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How To Start Investing Even If You Aren't Rich Yet

There’s a rampant myth that you need a lot of money to start investing in stocks, mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). This falsehood may play a part in why so few people actually own investments. You will never get rich by stashing your money under a mattress or in a bank account. In …

Investing

44 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Perfect for tight spaces, tight schedules and tight wallets.<p>Buffalo Wing Dip<p>If you like spice, you’ll love this dip. It’s super cheesy, full of rich …

Cooking

3 Common Cooking Techniques That Can Increase Toxicity in Your Food

Your cooking habits could be cooking up a cancer risk.<p>Well-intentioned cooks may be making costly mistakes in the kitchen without even knowing it. …

16 top money tips from some of the world's most successful people

In the words of Bill Gates, "success is a lousy teacher."<p>Some of the most successful people in the world had plenty of failures and learning experiences along the way.<p>16 successful people shared their best money advice and career tips, from prioritizing learning over earning and making lists for …

Ways to Strengthen a Marriage and Avoid Divorce

Children are so much better off in a nuclear family, and unfortunately, there are far too many families that have failed. While both husband and wife …

Relationships

Avoid these refrigerator food-storage mistakes to lengthen the life of your groceries

Cleaning out the refrigerator is one of the most painful things I have to do every week. Sadly, I end up tossing food I didn’t remember I had, fruits …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

How to live your best life

<i>This week, a repeat of one of our favourite episodes from January 2017.</i><p>This week my pick is <i>Hidden Brain</i> with an episode called "Getting Unstuck." The …

20 Ways to Make Chicken a Fast and Fancy Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

These Books on Mindfulness Will Help You Practice Being Present

Meditation and mindfulness are two concepts that have received quite a bit of buzz in recent years. While their origins lie in ancient teachings and …

Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe

This Easy Thai Coconut Curry Chicken recipe is a simple ​one-pot meal. You can use any Thai seasoning or curry you like. There are jars of various …

Recipes

20 Minutes Is All You Need For the Best-Ever Baked Chicken Breasts

Picky eaters, kids, and adults alike will approve of this buttery, lemon-pepper baked chicken recipe. I know this, because I am a former picky eater, …

7 Top Seafood Dishes to Make in 40 Minutes or Less

You really can make healthy seafood dinners during the busy workweek. Here are seven scrumptious seafood dishes, including fish stew, grilled salmon, …

These Yoga Poses Open Up A Chakra In Your Body That'll Help You ~Find Yourself~

Yoga is an incredibly strong mental, physical, and spiritual practice that contains many layers. The physical poses in yoga are simply the surface of …

How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

How To Control Your Thoughts During Meditation, According To Experts

Maybe the most difficult thing about starting a meditation practice, other than, you know, actually practicing, has to be the fact that when you sit …

How to Cook the Perfect Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

Here's a foolproof method for cooking juicy, flavorful chicken breast in the oven—plus five killer sauces to serve with it.<p>A baked chicken breast is …

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

11 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Thailand

While fluent English speakers make up only 15 to 20 percent of Thailand’s population, many more locals know enough to give directions, make …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Strength training plays a key role in your development as a runner, helping to build muscle so that your body can handle the repetitive stress of all …

Healthy Smoothies: Best Smoothie Ingredients & 10 To Ditch

Depending on what you blend up, a smoothie can quickly turn into more of a milkshake. Find out the healthiest smoothie ingredients to use and 10 to …

Healthy Eating

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Nutrition

Financial Advisor Shares The 20 Best Financial Tips He Wishes He Could Tell His 20-Year-Old Self

Most of my financial planning clients are business owners, older folks who want to focus on retirement planning, or sudden wealth recipients (think inheritance, lawsuit settlement, business sale, etc.). I’ve been working with clients for over 20 years, so many of my clients now have kids of their …

Personal Finance

This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Workouts

Why Is My Face Getting So Fat?

You're not turning into John Goodman, but you might want to make some lifestyle changes.<p>Your face is getting fatter because the rest of your body is …

moonface

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

Because we all want to save time during the busy week.<p>March 30, 2018<p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the …

Healthy Eating

30 Spring Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Dear soups, stews and casseroles: We’ve had a good run. But it’s springtime now, and that means we’re on to lighter and brighter meals. For starters, …

Cooking