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Housewife Sangria: My Secret Cocktail for Drinking Responsibly

I love to enjoy an icy cocktail on the beach, more than one, even. But overdoing it is a surefire way to ruin a lovely vacation. When I pour a …

Simple Springtime Dishes

35 Affirmations That Will Change Your Life

If you believe the phrase <i>you are what you think</i>, then life truly stems from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. This means we have to be very careful with our words, choosing to …

5 Ways to Live Courageously

Ralph Waldo Emerson said that "fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world."<p>Some fears, of course, are healthy; they keep us alive. Others are toxic. They tell us, "you can't, you shouldn't, it's too risky, don't even try." Toxic fear holds us back from pursuing our dreams and …

Make Good Decisions Faster

In her recent HBR article “Transient Advantage,” Rita Gunther McGrath describes how “fast and roughly right decision making will replace deliberations that are precise and slow.” While most leaders couldn’t agree more, the challenge is <i>how</i>? How do you know the difference between “roughly right” and …

Successfully Integrate Your Work, Home, Community, and Self

You can be a committed A-player executive, a good parent, an attentive spouse, and a healthy person with time for community engagement and hobbies. How on earth do you do all that? Stop juggling and start integrating. Begin with a clear view of what you want from — and can contribute to — each …

Refreshing rosés that pair well with summer eats

As we enjoy the holiday weekend and the lion’s share of summer, rosés will be my go-to wines on many nights. For me, they’ve become the quintessential wines of summer, at once light and refreshing but also substantial. Some of them are highly versatile and capable of pairing with a wide range of …

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No, the Voting Rights Act Is Not Dead

Analysts who assume Congress won't pick up where the Supreme Court left off are forgetting the law's difficult fight just seven years ago.<p>When the Supreme Court handed down its verdict on the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, analysts had little doubt about what it meant: By sending the landmark …

Dark-skinned and plus-sized: The real Rachel Jeantel story

Painting Rachel Jeantel as “combative” is a classic way to discredit the validity of black women’s traumas<p>Trayvon Martin’s trial might be intriguing, fascinating cultural theater to some. To me, it is more akin to a cultural trauma: a continual reminder of how unsafe all those young black men that …

Simple Springtime Dishes

6 Healthy (and Yummy) Ways to Eat Kale

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse that boasts an abundance of antioxidants and other disease-fighting agents. Kale has just 35 calories per cup and also packs in the following additional health benefits:<p>It includes over 1,000 percent of your daily recommended vitamin K, an antioxidant that promotes …

23 Books For Your Perfect Young Adult Summer Reading List

Wandering into the young adult section of your local bookstore is never something to be embarrassed about — even if you haven't actually been a teen …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Sweet Travel Snack: Raw Peanut Butter Bites Sweetened with Dates

These peanut butter bites are just the thing when you're looking for a tasty, easy-to-make travel snack that'll satisfy your sweet tooth (without …

Quinoa Salad with Grilled Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed<br>• ½ cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces<br>• 2 pints cherry tomatoes<br>• 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Joss Whedon Enjoys His Job More Than You Do

The best part about Joss Whedon's <i>Much Ado About Nothing</i> is that it's not particularly proud of itself for adapting Shakespeare. Filmmakers tend to …