Stacy Blaisdell

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Warren Beatty Wants Six Hours of Your Time. Or More.

LOS ANGELES — Lest there be any question about whether, at 79, Warren Beatty is still a force of nature, the interview for this article lasted more than six hours. Mr. Beatty could have kept going, but I, in exhaustion, begged off. “As you have learned,” Mr. Beatty said, as we emerged on a golden …

The Experiment Chronicles 09: Pomodoros, Chilling, and Yoga Bunny

Doing The Experiment Chronicles for work, play, and rest has really saved my sanity this semester. Despite the Fall semester ramp up, it's been a …

Time Management

Bahá'í Temple in Chile: The universal house of worship - CNN Style

Written by Layli Foroudi, CNNSantiago (Chile)<p>"That dimple you see over there," said Siamak Hariri, pointing to the surface of his award-winning structure nestled in the Andean landscape on the outskirts of Santiago, "that little subtle inflection, the way the line goes round is very deliberate -- …

Turning A Year Of Devastating News Into A Life-Changing New Business

<i>Unsure of what is holding you back from taking the next step in your career? Feeling fearful about changing industries or starting your own business? This is Fear Factors, a Q&A series with female entrepreneurs and executives who share their journeys beyond fear to success.</i><p>Thirteen years ago, …

Emptying your inbox might feel good, but it's not making you any more successful — so stop wasting your time

As in, you can sink an hour into bullet journaling, or color-coding your wardrobe, or calendaring your workweek in 15-minute chunks — but to what end? So you <i>feel</i> more organized? Or so you make substantial progress toward your most important personal and professional goals?<p>If you find yourself …

Time Management

I Review Hundreds Of Cover Letters–Here’s What I Instantly Reject

An experienced hiring manager explains what makes her eyes glaze over and what grabs her attention.<p>I’ve read a lot of cover letters throughout my career. When I was a fellowship program manager, I reviewed them in consideration for more than 60 open positions each year. So I saw it all–the good, …

How to declutter your home when you have no time

Decluttering expert Vicky Silverthorn shares her tips on getting the job done.<p>Is it fair to say the majority of us spend our days rushing around, …

Personal Organizing

Meditation Made Me a Better Negotiator

Now I accomplish what I need and feel good about it too.<p>When I started meditating, I knew it would make me calmer. It would slow my racing mind and …

7 Ingredients You Should Add To Your Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Beef up your shake so you’re not starving 20 minutes later<p>If you’re looking to shed some weight, consistency really is key: Thick, lower-calorie shakes can actually keep you fuller longer than higher-calorie, thinner shakes can, we recently reported.<p>Still, crafting a perfectly dense drink can be …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

No particular location required. 😌<p>On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and …

5 Science-Backed Diet Tweaks to Reduce Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses. Heart disease, cancers and even Alzheimer’s disease can all be linked back to …

6 Smart Ways Trainers Switch Up Their Exercise Routine When They Want to Lose Weight

Seriously, your fat cells should be scared.<p>When exercise is a part of your weight-loss plan, you've got to have a strategy.<p>To ensure that each sweat session is actually boosting your results, "You have to adjust your workout to fit your goal," says Baltimore-based strength coach and trainer Erica …

Weight Loss

Coke and Pepsi Give Millions to Public Health, Then Lobby Against It

The beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have given millions of dollars to nearly 100 prominent health groups in recent years, while simultaneously spending millions to defeat public health legislation that would reduce Americans’ soda intake, according to public health researchers.<p>The findings, …

Public Health

Thick Skin Thinking: How To Use Negative Feedback To Your Advantage At Work

It goes against our nature to shout “Hooray!” when someone calls us out. But studies show that people who solicit and accept feedback are more effective leaders and more successful at work. Here’s how to take the sting out of feedback and make it work for you.<p>Experience tells us that negative …

‘The Girl on the Train’: Here’s What It’s Really About

First things first: “The Girl on the Train” is a wonderfully faithful adaptation.<p>In a move that seems downright brilliant now, the film rights for Paula Hawkins’s dark mystery were bought months before its early 2015 publication, at which time it went on to sell more than eleven million copies, …

Books

The Truth Is in the Muck

An environmentally conscious chef eschews conventional sushi in favor of the undiscovered pleasures of strange, invasive species. A man who lost his eyesight refuses to pity himself and instead becomes, of all things, a travel writer. Together, they dig their hands into the dark ocean mud in search …

How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump

The Donald fancied himself a player in the ’90s, but the shock jock knew just how to play him. Now that’s back to haunt the candidate.<p>To anyone who’s listened to “The Howard Stern Show” since it hit the national airwaves in 1986, Stern’s name still conjures the snicker of adolescent dirty talk, and …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning

The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

Silicon Valley

17 Ways to Get to Know Yourself Better - Soul Warriors | Life Design by Liz Connors

To live a passionate, purposeful life, the first step is to get to know yourself better. <b>Knowing your fundamental preferences, tendencies and traits –</b> …

Learning

22 Fall Salad Recipes to See You Through the Season

In spring and summer salads are an obvious meal—farmers markets overflow with fresh produce, and salads are a seasonally appropriate way to showcase the lettuces, tomatoes, and other vegetables that are in abundance. When the seasons change, the offerings at the local market change, too, but that …

Fall Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

Warm up after a chilly run with this nutrient-packed, not-your-average oatmeal dish.<p>I like having a warm post workout breakfast in the fall—it’s always around the time when the summer days of fresh fruit bowls, smoothies, and granola are coming to a close and mornings are starting to get cooler and …

The 7 Best Foods to Eat if You Want to Sculpt Seriously Awesome Arms

Great arms don't just happen. Here's how your nutrition can help.<p><i>This article was written by JJ Virgin, a celebrity fitness and nutrition expert and New York Times bestselling author, and was provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness<i>.</i><p>One of the side effects of being in the public eye is that …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

10 Budgeting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

10 Budgeting Mistakes You May Be Making<p>Updated December 31, 2017<p>One of the reasons that many people give up on budgeting is that they can’t seem to …

Alton Brown, Showman of Food TV, Pulls Back the Curtain

MARIETTA, Ga. — The afternoon sun had melted most of the ice in the Mason jar that held Alton Brown’s sangria. At 54 and recently divorced, the king of the food-science geeks and master of ceremonies to the first Food Network generation rocked gently on a backyard swing and pondered the big …

Will 'Saturday Night Live' take down Trump?

'Maybe it’s going to take comedians to do the job that cable news has relinquished for so much of the campaign.'<p>Monday night was live from Hofstra. Saturday night is live from New York.<p>While Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton argue over who won Monday night’s debate, inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the …

Comedy

How the NFL Cheats: Spy Games

<i>Whether you call it breaking the rules, bending the rules or just getting creative with the rules, cheating has always been a part of the NFL and always will be. This is Part 4 in a Bleacher Report series on how NFL players and teams seek out some advantage, any advantage, over their competition.</i> …