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9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

#1 Habit for the 21st Century Entrepreneur

A running theme through my writing is that for most entrepreneurs starting their business in the 21st century, money is no longer needed to make an …

How to Set Yourself Up For Success Before 9 A.M.

You might think the day doesn’t <i>really</i> start until you get to the office and your boss starts pestering you about some new assignment.<p>But the truth is …

The Most Motivational Statement Ever in 3 Words

The most motivational statement comes down to three words: “You’re gonna die.” I’m not trying to scare you — I’m being practical. You get one life …

Motivation

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the …

On a budget? Here are 13 cheap and healthy recipes that'll satisfy you and your wallet.

Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, it can be so inexpensive you'll wonder why you ever doubled up on ramen noodle packets for …

This Is the Most Popular Wedding Dress on Pinterest

It's been pinned over 2.5 million times.<p>Everyone knows Pinterest is the mecca for brides-to-be and aspirational brides alike. And even with all these different preferences and personal styles coming into play, there's still one wedding dress that is catching the eye of practically everyone on the …

You’ll never want to go to Bali

FORGET Bali. As far as Indonesia goes, it’s got nothing on these places. Here’s where to spend your next holiday instead.

Asia Travel

18 Amazing Things to do With a Mason Jar in Your Home

You don't have to be a Pinterest whiz to make these projects. Start your weekend bucket list now!

Bucket Lists

Once You Learn How to Cook A Whole Chicken In a Crockpot, Life Will Never Be the Same

This is a meal prepper's dream come true.

Cooking

The 23 Items to Pack for Every Solo Trip

These items—all of which can fit in a carry-on—will make your life much easier.<p>My grandma used to say, “Carry everything with you, so that when you …

Travel

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, Eat Healthier Throughout The Week

You got this.<p>With the right foods waiting for you in the fridge, eating healthy is a breeze. But what recipes to make? Lucky for you, we have five perfect dishes that'll encourage you to make healthy choices all week.<p>As part of our month-long Eat Well, Feel Great Challenge, we found recipes for you …

Healthy Eating

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

Get Paid to Travel the World - The Ultimate How To Guide | The Planet D

This is how we make money traveling and how others get paid to travel. After 8 years of earning a living through travel, we've learned many tips and …

Free & Cheap in NYC (For Real!)

The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive …

Celebrity Gossip

3 5-Minute Buns That Aren’t Boring

Long-haired ladies — and gentleman rockin’ major man bun game — listen up! Buns are not going anywhere EVER, which means we need to keep it fresh. The good news is that there are endless variations on the classic ‘do to upgrade your otherwise typical twisted nub (yes, I said “nub”). In this case, …

Turmeric-Tahini Dressing

Makes about ¾ cup<p>A spicy, creamy vibrant dressing that’s equally delicious on grain bowls and hearty salads, like kale.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup tahini<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>½ teaspoon ground turmeric<p>¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Food

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Cooking

17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …

Cooking

How to Make the Grain Bowl of Your Lunchtime Dreams

Still searching for the tricks needed to get your grain bowl to taste as great as the one at your favorite little luncheonette? Search no more.<p>These days, it seems like <b>Instagram-ready grain bowls</b> are popping up everywhere at spots like Egg Shop in NYC and Baker Miller in Chicago. Still searching …

Healthy Eating

Our Favorite 'Back of the Package' Recipes, From Cookies to Meatloaf

Some of our favorite recipes come from the backs of ingredient packages. From cookies to meatloaf, here are our staff's and reader's picks.<p></head>It's no secret that we like to riff on recipes. Case in point: These cookies with big chunks of bittersweet chocolate and flakes of sea salt turn a …

Dessert

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the New Year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.