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10 Delicious Trader Joe's Meal Hacks to Make Dinner Easy

How can you hack a delicious homemade meal in minutes without resorting to a frozen entree? We asked our editors to share their tips for fast, easy, and <i>tasty</i> dinners thrown together with a handful of Trader Joe's products, so you can become an even savvier cook on busy weeknights. With a …

Healthy Eating

What Trump's family separations executive order does

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed course after days of digging in on a policy that resulted in immigrant family separations at the border, signing an executive order that will keep far more families together at the border.<p>The order also seeks more authority to detain …

Immigration

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

Our Readers' "Keepers": The 40 Recipes They Keep Coming Back To

From raspberry ricotta cake to classic roast chicken, these are our readers' favorite recipes of all time.<p>It took us a long time to narrow down <b>The Keepers</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s collection of the recipes we make over and over again. We shared memories of <b>baking biscuits for the first time</b>, making <b>pounds of</b> …

Cooking

Author of ‘Ahimsa’ talks about social justice, activism and parenting

By Pooja Makhijani<p>Supriya Kelkar is an author and screenwriter who has worked on the writing teams for several commercial Hindi films. Her debut middle-grade historical fiction novel, “Ahimsa,” won the 2015 New Visions Award, which honors a middle grade or young adult novel by an author of color …

6 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have—Even If You’ve Been Together Forever

When you first fall in love with your partner, you can’t wait to learn <i>everything</i> about each other. What’s your favorite way to spend a cozy Sunday …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Barnes & Noble

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

7 ways to not feel so overwhelmed all the time

Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?<p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

15 Books That Will Inspire You to Travel to Amazing Locations Around the World

There's nothing like a good book to take you on a virtual journey to an exotic land long before you have your passport stamped. And there's no better way to get acquainted with a country or culture than by reading literature set against the pulse of a city.<p>Writers have long used their words to …

Books

3 yoga poses to loosen your hips

Sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on your hips. Since our whole body is connected, tight hips can pull on back muscles, causing back injuries. Happy hips = a happy back = a healthy body. These three poses will give your hips all of the love and attention they need.<p>For step-by-step …

Yoga

6 Hikes That Will Take You Around the World

These trails will take you to destinations you've never seen before.<p>Machu Picchu’s Inca Trail isn’t the only scenic hike worth traveling and trekking …

How to make the perfect vegetable biryani

This Indian classic stands or falls on the quality of the rice. Once you’ve got that, there’s a wealth of options for your vegetables, spices, cooking method and even garnish. But can you really have a biryani without meat?<p>Biryani, the Indian rice dish, is, like so many classics, disputed …

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Victory for Native American Blackfoot tribes as 15 oil and gas leases near Glacier National Park are cancelled

Amid continuing protests over an oil pipeline set to run close to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, the US Department of the …

A Curious Kid Uncovers a Bone-Chilling Truth In Scifi Short Monsters

On her 10th birthday, a curious girl sneaks out of the bunker where she’s spent her entire life, intent on seeing the fearsome creatures that she’s …

What to Eat to Lose Weight Fast

Exercising on a regular basis can help you lose weight. It’s proven.<p>But if you want to lose weight quickly and permanently, what you eat …

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

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25 Blissful Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness with Kind Grit

You're reading 25 Blissful Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety and Shyness with Kind Grit, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Self-help