Julian Ossman

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How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

Our 10 Best Grilling Tips -- All in One Place

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Our best advice for helping you grill greater.</i><p>Grill marks. Grill marks are mysterious. No matter how hard you try to stoke the fire, sometimes that …

8 tips for grilling the perfect steak

This Father's Day, one way to say thank you is to treat your dad to a homemade steak.<p>But if you don't usually take charge of the grill, it can be tricky to nail the perfect technique.<p>Amiro Cruz, the executive chef at Wolfgang's Steakhouse, has some advice. He gave Tech Insider a few tips about how …

Be More Productive: The 15-Minute Routine Anthony Trollope Used to Write 40+ Books

Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute …

How To Make The Crispiest Onion Rings Ever

<i>This recipe is part of Crispianity: a column devoted to all foods crispy and crunchy, two of the most underappreciated attributes of a great dish.</i> …

Cooking

Wayne Dyer’s 12-Step Program to Simplicity

Wayne’s BlogView all<p><i>Wayne Dyer’s</i> 12-Step Program to Simplicity <i>is excerpted with permission from Chapter 8 of Wayne Dyer’s book,</i> Living An Inspired …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: Staying on a Commune Empowered Me to Start Saying No

My life had come to a grinding halt. I'd spent over a year saying yes to a relationship that had completely drained me. I'd stayed in a job that I was grateful for but which had no room for advancement. I'd agreed to living arrangements that weren't stable or healthy. And I when I couldn't say no …

Stereotypes

21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners For Winter

Don't let the name scare you.<p>• <b>24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot</b><p>• <b>21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Slow Cooker</b>

Cooking

How UK scientists solved Alexander Litvinenko riddle

The poisoners of Alexander Litvinenko made one major blunder when they used radioactive polonium to kill the former Russian intelligence agent. They chose to carry out their crime in London, the one city in the world with the doctors and medical infrastructure to reveal the cause of his death.<p>This …

University College London

Guitar Essentials: Six Required Techniques for Rhythm Guitarists

3<p>SHARES<p>Angus Young has said his brother Malcolm was a better guitarist, because although Angus could solo, it was Malcolm whose rhythm playing held …

Prime Rib Recipes That Are Perfect For Your Christmas Dinner

You deserve it.<p>It's not every day that you can get away with eating prime rib. It's a big, pricey hunk of meat that screams "special occasion." Lucky for us, that's exactly what the holidays are all about. So if you're looking for something fancy to make for Christmas dinner or a holiday get …

Cooking

Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs Recipe

"A foolproof, simple recipe for the most tender, delectable ribs you've ever had. Follow the directions exactly, and success is …

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

Baking

Meditation May Boost Happiness: The New Coloring for the Mind!

The ultimate goal for some of us is happiness. Are you happy yet? Happiness is often contradicted and taken for granted. The science behind what really makes us happy is no surprise with 40 percent of our daily activities making up our happiness levels. People are fascinated by defining what makes …

An FAQ on Mysticism and the Christian Life

“The Appearance of the Holy Spirit before Saint Teresa of Ávila,” painted by Peter Paul Rubens (1614) <b>Why is mysticism so hard to define?</b>Mysticism is …

Spirituality

Dinner Recipes You Can Make With A Slow Cooker And A Can Of Soda

Trust.<p>Every day we're more and more in love with the slow cooker. And now we're just convinced that it's a gift from the gods because not only can it whip up a lovely batch of fall cocktails, but it can turn a can of soda (and a few other ingredients) into a meal you'll want to eat for days.<p>Now, …

Cooking

30-Minute Chili

to Read (<p>Words)<p>This weekend was very emotional for me and one that I'm trying to forget. When I'm in one of these moods I tend to fall into my …

Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day

You don’t actually need to be productive all day long. In fact, you probably shouldn’t try to be.<p>I’ve never met a person who didn’t lament the fact that they can’t seem to get enough done. We’re all overwhelmed with our work and life demands. As a result, most of us focus on trying to be more …

favorite reads

In Praise of the Telescopic Perspective: A Reflection on Living Through Turbulent Times<p>Perspective to lift the blinders of our cultural moment.<p>read article<p>The Courage to Be Yourself: E.E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel<p>“To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its …

Literature

Can a thinking person still have faith? My skeptical, honest quest for religious answers

I was a skeptic, until my son and wife got sick and suddenly faith in something seemed important. But in 2015, how?<p><i>"I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist." -- Camus</i><p>When I searched for God I found a man who looked like Will Ferrell.<p>This search I’d kept secret. God, these days? Are you …

Slow Cooked Ranch Chicken

<b>Watch this Great Video on how to make Slow Cooked Ranch Chicken!</b><p>The second dish on our recipe is likely one of the easiest in the sense that you can …

Cooking

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

All the ways to instantly relax, when you're spiraling down a stress-hole

Being a human is hard work, and when you’re hustling on the daily, it’s easy to forget to take time for yourself. But we can think of few things as …

On the Red Couch with ABC News’ Dan Harris

<i>News and meditation don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but that’s not the case for Dan Harris. The ABC News correspondent has reported on war, natural disasters, religion and currently serves as anchor of Good Morning America Weekend and Nightline. But it was a panic attack on live air in 2004 that set</i> …

Meditation

Why Public Schools Don't Teach Critical Thinking -- Part 1

The following warning should be affixed atop every computer in America's schools:<p><i>Proceed at your own risk. Don't accept as true what you're about to read. Some of it is fact; some of it is opinion disguised as fact; and the rest is liberal, conservative, or mainstream propaganda. Make sure you know</i> …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …