Amy B

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The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

25 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven Right Now

A Dutch oven is a beautiful thing. Its heavy weight means food cooks evenly, whether on the stovetop or in the oven. It's perfect for soups such as …

Jamie Oliver

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Sweet Potato Chips

The secret to crisp sweet potato chips is to fry them in small batches, in peanut oil, at a low temperature. This makes 6 servings when served as a …

Country Lifestyle

3-Ingredient Pork Cutlets: A Dinner Recipe You Can Actually Memorize

“Cheap protein, staple ingredients, can’t lose.” These are the words I imagine Coach Eric Taylor from <i>Friday Night Lights</i> might use when describing a winning game plan for dinner. If I’m right, then he would definitely approve of my grandmother’s easy pork cutlets: thin, lean cuts of pork loin, …

Cooking

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Stir together first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Place a roasting pan on stove top over 2 burners. …

Country Lifestyle

Chef-Approved Vegan Sauces That Add Tons of Flavor to Your Meals

If the new year has you motivated to eat more plant-based foods, we're with you. We drowned ourselves in hot chocolate (and of course we said yes to …

Dijon Mustard

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

Books

10 Ways to Love Better

Readers of Modern Love may want a good story, but they’re also hungry for advice that can help them navigate the baffling world of relationships. Every year, our most popular essays offer lessons on how to find love or keep it — tips, rules and surprising strategies.<p>This year’s most-read columns …

Relationships

18 Home Stores for Anyone Who Loves IKEA

It’s not that you don’t love the idea of decorating your entire home with IKEA furniture. It’s the most popular go-to for affordable furniture and fun DIY hacks for a reason, after all. That said, sometimes you’re on the hunt for something totally different. The trick, of course, is finding chic, …

Home Decorating

So apparently red wine brownies are a thing and we need them ASAP

For obvious reasons, we love a good brownie that crumbles in our mouth. And guess what? Today is our lucky day (and yours!), because <i>Cosmo</i> let us know …

Dessert

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

LitMag: $1,000 for Short Stories & $250 for Poetry

LitMag, a new magazine of creative writing, is currently seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. They pay $1,000 for fiction and …

Grafting Vegetables: The New Way To Cheat Nature And Grow More

Image source: screen capture.<p>We all love to garden and eat what we grow, and we are always looking to get the best crop possible. This desire led to …

Gardening

Working and parenting shouldn't be the death of women 

Last Friday, I got up at 6.45am, mopped up a leaking freezer, breakfasted and dressed myself and two small children, dropped one at school for a sports club and got to the office for 8.30am. I worked an 11.5 hour day, came home, sorted two loads of laundry, ate dinner, washed up and fell, finally, …

How to Stop Cravings for Sugar and Junk Food

For most of us, the word “cravings” might seem innocent, right?<p>For many; however, such as recovering alcoholics or drug addicts, “cravings” means …

12 Times IKEA Picture Ledges Became a Genius Storage Solution

If you think you have no use for super-skinny shelf, think again.<p>If you think you have no use for super-skinny shelf, think again.

25 Ways to Use IKEA Bekvam Spice Racks at Home

Shares 532<p>Craft Storage | Design By Lindsay<p>Bathroom Magazine Holder | Organising To Make Life Easier<p>MY LATEST VIDEOS<p>Kitchen Utensil Holder | Linn Idag<p>…

IKEA

23 Wildly Colorful Crafts To Do With Your Kids

Make a rainbow connection.

10 Killer Monster Cupcakes to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Halloween will be here before you know it. There will be jack-o’-lanterns to carve, costumes to make, PSLs to drink and parties to attend. Speaking of parties, why not let your Halloween spirit carry on over to dessert? The next time you whip up a batch of cupcakes, turn them into creepy, scary and …

Dessert

13 Easy No-Knead Bread Recipes Anyone Can Make

Fresh bread is our favorite, especially when it’s warm and smothered with our favorite jam. The only thing we don’t love? The exhaustive bread-making process. All the waiting and the kneading and using YEAST? Yikes. Thankfully, not every recipe requires super skills and tons of time. We combed the …

Breakfast

How to beat anxiety without medication

A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with a fairly common form of prostate cancer. As a result, he needed surgery to get it out of his body before it spread anywhere.<p>When he got out of surgery, we were informed by the doctors that they could not remove the breathing tube at the moment. He’s a …

How to Get the Flavor of Graham Crackers in the Form of Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A crazy trick to turn graham crackers into cake.</i><p>This past weekend I baked a very deceptive little cake. …