Barbara Carlson

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12 Easy Skillet Dinner Ideas When You Need to Keep It Simple

We'd be hard-pressed to think of a meal better-suited to weeknight cooking than a one-skillet dish. These recipes are easy to prep, easy to clean, …

Cooking

This is Jimmy Buffett’s Legendary Margarita Recipe

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p><i>To celebrate summer, we’re asking the season’s most iconic superstars to share their warm-weather</i> …

Jimmy Buffett

10 Bad Habits That Are Seriously Hurting Your Productivity

When it comes to productivity your habits have a profound effect. Good habits like developing routines and staying organized are guaranteed ways to …

Time Management

The Secrets of Resilience

What does it take to conquer life’s adversities? Lessons from successful adults who overcame difficult childhoods<p>By<p>Meg Jay<p><b>Does early hardship</b> in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult …

Psychology

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

Want to Live a Longer Life? Science Says You Should Change the Way You Walk

It seems it's wise to walk on the wild side.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Health advice is everywhere.<p>Why, you probably have a Fitbit or an Apple Watch permanently attached to you, so that it can nag you into your optimal …

Walking

What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

Ikigai

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

Here’s Our Simple Secret to an Amazing Omelet

Guess what? There's no such thing as a perfect omelet. But there is such a thing as an easy, fluffy, and flavorful omelet—every time.<p>Omelets can be …

Breakfast

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

10 Small Movements that Can Improve Your Mood

I always tell my kids that we don't always get to choose our feelings, but we get to choose what we do with them. Sometimes those emotions, though, …

Self-help

Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Lonely Planet Editors Agree: These Are the 5 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Summer is fast approaching and if you've been thinking about going on vacation in Europe, Lonely Planet has done the hard work for you. The travel …

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

Lemon Vinaigrette

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 19, 2018<p>This <b>lemon vinaigrette</b> is a staple dressing recipe and instantly brightens any salad or plate of veggies. …

Recipes

The Relationship Between ADHD and Chronic Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. When faced with a task that we just don't want to do, many of us will simply put it off until tomorrow. You might end up …

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp (+ VIDEO)

5 from 93 votes<p>Print<p>Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp<p>Prep Time<p>5 mins<p>Cook Time<p>15 mins<p>Total Time<p>20 mins<p>Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp coated in a …

Italian Food

Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Can Happiness Be Learned?<p>Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned<p>Shares<p>For most of my life, I clung …

The Best Crab Cakes in America

They're some of the most succulent, memorable summer bites. Lucky for you, we've found the best crab cakes on every coast. Dig in!

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

• <i>For the Chocolate Cake:</i><br>• Coconut oil, for greasing the pans<br>• 2 1/2 cups almond flour<br>• 1/4 cup 100% unsweetened cacao powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 3/4 cup maple syrup<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting (see below)<br>• 1 cup Vegan Caramel …

Dessert

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …