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How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

How Outlander is Revitalizing Scottish Fashion

The hit TV show is inspiring innovative young designers to breathe new life into Scotland's heritage fabrics.<p>Long dismissed as old-fashioned and twee, Scotland's heritage fabrics are seeing a stylish resurgence thanks, in part, to a new guard of innovative young designers who are revitalizing and …

Scotland

Scotland's 'first' snorkel trail created in Highlands

<b>What has been described as Scotland's first snorkel trail has been created in the north west Highlands by the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT).</b><p>The trust has identified nine sites suitable for snorkelling which also have environments rich in marine life.<p>The locations include Tanera Mor in the Summer …

Scotland

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Cooking

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

Time Management

Can You Meet God Outside the Bible?

My introduction to Christianity began with my entry into the world. My parents placed their warm hands on my soft head and prayed God's blessing over me. From that moment forward, faith saturated my life. Every Sunday morning, I woke to the smell of brewing coffee and my dad's booming voice …

Time I

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

The 11 Most Important Phrases In A Marriage

Happy couples regularly say "I love you," but those three little words alone aren't enough to keep the spark alive through the ups and downs of a long marriage.<p>To that end, we asked relationship experts to tell us the most important phrases husbands and wives can say to each other. Read them</b> …

Marriage Counseling

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

21 Day Fix Eating Plan

One of the things I like most about the 21 Day Fix program is that it is not only a workout plan but also combines a genius nutrition plan too.<p><b>Why do</b> …

Fitness

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Cooking

This 5-Minute Meditation Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate twenty-first-century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super-useful; it's what causes us to act fast …

5 Ways That One Minute of Meditation Could Change Your Life

Seriously, meditating for one minute today could change your life. Here's how:<p><b>1. Hear Your Intuition</b><p>You wake up in the morning and you feel grumpy but instead of doing a grumpy day, you decide to try something new. You meditate for one minute and have an intuition that it's a good idea to go the …

Meditation

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Blog

Social Media for Small Businesses: Part 3<p>Whether you like it or not, people will use social media platforms to talk about your business. And if you …

How Do You Keep From Getting Distracted? Don’t Answer the Ringing Phone.

<b>A few weeks ago I was tempted to put off a high-priority job because somebody needed something from me and said it was urgent.</b> The truth is what they …

Dessert

Try These 2 Exercises Together For a Powerful Depression Treatment

We've known for a long time that running can be a powerful mood booster. Enthusiasts rave about runners high and the rush of positive emotions that come from a good run. We also know what a powerful force meditation is, and the amazing way it can help your clear your mind and reduce stress …

Ina Garten's New Cookbook Cooking for Jeffrey: Recipes to Celebrate - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Ina Garten</b> and her husband, Jeffrey, share a bond most of us only dream of one day finding. <i>I’ll handle the sole meuniere and apple tart tatin if you</i> …

6 Ways to be Better at Work Right Now (Or, You Know, Tomorrow)

Don't have the time (or inclination) to read the best self-help books on the market? No problem. We've done the legwork for you<p><b>Be calmer under pressure.</b><p>The tip: "When you're stressed your shoulders automatically rise without you even noticing. Simply dropping them will make you calmer physically, …

Behavior

6 Complaints Sex Therapists Hear All The Time

Sex therapist Celeste Hirschman knows there's no one-size-fits-all answer to couples' erotic problems. What she <i>can</i> suggest to all couples that come into her office, however, is a new, more open-minded approach to sex.<p>"I tell them, you will need to explore your own turn ons and find out what turns …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything. Here are seven solid tips to up your productivity.

Time Management

Corrective Posture Exercises for Chronic Sitters

<b>Almost all of us are guilty of being chronic sitters.</b> The negative effects of this epidemic are too numerous to list in a single article, but today …

Pain

How to Organize Where it Matters

We are working through a series on Unlocking 5 Tips on Organizing Like a Pro. Last week, we went over Making an Organizing Plan. And this week, we are talking all about organizing where it matters.<p>Here is an example of what I mean by <b>Organizing Where it Matters.</b><p>Every morning you spend 10 minutes …

Minimalism

Double Vanilla Butter Cake

Today, as part of our month of desserts, we’re featuring a sweet cake from Posie Harwood of 600 Acres and Food52. With double the vanilla and a …

Dessert

This Copycat DoubleTree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Spot-On

Bake a batch and pretend you're on vacation (minus the sunburn and noisy neighbors).<p>When you check in to a DoubleTree Hotel, you're immediately handed a paper envelope with a gooey, chewy, chocolate-and-walnut-studded cookie. We're not talking the regular Otis Spunkmeyers every apartment leasing …

5 Indian Food Dishes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

There are so many reasons to extol the virtues of a slow cooker. Most of them center around this appliance's convenience. While the slow cooker does …

Slow Cookers