Christina Reckard

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Once you implement these 25 tips, your life will improve in 100 days

When it comes to achieving your goals and living the life you want, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about “positive thinking” or “positive …

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Self-improvement

5 New Ways to Serve the Perfect Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Take our recipe for the Perfect Roasted Beef Tenderloin and create mouth-watering dishes that provide a break from the same old, same old. There's …

Vegan recipe video: Here’s how to make lentil pesto pasta

<b>This is a quick and easy recipe to help get you back on track with your healthy eating.</b><p>Pasta is not usually considered a healthy dish, but it can be …

My awesome world travel map with pins

I like to check things off of a checklist. I know that not everyone likes to travel like that, but I like tracking things like visiting all 3,143 …

Moro Rock, Sequoia National Park, California

Location<br>Moro Rock is located inside Sequoia National Park, east of Three Rivers, California. The magnificent granite dome formation is situated in …

National Parks

Here's Three Really Awesome Nacho Recipes From The Tasty Team

Total win, right?

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

The Right Way to Use an Ab Roller

The first time you use an ab roller is a humbling experience. If you’ve never seen one, it’s a simple wheel with handles that’s probably lying in the …

10 Things You Get From Yoga Besides a Tight Butt

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Karen, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>If you are not already practicing yoga it might be time to give it a try. The practice of yoga is more than simply stretching! Done properly, it's an awesome workout for your …

5 new fitness research findings that will change the way you work out

There are many challenging aspects of a workout routine. Getting strong enough to do your first pull-up, for example, or finding the time in your …

3 Ways to Build Muscle by Doing Cardio

Grow Your Glutes, Hams, and Quads While Burning Fat<p>Cardio Won't Steal Your Gains<p>There's a belief in the world of strength training that cardio steals …

Can’t Do a Pull-Up? This Easy Workout Plan Will Finally Get You There

Time to impress all your friends.<p>Pull-ups seem like such a basic movement, yet for some, lifting the chin above a bar even once seems impossible. …

Workouts

$20 Flights! Here's the Latest Round of Super Cheap Airfare Deals

Escape winter on the cheap.<p>If it’s Tuesday, there must be another round of cheap flight deals.<p>Almost like clockwork, several of America’s airlines …

Flying

3 Ways To Awaken Yourself to a Happier Life

Beep beep. Beep beep. Beep beep. “Ugh.” You grunt aloud as you pick up your phone and realize it’s 7:30 a.m. and you can’t snooze any longer. It’s …

28 books to read in 2017

We're only in the first month of the new year, but this much is already clear: There are a lot of good books coming our way. From nonfiction that …

4 new ways to stop food cravings

Day after day it’s the same story. You get up and have a balanced breakfast (egg whites), and it’s salad for lunch. You’re planning to work out, and google-ing healthy dinner recipes--you’re on track for a day of absolutely perfect eating.<p>And then the clock strikes 3 p.m.<p>All the sudden something …

Improve Your Travel Photos by Creating a Shot List Before You Go

If you’re like me and get too entranced with the places you visit, you forget to snap all the photos you wanted. Natalie Amrossi, a travel …

Explore the World in Photos by Someone Who Travels for a Living

T+L Social Ambassador Altug Galip shares some of his favorite photos from his travels.<p><i>The T+L Social Ambassadors are a team of photographers who are</i> …

Why the Mediterranean diet is still the best way to lose weight

The diet industry is riddled with fads — from gluten-free to intermittent fasting to juice cleanses. But one popular healthy eating plan has been …

Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecue Beef

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:30 minCook:7 hr 30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories450 calorieTotal Fat10 …

Ten Simple and Unexpected Ways to Boost Happiness

<i>What are some small ways to boost happiness in everyday life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Raj Raghunathan, Professor of marketing and happiness expert at UT Austin, on Quora:</b><p>I once …

8 gym exercises you should try in 2017

Each new year brings a slew of gimmicky fitness exercises that require strange pieces of kit and putting yourself in awkward, sometime embarrassing positions.<p>But of all the fashionable moves with odd names that don’t contribute much to your actual fitness level – from sumo squats to wrist curls and …

How to Improve Your Running Life

“Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure,” goes the maxim, typically attributed to Petrarch. Obviously, the man had running on his mind. While the psychological release and physical exertion of this sport make it an essential part of so many people’s daily lives, running can grow dull …

5 Steps to Running Your Fastest Mile

“There is nothing like standing on the start line of the 1500-meters. It always will be the blue ribbon event. It is the last day. The stadium is full. Everybody is watching. You feel like a gladiator. I’m Spartacus.”<p>These lofty words come from Britain’s Peter Elliott, who won a silver medal in the …

Here's What 9 Insanely Healthy Women Do Every Single Morning

For most of us, healthy living includes semi-regular workouts and attempts to eat as healthy as possible. But work, family, and the occasional happy hour have a weird way of intercepting even the most stringent wellness plan. As does the snooze button, because—as you've been told time and time …

Sexual Health