How often have you heard the phrase, Anything worth doing is hard?”Whenever I struggled withsomething, I would complain, Do I really need to do this? What’s the point? Of course, someone would respond by telling me something along those lines. It seemed as if I was supposed to take pride in hardship. Hard work, after
If Kim Kardashian does it, I want to do it too. This means vampire facials, a 72-day marriage, a closet full of bodycon, my very own vanity project app and a waist trainer. I guess I can’t have everything Mrs. Kanye West has, but I can totally purchase a waist trainer and wear it around
Hi, my name is Katie and I’m a pretty average human being. Carbs are my religion and smeared eyeliner is part of my usual aesthetic. Onetime, I woke up with an entire pizza in my purse. It was pepperoni, so that was cool. To put things simply, I’m one of those girls who’s single and
Dear professional tequila girl, I know why you’re reading this. More importantly, you know why you’re reading this.Some would say you’re the crazy one, but the fact of the matter is, you just know how to have a good time. For many years, you’ve been committed to your craft. You’re as loyal as they come.Although
Phil Connors is an arrogant weatherman sent out to cover the annual Groundhog Day event. Little did he know, his life was about to take an unexpected turn. Phil eventually discovers that he is in a continuous time loop, repeating the same day over and over. At first, Phil takes advantage of this by indulging
If you’ve ever lost a significant amount of weight thanks to the latest fad diet, you’ve probably been slapped in the face with a very sad reality a few months after the diet ends: It’sreallyhard to keep that weight off, and you end up gaining it back plus a little more. Because this isn’t a
There are some foods that your body just naturally responds to, and you can tellyou’re eating something really good for you. Hummus is one of those foods. You’ll just feel better after enjoying hummus. Thismakes perfect sense, ashummus is loaded with nutrients your body craves. There are medically proven benefits to hummus that you can
Ever notice how some people can seemingly shed pounds with ease or consume weekly containers of Ben & Jerry’s without repercussions? Blame differing metabolisms. Your metabolism is like your own personal engine. It fuels your body’s ability to burn fat. Genetic factors, along with your age and your sex are key influencers of your metabolic rate.
Winter is gross. Day after day, you’re yanking on your shapeless puffy coat, moisturizing relentlessly (without really getting results) and keeping your fingers crossed at all times you don’t slip on ice and fall on your face. I’m the first to admit I’m not my prettiest in the winter, and I’m going to bet most
Having trouble keeping your New Year’s resolution to ditch the sweets? Blame your brain. A new study from researchers at Duke University finds that a sugar habit leaves a lasting imprint on certain brain circuits, making it incredibly difficult to stop eating sweet food. These marks, in turn, prime us to give into our cravings.