Laini Madhubuti

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6 Condiments That Can Moonlight as Pasta Sauce

Why you should be putting harissa on your pasta—really!<p>Every home cook should have a handful (er, panful) of pasta sauces they know and love that they can whip up at a moment’s notice. Marinara, pesto, carbonara—you know those guys. But the beauty of pasta is that it can also come together in …


Tea Sandwiches

These easy tea sandwich recipes include smoked salmon and preserved lemon tea sandwiches, cucumber-rye tea sandwiches and more delicious recipes.




Dan He (Womenswear), Jordan Byron Britton (Millinery), Shaungshuang Wang (Jewellery)

The 10 Best Sneaker Brands In The World

Indulge your sports shoe habit with an international tour of options.<p>Ethiopia: Sawa


A Practical Guide To Start Meditating Every Day

When we think of changing or taking on a new challenge, we think about preparing our bodies and making external physical changes. But a very powerful …


3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you …


The Daily Routines of 12 Famous Writers (And How They Can Help You Succeed)

How many people die with their best work still inside them?<p>We often assume that great things are done by those who were blessed with natural talent, genius, and skill. But how many great things could have been done by people who never fully realized their potential? I think many of us, myself …

Writing a Haiku Every Day Changed My Life

It started how most things I do start, as an accident and a promise to no one other than myself. I have always set challenges for myself before the reasons for them ever came to light, often for no other purpose than the challenge itself. Over six years ago, sitting on an airplane home from …

Stop Being Intimidated by Wine, America

We've put wine on a pedestal for way too long. It's time to make it fun (and accessible, and not scary) again.<p>America, we have a wine problem. No, this isn’t <i>that</i> kind of intervention.<p>When was the last time you felt embarrassed and clueless when ordering juice, ice cream, or smoothies? Now, how …

Ice Cream

Rum 101



<i>Dion Lee S/S 2016</i>

Raising the Bar on, uh, Home Bars: The Bottles You Really Need

Let's move this party to the living room: Here's how to stock your home bar with the best bottles of sipping neat and mixing.<p>Sure, we love a good cocktail bar. But we've got to be honest: Sometimes, there's nothing better than coming home after a long day of work, pulling on pajamas, and knocking …


This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

The Practice of Forgiveness

Buddhist psychology offers specific teachings and practices for the development of forgiveness. Like the practice of compassion, forgiveness does not …

Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand, <i>Unbroken</i>

Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Love in the Time of Cholera</i>

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

How to Write Brilliant Blog Posts: 5 Tips from Psychology

<i>This is a guest contribution from Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology.</i><p>Are you ready to rock a brilliant blog post? Do you want to write faster, …

10 Cool DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY home improvement project may be just what the doctor ordered. We've …

Home Improvement

Braless, Flawless? Making the Case for the Barely There Tank

“Titty <i>what</i>?!” Fashion News Writer <b>Liana Satenstein</b> shrieked.<p>“Titty <i>tank</i>,” I replied, swirling around in my office chair to meet eye to eye with my colleague.<p>Liana and I were in the midst of one of our daily fashion chats, and I had just made mention of the cheeky nickname I have for one of …

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

6 Ways Phenomenal Leaders Exude Power and Authority |

Have you ever noticed that some individuals seem to “own the room” the moment they enter it? Even before he says something, even if nobody knows her, the room goes quiet. Everyone immediately senses “this is the leader.”<p>Conventional wisdom says that if you “dress for success” you’ll have more …

Public Speaking

Emily Griffin, Love the One You’re With

Emily Griffin, <i>Love the One You’re With</i>