Janine Perez

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5 Cooking Projects to Do With the Kids Over Holiday Break

If your family isn't traveling for the holidays, that week off of school between Christmas and New Year's might start feeling a little... long. So …

Seven Ideas to Make the Most of Your Time Off During the Holiday Break

It’s easy to get sucked into the “busy” trap, stuck in a constant state of catching up. If you have a couple of days off during the holiday break, …

The New Measure of Relationship Health

It may be psychological hair-splitting, but positive psychologists believe that there’s a difference between being <i>satisfied</i> and feeling that you are</i> …

Earth - The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization estimates that about 830 women die every day because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth – and that statistic is actually a 44% reduction on the 1990 level.<p>"The figures are just …

I Turned To Mind At Christmas. Feeling Lost And At Breaking Point

My name is Caitlin. I'm 24 and I live with diagnosed depression, anxiety and OCD - which I call: the 'triple threat' since I turned 18.<p>Mental health …

Keeping your nights dark can provide a massive health boost

That's right. Dark. Your body needs it too.<p>Being exposed to regular patterns of light and dark regulates our circadian rhythm. Disruption of this rhythm may increase the risk of developing some health conditions including obesity, diabetes and breast cancer.<p>Light regulates our sleep and wake …

Want to Increase Happiness and Avoid Burnout? Science Says Do These 3 Simple Things | Inc.com

Happiness was a hot business topic in 2016, and something tells me it's not going away in 2017.<p>The research that has come out over the last several years published in books by positive psychology researchers like Shawn Achor, MartinSeligman, Tal Ben-Shahar, and Barbara Fredrickson confirms that …

Happiness

The 5 Yoga Moves That Helped Kaley Cuoco Get THOSE Abs

She swears by this CorePower yoga flow.<p>Get toned with these moves—a flow that actress Kaley Cuoco swears by—from Amy Opielowski, CorePower Yoga program manager. Grab dumbbells and try it three times a week, completing the sequence once or more.<p>CRESCENT LUNGE ROW<p>From downward dog, inhale as you lift …

Workouts

Boost Boxed Brownie Mix With These Pastry Chef-Approved Add-Ins

Boxed brownies don’t need a ton of improvement, but they can be made even better (and fancier) with a few choice extras. Because they want us to be …

Dessert

How To Get A Date When You're An Introvert (Or Just Hate Small Talk)

Single and ready to mingle -- preferably at home, in your PJs.<p>Dating is rough regardless of your personality type, but it’s especially taxing for introverts who only have so much social energy to spend.<p>Below, experts on introversion share their best advice for putting yourself out there.<p>1. <b>Remember</b> …

7 Ways to Reduce Your Child's Holiday Stress

Think the holidays are stressful for you? They can be just as bad for your kid. These strategies can help keep your child calm.<p>The holiday season is all about fun and enjoying family—but the constant hustle and bustle can be just as nerve-wracking for kids as it is for adults. These expert tips can …

The 5 Most Important Words for Succeeding in Fitness

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by humanity.” - Rudyard Kipling<p><b>For years I had the word confidence taped to my bathroom mirror.</b> …

Motivation

How can I make my daughter enjoy learning?

<i>Q: I find it hard to make my 10-year-old daughter take pleasure in learning. She seems satisfied to follow a ­slow-paced learning and even living style. I would like her to be as interested in reading and writing as she is in other things unrelated to her education.</i><p><b>A:</b> What a great question! Your …

Can You Predict Your Scores on an Important Personality Test?

The Big Five model is a very big deal to psychologists, and has been for decades. At the moment, it is the most respected, widely studied method for …

What the Best Change Leaders Know, and Why They’re So Hard to Copy

Of all the lessons I’ve learned about innovation and change, one stands above the rest: There is no such thing as an average or old-fashioned business, just average or old-fashioned ways to do business. The thrill of breakthrough creativity doesn’t just belong to upstart companies with the most …

10 best black paints for your home

Interior paint is back in black<p>Anyone who notices interior design has seen it: an inky stain spreading across American homes as people opt to paint their walls black. It may sound grim, but in execution, it’s quite chic.<p>By definition, black is the presence of all colors, which could make it the …

Gardening 101: Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea, <i>Bougainvillea glabra:</i> “Paper Flower”<p>Like a beautiful girl who shows up at a party wearing too much makeup and a loud, revealing dress, …

22 Breakfast Recipes for a Hungry Holiday Crowd

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I grew up in a small family, so I've never had much practice cooking breakfast for more than a couple of people. Chances are you're the same way, and if you don't have the practice you can end up feeling pretty …