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Your Weekly Horoscope Is Here & Mercury Retrograde Has Entered The Building

By Roya Backlund
Pisces season is about to get a whole lot weirder because as of March 5, Mercury will enter retrograde, adding tons of confusion, complication, and clutter into the mix. Are you ready for this? Time to double-check everything before you hit "send",…

Sticking To A New Workout Routine Is Way Easier With This Science-Backed Trick

By Annakeara Stinson
It's hard to stick to routines, period. I think that's just one of the laws of the universe. And that's especially true when the routine is challenging in any way — like a workout routine. For some of us, ahem, it's less difficult to stick to the…

Making This Change In Your Lifestyle Can Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Eating Habits

By Julia Guerra
Riddle me this: An increase in physical activity of any kind is bound to increase your appetite, right? When you expel significant amounts of energy, your system needs to be refueled with foods that are rich in nutrients in order to recover. So, if…

45 Genius Products On Amazon That Help You Create Better Habits

By Julie Peck
You can always do better: No matter how happy you are with your life, there are always ways to manifest healthy habits that can improve your life in small ways. Rather than go out and get a book of affirmations (which can be great, but for this…
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46 Genius Products On Amazon That Help You Create Better Habits

By Julie Peck
You can always do better: No matter how happy you are with your life, there are always ways to manifest healthy habits that can improve your life in small ways. Rather than go out and get a book of affirmations (which can be great, but for this…

Sexperts Say Masturbation Totally Counts As A Legit Meditation Practice

By Julia Guerra
Solo sex isn’t talked about enough for a number of reasons — some of them valid, some of them ridiculous. Not everyone is comfortable discussing masturbation, and that’s OK, but many people grow up thinking that exploring their sexuality in this way…

15 Boxes To Check Off On A First Date, According To 15 Women

By Candice Jalili
When you think about it, first dates can be tricky. If you've sacrificed a night out with your girls (or let's be real, a night parked in front of Netflix on your couch), you want to ensure the person you're with is worth your time. Sometimes, it…

Night Owls Will Thrive At Any Time With These 5 Habits In Their Everyday Routine

By Julia Guerra
Sleep is one of the most important factors in taking care of your physical and mental health, but even though there’s plenty of concern over how many hours of shut-eye you clock in every night and the quality of sleep you’re getting, does the…

Experts Reveal The Best Workouts For Your Heart & They're Really Not Even That Difficult

By Georgina Berbari
I'll be honest: As a young person, I don't really think about heart health very much. But, at the same time, I'm completely aware that it's never too early or too late to start caring about this part of your health. No matter what your age is,…

Experts Say These 4 Perks Of A Morning Routine Are Worth Waking Up Early For

By Annakeara Stinson
What's the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Do you sit up and stare at the wall, willing the clock to tell you it's 7 p.m., not a.m.? Do you give yourself time to enjoy little things like coffee or a good stretch, or are you out…

Weight Watchers Is Rebranding To Focus More On Wellness, But Twitter's Not That Convinced

By Alexandra Strickler
Whether you're a person or a brand, change is never easy. It tends to happen at either a frustratingly slow pace or it overwhelms you all at once. Somehow, Weight Watchers is currently straddling both sides of that fence: On Monday, Sept. 24, Weight…

If You're Used To Good Morning Texts From Your Ex, Try These 7 Habits Instead

By Hannah Schneider
One of the hardest parts of a breakup is adjusting to your ex's absence in numerous areas of your life. Morning and nighttime can be especially difficult because you may have spent a lot of time with your partner during these points in your day. For…

Science Says You Don't Need More Sleep To Get Better Grades, But Here's What You Do Need

By Julia Guerra
College seems simple enough at first: go to class, remember to meet, and clock in the standard 6-to-8 hours of shut-eye before doing it all again the next morning. But even if your plan is to participate in the bare minimum of academic…

A Therapist Gets Honest About Getting Back With Your Ex If You Broke Up Over Timing

By Elana Rubin
There isn't always a malicious reason for breaking up with someone. Sometimes, a breakup happens because of a mutual agreement that the timing just isn't working out for the two of you. In these circumstances, getting back together after bad timing…

You've Probably Fallen For These 8 Myths About Cellulite Before, But Here's The Truth

By Julia Guerra
Topping the list of all the BS things society makes women feel bad about but definitely shouldn’t, is a term I’m sure you’re all familiar with, and that’s cellulite. Cellulite is a word loosely used to describe the fat on someone’s (typically a…

New Research Says This Type Of Workout May Be Best For People With Depression

By Annakeara Stinson
If you struggle with depression, then you may have noticed that some of the symptoms can be easier to manage when you focus on certain healthy habits in your lifestyle, like your workout routine. In fact, exercise has long been touted as a great…

These 8 Healthy Habits Will Be So Much Easier To Follow With Your Work Wife Beside You

