Susan Parisi

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

59 Cool Cucumber Recipes We're Very Into

Cucumbers add freshness and crunch to our favorite summer recipes, from Japanese-style pickles to popsicles.<p><b>We love a good cucumber, especially in summer</b> when the cukes are plentiful. But there's a whole world of cucumber goodness out there, and we're here to help you explore it all. From popsicles …

Cooking

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

Dwell

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One-Pan Singapore Noodles Recipe

One-Pan Singapore Noodles<p>What you’ll need to make 4 to 6 servings:-<p>4 eggs<br>• Salt & pepper to taste<br>• Cooking oil<br>• 1 onion<br>• 3 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 inched thick …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

The Easiest Ways to Fix Dry, Itchy Winter Skin

Flaky, scaly, ashy, itchy...need I go on? Cold-weather skin is basically the worst, and it's kicking into high gear for the frigid months ahead. I spoke to New York City dermatologists Amy Wechsler and Hadley King about their best advice for avoiding cold-weather skin disaster—and they shared a few …

A Solution for Baby-Fine (Literally) Hair

Babies are awesome. Bouncy, smiley, dimply. We can't get enough of them. After a recent period of fecundity in these offices, we're even trying to organize an <i>Allure</i> Bring Your Baby to Work Day. There's just one problem with babies: their hair. It's terrible. Flat, lifeless, downright patchy. But …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Red Carpet

Skin Deep: NYC's Best Facial

What happens when you're invited to see one of New York City's best-kept skin secrets? You tell everyone about it.<p>If you want a quickie, cookie cutter mini facial that gets you in and out and may—or may not—offer any beauty benefits now or in the future, then the skilled skin-saving hands of …

Skin Care

Total Beauty

The Secret To Kevyn Aucoin’s Success

When we think of the late, legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin, a few things come to mind. His incredible attention to detail, his overwhelmingly …

5 Must-Have Hair & Makeup Tips For a Job Interview

It’s not like you didn’t nail the interview. You spell-checked your resume. You made sure to maintain eye contact even when your eyes started to …

Employment

Sleep Away Stress, Fine Lines, And Wrinkles With Aromatherapy

Shortly after you crawl into bed, do you often realize that your eyes are still open? Me too. Welcome to the can’t-relax club. As a card-carrying …

We Tried It: The Angels' Butt-Firming Secret

Unless you've been living under a social media-free rock, then you're well aware the annual Victoria's Secret runway show airs on TV tonight. You're also aware that the models walking the show are in really freakin' good shape. Like superhuman good shape. They watch what they eat, they work out. A …

5 Helpful Skincare Tips We Learned from the #AskDDFSkincare Twitter Chat

Finding the right skincare routine can be like solving a jigsaw puzzle. Which product do you use when? (And where? and how?) This week the experts at DDF Skincare (whose Amplifying Elixir some of you may find in your box this month!) hopped on Twitter to answer your questions about piecing together the ideal skincare routine. From when to exfoliate to the benefits of their oh-so-cool new tool, the Revolve 500x, here are our top five favorite tips we learned from our chat:<p>1. When cold weather …

The 9 Best Waterproof Mascaras -- and the 2 Worst

0 of 11<p>The best waterproof mascara is one that sticks around, resisting pesky smudges, smears and flakes no matter how much time you spend in humid …

The best in airport food and drink | CNN Travel

Promise Yourself

<b>Promise Yourself</b><p>Promise yourself to live every day to the max. If you promise yourself anything else, you’ll be letting yourself down.<p>Promise Yourself<p>…

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

3 Spice Bottles That Protect Your Heart And Reduce Inflammation

Want to take a significant step toward improving your health and nutrition, be able to start today, and spend only $10?<p>As a cardiologist dealing with …

Healing Spices To Keep In Your Kitchen

Do you go running to a doctor every time you get a little gas and indigestion, or when you feel a cold coming on? Likely not. But do you know the …

A Dreamy, Creamy Green Smoothie To Start Your Weekend Right

Recently, I've been toying with different ways to develop the "mean green" smoothie. I enjoy a creamy consistency, instead of that crunchy texture …

5 Filling Snacks Under 100 Calories

6 Ways to Get Back on Track After Overeating

Went overboard with the pizza last night? All is not lost on the diet front—really!<p>Maybe you looked up last night and realized you ate all of the wings instead of saving half like you meant to. Or maybe, despite your best intentions, you overdid it with the Thanksgiving leftovers or the holiday …

The 5 Prana Vayus Chart

At its heart, hatha yoga is more than just flexibility or strength in postures; it is the management of <i>prana</i>, the vital life force that animates all …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

19 natural remedies for anxiety

You're anxious, worried, freaked. You're upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax…now! Whether you have a full-blown anxiety disorder or are just …

Evidence That You Are Well and Always Will Be

<b>“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do”</b> <b>~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>I was recently …

Meditation