Rosalind Lloyd

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6 strategies to save a fortune, from real people who bank half their income

A lot of ordinary people have managed to save extraordinary amounts of money. Take early retirees Justin and Kaisorn McCurry, who banked more than $1 …

Personal Finance

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

5 Simple Date Night Recipes From Trader Joe's

These oh-so-easy recipes from Trader Joe's are perfect for weeknight meals when you and your partner just need to chill.

Healthy Eating

16 Healthy Lunches That Cost Less Than $2 to Make

When I started my first full-time job, I quickly developed the bad (but common) habit of spending way too much on lunch. What started out as an …

Healthy Eating

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

Surveillance

20 Low-Maintenance, Satisfying Vegan Lunches

Vegan lunches = so not cool when they’re just a giant pile of lettuce. Ditto when they require seven specialty ingredients that you couldn’t even …

Cooking

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Why bereavement counselling is important

How bereavement counselling can help you deal with grief<p>When we lose a loved one, we can be enveloped by a range of feelings that we can’t cope with. These can range from guilt to frustration, from helplessness to numbness, from shock and anger to an overpowering deep sadness. There’s nothing wrong …

Mental Health

How you're tracked online _ and what you can do about it

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on you to help marketers sell you stuff.<p>Google, for one, also does extensive tracking to power its advertising engines. And many other …

Privacy

Savasana May Be The Laziest Yoga Pose, But Here's Why It's Also The Most Important

Corpse pose — or savasana, in Sanskrit — is the last pose in just about every yoga class, and oftentimes, it's the most blissful, meditative, and …

Yoga

Yoga Teachers Agree That This Is The Best Pose To Relieve Stress After A Long Day

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and as much as you'd love to release that tension by enrolling in a regular workout class, or going to a yoga …

Yoga

Follow This 7 Step Series to Get Flat Abs

Pilates is all about core strength. The benefits of core strength go way beyond flat abdominals, but it is the flat ab results of doing Pilates …

Yoga

You can actually learn to be wise, and it can help you feel less lonely

Most people were either stunned or amused when British prime minister Theresa May appointed a Minister of Loneliness a few months ago, acknowledging that, “for far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.” Yet, this should not have come as a surprise or a joke. In study after …

Psychology

Weird Flags Fly in Boots Riley's Sorry To Bother You

Black people aren’t allowed to be weird. This isn’t a grandiose statement I’m making to prove anything, but a broader observation of how we put …

Female pain has been grossly overlooked—and a new study points to a reason why

Women are no strangers to pain. In addition to experiencing the obvious, like periods symptoms (which some doctors claim can cause cramps as painful …

Most Mobile Projectors Cost Hundreds, But This Compact Model is Only $50

Mobile projectors are great way to show photos and other content on your smartphone on a bigger screen. While most models cost hundreds of dollars,</i> …

Mental Health

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

Dessert

6 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Instant Pot

Your Instant Pot can make cooking dinner a breeze, but that thing’s got, like, 20 buttons and knobs. For magical, delicious results, here’s what <i>not</i> …

How to organise your phone to make it less stressful

Everyday we have countless interactions with our beloved screens – research suggests people look at their phones up to 150 times per day. And a lot …

Personal Organizing

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

Relationships

The insidious ways the world tells teenage girls their bodies don’t belong to them

When I was 16 years old, I was the kind of teenager who had a favorite mathematician. One Sunday I went to see my hero give a talk. Afterward, I lingered near the stage with my dad, prepped with my usual question for adults with careers I admired: Any advice for a kid in high school?<p>I was wearing a …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Chemical imbalances don’t cause depression — society does

When you are depressed and anxious, you get hit by two kinds of stigma. People will often say that you’re being weak or self-indulgent and just need …

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

Complexity

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Hearty Chicken Minestrone

To finish:<p>Cook the pasta shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water, then store in the refrigerator.<p>Remove the stems from …

Slow Cookers

This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce Is Comfort Food at Its Best

Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until the onion is …

Cooking

Improve Self Esteem and Self Confidence in Children

If your child suffers from low self esteem, he/she will be reluctant to take up new challenges. Children tend to act out frequently on the ground …

Self-help

People Are Obsessed With Rachael Ray's Spinach & Artichoke Mac and Cheese

A massive snow apocalypse calls for some major carb overload, and Rachael Ray has comfort food down to a science. The chef shared her popular recipe …