By Hanna Morrill
There's a smarter way to enjoying a cocktail that won't derail your healthy lifestyle.
By Steven Macari
Socializing is a major part of life and lets face it alcohol plays a major role in that. As someone who teaches a holistic approach to health, it is all about finding balance. When implementing any sort of health, nutrition or fitness program, becoming dogmatic with your training or diet can often do mare harm than good. Cutting yourself off from all social activity (and usually alcohol intake) can actually be an added stressor, which may reverse any gains from your nutrition or fitness program. I often teach my clients how to cheat effectively, instead of a Hershey bar, choose the best quality organic dark chocolate you can find. The same goes with drinking. If you are going to drink on occasion, here is what you need to know about how to drink, have fun and not offset all the good things you have done all week in the gym and in the kitchen.
So why is alcohol bad in theRead More »from Drink Responsibly: A Healthy Guide to Imbibing
Gail Parent shares the rules of the game from the 1976 issue of Bazaar.
There is a right way and a wrong way of doing everything. Whether you are driving a car, cooking dinner or playing around, you have to know the rules and take it from there. Especially when you call the shots and make the moves, and the name of the game is liberated love.
Rule 1: Use The Lingo
(If you're going to do it like everyone else, you have to talk like everyone else.)
• A thing- affairs are no longer referred to as affairs. They are in the Seventies called "things", as "I have a thing going" or "I'm having this thing."
• A relationship- one step up from a thing. You are asking for his mind as well as his body, as in "he and I are having a relationship."
• Into him- the moment you are thinking of having a thing, or a relationship, as in "the guy I'm into now."
• The guy- what to call him if you are not living with him, as in "the guy I'm going with" (that is the most secure positionRead More »from Time Travel: See the Rules of Dating in 1976
Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of black boots. So, if you're looking to make a major investment this season, or spring cleaning is on your horizon, here's an easy guide to help you streamline. Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.
By: Chrissy Rutherford
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Eating clean and consistent workouts are proven to boost metabolism, increase muscle (and therefore after burn) as well as blast fat. But if the Polar Vortex has you skipping both in the name of maintaining mental and stay warm sanity, here are simple no-gym-in-sight alternatives so that you can keep the scale in check until spring strikes.
POUR SOME HONEY ON IT.While the sweet nectar won't zap fat on its own, what The Honey Diet claims is that it helps keep your waist trim by helping to shut down sugar cravings. So essentially, if you are drizzling the sweet stuff onto snacks, or salads or even taking it straight up throughout the day, in addition to cutting out refined carbs and increasing your veggie and protein intake, the result is an even keeled blood sugar level. And the result: you're more apt to stay in check when it comes to your food choices because you're cravings no longer have a Read More »from The Lazy Girl's Guide to Staying Svelte
Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her. From a beautiful coat to a signature flower- here are 11 items that are meant to be earned.
By Kerry Pieri
1. A Classic Shoe. Whether you're a pump girl or more into a great flat, the key is that your go-to shoe is well-designed, versatile and timeless.
Manolo Blahnik BB, saksfifthavenue.com.
2. A Great Suit. Even if you work in a creative field, a suit that's tailored like it was made just for you will become a go-to for work meetings, interviews and anywhere else where you're meant to look chic and professional.
4. ARead More »from 11 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30
This season, win the fight against germs by supercharging your natural defenses.
By Nicole Catanese
Most of us already know the basics when it comes to warding off a wintertime cold or flu-from excessive hand washing to loading up on vitamin C and getting plenty of rest, as well as keeping stress at bay. However, incorporating these foods and spices into your daily meal plan will play as much of an integral role in keeping you healthy, all season long.
Greek Yogurt. "Yogurt is packed with probiotics, which are live active cultures, or good bacteria, that help keep up your defences," says Candice Kumai, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef and author of the upcoming Clean Green Drinks, Cook Yourself Sexy and Pretty Delicious and a judge on Iron Chef America. Can't plan to eat yogurt every day? Try a probiotic supplement, too. "Probiotics are known to boost the immune system by supporting digestive function and gut health and helping to stave off, and fight flu symptoms-and takingRead More »from Eat These Immune-Boosting Foods
"Your hair is your co-star in life," says celebrity hairstylist Julien Farel, who has coiffed the strands of the elite for decades at his namesake salons across the country. And will continue that legacy at his soon-to-open (March 2014) flagship salon, Julien Farel Restore Salon & Spa, tucked inside the newly renovated Lowes Regency in NYC, known for their 'power breakfast'. "Your hair is the first thing people notice when you walk into a room and can say a lot about who you are and your personality," says Farel. So, how does one get 'power hair' exactly? The mane man behind the concept shares all.
Harper's Bazaar: What is 'power hair' and why does one want it?
Julien Farel: 'Power hair' gives you the competitive edge to perform at your highest level to conquer the demanding city of New York. IRead More »from The Haircut that Can Get You a Raise
By Kerry Pieri
By Kerry Pieri