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Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

3 Strategies to Help You Write a Novel in Less than 3 Months

It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself. — Zadie SmithI’ve participated in a …

Creative Writing

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

Writing

If The Summer Of Retrogrades Has You Feeling Overwhelmed, Try These 7 Yoga Poses

In case you haven't heard, the ~summer of retrogrades~ is upon us, my friends. By this I mean, <i>seven</i> planets will be going into retrograde in the …

Yoga

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

5 Tips For Writing a Book People Will Actually Read (From a First Time Author)

My first book comes out this month. Here's what I learned.<p>I was sitting alone in a garage surrounded by packing boxes.<p>My usual morning routine, which started with coffee back then (and now is more about black tea), segued into a new idea for this column. I started writing about what it means to be …

Writing

How to Use Free Online Tools to Write Better Content

It’s all well and good scanning blog post after blog post in search of content writing tips, but sometimes you want instant, actionable tactics you …

Recipe: Firecracker Chicken Thighs — Recipes from The Kitchn

There is one important thing you should know about getting this chicken on the dinner table: You're gonna need to put out plenty of extra napkins. …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try For A Faster Metabolism

Dehydration has a way of sneaking up on us. Most people don’t even realize it until they feel irritable, hungry and lethargic. And then they probably …

Introducing Your New Favorite Way to Cook Pork Chops

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Cooking

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

Time Management

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Habits of a Good Writer…

Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits. — Twyla TharpEvery writer dreams of writing a successful post, …

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Meditation

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Writing Ideas are Everywhere!

I know what you must be thinking. If ideas are everywhere, why is “writer’s block” so rampant? Bear with me as I try to explain this seeming …

6 Things You Need to Do to Launch a Successful Blog

Launching a blog is now easier than ever. You can install WordPress with just one click and start blogging right away.In fact, almost 1,000 new …

Are ebooks dying or thriving? The answer is yes

It is a heartwarming story: In spite of the endless onslaught of digital content, American readers have collectively put down their screens and decided to embrace once more that beloved tactile rectangular prism that reminds us, with its weight at the bottom of our bags, of its immeasurable heft. …

Writing

Maple-Garlic Marinated Pork Tenderloin Recipe

"A delicious, sweet marinade using real maple syrup. Great on chicken or pork tenderloin."<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>1 teaspoon sesame …

How Robin Williams was being torn apart and couldn't fight back

Robin Williams struggled to remember his lines.<p>This was unusual for the hyperverbal, Oscar-winning actor, and it hit him hard in Vancouver in 2014 during the filming of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” the third movie in the successful family franchise.<p>“He was sobbing in my arms at the …

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Mindfulness

11 Ways To Stop Negative Thought Patterns And Move Forward

Negative thinking is the easiest way to slow down your business and personal goals. But how do you get rid of negative thoughts? There are a number of ways to do it, and the one you choose is likely a personal decision.<p>We asked members of the Forbes Coaches Council for advice on how to banish …

Self-help

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

How Meditation Reduces Stress (Plus 6 Tips for Absolute Beginners)

Yoga Medicine®<i>teacher Diane Malaspina explains the research-backed benefits of meditation and provides simple suggestions for getting started.</i>If you …

The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Martin Short Roasted Stephen Colbert and It Was Glorious

Martin Short and Stephen Colbert have only met a few times, but that didn’t stop Short from brutally roasting Colbert on his very own television show.<p>…

Brett Favre to Megyn Kelly: I've Probably Had Thousands of Concussions

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre estimated he may have suffered "thousands" of concussions during his 20-year NFL career.<p>Favre made the comment Thursday during an appearance on NBC's <i>Megyn Kelly Today</i> as part of a panel discussion about head injuries in sports.<p>"If a 'ding' is a …

3 Tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Manage Extreme Stress

I arrive at a job interview. I’m anxious. I really want this role. I was fired a month ago, and rent is due next week.<p>At least the receptionist is …