Krista Smith-Moroziuk

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Nostalgia: Why it is good for you

The past is not just a foreign country, but also one we are all exiled from. Like all exiles, we sometimes long to return. That longing is called nostalgia.<p>Whether it is triggered by a photograph, a first kiss or a treasured possession, nostalgia evokes a particular sense of time or place. We all …

6 Ways to Find Inner Peace No Matter What

Life is full of situations that we deem "wonderful": weddings, new babies, pay raises, promotions, and vacations. It's so easy to feel happy and content when these wonderful events occur in our lives.<p>But life is equally full of "terrible" situations: getting fired, having cancer or a serious …

5 Keys to Unlock Your Inner Happy

<i>When will I be happy?</i><p>Knowing my answer wont be what my client wants to hear, I answer, <i>Happiness is a choice</i>. Yet sometimes the act of choosing happiness makes us feel like we are faking it. So although "choose happiness" is still my "go to" answer, here are some other keys to being happy.<p><b>Live in</b> …

The 10 Thinking Errors That Will Hold You Back In Life

As we go about our daily routines, our internal monologue narrates our experience. Our self-talk is largely influenced by our underlying assumptions and beliefs and sometimes, our conscious thoughts aren’t necessarily accurate.<p>Our thoughts greatly influence the way we feel and the way we behave. …

The Powerful Head Games Only Your Own Brain Can Play

<i>By Leigh Newman</i><p>Here are the ways we silently -- and secretly -- discourage ourselves from doing the things that would make us the happiest.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>4 Ways We Talk Ourselves Out Of What We Want<p>Leigh Newman is the books editor of Oprah.com and the author of the memoir Still Points North.

Children Reason Differently from Adults

Editor’s note: Brain Basics from <i>Scientific American Mind</i> is a series of short video primers on the brain and how we feel, think and act. Below is a …

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better.<p>Many studies and much research has been invested into the how and why behind our everyday actions and interactions. The results are revealing. If you are looking for a way …

Psychology

How To Mute Your Negative Inner Dialogue

Stop being your own worst critic. Here’s how you can clear your mind chatter and live in the now.<p>You’ve heard that voice in your head. You’ve lived with it for so long, you probably don’t even notice it anymore. What you do know is that this voice drives you crazy because it just won’t stop. It’s …

Self-help

7 weird things money does to your brain

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>The emerging field of neuroeconomics helps explain what your brain looks like on cash. It’s not always pretty<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>July 3, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Money is packed with meaning, and it impacts our personalities, …

This Video About Worry Will Really Make You Think

"Can you allow your mind to be quiet?"<p>British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question in his speech on worry, which he describes as "a mind in the grip of vicious circles." Tragedy & Hope wonderfully illustrates the cycle of worry in the video above, layering visual elements with Watts' original …

7 Taboos From a 17th-Century Coffeehouse

In the 17th century, London coffeehouses were evolving into consortiums of progressive academics, philosophers, doctors, and lawmakers, including …

Beautiful Color Photographs of Russia in the 1950s

Semyon Fridlan was a Russian photographer that worked at the state owned magazine, <i>OGONYOK</i>. He was a photographer who had the chance to travel to …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

Cosplay Pug Portraits Put an Adorable Spin on Game of Thrones

It’s Friday. And after some potentially unfortunate news, it might do to share something that will help you start the weekend off on a better note. …

Impress your friends with Leo Robitschek's summer cocktails

There's no better time to experiment with cocktails than the summer. In the latest installment of TODAY's "Imagine That in Your Kitchen" food trend series, we're talking all about cool cocktails. Wow your friends with a couple delicious drinks created by James Beard Award winning mixologist Leo …

How To: Easy Cat Eye with Benefit Cosmetics' New They're Real! Push-Up Liner

Juicy Fruit: The Grapefruit Lipstick Review

Hot enough for you? If you could use a mouth-full of cool citrus right about now, we’re serving it up fresh in the form of grapefruit-hued lipsticks: …

Magic Flan Cake

Life feels a little crazy right now because in two short months the manuscript for my second cookbook is due. As you can imagine, I've been spending …

A Fresh, Simple Italian Menu That Will Make You Feel Like You're in a Tuscan Vineyard!

When the sun is shining and you have a blissfully free afternoon ahead, adopt the Italian approach to meal planning. Create a menu from ingredients so fresh and flavorful that they need only minimal preparation. As you’re cooking, pause to enjoy the process -- mixing dough for pasta, squeezing …

Vegetables

Meet The French Bulldog With Better Taste Than You

This adorable Frenchie named Lily lives the life at designer-blogger Mark D. Sikes' chic Los Angeles home. In fact, her taste in decor is so discerning that she landed herself not only in the December 2011 issue of House Beautiful, but now the July 2014 issue of VERANDA (that's on stands now!).<p>Lily …

Los Angeles

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Peach Butter

Peach Butter from Nourished Kitchen• 15 pounds peaches (pitted and quartered)<br>• 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon<br>• 2 teaspoons ground ginger<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly …

16 Unconventional Ways To Make Your Daily Life More Peaceful

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kNEVBq<p>When all is said and done, my life is pretty relaxed. People don’t expect me to say that, …

SoundCloud iPhone App Revamp Caters to Listeners, Not Uploaders

When it comes to music streaming apps, the dozens of current options can be overwhelming. There are the major players like Pandora and Spotify, and there are the upstarts, like 8tracks and Hype Machine. But none are like SoundCloud—the popular music streaming service where established and …

Grilled Skirt Steak with Greek Salsa Recipe on Food52

• 20 ounces skirt steak<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes (like Sweet 100s), quartered<br>• 1 tablespoon red onion, minced<br>• 20 Picholine olives, pits removed, halved<br>• 1/2 tablespoon fresh oregano, minced<br>• 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<br>• Olive oil<br>• 1/4 cup good quality feta, crumbled<br>• Small …

Scallops and Prosciutto over Capellini Recipe on Food52

• .5 pounds small bay scallops<br>• 8-12 slices of prosciutto diced<br>• 8 cloves roasted garlic, pealed<br>• .5 cups white wine or champagne<br>• 3 tablespoons fresh basil<br>• flour for dusting<br>• salt and pepper<br>• Olive oil<br>• .5 pounds capellini pasta<p>In a large flat sided pan brown the prosciutto in a little olive oil. Remove the …