Val Menezes

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This Floating Sauna Hotel Offers an Amazing View of the Northern Lights

At this hotel, catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is sure to be a highly relaxing experience.<p>Opening later in 2018, the Arctic Bath hotel …

How To Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls With Only 5 Ingredients

With this fast recipe, you'll never have to miss out on the most important meal of the day.<p>January 07, 2018<p>You are running late for class, and have …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How to Make Butterscotch (aka a Lazy Cook's Caramel Sauce)

[1]<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Notes<p>Butterscotch tastes best when it's served hot! Reheat it in a small nonstick saucepan over low heat. Alternatively, remove the lid to the mason jar, and microwave in 15-second increments, stirring between sessions, until sauce is …

Christmas rose is the perfect gift for your garden

Helleborus niger varieties will grow through the winter and add colour to your garden<p>While the halls are getting decked with boughs of holly, why not …

The 'View' Cohost Sara Haines on Getting Married and Having Kids Later in Life

<i>If you're a fan of morning television, then there's a good chance you've watched the</i> View <i>cohost Sara Haines at some point in her storied 15-plus-year career. From</i> Good Morning America <i>to the fourth hour of</i> Today <i>alongside Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford, the 40-year-old Iowa native is a pro at</i> …

The Ultimate Florida Keys Road Trip

Embrace the laid-back Keys life on a classic drive down the Florida Keys Overseas Highway (U.S. 1). The roughly 100-mile (one-way) route island-hops along the southern rim of the Everglades and Florida Bay from Key Largo south to Key West. Featured stops celebrate all things Keys: fresh-caught …

Key West

10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Relationship

Whether you’ve been dating your partner for six months or have been married to him or her for five years, relationships are created from commitment …

10 Fantasies to Let Go of Before the New Year

“A 10-year-old patient of mine will be undergoing her 14th surgery in three years’ time to combat a rare and aggressive type of cancer. Even after …

Surgery

A guide to raising good men, by my mom

<b>(CNN) —</b> I can safely declare that I'm not going to end up on any list of media dirtbags. Like most men I know, I have managed to have a professional career and personal relationships free of assault, harassment or even run-of-the-mill jerkiness.<p>I feel confident in saying that because all the recent …

Parenting

12 Little Daily Habits That Can Make A Big Difference For Your Life In The Long Run

It’s an oft-repeated piece of advice: If a big task you’ve got on your plate looks overwhelming and intimidating, try breaking it down into smaller …

To Achieve Your Dreams, Overcome These 5 Enemies

You're reading To Achieve Your Dreams, Overcome These 5 Enemies, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

9 Life Lessons I Wish I'd Known at 27

Part of Kathy Caprino's new series "Finding Brave"<p><i>by</i><p>, Hi! I’m a career and personal growth coach, writer, speaker, and leadership trainer helping …

Middle Age

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

9 Questions Every Lasting Couple Can Answer—Can You?

If love is famously blind, how is one supposed to actually know with certainty that they've found The One? Love is a powerful emotion that can give …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Happiness

10 Ways to Love Someone For the Long-Run (Without Losing Yourself)

In the beginning, love is grand. It's just you and your partner. You can't seem to get enough of each other. Then, you buy a house, have children, and get a promotion at work.<p>Slowly over time, your relationship becomes less important and you begin to drift away. It used to be so easy to go out on a …

A Simple Guide to Getting and Staying Fit in the City

When I’m not writing about health and human performance, I’m out doing my best to live that lifestyle. But it’s not always easy to practice what I preach, especially because I’ve never lived in a mountain town. I have more or less exclusively lived in a city: I’m currently in Oakland, California, …

Fitness

Philly's Young Artist, Lindsay Rapp, On Female Subjects, Crashing Waves And Owning Her Own Gallery

At just 24 years old, Lindsay Rapp, proud and petite, owns her own art gallery in the hub of Old City, Philadelphia. After graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Rapp took her passion for painting and worked towards having a space of her own, where her nautical, ethereal paintings …

3 Essential Pasta Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

We caught up with Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani, who gave us the lowdown on the three essential sauces he thinks every home cook should know how to make.<p><b>Classic tomato sauce</b>: "Everyone should be able to make it because it's easy. All you need to do is roast garlic with olive oil and add tomato, …

How I Learned to Stop Dating the Wrong Kind of Guy

I was sitting at the prettiest date restaurant, out with a guy I’d met several days before at a mixer. He was sweet and upbeat, talkative and seemingly driven. I nodded along to his stories as I took bites of my pasta, methodically peppering him with questions while revealing very little about …

4 Relationship Traps to Avoid & Tips to Keep Your Love Strong

<b>“Love does not obey our expectations; it obeys our intentions.” ~Lloyd Strom</b><p>When I started dating, I did a terrible job of it.<p>I fell in love at the …

A 3-Minute Workout That Burns Belly Fat

Even you have time to tone up.<p>If you use your time efficiently, you don't need to spend hours on abs exercises to sculpt an enviable core. Fire up your abs in just three minutes with this high-intensity workout, designed by BFX Studio trainer Bianca Vesco to raise your heart rate and burn belly fat …

6 Tips for Nailing the First Date Conversation

Dating apps are useful ways of finding love in today's world. Many successful long-term relationships began with a click and a swipe. But it's also possible to waste a lot of time hoping for miracles. Many people regret spending precious time hoping they can change a frog into a prince. Dating in …

Bunny Island and Other Awesome Japanese Attractions for Animal Lovers

When you think of Japan several things might spring to mind: Karaoke. Sushi. Geishas. Bullet trains. What you might not realize is that it’s also one …

Japan

59 things you didn't know about America's 59 National Parks

The USA makes up 16.5 percent of the Earth’s land surface, so it’s unsurprising that America has its fair share of spectacular landscapes – many of …

6 Reasons People Leave Relationships

Embed from Getty Images<i>A breakdown of what goes wrong and what you can do so they’ll choose to stay.</i>____No two relationships are the same but the …

Relationships

These Overwater Hotel Suites Are INSANE (& All-Inclusive!)

Imagine the most over-the-top hotel you’ve ever seen, and then multiply it by 100. That’s what you’ll find at Sandals’ just announced foray into the …