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Top 8 Reasons to Say 'I Do' to a Pre-Owned Engagement Ring

Laura Camera | Posted 11.23.2014 | Weddings
Laura Camera

It's true that making the ring your "something old" will save your bank account from being "something blue." Even worse than a car once you drive it off the lot, an engagement ring retains as little as 30 percent of its value once it becomes second-hand.

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Printer

Donna Highfill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I'll admit it -- I was never a note writer. I actually tried to elope with my first husband just so I wouldn't have to write thank-you notes for my wedding gifts. Did I appreciate the gifts that were given? Of course. But I'd rather do without 5.45 sets of china than have to write ten thank you notes.

Health for the Holidays? Have Fun!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If you eat well and are active generally throughout the year, you will be healthier and leaner than those who are not. If that pattern persists over the holidays, or picks up again after, you will find in it pretty effective immunity against holiday-related health hazards. Build good health year round, and let the good times roll when the holidays roll around.

Garlic Presses And 12 Other Kitchen Tools Chefs Never Use

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Which common kitchen tools do chefs consider completely extraneous?

Rolling Heads

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.21.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


What I'm Drinking Now and for Thanksgiving

John Mariani | Posted 11.20.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

I don't much change the heft of the wines I drink as I do tilt towards more varietals depending on what I'm eating.

Want Health? Try the Truth

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

At a recent health conference in Boston, I was privileged to share the podium with a physician colleague who serves as senior health editor at The Atl...

Fight Content Starvation With Savvy Publishing Tactics

Lee Traupel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

So, you just uploaded some great content to your blog post and shared it across you social accounts expecting a signal back from the universe. But nothing: a ping with no echo.

Hanging On

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.19.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


3 Tips For Finding The Elusive Good Night's Sleep

Amol Sarva | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Amol Sarva

The first thing you have to ask yourself is whether you have actually tried any of the tips that you have read, let alone performed them over a period of time where you could observe whether there was any effect or not.

Four Critical Marketing Strategies for Growing Your Business

Lee Traupel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Digital Oxygen starts and ends with design, with smart content woven into the mix. What's on your critical short list and what can you pushback til...

I Need a Boyfriend! A Teen Girl's Recipe for Validation

Lauren Galley | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Lauren Galley

I have a crazy idea, so just work with me on this one... What if the real problem is us? What is we are disrespecting ourselves and allowing this behavior to happen? The more experiences I have and the older I get, it seems as though us girls LOVE to blame the boys for everything that goes wrong in a relationship.

Introducing the 'SupraSelf'

Val Jon Farris | Posted 11.18.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Val Jon Farris

"Quantum leaps are the result of engaging in an extraordinary aspect of our identity I call the SupraSelf." -- Val Jon Farris I want to introduce y...

My Top 5 Quotes From Toronto Fitness Studios That I Apply in Business and Life

Chitra Anand | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Chitra Anand

I have often found parallels that I can draw upon when it comes to fitness, business and in life. During times when I feel stressed, need inspiration or I'm just beaten down, I will always turn to a hard workout.

The F Word and Why It's Good for You

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

That fear, the one that's keeping you from pursuing your passion, the one that keeps you in a bad relationship because you'd rather be with the wrong person than be alone, isn't really keeping you safe or alive. It's keeping you from being real. It's keeping you from your true self.

Yagana Shah

Caregivers Reveal What It's Really Like To Look After Multiple Friends And Family | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty

This is the final installment of a three-part series entitled Unsung Heroes: The Face Of American Caregiving. In honor of National Family Caregivers M...

How To Have A Great Morning (Even If You're Not A Morning Person)

Dr. Shamini Jain | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shamini Jain

Let's face it. Some of us just don't DO mornings. Our idea of a good morning is honestly, one where we can sleep in! But reality calls -- and for many working parents, mornings seem absolutely frenetic.

The Only Tip You'll Ever Need to Live a Healthy Life

Lorie Eber | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorie Eber

Let me suggest a way out of this start-stop conundrum. How about if we get literal? As Jim Rohn, the well-known entrepreneur and motivational speaker put it: "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." How about if we started treating our bodies at least as well as our homes?

How to Solve Every Problem In Your Life

Noah St. John | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

No one likes problems. Most of us try to avoid, ignore, or get away from our problems. Some would argue that problems are the bane of human existenc...

Life Is the Ultimate Team Sport

Dr. Donna Dannenfelser | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Donna Dannenfelser

Whether it be as aggressive as football or as passive as chess, playing in the game of life can be challenging. It takes wit, focus, determination and perseverance to win the ultimate challenges that life presents.

15 More Years: A Sermon on 2 Kings 20:1-7

Rev. James Ellis, III | Posted 11.12.2014 | Religion
Rev. James Ellis, III

I wonder if you would work very differently than you do now if you knew that your end would come in just 15 years. I wonder if you would spend time with your loved ones, invest in others' lives, and carry yourself very differently than you do now. I wonder if you would slow down in some things and speed up or be more committed in other things. I wonder.

10 Things I Wish I Knew at Age 22 About Work

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.11.2014 | College
Cliff Hsia

From these experiences, I've come away with 10 lessons about work and the corporate world that I wish I could have known when I had graduated college at age 22. Ultimately, it's my hope that you are able to do the work that you were created to do, no matter what stage of life you are in.

Tech Nirvana: Don't Take a Knife to a Gunfight

Lee Traupel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Today's shiny markets wrapped in social media and buffed with billion-dollar valuations are a false line on the horizon for non-tech-savvy brands. ...

Bra Size: A Little Education Goes a Long Way

Holly Hammond | Posted 11.10.2014 | Style
Holly Hammond

In recent years, women have taken a stand for knowing more about our bodies. It's all about unapologetically educating ourselves on the ins and outs of being a woman. But even with that-women are still shockingly unaware of their own breasts.

Being Busy as a Status Symbol: Why American Culture Values a Lack of Leisure Time and What We Can Do About it

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

This 'busy-means-high-status effect' is not just a recent development driven by mounting pressures due to rising individualism, technology and connectivity.