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56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

Cherry Chocolate Chip Muffins for Mother’s Day

In celebration of <b>Mother’s Day</b>, this month’s muffin comes from the kitchen of my very own mom! When I asked my mother for her favorite muffin recipe, she recommend this sweet muffin that combines two of her favorite things, chocolate and cherries!<p>Cherry Chocolate Chip Muffins <i><br>Recipe from my mother.</i> …

Color Rules: 4 Very Versatile Colors for Any Room --> http://apttherapy.com/1efuUJI Losing sight of your emotional goal is a mistake often cited when homeowners choose the wrong color for a room. If you're after a calm room, the experts say, you'll have to stay away from your favorite color red. But the truth is, just like people, colors can surprise you.

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Lean In, Lead On

Female power has never looked so varied, so natural, so . . . liberated. Whether by steady example or the bold demolition of ceilings, the 17 leaders on these pages have changed the landscape in every arena, accountable for untold billions as well as countless dreams. Laura Jacobs heralds a new era …

The Best Job Interview Questions We've Heard

<b>1. The question:</b> So you're a Yankees fan. If you were the team's owner, how would you make them better?<p><b>The expert:</b> Bonnie Zaben, chief operating …

Iyanla Vanzant: 4 Ways to Stay Hopeful About the Future

Q: How Do I Stay Hopeful About the Future?<p>I've always believed that our thoughts are powerful—so powerful that they can influence what lies ahead. If …

Happiness

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

Sexy is a State of Mind

How to rock more confidence from the inside out<p>Here is some breaking news that could halt your self-trash-talking. Research shows that harping on your imperfections is a surprisingly unhealthy habit, one that can actually alter your physical appearance. In fact, a new study found that normal-weight …

Top Ten: The Ultimate Hot-Sex Bucket List

Ditch your stale no-pants dance for these steamy moves

The Total-Body Workout You HAVE To Try

Meet the cure-all for that annoying gym plateau<p>The secret to busting out of a fitness rut is doing something totally out of your comfort zone. You need a workout that’ll surprise your muscles and keep you engaged the <i>whole</i> time. The fix: an intense series of supersets and fat-burning cardio …

4 Delicious Ways to Detox

No juicing required<p>The anything-goes extravaganza known as the holiday season can leave you feeling run-down, sluggish, and bloated come January. And no wonder, since your poor liver's been working overtime for the past few months, flushing excess toxins out of your body.<p>Luckily, the cure is as …

'I Never Knew I Could Love My Body'—How One Woman Lost 50 pounds

A change in mindset helped Yasmine Farazian drop 50 pounds—and keep it off for good<p><b>Before:</b> 205 lbs <b>After:</b> 155 lbs<p>Three years ago, Yasmine Farazian, now 31, was working long hours for a boss with whom she didn't really get along. "I was unhappy, which made me stress eat—especially anything that was …

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How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

The 10 Stages of Going to A New Fitness Class for the First Time (PICS)

Definitely not for the faint of heart.<p>Look. We've all been there: You hear of a new fitness class and get SUPER pumped about it... but then begin to have second (and third, and fourth...) thoughts. Here's a pretty reasonable rundown of what exactly goes through your head whenever you're checking …

The Counterintuitive Key to Work-Life Balance

Adding this plan to your daily routine actually helps you get more done<p>When you're struggling with endless to-do lists at the office <i>and</i> at home, you might consider flaking on the gym in order to make time for it all. But new research shows that working out <i>more</i> is the secret to improving your …

13 Foods That Are Packed With Antioxidants

Allow us to present a ton of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

Thinking of Quitting? Remember, the Sun Will Rise.

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm convinced that founders need to be absolutely crazy to start a company. It's not the long hours or instability that makes it tough, it's the soul-grinding lows that puts the founder in a constant existential crisis with no …

Motivation

How to Make Networking Suck Less

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people know how valuable having a strong professional network can be, but still despise "networking." I think much of the reason why people hate it so much is because of their pre-conceived notions of what networking …

Networking

The Ultimate Social Media Guide to Getting a Job (Infographic)

1 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>LinkedIn isn’t the only social media platform that can help you get a job.<p>When you’re applying for a new position, 93 percent of recruiters say they search your social media profiles--so why not make them a bit more professional?<p>A new infographic …

Social Media

5 Ways to Feel Freaking Amazing

…even when you're feeling not-so-hot<p>As if you needed another reason to dread the first day of the workweek, women tend to feel their least attractive on Mondays, according to a new study from PHD, a global media and communications agency. The company surveyed 684 women about what days and times of …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

5 Ways to be a Faster and Happier Runner

Chi Running is catching on—find out more about the Tai Chi-inspired technique<p>Despite unseasonably warm temps in the northeast, fall marathon season is upon us. And for those gearing up for the New York City Marathon on November 3, you’ve probably already logged most of your key training runs. At …