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4 Mental-Health Apps That Are Cheaper Than Therapy

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>There are so many reasons why people aren’t in therapy when they’d like to be. …

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Books

11 Next-Level Gingerbread Cookies That Stir Up Tradition

Gingerbread cookies rarely rank as number one when it comes to the best Christmas cookies. They make the rounds every year because they're part of the holiday tradition, but when faced with competition from beautifully iced sugar cookies and chocolatey peppermint cookies they don't stand a chance …

Dessert

It doesn't have to hurt: How to use soft rollers and balls to gently melt away aches and pains

All sorts of fitness buffs have taken to using foam rollers on backs and arms and legs, but it's often a no-pain, no-gain venture. That made no sense to the developer of a gentler way to self-massage muscles and other troublesome areas of the body.<p>"If you are in pain, why would you cause pain to …

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the holidays.<p>As soon as the …

Dessert

19 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Self-improvement

Death by sugar

How the sweet killer is fuelling the biggest health crisis of our time<p><i>Health Canada has announced a new food label proposal that would, among other</i> …

35 Quotes From Tony Robbins: How To Become Extraordinary And Successful

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”<p>“We can change our lives. …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

Cute

After joining Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In movement, women get jobs, raises, and dump their boyfriends

Apparently, joining such a circle can have a profound impact on a woman's life almost immediately, Sandberg told Inc Magazine's Jeff Bercovici.<p>Within six months of joining, women "get raises. They get new jobs. They run for office. They change the dynamics they have with their partners. Some of …

David Sandberg

Articles about 15 super unique libraries around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...<p>With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>The Dutch designer spoke about the …

Bjarke Ingels

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Productivity

12 Simple Things Couples Can Do To Fall In Love All Over Again

1. Exchange “This Is Why I Love You” lists.<p>There’s no better way to remember exactly why you love someone than to sit down and write out a list of …

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

Book Review: I Take You by Eliza Kennedy

I did not think I was going to enjoy this book after reading the first two chapters. My uncertainty had a lot to do with the fact that the MC, Lily …

Straight to Hell Book Review

The author, John LeFevre, has enjoyed a distinguished career in international finance (per his Amazon author page). He joined Salomon Brothers as a …

Human Resources

White Chocolate and Raspberry Muffins

Quite simple and incredibly delicious, moist, fluffy white chocolate and raspberry muffins.<p>Another on of my favorites, yes , I have an endless list …

Cooking the Books: French baking simple and elegant

The French are known for wine, looking effortlessly chic as well as their mouthwatering, delicate and somewhat intimidating pastries.<p>Or so most of us …