Christy Murphy

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These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Stanford’s ‘diamond anvil’ technology could be a game-changer for chemistry

Diamonds are pretty darn tough. How tough? Tough enough that squeezing a couple of them together in a molecular diamond anvil — a technique that’s capable of achieving 100 times the pressure experienced at the bottom of the Mariana Trench — can be used to create custom molecules through the …

Chemistry

7 fool-proof ways to stay positive in a toxic workplace

At one point or another, most people have found themselves working in a less than ideal environment. Maybe it’s a manager, a peer, or the team’s …

Loyola University

A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind review – Buddhist housekeeping

Shoukei Matsumoto’s slim volume offers practical cleaning tips as well as an introduction to Buddhist thinking on relationships and enlightenment<p>‘A monk’s day begins with cleaning,” says Shoukei Matsumoto, a Buddhist monk at the Komyoji Temple in Kamiyacho, Tokyo. “We do it to eliminate the gloom …

Meditation

Here’s a $50 grocery list for an entire week of healthy eating

Eating healthy and saving money often tend to be on people’s New Year’s resolution lists, but when you’re trying to do both, it’s best to go into the …

Bullet journals are the best new way to organise your life

We all have high hopes at the beginning of a new year – drink more water, eat healthier, get abs, smash every life goal you’ve ever had. You know, …

Personal Organizing

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

National Parks

14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

11 Unputdownable Books To Help Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

Winter isn't just coming anymore — she is here and ready to show the east coast <i>exactly</i> what she is made of. If you find yourself in the path of this …

Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Coat bottom and sides of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Combine stock, wine, flour, butter, and 1 tablespoon …

Cooking

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

Books

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength | Inc.com

Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk will rob you of mental strength.<p>Your thoughts affect how you feel and …

Self-help

How to Start Saving Money in 2018

This one simple change could net you $154,631.<p>Almost 6 in 10 Americans responding to a Gallup poll said they like saving money more than they like …

Personal Finance

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

The best photographs of 2017 – by the people who shot them

From Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, to the disaster at Grenfell Tower and a seahorse clinging to a cotton bud: photographers describe how they took some of the defining images of 2017. Selection by Sarah Gilbert<p><b>A seahorse grabs on to rubbish in Indonesia</b><br>Justin Hofman<p><b>17 September</b> I’m an expedition …

Native Americans

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Twentieth Century-Fox

Matt Moran's zucchini and feta fritters with yoghurt dipping sauce

These fritters are a tasty snack for vegetarians and carnivores alike. They’re extremely versatile too – I love them with poached eggs for a weekend brunch or paired with a herb and tomato salad for a more substantial meal.<p><i>serves 4 as a snack</i><p><b>Yoghurt dipping sauce</b><br>150g (½ cup) Greek-style yoghurt<br>3 …

Feta

How to Make Butterscotch (aka a Lazy Cook's Caramel Sauce)

[1]<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Notes<p>Butterscotch tastes best when it's served hot! Reheat it in a small nonstick saucepan over low heat. Alternatively, remove the lid to the mason jar, and microwave in 15-second increments, stirring between sessions, until sauce is …

Best Pizza Recipes

Tomato, Mushroom, and Mozzarella Pizza<p>Melt smoked mozzarella or Gouda over tomatoes, mushrooms, and olives to intensify the flavor of this sauce-free …

Baking Cauliflower Garlic Bread Video — Cauliflower Garlic Bread Recipe How To Video

GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>I had zero expectations for this bread. No one in the Delish test kitchen did. I thought it'd be just another low-carb …

Bread

The 1 Chicken Recipe You'll Want to Make From Oprah's Latest Cookbook

Art Smith's Unfried Chicken<p>Notes<p>If you don’t want the calories of Art Smith’s fried chicken, his unfried chicken is a pretty terrific alternative — super crunchy, so the first bite has that crackle on the outside that you’re looking for and the tender, juicy, steaming meat on the inside and, well, …

The Fast, Fancy Dinners Your Fall Nights Need

With the arrival of cooler fall days comes the desire to make dinner a bit more of an event. Gone is the need for quick, no-cook salads and …

Cooking

Good deal: Coyotes shore up blueline with trade for Demers

The Coyotes blueline was bolstered with the summer acquisition of Niklas Hjalmarsson, but adding Jason Demers will allow Arizona to ice their best …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Recipe on Pinterest

"It tastes like chicken." This has to be one of the most common phrases uttered in the world. Mothers say it to children who won't try food. New …

Cooking

Kate Middleton Jokes That More Children Could Be on the Way

The duchess also shuts down a compliment.<p>This week’s royal tour of Poland and Germany has reached its second day, and we are being provided with even <i>more</i> royal-related excitement than we would have imagined possible, as <b>Kate,</b> already on day one, offered up a sampling of intriguing sound bites.<p>After …