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Old-Fashioned, No-Knead English Muffins Recipe

Don't bother preheating your oven—my English muffins are griddled through and through. Not only does the searing heat promote "oven spring" to create those coveted nooks and crannies, it gives the muffins an amazingly crispy crust with a soft and chewy interior. A scoop of whole wheat flour makes …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

Dessert

Worried About Talking Politics With Family? These Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes Will Take The Edge Off

THANKSGIVING. FAMILY. CHAOS. FOOD. FOOTBALL. ALCOHOL. You know how it goes.<p>Anyway…here are a few of our favorite cocktail recipes to help you weather the storm or surf on the wave.<p><b>Butternut Squash Old Fashioned — Little Dom’s in Los Angeles, Calif.</b><p>Ingredients:<p>2 oz. squash-infused Sazarac Rye<br>• Dash of …

Recipes

14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …

The Latest Trend in Millennial Parenting: Cloth Diapers

A few weeks shy of my daughter’s due date, I started doing research on the best biodegradable diapers on the market, hoping this would somehow make my newborn and me a bit more eco-friendly. I never even knew cloth diapers were a viable option until a friend suggested them. At first I thought she …

Robin Williams, depression and dementia: the clinical picture

The original piece, and the unpleasant comments from numerous people that first inspired it, stemmed from the widespread assumption that Robin Williams ended his life due to struggles with depression, a condition he was known to have dealt with often.

Dementia

5 Ways to Know If Your New Business Idea Will Really Work

You might have the most amazing business idea ever, but how do you know if it will actually work? Here's how to tell.<p>From millennials to small investors, all sorts of people are looking for new business ideas, but not all of them end up founding successful businesses. Startup ideas trend so …

Small Business

Overcoming obstacles to digital customer care

Providing superior digital customer care, or e-care, can lower costs and increase customer satisfaction. Yet it’s easier said than done.<p><b>Where do you</b> …

The Surprising Health Benefit of Washing the Dishes

Mindfulness is often associated with meditation, reflection, and a peaceful state of mind. Household chores? Not exactly what comes to mind.<p>But a new …

Mindfulness

Articles about forest retreat combines small living camping experience on Dwell.com - Dwell

As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...<p>A couple builds a home that makes the most of its woodsy site.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A jewel-like …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

Meditation

10 Recipes That Nutritionists Recommend for Breakfast

If there’s one thing nutrition experts agree on, it’s this: Eating balanced meals is essential for optimal health.<p>Breakfast means something different …

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

Changes to make in your 30s

Many people spend their 20s getting some unhealthy behaviors out of their system — like sleeping until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and spending all their disposable cash on new kicks.<p>But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the …

5 Easy Things Science Says You Should Do for Your Family

We'd all like to create healthier, stronger families and deeper, more meaningful relationships. Fortunately, science provides some simple things to …

The Simplest Way to Make Pour-Over Coffee

Have you been wondering about the pour-over offerings at your local coffee house? It costs more, it takes longer…so why would anyone order it?<p>Experts …

Coffee

Pumpkin Bread Recipes

This classic quick bread is spiced with roasty, toasty cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.

7 Best Apple Breakfasts

From fluffy pancakes to refreshing juice, here are seven terrific breakfast recipes to make with fall apples.<p>From fluffy pancakes to refreshing …

Fall Soup Recipes To Warm You Up On Those Chilly Nights

Coziness in a bowl.<p>The end of summer is always met with bittersweet emotions. It's hard to say goodbye to the endless sun, but it's really nice to cuddle up in a blanket and eat heart-warming meals again. Fall promises the reintroduction of many great foods, and one of its humblest is possibly one …

5 Cool Home Decoration Ideas That You'd Love to Do But Probably Won't

If you are bored with the decor of your home, there are ways to spice things up. Decorating takes many forms and you’re only limited by your …