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20 Cheap and Easy Banana Recipes to Try Today

<b>Love bananas but want some creative ways to harness their flavor? Check out these 20 cheap and easy banana recipes.</b><p>Bananas are well-known as a great …

These Healthy Meals from the Panera Menu Can Help You Lose Weight and Gain Muscle Mass

They log hours at the gym working on their fitness and spend the remainder of their day helping their clients lose weight and build muscle. That’s …

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Toasted Coconut Waffles

4 Servings<p>Coconut oil adds a rich sweetness to this waffle batter; shredded coconut and a quick toast deliver the crunch.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>2 …

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23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

The Best Bento Supplies for Easy School Lunches

<b>For nearly four years, I’ve been “bento-ing.“</b> Yes, even before Pinterest made it popular, I was trying to find ways to make lunches to excite my …

6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone want to be known as someone who doesn’t live true to themselves. But what makes a person <i>truly</i> genuine?<p>Millennials in particular, who have matured in …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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Headspace Founder Andy Puddicombe On How Meditation Can Make Us Kinder -- To Ourselves

How many of us have tried meditation, but given up because we thought we were no good at it? Judging by the cheers elicited from Andy Puddicombe's keynote address at Thrive, The Huffington Post's second Third Metric conference on redefining success beyond the two metrics of money and power, quite a …

Why We Are Together but Feel Alone

Over the past few years I have gradually become very antisocial. I remember a time when I always wanted to be "connected" to the world, to be talking to people, to be around people. I began to find that I preferred time to myself in quiet contemplation. I began to prefer my own company. It was time …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

26 ways London can unleash your inner #YOLO – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, March 15, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London, Music & Nightlife<p><b>1. Do yoga in the buff</b> <br>Nothing says Yolo like …

10 Questions to Ask (And Keep Asking) in Dating Relationships

When it comes to dating, it seems you can find hundreds of thousands of websites, books, and people offering their tips and advice. I've personally read and heard a lot of this advice, but what I think is the most helpful when it comes to dating isn't giving and getting prescriptions -- it's asking …

Homemade Upgrade: How to Make Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

Each month your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D.<p>1 head cauliflower (2 lbs), cut into florets and steamed2 cloves garlic1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans1/2 cup vegetable stock1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 lb whole-wheat …

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4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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10 Inspirational Quotes for 2014

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Is Meghan Markle Actually A Vegan?<p>2<p>6 Paxil Side Effects You Should Know<p>3<p>The Vegan 'Fake Meat' You'll Actually Want To Eat<p>4<p>Jazz Jennings Is 'Going To Have A Vagina' Soon<p>5<p>Are There Any Benefits To Personalized Vitamins?<p>Live by these mantras, and you’ll have one amazing year<p>Next9 …

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How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

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14 Daily Habits That Are Secretly Stressing You Out

'Tis the season for completely losing it. The holidays are a worry-filled time for a lot of people, but it turns out that you might be partially to blame for your own pre-eggnog anxiety. But we know (or we hope) you're not purposely trying to sabotage yourself, so here's a quick rundown of things …

12 Happiness Myths—Debunked

It doesn't come from success, it can be bought, and other shocking truths about achieving bliss

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5 Phrases to Help You Cultivate Calm in a Chaotic World

As the old Zen parable does, many years ago there was a farmer who had a horse that was very valuable to him. One day, the horse ran away, and the townspeople commented, "Oh, no! How terrible for you!" The farmer responded, "Maybe yes, maybe no."<p>The following day, his horse returned with six …

7 Power Mantras to Help You Through a Difficult Day

Finding lasting happiness seems to be like getting in shape physically. It may feel uncomfortable at first, but the more you do it the easier it becomes. You have to work your positivity muscles daily; if you do it, over time it will become much easier. Soon enough you won't have to try to get …

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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7 Ways to Save Your Skin This Winter

Your complexion will thank you<p>As the temperature drops, your skin usually takes a turn for the dry and flaky. But just like you swap out your wardrobe each season, you might want to try switching up your skincare routine, says dermatologist David Bank, M.D. Protect your skin this winter by taking …

4 Steps to Curing a Headache

Quick tips to send them packing<p>Head pounding? Before you reach for the pain-killers, try these three steps first. Simple solutions could save you from a world of hurt.<p><b>Step 1: Put down your smartphone.</b>A recent study found that people hold their mobiles way too close to their faces when texting or …

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