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22 Happy Quotes That Make Celebrating International Day Of Happiness That Much Better

March 20, 2015 is International Day Of Happiness! A smile is contagious, spread the joy!<p><b>1.</b> Whoever is happy will make others happy too. –Anne Frank<p><b>2.</b> …

10 Simple Things to Make You Happier At Home

Our homes are an extension of who we are: what we do within the walls of our abodes shapes our mood, affects our productivity, and influences our …

25 Foods That Banish Bloating

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, add these staples to your diet for a flatter tummy.<p><b>1. Bananas</b> They may feel heavy, but bananas do not make you gain weight. Quite the opposite: They're loaded with filling fiber and potassium, which helps relieve water retention.<p><b>2. Cantaloupe</b> This orange melon is …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

Comfort food without the calories: Hearty one-pan dishes you can enjoy without piling on the pounds

Whether it’s a rich, spicy curry or a creamy, indulgent pudding – most of us find it hard to resist comfort food.<p>Not surprisingly, it tends to be …

Recipes

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Afterburn Effect: Burn 500 Calories In 10-Minutes of Exercise

I have an interview below with Dr. Christopher Scott, PHD, who is an exercise physiology professor at the University of Southern Maine and one of the …

9 Easy Ways to Crush Your Food Cravings

Show your sweet tooth who's boss.<p><i>This article was written by Julie Upton and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p><i>Is your sweet tooth getting out of control, or do you feel like that bag of chips is always calling your name? Thankfully, dietitian Julie Upton, M.S., R.D., of Appetite for</i> …

Lean meat, papaya and apples: The ten guilt-free foods that burn MORE calories than they contain

They are the foods most people would shun when hunger pangs strike, reaching for crisps, chocolate or biscuits instead.<p>But for those wanting to lose …

Nutrition

Greek Yogurt Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake

Greek yogurt can be a great ingredient to use in baking. Like buttermilk and sour cream, it adds a subtle tang to baked goods and helps to keep them …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

Cleaning

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Cocktails

Sparkling Wine

5 Perfect Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Start preparing those flapjack stacks—Lent is fast approaching! Here, five perfect pancake recipes for your Shrove Tuesday feast.<p>Start preparing …

25 Pancake Recipes to Make for Shrove Tuesday

A whole day dedicated to pancakes? Yeah, we like the sound of that. Held every year on the same day as Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday is all about the flapjacks. Whether you start the day off with a short stack and then move on to more, umm, “festive” celebrations come evening, or decide to make a meal …

Breakfast

Nutty chocolate avocado pot recipe

An indulgent chocolate dessert to help you maintain a healthy heart<p><i>Serves 2</i> <br>1 very ripe avocado<br>1 tbsp almond butter<br>1 tbsp maple syrup, or 1/2 tsp stevia if you want to keep the sugar down<br>1-2 tbsp cocoa powder, to taste, plus more to serve (optional)<p>Scoop the avocado flesh into a blender or food …

FoodRECIPES

Creamy chilli, bacon and tomato spaghetti<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>10 to 30 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>Using less meat is an easy way to save money without compromising on taste. This quick pasta dish makes a satisfying family meal from just four rashers of bacon.<p>By Justine …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

The Easiest Way to Look 10 Pounds Thinner

The four-move workout that improves your posture and boosts your confidence<p>There's a good reason why your mom always told you not to slouch. Besides the instant confidence boost you get, studies show that having good posture helps alleviate back pain, strengthens your abdominal muscles, and …

Pepperoni Pizza Pull-Apart Bread

OMG! It is beyond cold! I am California Dreaming and I think my poor car is too! So of course this cold makes me want to stay in and enjoy some …

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5 Major Benefits Of Total-Body Workouts

<i>By Eric Bach for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The plan is set: Get to the gym six days a week, target a different body part each day and build the physique you've always dreamed of.<p>And then life happens.<p>Despite our best intentions, commitment to strength work -- in addition to cardio, mobility and other …

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

Sadly, cronuts didn’t make the cut<p>Considering that you’re a smart, well read woman, you probably know at this point that carbs aren’t evil. Problem is, there are so many different kinds of them—fruits! breads! squashes!—that it’s hard to know exactly which ones are best if you’re looking to slim …

5 Must-Haves for a Successful Logo

<i>In their book Start Your Own Business, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer tips to help you create a logo that truly</i> …

Graphic Design

Roasted Beet Kale Salad with Candied Walnuts

<b>Roasted Beet Kale Salad with Candied Walnuts</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the Salad</i><p>1 1/2 pounds beets, peeled and quartered (or cut into bite sized pieces if you’re …

How To Do The Perfect Squat

They’re sometimes referred to as the king of all exercises, and with good reason. Squats are a full body fitness staple that work the hips, glutes, …