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The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

Kids Don’t Have Parents Anymore—They Have ‘Sharents’

Your kid could be your ticket to likes, fame, and money. Or your kid could be your kid.<p>Who and what is a “sharent” exactly? If you have both a child …

What Is Clarified Butter?

If you've ever tried to make a recipe that calls for clarified butter and subbed in regular, old butter because you didn't have clarified butter at …

7 Clean-Eating Recipes That Prove You Can Eat Bread, Dessert, and (Good) Salads

Eating clean might sound like a whole lot of celery sticks and lemon water, but this week's featured foodie, Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple, …

Can Trauma Be Passed From Parent to Child?

It wasn’t until Amy Bombay was an adult that she found out her grandparents had survived an abusive system — government-sponsored religious schools …

Residential Schools

Talking To A Therapist Can Literally Rewire Your Brain

These changes in brain connectivity may be responsible for a patient's long-term recovery from mental illness.<p>If you can change the way you think, you can change your brain.<p>That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that challenging unhealthy thought patterns with the help of a therapist can …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

13 quick and healthy stir-fry recipes for dinner in a flash

It's no secret that cooking can be time consuming.<p>Cleaning, chopping, prepping and cooking ingredients can eat up an hour, if not more, not to …

Recipes

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For Lazy People

Lazy chefs, rejoice.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

8 Snacking Tips For Weight Loss

Snacking for weight loss is a thing, as counterintuitive as that sounds. Eating more often to lose weight? Yup, it can work. "People trying to lose …

This Healthy Grocery List Will Get You Ready for the Best You In 2017

Take this list to your supermarket and stock up on all the essentials you’ll need to kick off the New Year with a week’s worth of clean meals.<p>Healthy …

Recipes

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Psychology

Would you ditch your therapist for a “philosophical counselor”?

Instead of going to traditional psychotherapists for advice and support, growing numbers of people are turning to philosophical counselors for particularly wise guidance. These counselors work much like traditional psychotherapists. But instead of offering solutions based solely on their …

Mental Health

5 Things that therapists wished their patients knew before coming to therapy

Here's what you need to know to make the most out of getting counseling<p>People ask me time and again what they should expect in therapy. “Will the …

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

How Passive Aggression Hurts Children

Studies show that kids are sensitive to quiet marital resentment—not just all-out shouting matches.<p>Couples can communicate anger in all kinds of nonverbal ways: giving each other dirty looks or the silent treatment, for example. And while it’s widely understood that heated arguments and shouting …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

Self-help

Recipe: Guilt-Free Peanut Butter And Coconut Protein Cookies

There’s nothing like a good cookie (or five) to get you through a long afternoon at work but being high in fat, sugar and carbs, most cookie recipes …

Fight-or-flight response may be calmed by yoga and pilates, say scientists

Yogaand pilates may be so effective at beating stress because the movements calm a part of the brain linked to the fight-or-flight response, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh discovered a circuit which links the brain directly to the ‘adrenal mudulla’ – the inner part …

Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?

When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor's dock when I saw an ambulance's flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a …

Meal Prep: 4 Muscle-Building Bowl Recipes to Make for Lunch or Dinner

Instead of eating off a plate (how common!), the hot new restaurant trend is plopping everything into—wait for it—a bowl.<p>What, not revolutionary …

11 Ways to Eat Peanut Butter for Dessert on National Peanut Butter Lovers Day

From cookies to pies to Rice Krispie Treats, here are 11 crave-worthy recipes that prove every dessert is better with peanut butter.

Warm Up With This Chili Recipe From Houston's El Real Tex-Mex Cafe

Blizzard or not, it's chili season. Here now is a recipe from one of the best: Chef Bryan Caswell's classic Texas red Chili con Carne from El Real Tex-Mex Cafe in Houston, excerpted from one of our favorite books of 2015, <i>The Chili Cookbook</i> by Rob Walsh. There are innumerable recipes for regional …

Recipes

Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

Recipes

Grow your own happiness: how meditation physically changes the brain

People can boost their happiness by growing a part of the brain which increases positive thinking, scientists believe<p>Aristotle said that ‘happiness depends upon ourselves’ and a new study suggests it is possible to physically grow a happier brain through practices like meditation.<p>Although …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Helping Soldiers Transcend Trauma

Rhonda Cornum survived captivity in the Iraq War—and now she’s helping her fellow soldiers overcome trauma and transform their lives.<p>When army …