Ann Marie Mccarrick

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3 Ways to Kick Your Comfort Zone in the Teeth and Create Lasting Change!

<b>“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security” – Gail Sheehy</b><p>Your comfort zone, believe it or not, has too many teeth left. The fact is if you …

22 Vegetarian Meals That Have More Protein Than A McDonald's Burger

There are countless, delicious ways to fit protein into a vegetarian diet -- ways that go beyond downing a chalky shake made from an unidentifiable powder. Beans, tofu, eggs and veggies are just a couple of items on the long list of whole foods that pack a meat-free protein punch.<p>Carnivores may …

Bad First Impressions and How to Recover | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met someone new, and almost immediately realized you had made a bad first impression?<p>Maybe you made an off-color joke, were obviously …

Create Your Life Handbook

One of the tools that has been crucial in my personal growth journey is my life handbook. What is a life handbook?<p>A <b>life handbook</b> is your guidebook to …

How To Eat More Coconut Oil For Breakfast

Your granola recipe needs a revamp. Those standard weekend waffles are getting a little tiresome. Coconut oil is here for you and it wants to join you for breakfast.<p>Coconut oil should be a staple in all modern pantries. It adds a subtle sweetness and a healthy dose of fat to recipes. It's a …

Breakfast On The Fly: Healthy, Portable And Delicious Breakfasts To Help You Fight The Urge To Pick Up A McMuffin On Your Way To Work

You know the story.<p>It’s 7:49 a.m. and you should have been out the door four minutes ago. You couldn’t find your favorite sweater, and then you couldn’t find your keys and now you finally have everything you need but you can pretty much forget about eating breakfast.<p>Then, one of the following most …

Breakfast

How to Create Your Own Rites of Passage | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Khaled Allen.</i><p>I hadn’t seen another human being all day, I was miles from my car, and the sun was going down, …

The 9 DO NOTs of Active Listening

Being heard<p>is so close to being loved<p>that for the average person,<p>they are almost indistinguishable. - David Augsburger<p>The above quote triggered my "holy cowgirl" button, thus triggering an "ain't that the truth" epiphany.<p>"Listen to this," I said to my 'friend,' "Being heard is so close to being …

Self-help

8 Unwritten Traffic Rules All GOOD Drivers Follow

1. Slow traffic moves to the right<p>This is actually a law in some places. But please, please please, for the love of god do not park your butt in the …

This Season Is About Becoming: 13 Quotes For Late 20-Somethings Feeling Stuck In Life

Next year I turn 30. It’s one of those milestones that always seems so big, so monumental, as if by starting a new decade a whole new set of …

Help Children Avoid Depression by Teaching Them to Reframe Setbacks

Depression is a very real problem, not just for adults but for children as well. Psych Central points out one thing parents and teachers could do …

A Balcony-Style Planter for Indoors from MAKR

I’ve had my eye on this plant ring from MAKR for what feels like years. It’s simple and classic but still a little bit unusual. I’m not sure what the …

How to Communicate With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Loving relationships are the most important factor in a man’s happiness, success, and ability to live a fully flourishing life.<p>And one of the most …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

Ten Keys to Happiness

1. Listen to your body’s wisdom, which expresses itself through signals of comfort and discomfort. When choosing a certain behavior, ask your body, …

20 Daily Habits That Will Enrich Your Life

Here are 20 ways that will hopefully rekindle that passion of yours and help make each day amazing.<p><b>1. Engage in consistent action.</b><p><b>2. Constantly picture yourself beyond your current circumstances.</b> Dream enormously big and hold that dream deep within your mind, body and spirit.<p><b>3. Spend time in</b> …

Chicken alla Milanese

• that's eggy<br>• that's fruity<br>• that's hearty<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's simple<br>• that's a smoothie<br>• that's a casserole<p>that's off the beaten path<br>• that's light<br>• that's packable<br>• that's speedy<br>• that's warming<br>• that's kid-friendly<p>that's comforting<br>• that's quick<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's a sunday dinner classic<br>• that's vegetarian<br>• that's …

Food

What Happens When We Don’t Say What We Think and Feel

<b>“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~George Bernard Shaw</b><p>Can we just talk?<p>Those words can be a …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

How to Stop Being a Pushover

If you feel like you're always being taken advantage of, and it seems like you're on the losing end of every situation, it's time to turn things …

The 10 Best Pieces Of Advice For Making A Fresh Start

Life is full of new beginnings. Here’s some valuable advice to help you along the way.<p>My son leaves for college this week, and I’ve realized that it’s one of several fresh starts many of us make in life. This adjustment will be followed by new jobs, new relationships, and maybe career changes. In …

Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking

Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

Motivation

How to Deal with Criticism Well: 25 Reasons to Embrace It

<b>“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” ~Aristotle</b><p>At the end of the day, when I feel …