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To Recover from Burnout, Regain Your Sense of Control

You feel exhausted, ineffective, unaccomplished, and cynical. Maybe you feel like no matter how hard you work, you can never keep up. Or that you can’t make your boss happy no matter how hard you try. And you’re beginning to question your professional situation: <i>Am I in the right job? The right</i> …

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

Nutrition

Mom's 2-Ingredient Ginger Steamer for Winter

Step 1<p>Peel the ginger chop into small pieces.<br>#Spoontip: Use a spoon to peel and scrape away the ginger skin.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the chopped ginger and …

Recipes

Gratitude to Overcome Boredom, Difficulties, Complaining, & Feeling Overwhelmed

As many give thanks for what’s in their lives this week, we might look at how to go deeper with gratitude.<p>“Gratitude” seems like a trite and even …

Happiness

Old-Fashioned Slow Cooker Meatball Stew

A comforting, old-fashioned meatballs stew is a fabulous way to warm up on a cold winter evening. Imagine coming home to this meal after a day of …

Age and Gut Bacteria Contribute to Multiple Sclerosis Progression

<i>Summary: Genetic risk factors, age and gut bacteria appear to work in collaboration to trigger multiple sclerosis, a new study reports.</i><p>Source: …

This 'miracle' spray could cure your insomnia and help you get a good night's sleep

If you've ever struggled with insomnia, then you'll know how frustrating it can be when it seems impossible to get a good night's sleep.<p>But all your …

Drink this an hour before bed and get 84 extra minutes of sleep

Struggling to get a good night’s sleep?<p>If you want an extra 84 minutes of a slumber every night, it’s time to ditch the cocoa for a different drink …

You Should Never Ignore These 4 Subtle Symptoms of Depression

Despite how common depression is, it can easily be ignored or misdiagnosed, which is harmful because when left unchecked, the mood disorder can be debilitating. Depression manifests itself in many different ways that are subjective to each sufferer, and while you may know the physical symptoms, …

Classic Chicken Soup

From: EatingWell Soups Special Issue April 2016<p>Classic chicken noodle soup gets a healthy upgrade with low-sodium chicken broth, whole-wheat egg …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Shredded Green Apple Salad With Fish Sauce + Cilantro - The Washington Post

This is crunchy, bright and surprisingly complex in flavor.<p>Serve with grilled pork, fish or chicken, or atop a bowl of rice with a fried or poached egg. It makes a nice accompaniment to the Butternut Squash, Parmesan + Thyme Fritters, too (see related recipe).<p>Servings:<p>4<p>When you scale a recipe, keep …

Recipes

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Self-improvement

How to Make Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

By Alyse Whitney<p>We believe you can oven-fry. We believe you can touch the sky.<p>When I was 11 years old, I had the best baked chicken wings of my life. They were coated in spices (give me that onion powder), arranged on a cooling rack over a sheet tray, and blasted with heat for almost an hour until …

Recipes

How to poach an egg quickly

While tricky to perfect, a poached egg served on hot toast with a crack of black pepper is a hard thing to beat and arguably the best way to start …

Asperger's syndrome: How 'Aspie' diagnosis slipped past world expert Tony Attwood

How did a world expert in autism miss a diagnosis right under his nose?<p>That's the question that Professor Tony Attwood still mulls over and deeply …

How Emotionally Intelligent People Give Negative Feedback

Telling people what they did wrong is one of the toughest things there is.<p>It's a moment you always dread. Someone--your employee, your partner, your child, or even a vendor--has failed to fulfill a commitment to you, or delivered a poor performance. Now you have to give that person negative …

'Silent Start': The Brilliant (and Surprising) Meeting Method I Learned From Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.<p>We've all been there: wasting precious time in a meeting that is headed nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but often it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an agenda in advance, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Ever 3 Minute Fudge

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Butter a square pan and line with parchment paper for easy removal of set fudge. Set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe 2 quart bowl, heat …

Lemon Miso Broth With Chickpeas and Shaved Parmesan

I adore this simple, flavorful broth. Miso gives the broth it's rich flavor and fresh lemon keeps the broth light and bright. This soup can be made …

Kra Pow Thai Street Food – Thai Food for Less Than $10 in Orchard Road (Try the Drunken Noodle!)

I have constant cravings for Thai food. Pad Thai, Thai Basil Chicken Rice, Mango Sticky Rice…perhaps I was a Thai in my past life. My friend and I …

Cybersecurity help wanted: Asperger people

Frédéric Vezon has Aspergers. He’s president at ASPertise, an application development, big data and cybersecurity services company that has offices …

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be …

Psychology

10 things that immediately happen when real leadership shows up

"There are no bad teams, only bad leaders." ― Jocko Willink<p>What does the environment around you look like?<p>Is it obvious to you and everyone else what …

This is the sold-out £8 body lotion that insomniacs swear by

We're gonna need a bigger tub...<p>When you can't sleep at night, you feel like you're the only person in the world still awake. Lying there recounting …

5 Habits That Change Managers Into Great Leaders

Want to be a leader instead of a manager? Start with these habits.<p>The debate about the difference between a manager and leader has been settled. Without question there is a difference, in both definition and behavior.<p>Just to ensure we are on the same page, here are my favorite definitions of both …

Women reveal life being married to a man with Asperger’s syndrome

Could marrying someone with Asperger's syndrome be one way to ensure a long and happy partnership? Some couples seem to think so.<p>Hannah …