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5 common problems with your dishwasher and how to fix them

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Cleaning

How to keep skin looking young? We asked the experts

The beauty market is awash with anti-aging products, and the lists of ingredients in serums and creams that promise to slow down or reverse that process can be confounding.<p>Take a look at the fine print and you might encounter Vitamin C or green tea extract or alpha-hydroxy acids. Can anything make …

Skin Care

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

6 Powerfully Effective Hacks to Get Organized Right Now

Getting organized doesn't just happen all by itself--it takes a concerted effort over a period of time.<p>No matter what we're doing, getting organized is always one thing we never seem to completely achieve, and it's something most all of us could use a little more of. But getting organized doesn't …

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

Quinoa Coconut Granola Bar Recipe

QUINOA COCONUT GRANOLA BAR RECIPE!We’ve been a big fan of granola bars as a snack for kids for a long time. Not only can they provide some …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

Time Management

Try Some Buttermilk Cornbread

Corn bread is one of my favorite quick and easy to make bread. Buttermilk is a wonderful ingredient for making corn bread because it adds tanginess …

21 No-Bake Cookies So You Don't Have to Turn On the Oven

When it’s summer and it’s hot and you want cookies, you have a few options: 1) Turn on your oven for baking and risk your kitchen turning into the …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Happiness

Hiring Great People Is More Than a Gut Feeling. Here Are 8 Ways to Get it Right Every Time

A framework will help you avoid these common (and sometimes fatal) errors.<p>As a leader, nothing is more important than hiring great people. Great hires impact virtually every facet of your organization, from culture and values to the ability to innovate, adapt, and persevere over time. When we hire …

The Scientific Technique That Will Double Your Learning Speed

Here's the one trick you need to know to learn faster.<p>You're busy. When can you possibly find the time to learn something new or brush up on your skills when there are a thousand other things on your to-do list?<p>Oprah and Bill Gates follow a five-hour rule, in which they dedicate at least five hours …

These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change How You Work Forever

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups AccordingThe post These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change …

Exactly How To Spend The Last Hour Of Your Workday

Try these 60-minute “soft projects” to wrap up every day of the week.<p>It’s 4 p.m. and you’re having a hard time focusing. So you stare at your computer and click in and out of lots of tabs. But when you look up, you see it’s only 4:03 p.m. Then, you get a glass of water, which takes all of seven …

We kicked the Koch Brothers’ a**: How Denver parents beat back big money, charter schools, right-wing lies

<b>(MSNBC)</b><p>The Kochs spent a fortune on a local school board race that was really a national proxy. Then the good guys won<p>Jeff Bryant<p>November 15, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Although many Democrats are disappointed, even in a "panic," with the results from last week's off-year elections, they need to be aware of …

School Administration

Emotional abuse or reasonable parenting? Federal jury asked to decide

By of the Journal Sentinel<p>Nov. 12, 2015 8<p>A Port Washington couple whose daughter and adopted son were removed from their custody in 2010 want a …

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Erasing the Negative Narrative Through Mindfulness Practice

<b>We are what we think. We are what our busy mind, our uncontrolled mind, tell us we are, but we don't have to be. Here's what I mean.</b><p>At six miles long, rural Route 96 runs down a skinny pencil neck of land that is boarded by a bay, a salt river and the Atlantic Ocean. Route 96 is the shortest …

Mindfulness

Get Better Sleep: 5 Powerful New Tips From Research

Ever have trouble getting to sleep? Or staying asleep? Or you get plenty of shut-eye but you’re not refreshed? Everyone wants to get better sleep. …