Hailey Bullock

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How Many Cashews Does It Take to Cure My Anxiety?

This is what happens when you go looking for life’s answers on Google.<p>Last February, I had terrible anxiety. This was warranted: I was in the midst of teaching four classes, putting out a book, and buying a house. At the time, I also hated cashews.<p>That’s relevant because ultimately, cashews were my …

Living Rooms

Science Says This Dead Simple Trick Can Instantly Give You 10 Extra IQ Points

If you lack bulletproof confidence, try this quick trick before your next mental challenge.<p>Say you've faced some serious challenges in your life. Maybe you've been on the receiving end of discrimination, say, or you were born into a family that struggled to get by. Or perhaps you've weathered a …

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Pets

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

How to worry less, ease anxiety and tame toxic thoughts

The average person spends almost 80 percent of the time focused on regret about the past or anxiety about the future. How to get a handle on your worries.<p>Life would be so much different without a wall of worry in the way.<p>May is Mental Health Awareness Month, bringing attention to the one in five …

No, a Human Year Isn't Equivalent to 7 'Dog Years'

Here's how old your dog really is.<p>Dogs age at different rates compared to humans, but the simple rule of seven dog years to one human year is far …

Pets

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

If it’s left untreated, anxiety can lead to depression, early death and suicide, yet the medication that is prescribed to treat anxiety doesn’t often …

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years

Schools usually focus on teaching comprehension skills instead of general knowledge—even though education researchers know better.<p>Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National …

Education

The Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Right Now

There's not a week that goes by where my slow cooker isn't put to work. It's the hero that helps me get dinner on the table when busy nights hit and …

Cooking

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Landmark Study Confirms Link Between Diet and Recovery from Major Depression

A 2017 study at Deakin University in Australia suggests a direct link between a healthy diet and recovery from major depression.<p>A <i>CBS New York</i> video …

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

Carbon Dioxide

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …

Diastasis Recti Is The Condition Affecting Almost All Moms

After my second baby was born five years, I was told that I was the proud owner of a diastasis recti a little more than two finger widths wide. I had …

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Language

T-Mobile offers a free year of MLB.TV to subscribers for the 2018 season ($116 value)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>T-Mobile customers will once again be receiving a <b>free</b> year of MLB.TV with eligible subscription plans. Typically $116 for a full …

Want a Home Library? Here Are 4 Tips to Help Make Your Dream Come True

Most bookworms we know dream of having a space where they can escape from the world with a good book. Though home libraries may sound like a thing of …

What Is the Enneagram Test and Why Is Everyone Obsessing Over It?

Normally, I get embarrassed when I’m out to dinner with friends and we’re all scrolling through our phones. Millennials, right? But last week, I made …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

The Low Academic Quality of Too Many Teachers

My recent columns have focused on the extremely poor educational outcomes for black students. There’s enough blame for all involved to have their …

17 Comfort Foods to Warm You Up This Winter

PSA: Don't Buy A 4K TV Without This Important Feature

<i>1/22/18: This article has been updated to include the embedded video above.</i><p>4K TVs have dramatically come down in price recently, and with the holidays approaching, you may be thinking about picking one up. But before you buy, here's an important PSA for you: Don't buy a 4K TV without HDR.<p>There's no …

4K Ultra HD

Stop Teaching Your Preschooler How to Read

My daughter is onto me. As I read bedtime stories to her, sometimes I’ll stop, point to a word, and in my most convincing voice, and say, “Hmm, I …

Beginner’s Guide to D&D: Which Character Classes Are Easier to Play?

<i>You gotta start somewhere, so why not start now? Starter Kit delivers you to the world of roleplaying games in a fun and easy-to-digest manner! Join</i> …

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Parent Obsession With Baby Growth Trends Could Be Fuelling Childhood Obesity

Everyone loves a chubby baby.<p>Ask any new parent how their baby is going and you will most likely get an update on recent weight gains.<p>Regular baby …

Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temp<br>• 2/3 cup powdered sugar<br>• 1/2 lemon, zested<br>• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from the zested lemon half)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground lavender<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 cups flour<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and …

FYI: One Foodie Calls These the "Best Recipes for One Ever"

Cooking for one isn't always the most thrilling activity, but that doesn't mean you have to resort to ordering delivery tacos or eating cereal for …