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How to Make Elderberry Syrup (Potent Cold + Flu Remedy)

Elderberries are one of my most-used go-to remedies for cooler months. The dried berries of the Sambucis Nigra plant are naturally high in …

Extreme Sports

How to Apply Concealer With a Brush Like a Pro Makeup Artist

If you’ve ever browsed through the beauty tools section at Sephora or Ulta, you’ve probably noticed that there are more makeup brushes on the market than even the most dedicated beauty buff could use in her or his lifetime. Fan brushes, eye shadow brushes, concealer brushes — with so many options, …

Makeup

6 Brands Reveal Their Most Popular Mascaras (AKA The Ones Every Woman Should Own)

Mascara is a girl’s best friend. Whether you’re doing a full face of makeup or pulling off the no makeup-makeup look, mascara completes any look. …

Makeup

This Brow Transformation Is So Dramatic, People Are Mistaking It for Microblading

When a Redditor named Bikinipiglet recently posted a rose-gold eye shadow look she created on the MakeupAddiction subreddit, more people were amazed by her brows than her seamlessly blended shimmery shadow. She later shared exactly how she transforms her thin, overplucked brows into full, sculpted …

Makeup

Christian Louboutin, Converse & More of London Fashion Week’s Best Collabs

London designers are a collaborative bunch, and London Fashion Week fall 2018 spawned some stellar partnerships. And more often than not, it was all …

Footwear

Gingerbread Dutch Baby with Poached Maple Pears and Creme Fraiche

For the creme fraiche topping: Whisk together the creme fraiche, vanilla extract, orange zest and vanilla bean seeds in a small bowl until combined. …

Breakfast

Cool Whip Chocolate Ganache (2-Minute Recipe)

This Cool Whip chocolate ganache is so thick, rich, and creamy. It is a very simple recipe that is so delicious and ideal for numerous desserts. Here …

Dessert

Why (and How) to Make Your Desserts Less Sweet

<i>This article is part of</i> <b>Change The Way You Cook</b><i>, a new series to help anyone (yes, you!) become smarter, faster, and more freewheeling in the</i> …

Recipes

French Chicken in a Pot | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Eat On Leg Day, According To A Dietitian

February 17, 2018 by Kiarra Lyles<p>Easy as 1, 2, 3!<p>February 17, 2018 by Emily Belfiore<p>These work like magic!<p>February 15, 2018 by Jessica Harrington<p>So …

Antiinflammatory

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Happiness

Your Life, Your Rules - Why Happiness Shouldn't Feel Like Hard Work

Fool Me Once, Shame On You<p>The biggest lie I was told growing up was that I had to work extremely hard to be happy and get what I want. That I needed …

Happiness

What Happened when I Quit saying “Be Positive” & tried this Mantra Instead.

Even though positive thinking is often regarded as beneficial, it usually makes things worse for me. In severe moments of sadness, anger, or …

Happiness

3 Ways to Make Sure You Don't Run Out of Money in Retirement

It's your biggest fear. Here's how to conquer it.<p>One of the biggest fears among workers aged 55 and older is running out of money in retirement. …

Retirement

To Handle Increased Stress, Build Your Resilience

Wherever you live or work, stress is on the rise. According to the International Labour Organization, workers in developed and developing countries are facing increasing strain at work. The onslaught of mounting stressors include global challenges, such as climate change, terrorism, and political …

Management

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

Leadership

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

5 Characteristics to Identify the Goodness in People

A Company Is Only as Good as Its People. Here's How to Find Them<p>In the business world, success traditionally means maximizing profit. This view clearly fails to take into account the wide-reaching and long-term value generated by the people who improve every aspect of their organizations simply by …

Leadership

People Who Can’t Take No For An Answer–And PUNISH You For It

In business, deals are made often by people who hold out for more. But most people in their personal lives are willing to negotiate so everyone’s …

Self-help

A Trip to "the Poopy Lab" In the Interest of Drug Development

GUELPH, Ontario—Outside of Emma Allen-Vercoe’s office is a bulletin board pinned with her team’s scientific papers since 2013. It’s the academic’s …

Coffeemakers

Why Change Is Uncomfortable, But Necessary

In the span of three months I can’t believe how my life has done a complete 180 – new apartment, new job, new people – to go through so many changes …

Happiness

How to Cultivate Real Happiness In Different Areas of Your Life

While there’s more to happiness than just the absence of stress, there are relationships between stress-relieving activities and happiness. Positive …

Happiness

Our 6 Must Reads for Managers to Give Feedback That Helps People Grow

Some of the most popular advice we've ever given on First Round Review concerns feedback. There's a reason why Kim Scott's piece on how to give …

Self-help

9 apps that take the frustration out of travel

Those who travel frequently know the frustration of keeping on top of work, itineraries, and personal stuff while on the go. Tracking expenses to …

Apps

Three Compelling Stories Revealing The Pain Of Perfectly Hidden Depression

Trying to understand Perfectly Hidden Depression ® (PHD), what it is, how it came to exist, how it’s maintained and what you can do about it are …

Self-help

It's Time To Say It, Retirement Is Dead, This Is What Will Take its Place.

The tired old notion of retiring is absolutely the wrong way to think about the most important part of your life.<p><i>"We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams."</i><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935 when the …

Retirement

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p><i>"Dear Jeff,</i><i>"I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I</i> …

Tim Ferriss

Formal Living Room Ideas to Steal From 10 Gorgeous Spaces

Considering that the dictionary defines "living room" as the "room in the house where people sit and relax," durability and comfort are top …

Home Decorating

Target Just Announced a New Line That Will Make You Say, "Anthropologie Who?"

There's nothing more disheartening than falling in love with the perfect decor piece for your home, only to check the price and get the wind knocked out of you by sticker shock. (I still have dreams about the stunning Anthropologie rug I lusted over before realizing the $100 price was for a tiny …

Joanna Gaines