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15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

Top 10 Survival Tips for Writing a Book

<i>This post first appeared on the JobTalk blog for the book and community, MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World.</i><p>Today is the day I'm submitting my book manuscript to my publisher. Here's what I've learned over the past several months of being at the mercy of a looming book deadline. Hint: …

The Chicago Cubs and the New Baseball

The longtime losers are now the preseason favorites—a sign of how the smartest teams have become the best ones.<p>In baseball, spring is the time for either optimism or expectation. Historically put-upon teams and their fans get to convince themselves that the upcoming season will bear better results. …

Baseball

Ultra Recovery: From Depressed Addict to Pro Ultrarunner on a Plant-Based Diet

In 2005, I was 34 years old, over 320 pounds, had ridiculously high blood pressure, high cholesterol, prediabetes, and two herniated discs in my …

10 Tips for Staying Sober During Difficult Times

<b>Self-care is critically important, especially in early recovery. Here are some methods to stay balanced, for 12 steppers and non-12 steppers alike.</b><p>My …

February 2016

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

The Unstoppable Aliette de Bodard Smashes the British Science Fiction Awards

Aliette de Bodard just became the first person to win both the fiction categories at the British Science Fiction Awards. She won Best Novel for her …

The Beginner’s Guide to Walking Meditation

In order to have peace and joy, you must succeed in having peace within each of your steps. Your steps are the most important thing.– Thich Nhat …

17 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks To Eat While You Watch Sunday Football

No matter who you root for, we're all Team Crockpot.

5 Books That Will Expand Your Consciousness

Mastery<p>Mastery is written by Robert Green and I think it is my favourite book of all time. It breaks down how to master your subject in an honest …

How to choose the healthiest foods at the grocery store for the least amount of money

You just have to know what to look for.<p>We turned to two experts — registered and licensed dietitian at Urban Nutrition, Nicole Chase, and nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet," Rania Batayneh— and asked them about the cheapest, high-nutrient foods out there.<p>If you're looking to cut down …

5 unbelievably easy ways to avoid harmful processed foods

<b>(AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>Perhaps the most simple rule? Read the ingredients label on everything you purchase<p>Christy Pooschke<p>July 13, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Are you a little freaked out that all of the processed foods you’re eating might be less than wonderful for your health? Do you feel overwhelmed about what …

Nutrition

Review: A boys club tale in The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings

Picture an Oxford pub named the Eagle and Child but known familiarly as the Bird and Baby. Beginning early in the 1930s, a fluctuating group of Oxford dons, writers and friends met in the back room on Tuesday mornings. As one of them described the scene, "Back and forth the conversation would flow. …