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18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

Want to pick up some good habits?<p>The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" …

Quora

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

When self-improvement is self-destruction: The 4 warning signs

In the age of Instagram, self-help and wellness have never looked more glamorous and appealing, says inspirational speaker Danielle LaPorte.<p>But as she points out in her new book, "White Hot Truth," sometimes the path to self-improvement can become self-destructive.<p>"So much of the self-help space …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

14 Slow Cooker Stew Recipes to Cook Up for Dinner Tonight

At this point in the season, it’s pretty safe to say that we’re <i>so over</i> winter. Even the finest and comfiest of spicy soups can’t seem to wipe the gloom from our gazes. Not to mention, we’re all eating light and crisp lettuce wraps for lunch to stick with our newfangled clean eating habits. Once we …

The Korean Lip Stain That Stays Put for 8 Hours

As a person who primarily writes about food for a living, I eat widely and often, which makes most lipsticks and their brethren moot points in my …

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Modern Square Bath Sinks

Sourcing the simplest version of something is often the hardest task in a remodeling project. Looking for a clean, modern white bath sink? Here are …

Home Improvement

Brutal honesty is almost always a mistake — here's how to tell when it's not

Why didn't they just follow my advice when I could objectively solve their problems?<p>Who else has tried to give good advice, only to have your friend, mom/dad, or boyfriend/girlfriend ignore it? Even when they genuinely wanted to change?<p>Brutal honesty rarely works when we're trying to get other …

1,500 happily married people say the key to lasting relationships isn’t communication — it’s respect

When author and blogger Mark Manson was about to get married, he reached out for some advice. He didn't ask friends or family but instead called upon his considerable readership.<p>You can read Manson's full post — "1,500 people give all the relationship advice you'll ever need" — on his blog. …

1,500 People Give All the Relationship Advice You’ll Ever Need

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Relationships

All Magnetically Confident People Have This in Common, Says Psychology

Genuine confidence is an elusive art—one that you can pinpoint within seconds but may take an entire lifetime to outwardly manifest. But according to …

Self-help

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Happiness

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …