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7 Habits That Are Quietly Making You Fat (and Have Nothing to Do With Eating)

Scale groaning a little more each time you step on? Lots of bad, little diet and fitness habits add up to big pounds. Think small fixes and lose it!

15 Things Most People Screw Up When Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents is filled with pitfalls. Impress everybody — including yourself — by avoiding these common mess-ups.

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

We all rely on little catch phrases and verbal shortcuts. Unfortunately, many are thoughtless or hurtful or just plain dumb. Stop saying them!

13 Things People With Good Table Manners Never Do

Everybody knows about elbows and tables, but what do you do if you're the subject of the toast? Learn that and more before your next fancy dinner.

6 Nervous Tics You Need to Stop Right Now

It's okay to feel nervous sometimes, but if your tension looks like this, it's time to do something about it.

Master These 15 Interview Questions

Land a job interview? Great. Now seal the deal by learning how to answer these 15 common job interview questions.

17 Little Ways to Feel More Confident

Confidence is critical to happiness and success. Get some with this collection of easy ways to find more faith in yourself.

The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

Need a hand asking for assistance? We're here to help.

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

11 Easy Memory Hacks

Start remembering more of the stuff that matters with this collection of simple — and surprising — memory enhancement tricks.

20 Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Floaty, foamy pool noodles have a million and one uses. Here are 20 to get you started.

12 Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

What you say is what really matters, right? The truth is, how you say it is often more important. Avoid these common errors for sharper messages.

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.

23 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight

The airport is no picnic, but you can make it bearable with this collection of clever air transport how-tos and workarounds.

People Who Love Their Bodies Never Do These 17 Things — Do You?

Poor health habits may indicate a lack of self-confidence — and they may contribute to it. End these habits and start feeling better inside and out.

10 Serious Health Benefits of Laughter

From improved lung function to a fitter midsection, a hearty laugh offers plenty of unexpected health benefits. No joke!

15 Time-Saving Tools Everyone Should Own

Where does the time go? Who knows, but without these 15 must-have time and labor savers, it would go even faster.

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.

11 Time Saving Hacks From the World's Busiest People

Time is your most precious resource. Learn how to save some for yourself (and your family), by doing what really super busy people do.

9 Easy Ways to Start Taking Better Care of Yourself Today

It doesn't take a lot of effort to become the new, better looking and feeling you. Start with these simple (and quick!) self-improvers.