Nichole Ryan

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

Classic Cheesecake

This is a classic cheesecake -- velvety, rich, sweet and so satisfying. We are major fans of a thin sour cream cap on top of cheesecakes; it's the …

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

8 unusual ways to boost your writing efficiency

Looking to become more prolific as a writer?<p>I previously wrote “13 ways to improve your writing productivity,” and I’ve come up with eight …

The Easy Way to Get Focused in Less Than 2 Minutes

On an average morning before 8 a.m., my thoughts go something like:<p>“Is my mum going to be OK?”<p>“Does my dog need acupuncture? Why is she still …

New York City

Found: A Full-Body Toning Workout that Doesn't Require One Weight

You should never let a lack of a gym membership or fancy equipment stand in your way of a good workout. That's according to Michele Olson, Ph.D., …

12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

50 'Star Wars' Products That Are Out of This World

Celebrate May Fourth properly with these stellar products.<p><i>Star Wars</i> nerds, look no further. Your collection, your kitchen, your kid's room, and even your wardrobe will thank you for keeping the Force alive with these products.

May the 4th be with you: the 40 best lines from the Star Wars saga

With this month marking four decades since the release of the original film, we relive the sprawling space opera’s most memorable snippets of dialogue<p>Star Wars turns 40 on 25 May. The film changed cinema history and went on to spawn numerous sequels, prequels, spin-offs, novels, fan art and …