Shanti Day

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This Ridiculously Easy Technique Is Scientifically Proven to Help You Remember More

Want to remember more of what you learn? There's a very simple practice that science has shown will really help. It's so easy that absolutely anyone can do it. In fact, you've done it yourself, when you were a child, although maybe not since then. It's drawing.<p>"But I can't draw!" you might say. I …

Doodling

Spinach Rice

This recipe was first posted August 31, 2012<p><b>FOR THE FULL LIST OF INGREDIENTS, SCROLL TO SEE THE RECIPE CARD AT THE END. BUT BEFORE YOU SCROLL CHECK</b> …

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is the latter, would you like to feel better about yourself, and happier with your own body?<p>…

Happiness

12 Home Upgrades That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Conceal boob lights with lampshades and hang plants without drilling holes.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"<p>• 20 Smart And Practical Home Decor Tips Our Readers Actually Swear By<p>• 15 Renter-Friendly Decor Tricks That Are Totally Gorgeous

Protesters gather in Washington, demanding gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is preparing for a massive rally in support of gun control, one that organizers hope will prove that the country has reached an emotional tipping point on gun violence, with teenagers seizing the initiative and leading the demand for change.<p>The nation's capital is …

Gun Control

Religion may alter your psychology, even if you're a non-believer

Sick of tinsel, carols and talk of virgin birth?<p>In New Zealand, Australia and many other countries, it’s hard to escape Christmas in December.<p>But …

Self-esteem

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …

Cauliflower en Croute

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Trim base of cauliflower so it stands flat on a foil-lined baking sheet. Mix oil, Dijon, garlic, salt, and …

With methods borrowed from Montessori, a Colorado organization looks to help people with Alzheimer’s

Residents of Aspen Hills Assisted Living in Littleton know Meghan Morrissey as the “activity lady.” It’s a nickname she wishes her mother had been …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

What Is Synesthesia? Definition and Types

Does Sound Have a Flavor? It Could Be Synesthesia<p>The term "<b>synesthesia</b>" comes from the Greek words <i>syn</i>, which means "together", and <i>aisthesis</i>, which …

High IQ Can Lead To Increased Risk Of Mental Illness, Study Says

A new study suggests that highly intelligent people have a significantly increased risk of suffering from a variety of mental disorders.<p>The study …

The Homemade Nutrition Bars That Power My Climbs

As a professional athlete, my career depends on a diet of nutritious, whole ingredients. When I do need to satisfy my sweet tooth, though, I opt for non-processed treats, like homemade cookies, made up of ingredients I already have in my pantry. I also need food that’s calorically dense: when I’m …

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals

We all need a little help when it comes to achieving our goals--so avoid this self-defeating tendency.<p>Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us …

Buttermilk Chess Pie

Serves 8 to 10<p>Ingredients<p>1 All-Butter Pie Crust, prebaked<br>• 3/4cup sugar<br>• 3/4teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 3tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2teaspoon kosher …

Slow-Cooker Cakes

Slow cookers are a great way to get dinner on the table with minimal fuss and mess. We’re especially fond of using them for super tender meat …

Slow Cookers

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Pie

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Where to Buy: 15 Great Online Sources For On-Trend Fabric

Have a chair that's been sitting around waiting for you to reupholster it (::cough : not guilty)? Want to cook up some new pillows for your sofa or …

This travel agency will send you on a trip for only $650 — you just won't know where until you get to the airport

Wouldn’t it be great if a travel agent just popped out of thin air and yelled, “Surprise! You’re going on vacation,” and you immediately got …

Travel

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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5 Great Beauty Brands That Don’t Test on Animals

No bunnies were harmed in the making of these products.<p>The recent controversy surrounding Nars’ decision to start selling its products in China, a country that mandates animal testing on some foreign cosmetics, has put the conversation about so-called cruelty-free beauty products front and center. …

Skillet Corn Cakes

Add 2 cups of the corn to a food processor and puree. Combine the pureed corn with the softened butter, sugar, and salt. Mix well.<p>Stir in the masa …

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As it turns out, my first experience with Selective Mutism (SM) was my first day on the job during my Clinical Fellowship Year in a private school …

Homemade Sweet Potato Flatbread (Roti)

<i>Homemade sweet potato flatbread is a delicious 2-ingredient side dish! This oil-free and yeast free flatbread goes well with curry, duck or grilled</i> …

Eric Barker: Why He Believes Most Career Advice Is False

I spoke to Eric Barker, the author of <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong</i>, about why most career advice is wrong, how to gain more self-confidence, why nice guys finish first and last, why there is such a thing as work-life …

What the Teacher of the World’s Most Popular Online Course Has Learned About the Science of Learning | Heleo

“Whether you’re learning a language, a musical instrument, how to dance, how to drive a car, it’s all the same: developing a compact, connected, …

Pomodoro Technique

What ‘personal space’ looks like around the world

By Amanda Erickson<p>Amanda Erickson<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on the post-Soviet world<p>Email Bio Follow<p>If you've traveled even a little bit, you’ve surely had the experience of sharing a public space with someone (or many someones) who wants to stand closer to you than you’d allow your partner …

Northern Europe

These 10 Desserts Are Secretly Healthy

I would choose dessert over almost anything: pizza, burgers, bagels — even pasta doesn't stand a fighting chance. As soon as something chocolatey, …

Dessert