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9 bad habits you must break to be more productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage …

Time Management

15 Cheesy Recipes You Absolutely Need in Your Life

When it comes to comforting recipes that satisfy your hunger and soothe your soul, those that include cheese top our list. From the grilled cheese …

30 dishes everyone should know how to make before they turn 30, according to Michelin-starred and industry-leading head chefs

Everyone has a signature dish they whip out when they're trying to impress -- whether it's beans on toast or a gourmet beef wellington with all …

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

Cooking

Mac and Cheese Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

So many delicious options.<p>This year, we decided to bring out the mac and cheese with longstanding classics and deliciously different recipes that …

The simple reason we’re getting all these long-delayed movie sequels now

<i>Blade Runner</i> is the latest film to be revived after years in retirement.<p>Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard from the original 1982 Ridley Scott-directed film in <i>Blade Runner 2049,</i> due out in US theaters on Oct. 6. The movie itself takes places 30 years after its predecessor. It comes …

Movies

I left my boyfriend for the woman we had a threesome with

When friends ask how I met and fell in love with Clare* after spending almost a decade with my high school boyfriend Neil*, I always say “Online.” …

Russell Brand has the most genius hack for handling anger

British comedian, actor, and author Russell Brand is one of the most self-aware people, famous or otherwise, you're likely to ever encounter. He turns a morning interview into a quick meditation session. Without a single om.<p>"Meditation is your negotiation with your feelings that you want to think …

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

Meditation

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

Cooking

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed.<p>A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday …

Self-improvement

Grab-and-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Eating a smart breakfast leads to healthier choices all day long. Make any one of these quick breakfast recipes ahead, and that’s one less thing you …

10 easy-as-pie apple desserts that take less than an hour to make

Now that fall has finally arrived, it’s time for the best seasonal activity of all: apple picking, and the baking that comes with it. (Honestly, what …

7 Killer Keto Breakfast Recipes That Aren't Just Eggs and Bacon

So you're trying out the keto life. Congrats! People say you're in for a clearer mind, more energy, and maybe even weight loss. The basic …

Breakfast

These Easy Paleo Crockpot Recipes Will Keep You Healthy and Full

The idea of going Paleo can seem daunting at first, especially if you're new to the clean eating movement. Known as the "caveman diet," this …

17 Genius Tips For College Students Who Want To Cook In Their Dorms

Because let's face it, dining hall food sucks.<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

16 Essential Soup Recipes for Fall

While I will happily dip my spoon into a warm bowl of soup all year long, there is no time more satisfying and comforting than right now in the early …

Cooking

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with 10 Ingredients or Fewer

The slow cooker's charm is that it delivers meals without much effort on your part. Toss a bunch of ingredients inside and let it do its thing while …

Cooking

14 Classic Fall Comfort Food Dinners Under 500 Calories

There's a lot to love about fall: Crunchy leaves, boots, Harry Potter movie marathons on TV. Still, what I look forward to most about the season is …

Cooking

Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low …

The $1.4 million mistake too many millennials are making

Millennials are doing lots of good work with our savings. We're saving earlier than our parents did. We're saving more too. All that despite making around 20% less than our parents did at the same age.<p>But there's one thing many of us are doing wrong: We're investing in the wrong things.<p>According to …

Here's Exactly How to Trick Your Mind Into Being Happy

It should come as no surprise that much of what we do is born from the pursuit of happiness. But when it comes to defining the true meaning of …

The probe into Google’s alleged gender pay gap just hit a snag

The Labor Department will not get access to the full details it has requested on 21,000 Google employees as part of its investigation of equal pay, an administrative law judge has ruled, saying that the agency's demand for data is too broad and could violate workers' privacy.<p>The provisional ruling …

US to create independent military cyber command

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and …

National Security

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

These dog wedding photos is all you need to see on a Monday

Meet Kaya the White Shepherd.<p>She’s just gotten ‘married’ to her pal Hades, a black sable German Shepherd.<p>And together, they’ve become something of an …

The 11 worst money mistakes to make in your 30s

But as you enter a new decade, you'll face a whole new set of challenges.<p>We consulted financial experts to help you avoid money mistakes in your 30s as you navigate homebuying, relationships, starting a family, and saving for retirement.<p><i>Original reporting by Kathleen Elkins.</i>

Personal Finance

10 of the Easiest Breakfasts for the Laziest Mornings

We all have those mornings when we wake up completely disinterested in starting the day. We hit the snooze button, pull the covers over our eyes, and …

Breakfast

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

Five Hard Truths We All Need To Accept To Get Stronger

<i>What is the hardest truth you had to accept that made you stronger? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …