Sandra McLaughlin

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The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

Meditation

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

Nutrition

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

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

The Cauliflower Dish 100+ People Order Every Night (& How to Make It at Home!)

I’m just going to put this one out there: I have a feeling we could all stand to shake up our roasted vegetable game this time of year, am I right? We’ve only <i>just</i> crossed the threshold into spring, but a quick look outside will tell you <i>real</i> spring is still a ways off. Farmers markets are still …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

This Oven Hack Will Change the Way You Cook

Whether it’s because something came up unexpectedly, or because you totally forgot to turn the oven on (we’ve <i>all</i> been there), using your oven to put …

Country Lifestyle

Crochet scarf Knit scarf Summer scarf Summer accessories scarf White scarf Blue retro scarf Retro clothing Scarf for women Gift for wife

Crochet scarf - Knit summer scarf - Summer accessories scarf - White Blue retro scarf - Retro clothing - Scarf for women - Gift for wife<p>This scarf could be a beautiful gift for woman or girl, a Birthday gift for Mom.<p>It is carefully crocheted by hand with cotton threads DMC. I took vintage cotton of …

10 Genius Ways to Make Your Life Easier with a Toaster Oven

<i>This piece originally appearedon MyRecipes.</i><p>If there is but one small(ish), food-heating kitchen appliance you allow on your countertops, let it be …

Country Lifestyle

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Cooking

This Superfast Breakfast Hack Will Spice Up Your Eggs

No matter how you like them, this one ingredient will take the breakfast staple to the next level.<p>Scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, or poached—eggs make …

Breakfast

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Turns Any Night into a Sunday Supper

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Tucking into a hearty bowl of tender beef stew is like dinnertime nirvana. Within the rich, beefy broth are creamy chunks …

Cooking

Dark Chocolate Orange Zucchini Cake

This dark chocolate orange zucchini cake is so easy to prepare! It is rich, moist, and very delicious! If you like the combination of chocolate and …

Italian Main Dishes

Get inspired by the flavors of Italy with these delicious main dishes, from light and creamy spinach and ricotta gnudi to osso buco with citrus …

Italian Food

Under Pressure: The 5 Best Instant Pot Alternatives For Multi-function Cooking

The phenomenon that is Instant Pot has taken the pressure cooker world by storm. Now referred to as “multi-functional pressure cookers,” these pots …

RS Cooking School: 3-Ingredient Chicken Dinner

This week on #rscookingschool we’re making dinner with just three ingredients—okay, six if we’re counting olive oil, salt, and pepper. Those precious …

Cooking

The 3 Best Space Heaters For Large Rooms

If you live in a house (or work in an office) with large, drafty rooms that don't ever seem to warm up, investing in one of the best space heaters …

Ventless Gas Fireplace: Is It Safe? Read This Before You Buy

A ventless gas fireplace is one without a chimney or vent—and it's an increasingly popular option for cash-strapped homeowners, since installing a …

Natural Gas

These Are the 18 Best Trader Joe’s Products of 2017, According to Customers

The popular grocery store just released the winners of their 9th Annual Customer Choice Awards. Did your favorites make the cut?<p>On January 2, Trader …

Food

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli With Lemon and Parmesan Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss broccoli with 2 tablespoons oil on a rimmed baking sheet; brush cut sides of lemon with remaining 1/2 tablespoon …

Broccoli

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

Breakfast

New cancer treatments have perplexing side effects

When Diane Legg began seeing black specks in her right eye, she went to an ophthalmologist near her home in Amesbury, Mass. He said she had a torn retina and needed laser surgery.<p>Legg's oncologist was skeptical. He was worried that Legg had eye inflammation, called uveitis, that was caused by an …

Medicine

This One Trick Will Make Your Pasta So Much Better

There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a long day. But in addition to the …

Italian Food

No Need for Diet Pills — Eat Walnuts and Lose a Pound a Day

Instead of diet pills, can we actually use walnuts for weight loss? It may sound farfetched, but it’s an exciting technique being developed at …

Nutrition

50 Snow Day Recipes to Keep You Warm During the Blizzard

When the weather gets crazy, stay inside and cook (and nap).<p>When a few feet of snow pile up outside, there's only one thing to do: Hunker down, put on your sweatpants, and turn up the oven. Here are 50 recipes we keep on hand for glorious, work-from-home snow days, from long-braised meats to the …

This formula will make you happier at work and at home in 2018 | Inc.com

Growth is good and we all want to be part of a growing company. But there is a dark side; a year of late nights, working on weekends, always-being-connected can really take a toll on people--depleting energy and impacting wellbeing.<p>Research shows that people who have more personal resources like …

Happiness

The right meditation can literally reshape your brain

Contemplative exercise can improve your life by refining your mind, so it’s worth trying. But it’s also worth knowing what will work for your particular purposes.<p>An Oct. 4 study in Science Advances (pdf), led by neuroscientist Sofie Valk at the Max Planck Institute for Human and Cognitive Brain …

Mindfulness

36 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Rival What's Under the Tree

These holiday recipes are Santa Claus approved.<p>From roast beef tenderloin and buttery mashed potatoes to mulled wine and festive cookies, expand your Christmas dinner horizons with our favorite holiday recipes. With a meal this impressive, it'll <i>almost</i> make up for the re-gifting you did this season.

Cooking