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11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

Books

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Amazon, Dell, and 23 more companies that will let you work from anywhere

<b>• In 2016, about 43% percent of Americans worked from home at least once in a while, according to Gallup.</b><p><b>• FlexJobs recently released a list of the best companies when it comes to telecommuting.</b><p><b>• The companies are from a range of industries and include some big names like Amazon and Hilton.</b><p>Being …

Employment

Missing cat returns home after 15 years

A family have been left in shock after their cat, which went missing 15 years ago, has been found.<p>Originally from Cornwall, Winston the cat disappeared back in 2002 after his owner, Janet Barnes, moved in with her new husband, Peter.<p>The couple said Winston would often go off on his own, but they …

Recreating Café Gratitude's Vegan Nachos

The best vegan nachos on the market, now easily made at home!<p>January 03, 2018<p>Living in San Diego, I'm dangerously close to Café Gratitude, one of my …

28 surprising things that affect whether you get hired

1. The time of your interview<p>Apparently, 10:30 a.m. on a Tuesday is the best time for you to schedule an interview, reports Glassdoor. People are …

12 Ways To Be A Less Toxic Person In 2018

Does the 2003 Britney Spears classic "Toxic" speak to you like no other song? Are you totally unable to name your best friend's birthday? Do you make …

Self-help

Best ever vegan recipes

The rules of vegan diets can be tricky, but we've pulled together a collection of 31 vegan recipes for you to choose from - be inspired by salads, …

Chilling Reads: The Top 20 Thrillers to Read This Winter Season

This exhilarating debut <b></b>follows six college students as they embark on a summer getaway to a farmhouse. Everything goes well until they meet Severine, the girl next door. Kate Channing, one of the students, finds Severine to be a nuisance. One thing leads to another, and there is a huge altercation …

The best books I read in 2017

Books to better understand Trump, to defend yourself from information overload, to imagine the future.<p>On my podcast, I close each conversation by asking my guest to recommend three books. Here, at the end of 2017, I thought I’d answer my own question, or at least a variant of it.<p>I shifted my …

Recipe: Tofu Chickpea Stir-Fry with Tahini Sauce

Tofu Chickpea Stir-Fry with Tahini Sauce<p>Serves 3 to 4<p><i>For the sauce:</i> <br>1/3 cup water <br>1/4 cup tahini <br>2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce <br>2 tablespoons rice …

'My mum cut me out when my step father’s crippling abuse left me pregnant – these are the scars it left'

The hurt and pain of a sex attack can last for many years, especially if it was done by a person you trusted.<p>It was 15 years ago Robert Stuart …

16 Tiny Habits That Might Just Change Your Life In 2018

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

11 little-known symptoms of depression

Depression isn't one-size-fits-all. Here's what to look for if you think you — or a loved one — might be depressed.<p>Sometimes it's obvious that you, …

World Health Organization

8 Meat-Free Mains For the Vegans and Vegetarians at Your Feast

If you're planning a big Christmas feast, you've probably got a few meaty and poultry mains in mind. While you plan, don't forget any possible vegans …

Recipes

Lentil Cottage Pie… gluten-free, vegan, feel-good comfort food

I’ve gone bonkers for potatoes lately, enjoying them most days in one way shape or form. Have rather bizarrely gone almost completely off grains at …

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

Leadership

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Healthy Eating

4 Unmistakable Signs It's Time to Leave Your Company

Toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care, lost productivity, and more.<p>A 2009 survey conducted by Mitchell Kusy and Elizabeth Holloway, authors of <i>T</i><i>oxic Workplace! Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power</i>, found that 64 percent …

The Workplace

21 Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Soup and Curry

Lentils may not be the most attractive ingredient in town, but that doesn’t mean they should be avoided. Full of protein and fiber, easy to prepare, …

Healthy Eating

Strudel The Obese Dog's Fitness Journey Is Nothing Short Of Inspiring

The "gentle giant's" progress has made her a "miracle of a pup," her foster mom says.<p>The dramatic weight loss of a severely chunky golden retriever mix could be an inspiration to people caring for overweight pets.<p>Obesity is a real problem for cats and dogs in the United States, and extra pounds can …

15 Meatless Recipes to Make with Lentils

My husband used to doubt that meatless meals would actually fill him up, but I knew otherwise. So to convince him, I rotated plenty of lentil-heavy …

It’s a bad, mad world, so here are three books about women conquering evil

Ausma Zehanat Khan’s latest, <b>The Bloodprint</b> (Harper Voyager), pits an order of women devoted to the written word against a patriarchal religion dominating the world. Arian is one of the Companions of Hira, formed to combat the one-eyed preacher and his empire, the Talisman. The Taliban, I mean the</i> …

Books

A Girl Screamed So Hard at a One Direction Concert That Her Lungs Collapsed

Doctors have never seen this before.<p>Turns out there's a fine line between 'screaming at the top of your lungs' and 'screaming until your lungs …

Putin gets a puppy, and we have a lot of feelings about it

Oct. 7 marked Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s 65th birthday. But Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the president of Turkmenistan, gave Putin a late …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It

Actions speak louder than words.<p>I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going …

Self-improvement

Best Sci-fi and Fantasy Books of October 2017

“There are no vampires in Japan. That is the position of the Emperor. The Emperor is wrong…”<p>In 1899 Geneviève Dieudonné travels to Japan with a group …

Books

18 Book Characters That Accurately Represent Mental Illness

“My experience reading this book was so cathartic and cleansing.”

Here Are 51 New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Choose From in October

October is here, and our list of new scifi and fantasy books is as overstuffed as a trick-or-treat bag carried by a kid who walked the same …

Books