Valerie Dias

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10 Easy Keto Lunchbox Ideas — A Lunch Box for Everyone

Considering the high-fat, low-carb (and incredibly popular) keto diet is based on meat, eggs, cheese, and plant-based fats (nuts! avocado!), it's …

Healthy Eating

15 Products We All Unanimously Agree Are Amazing

We go through a ton of products—each one tailored to our specific skin types, tones, and needs. But every once in a while a product comes along that …

Skin Care

Easy Salmon Poke Bowl Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Make a batch of steamed brown rice. Use our Brown Rice recipe.<p>2Next, in a medium sized bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, …

Recipes

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

Here’s a harsh life truth that you’ll never hear in your formative years — there is a very high probability you will not discover what you truly want …

Motivation

Skip That Cup of Coffee and Eat the Following 15 Foods For All-Day Energy

If you're in need of a boost in energy, it can be tempting to reach for another cup of cold brew or fizzy soda (we've all been there). While caffeine and added sugar will certainly perk you up, they can quickly lead to a surefire crash later. That doesn't mean you are doomed to a life of 2 p.m. …

Nutrition

Portugal Off The Beaten Path: The Algarve and The Azores

Portugal, as I’ve shared over the last few weeks, is an incredible up-and-coming European destination. Lisbon and Porto are both vibrant, fun cities …

European Travel

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

First, personal evolution is a choice.<p>It’s not genetic.<p>It’s an overall approach to life.<p>It’s a mindful understanding of how the internal and external …

Self-improvement

Here are this summer's 11 hottest thrillers

Summer thrills

Books

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

15 Recipes Every Beginner Baker Should Master

So you’re not an expert baker—maybe precise measurements scare you, or you prefer French fries to French pastry. But if you’re looking to improve …

French Fries

5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Do your to-do lists stretch on and on — and on? Do you dread checking email on Friday afternoons, worried about seeing messages piling up when you’re just trying to get out the door? Or maybe you’ve noticed that anxiety is preventing you from concentrating on whatever you’re currently doing. You …

Self-help

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

Take a Mental Vacation With These Enchanting Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is one of the most unique forms of narrative fiction. It also happens to be one of the easiest genres to fall in love with. Weaving …

Books

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Facebook Ads

Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas Recipe

"A low-carb approach to enchiladas with zucchini tortillas."<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<p>1 medium onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>…

Recipes

6 Things That Will Help You Grow Wealth (That Most People Won't Do)

“How can I grow wealth?”<p>As a financial planner, I hear this question (or some variation of it) almost every day. And while I’m happy to provide answers and advice, there’s something I’ve noticed about most people who ask this question.<p>They don’t take action on the answers. They don’t follow the …

Personal Finance

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Your Organization's Ability To Lead Change

The week before last, I posted an article titled “9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization.” It has been so wildly popular that I decided to write a follow-on piece related to leading organizational transformation – a topic relevant to every company …

20th Century

Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is the Secret to Being Likable and Emotionally Intelligent

Some things are so simple that we just can't help complicating them. Here's one area where you absolutely need to keep it simple.<p>As I've grown older and more experienced, the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are; and yet, how we try our darnedest to …

Relationships

Retain More Employees With Stay Interviews

Employees are quitting in droves, according to a recent <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article, backed up by hard data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employee retention is easier than recruiting, I argued in my article about reducing employee turnover. And a great technique for employee retention is the …

Employee Engagement

These 6 recipes for on-the-go lunches will fuel all your summer adventures

Most days, when you’re headed out to bask in the summer sun and <i>seriously</i> chill, the last thing you want to worry about is what you’re going to eat. …

Healthy Eating

Man who retired at 35: Saving money won’t make you rich—here’s what will

Saving money is a little bit of an obsession of personal finance and early retirement bloggers. We fill the digital airwaves with wickedly creative …

Personal Finance

Three Ways Great Leaders Show They Care About Their Team

A few years ago, I worked with a large healthcare client with 74,000 employees. They have built an internal university and invite every clinic manager to attend a management development program for five days. Mid-week, the CEO stops by to do a “Town Hall” where he fields questions and shares …

Leadership

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Five Books That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

It’s a grim, grim world out there, folks. The bad news is… Well, all the bad news is the bad news. That’s not a shocker. I won’t repeat it.If you’re …

Books

9 Transportive Books To Read When You Need A Break From City Life But Can't Afford A Getaway

Whether you're living in New York City or Los Angeles or somewhere in between, city life can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, you just need to get away …

Books

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

Sesame Street