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With an audience of 13 million, SELF puts the power in a woman's hands to live her most awesome life—emotionally, physically and socially. The founder of the Pink Ribbon and an ASME National Magazine Award winner for excellence in journalistic achievement, SELF is published by Condé Nast, home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands.

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Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

(2) Comments | Posted February 13, 2016 | 11:06 AM

Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).

By Amanda Schupak, SELF


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Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and...

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Tragic News for People Who Love Seltzer Water

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 1:16 PM

There's a potential side effect of drinking too much.

By Nina Bahadur, SELF

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Photo: Romulo A. Yanes

If you drink a lot of seltzer, listen up. You may believe that bubbly water is a super-healthy alternative to soda. This is...

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11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

(1) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 10:21 AM

Power up in the morning with these flavorful recipes.
By Alexa Tucker, SELF

The A.M. hours are notorious for leaving you tight on time and it's all too easy to ignore your grumbling stomach as you dive headfirst into your day. But eating a protein-packed...

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Is It OK to Drink Alcohol While Pregnant? 10 Things You Should Know

(5) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 2:09 PM

Here are the facts.

By Nina Bahadur, SELF

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Image: Jocelyn Runice for SELF

On Feb. 1, the CDC released new guidelines urging women of childbearing age to avoid drinking alcohol unless they are using contraception. This new guideline is designed...

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4 Hot Tool Mistakes You're Probably Making, According To A Hair Pro

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 11:23 AM

When was the last time you cleaned your blowdryer?
By Jessica Cruel, SELF

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Illustration: Lisa Grue

The truth: hot tools are a major investment. A top-of-the-line blowdryer will keep your strands from frying and give you glossy shine, but...

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14 Genius Ways To Save Money On Travel In 2016

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 12:38 PM

Yes, you can see the world on the cheap.
By Zahra Barnes, SELF

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Photo: Richard Rutledge/Vogue

If you've got a serious case of wanderlust but think traveling is way too expensive, you're only partially right. While exploring...

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3 Easy and Healthy Ways to Make Your Lunch Taste Incredible

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2016 | 1:11 PM

Including a yummy superfood salad recipe!
By Tatiana Boncompagni, SELF

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of SELF.

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but a healthy lunch is also crucial for productivity. We asked...

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Yes, There Is A Right Way To Pop Your Pimples

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 5:39 PM

Expert tips for when you're in a pinch.
By Jessica Cruel, SELF

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Photo: Giovanni Giannoni/WWD

Confession: even though I'm a beauty editor who knows all about hyperpigmentation and acne scarring, I can't resist popping my pimples....

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9 Places You Never Thought To Apply Perfume

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2016 | 5:18 PM

Spritz these hot spots from head to toe.
By Jessica Cruel, SELF

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Photo: Jeremy Nelson

Wrists, ears, neck--that's the usual to-do list when your spritz on your favorite fragrance. However, there are some key places you're missing. Steven Claisse,...

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Here's What Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady Eat -- Yes, It's Ridiculously Strict

(67) Comments | Posted January 6, 2016 | 5:55 PM

No coffee, dairy, white sugar, tomatoes...
By Bari Lieberman, SELF

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Photo: Steve Eichner/WWD

The private chef that cooks for Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady recently shared exactly what the duo -- and their kids -- eat and don't eat....

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Does Leaving The Avocado Pit Make It Stay Fresh For Longer?

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2016 | 2:53 PM

Myth busters: produce edition.
By Kenny Thapoung, SELF

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Photo: Romulo A Yanes

Fabulous avocado: We've had a love-hate relationship going strong since, well, we realized how delicious they are on toast. Don't get us wrong, we adore...

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This Is Bob Harper's 5-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

(1) Comments | Posted January 3, 2016 | 12:41 PM

Fire up your muscles from head to toe.
By SELF Staffers, SELF

This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know:

YOUR TRAINER: Bob Harper, celebrity trainer...

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3 Steps To Take ASAP When You Inevitably Spill Wine On Your Dress

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 12:29 PM

Here's what to do when your red wine ends up everywhere BUT in your mouth.
By Jessica Cruel, SELF

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Romulo A Yanes

For some, a cup of red wine (or tomato sauce or gravy) is not a refreshing party...

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Does Rinsing Fruit Before You Eat It Actually Do Anything?

(3) Comments | Posted December 21, 2015 | 12:24 PM

Or can we rub that apple on our shirt and call it a day?
By Amanda Schupak, SELF

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Romulo A Yanes

Of course we all know that we're supposed to wash fruits and vegetables before we eat them. But...

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12 Ways to Make Your Commute a Little More Tolerable

(10) Comments | Posted December 10, 2015 | 7:57 AM

There has to be a better way!
By Claire Hannum, SELF


1. Learn something new.
Most major universities offer pre-recorded lectures for free on iTunes! If you're not sure where to start, take a peek at iTunes U, where you'll find a chance to...

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11 Thoughts Everyone's Probably Had During Sex At Least Once

(1) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 10:34 AM

"Can he hear my stomach growling?"
By Claire Hannum, SELF

When sex is good, it's great, but when it's not so good, it can be hard to even pay attention. You're supposed to be caught up in this epic, all-consuming moment, but instead you're trying to act...

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How 7 Super Successful Women Leaders Find the Time to Take Care of Their Health

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 8:29 AM

Add self-care to your schedule.

By Lauren Mazzo, SELF

Being busy often means putting yourself lower on the priority list -- so staying healthy, energized, and (relatively) de-stressed becomes that much more challenging. SELF talked to some of the most successful -- and busiest -- women about how...

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13 Things I'm Tired of Hearing When People Find Out I Don't Drink

(62) Comments | Posted November 15, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Major buzz kill.

By Christopher Post, SELF

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(Photo: Romulo Yanes)

I can't drink. It's not by choice. It's medical. Really. Whenever I've touched the stuff, I break out in hives and my throat starts to close up, which, as...

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20대 초반에 알았더라면 좋았을 사랑과 섹스에 대한 사실 9가지

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 1:41 AM

By Christopher Post, SELF

지금의 나는 약혼한, 비교적 안정된 30대 남자다. 하지만 늘 지금처럼 운이 좋았던 것은 아니고, 여기까지 오는데 긴, 가끔은 비참한 길을 거쳤다.

일단 나는 고등학교 때 연애를 하지 못했다. 사실 홈커밍파티와 졸업파티에 단 한 번도 데이트 상대를 데리고 가지 못했다. 노력을 안 해서 그랬던 것도...

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3 Super Easy Ways To Get Thicker, Shinier Hair

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 5:25 PM

Here's how to maximize your hair's potential.
By Kari Molvar, SELF

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(Photo: Christopher Ferguson)

Take a cardio dance class with New York City trainer Katherine Greiner and the first thing you notice is her ripped, washboard-flat abs....

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