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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

10 Easy Pieces: Permeable Pavers

Pavers have their own language: They can be porous, permeable, or pervious. All three types are designed with sustainability in mind, to filter …

This Four-Ingredient Topping Will Enhance the Flavor of (Almost) Anything

This nut and seed crumble is packed with good-for-you omega-3s.<p>Sometimes all you need is a little sprinkle of something truly transformative to …

30 Low-Glycemic Foods That Won't Eff With Your Blood Sugar

Stable blood sugar = less PIA cravings.<p>It's a tale as old as time: You eat a huge-ass cupcake, get a surge of energy—and then 30 minutes later you crash.<p>Well, a lot of foods beyond desserts (like brown rice, peas, and even some vegetables) can also mess with your blood sugar and cause this same …

Nutrition

Los Angeles Is Painting the Streets White (Again), and Your City Might Be Next

Last spring, the Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services tested a new, creative approach to combat the rising temperatures in the city center. The …

Update Estate Plans in Light of New Tax Law

Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.<p>The new tax law has led some …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Be Eating For A Faster Metabolism

You <i>can</i> combine better gut health goals with your desire to boost your metabolism for increased energy and maximum fat loss — and it’s easier than you …

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these 2 skills.<p>Everyone has a great boss story. Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a midsize hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his servant-leadership …

Leadership

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

20 IKEA Hacks You’ll See Everywhere in 2018

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15 Sick Day Recipes That’ll Get You Back on Your Feet in a Jiffy

There’s absolutely <i>nothing</i> wrong with taking a sick day when you need it, but it’s totally normal to want to get back on your feet ASAP. You’re a busy woman, after all! You’ve probably tried eating chicken noodle soup and drinking plenty of green juice to make you feel better, but if those aren’t …

Immune System

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

5 Anti-Anxiety Foods and Their Key Components to Help Calm Your Nerves

If you have a craving for Mexican food, or a dessert of berries and chocolate, you may be looking for a dose of anti-anxiety foods—and you wouldn't …

Why Aloe Vera Should Be in Your Garden and the Best Way to Grow It

Most of the time, when we think of gardens, our minds wander to either delicious fresh vegetables or colorful flowers, and these are definitely two …

Want to Know What Drives You? These 4 Personality Types Are the Key

Has a sudden jolt of personal insight ever blown your mind?<p>When I recently took Gretchen Rubin’s quiz at a friend’s suggestion, complete aha-ness …

Baby Showers

9 Signs an Employee Is Exceptionally Productive (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

The most productive people do a lot more than just stay busy.<p>Many people stay busy. After all, checking items off a to-do list isn't hard.<p>What's hard is checking the <i>right</i> things off your to-do list, completing the <i>right</i> projects, and getting the <i>right</i> stuff done. That's when an employee goes from …

The Best Salad Greens, Ranked By Nutrition

Eat better salads.<p>It’s pretty well understood that salads are good for you. As long as you’re careful with a restaurant’s menu options, you can count on doing right by your body with a bed of greens.<p>But, not all greens are created equal and some contain significantly more nutrition than others. …

Nutrition

7 Ways People Will Hold You Back--If You Let Them

Don't allow anyone to make you feel less than you are.<p>Think about the people you've encountered throughout your professional life. There's probably a range, with some who have gone out of their way to help you learn and grow, others who may have helped a bit when it wasn't too much trouble, and …

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents

Succulents look best against a backdrop that shows off their textures and shapes. Think gravel garden, for instance. Or container gardens: succulents …

Adobe Debuts New Photoshop Tutorial Series on YouTube for Beginners

Adobe has launched a new Photoshop tutorial series for beginners on its YouTube channel, titled “3, 2, 1… Photoshop!”<p>The series is hosted by Adobe …

The Importance of Contrast in Interior Design (Plus, How to Make It Work for You)

Interior design buffs know how important a room’s first impression can be. There are some spaces that, upon first glance, make your breath catch …

20 new tutorials for 2017 to improve your graphic design

However experienced and knowledgeable you get, you never stop learning – and great tutorials can teach you how to take advantage of new technologies, …

Graphic Design

Cleaning a Dirty Sponge Only Helps Its Worst Bacteria, Study Says

Stop. Drop the sponge and step away from the microwave.<p>That squishy cleaning apparatus is a microscopic universe, teeming with countless bacteria. Some people may think that microwaving a sponge kills its tiny residents, but they are only partly right. It may nuke the weak ones, but the strongest, …

Cleaning

5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

Schadenfreude

Grow Tomatoes From the Seeds of the Tomato You’re Eating

The tomato has many claims to fame. A fruit used as a vegetable, it’s the first ingredient in cans of Chef Boyardee Beef Ravioli and the reason soggy …

We visited Whole Foods and Trader Joe's to see which one is better — and the winner is clear

Whole Foods has been desperately trying to shed its "Whole Paycheck" reputation for years as it loses millions of customers to grocery store rivals like Kroger and Trader Joe's.<p>The news that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion could make the upscale grocery brand a lot more …

Trader Joe's

It's Official: These Are the 14 Best Foods to Fight Bloating

Pretty much everyone has experienced bloating at one point or another. Not only is it uncomfortable, but stomach bloat can also change how your …

Wellness

How to add a living wall

A vertical garden is truly a living wall. It generates oxygen while offering a visual focal point that’s arguably as stunning as, and more affordable than, a piece of fine art. While a vertical garden requires more maintenance than most other wall coverings, it brings texture, energy and life to a …

Landscaping