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The ‘Mustard Seed’ That Liberated Spanish Christians from Islamic Rule

One holdout, King Pelagius of Asturia, drew supporters and won the Battle of Covadonga, 1,300 years ago. The Iberian Peninsula was never the</b> …

Jesus

7 Most Common Ketosis Negative Side Effects and Solutions

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, and moderate-protein diet that has been proved to be an effective treatment among patients with …

Diabetes

6 Tips To Get Into Ketosis Quickly

Being in nutritional ketosis is the most important aspect of the keto diet and the main reason for its many advantages.Ketosis is a metabolic state …

Fitness

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Autoimmune Diseases

Kevin O'Leary: This is the age when you should have your mortgage paid off

If you do decide to take on debt to buy a home, O'Leary's advice is simple: Get it paid off as soon as you can. If you already hold a mortgage on …

Personal Finance

Are these the worst cities to live in? Study looks at quality of life across the U.S.

Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others.<p>Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable factors that can impact …

Demographics

Ten Things Never, Ever To Do -- Unless You're Getting Paid

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns, but I still struggle to take your advice.<p>I left my job in December because they cut my hours.<p>My boss’s boss reached out to me in January and asked me if I wanted him to introduce me to a guy he knows who has a company here in town.<p>I said, sure! I was flattered. I got a …

Career Development

Ten Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Dear Liz,<p>School was not my thing. I finished high school and got an associate’s degree, but it was hard. I’ve been working since I was 16. I have no desire to go back to school again if I can help it.<p>I worked at a hardware store in high school and college. I became the manager of the store when I …

Employment

Three Signs It's Time To Fire Someone (Even If You Like The Person)

One painful aspect of leading is firing people you like. It’s hard for many reasons. The employee may love working with you and for your company. It might be someone you are friends with outside of work. And they might just be a good person who is doing their best. Firing anyone isn’t easy but …

Leadership

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Low-carb diets DO work and here's the reason why

I have recently returned from a trip to Taiwan where everyone seemed obsessed by the Keto Diet. For those not familiar, this diet, favoured by …

Nutrition

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• Add the mozzarella to a bowl and microwave for 1-2 minutes, until melted.<br>• Allow the mozzarella to cool for 30 seconds.<br>• With a spatula, gently fold the …

God may have put you in a lonely place for an incredible reason

Cigna released their U.S. Loneliness Survey this month and reported that loneliness among Americans has reached "epidemic levels." Their survey of over 20,000 Americans found that nearly half reported sometimes or always feeling alone (46 percent) or left out (47 percent). The survey used a 20-item …

Loneliness

More tools for homeschoolers

<i>Editor’s note: Our goal at Google is to make technology that works for everyone. Last year we made Classroom available to more students and teachers,</i> …

Homeschooling

What's the Secret to Becoming a Leader? Stop Being a Boss.

Striving to become a legendary leader? Ditch those management habits -- fast -- and focus on the bigger picture..<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although the difference between managers and leaders appears almost nitpicky at face value, it’s actually quite …

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

New Deloitte Study of 10,455 Millennials Says Employers Are Failing to Help Young People Develop 4 Crucial Skills

A new Deloitte study reveals younger employees speaking up about where they need help in skill development--you'll want to take note.<p>Exactly how to attract and retain Millennials and avoid creating unnecessary tension with them has become an art form, and important new context just splashed onto …

Mark Twain

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

A positive attitude isn't always a great look for a leader.<p>7 min read<p>Sometimes, good intentions backfire. Your boss might think they’re displaying impeccable leadership qualities by being a cheerleader, always insisting the team can succeed, even though consistent success is a pipe dream at …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

Want to Know If Someone is a True Introvert? Watch For 5 Quirky Habits Most Extroverts Won't Understand

Even some introverts may be scratching their heads at these quirky behaviors.<p>Know any introverts? Better yet, are <i>you</i> one? Either way, you're probably aware that introverts typically dislike crowds and prefer the company of two or three close friends over a large social event. And some just prefer …

17 cultural clashes this European had in America - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

<i>Heads up: This post is doing the rounds again from Business Insider syndication, so read this italics intro for some important updates!</i><p><i>I originally</i> …

Foreign Policy

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Experts say Tesla has repeated car industry mistakes from the 1980s

GM spent billions on a mostly fruitless attempt to automate carmaking.<p>Production had been halted for much of last week in Tesla's car factory in …

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

How to organize messy cords at home

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

21 lessons for how to get the most out of life, from a guy who retired at 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began …

QUEENKETO LOW CARB PASTA #1 FETTUCCINE EGG NOODLES

<b>Queenketo Low Carb Pasta #1 Fettuccine Egg Noodles.</b><p><b>Almost like REAL pasta, but a mere 1g carbs per serving.</b><p><b>And all you need is 4 INGREDIENTS plus a</b> …

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your laundry smell great without dryer sheets<p>Dryer sheets are the go-to if you want …

Cleaning