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5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

Motivation

How to Make and Bake Weed Brownies (Yep, We Went There)

The “special brownie” needs less introduction than most baked goods, but you’ll find no sloppily constructed, slightly burnt bars here. For those who …

Dessert

Six-hour workday boosts productivity, worker satisfaction

In recent years, some employers in Sweden began what many considered an audacious experiment: Local governments and privately owned companies in various cities put their staffs on a six-hour day.<p>The move went further than, for example, France's 35-hour workweek.<p>The results were somewhat surprising. …

This Is Probably the Most Popular Apple Cake in Germany

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Peel, core, …

Baking

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Employment

7 Habits of Masterful Managers Who Coach Their Teams to Success

Being good at your job is important. Making other people better at their jobs is most important of all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Managers are the quarterbacks and coaches of their teams. Managers with great reputations for producing the most successful teams are …

Market Trends

New England Spider Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a two-bowl, all-of-the-ingredients-are-already-in-your-pantry sort of cake. It belongs on your post-holiday brunch table—and not only because you can make it at 8 A.M. on December 26. Throw together the batter when you realize you spent so much time fussing over holiday meals …

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

The empath's guide: Awareness is the greatest predictor of happiness, success, and health… but what about self-discipline?

Every so-called guru talks about the subconscious mind, and such nonsense.<p>What they don't talk about is how much of what is happening, what is real, …

Self-improvement

Rough puff pastry recipe

There is nothing wrong with buying puff pastry (most supermarkets sell fresh Jus-Rol All Butter Puff Pastry, but my favourite is from the Dorset Pastry Company, available from Waitrose). I made it once, when I did a short cookery course after leaving school. It was a disaster. My pastry rose, but …

Forget The Pancakes, This Blueberry Dish Is So Much Better…

Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake<p>Save<p>Breakfast is (by far) our favorite meal, so it’s only natural for us to get excited about new and delicious …

Lemon Mascarpone Scones

I remember one of the first times I ever made <b>scones</b>. It was only a few days after my daughter was born and somehow I got it into my head to bake …

16 Pretty Pots de Creme for Your Next Dinner Party

We know you love desserts — dessert pizza, dessert mashups, dessert lasagna — it’s all good. But if you’re having guests over for dinner, you want something that will truly impress. You can always go the no-bake route, but when you want to do something really special, pots de creme are where it’s …

A 'good looking' chocolate chip cookie recipe

If chocolate chip cookies could model, this one would strut down the runway.<p>This is the third recipe I'm placing in the "GOOD" category during my …

Breakfast Breads

Looking for an easy breakfast bread recipe? Here, a selection of our favorites, from classic banana bread to gluten-free brown sugar monkey bread …

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Coconut Raspberry Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream

For a good chunk of my life, I didn’t know that there was more to New York City than Chinatown. I assumed that the earth fell off at the edge of …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Coconut Chocolate Squares

My brilliant friend Katie brought these coconut chocolate bars to a party a couple months ago and they disappeared in seconds, thanks to urgent …

Dessert

Yogurt Breakfast Cake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>1 3/4 cups (7 3/8 ounces; 210 grams) all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces; 340 grams) plain Greek yogurt (any fat percentage)<br>• 1/2 cup (3 3/4 ounces; 106 grams) packed light brown sugar<br>• 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange …

Peanut Butter Chia Seed Cookies

The post Peanut Butter Chia Seed Cookies appeared first on Vegan Family Recipes.<br>I love a good peanut butter recipe especially peanut butter cookies. …

Dessert

Four Breakthrough Topics And Questions For A Job Interview

A stack of resumes sits in front of you. You’ve read them and sorted them into accept and reject piles. You think you’ve found candidates likely to fit in your company. You want the right people in your company and the on your team. But how can you decide among these applicants which are the …

Leadership

The Key to More Flavorful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing warms the heart and home quite like a batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. And while everyone has their tried-and-true recipe for …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Claire Ptak’s lemon yoghurt spelt cake recipe

Insisting the lemons used in these recipes come from the Amalfi coast may sound finicky, but since the cake calls for a lot of zest and the pie is all about the peel, then it has to be Italy’s finest<p>I recently had the pleasure of being included in the somewhat tongue-in-cheek Piglet Tournament of …

Mother’s Day Cookies That’ll Satisfy Her Sweet Tooth

1<p>Chocolate-Drizzled Shortbread<p>Instead of serving mom a plain, boring shortbread cookie, dress up the classic by drizzling chocolate on top. Don't …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

10 Easy Steps for Breathing Calm Into Your Anxious Brain

Your brain is brilliantly wired to react to life-threatening danger. When it perceives a threat, your core brain instantly shifts into “survival …

Mindfulness

You’d be surprised how much you can do with a chickpea – Yotam Ottolenghi recipes

From soups and stews to patties, meatballs and veggie sides, the humble chickpea is incredibly versatile<p>Did you make it through 40 days of Lenten abstinence, relying mostly on the tins and cans already in your cupboard? I’m not a great faster, but I have been using up the many cans of chickpeas I …

Chickpeas

The Beauty Vitamin Cheat Sheet

Navigating the supplement aisle and cracking the code of which vitamin does what for your hair, skin and nails can be overwhelming, so we tapped beauty and health expert Tracy Piper of The Piper Center to take the guesswork out of it and give us the ultimate cheat sheet.<p>Vitamins are essential for …