The Checkup: The Amazing Weight-Loss Fruit You Should Be Eating More of



• If you’re anything like me, you don’t need a reason to eat all the avocado you can get your hands on, but here’s one anyway: Science says it’s the perfect diet staple if you’re looking to lose weight. [Huffington Post

• Leading happiness scholar (yep, that’s a real thing) Paul Dolan says there two simple steps to leading a happier life: First, do a happiness audit. Next, design your life so that it’s easy to do the things you know make you happy. For example: If going to the gym puts a smile on your face, sign up for the gym across the street from your job so it’s easy to get to. [Fast Company]

• The new trend in running shoes? Platform sneakers. Okay, okay, so they’re not exactly platform sneakers, but they do have an extra-chunky cushioned heel. [The New York Times]

• Good news to everyone currently sporting a tattoo they regret (my hand is raised): There’s a new tattoo-removal cream in the works to help you get rid of tattoos safely and painlessly. [Refinery29]

• Jot these down: Five easy ways to get your metabolism going. [Prevention]

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