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Never Been Able to Keep a Journal Before? This Is the Journal Format for You

You know journaling is a good idea. Here's how to actually do it.<p>I write about productivity and personal achievement for a living, so take it from me: You already know how to be successful. All the good advice? You've already heard it. No doubt multiple someones have told you to meditate, commit to …

15 Lazy Dinners That Involve Just One Skillet

I find that winter makes me more lazy than I'd like to be, thanks to the combination of it getting dark at 5 p.m. and the bitter cold temperatures. …

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This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Quick Bread

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

This is how Burning Man teaches millionaires how to be successful

Burning Man is that time of year where 70,000 people head to Black Rock City, a self-made, temporary-city that is created in the Black Rock Desert …

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you're trying to lose weight. But if you don't eat meat or dairy, or you can't stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here's an easy and delicious vegan recipe.<p>Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, …

Food

7 Steps to Dealing With Highly Intimidating People

Feeling intimidated is part what's in your head and part the other person's behavior. You can address both.<p>Intimidation has a way of stunting you, both professionally and in terms of personal growth. It's not, however, something you have to suffer by default. You can put an end to it starting …

These Historical Fiction Novels Will Sweep You Away

As it turns out, you don’t need a TARDIS to travel through time. All it takes — pardon our cheesiness — is a library card. But it’s true: More than …

We May Have Just Found The Hormone That Lets Gut Bacteria Talk to The Brain

Important clue for solving the mystery.<p>There's no shortage of evidence linking brain function to the composition of our gut bacteria, but just how …

Medical Research

The Best-Selling Products From the Most Popular Natural Beauty Stores

It can be overwhelming to figure out what to buy.<p>Natural beauty is one of the fastest-growing areas in the beauty industry, and dozens of new brands have popped up in the last few years, as have multiple retailers to sell those brands. (Insert my usual reminder here that the words “natural” and …

Reality Is Nothing But a Hallucination: A Mind-Bending Crash Course on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

If you've been accused of living in "a world of your own," get ready for some validation. As cognitive scientist Anil Seth argues in "Your Brain …

TED Talks

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

An Animated Guide to Nature’s Best Wayfinding Secrets

Learn to navigate with the moon, stars, trees, and more.<p>Tristan Gooley is an expert at what he calls “natural navigation.” In a series of fascinating …

8 Products that Help Fine Hair Look So Much Thicker

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Here's What People Actually Use To Clear Up Their Blackheads

Including a holy grail mud mask that will free up congested pores.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

How to make new friends as an adult

11 apps to build your real-world social network.<p>In high school and college, you make friends with ease. Between classes, recreational activities, student groups, and on-campus parties, you're constantly exposed to new people with similar interests, with whom you can forge tight-knit bonds. Once you …

The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in the U.S.

Tucked into cities as bustling as the nation’s capital, lake regions, and even the Sonoran Desert are some of the country’s most stunning botanical gardens. Filled with palm trees, hundreds of varieties of roses, and prickly cacti that only yield a few flowers, these gardens allow visitors to …

Simply getting more organized saved me over $1,000 a month

And I never minded — until I became a full-time freelancer and realized my disorganized lifestyle was costing me time, money and sanity.<p>The tipping point came recently on a weeklong vacation. Our first day away, I got a text: A food subscription box had arrived. Seconds later, my phone vibrated …

7 Myths About Emotions That Will Prevent You From Being Mentally Strong

Before you can understand how your feelings influence your thoughts and behavior, you need to know the truth about emotions.<p>Even though emotions influence how you perceive events and how you make decisions, most people spend very little time talking about their feelings.<p>To avoid the awkwardness of …

3 Smart Investments You Can Make With Just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let …

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Mediterranean Diet

Glamping: The 11 best resorts in the U.S.

Luxury camping at its finest<p>Let’s face it: Camping is not for everyone. Whether it’s the bugs, sleeping on the ground, or the lack of plumbing, for some people, the Great Outdoors can feel more like a natural disaster than an adventure.<p>Glamping—a slightly obnoxious term short for “glamorous …

Glamping

Stop What You're Doing And Make This Banana Bread Ice Cream Cake Right Now

Your life will change FOREVER.<p>3 bananas<p>¼ cup butter, melted<p>1 egg<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cups flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>Pinch of salt<p>2 cups vanilla Ice cream, softened<p>2 cups chocolate ice cream, softened<p>1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).<p>2. In a bowl, mash the bananas with a fork.<p>3. Add …

Dessert

Scientist claims to have found the seat of consciousness by using a revolutionary 3d mapping technique

Finding consciousness has been next to impossible and even decades of research still leave neuroscientists in the dark. There are many attempts to …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

Vibrant Vegan Double Broccoli Buddha Bowl Recipe

A Buddha bowl is all sorts of healthful goodness piled in abundance in a single bowl. They tend to be very beautiful, and have an ability to make …

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Grilled Tempeh Skewers

The salty-sweet glaze complements the nutty, slightly tangy flavor of the tempeh. If you've never experimented with this soybean cake before, this is …