Dana Vesty

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6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Dolphins Have a Mysterious Network of Veins That Could Be Key to Preventing the Bends

Inside the chests of dolphins and toothed whales there is an anatomical mystery: a maze of tiny, worm-like blood vessels called the "thoracic rete," …

An evolutionary biologist takes on the absurd bodies of superheroes

An interview with evolutionary biologist Shane Campbell-Staton.<p><i>Evolutionary biologist Shane Campbell-Staton loves reading comic books almost as much as he loves studying unusual animals. Now he’s combining his twin passions in a new podcast, The Biology of Superheroes, co-hosted by fellow geek</i> …

The post-run smoothie recipe recommend by Olympians and supermodels

BEAUTY NUTRITION<p>Jen Rhines, an Olympian athlete and running coach, and Karlie Kloss, fresh from her first marathon in New York, reveal the recipe for …

Immune System

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

Confessions of an accidental ultra runner

I enter the Greek city of Sparta at lunchtime on Saturday. I’ve been running continuously since dawn on Friday. I say running, it’s now more of a drunken stagger. I’ve come 152 miles and climbed a 4,000ft mountain since leaving Athens, to the sound of primal roars from fellow competitors as the sun …

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Baking

You can make your own sheet masks and they’re so much cheaper

I will let you in on a dirty beauty industry secret: sheet masks—which are fiber sheets with holes for your face soaked in skin serum—are overpriced and contain way more product than you need in one sitting. You could just buy a bottle of skin serum and pat it gently on your face, but where’s the …

Skin Care

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

European Travel

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

The Best Make-Ahead Dinner Rolls

While we’re certainly not above using heat-and-serve rolls, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of pride that comes from making a basket of warm, …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

The 9 Weight-Training Exercises Runners Need to Get Stronger, Faster, and More Efficient

How strength training can improve your speed, efficiency, and prevent injuries.<p>Weight training can seem counterintuitive to runners. We get it: The more muscle you have, the heavier you are, and the more weight you have to carry around when running. True, but that doesn’t mean you should swear off …

Workouts

The 10 best places for women to travel alone

Costa Rica

The most uplifting science stories of 2017

A few bright points throughout the year.<p>As you reflect on the transition from one year to the next, consider some of the science and tech stories that have made 2017 a great year. Here are the ones that made us smile:<p>Gravitational waves got even cooler<p>Yes, using gravitational waves—tiny ripples in …

'Let Your Mind Run': Olympian Deena Kastor Talks Mental Strength

<i>By Taylor Dutch</i><p>Olympic medalist and American record holder Deena Kastor just had one of the toughest and most rewarding years of her life — and it …

Marathons

Silent nights: 10 destinations where you'll find peace and quiet next year

Exhausted after the hullaballoo of the holidays and in need of some hush? We’ve hand-picked the best places around the globe – from meditation retreats to silent cafés – where you’re guaranteed peace and quiet. It’s time to join the cult of quiet.<p>1. Snowy silence in Sweden<p>Go off-grid and enjoy …

The Trick to Making the Most Flavorful Waffles, Biscuits, & Pancakes

So you have a sourdough starter, and all the joy (and woes) that it brings. You know how to care for it, both in the fridge and on your counter. You know how to (or at <i>want</i> to know how to) turn that starter into a crusty, bubbly, tangy loaf of sourdough bread.<p>What you <i>don't</i> know (if you're like me, …

9 Tips for Better-Than-Delivery Fried Rice

By Alex Delany<p>If you've got some almost-stale rice you're halfway there.<p>Fried rice is that takeout staple that everyone from hungover college students to too-tired-to-make-dinner-tonight professionals can agree is delicious. It's a wonderful food, but figuring out how to make fried rice at home …

Make Faster Running Feel Easier

Back in 1992, a Bill Clinton strategist named James Carville helped coin a phrase that defined Clinton’s approach to many issues on the campaign …

Marathons

So, Let's Make This Bombe-shell of a Cake

It’s a given that we all need a repertoire of easy-to-make cakes and desserts that look and taste like we really know our way around the kitchen—even if the dessert in question is ten times easier than pie, and took just a few minutes to make.<p>But we also need a few holiday showstoppers up our …

Your Ultimate Guide to Getting Better Sleep, Stat

[caption id="attachment_63880" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]If you consider sleep a luxury or live by the motto “I’ll sleep …

Three Lessons for Success from Marathon Training

How imagination, habits and getting outside your comfort zone are crucial to growth.

Making The Case For Working On Your Strengths

<i></i><i>I need to do hill repeats. I need to do speedwork. I need to be an early morning runner. I need to do longer runs. I need to…</i>If this sounds like you, …

Hopeful Images From 2017

2017 has been another year of news stories that produced photos which can often be difficult or disturbing to view. I’ve made it a tradition to compose an essay of uplifting images from the past year. The following are images of personal victories, families and friends at play, expressions of love …

This Year, Consider Giving Presence Instead Of Presents

During the holiday season, many of us feel pressure to find our loved ones the "perfect" gift. Why? Because gift-giving has long been considered a prime way to express love. However, recent research suggests that gestures don't need to be large or have a hefty price tag to feel meaningful.<p>The …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

5 Things Women’s Running Loved This Week: December 8, 2017

Skinny Dipped Almonds Dark Chocolate Espresso, $30 For Five 3.5-Oz. PouchesThis is one of the Team WR editors’ new favorite snacks. We’ve discussed …