Heather Switalski-Anderson

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How "Feeling Invisible" Helped Amy Schumer Create I Feel Pretty's Beautifully Flawed Heroine

There's a scene not long into <b>I Feel Pretty</b> that's so heartbreaking it almost makes you forget, just for a moment, that you're watching a feel-good romantic comedy.<p>Renee (Amy Schumer), a NYC-dwelling woman with major self-esteem issues, comes home to her apartment and strips off her outfit layer by …

Self-esteem

This is the ultimate American road trip, according to scientific research

A data scientist has put together a series of the ultimate road trips of the United States so that travellers can see as many sights as possible while clocking up the least amount of mileage.<p>Randy Olson created six separate routes for car manufacturer Chevrolet designed to maximise sight-seeing …

Road Trips

Ways to stop heart palpitations

Heart palpitations can cause a sensation of a pounding heart or a racing pulse. Palpitations can also feel like a fluttering feeling in the chest or …

Wellness

26 of the best books to read this summer 2018

Not all of them. Obviously. Unless you have a kindle.<p>Try and tell me your ideal summer day doesn't involve lounging by a pool, reading multiple novels cover to cover and then discussing them over an Aperol (or five) when the sun goes down. It doesn't? You're lying. If it does, here are our pick of …

Books

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

Cooking

18 Weeknight Meals That Won't Break The Bank

Because you don't need to go bankrupt to eat well.

Cooking

30 Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

Author: Christy Bieber | March 21, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 32<p>It all adds up<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than …

Personal Finance

The 7 Tips You Need for Making Any Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Better — Tips from The Kitchn

No matter what kind of slow cooker chicken dinner you have slotted in your meal plan, it's bound to be both easy and delicious. And to make it even …

Cooking

How to rewrite your own life story

Jessica Huie turned her life around brilliantly. Now she’s helping other people to do the same<p>Jessica Huie didn’t have the most promising start. She was expelled from school at 15 and pregnant two years later. Her father, a cab driver who had worked round the clock to give her opportunities, was …

Reality TV

Aging lessons: The things that let you thrive in old age are easier than you think

In good weather, Sylvia Lask logs thousands of steps a day on her Fitbit as she pushes down New York City sidewalks with her walker. As frequently as once a week, she heads to Albany, walker and all, to lobby state government officials about mental-health issues.<p>Florence Lee drives in to Manhattan …

Mental Health

Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is a great dish for family dinners and parties. Preparing is as simple as adding in some herbs and roasting in the oven. Here are a …

Cooking

What’s better than chicken for dinner? Quick chicken for dinner.

With so many “easy chicken recipes” haunting the Internet, you’re bound to feel poultry fatigue every now and then. Please allow us to introduce you to a few more recipes, each unique, simple, packed with flavor and — best of all — ready in just about 30 minutes.<p>Dinner rut? What dinner rut?<p>Chicken …

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

Shopping

6 Easy Spring Dinners You’re Definitely Gonna Want to Make ASAP

Time to spring into action.<p>A warmer, happier, brighter season is upon us, which is a perfect excuse to break up the routine and work a new crop of …

Cooking

25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

15 Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

Chicken breast is a solid staple on the weeknight dinner table, and for good reason: It's quick to prepare and endlessly adaptable. These 15 recipes …

Cooking

20 Easy Dinner Ideas For When You're Not Sure What To Make

:: bookmarks ::<p><i>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to easy dinner ideas — the ones perfect for busy nights where you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, but still want something more substantial than, say, a PB&J. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our</i> …

Cooking

16 Tweets That Will Make Introverts Nod In Agreement

If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.<p>It can be tough to prefer to be alone in a world that values boldness …

Personality

8 Incredibly Easy Overnight Crock-Pot Recipes

Slow cookers (or if we’re talking about them like we talk about Band-Aids, Crock- Pots) are one of our favorite culinary tools. If you’re not …

Cooking

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

Self-help

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Networking

This Creamy Rosemary Chicken Is a Work of Art — Delicious Links

It's truly magical when a dish comes out looking restaurant-worthy, but was a cinch to throw together. That's the case with this creamy rosemary …

Cooking

7 Women Ages 28 To 65 Get Honest About Being Single

About half of Americans are single, and half of those who marry end up getting divorced. Yet single women nearing age 30 are constantly dodging questions about their mates (or lack thereof) from peers, parents and the grandmothers whose one goal in life is to see their grandchildren marry off and …

Relationships

I spend $25 a week on groceries — here's what I buy and what I skip

You can't eat healthy on a budget, they said; McDonald's has a dollar menu, they said.<p>Dear 'They': I do eat a healthy, plant-based diet on a strict budget, and I prefer to feel, well, not how McDonald's makes me feel. If I can spend $25 a week on groceries and feel good doing it, so can you.<p>One …

Healthy Eating

Is Your Net Worth Better Than the Average American?

You might be ahead of the game thanks to soaring stock prices and home values.<p>Net worth isn't the only financial data point you should be tracking, …

Say ‘No’ and change your life

We live in a world where ‘yes’ is the default. But we need to tame our inner ‘chimp’ and embrace the power of ‘no’<p>My old friend Mick calls me with an invitation to his 50th birthday party. It sounds brilliant. Mick has rented a house for a week. Lots of people I know will be there. I want to go. I …

TED Talks

10 Quotes On Style, Love, And Life from Iris Apfel And Her New Book

“Why not wear something that says, ‘HERE I AM TODAY!’”<p>Iris Apfel is ‘An Accidental Icon,’ or so says the title of her new book. We prefer to think of her as a forever icon who just had to wait for us wallflowers to catch up to her.<p>Since the star first slipped into celebrity with her show at the …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Life Goes by Too Quickly to Postpone Our Dreams

<b>“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” ~Paul Valery</b><p>As I am sitting at my desk, looking out the window, I am contemplating if I …

The One Tip You Need to Know for Being Single AND Happy

Word on the street is that being in a relationship is somehow synonymous with happiness, fulfillment, blah blah blah. Can someone please fill us in on where this myth came from? Did we miss something? Sure, being in a healthy, supportive relationship is <i>great</i>, but it’s most definitely not the only …

Happiness