Janice Basch

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Study Says Pizza Works Better Than Cash to Motivate Employees. But One Thing Works Even Better

And guess what? It won't cost you a thing.<p>Who doesn't love pizza?<p>That's the question Dan Ariely implies in his upcoming book <i>Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations.</i> In the book, Ariely, a behavioral economist, recounts a week-long experiment in which employees working at a …

Employment

This Yogi’s Incredible Body Poses Are Inspiring People With Serious Mental Illnesses

Suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and major depression, a rape survivor Heidi Williams finally found peace in yoga. Having almost lost her 6-month-old, …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

Meditation

12 Fried Cheese Recipes for When You Want to Treat Yoself

When it comes to cheese, we love it all, from cheddar to mozz. Cheese recipes are absolutely a staple in our diet. Heck, we even love to give cheese-themed gifts! You get the picture. Though it’s hard to choose a favorite, there’s a special place in our hearts for <i>fried</i> cheese. In fact, here are 12 …

Cooking

If You Think It's Love Because The Sex Is Hot, Think Again

<b>Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships?</b><p>My boyfriend (whom we'll call Xavier) and I hadn't made love in a month.<p>That's because exactly one month earlier -- at approximately 11:58 and 30 seconds p.m. -- I walked into his apartment to discover another woman there. Still clothed, thankfully, but …

Relationships

A Bullet Journal Beginning

<b>I'm a tech person, but have a love affair with the world of analog notebooks.</b><p>In fact, I usually cart around three. This is something I have struggled …

Productivity

Read This If You’re Convinced You’re Never Going To Love Again

I see where you’re coming from.<p>You feel like the consistent factor in a long line of broken hearts and bad relationships. You feel like there’s …

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

99% of all thoughts are useless but they’re still controlling your life.<p>I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time …

9 Things Highly Effective People Do After They've Been Away on Vacation

You've had a great vacation but you're not-so-ready to go back to work. Here's how to handle it.<p>As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we …

Productivity

These new, natural beauty products could change your summer skin

We’re in the middle of what’s being called a heat dome.<p>To survive it, we’re getting creative with our ice cube trays, rocking running shorts in favor …

10 Reasons You're Stuck In A Life You Don't Want To Be Living

Everyone says they want to live a great life, have healthy relationships and look and feel their best, but how many are willing to put in the work day-after-day? If you look around your life and listen to all of the whining you'll soon find that most people are situated comfortably in their …

Relationships

How to Love a Woman who Scares You.

<i>“Does she scare you a little? Good. She should make you fear her love, so that when she lets you be a part of it, you won’t take it lightly. She</i> …

Treat yourself with this brown sugar shortbread recipe

When you're making cookies, it doesn't get much easier than shortbread. A basic combination of butter, sugar, flour and salt baked to crumbly richness, shortbread bakes in minutes. This version, made with brown sugar, has caramel and molasses notes. The recipe makes enough for two pans' worth of …

Here's How To Eat Healthy For A Week With Just $50

Take it from us: It can be done.<p>We’re Wendy and Jess of Food Heaven Made Easy, an online resource for nutritious and delicious living. We’re both registered dietitians and BFFs. We love to cook, eat, travel, and save money. We also host the <i>Food Heaven</i> podcast, where we nerd out on all things …

Here's What Happens When You Combine Croissants, Chocolate, And Cream Cheese

Bliss.<p>Servings: 10-12<p>2 (10 to 13 ounce) package mini croissants, chopped<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>2 egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cup milk<p>2 cups semisweet chocolate chips<p>1. Preheat oven to 450ºF/230ºC.<p>2. Open 2 (or 3, depending on the size of your baking pan) …

Tea and Rice: Dogen on Enlightenment in Ordinary Activity

When you ride in a boat and watch the shore, you might assume that the shore is moving. But when you keep your eyes closely on the boat, you can see …

Spirituality

Majestic Lone Wolf Is Actually Three People Skillfully Covered in Body Paint

At first glance, this simply appears to be a rather intriguing wolf painting. Then you look again and start to notice that some of the details of the piece seem a little…off. Then you look again (or perhaps watch the video below) and realize that this is no wolf at all, but actually an incredible …

Art

This Spaghetti Recipe Is Going Viral

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, you guys exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!"—and never hold back from sharing when you think something I've made looks absolutely foul. (Thanks for …

Strawberry Cheesecake Poke Cake Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 9 servings<p>cooking spray<br>• 6 graham crackers, whole<br>• ½ box vanilla cake mix, prepared according to package<br>• 1 lb strawberry, with tops removed<br>• 8 oz cream cheese, softened, 1 block<br>• 14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 1 can<br>• 1 cup milk<br>• 8 oz whipped topping<br>• strawberry, for garnish<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Healthy Eating

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

Vanilla coconut Texas sheet cake

A cakey and moist sheet cake so good you won't be able to resist a second piece.<p>Portion control alert! I promised I would flag those recipes that are …

Salad Stuffed Shells Recipe

"A really different way to present pasta salad OR your favorite recipe for tuna and chicken salad! A really creative finger food that will impress …

Tomatoes
Potatoes

4 Amazing Hacks That Will Make Your Cheap Wine Taste Better

Oooo: Classy!<p>As someone who writes about food and luxury travel as part of my job, you'd think I'd be reallyinto fine wine. And I am, because it's great.<p>But what I <i>really</i> love—and drink regularly—is *cheap* wine.<p>One thing you should know: I organize my work day around what I call "coffee hours" and …

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breasts (2 lbs. total)<br>Salt and pepper<br>1/2 cup diced onion<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>1/2 cup …

30 Pasta Salad Recipes for Any Outdoor Dinner

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-to's. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

A recipe for rum-walnut chocolate chip pie, plus how to make perfect whipped cream

A little rum, a little vanilla, brown sugar, walnuts and no shortage of chocolate — all wrapped up in a buttery pie crust. What's not to love? The recipe, from Cold Spring Tavern in Santa Barbara, is one of our favorite pies, perfect served warm with a dollop of fresh whipped cream. You can find …

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

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