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14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Healthy Eating

Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

"I experimented for many years before developing this recipe. It's bits and pieces of hints I had heard over the years. I have had many compliments …

Cooking

I Bought A Week Of Healthy Food From Trader Joe’s For Under $50

We all need to eat. I like to eat healthily, you like to eat healthily. But there’s a myth floating around that eating whole and healthy foods is too …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Doctors Swear By To Get Rid Of Fat Fast

Sometimes weight loss reaches a plateau. DO NOT give up! All of the hard work is paying off. You’re eating healthy and working out consistently. This …

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Mindfulness

10 of the best insider's tips to Amsterdam

With tickets for Eurostar’s direct service to Amsterdam on sale from 20 February, we pick some of the city’s best restaurants, parks and cultural attractions away from the tourist centre<p>Amsterdam’s reputation for stag dos, spliff and sex tourism belies the rich pickings beyond Dam Square. Described …

European Travel

15 Places Every American Should Visit at Least Once

Established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant, Yellowstone actually stretches across parts of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Visit this stunning …

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Looking for holiday inspiration for 2018? These free smartphone apps mean you can carry insider travel tips for hundreds of destinations in your pocket<p>Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can …

Apps

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

7 Small Changes to Your Daily Routine That Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity and Health | Inc.com

• <b>Small changes to your daily routine can make you a lot happier.</b>• <b><br>Those changes include journaling, practicing gratitude, and even ordering takeout dinner.</b>• <b><br>We collected a list of 10-minute tweaks you can make starting today, and why they're helpful.</b><p>Sometimes it's the big things that make us happy -- …

Happiness

How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, five minutes is actually all the time …

Procrastination

23 Chicken Breast Recipes to Make You Like White Meat

I will be the first to admit that I have said some less-than-kind things about chicken breast in the past. I stand by a lot of them, too—chicken breast is often dry, bland, or just boring. But chicken breasts are also versatile, affordable, and incredibly popular, and when treated right they are …

Cooking

This 11-Minute Foam Roller Workout Is One You'll Actually Want to Do

It's no secret that we love foam rollers over here. Not only are they <i>ahh</i>-mazing at relieving tight muscles, but you can also use them as part of your …

Exercise

20 Behavioral Interview Questions to Test If Job Candidates Have High Motivation | Inc.com

Hiring managers spend countless, wasted hours, asking the wrong interview questions to determine the right job or culture fit in a candidate; many of them end up as mis-hires that hurt the bottom line.<p>What most managers don't do is make the adjustment from typical interview questions like "Why …

Employment

30 Incredibly Easy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

Home-cooked meals don't have to be intimidating, and there are tons of beginner recipes to get you started. Whether you're just started out in the "real" world on your own or you've made it a goal to start cooking for yourself more, look no further than this list of 30 fast, easy, and satisfying …

Cooking

Better Lunches Start with Prepping These 10 Things

You know that totally victorious feeling that comes from packing a lunch you actually look forward to eating, not just once, but a few times a week? …

Healthy Eating

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Cooking

This Camping Company Makes $8 Million a Year Catering to Indoorsy People | Inc.com

Caitlin Turner, a yoga teacher and lifestyle blogger, recently stayed at the Under Canvas campground in Moab, Utah, and plans to visit its locations at Grand Canyon and Glacier National Park. "You have this tent in the middle of nowhere and you wake up with this perfect view of nature," Turner …

National Parks

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

21 (Not-Boring) Chicken Breast Recipes Made for Meal Prep

There are a lot of benefits to prepping chicken meals for the week on Sunday. For one thing, you’re not dealing with raw meat more than once. Plus, …

Cooking

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, …

Motivation

The Fast Track for Juicy Pork Chops

And how to save your chops from dreaded dryness.<p>Pork chops seem like a great dinner idea in theory—they’re widely available and they cook quickly if you buy the thin ones (not the thick, fancy butcher shop ones). All of this means you can go from work to any-old-supermarket to food-in-your-belly …

BBQ

13 Meal Prep-Friendly Foods You Don't Need to Reheat

Let’s be real. Sometimes a hot meal is just out of the question, especially when road trips, late-night work shifts, and nasty office microwaves get …

Healthy Eating

3 salt-free ways to flavor your food if you have high blood pressure

While the body does need some sodium to function properly, salt is consumed in abundance in the American diet. In fact, Americans consume almost double the recommended daily amount of salt each day. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that Americans consume less than 2,300 …

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

Mindfulness

4 Easy Fixes That Actually Make Your Resume Stand Out | Inc.com

If you're like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on dreadful.<p>You get the drift.<p>Part of the reason it feels like this is that you probably assume it's going to take tons of blood, sweat, and tears to ensure …

Employment

The Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

One of the worst things about cooking dinner is all the cleanup. Not only do you have to wash the dishes, but usually there are a few pots and pans that also need scrubbing. This, on top of the work it takes to actually cook the dinner, can be enough to inspire folks to give up altogether.<p>Enter …

Cooking

17 Free Websites to Upgrade the Quality of Your Life Today

You're reading 17 Free Websites to Upgrade the Quality of Your Life Today, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Productivity