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8 Steps to High Performance: Focus On What You Can Change (Ignore the Rest)

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>August 07, 2018</b><p>What Really Works. There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are actually proven to work--and how you should act on them to get the best results. In "8 Steps to …

Management

I'm An Integrative Psychiatrist: Here Are 9 Things I Recommend Before Antidepressants

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or suffering from mild to moderate depression,</i> <i>seasonal affective disorder,</i> <i>dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder,</i> …

Costa Rica

4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Emotional Intelligence

Easy Mascarpone cheese Tiramisu

Pour coffee into a shallow dish. Dip enough ladyfingers in coffee to cover the base of a 6×9 inch (15×24 cm; 4 cups volume) square dish. Add a part …

Forget early retirement – people who saved enough say a ‘mini retirement’ is just as rewarding

For some people, early retirement just isn’t feasible. But neither is the rat race.<p>That’s where a mini-retirement comes in.<p>Coined by Tim Ferris in …

Why boredom is so powerful in your life

Are you bored or just experiencing boredom?<p>The difference between the two can determine your life satisfaction.<p>Boredom is not lack of stimulation. …

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

This 11-course bundle may be your ticket to a six-figure career in Project Management

You've been thinking about getting new certifications to move you ahead at work; in fact, it's been on your to-do list for a long time. Being a …

Are You Emotionally Agile? Find Out Now [Infographic]

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than ever?<p>That’s why emotional agility is essential. You need it to navigate turbulent times, you need it to keep your sense of humor, you need it to deal with …

7 Strategies For Conquering Procrastination And Avoidance

When it comes to beating procrastination, willpower alone doesn’t always work.<p>We’ve all experienced the nagging dread and anxiety that accompanies procrastination. Procrastination (avoiding specific tasks) and avoidance (a more general pattern) can also cause problems in relationships, especially …

Procrastination

31-year-old self-made millionaire: The No. 1 downside to being rich that no one thinks about

Acquiring vast amounts of wealth is seen as the ultimate prize for many. But that's not the case for self-made millionaire Timothy Kim. In fact, Kim …

Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

Pew Research Center

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Fudgy Brownies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick spray. Line the pan with 2 crisscrossed pieces of parchment …

Instant hot cocoa is awful, and it's starch's fault. Here's how to make your own.

Swiss Miss is a miss.<p>There is a time and a place for instant hot cocoa. It’s called “when you want it right this second and have nothing better on hand.” Hot chocolate mix is fine in a pinch, but the reality is that the homemade variety is far tastier, and surprisingly easy to make. Plus, you can …

5 Fruity Summertime Pies

Food Network Magazine's 5 easy-to-make, fruit-filled summer pies.<p>Blueberry Pie<p>In honor of summer berry season, serve our delicious version of …

A Peach Pie to Satisfy Summertime Cravings

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from Wanderash, who is the fourth generation in her family to make this peach pie. Here, she shares a showstopper from her family of elegant entertainers.</i><p>All of the women …

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need!

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan or two 9 inch round pans.<p>2<p>Done<p>To make the cake: In a large mixing …

The 30-Minute Dance-Cardio Workout That Models Love

Put on your boogie shoes and get ready to torch some calories with this modelFIT dance-cardio workout. Now you can try this energizing sweat sesh even if you don't live in LA or NYC, where their studios are located. This dance routine will get your heart rate up while toning you all over. And best …

3 Toxic Behaviors that Drain Your Mental Energy

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced into a …

After Giving 1,000 Interviews, I Found the 4 Questions That Actually Matter

Hiring for culture fit can seem like a mystery, but these 4 interview questions will help you get it right every time.<p>If there's one thing that keeps every founder up at night, it's hiring. Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's …

Nigella Lawson's Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from Nigella Lawson and is a part of Food52's Bake Off benefitting No Kid Hungry. It's her chocolate cake of choice for people where dietary restrictions are not an issue. "I don’t even need to explain it’s vegan," she says. "No need to offer explanations. You just …

Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

This delicious cake is just popping with orange flavor! Dense and moist, this cake makes a very satisfying end to a good meal or goes wonderfully …

Honey and walnut tart - delicious. magazine

• 3 large free-range eggs and 3 yolks<br>• 200g light brown muscovado sugar<br>• 340g clear honey<br>• 2 tbsp double cream<br>• 1 tbsp plain flour<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 200g …

Lost Dictionary of A Clockwork Orange Slang Discovered

If you’ve read Anthony Burgess’ 1962 dystopian masterpiece <i>A Clockwork Orange</i>, then you’re probably familiar with Nadsat: a futuristic fictional slang …

Ina Garten Has Eaten This Same Breakfast ‘Every Single Day for 10 Years’

Ina Garten is constantly testing out new recipes for cookbooks like her latest, <i>Cooking for Jeffrey</i>, but there is one meal that remains constant.<p>“I’ve …

Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.<p>Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go …

The Easiest Tangy Cucumber Salad

When you crave a light side dish that won't weigh down the rest of your dinner but still has enough punch to stand out on its own, make this salad. …

Recipes

Our kids will face a workplace that is completely different from today's — here's how to prepare them

It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do well, you are promised to get into a good college, have a successful career and live a happy, prosperous life.<p>Unfortunately, those promises have become empty. Today, when we all carry around supercomputers in our pocket, tasks like remembering facts …

Communication Skills