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18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Slow Cookers

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

10 inspiring TED talks to boost your money goals

<b>TED is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1984 with the goal of spreading ideas in areas of technology, entertainment, and design, and has</b> …

The 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2018

1 of 51<p>50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>The Bomb Maker, by Thomas Perry<p>3 of 51<p>Gnomon, by Nick Harkaway<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

19 Healthy Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Meals that make eating healthy seriously easy...and tasty.

Healthy Eating

Our 25 Favorite Oprah’s Book Club and Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 Picks

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail<p>Cheryl Strayed<p>In her early 20s, Cheryl Strayed was mourning the premature death of her mother. She drifted for a while, unable to cope with her grief. Strayed decided to take herself away from everything by hiking the Pacific Coast Trail, which runs from …

Books

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

How to Make a Week's Worth of Amazing Lunches in 2 Hours

Meal prep is the key to Feel Good Food Plan success.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Even when I am not in January reset mode, Sundays are all about getting food together for the week. Lunches and weekday dinners …

Food

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

Apps

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

The 10 most popular fiction books of 2017

We can't say no to a psychological thriller, by the looks of it.<p>Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in 2017, that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 …

30 Whole30 Lunch Recipes You Can Make in Half an Hour

Eat whole foods to feel whole.<p>December 11, 2017<p>That bowl of leftover pasta slowing you down after your lunch break at work? Feeling like you need to …

Healthy Eating

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Quinoa for Breakfast

I probably don't need to sell you on the idea of eating quinoa. Although it's technically a seed, quinoa has quickly become the trendiest way to fill …

Breakfast

7 Books to Gift the Avid Reader In Your Life

‘Tis the season to gift all your friends books. That’s what Christmas is all about, right? But say you have this friend who’s read <i>every</i> book <i></i>you’ve …

The Letters of Sylvia Plath and the Transformation of a Poet’s Voice

In July, 1947, while at summer camp in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, a fourteen-year-old Sylvia Plath wrote a letter to her mother, Aurelia Schober Plath. “I am very busy, but not too much to write regularly to you,” she writes. “Last night I had three big helpings of potatoes (mashed) and …

Greens single out 13 companies that paid no tax yet donated to major parties

Thirteen companies that paid no tax in 2015-16 made $1.7m in political donations to the Liberal and Labor parties in that year, the Greens have complained.<p>On Thursday the Australian tax office released fresh tax data that showed 36% of the 2,043 largest public companies and multinational entities …

The Controversial—and Heartbreaking—Film Israel Doesn’t Want You to See

Grief is an inescapable condition, and sorrow a never-ending facet of life, in <i>Foxtrot</i>. As such, the film—Israel’s submission for this year’s Best …

Israel

315 Delicious Recipes For When You're Trying To Eat Lower Carb

Delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options, from all over the internet, that you'll definitely want to try.

Nutrition

These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

Books

8 Foods You Should Stop Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Weight loss is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. Every year, tons of men and women declare that they're going to stick to a strict diet …

Everything I Believed About Carbs Is Wrong

Similar to many, I carry extra weight in my midsection. Despite my Herculean efforts to crunch, plank, and cardio-blast away my excess abdominal fat, …

Best Books of 2017 : NPR

Use the filters below to explore more than 350 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. (You can also combine filters!) Want even more recommendations? Check out our favorite books from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008<p>Filter by: ו <i></i><br>Clear filters<br>• Staff Picks<br>• Biography & …

5 Veggie-Packed Dinners I Eat When I Have My Act Together

You might assume that food bloggers cook big dinners every night, but that's not how my life works these days. I photograph my recipes in the …

17 Rotisserie Chicken Recipes That Make for Fast and Easy Meals

There’s something special about rotisserie chicken. Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s always perfectly moist. Or perhaps it’s the fact that obtaining …

Cooking

​Try This Filling Vegetarian Meal Plan for Weight Loss

New research shows it could help you drop more pounds.<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, there are tons of diets to choose from—and new research points to vegetarian diets as a promising option. For the study, which was published in the <i>Journal of the American College of Nutrition,</i> 74 participants cut …