Holly Findlay

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Homemade Hummus Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

No shade, really, against packaged hummus from the supermarket. It’s easy, convenient, and cheap...ish. But I’m here to make the case for something else, something even cheaper, and—get this—even <i>more</i> delicious: homemade hummus.<p>By no means am I breaking ground here. The chickpea spread has been …

How to Take Care of Others Without Burning Out

In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest …

Mindfulness

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

Live so that you feel you've left nothing on the table.<p>What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the …

Pete Carroll

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead

While giving advice might feel good, stepping back and sharing experiences can often be more helpful.<p>Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, …

Self-improvement

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

13 Behaviors All Successful People Stop Doing (to Discover Astonishing Happiness)

Real happiness is an act of rebellion.<p>American society is corrupt. The value of obsessive, unrelenting work transmitted by U.S. culture is toxic to our mental, physical, and emotional health. In the U.S. alone, 42.5 million adults--one in every five--struggle with mental illness. Half of all adults …

Happiness

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

The Success-Killing Mistakes Even Smart People Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Sometimes the will to succeed just isn't enough.<p>What does it take to be truly successful? Genius grant recipient Angela Duckworth and others have pointed to grit--the ability to persevere in the face of obstacles and setbacks--as a key quality that helps some people reach huge achievements while …

personaldevelopment

How I Honor My Family’s History with a Persian New Year Feast

Our senior food editor shares his family's Persian New Year feast with herby saffron rice, roasted black bass, and rose water brittle.<p>I must have been 10 years old or younger when I watched my grandfather plant the bulb of a hyacinth plant in my parents’ front yard in California. My love for the …

Know How to Make These 6 Chinese Sauces, Make *Any* Dish More Flavorful

To try reducing the myriad sauces of China to a few representatives is an exercise in futility. There are just too many to choose from, for China is as big and as complex as Europe, with thousands of years of culinary experience under its belt. In other words, <b>Chinese sauces go way beyond soy; think</b> …

7 Beautiful Beef Sandwiches From Around the World

Whether your cows go moo, meuh, ụm bò or eum-mae, it's hard denying the sheer pleasure of biting into a good chunk of beef. And thankfully, no matter where you go around the world, there's no shortage of ways to transform the humble bovine from merely pastoral to truly divine.<p>This is what 7 …

10 Incredible Fish Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating

According to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, eating fish once a week could increase brain health and prevent cognitive …

Market Value

Navigating the unfamiliar world of farmers’ market produce can make you want to hightail it back to the supermarket with its limp greens and …

Delicious and Low-Calorie Summer Wraps

These lettuce cups come stuffed with chicken and peaches—the perfect wrap for any picnic or pot luck<p>Fresh, light, and zingy, this dish offers a huge flavor punch with minimal calories.<p>In a bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, and 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika. Season with …

Water level drop expected to hit property values on Great Lakes

Mud, muck and rocks where lake water once rippled. Tall reeds so dense that turtles and birds die trying to make their way out of the vegetation.<p>These are some of the effects of lower water levels in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region, and if the trend continues, residential property values in …

The 10 most profitable companies in Canada

1. Royal Bank of Canada<p>Profit: $8.331-billion<br>Last year's rank: #1<br>Profit change: + 12 per cent<br>Revenue rank: #1<br>Revenue: $35.982-billion<br>Revenue change: + 4 per cent<br>Market cap: $100.949-billion<br>Employees: 74,247<br>Industry: Banks<br>Location: Ontario<br>Year-end: October 2013<p>2. Toronto-Dominion Bank<p>Profit: …

Yahoo!

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‘Hollywood’s 100 Favorite Films’ Are Pretty Much What You Think They Are

The Hollywood Reporter has a new list out today ranking the 100 best movies ever made, according to Hollywood. “Who better to judge the best movies of all time than the people who make them,” they ask. And in case that wasn’t rhetorical, and if by “them” they mean movies like ‘Twilight’, …

If The Posters For This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies Were Honest

This year’s Oscar nominations are in, but instead of posting 23 Jennifer Lawrence GIFS to celebrate her record-breaking third Oscar nomination by age 23, we’re going to continue a yearly tradition. Awesome people photoshop Oscar-nominated movies’ posters to imbue them with greater accuracy, like …