Gigi Gransden Lott

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22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

Are You Really A Zombie Fan if You Haven’t Read the 25 Best Zombie Books?

You love zombies. You’ve seen <i>28 Days Later</i>, like, one hundred times, and you have really strong feelings about <i>The Walking Dead</i> (both the show and the …

Become a Faster Runner With Strides

These short bursts during a training run teach your body how to run faster.The post Become a Faster Runner With Strides appeared first on …

Ready To Read The Most Celebrated and Best Vietnam War Books?

There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, <i>The Things They Carried,</i> a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book …

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

10 Thinking Errors That Will Crush Your Mental Strength

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach—<b>managing our thoughts</b>, <b>regulating our emotions</b>, and <b>behaving productively despite our …

Self-help

Instant Pot (Or Not) Carnitas Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Carnitas are a perfect candidate for your pressure cooker: In under an hour, you can make flavorful, tender, fall-apart shredded pork. I use it in tacos, to top salads, as a hash, in casseroles, and beyond. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> Don't have a pressure cooker or Instant …

If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

Procrastination

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud

Books

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

Heal Your 'Metabolism Gland' With a Low-Carb Diet and Lose Up to 45 Pounds This Month

You’ve probably heard that going low-carb can do great things for your waistline. So it's not shocking that many people flock to the Atkins diet — a …

Chicken Paprikash with Buttered Egg Noodles

January 2018<p>4 servings<p>What’s more comforting than saucy chicken over buttered egg noodles?? Nothing. To ensure the silkiest, noodle-coating sauce, make sure the sour cream is room temperature so it blends seamlessly into the hot tomato sauce (otherwise, it might separate and give the sauce a …

19 Whole30 Soup Recipes That Make January Way More Tolerable

We know: It’s so easy to reach for canned soup. And the premade varieties at health food stores can actually be pretty darn good. But most …

How You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

How To Be A Less Toxic Person In 2018

Does the 2003 Britney Spears classic "Toxic" speak to you like no other song? Are you totally unable to name your best friend's birthday? Do you make …

Your 2018 Marathon and Half Marathon Calendar

From San Francisco to South Carolina to South Africa, these are the marathons, half-marathons, and other races to look forward to this year.<p>Let’s face it: There are so many races held every week, at every distance, in every city, everywhere around the world, that we couldn’t possibly list every …

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2018

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Cooking

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

The best books of 2017, if you combine 21 “best books of 2017” lists

Best-books-of-the-year lists are a way for editors to promote the books they loved the most, but it’s easy to forget such lists are subjective. One way to get a view of what the industry thinks as a whole is to look at the lists in aggregate. That’s why we combined 21 of 2017’s best-books roundups …

Books

Things You Need to Let Go of If You Want to Be Happy

You don't need hacks, tips and tricks to be happy. All you need is to let go.<p><i>by</i><p>, Self-care advocate. I show the stressed and anxious how to get …

Five Steps To Self-Love

My younger self was riddled with self-doubt and my self-esteem was incredibly fragile. I felt I was ugly, uncool and fat. I look back now and feel so …

Comment on Why Travel Solo? 12 Reasons and a Personal Note by Miles

Thank you for the excellent compilation of reasons why some of us travel solo. Another aspect of sold travel, perhaps related to “Discover who you …

Travel

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

50 Heart-Pounding Historical Novels to Read Right Now

You can always count on historical fiction to transport you.<p>While actual time travel isn’t always the most appealing prospect, one way we can sate …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting