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Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests weight loss actually has a lot …

Nutrition

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly with yours, or the two of you might drive each other crazy. Luckily, illustrator Grace Gogarty, aka Little Tunny, has created a hilariously helpful guide to distinguish …

Pets

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …

Gardening

Meghan Markle uses face yoga to make her skin look more sculpted - the moves you need to lift your features

Imagine being able to sculpt your face, boost skin glow and smooth frown lines for free? Well, you can! It's all down to facial yoga, a method used …

Yoga

What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

In 2017, we were all about “hygge,” the Scandinavian design trend that focused on creating simple interiors that are infused with comfort. This year, …

Interior Design

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Top 10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Rid of Clutter Once and For All

Dealing with clutter is a constant battle for many of us. Clutter can creep up on us, it drains us mentally even if we’re not directly thinking about …

Minimalism

Asparagus with Breton vinaigrette

A delicious way to serve steamed asparagus, with an oil-based dressing of mustard, capers and fresh herbs<p>Brittany is good for vegetables as well as fish. Globe artichokes, onions, cabbages, cauliflowers and asparagus are all grown there. This dressing is lovely with artichoke hearts and fillets of …

Dijon Mustard

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Arianna Huffington

Humans Win in Google's 'Mobilegeddon'

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

DIY Homemade Coffee Scrub

Description<p>Learn how to make homemade coffee scrub which takes five minutes, costs peanuts and is great for face and body exfoliation.<p>Ingredients<p>½ …

How to create a show-stopping summer flower container

Give your summer pots the perfect meld of showiness and shape using one classic planting forumla<p>There’s something calm and stylish about a group of pots that contain just one plant each, such as well-established clumps of <b>agapanthus</b>; pom-pom-headed blue hydrangeas; ever-flowering arctotis; …

Gardening

Paleo Crock Pot Chicken Soup from Cook Eat Paleo - Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker

<i>This delicious Crock Pot Chicken Soup is Paleo and it’s a family-friendly soup that everyone will like!</i><p>(Photos from Cook Eat Paleo.)<p>For January I’m …

Cooking

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

DIY – BATIK DYE WALL HANGING

Nicole and I have partnered up again for the second installment of our DIY series! Coming at you once a month! Remember last month’s watercolor paper …

3 Stretches to Relieve Tension in Neck and Shoulders

Whether you have a job which requires hours of sitting at a desk, spend long periods driving a car, or you just walk with less-than-perfect posture, at some point you are most likely going to start experiencing discomfort in your neck and shoulders (if you haven't already). Fortunately, there are …

This Pineapple Tequila Sorbet Is Perfect For Summer

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>Summer is in full effect here in San Diego, and strangely, it’s been quite humid. This humidity doesn’t really …

DIY Gift Bows

I struggled an abnormal amount in naming this post; I went through <i>Bow</i> Derek, <i>Bow</i>ling for Soup, <i>Bow</i> Legged, Little <i>Bow</i> Peep, <i>Bow</i>dacious, <i>Bow</i>na Fide, Rocky …

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