By Annakeara Stinson
There's nothing that makes the work day better than having a work wife to share it with. Once the two of you realized you were meant for each other, everything about your 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. grind or late-night shifts suddenly made a lot more sense.…

These 3 Signs Are The Most Sexually Curious In The Zodiac, So Prepare To Get Kinky

By Tayi Sanusi
Haven't we all rushed home post-first date to research our zodiac compatibility with someone who had us sprung? Well, for those of us who believe astrology is too legit to quit, I think it's safe to say that we're always wondering what the stars…

Weight Watchers Is Offering A Free Program For Teens & Twitter Is Furious

By Julia Guerra
On Wednesday, Feb. 7, it was announced that weight loss program Weight Watchers is offering a free program for teens between the ages of 13 and 17. According to a press release issued by the company, the program is scheduled to kick off in summer…

This Simple Chart Explains How To Be Happier, So Save It To Your Desktop

By Julia Guerra
Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on social media, nor will you discover it while spiraling down a rabbit hole of YouTube streams. The answer…

You Have To Master These Healthy Habits By 25 If You Want To Be A Real "Adult"

By Caroline Burke
As much as I personally refuse to acknowledge this, turning 25 is apparently a milestone for adulthood. By 25, you're expected to be mature enough to survive out in the real world, to not only be making money, but saving money, and you're generally…

9 Apps That'll Help You Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions In 2018

By Caroline Burke
The new year is nearly upon us, and so are all of those resolutions we came up with in a momentary flurry of positive thinking. Except, now those resolutions are starting to seem just a little bit daunting. Changing your habits is never easy, and we…

The Wellness Hack You Should Try In 2018, According To Your Zodiac Sign

By Georgina Berbari
After a whole year that was basically flooded with countless viral health and wellness trends, it can be confusing AF to figure out which one is right for you and your lifestyle. But with a little help from astrology, you can start your new year off…

6 New Year's Resolutions To Make If You're Single Now & Want To Move On In 2018

By Jamie Kravitz
Breaking up is hard to do, whether or not you're the one doing the dumping. Even if the breakup was mutual, it can still feel like your heart is in a million pieces. If you just went through a breakup, remember there's a future out there that…

6 Healthy Habits To Adopt In The New Year That You'll Actually Want To Stick To

By Caroline Burke
I'm making an executive decision this December, people: Instead of coming up with an unrealistic set of new year's resolutions that will totally floor you to the ground within the first week of January, let's all consider some healthy habits for the…

9 Inspiring Books To Read In The New Year To Help You Fulfill All Your Resolutions

By Annakeara Stinson
The new year is only a few weeks away, and with its arrival will come the promise of some new beginnings, as well as those pesky, but annually persistent resolutions. I don't know about you, but I often steer clear of making resolutions out of fear…

6 Things You Should Know About Wearing A Waist Trainer, According To Experts

By Julia Guerra
There’s really no denying the fact that the society we live in, and the millennial generation specifically, loves a quick fix — especially when it comes to body image and working out. It’s easy to fall into the trap of "miracle" supplements and…

6 Reasons To Say "Cheers" And Treat Yourself To A Beer After A Workout

By Annakeara Stinson
After a challenging workout, all I want to do is sit back, relax, and treat myself to something delicious -- like a decadent pint of sorbet, or a huge, juicy cheeseburger. And I'm positive I'm not alone in this “treat yo'self” post-workout…

Sleep Is the Most Effortless Workout You Can Do – And It Actually Counts

By Kelsey Down
My yoga pants have seen more action running errands than actually running, and based on my actual workout habits, my Daily Burn account should be more accurately dubbed the Bi-Weekly Burn. Maybe it's because I never played sports in high school…

This Wellness Blogger Is Using Her Platform To Spread Awareness About PCOS

By Julia Guerra
While the human body is capable of incredible things, what's truly heartbreaking about it is that you can regularly practice the fundamentals of a healthy lifestyle, yet some illnesses will still be out of your control. Earlier this week, fitness…

9 Things You Don't Appreciate About College Until It's Over

By Gabrielle LaFrank
In high school, countless people told you how everything you did was preparing you for college. Now that you're in college, everything you do is preparing you for the real world that awaits after you get your degree. Technically that theory isn't…

5 Ways To Detox Your Body That Don't Involve Limiting Your Food Intake

By Imani Brammer
I'm sure you've heard of the age-old detoxing trend. You know, that thing where you pretty much starve yourself for a week, with the tiny exception that you still get to consume completely unsatisfying green juices that are supposed to transform you…

This Is How Long It Actually Takes For A Workout Routine To Become A Habit

By Georgina Berbari
Sticking with a new workout routine can be extremely challenging. You'll be on a roll for a week and feel like nothing can stop you, and then Monday rolls around, and just the thought of taking on the treadmill is basically torture. One day off…

