Barbara Phillips Johnson

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The Best Streaming Workouts

Anything from travel, to hellish work hours, to a generally all-over-the-place schedule, can put the breaks on an exercise routine. The beauty of …

10 Organization Essentials to Keep Clutter at Bay

Now that the holidays are way, <i>way</i> over, we’re squarely back in everyday life (womp womp). That means organizing your clutter that accumulated during the whirlwind of dinners, parties and present exchanges. If you’ve <i>got</i> to do an organization overhaul (hey, we all have to at one time or another), …

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig review – one man’s battle with depression

With one in five people now suffering from depression at some point in their lives, the miasma that lingers over public discussions of mental health seems increasingly anachronistic, and makes books like Matt Haig’s anatomy of the depression and anxiety from which he suffered between the ages of 24 …

Books

Thank you, Nicole Kidman, for your not-so-selfless advice on motherhood

As an example of ruthless focus, her apologia for her career is masterful<p>If ever I need advice on how to combine a happy home life with a successful career, I generally find that the best person to ask is an immensely rich film star. How lucky, then, that Nicole Kidman has recently shared her …

10 Things That Can Predict Whether Your Spouse Will Cheat on You

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Virginia Tech Students Jailed in Murder of 13-Year-Old Girl

A track star and a former NASA intern have been arrested in connection with the murder of a teen cancer survivor.<p>A pair of Virginia Tech students …

Crime

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and …

4 Keys to Mastering Love and Relationships

Love is an incredibly powerful force.<p>In one of the longest running studies to date, a group of Harvard researchers set out to determine the factors that lead to a happy and purposeful life. The lead researcher's conclusion: "Happiness is love. Full stop."<p>Seventy-five years after the study began and …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

9 Bento Boxes and Other Ways to Pack Your Lunch in the 21st Century

You know how you used to pack your lunch box every day, emblazoned with your favorite action figure, Little Pony, or Sailor Moon character? Maybe you picked one out during back-to-school shopping every year, and you carried it with pride as it kept your PB&J safe and sound? And then you grew up, …

Shopping

Here's A Cool Cupcake Trick To Use At Your Super Bowl Party

Game on!<p>Yield: 12 cupcakes<p>For the cake:<p>* 1 stick butter<p>* 1 cup sugar<p>* 4 eggs<p>* 1 1/2 cups flour<p>* 1/2 cup cocoa powder<p>* 1 tsp baking soda<p>* 1 cup buttermilk<p>For the filling:<p>* 7 oz marshmallow fluff<p>* 1 stick butter<p>* 1/2 cup powdered sugar<p>* 1 tsp vanilla<p>* Food coloring of your favorite team!<p>For the …

Dessert

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Exercise on Its Own Won't Make You Lose Weight

This is why diet is so important.<p>Anyone who's spent hours slaving away on the treadmill will know that more exercise doesn't always equal more weight …

Five Reasons Why We Overeat In Winter

It’s winter again, and I know my body doesn’t really need an extra thousand calories a day. Yet, hunger strikes anyways as I find myself constantly eating too much and working out less—if that’s even possible. As it turns out, according to a recent study by University of Exeter in the U.K., “People …

Nutrition

4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Under Threat From Too Much Tourism

A number of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:<p><b>Machu Picchu, Peru</b><p>This magnificent “lost city of the Incas” …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Costa Rica

The 10 cities you're most likely to be pickpocketed, according to TripAdvisor

When travelling in big cities abroad, one of the most important things to be wary of is pickpockets.<p>Even if pickpockets operate in your own city, the …

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities: The European Backpacker Index For 2016

Budget-savvy travelers in need a little inspiration are in luck: The 6th annual Europe Backpacker Index that ranks 56 of the continents popular cities – from cheapest to most expensive – was recently released.<p>“The good news for those of us holding US dollars is that our currency has surged in most …

European Travel

The Breakfast Smash Burger: Hangover Killer for the Gods

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Brunch. It's the saving grace of Sundays—a few hours dedicated to nursing ourselves out of our hangovers. And while getting completely smashed all over again may be the last thing we want at that point (most of …

Kale, Avocado, and Sweet Potato Noodle Breakfast Bowl

Last Sunday, I shared a recipe from a collaboration I did with my favorite spin brand, Peloton Cycle.Well, this collaboration included two recipes, …

Breakfast

17 magical dishes from ‘Harry Potter’ that are actually real

1/<p>Harry is allowed to finish Dudley's knickerbocker glory in the first 'Harry Potter' book. It's a layered ice cream sundae served in a tall glass …

Dessert

Homes with fishing rights – in pictures

From a French castle to a Lincolnshire farmhouse, these properties are the perfect catch for fishing fans

Sunroom

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology