Tracy Edwards

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How to Create a Gantt Chart in Google Sheets

A popular tool for project management, Gantt charts provide a chronological, easy-to-read breakdown of completed, current and upcoming tasks as well …

Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers to help pupils learn, academic says

Neuroscience should be taught to all teachers before they step into a classroom, an academic has said.<p>Barbara Oakley, professor of engineering at …

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Halle Berry and Christian Louboutin Team with Saks Fifth Avenue to Fight Cancer

Halle Berry, Christian Louboutin, and Saks Fifth Avenue are teaming up for a very good cause. For its 18th year, Saks has joined forces with Stand Up …

Baked Ziti with Ricotta

This rich casserole has the flavors of lasagna without the work. It's perfect for a Sunday dinner.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>Marinara Sauce</i><p>4 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 …

5 Treadmill Hacks That Can Help Shave More Pounds

Burn more calories on the hamster wheel every time.<p>If you're trying to lose weight but you run at the same speed and incline every time you hit the treadmill, you can run right into a rut—which is a) boring and b) lacking in calorie-torching power.<p>The good news: Jogging on the dreadmill <i>can</i> go from …

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5 Ways for Teachers to Be Kind to Themselves

Good Friends by Juliana Coutinho via Creative Commons CC BY 2.0<p>When I was in my twenties, I regularly startled awake with terror, grabbed a small paper bag, and hyperventilated into it until I began to feel myself become lightheaded. In my thirties, I went to the emergency room twice for panic …

9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

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Little French Fudge Cakes

If you can melt chocolate and stir, you can make these cakes, and no commercial mix has chocolate as good as this. Quality chocolate is like …

Luscious Lemon Triangles Recipe

"A traditional lemon bar with zest! The addition of lemon zest in both the crust and filling makes this dessert even more …

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

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How To Motivate Your Employees To Do More Each Week

Want to keep your employees loyal? Motivate them to do their best work.<p>"You can catch more flies with honey..." Yeah, I know. The same clich gets old when trying to motivate employees. While there are many tried-and-true methods of motivating employees to work harder, I like to think outside the …

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6 Lazy Girl Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Getting out of bed in the morning to take on the challenges of a new day isn’t always the highlight of our daily routine. Couple that with the idea of fitting in an early workout, and… well, that can be enough to send anyone into a self-induced winter hibernation. Luckily, you can fit in your daily …

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The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

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7 Things All Super-Productive People Do

There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would ever have a sad desk lunch). So how do they do it?<p><i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Not getting …

Make-Ahead Casseroles for Easy Weeknight Dinners

Casseroles may be the most all-around satisfying dishes. Not only are they superhearty, they are extremely easy to pull off, which makes casseroles …

Christmas Casseroles

Sometimes, the easiest way to feed a crowd is with a hearty casserole. These dishes can be made ahead of time, and are sure to please even picky …

6 Things Working Women Should Never Write in Email

By now, you’ve likely heard about the essay Jennifer Lawrence wrote for the <i>Lenny</i> newsletter discussing the gender pay gap earlier this week. If not, here’s a quick synopsis: JLaw explained that after the Sony hack—which leaked emails showing she took home a lot less money than her <i>American Hustle</i> …

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20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

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An Essential Guide to Sparkling Wines

There's much more to these varieties than bubbles.<p>Here's a great party trick: Confidently rattling off the difference between Champagne, cava, cremant, and more.

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The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

19 amazing English words we’ve totally forgotten about

1. Twirlblast<p>A tornado, according to people in the 1700s. Why we switched to tornado, I’ll never understand.<p>2. Chork<p>The act of making the sound your …

Here's Proof That Your Pictures Don't Need Frames

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Tyler Florence's Goat Cheese Cake with Strawberries and Basil

Follow Tyler Florence's step-by-step photos.<p>Love cheescake? Chef Tyler Florence puts his own spin on the classic, using strawberries and a sprinkling of fresh basil and goat cheese. See these step-by-step photos and get the ingredients and recipe for this cheesecake. It's sure to be a favorite …

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The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

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10 Easter Brunch Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best part -- all of these Easter recipes are incredibly easy.<p>Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best …

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Your New Favorite Chocolate Cake

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The perfect chocolate cake recipe has been sitting in your pantry all along, patiently waiting for you to discover it.</i><p>Today feels like …

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