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For A Creativity Boost, Try Listening To This Kind Of Music

Happy, energetic tunes could stimulate problem solving skills and "divergent" thinking.<p>(Reuters Health) - Listening to happy music while working may spark the kind of divergent thinking that’s associated with creativity and problem solving, a recent study in the Netherlands suggests.<p>In particular, …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity

Get your subconscious working for you.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the …

10 Pieces of Killer Advice From Famous Creative Geniuses

Einstein, Twain, Wilde, and Picasso faced the same problems as today's entrepreneurs. Here's how they got unstuck.<p>There's something incredibly potent and calming about insightful quotes from geniuses. As any entrepreneur or creative will attest, funks, ruts, and blocks happen. And knowing that …

Genius

The 12-Minute Hotel-Room Workout

Try a quick circuit to keep you energized on your business trip.<p>You know the frustration: not just all the crap that comes with business travel, but also how it too often breaks your fitness routine. Five days on the road and suddenly all that work you've been doing goes down the crapper. By the …

Climbing

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

Here's how to create the perfect household budget

Study your past bills and track all of your current spending to help keep it in check. Knowing your resources and limits will curb impulse buys.<p>Part …

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

Recipes

25 Japanese recipes easy enough to make at home

Sure, you love sushi and ramen. But you'll fall even harder for Japanese food when you try these recipes.

Japanese Food

10 Surprising Productivity Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind (and Help You)

As we move into spring and the weather finally starts to come around, it’s easy to get distracted from work. But before the slow summer hits, spring can be very busy for some businesses, which is why you need to rev up your productivity life hack search. Luckily, we looked far and wide for some of …

Time Management

You’ll Never Guess What This Healthy Alfredo Sauce Is Made Of

Alfredo pasta is one of the easiest dishes you can cook at home (almost as easy as these copycat burger recipes). It normally takes less than 15 minutes to make and only requires a few ingredients. While cooking this all-time favorite is always a good idea, buying pasta sauce from the jar really …

Food

Yoga guru Tara Stiles shares game-changing secret from her morning routine

<i>Tara Stiles is the founder of Strala Yoga, a global yoga studio that's headquartered in Manhattan. A former ballerina and model known for her unpretentious, nontraditional teaching style (she skips chanting and names poses in English, not Sanskrit), Stiles has written a cookbook and developed a</i> …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

Hanakotoba May Become Your New Favorite Hobby

The Japanese word for floral symbolism brings new meaning to the phrase "say it with flowers."<p>A couple of weeks ago, less than a quarter of the way through the new play <i>Smokefall</i>, an unfamiliar word caught my ear. "Finding the right flower for an occasion is an ancient practice," one of the …

5 must-try taco recipes for #TacoTuesday

It's easy to find a great taco in Los Angeles. Just ask our restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. But with the right recipe, you can make some of the city's best tacos in your own kitchen. Below, find links to recipes for fish tacos, duck tacos, Wes Avila's sweet potato tacos from Guerrilla Tacos and …

The 10 Best Dishes Ina Garten Has Ever Cooked for Her Husband Jeffrey

<b>Ina Garten</b> and her husband, Jeffrey, share a bond most of us only dream of one day finding. <i>I’ll handle the sole meuniere and apple tart tatin if you</i> …

Italian Food Fans Will Go Crazy for This Tuscan Angel Hair Pasta

Teaser: There's chicken and bacon.<p>Whether I'm cooking a classic carbonara or spicy ragu, I mean business when it comes to pasta. Plus, I'm part Italian; I grew up shoveling my grandma's red sauce into my mouth as quickly as possible. This latest recipe was actually inspired for Valentine's Day date …

Italian Food

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

27 Creative Living Decors To Adorn Your Home

Are you looking for some unique decor ideas for your sweet home? How about a living decor? Lets do indoor gardening and home decoration at the same …

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

Cooking

Cauliflower Mash Cottage Pie (Low Carb)

AN EASY DINNER THAT HITS THE SPOT The hot new low carb substitute for mashed potatoes is cauliflower. Cauliflower mash is buttery, creamy and …

Kinda-Sorta-Mostly Healthy Recipes to Keep You Sane and Well-Fed All Week Long

Not too decadent, not overly virtuous. These "healthy-ish" recipes strike the perfect balance for realistic weekday cooking.<p>Some days we nibble on fresh veggies and sib herbal tea. Other days, we eat our weight in chocolate cake. But most days? Most days we fall somewhere along the middle of the …

Recipes

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, Eat Healthier Throughout The Week

You got this.<p>With the right foods waiting for you in the fridge, eating healthy is a breeze. But what recipes to make? Lucky for you, we have five perfect dishes that'll encourage you to make healthy choices all week.<p>As part of our month-long Eat Well, Feel Great Challenge, we found recipes for you …

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 …

Dessert