Jill Kobayashi

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9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Self-help

3 Bullet Journal Book Spreads that Have Improved My Reading Life

I am fairly new to bullet journaling, the combo to-do list/calendar journaling system that many folks (including me) who still enjoy using paper and …

Books

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

Strengthening your abs isn’t about fitting into your skinny jeans. Having a strong midsection improves your posture, balance, and alignment and can …

Exercise

What Exactly Is Bread Proofing?

Plus, the best methods for proofing at home.<p>Whether you’re an experienced baker or a mere dabbler in the art of gluten, you’re probably somewhat …

Recipes

Make This Creamy Lasagna Chicken Soup for Dinner Tonight

I love lasagna. There, I said it. I'm not afraid to admit my love for this carb-heavy, cheese-laden dish in a time of watching waistlines and dietary …

Cooking

Favorite Books I Read in 2017

This is a repost from my school blog. I share my reading life with families and the community to help develop a new norm, in which everyone is a …

Books

The best hot chocolate in NYC

Winter isn’t coming—the blistery, cheek-blushing chill is <i>here</i>, and there’s no better way to combat the cold than the best hot chocolate in NYC from …

Dessert

Everything you should eat in Chinatown in one map

We combed Chinatown’s alleyways and secret menus to serve you the most authentic culinary adventures in the neighborhood. Take a look at the map …

Hong Kong

Here's what Popular Science editors are reading right now

"It's some of the best speculative fiction I've ever read."<p>I get most of my book recommendations from my coworkers. They are smart people, so I hope some of their wisdom will rub off on me. In case you want some of this valuable intel, I asked the Popular Science crew about the books currently …

Books

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Yoga

These homemade Twix bars taste like the real thing—but are super low-sugar

No matter how committed you are to keto, Paleo, Whole30, or whatever your eating plan of choice is, sometimes, you just can’t shake a craving for a …

Dessert

Easy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Pie (30-Minute Dessert)

Pie

I Learnt How to Meditate 4 Weeks Ago, and I'm Still Doing It Daily—Here's Why

For a long time, I thought I knew how to meditate. You either listen to an app or some spa-like music, and you try to clear your mind of <i>all</i> thought …

Meditation

Weekend In New York City: The Perfect Itinerary for 48 Hours in NYC

Shocker, New York City is massive. Therefore, there is no way that you will be able to see everything that this amazing city has to offer in just a …

Mario Batali

Bringing Up Baby: Motherhood Is A Full-Time Job

If I worked in recruitment there are two groups of women to whom I would give absolute priority: single mothers and mothers of twins.<p>If you, as an …

Pregnancy

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Cooking

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

8 books you heard on CBC Radio this week

Heard about a book and can't wait to read it? Here are the books mentioned on CBC Radio from Saturday, Jan. 6 to Friday Jan. 12, 2018.<p><b>The Perfect</b> …

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Adult Coloring Books

Coloring is not only for kids.<p>January 13, 2018<p>Okay. You might think that coloring is just for little kids, but what if I told you that adult coloring …

Period Symptoms by Decade

Four hundred fifty: That’s about how many periods you can expect in your lifetime. This monthly event, in which the uterine lining is expelled if an …

3 ways to ensure warm hands and feet throughout winter, according to a doctor

From eating spicy food to wearing loose clothes.<p>During the cold winter months, it can feel like your hands and feet are in a constant state of …

3 Soccer Pros Play Against 100 Kids and It’s as Hilarious as You’d Hope

We’ve all spent way too much time arguing over silly (but important!) barroom hypothetical questions before, like the classic “would you rather fight …

9 soups and stews to fortify you while it’s still winter

A friendly reminder that it’s still winter for several more weeks. (Sorry!) Stay warm with one of these soups, simmered gently from our archives:<p>Dorie Greenspan’s Belgian Beef and Beer Stew, above. If you’re looking for the perfect beef stew recipe, this is it. It takes well to the addition of …

Forestry

6 Things I Learned From Bullet Journaling

Who knew having a journal could teach you so much?<p>January 13, 2018<p>As college students who juggle school, volunteering, socializing and multiple jobs, …

The Matte Lipstick That Completely Changed My Morning Routine

Worrying about a precisely defined cupid's bow is about as meticulous a concern as measuring the size and length of both cat-eye wings. But some …

5 quick ways to declutter your home when you have kids

<b>We live in a bungalow; it’s no bigger than a glorified three bed flat, but it’s full to the brim.</b><p>The chaos in the mornings is bad enough without …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Happiness

32 Comfort Foods The World Needs To Know About

Feed your body and your soul.

Books In Bed: 10 Novels to Read During Your Holiday Break

As you soak in all your free time over the holidays, take some time to curl up with a good book. We’ve found ten great novels for all tastes.<p><b>1. Days</b> …