Kiley Giroux

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Happy people do these 11 special things (according to psychologists)

When you think about it, it’s our habits that define us. Our habits can either make us happier and more successful or they can thwart us from …

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Ultimate Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients<p>3 cups elbow macaroni (about 450 g)<br>• 3 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 cloves garlic minced<br>• 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme<br>• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 4 cups …

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

Cooking

There's a reason time seems to speed up as you age — but it's possible to slow it down

Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from the same time period — between the ages of 15 and 30.<p>That's the time period when six of the 10 most important events in a person's life typically happen, according to a 2004 study: …

Love

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

25 Cozy Slow-Cooker Meals That Basically Make Themselves

The ultimate comfort food recipes, right this way.

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

YUM.<p>There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached …

Dessert

5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

While the most important thing is to eat a variety of vegetables prepared in a variety of ways, sometimes cooked vegetables are better than raw. …

9 yoga poses to try if you have lower back pain

Now that’s it’s 2017, pretty much everyone on this great big planet has heard that yoga is good for them. For those holdouts out there with …

10 Crowd-Pleasing Soups That Are Perfect for Empty Bowls

Are you thinking of hosting an Empty Bowls gathering in your area? Empty Bowls is about raising funds and awareness to fight hunger and building …

Vegetarian

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

La La Land

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

How the Queen of Meal Prep Makes 50 Meals for $125

Making 50 meals in only six hours and for less than $150 sounds like a challenge, but for Katie Purssell, it's just a regular Sunday afternoon.<p>Not …

These Are the Best Ingredients to Add to Your Shake Pre- and Post-Workout

Here's a breakdown of when you want each ingredient and why<p>Protein, carbohydrates, and creatine are three common ingredients for pre- and post-workout shakes. And when you drink them in relation to getting your exercise in does in fact impact which ingredients you should include. (For a workout …

6 best exercise classes for mental health

Work out your mind as well as your body<p>Yes, we know: getting sweaty does wonders for our physiques, but what about our psyches? Exercise is now …

5 Yoga Moves You're Probably Doing Wrong—and How to Fix Them

Score more benefits from your flow and prevent injury by avoiding these form mistakes, as demonstrated by celebrity yoga instructor Kristin …

Harvard Course on Positive Psychology: Watch 30 Lectures from the University’s Extremely Popular Course

Several years back Tal Ben-Shahar taught a course on Positive Psychology at Harvard, which became, at least for a while, the most popular course at …

Happiness

What Is Situational Depression? Oprah Opens Up About Extreme Sadness

In a new interview with <i>Vogue</i>, Oprah Winfrey reminded us that yes, she really <i>is</i> human and even she is susceptible to bouts of extreme sadness.<p>“I shall …

How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

Nonverbal clues that someone isn’t telling the truth.<p>If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the …

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Habitual cannabis use alters brain oxygen

Tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in cannabis, is linked to changes in how oxygen "travels" through the brain. This may correlate with …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Bag Hag: How to Make Upcycled Grocery Totes with Old T-Shirts (in 5 Minutes)

Last weekend, Jeff and I cleaned out our dresser and when we got to the pajama drawers, I realized that the pjs section is starting to consist almost …

Sewing

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

The Best To-Go Breakfast You've Probably Never Considered

There are certain foods, I’m convinced, that are so familiar to us that we don’t crave unless they’re out of context.<p>Example? Potatoes. I grew up in …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scallion Pancakes

Dipping sauce:<p>1 1/2 cups low-sodium soy sauce<br>• 1 tablespoon rice vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon hot chili paste, such as sriracha hot chili paste<br>• 1 tablespoon …