Valerie Kahrs

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Halle Berry, 51, Demonstrates Her Intense 10-Minute, 10-Exercise Workout That You Can Do Too

If you want to have a body like Halle Berry, but don’t know how, don’t worry. The former Bond girl is sharing some of her best fitness moves. But, be …

Workouts

This Japanese Facial Massage Will Totally Transform Your Face In One Minute

As a beauty editor, I've had the privilege of trying all sorts of professional facial treatments, but regardless of what spa I'm at or what …

Skin Care

This Shampoo Saved My Overprocessed, Heat-Damaged Hair in Just One Use

Once upon a time, I had virgin, black, stick-straight hair as smooth and shiny as a silk ribbon. Then, two years ago I dipped my toes (figuratively) and strands (literally) into a dramatic silver ombré dye job. Next came purple. Then pink. Then back to black. Then blonde ombré. Then even blonder. …

Hair Care

9 Books With Unreliable Narrators To Read If You Love 'Sharp Objects'

I can still remember opening to the first page of Gillian Flynn's <i>Sharp Objects</i>nearly three years ago. Within a handful of hours, I'd burned through …

Books

11 Feel-Good Books To Read When You've Just Woken Up From A Nightmare & Can't Get Back To Sleep

If a nightmare has got you seriously wigged out, the best cure might just be to turn on all the lights and pull out a feel-good book to read until …

Books

24 titles to help refresh your child's summer reading list

Back-to-school season may be just around the corner, but there is still time for fun books. • This roundup of new and recent titles is inspired by …

Books

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

If You Could Read a Book a Day, These are the 31 Science Fiction Fantasy Books You Should Read for July

I am constantly in awe at the vast number of books that are published every month. July alone sees the publication of <i>several hundred</i> speculative …

Books

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

The Brain

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

Wellness

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

Kids

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Self-help

This 8-Minute Workout Video from Jillian Michaels Will Exhaust You

No need to spend hours in the gym. This total-body workout is over in a flash—but really burns.<p>If you're not getting breathless during your workout, …

8 Summer Rules Every Mom Should Give Their Kids

After a long and harsh Winter (and Spring), those sunny days and warmer temperatures are finally upon us. But as much as I've told myself to lose the stress of season's past and embrace the less-structured nature of the next few months, I know that all those additional hours I'll be spending with …

Kids

Three Exotic Family Trips (and What to Pack)

In partnership with our friends at<p>In very reductive and general terms, there are two types of family vacations—the kind with group activities, …

14 Kid-Approved Books for Advanced First and Second Grade Readers

Finding books for young readers who are capable of reading beyond their grade level can often be a challenge — especially for first and second …

Books

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The skills that every teen should learn before they ever get a cellphone

Being a teenager is like waking up every morning in a house of mirrors. You're everywhere and nowhere at once, trying to pinpoint which version of …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Entrepreneurship

3 Eye Exercises You Should Do to Improve Your Eye Health

Really—your eyes need to work out, too.<p>Think about your weekly exercise schedule: Do you work out your abs? Check. Arms? Check. Legs? Check. Back? …

4 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Work (Without Adding More to Your Plate)

As a leader, you probably juggle many things at work and at home. You’re not alone. Most executives I coach struggle with balancing parenting and work duties. They worry that they aren’t spending enough time with their children, and they’d like to help their children learn from their experience and …

Kids

The Latest Research on Disciplining Children Will Make You a Better Parent—and a Better Spouse

Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A giant plastic cylinder surrounds your head and shoulders, and the unit’s interior …

Does Your Kid Have Low Self-Esteem? Here’s How to Test.

Kids with low self-esteem may experience depression and anxiety, and perform poorly in school. This quick test identifies the problem, and proposes …

Getting to your first pushup

Before we get to the steps involved in doing that first pushup, here are three things you need to understand.<p>The pushup is a bodyweight move<p>That is, …