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The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Making These 7 Small Changes To Your Morning Routine Can Drastically Boost Your Mood

It doesn't matter if you leap out of bed with the greatest of ease, or if you need a few hits of the ol' snooze button before you can truly wake up — …

Wellness

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the potential to pull our brains free from the anxiety by grounding us in the present.<p>The …

Mindfulness

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

To be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined.<p>Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, …

Time Management

Slow-cooked curried 
leg of lamb - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>10 green cardamom pods<br>• 1 cinnamon stick<br>• Rapeseed oil for frying<br>• 1 tbsp chilli flakes<br>• 1 tbsp ground cumin<br>• 1 tbsp ground coriander<br>• 2 tsp ground …

Recipes

The secret to becoming a famous writer

How do you become a successful writer? Successful writers offer predictable advice. "Perseverance is absolutely essential," J.K. Rowling says. "Read …

J. K. Rowling

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

Buttery, earthy swedes and sweet caramelised shallots add smoky magic to this aromatic south-east-Asian noodle soup<p>A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic …

Recipes

How to Make Po de Queijo

You need this Brazilian cheese bread in your life<p>If there is one flavor combination of which I’ll never tire, it’s bread and cheese. The …

Watch This Supermodel’s Foolproof Hack For Contouring

As people who aren’t supermodels, the last thing we have to worry about is prepping for millions to watch us strut our stuff down the Victoria’s …

Beauty

10 Part Action Plan for Writing Your Very First Book

There’s no doubt that writing a book is an excellent way to bolster your credibility and establish yourself as an authority. A book can also help you …

Writing

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

HIIT

A Top NYC Blogger Shares Her Routine for Sculpted Abs

I also eat very well. I mainly stick to a plant-based diet, aside from eggs, and, occasionally, fish. A doctor recently told me my health is optimal.</b> …

8 Decadent Low-Carb Brownie Recipes That Are Too Good to Be True

There’s something about baking in the fall that just feels right. The oven warms the kitchen, and familiar smells waft through the whole house. …

Dessert

How to Consistently Act From Your Deepest “Why” and Optimize Your Time

How do you make the shift?<p>How do you get clear about what you want?<p>How do you connect with your deepest held convictions and identity?<p>How do you …

10 Exercises For A Stronger Back You Can Do At Home Without Any Equipment

<b>Since we're all guilty of either sitting on a chair working the whole day or lazing in bed on a day off, the one body part that needs maximum</b> …

Yoga

4 Tips To Become A Consultant For Your Second Career

<i>(The following is adapted from</i> The Consulting Economy: How to Manage Your Career in the Coming Workforce Revolution <i>by Jonathan Dison, published by Lioncrest.com.)</i><p>I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are …

Employment

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can’t fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, “Eighty percent of American …

Yoga

21 Healthyish Noodle Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Pasta Craving

Penne for your thoughts.

35 quick dinners perfect for fall evenings

There are so many ways to make the anxious newness of school nights and waning summer days go more smoothly — and get yourself some bonus not sad …

Cooking

These Are the Top 15 Fan-Favorite Recipes From Blue Apron

How often do you <i>actually</i> keep the recipe cards for the meals you make through food delivery services like Blue Apron? Yes, the dishes are good, but the best of the best are worth replicating. For the month of October, Blue Apron is actually bringing back fan favorites, so you can make them again or …

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

1. “Donnie Darko” (2001)<p>Jake Gyllenhaal was just starting to get on everyone's radar when he scored one of his first lead roles, playing a troubled …

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Hiking

The 4 Things You Need to Bake Better, Juicier Chicken Breasts

Although a wildly popular go-to dinner protein, chicken breasts often get a bad rap. There's so little fat in a boneless, skinless chicken breast …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Our 10 Most Popular Make-Ahead Dinner Recipes

I'm a firm believer that make-ahead dinners are one of the very best gifts you can give to your future self. Walking into the kitchen at the end of …

4 Ways to Become Stress-Free Just About Anywhere

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress and I’m starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.<p>You may have your own …

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Harvard Medical School

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Self-improvement