Dana Farina

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This is the Breakfast I Eat Every Morning. You Should Too.

Inspired by Bryson and David's post this week on their favorite breakfasts that make morning bearable, I thought I'd share the simple, nutritious …

Breakfast

cabbage & white bean soup Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil<br>• 1 medium cooking onion, diced<br>• 1 medium carrot, diced<br>• 2 celery stalks, diced<br>• 1 leek, white + light green parts only, diced<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1 sprig rosemary, leaves minced<br>• 3 cloves of garlic, minced<br>• 1 tablespoon tomato paste<br>• 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes<br>• 1 liter vegetable …

Food Preservation

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy | Inc.com

There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind makes you -- and others around you -- happy.<p>In a …

Motivation

Seven Factors of Mindfulness

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in mindfulness for research, therapy and general people. Mindfulness is a science developed around …

John Doyle: Seven shows you should be watching on Netflix

Late-summer and the pickings are slim.<p>Summer's batch of reality shows are in full swing and premium-cable dramas have returned – some to disappoint, and others to delight. But there is always new content to seek out on Netflix Canada, where oddities and rare gems are found. Herewith, a week's worth …

Your Students Should Be Coding (Five Sites to Get Them Started)

Creative Commons Licensed Image Source “More important than the utilitarian function of filling job vacancies, though, is the pedagogical value …

Creative Commons

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers

Several summers ago, I wrote 10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers in response to a request from a Summer Workshop participant. Over the past few …

Education Technology

Expanding Our Approach to Reading Strategies

When reading strategies include a series of actionable steps, students can follow them as they learn to master skills. Using the teaching of tying …

Teaching

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Nutrition

3 Questions to Drive Passion Based Learning

<b>What will I learn?</b> <b>What will I solve?</b> <b>What will I create?</b>These three questions are ones that could create some amazing passion based learning …

Makerspaces

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Pasta

I spend a good amount of time in everybody’s way in the produce section at the grocery store. I’m known to stand and stare for a few too many minutes …

Tomatoes

16 Breakfast Recipes to Take You Around the World

Breakfast is always lauded as the most important meal of the day, yet it's so easy to fall into a rut: a bowl of cereal and a cup of joe if you're in a hurry, pancakes if you have the time, and oatmeal when you want to feel virtuous. Don't you feel antsy just reading that litany? Let's try looking …

Breakfast

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

The 30 Essential Comedy Podcasts – Page 10

<b>How Was Your Week</b><p>Before <i>Difficult People</i> premieres this August and Julie Klausner finally gets the national television airtime she deserves alongside …

Comedy

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

<b>Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers</b> <i>“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to</i> …

Education Technology

Sausage, Egg, and Avocado Breakfast Salad

Less than 30 minutes<p>4-6<p>1 pound pork breakfast sausage<br>• 9 hard-boiled eggs<br>• 3 cups halved cherry tomatoes<br>• 1/4 cup chopped red onion<br>• 2 avocados, diced<br>• 1/2 cup …

Recipes from The Blender Girl Smoothies Cookbook + My Review!

I am so excited to share TWO amazing recipes, some beautiful images and my book review of Tess Masters's new book, The Blender Girl Smoothies …

Recipes

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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