Raquel Hannie

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6 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Shoes More Comfortable, According to Podiatrists

Regardless of what kind of trip you’re heading on — a relaxing and quiet beach getaway or a week-long exploration of a few European cities — walking …

Backpacking

The Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Throw in a glass of cold milk and you may have just discovered sugary nirvana.<p>A good old chocolate chip cookie is my ultimate party trick. Last-minute dinner guests? No-brainer. Need to bring a dessert or thank-you gift to a party? A perfect choice. Late-night munchies? You bet your ass I’m making …

Dessert

Here's How to Help Your Kid Rock the SAT and ACT

These tips are from a coach who's been there.<p>Over the course of 18 years, I've coached hundreds of high school students with my college test prep …

College & University

What to Eat (and What Not to Eat) to Help Prevent Dementia

Brain researchers have developed a "diet for the mind" that could prevent the kind of loss of memory, focus and judgment that define dementia, …

40 Recipes to Make for Your Tupperware Party

Tupperware party coming up? These snacks can be made ahead of schedule and set out later for hungry guests.<p>Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls<p>One of my …

The Best Recipes from Texas

We found the best recipes from Texas—all shared by local home cooks. In this collection, you’ll find classic dishes from the Lone Star State, plus a …

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan

Take a trip to the Mediterranean from the comfort of your own kitchen. That means eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as healthy …

35 Tried-and-True 13×9 Casseroles

These trustworthy 13×9 casseroles will cook perfectly. From traditional classics to kid-friendly favorites, bank on these recipes for reliable …

Cooking

24 Snacks Made in a Wonton Wrapper

Wonton wrappers: what can’t they do? Roll them up to make chocolaty cannoli, make a little pouch of crab rangoon heaven or bake into crispy cups …

Cooking

20 Meltaway Cookie Recipes

Meltaway cookies literally seem to melt in your mouth. How do they do that? It’s simple—no eggs and no baking powder.<p>Lemon Meltaways<p>Both the cookie …

Dessert

5 Tips for Building Great Relationships with Students

Relationships are essential to learning. <i>Kids connect more to learning when they feel more connection to their teacher.</i> A great classroom environment …

Teaching

An Expert Says Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Stronger

We've all arrived at the gym, quickly throwing our belongings into a locker and jumping straight into our workout. This may seem harmless, but warming up is critical to maximizing your workout. If this alone hasn't convinced you, just look at what athletes at all levels do before a competition. If …

Workouts

Someone Made a Montage of All the Best Lines From The Office, and Now I Can't Stop Laughing

Rumors about a potential reboot of <b>The Office</b> are still just that, but luckily there's something to keep fans busy in the meantime. YouTube user Bavinn GAMES — an internet genius who surely deserves a medal or trophy of some kind — cobbled together one second from each episode of the comedy (up …

Loosen Up Your Tight Hips and Improve Your Mobility With These 4 Exercises

Working out, sitting for long periods of time, tight hamstrings, and muscular/structural imbalances all contribute to tight hips. If you are one of the many people who have extremely tight hips or you're just looking to improve your hip mobility, these four moves can help loosen up your hips. These …

15 Back to School Quotes That'll Get Your Kids Ready for the Classroom

"The difference between try and triumph is a little umph."<p>Waking your kids up early for school after a long summer may not be their idea of fun — so …

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

30 Songs From Your Favorite Romantic Comedies That Are Perfect For Your Wedding

If you're like me and you love a good romantic comedy, then why not select your wedding music from some of your favorite movies? Not only are there tons of beautiful songs out there, but they've basically already done the work for you. Need a song for your first dance? How about Taylor Swift's …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Calling All Theater Nerds: Here Are 25 Musical Songs You Should Play at Your Wedding

There's just something about musicals that turns people into sappy, hopeless romantics. While the love stories are always epic, it's the love <i>songs</i> that really pull at our heartstrings. If you're a musical theater nerd at heart, we kindly suggest playing these songs at your wedding. From <b>Wicked</b> to <b>The</b> …

The Ultimate Country Music Wedding Playlist

Hoping to bring some honky-tonk personality to your wedding? With a mix of new and classic hits by Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, and more, we're highlighting the best country songs to play for a fun, memorable reception. With dance options, father/daughter ideas, must-play dance …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

Relationships

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse

Why don't more bosses ask them?<p>Steve Jobs did many things to make himself successful. He trained his brain using this simple meditation technique. He immersed himself in these highly unusual books. He also listened to ten songs that inspired and motivated him.<p>Steve Jobs also helped thousands of …

19 Books Successful People Read

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and …

Self-improvement

Your Diet Plan's Missing a Fat-Melting Secret Weapon: Fish Oil

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? Scientists from the University of Brazil have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — …