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6 Expert Tips to Boost Confidence and Increase Your Joy

We could all use an extra boost of confidence! Here, experts share easy ways to do hard things and increase your joy, resilience, and well-being. While we tend to think that confidence spurs us to act, it’s actually the other way around: Action boosts motivation, says expert Jennifer Shannon. That’s why she suggests a “5-minute jump-start.” Take any task, even something as simple as browsing a dating site, and set a timer for 5 minutes. “This allows you to reward yourself for getting started, not getting it done — that’s where confidence begins.”
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Kate Middleton Calls Prince Charles a Very Sweet Nickname

The royal family are known for their generous use of nicknames. From “Gan Gan” to “Cabbage,” and of course “Lilibet,” there’s always some kind of unique nickname to take up in place of a formal name. For Kate Middleton, it seems she’s all for getting on board the family tradition.
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Eating This Popular Food Could Increase Your Risk of a Stroke — But Not for the Reason You May Think

When it comes to protecting your heart health, you’ve probably thought about the importance of eating balanced meals. But it turns out that what you eat — and how it affects your gut health — could have a more direct connection to your cardiovascular health than we thought. New research shows that eating meat and other animal products can negatively affect your gut, and in turn increase your risk of having a stroke.
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5 Natural Ways to Shrink Belly Bloat Right Now

This summer is shaping up to be a good one — and wouldn’t it be a nice surprise if, when you tried on your shorts from last year, they buttoned with room to spare? That could be easier than you think since most of us carry five to 10 pounds of water weight in the form of belly bloat — and getting rid of it is this simple.
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Many People Who Live Longer Follow This Diet Full of Potatoes, Dairy, and Coffee

Blue Zone diets — as in, the food regimens in areas of the world where people live longer — are all the rage nowadays. However, many of these longevity diets can be somewhat restrictive when it comes to what you can eat. Lots of them don’t allow for things like starchy vegetables, dairy products, or beverages that aren’t water or tea. Luckily, there’s a Blue Zone diet called the Ikaria diet that allows for all three!
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This Activity Can Help Heal Your Lungs if You Are a Covid ‘Long Hauler’

Emma MacPherson’s eyes filled with tears as she pulled out a piece of paper and a pen, readying herself to write her final goodbye to family and friends. I don’t want to die, she thought, hopelessness filling her heart as she struggled to find the words to say. It had been months since the Orange County, New Yorker had contracted covid-19, but from the day she began feeling sick, things had gone from bad to worse.
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4 Lifestyle Tweaks to Stop Heartburn Flares Throughout the Day

Go ahead and nosh on that juicy burger you’ve been craving or pour yourself another glass of sangria. These simple lifestyle tweaks can stop heartburn flares before they even start! The best part: They work so well, you won’t have to reach for acid-blocking proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), which can increase the risk of covid complications.
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3 Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying a New Sofa

Buying a new sofa can be a seriously mood-boosting decision to make when designing your home. As one of the most-used pieces of furniture, it’s a place where you can put up your feet after a long day, cozy up with popcorn and a binge-worthy show, or spend quality time connecting with family and friends sans screens.