too heated and it will cheer us if we are depressed (in addition, it contains multiple …

Tea

Where the world’s biggest tea drinkers are

China is far and away the largest consumer of tea, at 1.6 billion pounds a year. But per person, as illustrated in the map above, the picture is a lot different: Turkey, Ireland, and the United Kingdom are home to the world’s biggest tea drinkers.<p>The Turkish, for one, don’t merely enjoy drinking …

United Kingdom

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins Recipe

"Moist muffins with just the right combination of banana and chocolate chips. A healthy alternative to most banana chocolate chip muffins, this one …

Breakfast

10 Qualities That The Fierce Lady Embodies - FG

<i>The Fierce Lady is a woman in Love. She adores men, faces her demons, & nurtures the world.</i><p>So you’ve read the 10 Qualities That Make you a Fierce …

Spirituality

Raw Food Diet for Cats | Raw Cat Food | How to Feed Raw Food to Cats

<i>By Aly Semigran</i><p>A cat’s natural instinct—even a friendly, loveable housecat—is to hunt for food. And if left to their own devices out in the wild, …

Pets

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Self-help

How To Know Which People Truly Care About You

Most people love to talk about how many friends they have or how social they are. If you ask how many of those same friends care about them, people …

Self-improvement

Signs That Your Friendship Might Be Toxic

You've tried and tried to keep your friendship going, and now you feel like it might be time to move on. Should you do it? Here are some signs that …

12 Signs Someone Isn't Really Your Friend

Do you have a Regina George in your life?<p>Chances are, your friends are probably guilty of one or two things on this list of friendship don'ts because …

30 Healthy Recipes Featuring Grilled Chicken

As the weather gets warmer and the sun sets later, you'll likely be itching to stay outside longer. We feel the same way, and one of our favorite ways to make that happen is by stepping away from the stove and making use of the grill. Need more reasons to give it a go? Grilling can be a healthy …

Cooking

7 Insights for Social Media Success from Industry Experts

The most inspiring people of our time have learnt their trade from others…<p>They have listened, applied and adapted what others have already figured …

Social Media

Pema Chödrön: Do You Secretly Feel Like a Failure?

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Vasovagal Attack or Syncope: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

<b>Disclaimer:</b> Results are not guaranteed*** and may vary from person to person***.<p>Have you been experiencing fainting spells or perhaps dizziness that …

Vasovagal Syncope

<b>Definition</b><p>Vasovagal syncope is the common faint that may be experienced by normal persons with no evidence of heart disease.<p><b>Description</b><p>The vagus …

11 'healthy' eating habits that are actually really bad for you

Not all diets are healthy — some can actually do your body more harm than good.<p>And it's not just diets either. General eating habits that seem healthy, or that celebrities swear by, are often just plain bad for you.<p>We spoke to registered dietitian-nutritionist Karen Ansel about 11 ways you're …

Here's how to deal when your lifelong friend unfollows you on Instagram

Last summer, I noticed something on Instagram that was pretty upsetting: My friend of 24 years, let’s call her “Judy,” had unfollowed me.<p>I remember …

Are Your Friends True or Toxic? Find out Now.

<i>An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. ~</i> …

15 Signs Of Self-Absorbed People

No one likes a self-absorbed person. Think you might be dealing with someone who's self-absorbed? Check out this list to find out!

Removing Toxic People from Your Life | How to Do It

There’s an old myth that frogs will pull down other frogs trying to escape a pot of boiling water. That’s likely the stuff of folklore, but the …

10 Things That Happen When You Grieve the Loss of Your Mom

It’s been a little over two months since I lost my mom to cancer. When I say the words “I lost my mom” out loud, they don’t seem right, because a …

They're my parents. I miss them

On a bitterly cold April morning in 1998, my father died of a heart attack. The shock of his death was like a punch to the stomach. It was the first bereavement I'd experienced up close. For weeks, a cloak of confusion, rage and disbelief descended. By contrast, my mother's death, five years later, …

10 Things About Relationship Changes With Grief

Grief and loss changes many things and the people directly involved. There is no doubt that it also changes the relationship dynamics between …

The Purpose of Friendship

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Body Language

10 Traits of a Toxic Friend

TC 307: Frientimacy - The Toxic Friend Trend

TC 307: Frientimacy – The Toxic Friend Trend<p>In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe, host Robin Masiewicz discusses chapter 11 of …

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat them again. Some people eat a strict Paleo diet, while others forgo animal products and eat entirely plant-based. Grains, gluten, and …

Nutrition

10 Things That Happen When You Grieve the Loss of Your Mom

It’s been a little over two months since I lost my mom to cancer. When I say the words “I lost my mom” out loud, they don’t seem right, because a …

How to Go on After the Loss of Your Mother

How to Go on After the Loss of Your Mother<p>Updated on February 14, 2018<p>Your mother is your first friend and playmate. She’s the one who rocked you as …