Nedra Rhodes

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Sweet and Savory Brisket Recipe on Food52

• 3 pounds second-cut brisket<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt<br>• 2 teaspoons black pepper<br>• 2 tablespoons neutral cooking oil<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 3 medium white onions, chopped<br>• 6 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>• 2 sprigs thyme<br>• 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into chunks<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste<br>• 3/4 …

Onions

The Autofocus Productivity Method: Stop Maintaining To-Do Lists and Start Getting Stuff Done

<i>Looking for a personal productivity system that doesn't suffer the rigidity and unwieldiness that have thwarted your best efforts to adopt other</i> …

Time Management

Mindfulness backlash: Could meditation be bad for your health?

A cure-all for everything from stress to anger, or a load of marketing hype that could making you more anxious? Anna Hart gets to grips with the growing mindfulness backlash<p>I have a confession: meditation seriously stresses me out. I’ve downloaded apps like Headspace, Digipill and Calm. I’ve been …

Mindfulness

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

The Long Legacy of Slavery in One Corner of Ohio

GIST SETTLEMENT, Ohio <b>—</b> Paul Turner, even at age 84, still walks with the razor-straight military bearing ingrained from his time in the Navy. His speech is peppered with polite <i>sirs</i>.<p>“But my knees aren’t as good as they once were,” Turner explained as he strolled haltingly through shoulder-high …

Trespassing

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Here Are 7 Weeknight Dump Dinners You Can Make In Your Slow Cooker

Set it, forget it, then come home to deliciousness.<p>There's a ~little bit of prep~ in the morning — chopping and then adding everything to the pot — but it's all worth it for a more relaxing post-work evening.<p>If you don't have a slow cooker, check out these other ideas for dinner here and here.

Cooking

This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

13 Delish and Easy Desserts You Can Make in Your Crock Pot

By now we all know how great our crock pots are at making soups, stews and even mashed potatoes. It’s a huge time-saver and anxiety-diminisher when it comes to easy, set-it-and-forget-it meals, especially when you have a million other things going on. But what if we told you it could rock dessert …

The 'S' Word You Can't Live Without: Bringing Spirituality to the Workplace

Don't worry, this article is SFW. At the young age of 23, I found myself lying in a hospital bed diagnosed with a stress-related illness and wondering how I'd gotten there. At that time I was a full-time master's student, working 60 hours a week between three jobs, dealing with an emotional breakup …

The happiness gap: how happy days are here again – but not for all

Britain’s national happiness index shows a nation seemingly more contented and less anxious than before - but also a growing “inequality” of well-being<p>Debates about inequality in Britain were once simply a question of whether or not the rich were seen to be getting richer and the poor poorer.<p>But …

Income Inequality

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

All parts of our body age. And our brain does too. We’ve all witnessed the natural deterioration of brain functions in older relatives. …

Why rationalists don't get Hinduism philosophy

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Its implications constitute the bulk of traditional interpretations that are quite detailed and extensive.<p>LIFE<p>| …

Hinduism

Daily Meditation: Yom Kippur

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a passage from Rabbi Jonathan Sacks's <i>Letters to the Next Generation:</i> …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Depression: This Tiny Change to Diet Has Protective Effect

This small change to your diet could be enough to reduce the risk of depression.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy …

Holistic Medicine

Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

Drug mentioned by Hippocrates may reverse Alzheimer's memory loss

Salsalate is already used for arthritis but it could bring back memories of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease<p>One of the world’s oldest drugs which was first mentioned by Hippocrates in the 5th Century BC could help restore memory in Alzheimer’s patients, scientists hope.<p>Salsalate, which …

Dementia

Sex Moves You and Your Husband Can Use Each Night This Week

Has your married sex gone from too hot to touch to too boring to bother? You're not alone. "After we settle into commitment, the mystery and excitement can fade as we settle into a marriage built on stability, trust and security," explains Emily Morse, Ph.D., sexologist and founder of the <i>Sex With</i> …

Relationships

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality" -Carl Sagan<p>It appears that we are approaching a unique time in the history of man and science where empirical measures and deductive reasoning can actually inform us spiritually. Integrated Information …

This DIY Aromatherapy Will Make Your Home Look & Smell Amazing (Naturally!)

Adding a delicious scent to your space is one of the fastest ways to flip a bad day around, create ambiance, and even make events more memorable.<p>In …

Spices

The 2016 Malibu is every teen’s worst nightmare

You're in trouble, mister<p>Distracted, inexperienced, and reckless, it’s no secret that teens make terrible drivers: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death of 16- to 20-year-olds.<p>For generations, training teens to be safer drivers has …

The Heartbreak of Digitally-Preoccupied Parenting

As a child psychologist, I often meet with children who confess that they feel empty inside because their parents ignore them in favor of their smartphones. Thankfully, these kids typically give me permission to speak with their parents about their feelings. When I do talk with these parents, most …

Hobbies You Should Try With Your Husband

Sure, it's important to have separate interests — and even friends — when you're married. But shared activities can keep your marriage fresh and bring you even closer to your spouse. "Whether you do things that you've always liked, like going to the gym or antiquing together, or find new things …