Barbara Zelley

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One day without plastic. Can you do it?

Take the pledge to go plastic-free on Feb. 21.<p>Like it or not, plastic is everywhere. We sit on it, store our food in it, drink from it, text with it, …

Pollution

Will This 1 Expense Prevent You From Living Your Dream Retirement?

Hint: It's an unavoidable one.<p>Countless workers look forward to retirement and the carefree lifestyle with which it's often associated. …

Retirement

The 4 things you inherit from your mother

That old cliché about every woman turning into her mother might not be so ridiculous after all: science says your mum directly influences many of the things that make you, you – from your intelligence to your behaviour in romantic relationships.<p>While genetics are undoubtedly a highly complex …

Gwyneth Paltrow

All 50 States Ranked for Retirement, From Worst to Best

Taking into account affordability, quality of life, and health care<p>On a global scale, the United States is 24th on the list of the best countries for …

Cost of Living

I Am Taking Up Gratitude For Lent

The idea is simple. Six weeks, forty days (you get Sundays off), forty thank you notes.<p>solidcolours via Getty Images<p>HuffPost UK<p>They say it’s not what …

Happiness

Lentil and Chicken Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Escarole

Leftover roast chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken can be turned into a hearty dinner soup in about half an hour. Fresh dill and lemon add a …

Cooking

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

The most breathtaking destinations on the Amalfi Coast

What No One Tells You About Having a Baby

<i>Sarah got pregnant in January 2017 and gave birth in October. She’s been shocked by the experience since the very beginning and worries the lack of</i> …

Pregnancy

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

Exercise

How to Store Produce So It Stays Fresher Longer

<i>Photo: amriphoto / Getty Images</i><p>You stocked your grocery cart with enough fresh fruits and veggies to last you all week (or more)—you're all set for …

Healthy Eating

If You're Not Losing Weight, These Comparison Photos Could Explain Why

Eating healthy foods is just part of the equation when it comes to losing weight. Portion size plays an even bigger role, and these photos prove why. Instagram user meowmeix posted these comparison photos to prove a point about how easy it is to double your calorie amount without even realizing …

Breakfast

9 Portion Size Mistakes You Might Be Making

Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain …

Nutrition

This Beginner Bodyweight Workout Video Will Help You Build a Solid Fitness Foundation

<i>Photo: Undry / Shutterstock</i><p>Building a strong foundation as you ease back into fitness is one of the most important parts of starting a workout …

Stretching

What to write in a Valentine’s Day card – romantic poems, quotes and messages

<b>Cupid’s arrow will strike again in six days’ time as Valentine’s Day comes around, delighting florists and card shops everywhere.</b><p>For those dining in, …

Relationships

Vanguard's One-Fund Solution

It was one of the great mysteries in the Canadian fund market: why had no one created an ETF version of the balanced index mutual fund?<p>These days, …

Investing

Bring transformation with yoga

Yoga has come a long way from its ancient roots. The milieu in which we practise nowadays is vastly different from that of a thousand years ago. In …

Yoga

The New Facebook Algorithm: Secrets Behind How It Works and What You Can Do To Succeed

The Facebook algorithm is constantly evolving in order to provide a better experience for users.<p>But few changes to the algorithm have sparked as much …

Marketing

The Top 12 Dirty Produce Items You Should Avoid

Ok, so you probably already know that unless it’s marked organic, the fruits and vegetables you are eating have been sprayed with pesticides. What …

Agriculture

Retirement May Be the Best Time to “Eat Your Principal”

<b>By Jeff Bernier via Iris.xyz</b><p>It’s an investing rule of thumb you probably learned from your grandfather: “Don’t eat your principal!” And Grandpa was no fool. Living off your dividends and assets alone means you aren’t spending down the engine that drives your retirement income. As a result, your …

Retirement

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

17 Tips To Motivate Adult Learners

<b>How To Motivate Adult Learners</b><p>Adults, unlike children, teenagers and students, in most cases, have a lot of things on their minds and your <b>eLearning</b> …

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

587 Shares<p>Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. If you can tap into a learner’s intrinsic motivation—where an individual is …

6 Top Facts About Adult Learning Theory

In <i>Andragogy</i> or adult learning theory, it is presumed that adults have specific learning requirements. The <i>adult learning theory</i> also suggests that the …

The Best Exercises for Heart Health

When considering the benefits of exercising, losing weight and “getting ripped” might be the first things to come to mind. But there’s a benefit that …

Centers for Disease Control

Retirement: Where Could You Get Safe 6% Income?

The stock market continues to break new highs, which is very good for retirees, not so much for younger investors or anyone who needs to put new …

Investing

12 Stretches to Help Relieve Tight Shoulders

12 stretches<p>It’s important that you stretch your shoulders regularly to loosen and strengthen the muscles. Releasing tension in your body can improve …

10 Tough-but-Essential Questions That Will Set You Up for Success in 2018

The period after the holiday craziness is ideal for serious soul searching. Here's what to ask yourself.<p>According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of January celebrations and back-to-work chaos often …