Kaysha Thomas

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Self-Care: An A To Z Guide

A more or less definitive guide to taking care of yourself.<p>By now, <i>so</i> much has been written about self-care: what it is, what it isn't, what it can do, what it can't. It has been bastardized, commercialized, reclaimed, redefined. And while there's no shortage of information on self-care out there, …

Self-help

21 Practical Steps to Be More Peaceful

If you're looking to reduce stress levels, it's likely that you're keen to find more inner peace. It's impossible to just "feel more peaceful," though. There are external conditions as well as internal conflicts that can have an effect on how peaceful we feel. But there are simple, practical steps …

Meditation

Here's how toxic friendships can damage your mental health

The impact of abusive relationships on mental health and self-esteem is well-documented. But have you considered how toxic friendships could have a similarly damaging effect?<p>According to Anjula Mutanda, a relationship psychologist and ambassador for Relate, a real-life mean girl can 'have serious …

Mental Health

8 Things Kitchn Editors Never Buy from the Freezer Aisle

We're not ashamed to admit how much we rely on freezer aisle staples when it comes to getting breakfast, lunch, or dinner on the table. The freezer …

Ice Cream

Here’s What Foam Rolling Is Actually Doing When It Hurts So Good

Roll through the pain. We’ve all done it—in that it “hurts so bad I want to stop, but I know if I stop I’ll regret it” sort of way. Maybe before a …

Massage Therapy

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my experience …

Time Management

This Is the Only Way I’ll Make Swordfish, the Steakiest Fish in the Sea

This swordfish recipe brought me to dinner nirvana in six ingredients and an hour flat.<p>I’m not into steak. It’s a point of much contention in both my home life and at work (lay off me, everyone!), but I stand my ground. I don’t care how rare, dry-aged, or expensive your steak is. It’s just too much …

Everything Worth Knowing About ... Creativity

<i>(The solutions to the creativity tests from p. 51 in the print edition can be found at the bottom of this article.)</i><p>Original, useful, surprising — …

The Great British Bake Off Is Secretly a Show About Time Management — Food TV

I'm a sucker for time management systems. I've bullet journaled, read <i>Getting Things Done</i>, embraced everything from Trello to Omnifocus to elaborate …

Get the Health Benefits of Fruit

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: Eat more fruits and vegetables. Often, though, the fruit part of that edict isn’t taken as …

Nutrition

DJ BBQ’s grilling guide: 10 tips on how to cook outdoors

More people go to A&E with food poisoning between June and September than at any other time of year, and a lot of that is down to improperly cooked barbecue. So here’s a 10-step guide to help you ace the art of cooking over fire.<p><b>1 Pick your grill</b><p>Buy the best outdoor cooker you can afford. I prefer …

BBQ

Yotam Ottolenghi’s barbecue recipes

Every year, I end up testing barbecue recipes in the rain, with an umbrella balanced precariously on one shoulder, but this year’s mission coincided with the hottest April week in 70 years. Barbecue sales doubled, supermarkets ran out of burgers, rosé and sun cream, and I leapt on the balmy …

Recipes

Coconut Custard and Rhubarb Tart

Dairy-free, flourless, kosher for Passover, and pretty in pink—this rhubarb-topped tart is just the thing for all of your spring celebrations. Adding …

Stretching and Flexibility Exercises for Athletes

Stretching and flexibility go hand in hand with sports for a variety of reasons. Stretching not only feels good, but it helps an athlete maintain an …

Selena Gomez Strengthens Her Glutes With These 3 Pilates Moves

Selena Gomez isn’t afraid to get sweaty. The singer and mental health activist is a regular at Los Angeles-based Hot Pilates, where she tackles …

Why you don't need to cut out sugar to improve your health

Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness scene – …

5 Foods For Recovery

Your post-workout nutrition is not something to take lightly. That’s because what you put in your body after hitting the shower can play a huge role …

How to tell if eggs are fresh

You might make it a rule to never cry over spilt milk, but what about a stale egg?<p>When you’ve decided to make yourself eggs for breakfast or do a bit …

What Breaking the 4-Minute Mile Taught Us About the Limits of Conventional Thinking

The sad news of the passing of Roger Bannister, the first human being to run a four-minute mile, got me thinking about his legacy — not just as one of the great athletes of the past century, but as an innovator, a change agent, and an icon of success. As it turns out, when he broke through a …

15 Frittatas, Egg Bakes & Casseroles to Eat Anytime

While eggs are slapped with the label of "breakfast food," savvy home cooks know that eggs — and the comforting, protein-rich dishes you can make …

Breakfast

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

7 Strategies to Grow Your Facebook Audience

Live video needs to be a part of your social strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the beginning of the year, Mark Zuckerberg rocked the marketing world with a series of announcements stating that Facebook is going to usher in a great deal of changes in 2018 and …

Social Media

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

Why You Are Losing 10 IQ Points Every Time This Happens

You might even be better off smoking marijuana at work or missing a night's sleep.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. You are trying to complete a report for your boss, but every couple of minutes, your computer is alerting you to the fact you …

Time Management

Top CEOs Say These Are the 8 Habits You Need to Ditch If You Want to Be Successful

If you want the fame, big paychecks and respect, cut these mistakes from your repertoire.<p>None of us is going to win the I'm-Perfect Award any time soon. But we can at least try to prune away some of our faults. To give you a little direction, I asked leading CEOs what bad habits they think are the …

This Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Is Everything Your Life Needs

Although cauliflower is being served up 100 different ways than how I personally grew up eating it (plain and steamed or raw with a dip), I still …

Cauliflower

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

13 Inventive Bullet Journal Ideas

01 of 13<p>Helpful Ways to Maximize the Impact of a Bullet Journal<p>A bullet journal is mainly a planner that you can tailor to your specific needs. …

This morning mistake could be the reason you're still tired after 8 hours of sleep

A sleep expert reveals all…<p>Getting a full eight hours of sleep is often recommended to leave us feeling replenished and ready to jump out of bed in …

Sleep