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3 Relaxation Drinks That Actually Live Up To The Hype

(2) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 10:14 AM


Like liquid chill pills, these beverages promise to make you mellower in just a few sips. Three O staffers drank them for two weeks to see if they lived up to the hype.

For our...

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4 Healthy Breakfast Recipes From Chef Curtis Stone

(13) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 9:23 AM


By Curtis Stone

They say breakfast is the most important meal, but I never put much stock in that idea until I became a dad. After we had our son, Hudson, in 2011, we thought so much about what...

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4 Natural Remedies For Whatever Ails You

(15) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 9:01 PM


By Leslie Goldman

When mini emergencies arise, like a minor burn from a hot stove or a pounding headache, antibiotic creams and ibuprofen are often the first line of defense. While these old standbys can help, research shows that more-natural...

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7 Goals Self-Help Books Can Help You Achieve

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 7:17 AM

By Leigh Newman

We sifted through recent self-help books and found the can-do strategies to help you become more successful, calmer, happier, more focused and more connected to others -- and to yourself.

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5 Bad Money Habits You Can Fix Right Now

(12) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 1:05 PM

By Lynn Andriani

You probably don't even realize you're practicing these bad spending behaviors -- but here's how to stop (and save).

Graciously Accepting a Complimentary Cup of Green Tea While You Shop for Eye Cream

Why it's bad: Sipping a hot beverage may...

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A Surprising Cure For Insomnia

(11) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 10:38 AM


One sleep-deprived woman discovered a free, uncannily effective cure for her insomnia. All she needed was YouTube --and an open mind.

By Kate Sztabnik

On any given night, I might fall asleep to soft-spoken prattle from a grown...

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The Best Job Interview Questions We've Heard

(7) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 10:36 AM

It's hard to get past the usual "where do you see yourself in five years?", but we've noticed some more useful options to find out if your next candidate is a good fit.

1. The question: So you're a Yankees fan. If you were the team's owner, how would you...

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7 Ways To Feel Less Bloated

(3) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 9:10 PM

By Corrie Pikul

Feel like your abdomen is suddenly filled with helium? Here's how to gently and naturally decompress -- and how to prevent it from happening again.

1. Try the breath freshener that's also a bloat buster.

fennel seeds

Leave the mints for your...

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The 3 Things You're Doing Wrong At 3 P.M.

(4) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:35 AM

By Jena Pincott

You know it's wrong to indulge your sugar cravings or to drink coffee during the witching hour. These mistakes are just as common -- but almost always overlooked.

1. The mistake: You don't realize how much you "morally disengage" after lunch.

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Beware of These 4 Food Label Claims

(6) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 10:48 AM


By Johannah Sakimura

Bold nutrition claims often overpromise and underdeliver.

You can hardly grocery shop without being bombarded by products promising you more vitamins, more fiber, more nutrients, more everything. According to a 2013 USDA report, 43 percent of all...

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways To Have A Happier Morning

(19) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 9:16 PM

By Corrie Pikul

Here's how to get a sunnier start to your day.

Have a little tulip with your coffee.

Why it works: Evolutionary psychologists believe that we see flowers and plants as a subconscious cue of safety ("Things can grow here -- let's set down roots"), reward ("All that...

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How To Bounce Back From Rejection

(7) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 8:55 AM

By Jena Pincott

It only takes a minute to start your rebound.

If you have a minute…focus on the right face.
woman looking at photo
We all know the best thing to do when we're down: Talk, laugh (or bawl) it out with the person...

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Dr. Oz: 4 Warning Signs You Should Never Ignore

(47) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 9:17 AM


By Dr. Oz

Ever fill out those symptom checklists at the doctor's office? I can't remember the last time those lists were updated, but they should be: Scientists are making remarkable advances in connecting the dots...

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5 Shampoo Mistakes You Had No Idea You Were Making

(57) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 8:24 AM


Think you know how to wash your hair? Think again! We've discovered five common mistakes we didn't even know we were making.

1. You use the same shampoo seven days a week, 365 days a year......

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Dr. Phil: You Teach People How To Treat You

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 10:00 AM


By Dr. Phil McGraw

Everything we do in life has a payoff. You go to work to make money. You go swimming because you enjoy it, or it helps you stay healthy. The same is true...

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The Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods

(16) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 7:26 PM

By Jena Pincott

Surprise! They can help slim you down, clear your mind and -- a whole lot more.

They Can Kickstart -- and Keep Up -- Any Diet
hot peppers
The spice: Hot peppers (including cayenne, chili, jalapeño)

How they do...

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5 Mistakes Women Make When Feeling Sad

(8) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 8:40 AM

By Corrie Pikul

Turns out that a lot of the things we do when we're blue often end up making us feel worse.

They get busy with their lover...or their battery-operated BFF.
couple in bed
The rationale: "At least this will...

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Iyanla Vanzant: 5 Steps To Breaking A Negative Pattern

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 8:04 AM


By Iyanla Vanzant

Q: How do I break a negative pattern?

1. First, notice it.

Maybe you always end up in drama-filled relationships, or you go through endless cycles of overeating and guilt. The...

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5 Conversations Women Should Stop Having

(4) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 9:11 AM

By Amy Shearn

It's easy to share gripes about gray hairs and dimply thighs, but come on, we have more interesting things to say to each other than that.

1. The "I'm So Exhausted I Could Fall Down" Conversation
tired woman
We're all running on...

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4 Food Trends You Definitely Shouldn't Ignore

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 10:20 AM

By Lynn Andriani

We've got a crush on these addictive snacks, soothing drink and other trendy treats.

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