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The Best Meditation Apps You Should Have on your iPhone to find your Peace of Mind

Let’s admit it: we are always in a hurry. We get up early, leave for work, and when we are done with our daily dose of nine-to-five and have also …

Does the coffee cake you make look (and taste) this good?

By Cathy Barrow<p>Cathy Barrow<p>Email Bio Follow<p>When I’m visiting, especially for an overnight stay, there’s one hosting gift I turn to every time: coffee cake. Specifically, a familiar-tasting, cinnamon-swirl treat that can hold up for a few days — not that it ever hangs around for that long.<p>Yum Yum …

Dessert

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Harvard Business School

Google releases app to digitize boxes of old photo prints

NEW YORK (AP) — Google wants to make digitizing your old photo prints as easy as opening an app.The PhotoScan app for iPhones and Android phones will …

A room-by-room guide to choosing crystals for your home

Crystals aren’t just a way to make your bedroom Instagram-level dreamy—some believe they’re also capable of transforming the energy and mood of your …

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

10 Reasons You're Stuck In A Life You Don't Want To Be Living

Read on for 10 reasons you're not happy with your life (and what to do about it).<p>Everyone says they want to live a great life, have healthy relationships and look and feel their best, but how many are willing to put in the work day-after-day? If you look around your life and listen to all of the …

Relationships

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Cheated On

Sometimes we feel cheated on by others.Sometimes we feel cheated on by our circumstances.Sometimes we feel cheated on by life itself.In any case, we …

Why Spiritual Retreats Are A Waste Of Time

A few years ago I went on a 10 day silent Vipassana meditation retreat near Lake Tahoe, California. For 10 days you are permitted from talking, reading, writing, working out and watching television. The only time you are allowed to speak is if you have a question for the meditation teacher or the …

A Mom's Relationship With Dinner: It's Complicated

The other day, I was having some angry feelings. They were there a little bit when I woke up in the morning, but not overwhelmingly so. I made …

Why this stock picker switched to index investing

<b>Michael Wiener</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Cryptographer, working for a technology firm<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Four exchange-traded funds (ETFs): Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index (VCN), Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI), Vanguard Small-Cap Value (VBR) and Vanguard Total International Stock Market (VXUS)<p><b>The investor</b><p>Michael …

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

19 Healthy 30-Minute Salmon Recipes

If you’ve wanted to cook more seafood but aren’t sure where to start, salmon is a great gateway fish. It’s extremely versatile, whether you’re looking for a simple sheet pan dinner or something a little more adventurous like curry. Even more incentive is the fact that salmon is rich in the fatty …

Seafood

Simplify your stock-picking process with these apps

Investing in the stock market made easy — that’s the goal of these apps, which make investing more convenient and help you keep tabs on the market updates. And you don’t have to be a finance whiz to work them.<p>Robinhood<p>Trade stocks without fees on Robinhood. After a quick registration, use Robinhood …

7 money basics to teach your kids in elementary school if you want them to grow up to be rich

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>"Even if they have personal finance being taught in high school, that's too late," explains Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a …

Personal Finance

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

A minimalist shares 10 things we can opt out of to make our lives more simple

We think we can't live without these things, but actually, we can.<p>We can opt out.<p>Think about how busy our lives have become. Think about how distracted we've become.<p>Think about how many things needlessly pull on our attention, our time, our money, our sanity.<p>We have let these things overcome us, …

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21 Kitchen Upgrades That You Can Actually Do Yourself

Including options for renters!