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Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add roast and brown on all sides; remove to a large slow cooker and set aside. Mix soup, …

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14 Strategies To Accelerate Your Personal Growth By 1,000%

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin P. HardyThe post 14 Strategies To Accelerate Your Personal Growth By …

The Best Way To Smoke Pork Butt

In the South, it’s all about the butt—pork butt, that is. Matt Moore, Nashville-based chef and author of <i>The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for</i> …

How to Make Better Bread

Ever wonder why bakeries make such wonderful bread but your homemade loaves do not quite measure up? Bakeries simply have better tools to hand. Their …

Baking

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study.<p>In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that …

Self-improvement

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Motivation

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

The Top Five Ways to Make Adult Friends

Because we're all a little lonely.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. …

Happiness

If You Want to Increase the Value of Your Home, Paint Your Kitchen This Color

This trick can earn you A LOT of extra money.<p>We already knew Americans have an obsession with the color blue, but it turns out, it's a phenomenon that translates to real estate, too! Zillow's 2017 Paint Colors Analysis found that homes with blue bathrooms (often powder blue or periwinkle) sold for …

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Self-confidence

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10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Shake Shack Has a New Cookbook — and This Chicken Bites Recipe Will Have You *Running* to Buy It

Shake Shack is one of <i>everyone’s</i> favorite establishments, and it’s pretty well-known that they serve a heckuva lot more than a great milkshake. If you’re not in the mood to make hangover-curing recipes at home but you want some delicious greasy food and fries, Shake Shack is where it’s at. But guess …

Soft Pretzels

SERVES 6<br>YOU’LL NEED<br>1.5 cups warm water<br>1 TBS sugar<br>2 TSP kosher salt<br>2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast<br>4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour,<br>2 oz unsalted butter, melted<br>10 …

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give …

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential

Brutal truths on why you keep getting in the way of your dreams.<p>You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need …

Motivation

The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding Regrets in Life

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy YouThe post The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

10 Things Confident People Don’t Do

As usual, Yoda was right—and science backs him up.<p>In “The Empire Strikes Back,” when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is why you fail.”<p>As usual, Yoda was …

2 Stories That Will Make You Stop and Rethink Your Life

You have an endless well of untapped potential within you, just sitting dormant.<p>A young man once approached Socrates and asked the philosopher how he could acquire wisdom and knowledge.<p>"Follow me," Socrates said in response, as he led the young man down to the sea. The young man followed as …

Self-improvement

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

The Strangest Secret

(An excerpt from the bestseller <i>How to Completely Change Your Life in 30 Seconds</i><i>,</i> <br>based on talks by Earl Nightingale)<p>by Earl Nightingale<p><b>Transcript:</b><p>I’d …

This Is The Deadly Sin That Makes Life Awesome: 3 Proven Secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.I’m talking about <i>pride</i>. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

Productivity

3 Mantras to Guide Your Personal Personal Growth Day-by-Day

Personal growth is the result of accumulating knowledge over years. It rarely strikes like lightning.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you offered me a chance to go back in time and change the path that led me to where I'm at today, I would politely decline. …

Self-improvement

5 Habits That Help You Learn Faster

Your brain is one of the most important parts of your body, but we’ve likely all had times where it’s failed us when it comes to memory. How many …

Making bread at home is way easier than you think — master it with these basic steps

Homemade bread will always be better than store-bought. And, get this, making bread at home can even be easier than going out to the store.<p>Want …

Baking

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

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