Lauren Monroe

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15 Things To Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

You have to try these 11 absurdly good foods next time you're in NYC

It's hard to figure out where to eat when you're in a new city — especially in New York, which is full of restaurants and food trucks.<p>But there's one unlikely place where the most unique and bizarre food samplings in any city can be found: Instagram. It's the perfect platform for figuring out where …

Ice Cream

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Smart is smart. That’s obvious. But how exactly do you become smart? And how do you turn yourself into a productivity ninja? Generally, smart people …

The massively popular Instagrammer who follows his girlfriend around the world just got married, and the pictures are stunning

<b>In 2012, the world fell in love with the Instagram account of a woman leading her photographer boyfriend around the world.</b><p><b>Moscow-based Murad Osmann and his girlfriend, Natalia Zakharova, filled their Instagram accounts with gorgeous travel photos of rice fields in Bali, the streets of Barcelona,</b> …

7 Questions to Improve Employee Retention | Inc.com

When was the last time you read an article praising annual employee reviews?<p>Chances are, it's been a while. Most organizations now realize that assessments of employee satisfaction should occur far more frequently than once a year.<p>Asking How You Are, More Often<p>One company trying to make this happen …

Employee Engagement

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

NASA is investing in eco-friendly supersonic airplane travel

Unless you have access to a F-22 fighter jet, you probably haven’t been able to fly faster than the speed of sound since the last Concorde flight in 2003. NASA wants to change this. The agency said that it is spending over $6 million to fund research into cheaper and greener supersonic travel.<p>This …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness, the practice of staying aware and in sync with yourself and your surroundings often characterized by sitting in total silence with legs …

Behold 'The WaterNest': An Eco-Conscious, High-Tech Luxury Home That Floats

Designed to float on calm bodies of blue, EcoFloLife’s “WaterNest” is a far cry from your run-of-the-mill “house on water.”<p>Constructed wholly out of repurposed aluminum and laminated reclaimed timber, the UK-based company’s 98% recyclable pad offers a simple lifestyle steeped in nature, though one …

Luxury Lifestyle

Pablo Picasso Wedding Inspiration

One of my lesser-known loves is art history, so you can imagine my delight when I saw this styled shoot from Sarah McKenzie in my inbox. I’ve long …

Six Useful Entrepreneurship MOOCs

The Six Best Entrepreneurship MOOCs<p>It can be challenging for budding entrepreneurs to know how to get started with setting up and building a …

How To Create A Morning Routine That Changes Your Life

Through high school and the first years of college I always had problems sticking to habits and getting things done.<p>I can still remember sleeping in …

9 Things I Learned from Talking to 9 Millionaires

When I began interviewing business leaders for my podcast <i>The Inbox Inspiration</i>, I didn’t realize the impact it would have on me. Getting the …

32 Places To Shop For Home Decor Online That You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Ikea and Pottery Barn are great, but there are so many other options. The products in this post were updated in November 2017.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Happiness

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

50 Pieces Of Expert Advice On How To Have A Happy Marriage From 50 Marriage Professionals

The YourTango Experts share their best marriage advice.<p>We’ve asked 50 YourTango Experts to share their best marriage advice. Here are what may well …

National Geographic Travel

Make the Ultimate Chicken Parmesan -- on the Grill

I'm going to take a break from telling you about exotic dishes from my travels around Planet Barbecue, or icons of barbecue, with the attendant disputes: charcoal versus wood; dry rub versus wet; mustard versus vinegar sauce, etc.<p>Instead I'll tell you what I, Steven Raichlen, am grilling now--at …

BBQ

The Beginner's Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

Cooking

Seven Habits Of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

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5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW. Thinkstock 1. Types o […]

Interior Design

This infographic shows your life — in weeks

Tim Urban has created a wonderful series of infographics over at "Wait But Why."<p>The graphics illustrate "your life in weeks."<p>If you're an American male and you make it to the average life expectancy of just over 76 years, you'll live about 3,962 weeks.<p>If you're a American female, you'll probably …

Infographics