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Brittany Lyte

Brittany Lyte is an award-winning journalist. Greatest hits include learning to fly an M-26 Air Wolf and chasing down a suspected killer while wearing heels and a silk dress.

Latest articles by Brittany Lyte

5 Ways the Ebola Outbreak Could Hurt the Economy — And Your Wallet

While you probably don't have to worry contracting Ebola yourself, the deadly virus certainly may infect your finances.

The 6 Best Reasons to Quit Your Job

When's the right time to quit a job? When it's doing you more harm than good.

3 Unbelievable Visualization Board Success Stories

There's a lot of skepticism around the idea of visualization boards, but plenty of people are convinced, such as the three people profiled here.

Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

One thing organized people don't have in their homes is a lot of clutter (or they hide it really, really well). Find out where.

The 5 Most Offensive Halloween Costumes Ever

If you think about the time and effort that went into these truly offensive costumes, it makes your headspin, gruesomely, like in The Exorcist.

6 Signs That You're Sleep Deprived

Maekin moar meestakes at werk then yousyewl? Yep, that's a sign you aren't getting enough sleep.

12 Tricks That Make You Look Skinnier (Without Being Skinner)

Look your best even when you aren't feeling your best with a few clever shape-shifting tricks.

These 7 Companies Have the Craziest Employee Perks

Our employers give most of us a paycheck, health care, paid vacation — and that's about it. A lucky few of us also get flying lessons. Wait, what?

Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.

The 5 Most Dangerous Things Hiding in Your Home Right Now

It's an unfortunate truth: home is where the accidents happen. Protect yourself and your family by uncovering these five hidden dangers.

Do You Have Any of These 4 Most Irrational Fears?

What are you afraid of? If you're like a lot of other scaredy-cats, it's probably clowns.

The 4 Most Effective Times for Setting a New Goal

Take advantage of some quirks in the calendar — and your psychology — to jumpstart your campaign to reach your next goal.

4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Every Major Purchase

Before you break out the checkbook, ask yourself a few probing questions. Your future self will thank you, whether you decide to buy or not.

The 7 Scariest Big Purchases People Make

The big spend is only part of the reason these big purchases are such big scares.

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday

If you don't do morning right, chances are the rest of the day is shot, too. Set aside 10 minutes early to set the stage for a productive day.

6 Painless Ways to Split the Check

Whether you split the bill evenly or item by item, easily find out who owes how much — saving you a headache and your server some hassle.

Successful Men Carry These 7 Things Around With Them — Do You?

Success is ultimately about the content of one's character — with a little help from the contents of one's pockets, too.

6 Easy Tricks to Become Instantly More Likeable

Win friends and influence people with these simple techniques of the charming.

6 Little Ways to De-Stress (and Enjoy Life More)

Everybody's stressed — even you. Take the edge off with some simple, scientifically proven stress relievers.

6 Ways to Get Prettier, Smarter, and Healthier While You Sleep

You can get all that from just a good night's sleep? As long as you're doing it right. Read on to learn more about the secret power of sleep.