Fiona Humphries

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Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

10 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Cuba

Since the United States began allowing more access to the somewhat surreptitious island nation so close to our borders, a growing fascination has surrounded the possibility of Cuban getaways for the average traveler. Bear in mind there are many factors to ponder before heading to the beautiful …

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YouTube Kids!

Hello Monday and YouTube got together, and in the beginning of 2015 announced the birth of their love child, YouTube Kids! A safe place for kids to …

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is nothing new, but we spun this one in a fresh direction by swapping out the expected cherries for ruby-red rhubarb-raspberry gelee.

A Traveler's Guide to Tipping at the Hotel

From the porter to the valet to the cleaning staff, here's how to tip at your hotel -- as told to us by a concierge for one of Chicago's top hotels.<p><b>From the porter to the valet to the cleaning staff, here's how to tip at your hotel--as told to us by a concierge for one of Chicago's top hotels.</b><p><i>By</i> …

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High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Safe for Kidneys

For decades, medical experts have been concerned that high-protein, low-carb diets like Atkins could be damaging to the kidneys, but a new study …

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

Rustic Winter Minestrone Soup

Rustic Winter Minestrone Soup from Love and Olive Oil• 1 can mixed colored beans (use whatever beans you like best)<br>• 3 potatoes – diced<br>• 4 carrots – diced<br>• 3 …

Smoky Yellow Split Pea Curry

<b>Smoky Yellow Split Peas: Tamatar Chana Dal</b><p>Vegan and gluten-free<p>Dals are cornerstone to India's meals as they are an inexpensive way of infusing …

rhubarb cream cheese hand pies

A few weeks ago, I retold the sad tale of the late rhubarb meringue tart that met its end when it slid off the plate and managed to coat nearly every …

Pumpkin Spoon Bread

8 Servings<p>We make lots of things from scratch on Thanksgiving, but pumpkin purée isn’t one of them. Libby’s is our favorite brand.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups whole milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal<p>1 cup canned pure pumpkin purée<p>3 …

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Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

March 22, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>This Chocolate Pudding Cake essentially is chocolate cake melts into a gooey chocolate pudding. Best served warm</i> …

Fudgiest Espresso Cashew Brownies Recipe

Decadent, fudgy brownies with a kick of espresso and a handful of crunchy sweet cashews. Extra whisking will give you a crustier top.<p><b>Notes:</b> Whisking the mixture well helps to dissolve the sugar and contributes to a crackly crust. The sugar should end up mostly dissolving, and the mixture should …

gingerbread snacking cake

I have a few things to tell you about this cake today, and none of them at the outset sound terribly upbeat, but bear with me, cheer is nigh.<p>The …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

strawberry rhubarb crisp bars

Look, I have no business giving dating advice. Or marital advice. I didn’t, like, scope the scene or learn the rules or think big thoughts about what …

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

An easy, one-ingredient sweet-potato caramel to put on chicken, meat, ice cream, brownies, and more<p>When <b>Brad Leone</b>, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients, <b>water</b> …

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27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

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Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Watch out world, there is a new breed of entrepreneur.<p>Millennial female entrepreneurs are disrupting industries, creating innovative products and ultimately, changing the world. The thing that I admire most about my fellow female …

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This Week, 30,000 Classrooms Are Participating In The “Hour Of Code”

No matter the noise about the “skills gap,” schools aren’t teaching kids to code. The majority of U.S. states don’t recognize computer science as a core subject, meaning that, in the era of high-stakes testing and budget cuts, there’s actually been a 10-year decline in the number of schools that …

27 Most Epic Food Stacks Of 2013

AKA staXXX. Prepare to die of drooling.

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How to Avoid Common Midrun Mishaps

Cramps, blisters, chafing and side stitches don't have to derail your workout.<p>These common problems don’t have to derail your workout. Here’s how to handle them.<p><b>Chafing</b><p>Before you go, apply Vaseline, adhesive bandages, or sports lubricants like BodyGlide to areas that are prone to chafing. Lip balm …

Dolphin Push-Ups

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How Can Joey Chestnut Run Off His 74 Hot Dogs?<p>2<p>Asics Has Up to 50 Percent Off Shoes Right Now<p>3<p>The Best Jogging Strollers to Cover More Miles<p>4<p>Can Ketones Help You Run Faster?<p>5<p>What Mud on Your Calves Really Means for Your Form<p>Watch how to turn the pose into a core- and …

Food Pairings for Better Nutritional Gains

Eat these foods together to boost health and energy.<p>Batman and Robin, Thelma and Louise: Some foods are like these storied duos—great individually, but a powerhouse as a team. "When we eat certain foods together, their nutrients combine to produce a performance or health benefit that outweighs what …

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Sensible ways to eat well without overdoing it this season.<p>'Tis the season to be constantly reminded we're all at risk of gaining 5, 10, even 15 (!) pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's. Seriously? Where do these numbers even come from, and do they apply to runners?<p>When looking at the pounds …

Is It Game Over For The Xbox One Thanks To Mandatory Kinect?

Paul Tassi argues, quite persuasively, that the reason Xbox One is behind the PlayStation 4 is the inclusion of the Kinect, a voice-and-motion sensor that allows users to control the console via voice commands.<p>He quotes analyst Michael Pachter, who says that the “reason Sony beats Microsoft is …

Flights canceled as record air pollution chokes Shanghai

The highest possible health warning has been issued for the city<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 6, 2013 2:34pm (UTC)<p>Smog has all but choked the life out of Shanghai Friday, as authorities issued the highest possible health warning for the city. Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled, schoolchildren …

Shanghai's Air Pollution Today Was Literally Off the Charts

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>There’s long been a rivalry between China’s two best-known cities, Shanghai and Beijing, ranging …

The Napkin Project: creativity, craft and dementia – in pictures

People from all over the country have been inspired to decorate napkins as part of a Bristol-based craft project to inspire those living with dementia.<p>The Napkin Project began when artist Deirdre Nelson was working with staff and residents at a dementia care home. She noticed how important fabric …