K. Griffin

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This Lemon-Turmeric Chicken Is Sticky, Sweet & Satisfying

Budget-friendly chicken thighs — cooked simply in some olive oil with salt and pepper — consistently deliver juicy, flavorful results. But sometimes …

Zinc Lozenges May Help Colds Go Away 3 Times Faster

Zinc lozenges may triple the rate of recovery from the common cold, according to a new meta-analysis of three studies. However, the promising results …

'Harry Potter' From Dumbledore's Perspective Is Hilariously Dark

Albus Dumbledore, the long-debated, storied headmaster of Hogwarts, could have ruined the <i>Harry Potter</i> series from the very beginning. If the books …

'Life Without My Mother Is a Joy': Women Talk About Divorcing Their Moms

"I was done with the fights, done with the provocations, done with the criticism. I felt freed."<p>Five years ago, Marci went to the zoo with her mother, brother, and her brother's wife. It was an enjoyable afternoon, but it soon devolved into chaos.<p>"Afterwards, my mother asked me what was going on …

Chicago Neighborhoods - Chicago Neighborhood Guide

Whether you are relocating or local, our Chicago Neighborhood Guide can guide you to the best of everything Chicago has to offer. The Lake Michigan …

Urban Design

5 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids | Inc.com

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

Here's That Cauliflower Pizza Crust Everyone Keeps Talking About

Cauliflower Crust Pizza<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick spray<br>• 2 1/2 cups cauliflower, grated (about 1/2 a large head)<br>• 1 large egg, lightly beaten<br>• 1 1/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese<br>• 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/4 cup tomato sauce<br>• 1 cup grape tomatoes, …

Why You Should Think Twice Before Drinking That Can of Soda

New research suggests that excess sugar—especially the fructose in sugary drinks—might damage your brain.<p>Researchers using data from the Framingham …

This Creamy Mango Pudding Has 2 Ingredients

As the weather warms up and outdoor entertaining season approaches, it's good to have some easy, crowd-pleasing recipes in your back pocket. This …

Pudding

Is wine healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, wine may protect our hearts when consumed in moderation -- defined as up to one drink per day for women, and up to two drinks per day for men, according to US dietary guidelines. Five ounces of wine is considered one drink.<p>Benefits of moderate alcohol consumption such as wine include a …

Holistic Medicine

A neuroscientist explains how to rewire your brain to live in the present moment

Mindfulness has become a word we hear everywhere nowadays, yet not many people know its true meaning. You may ask yourself, what is mindfulness? The …

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

Healthy Eating

10 Pineapple Bowl Recipes That Are Just as Good as They Look

Aside from the fact that pineapple is great for you (it's packed with vitamins, dietary fiber, and folate), it's also damn delicious. So as we approach warmer weather, consider swapping that piña colada for a tropical-infused meal that's actually served in an actual pineapple! Cute, yummy, …

41 Facts About the 41 Kings and Queens Since 1066

Queen Elizabeth II is the …

Eckhart Tolle Brilliantly Explains How to Deal with Anger and Other Negative Emotions

We all know what anger is. That often fleeting but violent feeling that arises in response to perceived threats.<p>Anger is a normal and healthy human …

Mindfulness

Seven Teachings from Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Help You Live a Fulfilling Life

Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh has seven important teachings that when embraced will help you live a fulfilling life.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh was called to …

Meditation

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham - Dinner, then Dessert

April 14, 2017 26 Comments »<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.<p>Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pineapple Ham will make …

Cooking

Hilarious 1983 Family Feud Episode That Pits the Cast of Batman Against the Cast of Gilligan’s Island

In 1983, the cast of the classic television show <i>Batman</i> faced off against the cast of the equally classic show <i>Gilligan’s Island</i> on the popular game …

13 Copycat Cheesecake Factory Recipes For When You're on a Budget

If The Cheesecake Factory tops your list of go-to restaurants for special occasions, you'll be glad you found this roundup of copycat recipes. The next time you've got a serious craving for the avocado egg rolls or Reese's cheesecake, try staying in and making them for yourself instead of going …

Slow Cooker Chickpeas with Paprika and Rosemary

Soak the chickpeas overnight. When you're ready to cook, drain them and add to the slow cooker.<p>Dice the peppers and aubergine into fork sized chunks. …

If you're ever questioning your self-worth, just watch this short video from Alan Watts...

How do you define yourself?<p>If you’re like most people, you probably answer that question by explaining your job, your name, your background….<p>But in …

4 Restorative Yoga Poses for When You’re on Your Period

When it’s that time of the month, it can be tempting to just curl up with a warm blanket and an IV-size dose of Advil and call it a day. But while being on your period may not always be comfortable, there are actually some period tools and tricks to make it suck less. One of the most effective …

13 Leafy Green Dinners That Go Beyond Kale

We all know we should be eating more greens, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to keep our roughage intake interesting. Sure, there’s an abundance of kale recipes out there, but it’s time to spiral deeper into your greens-obsession and put your collard greens and Swiss chard recipes on the …

The Beginner's Guide to Meal Planning: What to Know, How to Succeed, and What to Skip

To the uninitiated, meal planning can feel like an elusive practice or an overwhelming task, but that's usually because we think about meal planning …

15 Powerful Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

Mindful Parenting Checklist & Why You’ll Find It Useful

Today I want to share with you a Mindful Parenting Checklist. While I don’t think you will use this checklist every day, I do think you will find it …

Parenting

Was Jane Austen poisoned? New evidence about the writer’s weakened eyes raises questions.

On July 18, 1817, novelist Jane Austen died at the age of 41. Much of Austen’s medical biography is murky, and how she died remains an enduring mystery. Historians, in the two centuries since, have dissected what little evidence exists. In her later letters she complained of bilious attacks, facial …

Literature

This Man Planned the Most Efficient (and Epic) Way to See All of the Lower 48 States

Checking out all the capitols.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a little planning before a …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Neuroscience