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How To Become a Successful Blogger

It takes more than just good writingI’ve been a writer for a very long time. I have no formal training. I’ve learned only by writing and reading with …

Writing

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Looking to make some extra money, but don't want to leave your home to do it?<p>With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don't need to.<p>Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home.

Small Business

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

Want to Remember the Notes You Take? Here's Why You Need to Write Them By Hand

Handwriting notes has been proven to solidify thoughts better than typing, helping us retain information.<p>It's the worst feeling. We get a call or an email suddenly reminding us that a project is due or an important meeting has passed by and we've totally forgotten it.<p>I'm no stranger to the pitfalls …

Productivity

The Connection Between Sugar and Depression

Image by Brook Lark<p>Food can have many effects on your mood and emotions. When you’re hungry and want food, you can be grumpy, upset, or even angry. …

Nutrition

27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Cooking

53 Quick Dinners That Were Made for Busy Weeknights

Wouldn’t it be magical if dinner appeared on the table every single night at 6 p.m.? Thanks to these speedy recipes, it’s not a pipe dream. When you …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Tuscan Chard and Cannellini Bean Soup Recipe

"This is a hearty, wonderful soup that takes a very short time to make. If you have a rind from a piece of Parmiggiano Reggiano, add it to the broth …

10 Most-Pinned Instant Pot Recipes on Pinterest

In case you haven't already heard, Instant Pots (and Instant Pot recipes) are all the rage right now. People love the gadget because it can …

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

9 Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time in the Kitchen

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — February 21, 2018<p>With just 1-2 hours of <b>meal prep</b> every weekend you can save countless hours in the kitchen during …

Healthy Eating

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Quotes for Funny Marathon Spectator Signs

Marathon runners love to read signs along the race course to help break the monotony. If you're planning on watching a marathon, make some signs -– …

Marathons

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

How to Make Creamy Soup With No Cream At All

And it tastes better, too.<p>At the start of the new year, the cookie jar gets locked away and the juicer is dusted off. Cozy casseroles are replaced …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

Slash Sugar and Calories With a “Light” Russian

A classic White Russian packs a whopping 33g of sugar in a single glass—ours? Just 4g. And it tastes delicious.<p>One of my all time favorite cocktails …

Make a Four-Flavor Cheesecake Sampler in Your Instant Pot

It has been well-documented that pressure-cooked cheesecake is the greatest trick the Instant Pot ever pulled, but such recipes are usually limited …

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.<p>I’ve been seeing a recipe for 2-ingredient bagels come across my Instagram feed …

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

Let's embrace its wizardly ways.<p>No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.<p>The New York Times has written about it as “The Kitchen Gadget That Spawned A Religion.” Devotees of the appliance have branded themselves as …

What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly …

The Best Videos For Learning Why It’s Important To Study Geography

It’s getting close to semester finals and in my ELL Geography class, I usually have this read this short piece, 9 Reasons to Study Geography, from …

7 Salads To Make For When It's Too Hot To Cook

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Food And Drink<p>by Jess Commons | 25 07 2016<p>Can't bring yourself to switch your oven on in this weather? Have a ganders at these …

Healthy Eating

6 Quick-And-Easy Postworkout Meals

Each provides the perfect blend of nutrients to help you recover.

Strategies to Improve Writing in History Class

Lauren Brown's eighth grade classes are undergoing a "writing revolution" since she discovered the ideas and strategies of Judith Hochman. Thanks to …

How to create a dietitian-approved holiday party platter

Do holiday gatherings even count if there’s not a veggie-loaded party platter in sight? With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s only fitting …

25 Ways to Use Oats When You've Had Enough Oatmeal

Even though there are endless ways to jazz up your morning oatmeal, sometimes it’s hard to stomach the thought of boiling up and forcing down yet …