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The Best Oven Roast You'll Ever Eat - Recipe | shopswell

Here's my recipe for a moist oven roast. I get many compliments when I make it.<p>Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. While preheating, season your roast …

10 Flavor-Packed Gluten-Free Grilling Recipes

Cutting out gluten should never mean cutting flavor, especially when you're grilling. The key is to make your marinades from scratch, since many store-bought sauces and marinades contain hidden gluten. From grilled baby potatoes to cedar planked salmon, these easy recipes will become you're go-to …

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How to Instantly Calm Yourself in Stressful Situations

<b>“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our</b> …

5 Signs Your Broken Relationship Is Still Fixable | Women's Health

Here are some signs that the two of you can still work things out.<p>via GIPHY<p><b>1. You're Still a Team</b><br>Regardless of who caused or contributed more to the problem, successful couples approach these hurdles as a team.<p>“For instance, ‘Even though you bought that car without my permission and I’m super …

4 Powerful Ways to Show Your Spouse You STILL Choose Them EVERY Day

Once upon a time, your spouse was your FAVORITE person on Earth. His or her every thought, word and deed captivated you ... so much so that you pledged your undying devotion to each other "until death do us part."<p>Flash forward a few years (and perhaps a few kids) later and suddenly your spouse …

Defuse Arguments with Your Partner Through Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness can mean many different things and has many different benefits, but it isn’t limited to your own improvement. You can also use …

8 Habits You Should Stop Doing Now To Radically Improve Your Life

Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the …

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?<p>Photo by chris riebschlager<p><b>1. Planning</b><p>We can't work all the time, but then again we can't …

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18 Must-Have Apps to Help You Become Your Best Self

<i>Article by the Staff of SUCCESS.com.</i><p>We’ve rounded up the 18 best apps to help you improve yourself and your life. Whether you need a reminder to …

13 Habits Science Shows Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster And Sleep Better

Sleep is hard, especially in a world where people spend their time busy and stressed.<p>But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and …

How We Can Break Bad Habits for Good

Everyone has some bad habits they can't seem to break. 69% of people primarily judge themselves, which can send people into a spiral of self-destruction. Managing to get rid of bad habits for good requires you to use a number of strategies and tactics. You can apply the same principles to every …

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20 Best Chicken Soups Ever

Who doesn’t love a delicious bowl of hot soup? It’s healthy, it’s tasty, it’s good for you. And when it comes to chicken, well, we just love it.<p>So …

41 Quotes That Will Spark Your Self-Esteem

High self-esteem is an important factor that determines one’s success in life. Those with high self-esteem believe that they have the ability to …

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

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5 Tex-Mex Dishes You Need To Try Today

Here at <b>The Chic Site</b> we love us some Tex-Mex dishes! Combined with flavor and all things tasty, you can't really go wrong! These recipes are so easy to make you will want them all week long!<p><b>Slow Cooker Chipotle Barbacoa</b><p><b>Southwestern Taco Meatloaf</b><p><b>Beef Enchilada Skillet</b><p><b>Taco Salad To-Go</b><p><b>Beef Taco Mac N</b> …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

Taste the States: 50 Iconic American Desserts

After reading about every US state's iconic sweet treats, you'll want to take a road trip based solely on dessert. While you've likely had your state's fair share of the dessert it's known for, you're about to discover a whole new world of confections across America that you'll want to add to your …

Podcast: How to Be Productive Every Day | The Art of Manliness

We’ve all had those days where everything seems to go just right. We set goals for ourselves and we accomplish them. Instead of frittering away our …

Self-improvement

5 Simple Skinny Meals With 5 Ingredients Or Less

Busy isn't a big enough word to describe the hustle you encounter on a daily basis. To-do lists, scheduled events, places to go, people to see, even scheduled down time. By the time you get home and kick your feet up, sometimes prepping a meal for the entire family seems like the most daunting task …

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Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

Here's a fun, festive fruit salad recipe that's perfect for 4th of July!<p>If you've been reading for a while, you'll know I love to play with this recipe and make different versions of it, depending on what ingredients I have on hand.<p>It's always a favorite at Summer parties. Oh, and don't skip the …

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11 Dips You Can Make To Really Get The Party Started

Dips are the perfect <b>appetizer</b> for any outdoor party! They are super easy to make and equally delicious! Try one of these amazing recipes this <b>4th of July</b> weekend!<p><b>Caramelized Onion Dip</b><p><b>Pepperoni Pizza Dip</b><p><b>Green Enchilada Dip</b><p><b>Pull- Apart Spinach and Artichoke Dip</b><p><b>Broccoli Cheddar Dip</b><p><b>Spicy Corn Dip</b><p><b>Grilled</b> …

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Breakfast Recipe: Apricot Yogurt Scones

<b>Apricot Yogurt Scones</b><p>Makes about 8 palm-sized scones<p>1 cup (about 5 oz) dried apricots, roughly chopped<br>2 cups (10 oz) all-purpose flour<br>1 tablespoon …

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The 36 Best Books All Men Should Read | The Art of Manliness

If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, <i>a lot</i>. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on …

Show Dad The Love With Dessert! 8 Father's Day Recipes That'll Win His Heart

This Father's Day, send dad out for a round of golf or a nap in the hammock while you and the kids whip up a special homemade dessert. Whether you go for the chocolate and peanut butter icebox cake or the dark chocolate bread pudding, all of these recipes will show dad the love -- and end the day …

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How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jacqueline Ronson</b><p>People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because the effects are useful, interesting, or pleasurable. In altering the way we process stimuli, drugs facilitate a change in our thoughts and behaviors. This …

How to Be a Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: What you will find below is not so much a long blog post, but a short ebook; approach it as such. At over 20k words, it will probably take an</i> …

4 Secrets to Success from 75+ Top Performers

Over the last few months, I’ve had the privilege of personally speaking with more than 75 millionaires, CEOs, Olympic gold medalists, bestselling …

5 Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring | The Art of Manliness

So you’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with and you’re ready to make it official by getting down on one knee and …

10 Tips for Conveying Confidence - Fake It Till You Make It

By Michael Solomon, 10x Management Co-Founder<p>When you want to succeed, conveying confidence is key. This is true if you are trying to land a dream job or a great freelance contract, meet that new girl or guy, or just about anything else that involves making a good impression on another human …