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6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

9 Common Pursuits That Rob Us of Happiness

<i>“Happiness is not a destination, it’s a way of life.”</i><p>Happiness. We look for it in different places. Some of us hope to buy it. Some think we can earn …

Happiness

3 Ways to Say Goodbye to Busyness

<b></b><b>Are you overwhelmed with busyness in your life or in the lives around you? Do you ever wonder what it would be like if everyone could just slow …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals How to Calm Your Mind in Just 10 Minutes a Day

We live in a busy world, filled with constant distractions. Our minds are always “on” and we’re always doing something.<p>But when was the last time you …

What Makes a Good Life: Revelatory Learnings from Harvard’s 75-Year Study of Human Happiness

“The clearest message that we get from this 75-year study is this: Good relationships keep us happier and healthier.”<p><i>“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in his 1925 treatise on the nature of the good life and how we limit our happiness. For the …

The Dangers Of Being Dutiful

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7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

How to make toum, the otherworldly Lebanese garlic paste

Toum is a garlic paste Lebanese cooks have been slathering on their kebabs since the first garlic shoot popped up in Lebanese soil. Bonnie Benwick, …

Can't Sleep? This 10-Minute Yoga Routine Will Help You Fall Asleep Fast

Deadlines at work. A breakup (ugh). A serious addiction to <i>How to Get Away with Murder</i>. Plenty of things in your life are gunning to get in the way of …

Yoga

No One Would've Called Me an Alcoholic, But Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’ve always been a person with a whole lot of feelings. When I was a kid, I preferred a day to myself with my inherited record player and a ragged …

Middle School

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

3 Signs You're Having a Soul Emergency

<b>1. You're Bored.</b><p>I feel like boredom is the first and quietest signal of spiritual despondency. I don't just mean that you're bored with your …

18 Apps Every Creative And Artist Type Should Download Right Now

Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality. The tablet or smart phone-wielding travelers can now immerse …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

29 Recipes to Make Anyone Love Cabbage

Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble cabbage is one of late winter’s most versatile vegetables—we've got 29 recipes to make anyone love it<p>Slow-baked, sautéed, or shredded for slaw, the humble <b>cabbage</b> is one of the most versatile vegetables.<p>All those people who tell you to discard …

Cooking

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

Spicy Paloma

I just got back from a short, but very sweet and hot, vacation in Palm Springs. If you’ve ever been to Palm Springs you know that it’s perfect for …

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day And Finding Focus

We start every day knowing we're not going to get it all done or fit it all in. How we spend our time is really a function of priorities. That's why …

Get a New Leash On Life

I am sitting in an empty hotel room, but I am not alone. From my left ear marches a steady string of tiny people, even smaller than lilliputians, …

Mind

What to Do When You're Broken

Though no one likes it, each of us will find ourselves broken at some point in our journey. When we find ourselves there, what do we do? I've been …

Positive Thinking

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Foodily Blog

DIY Cherry Pie Filling Is So Much Better Than Canned

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, we spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Erin McDowell (a.k.a. apartmentcooker) redeems cherry pie filling from its gloopy, canned past. Grab your pitters, everyone.</i><p>I just spent a …

Secret Family Recipes: Raspberry Blueberry Pie

My mother has always made great pies, a trait I'm afraid that has not been inherited by the Accidental Locavore. It's not that I don't make good pies, I just don't make pies, or do much baking for that matter. My mother's stellar pie is her raspberry-blueberry pie, which she will only make when …

A Recipe for Turmeric Juice: A Powerful Healing Beverage

When I lived in Bali, I fell in love with the Balinese-style turmeric juice, Jamu Kunyit.<p>Turmeric is known to be one of the most powerful healing …

How To Make Healthy Flavored Water At Home

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

Recipes

Sardines in Spicy Tomato Sauce from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'

For <b>Marvin Gapultos</b>, canned sardines in tomato sauce were the ultimate bachelor comfort food. These days, however, he has ditched the can for a fresh version featured in his new cookbook, <i>The Adobo Road</i>. His sauce is a perfect example of the melting pot of culinary influences in the Philippines: …