Jamie Dolon

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The Benefits of Witch Hazel Are Nothing Short of Magic

The consumption of superfood chlorophyll is said to protect skin health with its antioxidant properties. Drinking clove oil in your water is said to treat a myriad of skin issues with its stimulating and antimicrobial qualities. Activated charcoal can boost skin and body health, among other things. …

This Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Is Like a Warm Hug

There are some dishes that just evoke coziness — mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and this creamy chicken soup. Made in the slow cooker, with help …

Cooking

The 10 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners in My Meal Plan

The almighty slow cooker can do many things, including giving me a big assist when getting dinner on the table. When a chicken dinner finds its way …

Cooking

The Only Easy Mac and Cheese Recipe You'll Need

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

Cooking

The Space Between Mindfulness and Self-Confidence

When my son was in the first grade, his teacher pulled me aside one afternoon while volunteering. She said, “Linda, I don’t get it. John has …

Self-confidence

25+ Slow-Cooker Pasta Recipes That Define Easy Comfort Food

We've found over 25 recipes to combine our love of pasta with the ease of the slow cooker — including mac and cheese and lasagna! With this many options, it's going to be hard to choose which recipe to make first.

Here’s what it’s like to be in a relationship with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

<b>One of the main criteria of diagnosing Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is difficulty maintaining relationships.</b><p>If you’re not familiar with BPD, …

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with 10 Ingredients or Fewer

The slow cooker's charm is that it delivers meals without much effort on your part. Toss a bunch of ingredients inside and let it do its thing while …

Cooking

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Cooking

Simply getting more organized saved me over $1,000 a month

And I never minded — until I became a full-time freelancer and realized my disorganized lifestyle was costing me time, money and sanity.<p>The tipping point came recently on a weeklong vacation. Our first day away, I got a text: A food subscription box had arrived. Seconds later, my phone vibrated …

Personal Finance

Conversation with a Crystal Healer—Her Stories Are Wild

I like when people post crystals on Instagram—they’re pretty; they remind me of musky-smelling science stores; they make me feel important because I …

If You're Really Committed To Personal Development, You'll Take This Uncomfortable Step

Seeking out opportunities to step outside your comfort zone and start something new is the best way to ensure you're learning and growing.<p>Think back on the times in your life when you've grown -- either personally or professionally -- the most. Often, the catalyst for that growth had to do with …

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Networking

16 International Adventures You Can Go On for $100 Or Less

From swimming with sharks to riding camels.<p>Traveling isn’t cheap. But once you get to some places, adventure is. In fact, you might be surprised at …

This Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe Comes Straight from an Italian Grandma

Frank Pinello’s grandma bakes her cutlets in the oven, and finishes them with a garlicky lemon sauce you’ll want to sop up with a nice loaf of pane rustica.<p>Chicken cutlets are ubiquitous, showing up tucked into a roll at your corner deli or sitting next to a pile of fries at your local diner. But …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

14 Sunday Dinner Recipes to Make Grandma Proud

Sitting down to enjoy dinner as a family on a regular basis can be tough today. Between work, extracurricular activities, and shuttling the kids around, our main concern with dinner is that it’s fast and at least <i>somewhat</i> nutritious. There are countless recipes out there that cater to a busy …

The 11 rules every (semi) spiritual person should live by

It’s hard to picture spiritual leaders like Gabrielle Bernstein or Taryn Toomey having a crappy day. Women who radiate such peace and love can’t …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

10 things I've learned from running a site on mindfulness and minimalism for a decade

Some of the things I've learned, starting with personal lessons and ending with lessons about my business:<p><b>1. Focus on intentions rather than goals</b><p>As you might know, I experimented with giving up goals after being <i>very</i> focused on goals for years. It was liberating, and it turns out, you don't just do …

Mindfulness

Best Ever Potato Salad

<i>The BEST EVER Potato Salad recipe from a friend’s grandmother, with a special secret ingredient in the dressing! It converted me from being a potato</i> …

Potatoes

9 Power-Packed Books to Help You Live Your Best Life Ever

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go" - Dr. Seuss<p>My friend told me he doesn't read.<p>What?<p>I was in disbelief. It's like saying you don't want to be healthy, so you don't exercise. Or that you don't want to impact the world, so you …

Penguin Random House

13 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED stage to share their findings.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and …

TED Talks

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

Pumpkins, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Oh My! 10 Recipes For Fall's Brightest Vegetables

Full of beta-carotene, antioxidants, and nutrients, orange vegetables are as good for you as they are good-tasting. From spicy pumpkin leek soup to curried roasted carrots, these recipes will have you loving orange all autumn long.<p><b>1. Spicy Pumpkin Leek Soup</b><p>In this velvety soup, pumpkin is simmered …

12 Top Positive Psychology Courses You Can Take Online

Andresr/Shutterstock.com<p>Boost your happiness IQ from the comfort of your own computer.<p>What brings a sense of purpose to our lives? Why is gratitude …

Happiness