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9 steps to saving a $10,000 emergency fund

Building up your savings isn't easy. After all, a whopping 62 percent of Americans have under $1,000 in savings, found a GOBankingRates survey. And, only 14 percent have $10,000 or more.<p>But having a significant amount of money saved is extremely important, especially if an emergency hits. To make …

Personal Finance

We Created the Perfect Cupcake Recipe (And Yes, There’s Lots of Frosting)

From this day forth, you will need no other cupcake recipe.<p>Our resident baking savant and senior associate food editor <b>Claire Saffitz's</b> idea of a good time involves whipping up homemade bagels on the fly. There's no one else we trust more to develop the cupcake recipe of our dreams, and she came up …

Dessert

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

12 Dollar Store Finds That Make Amazing Kitchen Organizers

It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.<p>It doesn't have to cost a fortune to streamline your cooking space.

The 6 Career Advice Books All Successful People Read

Yes, your parents may have read these books too, but sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you’re looking for a new job or just wanting to move up in your current career, …

Self-improvement

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

A former Fortune 500 CEO and entrepreneurs who’ve built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies share how they motivate themselves …

A Tender, Melting Cookie with Bright Australian Flavor

Inspired by an old <i>Australian Women's Weekly</i> magazine recipe (the sort of recipe that my mother might have cut out), the classic Melting Moments are soft and delicate cookies sandwiching a simple buttercream flavored with some lemon juice and zest.<p>But it's common to find other typically Australian …

5 Fears You Need to Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

I still remember the day I realized that my life needed to change, vividly.<p>My mind had already been made up about how I was going to look and feel for the rest of my life: Deeply uncomfortable in my own skin, struggling to manage a dysfunctional relationship with food, and always hating how I …

10 Best and Worst Deals at Home Depot

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>In 1978, Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank were fired from Handy Dan Home Improvement Centers -- and that might have been the best thing to ever happen to them. Fourteen months later they opened the first two Home Depots, the start of an international success.<p><i>Visit</i> …

11 Tiramisu-Inspired Dessert Recipes Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

The distinct flavors of strong espresso, soft and creamy mascarpone cream, fluffy ladyfinger biscuits and a generous dusting of cocoa powder are just a few reasons tiramisu is still a crowd favorite. But making a classic tiramisu cake at home can be a daunting process, and it takes both time and …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

Mocha Meringues With Espresso Ice Cream

Light-as-air meringues are a crisp and crunchy foil for a creamy ice cream filling. Martha made this recipe on episode 507 of Martha Bakes.

The Easy Steps That Helped Me Lose More Than 175 Pounds

Jennifer Downard decided once and for all that she wanted to lose weight—and used these simple strategies to do it.<p><b>Before:</b> 373 <b>After:</b> 198<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>My family and I have always been overweight. I don't want to blame my parents, but they pretty much let my brother and me eat whatever we wanted when …

Hate exercise? These are the fitness motivation tips you need to read

4 fitness-loving pros share their tips for squeezing exercise and wellness into even the busiest of schedules and making the most of your workouts too<p>…

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How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

5 Unusual Ways To Maintain Your Motivation

There are any number of posts, books and videos that will talk to you about motivation and offer all sorts of advice. Some of that advice can be …

Motivation

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

9 Essential Career Habits That Will Propel Your Success

We are all creatures of habit. Every single day, we execute a series of behaviors that take us from morning, through noon, and into night. Largely, these aren't well-considered actions; they're the result of repeated behaviors -- habits that have been ingrained in us.<p>In a study conducted by David …

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

Want to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Here Is the Quality You Need to Improve

This trait is often misunderstood.<p>Few people truly understand it, and even fewer demonstrate it effectively. It's missing in the disconnected team leader, in the dysfunctional family as well.<p>What is "it"? The quality of empathy.<p>Oxford defines empathy as "the ability to understand and share the …

Emotional Intelligence

The Coffee-Spiked Cake That Spanned Generations (and Families)

Several years ago, my sister Sheila and I lost one of our favorite recipes. Our mother Dorothy's Honey Cake had always been the star of our holiday celebrations, but the handwritten recipe had been misplaced. No matter how many times we tried to substitute other recipes for the Honey Cake, they all …

Hungarian Coffee Cake

Sarabeth Levine | Sarabeth’s Good Morning Cookbook | Rizzoli, 2015My daughters go crazy every time I make this Hungarian coffee cake. It was a …

Baking

15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …

Bookmark These Make-Ahead Baked Oatmeal Recipes

To say the least, weekday mornings can be pretty busy. Getting the kids (and yourself) ready to go, squeezing in a workout, making sure all stomachs are filled with delicious and healthy breakfast. Honestly, who has time to do it all? Well, we’ve teamed up with our friends at The Quaker Oats …

6 Decor Secrets To A Perfectly Styled Bookcase

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

How Often Should a Happy Couple Have Sex?

An investigation<p>Men aren’t the only ones who feel self-conscious about how often they’re having sex. (Wait: You do, right, men? I know nothing about you. I kind of just assumed.)<p>When a woman complains to her friends that she’s having a rough patch with her boyfriend, the first thing they’ll ask is …

The Beachbody Blog | Fitness Tips, Nutrition Advice & Healthy Recipes

RecipesShakeology Recipes for Every Flavor By Beachbody; April 30, 2018<p>NutritionHow to Meal Prep When You Travel By Kirsten Morningstar; October 12, …

Kids Are Getting Addicted To an App-Enabled Toothbrush That Works Too Well

Philips Sonicare, the brand behind popular electronic toothbrushes, recently released a device that accomplished the inconceivable: It made oral …