Kelsey Bower

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This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Hollywood's 50 Best Dressed: See All the Women Who Made Our List and Make Your Own Top 10

In our increasingly image-driven era, ruling the red carpet is not as simple as it used to be. The stakes have never been higher for stars to make an …

Set It And Forget Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I am a lover of all things fall - from the leaves and pumpkins to cozy sweaters and Ugg boots, I adore it all - especially apple season.<p>A neighboring city hosts an Apple Butter Festival every October. It's full of holiday crafts, historical reenactments, and of course amazing food. Although I love …

7 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Dinner

There's something about fall and slow cookers that go hand-in-hand. Maybe it's because school is back in session and easy prep meals are a must? Or maybe it's the cool breeze making me crave something extra warm? Either way here are seven of my favorite slow cooker recipes to heat up this fall.<p><b>1.</b> …

Hold those shorter days at bay with blooms – and keep pollinators happy, too<p>There’s a distinct chill to the air and a softer, golden quality to the morning light, which can mean only one thing: autumn is on its way. But it is possible to hold shorter days at bay with these late-season flowering …

Plants

What I learned from writing over 800,000 words in two years

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). Now, he’s selling his future.</i><p>Writing didn’t come naturally to me, therefore I had to set daily intentions.When I decided I wanted to write more consistently, I sat …

Snag Rodarte's New Limited Edition Scarf Inspired by Central Park

Kate and Laura Mulleavy may be based in Los Angeles, but the sister duo behind hot indie label Rodarte is showing some love for New York.<p>The Mulleavy …

The One Trick To Improve Your Sex Life

<b>So what if you’re married? Sex doesn’t have to be such a struggle.</b><p>Everyday, at least three times a day, I get an email from a concerned spouse …

Social Media

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Ecology

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit of Happiness to Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …