more about: health

15 Small Ways to Lose Weight on Your Lunch Break

Our friends at POPSUGAR say it best: “Instead of spending lunch glued to your computer, take advantage of some much-deserved ‘me time’ with these 15 tips to make every day a little bit healthier (and happier).” According to their editors, this list is your secret weapon for making the most of your lunch break, whether you have 10 minutes or an hour, […]

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The Difference Between Men and Women, a.k.a. The “Lice Epidemic”

The scene: home office in my house The characters: me, my husband Time: last night, 9:45 p.m. Husband is lying on floor of home office, “stretching his back,” which I think is 80% watching TV and 20% actual stretching. An hour earlier we returned from taking our 16-year-old middle son back to the camp where he is working as a […]

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The Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance Are…

What do a social media manager, a firefighter, and a law clerk have in common? Turns out, they might be some of the very best jobs for a healthy work-life balance. While a positive attitude always helps in achieving happiness at work, Glassdoor.com measured the work-life balance ratings that were shared on their site between July 2013 and July 2014. […]

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4 Highly Successful Women on Crying at Work

Ever had nasty words spread about you at work? And were those words published as front-page news in Politico, with your colleagues describing you as “a source of widespread frustration and anxiety,” “impossible,” and “disengaged or uncaring”? That’s what happened to the first-ever-female New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson. She opened up to Cosmopolitan in a recent interview about […]

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Here’s How Stressed Americans Really Are (and How to Manage It)

Feel like you’ve been more stressed out than ever, lately? You’re not alone: About half of Americans feel the same way. In a report titled “The Burden of Stress in America,” released this week by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health, researchers surveyed 2,505 respondents about stress. Amongst the findings? For starters: 49% […]

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The Secrets Of A Long, Healthy Relationship, According To Science

Did you know that happy couples have 5 positive interactions for every negative one? What about the fact that weddings only lead to a boost in happiness for 2 years (on average), and then couples’ happiness levels return to what they were prior to engagement? (Goodbye, honeymoon period!) Happify, an emotional wellbeing site, shared these—hopefully—fun facts and more in their […]

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Have You Been Beauty Bullied?

This morning I had the pleasure of meeting with the lovely and super-talented Deborah Lippmann (creator of the self-titled line of nail products). While introducing me to her new summer hues, she casually mentioned that she had been to a salon to get a manicure (yes, she brings her own colors) last weekend—and that she had been made to feel pretty […]

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The 10 Best SPF-Infused Foundations from InStyle

Looking for a SPF-cosmetic to keep your skin safe this summer? Our colleagues at In Style have pulled together the 10 best SPF-infused foundations that are ultimate makeup bag (and beach bag) must-haves. To see the full list, click here. More from RealSimple.com: 5 Ways to Wear Matte Makeup 20 Great Beauty Products for $10 or Less The Best Mascaras

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Game-Changer: A Hat With Built-In Sun Protection

  Sunscreen is a necessity for summer activities, but this season try upping the ante (and your SPF) with a sun hat with built in UV protection. San Diego Hat Company has introduced hats with a built-in UPF (that stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor) of 50+, for a chic beach option that shields you from both the glare and the dangerous […]

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What Do You “Binge” On? We Want to Know!

Do you spend your marathoning old shows on Netflix? Are weeknights dedicated to the rabbit hole that is Facebook? Will you go weeks without so much as a meal out, and then spend most of your paycheck at the mall? We want to for an upcoming Real Simple story: What are you most likely to “binge” on? Take our poll here. Thank […]

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