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9 psychological ways to help you lose weight

Eating healthy foods and staying active are key to weight loss.Roman Prishenko/Shutterstock   The INSIDER Summary: Losing weight can be tough without the right mindset. A recent Quora thread offers advice for psychological ways to lose weight and keep it off in the long-term. Tips include thinking of exercise as a fun activity and focusing on sleep, among other great mind hacks. Losing weight can be challenging, especially if you don't have the right mindset to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Thankfully, a recent Quora thread lists helpful advice for people who want to train their minds to help them lose weight in the long-term, rather than wasting energy on quick, short-term fixes. Here are nine ways to change your outlook that can help you lose weight healthily. Revisit what you know about weight...

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Selena Gomez Just Debuted Her Shortest Chop Yet — & It's GORG

In all our years listening to her songs and watching her grow out of her Disney wizarding years, we’ve never seen Selena Gomez with short hair. Sure, Selena’s switched it up from time to time, but she doesn’t normally stray far from what she knows best: long, voluminous brown waves. At the end of last year, however, the singer ditched her long, dreamy mermaid hair for a long bob — and boy was it beautiful. From that moment on, Selena became a lob styling icon. Recently, she’s been wearing a lot of extensions, which has us thinking that her shorter days might be behind her. Of course, it looks like we were too quick to assume. Forget everything you thought...

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Kristin Cavallari Opens Up About Her New Jewelry Line, Uncommon James: It's 'My Baby!'

Kristin Cavallari Dennis Leupold Kristin Cavallari has a new baby — her jewelry line. "I've created a company," the Hills alum, 30, exclusively tells Us of the line, Uncommon James, which launched on Tuesday, April 25. "I've really poured my heart and soul into it. I've been involved in every little detail, so it's extremely meaningful to me. This is my baby!" Though she's no stranger to designing baubles (Cavallari cofounded Emerald Duv in 2014, but stepped away this January to launch her solo venture), she says that this project has been a labor of love in a very special way. "I am involved in every facet of the company, from measuring out the actual jewelry to overseeing all of the...

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6 Pro Secrets for a Speedier Makeup Routine

#1: Go Back to Basics We hate to say it, but you don’t always have to go full-force with your makeup, especially on easy, uneventful days. Sometimes, sticking to a few key items will do the trick and get you out the door in minutes. “Don't feel like you have to apply everything all at once,” says New York-based makeup artist Ashley Rebecca. “Create a five-minute makeup routine only involving your key essentials: tinted moisturizer, mascara, blush, concealer, and a lip product.” Hey, if it’s coming from a pro, we’re all about cutting corners.   #2: Invest in BB or CC Cream In the world of multi-tasking beauty products, we would say BB and CC creams are the reigning king...

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7 Storage Tricks You've Probably Never Thought Of

File DividersAnnie Draddy of Henry & Higby has a genius alternative use for file dividers. "Don't just relegate this organizational tool to the office, as they can be used throughout the house. Use them to store cookie sheets in your kitchen or even clutches and small handbags in your closet," Draddy suggests. "These work really well in closets because they make it so you can actually find things." PHOTO: COURTESY OF HENRY & HIGBY/MICHELLE HALE. High Shelves“Maximize storage in apartments by adding a shelf above doorways or high up in your closet to store extra items,” Draddy says. She points out that shelves like this are especially good for storing lighter things,(think: extra toilet paper or paper towels). “One of...

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