Power Up With These 5 Poses

Get an instant confidence boost by practicing these power poses.

Power Up With These 5 Poses

If you're feeling listless, you can quickly power up and tamp down stress in just moments! Maintaining certain power poses for only two minutes before a stressful situation – or when you just need a little boost – can decrease your stress hormones by 25% and increase testosterone by about 20%. Studies show that these poses may even boost abstract thinking, help you perform better in job interviews or before an exam and make pain easier to tolerate. Get a big dose of confidence and energy with these these easy, side-effect-free poses.


Stake Out the Table

Stake Out the Table

Take ownership over your own strength by staking out a table. To strike this power pose, put your hands palms down onto a table's surface, and lean forward, like you're running a meeting.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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