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Plants For Woodland Gardens: Ideas And Tips For Creating A Woodland Garden

By Nikki Tilley<br>(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>Do you have large trees or unused wooded areas in your yard? Put them to use by creating a …

Winners and Cruisers Sunglasses

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5 Self-Help Books That Actually Helped

There’s something about self-help that is fundamentally uncool. Being into coin-collecting or Dungeons & Dragons is an order of magnitude more …

Reading for mental health, but not 'self-help'

February 04, 2013|By Hector Tobar<p>Effexor is prescribed for depression, but a group of U.K. librarians have… (Joe Raedle/Getty Images )<p>A good book is like good medicine.<p>This is the message that comes to us from assorted British health professionals, and reiterated last week by the U.K.’s leading …

Self-Tracking Apps To Help You 'Quantify' Yourself

Technology has made it easier than ever to track your activity levels, your sleep cycles, how you spend your time, and more. The self-trackers who near-obsessively capture and analyze their own data are part of a growing "Quantified Self" movement.<p>Interested in giving self-tracking a try? …

12 Self-Help Books That Actually Work

Self help books get a bad rap sometimes, I think. They're seen as the province of walking, talking "Cathy" cartoons and hippie-dippie-fruit-loop types. That couldn't be less true: there are many different types of self-help books for all kinds of problems. Some books are more spiritual while others …

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.

Shopping

My Talking Pet, A Photo App That Lets Your Pets Do The Talking

My Talking Pet, an app by WOBA Media for both iPhone and iPads, allows your pets do the talking through photos.<p>Take a photo or choose from your photo …

Never 'Lose Yourself' Again

If you're experiencing unhappiness or lack of fulfillment in your life, there's a good chance that at some point, you lost sight of yourself. Maybe you met a boy who "tamed" your wild and creative soul. Maybe you went to school for something practical rather than following your whims and staying …

4 Ways to Build Your Kid's Resilience

<i>By Becky Karush</i><p>Resilience is the key to bearing up under stress -- not just for you, but for your kids, too. Their worries may seem innocuous enough, but you only have to think back to your own memories as a kid to know that childhood stresses are not just traumatic at the time, but can also affect …

7 Sneaky Ways Bacteria Gets Into Your Beauty Products

7 simple ways to keep your beauty stash clean<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>You may know that you need to clean your makeup brushes once a week and toss your beauty products once they’re expired, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when it comes to having bacteria in your products. …

Makeup

5 Foods That Are Keeping You Up At Night

Stop eating them before bedtime to clock extra Zzzs

Eating

The Truth About the Hunger Genes

Does having this mutation mean you're destined for fatness?<p>New health headlines provide a novel excuse for extra pounds: <i>I can’t help it—it’s in my genes.</i> But are “hunger genes”—DNA mutations linked to everything from cravings to a lagging metabolism—the reason you’re overweight?<p>It’s possible: …

Holistic Medicine

Does Working Out in the Cold Burn More Calories?

Yes, you're freezing… but are you freezing your butt off?<p><b>The question:</b> Does working out in the cold burn more calories?<p><b>The expert:</b> Glen Haney, MA, certified personal trainer and exercise physiologist<p><b>The answer:</b> Yes—but not enough to <i>truly</i> make a difference. "It is true that you burn slightly more …

Weather

How stressed are you?

<b>Stress is part of everyday life and can be beneficial. But high levels over a long period can be seriously bad for our health.</b><p>The following test has been created with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy for National Stress Awareness Day. It has been designed to help you spot …

“Why Can't I Lose Weight?!”

Been dieting and exercising, but haven't seen the number on the scale budge? These fixes will get you results<p><b>The question:</b> “I’ve Been Dieting and Exercising—So Why Haven’t I Lost Weight?”<p><b>The expert:</b> Lisa Young, Ph.D., R.D., author of <i>The Portion Teller Plan</i><p><b>The answer:</b> Most likely, you’re …

Fitness

Is It Healthier To Sleep Apart From Your Loved One? (VIDEO)

Sharing a bed can be a real pain, especially if you wake up to snoring or stolen covers. But could it actually be healthier for you than sleeping alone?<p>In the video above, Wall Street Journal contributor Heidi Mitchell addresses the benefits of sharing your bed while sleeping. "Historically we …

We're Eating What? Contaminants in Meat, Part 1

The Hidden Meat Contaminants You Might Be Eating<p>Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to "relax" federal meat and poultry inspections, allowing meat processors greater leeway in policing themselves, already the agricultural trend. But most food activists ask how standards …

How to Eat Less Without Even Thinking About It

Portion control has never been so easy<p>"Portion-control dishware" conjures images of awkward cafeteria-like trays—not exactly the stuff you'd want to use at a dinner party. But now you can slim down in style (and under the radar!) with these fun new options.<p><b>Bluebelle Ceramic 10 ½" Plates</b>Your veggies …

Food

How to Ask for What You Need in Your Relationships

If a psychiatrist sums up his best therapeutic wisdom as "Figure out what you want and learn to ask for it," then my last post was more on the "figure out what you want" part, and this post is geared more to the "and learn to ask for it" part.<p>I've discovered in most relationships that end up …

The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

Fitness

Introducing: The Most Magical Calorie Counter Yet

We hereby grant you permission to keep your phone on the table at dinner<p>These days, it's easier than ever to count your calories. More restaurants are putting calorie counts directly on their menus, food labels have become easier to read, and the latest evidence? The TellSpec. It's actually not out …

Nutrition

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Porn

In light of the new movie Don Jon, all the facts behind X-rated Internet habits

Research

How Baths Can Benefit Your Body And Mind

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

3 Morning Habits That Can Wreck Your Day

Cut them out before they ruin your day<p>So many things can make for a less-than-ideal morning: like hitting a traffic jam in the middle of your commute or realizing you’ve forgotten an umbrella just as a downpour hits. Some things are out of your hands—but other little morning habits could be …

Nutrition

5 Things You Already Did Wrong Before 9 a.m.

<i>Image credit: edu1971 / 123RF Stock Photo</i><p>You roll over and slam your fist down viciously on the snooze button, twice, three times, until you finally peel open one eyelid to see that it is 21 minutes after you meant to get up. You do this every freaking morning and yet somehow every freaking morning …

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Healthy Eating

How to Stop Mindless Snacking

<b>Listen to a dance-y song:</b> Shaking it is optional, but hearing an energetic beat will help you feel more alive and thus more able to focus on whatever it is that you're trying to distract yourself from in the first place. Really!<p><b>Watch an Aziz Ansari clip:</b> Not because he's hot (though that is …

5 Fatty Foods That Make You Skinny

These foods are packed with GOOD fat that can help you lose weight<p>You are NOT what you eat.<p>If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People who ate lots of pasta would be stringy and fat-free. People who ate lots of pecan pie would …

Nutrition