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Hips don’t lie: A month of daily RomWOD workouts actually made me more flexible

You know that woman who really gets low when she squats? Or how about the one you’ve seen in yoga class who can touch her nose to her knees in a …

The New Collagen Product Every Women Over 40 Should Be Using For Younger-Looking Skin

Younger-looking skin is something that we’re all after, but it can be hard to find the right products to get the job done. When shopping for new …

Skin Care

The best face serums for women over 40

Skin Care

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

Want to Live a Longer Life? Science Says You Should Change the Way You Walk

It seems it's wise to walk on the wild side.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Health advice is everywhere.<p>Why, you probably have a Fitbit or an Apple Watch permanently attached to you, so that it can nag you into your optimal …

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3 things that brought this woman back from Alzheimer’s

<b>Mom and son created an action plan for dementia; a year later and she's back to her old self.</b><p>Anyone who has experienced Alzheimer’s in a loved one …

Planting Trees Has Become a Big Business

A report issued by the World Resources Institute and The Nature Conservancy suggests that the planting of trees can accomplish far more than a good …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

4 Body Language Tricks That Will Help You Succeed in Life, According to a Communications Expert

Donna Van Natten, known to the world as 'The Body Language Dr.,' shares some simple nonverbal-communication techniques to help build up your confidence.<p>In an effort to better understand the business of body language for this piece, I reached out to a bona fide expert in the field, Donna Van Natten, …

100 Years in the Kitchen: A Century of Kitchen Color Trends

(Image credit: GardenWeb)<p>Looking through the kitchen color trends of the last century tells us a lot more than simply the most popular hues of the …

4 Better Ways to Measure Customer Happiness

To deliver unforgettable customer experience, do away with average hold times and find metrics that matter.<p>Metrics are everything. Only when something is measured can it be improved upon. Often, deciding what to measure is the most critical piece, and it's not a job for copy and paste. When …

Your no-fail guide to using sage to clear your home

For thousands of years, cultures around the world have believed that a person’s energy is like perfume—once you come in contact with someone else’s …

37 Inspiring Quotes to Get You Through Even the Toughest Day

Having a bad day? There's something you can do about that.<p>Having a bad day? Check out some of these super inspiring quotes to get you out of the dumps.<p>1. "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal; it's the courage to continue that counts." --<i>Mike Ditka</i><p>2. "Someday, everything will make …

Want To Raise Brave Girls? Science Says Do This (Most Parents Are Afraid To)

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>Define courage, an exam paper once asked.<p>The examiners expected a long, fascinating intellectual essay.<p>One candidate wrote: "This is." And walked out.<p>The story might be apocryphal. Every time …

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Brene Brown on the 1 Question You Need to Ask About People You Truly Dislike

Every entrepreneur learns quickly that creating your own path doesn't make you less reliant on others. In fact, it is the reverse: While a traditional corporate job may hand you one boss, entrepreneurship requires building and maintaining a healthy relationship with co-founders, customers, funders, …

Emotional Intelligence

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

By Megan McDonough<p>Megan McDonough<p>Weddings writer and editorial aide<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth …

Houseplants

Cute No Sew DIY Sock Bunny

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

37 Quickest DIY Gifts You Can Make

Advertisement<p>11. DIY Gilded Agate Coasters<p>stylemepretty<p>12. DIY Motivational Pebbles<p>myindianversion<p>13. Pom Pom Barrettes<p>myveryeducatedmother<p>14. …

New Lab’s co-working space is an antidote to the rent-a-desk model that’s sweeping the globe

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Entrepreneurship

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

The 10 Best Wireless Speakers: Sonos, JBL, Sony & More

(Image credit: Amazon)<p>Once upon a time, getting high-quality sound at home meant bulky speakers and unattractive networks of wires. But now, wireless …

A room-by-room guide to choosing crystals for your home

Crystals aren’t just a way to make your bedroom Instagram-level dreamy—some believe they’re also capable of transforming the energy and mood of your …