Betty Waring

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The easy way to save money: 6 powerful secrets from research

We’d all like to have more money. (That stuff is really useful, ain’t it?)<p>Being worried about makin’ the bacon can end your marriage, skyrocket your …

Personal Finance

Don't Set Goals for 2018 Until You've Done This (Most People Don't)

If you're focused on the future, you may be missing something.<p>If you're like most people, January is when you plan your goals for the coming year. You may or may not make New Year's resolutions, but you do spend some time thinking about what you want to accomplish in the next twelve months, in your …

Selling

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers

People who achieve the most in life make it a practice to glean wisdom from others.<p>The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. …

Want to Get Outside Your Comfort Zone? Ask Yourself These 3 Simple Questions

When you avoid situations that make you anxious or afraid, you keep yourself safe--but you also limit your potential to grow.<p>Avoiding situations and tasks that frighten us in many ways is the most natural thing in the world. Evolutionarily speaking, it's also probably helped our species to survive. …

Self-help

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Try a new cookout dish: Food Network Magazine created dozens of fun and easy foil packs.<p>Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet …

Down

Southerners have more than mastered the art of the flaky, buttery biscuit. In our book, we’ve made it a true Southern staple. And, if you ask us, …

Steal Ina Garten's Ingenious Cake-Decorating Hack For a Gorgeous Chevron Design

Ina Garten shared a mesmerizing video of a chocolate cake that not only looks ridiculously tasty, but that also has a brilliant decorating hack. To achieve the look of a chevron pattern on top of the chocolate ganache cake, Ina pipes vanilla icing on top in straight lines, and then runs the edge of …

Homemade Brown Sugar: Quicker Than a Trip to the Store

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Made-from-scratch brown sugar isn't a new idea by any stretch, but in the past, it wasn't something I ever cared about. In part, I was skeptical that a "homemade" mix of refined white sugar and mass-produced molasses could somehow taste any better than "real" …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Difficult Personal Decision? Here Are The 3 Steps You Need To Make The Right One, Every Time

Making choices based on your own personal values will keep you healthy, happy and productive.<p>Changing jobs. Buying or selling a house. Getting married or divorced.<p>Of course these are huge life decisions requiring thought, planning and effort. So you gather information, ponder, ask for advice and …

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

USC

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones)

A few small changes to your thought patterns can make a very big difference.<p>When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that …

30 Days of Recipes: A Quick-and-Easy Meal Planner for November

With the holiday season upon us, many of us would do well to conserve our time and energy, and nowhere is that more appropriate than in the kitchen. When it comes to party planning, you can definitely find some good lazy-girl holiday dinner options, and you can also save time with quick and easy …

Coconut oil may taste good, but it’s no cure-all. Here are the facts.

Although it’s been more than five years since coconut oil began its meteoric rise in the U.S. marketplace, the confusion about it has not waned a bit. “Should I switch to coconut oil?” is consistently one of the most common questions that come across my desktop — not surprising given that you could …

Nutrition

Top 10 Tips To Keep Your Home Clutter Free

In a family household, clutter builds up inevitably. Clothes need putting away, the dishwasher needs emptying and the kids need telling at least five …

Heavy cannabis use linked to thin bones and low weight, despite its ‘munchies’ reputation

Despite its reputation for causing “the munchies”, heavy use of cannabis has been linked to a reduction in body weight and thin bones that are more …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness
Apps

The Sweet Heat Burger: 1/3 lb beef burger topped with melty provolone, jarred longhot peppers, thinly sliced scallions, summer tomato compote (recipe on menshealth.com/guy-gourmet), all stuffed between a split grilled sesame seed bun. #summer #grilling #spicy #recipes #YouCanDoBetterThanFastFood

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

12 Things the Internet Taught Us to Make With Avocados (There's Pasta! And Pie!)

You know about avocado toast, but avocado...pie?<p>Our love for avocados knows no bounds. We pile it on toast. We sneak it into smoothies. We blend it with sour cream because we're crazy like that. But, as with so many other areas of life, it turns out the Internet (and YouTube in particular) had much …

Is Post-Katrina Gentrification Saving New Orleans Or Ruining It?

In the decade since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, an influx of billions of dollars and thousands of new residents has helped revitalize portions of the city. However, for some longtime residents like local MC and activist Domonique Meyers, the Crescent City is at risk of losing something much …

How Poverty Alters the Young Brain

New research reveals a strong connection between income and the surface area of several key neural regions.<p>Behavioral scientists have made some truly groundbreaking insights into the cognitive costs of poverty in recent years. We now know, for instance, that scarcity puts a huge strain on our …

How To Live To 102

Doctors say that healthy habits will help get you to age 85, but how to live beyond that remains a medical mystery. We interviewed people in their 100s to find out how they did it. (Pictured here: Daisy McFadden, 101.)

Hey Travelers: Here Are 5 Airfare Tracking Sites That Are Worth Checking Out

By Carrie Visintainer,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1cdNveD<p>Want to book a flight… somewhere? These days, there are so many sites and apps for …

Eating spinach every day could make your brain 11 years younger

Your mother was right to tell you to eat your greens: just one portion a day could help stave off dementia<p>We all know that vegetables are good for us - but did you know that eating just one portion of leafy greens a day could stave off dementia?<p>Researchers at Rush University in Chicago evaluated …

Can't Kick a Bad Habit? You're Doing It Wrong

What to do when you just can't quit--no matter how many times you've tried.<p>I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, "You teach how to create habits, but that's not my problem. I'm fat!" The frustration in her voice echoed throughout the room. …

This is why it’s sometimes so hard to tell left from right

Do you ever have trouble telling right from left? For example, you’re taking a driving lesson and the instructor asks you to take a left turn and you pause, struggling to think of which way is left. If so, you’re not on your own—a significant proportion of our population has difficulty in telling …

Medical School

Amazing Chocolate Babka from Stir Market

Chocolate babka is one of life's greatest pleasures. Buttery layers of bread woven with a ribbon of chocolate is heaven in each bite. This version …

Baking