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Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

This CEO Wants Employees to Leave Work Early (and Loudly Let Everyone Else Know That They're Going) | Inc.com

The most-respected bosses do a lot of things right. Among them, they respect their employees' time, trust them to do their work (otherwise they shouldn't be their employees), and recognize that they have lives outside the office.<p>Now, meet a CEO who takes some of that to an extreme.<p>Robbert …

Employment

Cheat Sheet: Every Major Icon In Photoshop's Toolbar Explained

If you're a casual Photoshop user, you probably know how to find the cropping tool and have a vague idea of what the lasso function does. But what …

Why you should roast a head of garlic virtually every time you turn on the oven

Does everyone know about the glorious versatility of roasted garlic? I hope so. But just in case you don't, the next time you've got your oven going for at least the better part of an hour, roast some and you'll see. Just take a whole head of garlic, cut it in half horizontally, so you get through …

Food Preservation

A Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I explained the basics of how Lightroom works, the best way to import your photos, and the different options you have when …

You can all stop asking about camera settings now. Here's all of them

If there’s one thing of which we can be sure, it’s that if we post a photo to social media, <i>somebody</i> will ask us what settings we used. Tony Northrup …

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

Here are 5 ways to change the color of anything in Photoshop

There are several ways to change colors of objects in Photoshop, and plenty of different objects you may want to change: clothes, hair color, light …

An Entire Basic Photography Course in an Infographic

We live in an era where learning things has become a lot easier, including photography. On top of courses and modules that you can enroll in, there …

How to write a book and publish it (without giving up your day job)

Best tip: start now<p>You dream of being the next J.K. Rowling or Paula Hawkins but that pesky job, not to mention your social life, family commitments …

Richard Branson's Secrets on Public Speaking -You Need to Know | Inc.com

I recently heard Richard Branson say how much he hates public speaking. I have to admit I was more than a little surprised, because I constantly see him out and about on the speaking circuit. Along with his feelings, he shared some of the secrets that he finds helpful when he has to speak in public.<p>…

Public Speaking

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

A Super Chill Yoga Flow That Will Help You Beat the Sunday Scaries

The struggle on Sundays is all too real. You wake up with the optimism of a Saturday—it's still the weekend, after all—but soon, noon turns into 4 …

Thick & Chewy Better Than The Boxed Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 8x8 inch pan with parchment or foil, set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe bowl, add the butter and sugar. …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

Chili

6 Simple Strategies to Instantly Reduce Stress and Anxiety | Inc.com

Whether we like it or not, the demands of modern society generate stress and anxiety. The jobs we work and the material wealth we value make significant demands on our time and energy--both of which have an impact on our emotional state. And since most people experience stress and anxiety in some …

Mindfulness

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

10 ways to survive constant stress at work

The world is groaning for authentic, powerful, compassionate, and wise leaders. No matter what your ranking on the corporate ladder, you can make a …

Your guide to using your DSLR camera correctly (finally)

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life | Inc.com

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

The Best Avocado Recipes For All The Addicts Out There

You know who you are.<p>There’s a lot of potential beneath the skin of the humble avocado. They can be mashed into guacamole. They can be fried into tacos. Or better yet, filled with eggs and baked into the best breakfast this side of the Atlantic.<p>Not only are avocados delicious, but they’re good for …

Healthy Eating

TIMELESS CAMERAS

I’ve eaten all the cameras out there, yet my GAS has still not been resolved.Does a “timeless” camera truly exist?I’ve seen it all.DARK SKIES OVER …

Street Photography

Get that old cast iron pan out of storage; these tips and recipes may change your mind about the longtime cooking method

The virtues of cast iron cookware are several: It takes any heat, from very low to super high; it retains that heat, if necessary, for the recipe; …

Cast Iron Cookware

Egyptian Spice Marinade Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> One of my favorite, slightly more complicated flavors to add to different cold (and occasionally hot) dishes is this spicy marinade that I recently learned from my mother. You might be familiar with dukkah, which is a dry blend of Egyptian spices typically used as or on top of a …

Flavors

4 Tips on How to Make 6 Figures as a Full-Time Freelancer

You may think that that nice Manhattan home and car you dream about are unattainable. You're wrong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I wrote about how to become a full-time copywriter. But maybe you have no interest in copywriting. Maybe you’re a part-time web …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free | Inc.com

When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that technical expertise was less important than less-sexy attributes like consistency, …

Goal Setting

These Supplements Slash Your Risk of Dementia in Half

It’s official: A new study proves that just taking the right supplement could slash your risk of ever developing dementia 50 percent or more. Which …

People in rich countries are dying of loneliness

Sociologists have long been warning about the dangers of increased isolation thanks to aging populations, scattered families, and cultures that promote the individual over the collective. Now, new research analyzing previous studies suggests people who fall into the loneliness trap are 50% more …

Psychology