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She Started Applying Turmeric Around Her Eyes. 10 Minutes Later. UNBELIEVABLE!

Turmeric is a super spice that includes anti-aging, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It is part of many Indian dishes because of its …

This Malted Coconut Cake Is the Most Delicious Way to Celebrate Easter

There's no better way to welcome spring.<p>With the start of spring comes a slew of gatherings: Mother's Day luncheons, Easter brunches, bridal and baby showers, and then some. If this sounds like your social schedule, we wanted to humbly suggest a cake so beautiful, it just might put all your other …

What I Saw Through a Window That Changed My Parenting Perspective

It was one of those cold, late February nights when the witching "hour" seemed to be three hours and my husband had been gone a few nights for work. I barely grasped onto my sanity through the conclusion of bedtime and had just settled into the nook of the couch to read a book. Then, a quiet …

Parenting

13 Tricks for Organizing Your Chaotic Linen Closet

The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).<p>The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).

Red Hat

Simple Change in Diet Shown to Help Depression

Lack of essential nutrients has proven to be detrimental to mental health, and may contribute to depression.<p>Research has shown that those who have a …

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow cooker …

Cooking

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement
Health Care

What I learned when I followed Benjamin Franklin’s schedule for a week

I've heard time and again that the most successful people in life rise and reflect before the sun does, so I figured why not give it a shot myself and see if I magically get successful over night too?<p>Even though I hated myself the second I hit "publish" on that post, because who the hell wants to …

Game of Thrones

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

The Ultimate Guide to Books for Reluctant Readers Ages 14 to 15

Back in May we posted about books for reluctant readers ages twelve and thirteen, and today we bring you a list of over seventy books for <b>reluctant</b> …

College Mental Health: Anxiety Surpasses Depression

Katarina Schultz began to show symptoms of social anxiety at the age of 11 or 12 and was unable to interact with strangers or order food at a …

Penn State

Never boil your corn again - this way is so much easier!

Easy Slow Cooker Corn<p>Save<p>While we love corn on the cob and try to get as much of it as possible while it’s in season, we hate boiling it (since it …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

Productivity

5-year-old design prodigy creates pint-sized collection for J. Crew

Five-year-old phenom Sydney Keiser, better known by her nickname "Mayhem" (a nod to her free-spirited attitude), has landed a gig with J. Crew.<p>The …

J.Crew

Ketogenic Diet Fights Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Aids Weight Loss Say Psychiatrists

The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet has been shown to ease depression and bipolar disorder.<p>The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet is known for …

7 Essential Chicken, Plus Marinade, Recipes for Summer

Chicken is the bird of summer. It’s relatively healthy, grills up fast, and changes its character, depending on what you marinate it with, and how …

Recipes

Everyone wants to be happy. Almost everyone is going about it wrong. - Vox

As a therapist, the number-one goal I hear from my patients is: "I just want to be happy." I ask, "What would being happy mean to you?" The answers range from "Everything I wish for will happen" to "I will feel good all the time" to "I won't ever feel sad or disappointed."<p>These patients are deeply …

Malted Chocolate Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>Carnation malted milk powder, we love you (and this devilish cake) so, so much. If you're using an 8½x4½" pan, you should hold back 1 cup batter.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup malted …

Dessert

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …