Diane Maxwell

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50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

Motivation

What Happens When You Overpay Your Credit Card

Credit cards are a great financial tool when used properly. They let you make large transactions without having to carry around cash. They also offer …

These 3 Simple but Overlooked Habits Will Make You More Productive and Healthier This Year

Mentally strong people don't rely on motivation to succeed. They fail-proof their plans with effective systems and routines.<p>At the beginning of the new year, motivation is at an all-time high along with the attitude that anything is possible. While having a tank full of motivation and inspiration …

Self-improvement

Have a Healthy Breakfast With These Protein Pancakes

You Can Have Your Pancakes and Be Healthy Too<p>Upgrade your breakfast routine with these protein packed pancakes.<p>Breakfast is by far my favorite meal …

Mexico City expands program to recognize gender identity

Scores of trans people have received birth certificates recognizing their genders in Mexico City. They were the first to have their genders …

LGBTQI

Legendary Texas landmark dissed as worst tourist trap

Forget the Alamo. That’s the advice from Business Insider in dubbing the famed San Antonio attraction the “worst tourist trap” in Texas.<p>“Remember the …

San Antonio

New Philippine Debt of $167 Billion Could Balloon To $452 Billion: China Will Benefit

According to the South China Morning Post on May 12, “Philippine Secretary of Budget and Management Benjamin Diokno estimated some US$167 billion would be spent on infrastructure during Duterte’s six-year term, under the slogan ‘Build! Build! Build!’.” That could increase current Philippine …

Economics

19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then …

Stuffed Avocado Makes the Best Speedy Lunch

Oh avocados, how we love you — with your creamy, green interior that goes with anything spicy, sour or crunchy. This recipe encompasses all of those qualities, but if you want even further avocado inspiration, check out these other creative avocado recipes too. Avocados make such a great lunch. …

U.S. needs to stop Russian electoral interference, NSA’s top civilian leader says

The U.S. government has not figured out how to deter the Russians from meddling in democratic processes, and stopping their interference in elections, both here and in Europe, is a pressing problem, the top civilian leader of the National Security Agency said.<p>The NSA was among the intelligence …

Elon Musk, meet Port Augusta: four renewable energy projects ready to go

Pumped hydro, big battery, solar thermal and solar PV and storage projects are already planned for South Australia’s power network<p>When it comes to South Australia’s radical plans for energy storage to support its power network, all roads lead to Port Augusta – or all transmission lines, that …

Renewable Energy

This Is Why Hillary Clinton Supporters Are Upset About the Women's March

On Thursday, the organizers of the Women’s March on Washington released a list of 27 women who “paved the way for us to march.” It didn’t take long …

How Exercise Can Make You Happy (in Just 20 Minutes!)

<b>Woman A is having a bad day.</b> First, her boss comes by and barks at her for missing a deadline. Then her mom calls and guilt-trips her for forgetting …

Northwestern University

51 Ways To Save Tons of Money

We all love to save money don’t we? Of course we do! In this post, I share51 different ways to save tons of money for you. These tips cover all …

Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is a master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Kim Kardashian Wore a Lip Ring to Her Family Christmas Party

And North wore a custom Alexander Wang dress.<p>Kim Kardashian showed up to Kris Jenner's Christmas party last night wearing a lip ring. It's probably not a real piercing, but who knows?! I, for one, would welcome the age of Punk Kim Kardashian.<p>"How to die? How dope is my... sister? Look at this dress …

Alexander Wang

Lose Weight With These 50+ Protein-Packed Vegan Breakfasts

Get energized with the power of plants! These vegan breakfasts offer protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep you satisfied all morning, which can prevent the mindless snacking that leads to weight gain. The chocolate coconut almond overnight oats and the sweet potato and kale tofu scramble are …

Healthy Eating

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets in 5 Easy Steps

If you can’t afford to buy new cabinets to freshen the look of your kitchen, you can choose between two things: either build the cabinets yourself or …

10 Simple Habits You Need to Adopt to Be Healthy

How are you feeling right now? Are you tired? Is your energy low? If you answered yes to these two questions, then it might be time to reconsider …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

19 Soup-ified Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Spaghetti is great, but spaghetti soup is even more comforting. Curious to know what happens when you turn all of your favorite comfort foods into a cozy bowl of soup you can slurp up? Keep reading to find the recipes for chicken pot pie soup, pizza soup, taco soup, and more soup-ified versions of …

The under-the-radar shoe brands you need to know about

If ever there was a time to invest in new shoes it's autumn. Although we're currently hanging on to the last semblance of summer (who can blame us), September heralds the time for some much needed 'back to school' purchases.<p>To help you spend wisely, we've scouted out some under-the-radar shoe …

Explore some of the greatest parks

Print<p>Bring the familyWatch for wildlifeDip the paddleSeek out northern treasures<p>In spring, British Columbians face some tough choices. There’s still …

9 Tiny Gardens Made Magical With Fairy Doors

Crafting

How To Stay Healthy When You Work 60+ Hours A Week -- Including The Exact Workouts And Meal Plans To Use

A while back I asked my readers why it's so hard to stay in shape. Most of them agreed that they knew they needed to sleep and exercise more, and eat less -- but knowing and doing are three different things. When I dug deeper, to uncover the problem behind the problem, three things kept coming …

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

8 Senior Style Muses You Need to Follow Now

Who says social media is all about tweens? In spite of its prevalence with millennials, the Internet has no age limit: Some of the most thoughtful and fascinating accounts on Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine are those dedicated to women over the age of 60. Whether they’re the personal pages of grande …

Working From Home: How To Be A Productivity Ninja

Working from home is getting more and more popular with the latest statistics from Global Workplace Analytics showing incredible growth in the US …

Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

Profit