Colleen Roberts

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This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

<b>1. Oven-Braised Short Ribs with Pasilla-Tomato Mole</b><br>Chef Hugo Ortega uses smoky pasilla chiles, tomatoes and spices to make a rich, tangy mole sauce …

Cooking

The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

These powerful picks can help you shed those stubborn pounds<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein — even from unlikely sources like vegetables — digests at a slow, steady rate to help you …

Nutrition

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better

Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, …

Ulysses S. Grant

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Healthy Eating

When Anger Management Requires Going Deeper

Google “Tips for Anger Management” and you’ll quickly find a list of several recommendations such as: breathe deeply, count to 10 (or 100), do …

Mindfulness

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? A Comedian Shares the Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Public Speaking

How Writing changed my Life and so will yours…

Image Courtesy: pexels.com<b>“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid</b> …

Creative Writing

11 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>From …

TED Talks

The 12 best books to read on a long flight 2018

Long flights aren’t always the most enjoyable, and it can be difficult to figure out how to pass the time. Instead of watching six movies in a row, curling up with a good book can be an enriching way to make the hours fly by.<p>But what's the perfect book to bring along that's worth those precious …

Books

15 Books You’ll Wish You Read Sooner

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Books

18 Life-Changing Sex Toys You Can Get On Sale Right Now

The best sale = a sex toy sale.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

30 Must-Read Books

1 of 30<p><i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p><i>A House for Mr. Biswas,</i> by V. S. Naipaul<p>3 of 30<p><i>A Tale for the Time Being,</i> by Ruth …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>Every extremely successful person I know -- and every great leader I know -- is extremely good at convincing other people to follow them, convincing other people that their ideas make sense, …

Amazon says these will be the 25 toys every kid wants this holiday season

Amazon is helping parents stay on top of the gifts their kids will be begging for with its predictions for this year's 100 most popular holiday toys.<p>If Amazon's predictions are correct, kids will be looking for products from traditional favorites like Lego and Play-Doh, as well as gifts inspired by …

Shopping

Mindful Powers app teaches children how to deal with stress and anxiety

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …

How Psychics And Mediums Harness The Power Of Technology

News<p>How technology became a driving force in the spiritualist world...<p>From crystal healers and spiritualists, to numerologists and psychics, the rise …

15 Essential Apps That Make Traveling Suck Less

Traveling can be a frustrating grind and—if things go awry when you’re somewhere far from home—it can feel a little isolating. While the best travel …

21 One-Pot Pastas for Those Nights You *Can't Even* With Cooking

There’s really never a bad time for pasta. Need a simple weeknight dinner? Toss together some noodles in garlic and oil. Cooking for a special …

How to Make Immunity Soup

This easy soup is full of immunity-boosting foods: vitamin C–rich kale, vitamin D–enhanced mushrooms, zinc-containing chicken and chickpeas, and …

Wellness

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Eat to 100: Discover the secrets to living long (and well) from the world's healthiest people.

7 Slow-Cooker Recipes for Fall Because Your Crock-Pot Is Feeling Neglected

It's easy to ignore your slow cooker in the summer... hot foods sound less than appealing, and you're too busy doing all of the fun summer things to …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

10 of the best snacks to eat if you're trying to lose weight

Trying to lose weight but can't stop snacking for love nor money? Luckily, snacking is an effective way of managing appetite levels and preventing overeating at mealtimes. So if you make sure the snacks you eat are healthy, they'll go hand-in-hand with your weight loss plan.<p>"Whether it be a …

Nutrition