Christine McDonald

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The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Fussy eating habits of children are down to genetics not bad parenting, scientists conclude

Parents of tea-time tearaways can breathe a sigh of relief.<p>The fussy eating habits of children are largely the result of genetics rather than poor parenting, scientists have found.<p>Researchers at University College London studied nearly 2,000 families with twins to tease apart the genetic and …

How to Turn IKEA Bookshelves into CUSTOM BUILT-INS

How to Turn IKEA Bookshelves into CUSTOM BUILT-INSWhen we moved into our home here in Oklahoma (a little over a year ago), we had to make a few …

50 of the greatest US travel experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

Hospital Bag Checklist for the Minimalist Mom

Hospital Bag Checklist for the Minimalist Mom<p>Updated on December 2, 2015<p>Even minimalists like to be well prepared. Packing for the hospital is one of …

Ready to Pack Your Hospital Bag? Read This Checklist First

Chances are, you’ve spent the past several months dreaming of the day you finally get to meet baby. You’ve stocked up on baby gear, decorated the …

Welcome to Time Out

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Self-Care Sunday: 500 Things to be Happy About

I recently bought a sweet book called <i>Happiness Is…500 Things to Be Happy About</i> by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar. (The above and below images are from …

104 Little Happy Moments In Life We All Need To Appreciate More

By Katie Mather,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1M9dAek<p><b>1.</b> Waking up with good hair.<p><b>2.</b> Watching raindrops “race each other” down windows.<p><b>3.</b> When …

Help, Hope & Healing

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

Happiness

Do These 7 Yoga Poses Now to Relieve Stress

Not only is practicing yoga a great workout for toning muscles and improving flexibility, but it’s also a way to ease anxiety and relieve stress. Just taking a few minutes to yourself to slow your breathing and pay attention to your body will help you relax and hopefully achieve a few moments of …

40 Little Decisions That Will Deeply Enrich Your Life

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>It's a blistering 30 degrees outside, Michael is walking down the street in shorts and a T-shirt. Many drive past, curiously looking at him. But one family turns the car around. With that little decision, everyone's life is turned upside down.<p>It's the inspiring story behind …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

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Exclusive: Meet the World's First Baby Born With an Assist from Stem Cells

Doctors in Canada have begun a new chapter in medical history, delivering the first in a wave of babies expected to be born this summer through a …

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes

It’s about that time again. Cheesecake:30. Who’s in?You guys know I have a thing for cheesecake, even though I’m dairy-free these days.After my …

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits: 20 Reasons Why It's Good For Your Mental And Physical Health

Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.<p>Even though the academic research on mindfulness meditation isn't as robust as, say, nutrition or exercise, there <i>is</i> a reason why it's been around for literally thousands of years. And we're starting to get a better understanding …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

9 Great Yoga YouTube Channels

Interested in yoga but don't want to pay for an expensive class or be seen flopping around on your mat like a fish out of water?<p>YouTube has tons of yoga channels that are great for yoga enthusiasts who prefer to salute the sun from their own backyards.<p>Of course, not all yoga channels are created …

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5 mindfulness techniques to make you a better leader

That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of "Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace" and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute.<p>Sounds good — so how do you achieve greater mindfulness? Meditation is certainly one powerful way to do it, and it …

Mindfulness

11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

3 Working Ways to Get Unstuck in 2015

“<b>Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail</b> …

How to introduce mindfulness into your classroom: nine handy tips

Mindfulness, the technique of mastering "living in the moment", helps us to combat distractions in a busy world. On a personal level, practising mindfulness can be really beneficial for teachers, but studies are increasingy showing that it can be helpful for students too.<p>But how can you use it in …

20 Things You Should Insist on No Matter What People Say

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation