Julie Herlong

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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Ask Amy: Newlywed wonders if there are weekends on the ranch

<i>Dear Amy: My husband and I were married three months ago.</i><p><i>We are both in our 60s. He has two children from his first marriage, and I have none.</i><p><i>We dated for three years before our marriage.</i><p><i>My husband has always enjoyed working, and he worked nonstop throughout our relationship.</i><p><i>I have asked him over</i> …

4-Move Bodyweight Butt Workout

Many of the workouts you do probably work your butt without you realizing it. Any time you're doing a lower-body move, or even simple exercises like …

Rose Levy Beranbaum's Perfectly Flaky & Tender Cream Cheese Pie Crust Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/3 cups (165 grams) bleached all-purpose flour<br>• 1/8 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/8 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 cup (110 grams) unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes<br>• 3 ounces (85 grams) cream cheese, cold, cut into cubes<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream or water (Rose uses heavy cream, Amanda uses water)<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons …

Baking

The Bodyweight Lunge Circuit You Can Do Absolutely Anywhere

The best part? It only takes 15 minutes<p>The bodyweight lunge is one of the finest all-around exercises for your legs—it hones your strength, tests your flexibility, and challenges both balance and core stability. And that makes it the perfect basis for a total-body workout you can do …

Workouts

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Knitting

Clif Bar’s Former CEO Opens Up About the Emotional Toll of Entrepreneurship

These days, it’s becoming almost trendy for entrepreneurs to openly discuss their depression and other emotional afflictions. They’re getting hip to …

The Do it All Exercise to Go From Dead Butt to Active Arse

Do you consider yourself to be a paper-pushing athlete or a desk jockey? Or do you hold the record for the word’s longest passive squat? <b>If your daily</b> …

STEM Books And Toys For Kids: Your Science Holiday Shopping Guide [Greg Laden's Blog]

I’ve reviewed, researched, and generally looked around for a selection of gifts that could work for kids ranging from very small to High School (and …

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

YogaGlo Online Yoga Videos Review

There are a lot of websites offering yoga videos to stream or download, but they're all chasing this one. YogaGlo's roster of teachers and commitment …

Stoicism: 7 Life-Lessons From the Ancient School of Success

Image Credit: Pixabay.<p>Some of the greatest leaders in history were Stoics -- Cicero, Epictetus, Seneca, Marcus Aurelius. It's no surprise considering Stoicism's emphasis on self-mastery. Success and leadership has to start with looking in the mirror.<p>The key is found in responding -- not reacting to …

4 steps to reinventing yourself after a major failure

Hitting rock bottom — as energetic, smart and business-savvy entrepreneurial — types, this dreadful phrase is simply not in our vocabularies.<p>But it happens — even to the best of us who think we are completely prepared for this roller coaster ride in the pursuit of success.<p>And if you don't want to …

3 Ways To Get Exactly What You Want Out Of A Relationship

No one wants to be called needy. It’s an unsavory label, a punch to the gut. Moreover, it’s an unfair way to describe someone just because, well, …

14 Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Inner Organizer

One look at these pro organizers on Instagram will make even the most clutter-prone brain feel infinitely more organized. There’s just something so peaceful and satisfying about observing everything in its proper place. From color-coded closets to deliciously organized refrigerators, there’s so …

Home Offices

Yoga Hip Openers Library

We often talk about poses that open or stretch the hips in yoga, but what does that really mean? The hips are a complicated area, anatomically …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

These 29 jobs have the best work-life balance

Do you feel like your work never stops and you’re logging countless hours each week? Well, you’re not alone. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Factbook, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week — the longest of any other country in the world — and receive …

9 Signs You’re Dating a Man, Not a Boy

I was once a boy, now I’m a man. It took me twenty-nine years to get there, but I’ve arrived. It’s more than most men can say.<p>And that’s because age …

Relationships

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Where Stress Gets Stuck in the Body—And How to Release It

In a new video collaboration, Lauren Roxburgh, structural integration and alignment specialist—and our resident fascia and pelvic floor …

Hotels in Italy and Beautiful Villas

From the best Amalfi Coast hotels to historic villas in Piedmont, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in Italy.

Italy

11 trainers reveal how they maintain sub-15% body fat

1. Toussaint JeanLouis<p><b>Trainer at Gotham G-BOX in Soho, New York</b><p><b>Body fat:</b> 13%<p>“I didn't always eat breakfast, but noticed a world of difference when I …

25 High-Protein Dinners That Don't Involve Chicken (for Once)

You know the feeling. You spent your weekend inhaling one too many slices of pizza for dinner, capped off with bagels smothered in cream cheese for …

Healthy Eating

Why I Run My Household Like a Business (and You Should Too)

It may sound complicated, but in the end it saves you money and time.<p>Before I started up my blog, I spent my free time as a dedicated volunteer for …

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Whether it’s …

Time Management

How Couples Misunderstand Each Other

A heart-breaking experience of counseling couples is seeing good people suffer due to the entirely avoidable <i>illusion of sameness.</i><p>In the illusion of …

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Cheated On

Sometimes we feel cheated on by others.Sometimes we feel cheated on by our circumstances.Sometimes we feel cheated on by life itself.In any case, we …