6 Ways To Make Sure Your First Festival Is The Greatest Experience Of Your Life

By Elle Middle
Although I've always been an avid concert-goer, last summer was my full-on, camping-for-five-days music festival experience. It was incredible: non-stop good music, friendly vibes, camping and the summer sun. Needless to say, I've already bought…

I Turned Into An Alcoholic After Only One Night Of Binge Drinking

By Kirk Klocke
This article is the first in a series of four autobiographical essays detailing one man's struggle with alcoholism and his recovery.  For many, an unhealthy relationship with alcohol develops slowly and sneakily, over years or even decades. Life…

7 Natural Remedies For Easing Depression That Don't Involve Meds

By Dan Scalco
Depression affects more than 16 million adults in the US each year. That's nearly 7 percent of the country's adult population. Despite its prevalence, depression rarely gets talked about in mainstream media, and it's even rarer that it's talked…

You Need To Stop Doing These Things If You Want To Be Mentally Strong

By Laura Masling
We're constantly being told how we can improve our physical strength. For example, you could join a gym, lift weights or eat a healthier diet. However, when it comes to mental strength, it's not so straightforward. The principle behind building…

People Who Wake Up Earlier Are In Way Better Shape, So Get Out Of Bed

By Camille Theobald
There's a saying that goes, “The early bird gets the worm.” But, a new study suggests it should be, “The early bird is skinnier and healthier.” I'm not a morning person, but I can't deny the fact that people who wake up earlier tend to have more…

5 Healthy Habits You Need To Pick Up, According To An Olympic Gymnast

By Rehan Ijaz
Have you ever closed your eyes and imagined the national anthem playing as you take your place on the podium and accept the gold medal on the Olympic stage? If you have, you're definitely not alone. There's something so magical about the Olympics: a…

7 Tips That Will Actually Make You Get Fit And Healthy In The New Year

By Julian Hayes II
Everyone knows fitness is good for your life -- not just your body.   If you Google "how to lose weight," there are millions of options. And yet, a lot of us are still living sedentary lives. According to a recent study published in "Mayo Clinic…

5 Ways To Stop Your Holiday Slip-Ups From Ruining Your Fitness Routine

By Camille Bielling
Ah, the holiday season. It's the time of year we break out the boots, scarves and sweaters we have been dreaming about all year. It's the time to bring to reality those winter outfits we have been pinning on Pinterest all year long. Puffer vests,…

5 Reasons Finding A Workout BFF Is The Best Way To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

By Erica Gordon
The one thing I wish I figured out a lot sooner in my fitness journey is the power of accountability when it comes to achieving weight-loss goals, especially when it involves avoiding those otherwise inevitable holiday pounds. Between festive…

5 Thoughts You Need To Let Go Of To Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

By Sheila Amir
If you're struggling to find success in any area of your life, it's key to ask yourself, “What can I do differently?” Because what you're doing clearly isn't working out for you. This could mean going back and re-evaluating your definition of…

6 Foods You Should Be Eating To Boost Your Immune System

By Vasiliki
The winter can be a tricky time for our bodies. Most of us don't eat as much fruit and don't drink nearly enough water as we did during the summer (aka, the good ole days). Our friends are getting sick left and right and passing their germs to…

4 Obstacles Standing Between You And A Healthy Lifestyle

By Kate Martino
You get really motivated to be healthier: You eat fewer calories and more fruits and vegetables, you try to work out more, you buy organic food. Yet, you continually lose motivation and fall off the wagon. Does this sound familiar? Unfortunately it…

6 Healthy Sweets That Can Replace Your Bag Of Halloween Candy

By Jennifer Landis
The haunted houses, ghosts and tricks of Halloween can be pretty spooky, but what is really frightening about this holiday is how it can derail healthy eating habits before you can say “boo.” It starts with the Halloween candy presented in early…

What Happens To Your Body The Longer You Give Up Booze, According To Experts

By Talia Koren
I vividly remember looking down at my bloated belly following a night out during college and wishing I hadn't drunkenly consumed three slices of pizza at 2 am. It was a pretty regular occurrence in my college days. "Did I really need to eat that…

4 Weight Loss Tips To Follow After Your Diet Plan Ends

By Kate Martino
Losing weight and keeping it off isn't easy. A quick online search will deliver you seemingly endless pages of miracle supplements, diet and workout programs all claiming to be the best. Some are sold with the promise of being low-effort and promote…

How You Can Train Yourself To Eat Healthy, Mapped Out By A Nutritionist

By Talia Koren
Making healthy eating habits stick is hard.  That's why a lot of us get trapped in a yo-yo dieting cycle. We go from chugging soda and stuffing Oreos in our faces one week to strictly living off of green juice and salad the next, expecting our…

3 Ways To Adopt A Health Routine Now That You're In Your 20s

By Katie Mather
Let's face it: Not all millennials are the spokespeople for prime physical health. If you've reached adulthood without ever picking up any exercise routines or if you're in your 20s and you know you're eating habits are pretty poor, you might assume…