Brett Hanson

504 Added | 5 Magazines | 8 Following | 1,523 Followers | @brett1987 | Keep up with Brett Hanson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brett Hanson”

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

5 Lessons You Can Learn from Michael Fassbender's Face

This high-intensity actor has a laidback approach to grooming<p>He may not shy away from unflattering big-screen roles, but off duty, Michael Fassbender isn’t one to look unappealing. As Edwin Epps, his character in the Oscar-winning <i>12 Years a Slave</i>, Fassbender let his shaggy red beard match his …

22 Gifts That The Modern Gentleman Actually Wants This Year

And think about it: Do you really think he'll like getting a single tie? Again?<p>Business Insider put together a list of creative items that might be the very thing a gentleman wants without knowing it.<p>After all, those are the best kinds of gifts.

Shopping

Recipe: Easy Pad Thai

Soak noodles in hot water for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain.<p>Mix the palm sugar with tamarind liquid, vinegar, fish sauce and 2 tbsp water in a bowl, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Set aside.<p>Heat oil in a wok over medium heat. Fry shallots until fragrant and beginning to colour (about 3 …

7 more trendy superfoods that are anything but

Some of the hippest health foods make the murkiest claims about their benefits and ethical sourcing<p>As anyone who has ever stepped inside a Whole Foods can attest, “sustainability” and “health” are carefully crafted to be marketable, palatable, and ultimately profitable. Chugging coconut water and …

Five dividend stocks to buy and hold

As a portfolio manager at Lincluden Investment Management, Robert Gill isn't looking to flip stocks for a quick buck. His firm, which manages about $3.5-billion for clients including pension funds and high net worth individuals, takes a long-term view of investing.<p>"When we buy a stock for the …

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you’re James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell …

4 Health & Fitness Habits You Should Give Up

Most people trying to get fit and healthy think that being in good shape means making a lot of sacrifices, and those sacrifices often include …

Fitness

Four surprising tricks to eating healthily

From reheating your pasta to tactically skipping breakfast, Ross Edgley looks at four small lifestyle changes that can make all the difference to your health and wellbeing<p>The funny thing about eating healthily is that it's never really been that hard. We've become so obsessed with counting calories …

5 Best Morning Rituals for a Super Productive Day

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

The 4 Steps to Becoming a Belgian Beer Expert

By: Andy Kryza<p><i>Credit: Andy Kryza</i><p>Belgium is experiencing its biggest surge in popularity since <i>Bloodsport</i> first hit big screens... at least on the beer scene. Brewers all over the US are popping out their interpretations of saisons, farmhouse ales, wits, sours, and lambics, elevating the palates of …

Fear Is Inevitable but It Doesn’t Have to Paralyze Us

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende</b><p>I woke up with a knot at the pit of my stomach, yet …

How to Get People to Treat You Right: The Science Behind Trust

<b>Know it or not, you often decide whether or not to trust someone based on crazy reasons.</b> How attractive someone is, whether they’re the same gender …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

It’ll be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Boosting your metabolism and torching fat doesn't have to be a struggle. We tapped nutrition and fitness experts for their top straightforward tips to help you see real …

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

We’re all looking for a way to secure a future. It’s common to have dreams of a good retirement, with plenty of money to enjoy life. However, you …

Retirement

6 Ways to Achieve ‘BIG’ Things in Life!

<i>To create an ever-lasting and significant change in your world, besides thinking and talking about it you need to do a lot. Whatever your goals are,</i> …

60 Tips for Success in 140 Characters or Less

Tweet<p>Share<p>Share<p>+1<p>Pin<p>Let’s get right to it. Here are 60 tips for success in 140 characters or less:<p>1. Constantly plant seeds for your future …

Sorry - Server error

The website encountered an error while retrieving your page.

Sizzling Korean Chicken Barbeque

Make the marinade: mix all ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer over low heat until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool completely.<p>Marinate the chicken …

Time Assets and Debts: A Different Way of Thinking about Productivity

Most productivity strategies focus on short-term efficiency, like how to get more done each morning or workday. But certain strategic choices impact …

Personal Finance

7 Drinking Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

From smoothies to soda, read this before you sip.<p>Food gets a lot of play in the weight-loss discussion (and with good reason). While solids are obviously a major source of calories and fat, the liquids you take in can also affect the scale in a big way. “It’s so sneaky because it’s such a subtle …

What to put in your TFSA, what’s best for an RRSP

It's been a topic of debate ever since the tax-free savings account was introduced five years ago. Which investments are better suited for a TFSA and which for a registered retirement savings plan?<p>Although some vehicles are better for one or the other, experts agree these decisions should be made …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Grooming Essentials for Every Guy

Whether you’re planning on growing it out or keeping your mug clean, we have your covered