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7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

We all could benefit from learning how to be kinder, calmer, and more compassionate.<p>When it comes to talking about intelligence, someone’s intelligence quotient (IQ) is usually what comes to mind; however, there is another type of intelligence that’s often overlooked but equally important: your …

Emotional Intelligence

Bedroom Design Tips for a Serene Sanctuary

In the middle of a bedroom makeover? Or perhaps you’re looking for a few easy ways to refresh your sleeping space! There are many reasons to revamp …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now

Ready to become an entrepreneur, but lacking a great idea? We've got a dozen of the best.<p>You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

European Travel

Slim Down and Stay Full | Valet.

Cutting calories? Trying to get in shape for the coming summer? Thankfully, slimming down doesn't have to mean subsisting entirely on egg whites and …

Nutrition

A Beauty Editor’s Crazy Morning Routine, Inspired by French and Korean Skin Care

<i>“Vanities” is a new feature in which the Cut’s editors obsessively detail their beauty routines. Next up: The Cut’s senior beauty editor, Kathleen</i> …

22 Desserts That Prove Sweet & Salty Is The Perfect Combo

Satisfy ALL the cravings!

The Food Lab: Better Channa Masala With a World Tour of Techniques

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>As one of the most popular dishes in the world, both in and out of India and Pakistan, <i>channa masala</i> (or <i>chana masala</i>, <i>chole masala</i>, or <i>chholay</i>, depending on where you're from)—chickpeas cooked in a spicy and tangy …

Onions

11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

How To Eat Healthy Without Going Broke

Whole Foods life on a fast food budget<p>We’re constantly being told we need to eat right, but what many nutrition preachers fail to consider is that we can't all afford the healthiest options out there. Most of the time, it seems easier to grab fast food or premade meals and microwavable dishes. …

Nutrition

Property Brothers share the best time to buy TVs, furniture, air conditioners and more

When the Property Brothers talk, we listen, whether they’re crooning their latest country tune or telling us how to upcycle in our backyard.<p>In their book, “Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding and Fixing Your Perfect House,” Drew and Jonathan Scott are dishing out all of …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Tasty

Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this service …

Before & After: Out of the '70s For Under $200

Not all wallpaper is created equal. And while it is having a well deserved moment, some wallpaper can make a room feel instantly dark and outdated. …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

23 tips for a successful garden

The decision to begin a garden feels a bit like what I imagine the decision to skydive or bungee jump feels like: You’re excited! You have a vision! …

From Thai to Indian: 9 Easy Ethnic Recipes Your Family Will Love

From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough for the kids but authentic enough for more adventurous eaters.<p><b>1. Shrimp Pad Thai</b><p>Everything you need for this delicious Shrimp Pad Thai, you can find at your local grocery store -- …

These 3 Lists Can Help Singles Find a Great Mate

Accomplishing any goal is usually a step by step process, starting with gaining clarity about just<br>what we want. Yet too many people do not give the …

Self-Acceptance

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Gardening

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Cooking

Ultra Recovery: From Depressed Addict to Pro Ultrarunner on a Plant-Based Diet

In 2005, I was 34 years old, over 320 pounds, had ridiculously high blood pressure, high cholesterol, prediabetes, and two herniated discs in my …

The foundations that will give you flawless skin this summer

In almost every woman’s make-up bag you’ll find foundation. Like mascara, it’s one of those products that some of us can’t leave the house without. It’s also a product that we’re willing to invest in. However, despite the vast amount of formulas on the market today, foundation is still the beauty …

Makeup

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

The Best Drugstore Dupes for the New Kylie Glosses

In a move pretty much everyone saw coming, Kylie Jenner announced that she'll be releasing three brand-new lip glosses under her ever-expanding makeup empire, Kylie Cosmetics. Today, Kylie Glosses go on sale on her website for $15 each. And either Jenner is suddenly wildly self-aware or she's …

Makeup

How I Went From Living in My Car to Owning My Own Company

What I learned about success and overcoming adversity from living in my car.<p>When I was 18 years old, I moved into a Honda Civic. I didn't get along with my parents, didn't have money for an apartment, and was not attending college. I read a lot about the student debt crisis many young people face …

See the Fashion-Forward Home That's Surprisingly Kid-Friendly

The space really is the best of both worlds.<p>For interior designer Tamara Magel, opening a second office in the Hamptons changed everything. Having spent the better part of a decade outfitting some of the most prestigious residences in New York City and D.C., the transition to the country required a …

Interior Design

7 Drugstore Nude Lipsticks Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

Everyone needs a few nude lipsticks in their makeup arsenal. It's an absolute necessity for an everyday look. And while some of the best nude lipsticks can be pretty costly (looking at you, Tom Ford), there are some amazing drugstore shades, too. Here, seven celebrity makeup artists tell us their …

This Clever Bunk Bed Is Also a Sofa

How's that for handy?<p>If you're constantly hosting houseguests, you probably have a few pieces that pull double duty — like a pull-out couch or a room divider. But Resource Furniture's Palazzo wall bed system takes that concept to the next level.<p>Its bunk beds convert into a sofa — or the sofa …

Furniture

This Is How to Fade Those Dark Spots on Your Skin

Out damned spot! When your complexion somehow produces a dark spot that not even concealer can color-correct, don't panic—you can get it to fade, but …