Mary Radisich

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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief review – horribly compelling study of a creepy organisation

Alex Gibney’s documentary convincingly argues that Scientology’s methods are exploitative, abusive and dysfunctional on a massive scale<p>As a study of group psychopathology and cult abuse, Alex Gibney’s documentary about Scientology is horribly compelling. Using interviews with ex-members such as …

My Spring Cleaning: Clutter, an Old Bowl, and the Collyer Brothers

It's spring cleaning time. I leave off a moment with my bright yellow little vacuum in my kitchen, to reflect how far I've come since a couple of spring cleanings ago.<p>Back then there was no spring cleaning here. No cheerful yellow vacuum. Just an ancient upright monstrosity standing abandoned in my …

30 Short and Simple Ideas for Soothing Self-Care

We know self-care is important.<p>We've all heard "you need to put on your own oxygen mask first!"<p>But self-care often gets pushed to the bottom of our priority list, if it even makes it on there in the first place.<p>Part of the problem is that when people think of self-care, they often think of things …

The Meditation Practice That Makes You Nicer, Healthier And More Focused

Compassion is often presented as something you provide for others, but it can also be something you have for yourself.<p>According to new research, a compassion-infused meditation tradition may help you reap the benefits of more positive thinking and self-kindness. Simply named 'compassion …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Tiny Houses: Are We Missing the Point?http://on.apttherapy.com/Yjr71D Many people want to live in smaller spaces, regardless of what they can afford...

Aunty: flexible, not flabby

I read Louise Evans’ Fairfax op-ed piece on Monday morning with a mixture of interest and revulsion. The latter response was partly because I knew …

The Key to the Best Chicken Fingers Ever

<i>by Matt Duckor</i><p>Photo: Romulo Yanes<p>"Aren't chicken fingers basically just fried chicken?" you might ask.<p>Absolutely not.<p>The chicken fingers of our childhood were glorious sticks of white breast meat, coated in a dubious, yet totally delicious breading that contained who-knew-what but got fried in oil …

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Ask the Kitchen Experts: Jersey Ice Cream Co.

Chances are, you’ve already admired the work of Jersey Ice Cream Co.‘s Tara Mangini and Percy Bright–the duo are longtime Remodelista favorites and …

Poignant Portraits of Americans in Debt Explore the Role Debt Plays in Our Personal Identity

For photographer Brittany M. Powell, debt isn’t just the subject of a personal portrait project, it’s a harsh reality that she’s had to face …

Have Doctors Joined the Working Class? | THCB

On September 28, 1864, exactly 150 years ago this weekend, the first meeting of the International Workingmen’s Association (IWA) was convened at St. …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

Five Home Goods To Splurge On (And Five Places To Save)

Looking to remodel? Here are five places to splurge—and five places where cheaper is fine.<p><i>Jonny Valiant</i><p>Budgeting for a home renovation is hard enough. The pressure to <i>spend spend spen</i><i>d</i> on top of that? Disaster. Sure, there are some home goods where splurging gets you a sturdier, better-quality …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Kill Your Microwave: How and Why I Got Rid of Mine

Admission: I really wanted to call this blog <b>Kill Your Microwave... Before It Kills You!</b><p>But I didn't. Because that's not why I killed my microwave. I don't think microwaves are dangerous, nor do I really believe that microwaving your food necessarily destroys the nutrition therein.<p>Living without a …

5 Bad Kitchen Habits You Should Break Now

With the holidays approaching, many of us will be spending more time cooking than any other time of year. If cooking is a stressful and unorganized experience for you, break your bad kitchen habits for a much more enjoyable time.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Bad Kitchen Habits You Should</b> …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Trolls 2.0

2014-10-03T08:00:48.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Something is rotten at the heart of online information exchange. And the rot is spreading, quickly and …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Awakening giant of health care suffering death of a thousand cuts

Successive federal governments of both political persuasions from Hawke to Abbott have certainly played their role with strategic and innovative …

The 9 DO NOTs of Active Listening

Being heard<p>is so close to being loved<p>that for the average person,<p>they are almost indistinguishable. - David Augsburger<p>The above quote triggered my "holy cowgirl" button, thus triggering an "ain't that the truth" epiphany.<p>"Listen to this," I said to my 'friend,' "Being heard is so close to being …

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40 Gorgeous Powder Rooms With Extra Pow

It's all in the details.<p>The secret to pulling off a big-impact look with petite square footage: Decorate like you would in any other room. Here, our favorite tricks to follow suit. (And while you're at it, get over 100 bathroom ideas for the master suite.)

12 Paint Color Ideas for Bedrooms

Designer-tested hues.<p>With just the right hue, you won't lose any sleep — and you'll wake up ready to go. Designers choose the best bedroom paint colors.

Bulk Bin Snack Bars

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: A sticky, satisfying snack made from the assorted</i> …

5 Essential Dorm Room Cooking Hacks

Ask just about any college student and they'll tell you that, at one time or another, they've cooked (or attempted to cook) something in their dorm room. Maybe they were tired of eating at the dining hall, maybe they didn't have money to eat out, maybe there wasn't a kitchen in their residence hall …

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