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13 dinner meals that will take you less than 30 minutes to make

We get it — you’re a busy woman who runs the world. But you’re only human, which means you get hungry every now and again and you don’t have the time …

Improve Your Reading Comprehension by Writing Three-Sentence Summaries

There’s no point in reading something if you don’t take some of it with you. This simple exercise, when used with diligent note taking, can help you …

Triphala Tea Is Your New Bedtime Beauty Elixir

A new health & beauty drink is getting major buzz — its benefits include a clear, glowing complexion, long, healthy hair, and even weight loss. Move over, golden milk! However, Triphala powder is far from a passing beauty fad.<p>Triphala tea (that is, Triphala powder mixed with hot water) is an …

Wellness

Thinking Steps While Reading

I was noticing some of my third graders struggling when they were reading. I was constantly reminding them to pause occasionally and ask themselves …

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

3 Pasta Dishes That Are As Delicious As They Look

Growing up, my family ate pasta pretty much every day of the week. I’m not just talking spaghetti and red sauce. It was the mid-70s, during the …

The Ingredient That Makes Us Want a Pile of Greens Every Night

Dinner game-changer: start cooking your greens in coconut milk.<p>I'm more likely to ogle a photo of pizza than a pile of kale (and I know I'm not the only one). I also shiver just thinking about my relationship to spinach as a kid. But this is a new year, and a new me or whatever, so now I'm dousing …

Recipes

Neck Exercises and Stretches for a Herniated Disc

Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc: Whatever you want to call it, this condition is extremely painful.<p>Herniated discs are most common in …

Hearst Magazines

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

In loving memory of Vine: Quartz picks the greatest Vines ever

Vine is dead. The team behind the Twitter-owned six-second video app announced today in a Medium post that it would be discontinued “in the coming months.”<p>To honor the popular app, Quartz staff picked some of their favorites from across Vine’s four-year history. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile …

Apps

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Mindfulness

13 Must-Read Young Adult Books Out in September

Although we’re still a little bummed that bikini weather is over for the year, the new fall season does have its perks. Along with indulging in Starbucks’ iconic PSL and <i>finally</i> being able to throw on an oversized sweater and some leggings and call it a day, there are plenty of cozy reading weekends …

Books

This book can help you get healthy skin without using any products

He is the master of mindfulness and her green smoothies are Hollywood’s worst-kept beauty secret. But in their new book, Deepak Chopra and Kimberly …

'We should recognise that good teachers don’t all teach in the same way'

In my first term as a NQT, I was observed with a Year 9 class teaching about the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The children …

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

Dessert

19 Easy-To-Pack Lunches Under 400 Calories

No more sad brown-bag sandwich.<p>Each of the meals listed here are tasty, healthy, and under 400 calories. Obviously calories aren't the be-all, end-all of health, and depending on your personal goals you might want to eat more than 400 calories for lunch — do what makes the most sense for you. Also …

10 Books to Read and Reread

With so many amazing books being published every single day, we're never at a loss for something new to read.<p>But sometimes, we forgo the newbies in favor of old favorites.<p>Here, 10 books that have earned a permanent place on our editors' nightstands.<p><b>"The Great Gatsby" By F. Scott Fitzgerald</b> <b>Read the</b> …

20 Books You Can’t Put Down For Summer Reading

What makes you feel like it’s really summer?For me, it’s a week at the beach with a beach chair, umbrella, a cooler full of drinks, and my Kindle …

12 Cult Beauty Products from Around the World

Ladies, are you feeling like you’re in a makeup rut? If you’re bored and unimpressed by those same old products, it’s time to expand your beauty horizons. Beauty standards vary around the world and through time, but every culture has a few secrets that give their women their distinct, beautiful …

Skin Care

The Most Iconic Bar in Every State (and DC)

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p>The first known use of the word iconic comes from 1656, and, though most of these bars haven't been around quite that long, some come damn close. Our rules for choosing an iconic bar were simple: it has to have been around since at least 1990, it has to be famous, and people need …

12 Must-Read Books on Education for 2015

Few things are more satisfying than finally getting your hands on a book you’ve been meaning to read. In 2015, you’re going to want to make room in …

Science says these 5 daily rituals will make you happy

17%.<p>Via "The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work:"<p>Only 17% of the adult population is said to be flourishing, fulfilling their potential for happiness, success, and productivity.<p>Less than one in five. And the question that follows is, of course: <i>how do I become one of those …

10 Bargain Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

Nothing beats the Caribbean when it comes to blissful beach days, and nothing compares to an all-inclusive for convenience. But prices can be all over the map, with some resorts topping out at thousands per night. So we went on the hunt for top-quality resorts with awesome amenities that offer …

22 Socially Conscious Companies You Don’t Know About Yet

Driven by the financial and social success of companies like TOMS and Warby Parker, more and more entrepreneurs are creating companies that give back. Almost anything you want or need to buy — from soap to diaper bags — can help make a difference in the world. From employing artisans in developing …

Clothing

30 Simple Habits To Help You Work Well With Others

The phrase “Must work well with others” is so commonly found on job descriptions for open positions that it gets ignored almost completely. And yet it’s not simply text placed there to fill space, nor is it an empty request–it’s a threat. If you don’t work well with others, you’re going to get …

15 Ways to Live Authentically & Amazingly

<b>Anxiety, depression and unhappiness occur when people are not living their lives in a way that is congruent with their authentic selves.</b> This is what …

Happiness

Dessert Recipes For Your Slow Cooker. Because Yes, We Can.

We're not going to sugarcoat it, baking can be hard. If you don't know what you're doing it's really easy to get things really wrong. Like, I-don't-even-want-to-eat-that wrong. Cakes cave in unexpectedly, brownies don't rise (because you maybe forgot the eggs) and pie crusts crumble all too …

29 Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes, Both Savory & Sweet

We've got an infinite number of frozen puff pastry ideas. Here are 29 of them.<p><b>Want to stock your kitchen with a</b> secret weapon? From last-minute hors' d'oeuvres to hearty dinners and easy desserts, frozen puff pastry is the workhorse of a busy kitchen (our favorite brand is the all-butter Dufour). …

Baking