Rachael A Flynn

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The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have Every Morning To Blast Belly Fat

Morning can be a real drag but we’re going to let you in on our secret. There’s a special tea we have each day that not only gives us the energy to …

Wellness

Lemonade scones - Recipes

Place the flour, sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add the cream and lemonade and mix to form a soft dough. Turn out onto a lightly …

8 Toxic Personalities Every Successful Person Avoids

Nobody can afford an emotional saboteur.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is full of many types of people. There are those who sustain you through hard times and applaud you in good times. And then there are the noxious people, the ones who tear you …

Self-help

Halloumi fries

Crisp and slightly salty shallow-fried halloumi fries make perfect party food. Great with a sprinkling of za'atar and a spicy yogurt for …

Recipes

Next level chicken katsu burger

Points to remember:<p>Lay <b>2 chicken breasts</b> onto a sheet of baking parchment. Fold the parchment over to cover the chicken. Bash with a rolling pin to an …

Recipes

Moroccan Pita Bread (Batbout) Recipe

While Middle Eastern pita bread is baked in the oven, the Moroccan equivalent, <i>batbout</i>, is cooked stove top in a skillet or on a griddle.<p>Also known as</i> …

Recipes

This Is the Fastest Way to Grow Tomatoes at Home

Forget about seeds and root your plants instead.<p>There's something about biting into a ripe, juicy tomato that just feels like summer. Chances are, tomatoes star in your home garden, and with such a high demand, the weeks it takes for a seedling to sprout could feel like forever. Luckily, blogger …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

6 in-demand skills you can learn online

However, the advent of sophisticated technology — which propelled the development of many apps, software and social media — has made skills and knowledge easily disseminated and accessible.<p><b>Related: 8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job</b><p>There are countless websites readily …

3 Signs That You Don't Really Know Your Core Business

When it comes to core strategy, 'Fake it 'til you make it' won't make it<p>The first question I ask entrepreneurs is, "What is your core product, and who are your core customers?"<p>Sometimes I get a quick, confident answer.<p>Sometimes, by contrast, it feels as if the poor business-builder is making it up. …

Accounting

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night's sleep

We've all been there — tossing and turning all night, counting down the hours until we have to get up for work in the morning. Sleepless nights are no fun.<p>And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give …

3 recipes that will make you love your slow cooker again

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Dec. 12, 2016. We're bringing it back because we still love slow-cooker dishes.</i><p>Slow Cooker Mustard …

Cooking

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Data Visualization

7 things to do if you don’t like your children’s friends

Be honest with yourself about why you dislike them, try to befriend them. And never let your child know you feel that way<p>Chances are you are going to loathe at least one of your kid’s friends, sometimes for no good reason, but this is one situation where you have to tread very carefully.<p><b>1. Never</b> …

infinitely

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

Is ADHD a Spectrum Disorder?

According to the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders</i> (DSM-V), ADHD comprises two predominant sub-types: inattentive and …

Neuroscience

Explainer: what is behavioural activation for depression?

A recent study from the United Kingdom found a simple form of therapy called behavioural activation (BA) is as effective in treating depression as …

United Kingdom

10 research-backed ways to beat procrastination for good

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started.<p>But the bills must be paid, the work …

How to Launch a Successful Startup in Less Than 2 Weeks

With two simple goals, you can get your business momentum in less than two weeks.<p>Millions of people dream of becoming entrepreneurs and starting a business.<p>However, according to the 2015 Kauffman Index Report, only about three in every 1,000 people in the United States start a business every month. …

Small Business

10 Psychological Tricks That Can Make Your Life Much Easier

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

A Harvard psychologist says asking yourself one question can help you keep from losing your head at the office

That is to say, emotions allow us to communicate with other people— without saying a word. Pretty obvious stuff.<p>What's perhaps less obvious is that emotions also let us communicate with <i>ourselves</i>.<p>That might sound weird. Aren't we necessarily privy to everything we're thinking and feeling, all the …

How to design a productive garden

Whether the design is formal or informal, functionality is key in the productive garden. A simple layout with wide paths surfaced with gravel, brick or inexpensive natural stone paving is preferable – this makes it easy to move freely with heavy wheelbarrows. Decorative obelisks, hazel wigwams and …

The basics of landscape design: Where to start when designing your garden

A well-designed garden is much more than just pretty plants<p>"Gardens are so much more than a collection of good design and good plants," says Lauren Hall-Behrens, landscape designer and founder of Lilyvilla Gardens in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in large-scale residential projects, oftentimes …

Landscaping

This is The Best Way to Easily Improve Your Life, Backed by Research

Research suggests that more than 40 percent of the actions we take each day are habitual (1).<p>That means that almost that half the time you’re doing …

This 1 Morning Routine Saves Me 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

What Psychological Traits Does the Con Artist Look for in Victims?

<b>Maria Konnikova:</b> One of the hallmarks of the good con artist is that it never feels like they're taking advantage of you. They are never taking …

Codes of Conduct

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Productivity

10 Natural Ways to Keep Insects Out of Your Home

Insects are beneficial to the environment in a multitude of ways—especially when they're outside where they belong. Ants, flies, moths and other …

Gardening