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Are You Minimizing Your Own Happiness?

Do you rarely feel truly happy, despite the many good things in your life? Do you feel that moments of pure joy evade you? If so, you might have …

Emotional Intelligence

Chocolate Meringue Cake

The things that intimidate us in the kitchen can be a bit silly, can’t they? After all these years of baking, my list has gotten shorter, but there …

Dessert

19 Healthy Fruit Desserts That Are As Pretty As They Are Sweet

Fruit, in all its dewy goodness, is Mother Nature's original dessert.<p>If your idea of a fruit dessert is a sad-looking loaf of fruit cake, back away from the canned fruit ~ very ~ slowly ~ and prepare to take some notes.<p>Fruits are perfection in a pie; they're the fresh and juicy crunch tucked away …

Healthy Eating

What I Wish I Could Have Told My Food-Obsessed Twentysomething Self

Throw out the food journal — it's not good for you.<p>I have no idea how many sexual partners I've had in my lifetime but I can tell you the exact number of grapes I consumed in 2003. I remind myself of this whenever I obsess about my body or feel a familiar pang of shame, regretting something I've …

7 Struggles Everyone Who’s Moved Back In With Their Parents Understands

That nest isn’t empty anymore....<p><b>1. Everything in your old room has been bronzed</b>: Bed, pillows, comforter—all of it. Ugh.<p><b>2. Being forced to re-smell</b> …

Try These 2 Exercises Together For a Powerful Depression Treatment

We've known for a long time that running can be a powerful mood booster. Enthusiasts rave about runners high and the rush of positive emotions that come from a good run. We also know what a powerful force meditation is, and the amazing way it can help your clear your mind and reduce stress …

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

UC Berkeley

50 Little Things Making You Fatter and Fatter

We all know the saying "Don't sweat the small stuff," but sometimes small actions can majorly influence how things play out—especially when it comes …

Nutrition

10 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Better Sleep

We sleep every day. We've been doing it all our lives. So, why wouldn't we assume we know all there is to know about getting the best sleep?<p>The thing is, we don't. Sleep is a science, and there are all kinds of biological, chemical, emotional, physical and lifestyle factors that influence the …

E-Z Cream Biscuits Recipe

"Just two ingredients! This is foolproof and good every time!! If you've ever enjoyed a famous chicken restaurant's biscuits, you've got to try …

Just one juice a day counts towards 'five a day' new rules say

Public health offiicals have introduced new advice, saying that just one smoothie or juice drink counts towards 'five a day' while diet recommendations call for a cutting back on red meat<p>Only one fruit juice or smoothie can count towards recommendations to eat 'five a day' fruit and vegetables, …

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

The light and springy cheesecake you’ve been waiting for

While you might think Easter’s all about colored eggs and chocolate, lamb, bunnies and baskets full of sweet things, I think it’s about cheesecake.<p>I have no idea when the association came to me and why it stuck. But really, does anyone need a reason for cheesecake? And certainly, no one needs an …

Dessert

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

Happiness

A Nutritionist Dishes on the Nutrients You're Most Likely Missing From Your Diet

<i>Even if you focus on eating healthy, there could be nutritional holes in your diet. Thankfully, dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, has listed out the 10 nutrients most likely to be missing from your diet.</i><p>The typical American diet is dismal: it's too high in calories — with more …