Michelle Clancy

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Beef and Noodles

Beef and Noodles is the ultimate comfort food! This is an old family recipe that will take you right back to your Grandma’s kitchen table! Sometimes …

Cooking

If your kids are foodies, you need to take them to this festival

As much as Popeye’s spinach and Bugs Bunny’s carrots help inculcate healthy habits, we all know how difficult it is to get kids to eat right.<p>Enter …

17 Best Low-Calorie Hunger-Satiating Snacks

You finished breakfast or lunch a few hours ago and you know you won't eat your next meal for another few hours. Enter: snacktime! You want to nosh on a snack that will satiate your hunger without going overboard on calories.<p>Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition …

Big flavor and simple prep is the name of this one-pan game. These meals are hearty and sure to become family favorites. Get your kids in on the action by making “Cooking with Dad Night” a weekly or monthly tradition. Get creative and have fun with it!

<b>The Best Parmesan Chicken Bake</b> <br>There’s no breading or frying required to make this version of an Italian classic. The chicken gets its crispiness …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Healthy Eating

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

Research shows that your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These will make you happier today.<p>It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we …

Next Time You Don't Get Enough Sleep, Try This Quick Trick To Restore Brain Energy

Lots of people don’t get enough sleep in today’s society due to long working hours, stress, and insomnia. A lack of sleep will make you feel tired …

Sleep

Resolve to grow a better rosemary plant. Your dinner guests will thank you.

By Barbara Damrosch<p>, Contributor<p>A gardener’s resolutions, as the new year begins, are modest ones. The world won’t end if a lawn isn’t mowed on schedule, though it will grow better if it is. There is no crime in growing too many tomato seedlings, even if the time could be spent more wisely. …

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

How to Stop Worrying About Everything

This article originally appeared on Health<p><b>Q: How can I stop worrying about everything?</b><p>Sorry to sound like a downer, but you can't completely stop …

7 facts about relationships everyone should know before getting married

As the New York Times concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."<p><i>Drake Baer contributed to this story.</i>

Relationships

A former adviser for 'Sesame Street' explains 4 ways parents can raise independent kids

The inevitable clashes between parents and kids in this stage of development are their first steps towards independence, when they start forming their own ideas.<p>It can be a difficult phase for parents to navigate, but Dr. Klein offered four ways that parents can raise independent kids while …

You Can Improve Your Default Response to Stress

One morning while anchoring <i>The Early Show</i> in New York, one of my coanchors got mixed up and tossed the show to me five minutes before I was slated to appear for my next segment, which was covering breaking news on political corruption in Washington. The teleprompter was cued to a different story, …

The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking

Here’s a New Year’s challenge for the mind: Make this the year that you quiet all those negative thoughts swirling around your brain.<p>All humans have a tendency to be a bit more like Eeyore than Tigger, to ruminate more on bad experiences than positive ones. It’s an evolutionary adaptation that …

Mindfulness

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

25 Ways To Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet

If you are feeling a rush of new-year euphoria, jump on it — because it won’t last! Take a moment or a couple of hours within the next three days to sit down and think about the upcoming year.<p>Create a vision for yourself, looking back twelve months from now. What do you want to be different in your …

Employment

Essential Apps for Your Smart Home Hub

If you were lucky enough to receive a Amazon Echo or Google Home this holiday season, chances are you’re still getting to know your new smart home …

Smart Homes

21 Heartwarming Dogs That Are Guaranteed To Make Your Day Better

We do not deserve them.

6 habits highly organized people have in common

By Nicole Anzia<p>People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems to stick. So how do organized people stay organized? Over the years, I’ve noticed …

8 Awesome Gadgets Every Female Traveler Should Check Out

For some of us, wanderlust never dies. And whether you are a jetsetter, businesswoman, or nomadic wanderer, having the right tools for the trip can …

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

Eliminate Distractions: 5 Ways To Focus On Your Work

Do you ever get all geared up for a work session and then boom: distractions are everywhere.<p>You check your Instagram, you surf the web, you catch …

24 Photos That Prove There Is No Truer Friend Than A Dog

<3 Dogs are just the best <3

38 Easy Summer Hairstyles You Haven’t Tried Yet

Blunt lob? Long layers? Tight curls? No matter your hair type and texture, we've got plenty of fun ideas to keep you mixing up your look all season long. The greatest part? You...

Hairstyling

Blue-Blocking Glasses May Help Treat Bipolar Disorder, Promote Sleep

Tech & Science Depression<p>If you have bipolar disorder, depression or trouble sleeping, it may help to wear amber-tinted glasses at night, new …

30 Bathroom Ideas by Famous Interior Designers

Sometimes isn’t easy to find the right <b>room ideas</b> to inspire you to create a beautiful <b>bathroom design</b>. The projects of the <b>best interior designers in</b> …

Why Complaining Is Making You Miserable & How To Fix It

As we were landing into the middle of another year, like everybody else, I did some retrospection and re-evaluated my last year’s journey.<p>I thought …