Sandra Nagora

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6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

Cooking

12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

Breakfast

How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

Tomatoes

Get It Together: 20 Habits You Need To Start This October

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Giuliana Guarna.</i><p>Pumpkin spice lattes, riding boots, and Halloween planning aren't the only things that fall brings into our lives. It also brings us the opportunity to breathe in the crisp autumn air and channel the energy of a new season into creating positive …

Chickpeas

Four Books Every Novelist Should Read

Here are the four books I’m recommending to students in my Novel Writing Master Class. These are essential reading for anyone interested in narrative …

Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

Meditation

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

What to Do With Your Mind During Meditation

<i>By Lodro Rinzler</i><p>I have been teaching peaceful-abiding meditation for 14 years now, and over that time I have realized that there are many misconceptions about what to do with your mind during meditation. If you have ever sat down in a cross-legged posture, began focusing on your breath, and …

Meditation

Mental Minimalism | Inc.com

Most of the time when people think of "minimalism" they think of less stuff. Or tiny houses. Or 34.8 perfectly arranged items that all fit into a single backpack. Or, to a lesser extent, lots of tiny houses, each with their own backpacks filled with 34.8 perfectly arranged items.<p><i>But what if we</i> …

Minimalism

The best iPad apps for book lovers

If you love to read books wherever you go then check out our list of the best iPad apps for book lovers.<p>Can’t decide what book to read? This app will …

The Paleo Cookbook: 300 Delicious Paleo Diet Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>From the Publisher of New York Times Bestsellers Paleo Slow Cooker and Paleo for Every Day<p>Simply put, the Paleo diet is the diet that humans were intended to eat.<p>Low carb, high protein, and full of wholesome, natural foods, the Paleo diet has gained rapid popularity for those …

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Panoramic Photography

There’s method to awards-season madness before the Oscars

Outside, it's still watermelon-and-feta-salad weather. Inside, though, at least in the corridors of movie studios and showbiz fixers, minds are already squared on Feb. 28, 2016. Destination: Oscar.<p>With the industry already in battle-mode for the major fall film fest rigamarole (i.e. Venice, …

This Boy With Debilitating Cerebral Palsy Is Asking the World for Birthday Cards

"He likes people to read to him and he loves bright colors."<p>Tate Malone is about to turn 16, and he's gone through a lot to get to that age. Now, with the help of his mom, he's asking the world to help him celebrate, the <i>Danville Register & Bee</i> reports.<p>Tate has cerebral palsy and epilepsy. He can't …

15 differences between a normal friend and a Portuguese friend

1.<p><b>A normal friend</b> will invite you to eat at their place despite what football club you support.<p><b>A Portuguese friend</b> will say,“<i>até te convidava para</i> …

Freedom of Information

How I Learned to Get a Lot Done Without Being Busy

I’ve got a confession: I’m not busy.<p>Yes, I have three kids, I’m running a business, I create and post a new podcast episode at least once a week, I …

23 Amazing Ways to Use Lavender

Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.<p>Wondering what to do with all that lavender you're growing in your yard? Soaps, scones and rooms sprays are just the beginning.

Before & After: A Dingy Old Cooler Gets a DIY Wooden Cover

(Image credit: Killer B Designs)<p>We're going to guess that you or someone in your family has a cooler that looks like this hanging around their home. …

DIY

5 Writing Rules That Work No Matter What You’re Writing

by Emily WenstromShort stories. Marketing copy. News reporting. Poetry. Business proposals. Literary fiction. Technical writing. Blogs. …

Creative Writing

Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Boring food just isn't our thing.<p>See the full list of healthy weeknight dinner recipes here.<p><b>Falafel Salad With Spicy Yogurt Sauce</b><p>Conventional? Snooze. If we're going to eat a platefull of vegetables, you bet we're gonna make every last bite interesting. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad</b><p>…

Cooking

What to Make This Weekend: A Leather Tote, Egg Yolk Coasters + More

Mother’s Day has come and gone. While all your DIY efforts the last few weeks may have gone to making something special for dear old mom, this weekend is just for y-o-u. From a chic leather tote to the perfect wedding hair accessory, here are 10 projects to tackle before Monday’s return.<p>1. Leather …

Crafting

When Others Frustrate You

There’s a way of being that I’m trying to cultivate in myself — to let go of wanting others to be a certain way.<p>Here’s the problem: we all get …

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

Food

Cucumber Salad With Feta Recipe

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

Self-help

8 Clever Ways to Build With Reclaimed Wood

Repurpose old wood in your garden, in a bookcase, or even as hardwood flooring.<p>Repurpose old wood in your garden, in a bookcase, or even as hardwood flooring.

7 Life-Changing Organizing Lessons We Learned from Marie Kondo

We found joy in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up — and you can too.<p><i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> is everywhere lately, or so it seems — Japanese author Marie Kondo's unique, joy-based organizational method has spread across the States like wildfire, drawing millions of new followers to …