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Classic Banana Bread

Step 5<p><b>Kid-Friendly Upgrades:</b><p><i>Upgrade 1</i><b><br>Marble it.</b> Stir 1 cup batter and 1/2 cup melted semisweet chocolate chips together in a small bowl. Spoon plain …

5 Family-Friendly Dinners You Need to Try

Is it time to branch out from the same few meals you make over and over again? <i>Everyone</i> in my family gave these recipes an enthusiastic thumbs-up.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>This delicious pasta dish is adapted from <i>Lidia's Italian Table</i> by Lidia Bastianich. Not only is it quick and easy …

Insecurities: Where They Start and How to Get Rid of Them

Insecurities. We've all got 'em. The million dollar question is, is it possible to get rid of them? Although most of us will probably never be completely insecurity free, I believe that it is possible to work toward a goal of reducing our insecurities. First, we have to pinpoint where they stem …

To Win the War Against Women, You Need Leverage

As I wrote previously, America must grasp with the broader issue of the mistreatment of women both nationally and around the world. The disempowerment of women transcends any single issue such as rape or domestic violence. Any woman or man that supports women (enemies of women notwithstanding) …

Nice Girl Rehab: Israeli Style

I was a self-described Toxic Nice Girl for most of my life. A Conflict Avoiding Ninja. "It's okay" was emblazoned on my forehead. You know the deal.<p>If you are an American woman between the ages of 10 and 100, like me, you have been socialized to apologize for breathing, taking up space, not being …

Why Suicide Is Not the Answer to Your Problems

You are at the end of your rope, and you can't take it any much longer. You are in pain, and you are suffering, and you feel there is no hope. The first thing that you need to do is to seek the services of a professional counselor. As a published author of a managing fear book and as a layman, here …

Planting the Seed

I've been through a lot of things in my life. I mean, I'm practically the star of the next <i>Lifetime</i> original movie, and I've miraculously "overcome the odds" and have "become such a talented young woman," but you don't know how many pizza bagels I can fit into my mouth at once. I guess what I'm …

The Upside of Pessimism

The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.<p>I have pretty low expectations for this article. Oh sure, I spent a lot of time on it, and I personally think it’s a great read. But I’m kind of …

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

BEIRUT (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with …

The 1 Minute Blog: Jolie-Pitt Goodwill

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been moonlighting for years, filling their off hours with goodwill.<p>They have traipsed the world over, donating time and money to the less fortunate. They have created a family of world citizens in the process.<p>The secret wedding on Aug. 23 at Chateau Miraval in …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do

You've had your smartphone for a while. But let's face it: you've never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens.<p>You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was even possible. Friends don't let friends have …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …