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20 Moms to Follow on Instagram For Major Lunchbox Inspiration

Once school's back in session, packing your kids' lunch can seem fun for, oh, about the first three days. After that, it's easy to fall into the rut of packing the same foods week after week. Who even has the time to find more than three or four healthy foods your kids even want to eat? We'll tell …

For Best Results, Live Your Life 'Day One' At A Time

More than 30 years ago I wrote a personal mission statement. It’s a relatively brief and straightforward document (less than half a page), focusing on six roles that I identified for my life. I use it as a daily, forward-looking reminder of my commitments, vision, and purpose.<p>As my friend Stephen …

Leadership

A Heart Disease-Causing Parasite Is Starting to Infiltrate America

Doctors are being warned to stay vigilant for symptoms.<p>A parasitic disease commonly transmitted in the feces of a bloodsucking insect in South …

Inflammation

Deepak Chopra On Why A Meaningful Life Rests Upon Developing A Meaningful Self

Much like the problematic nature of building a home on a flimsy foundation, so is the challenge of going into the world and creating relationships with neglect for a positive relationship with yourself.<p>This can be a daunting idea, so I sat down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, renowned spiritual teacher, …

Spirituality

The Best Mai Tais in Honolulu

While it remains a debate as to where the mai tai was first introduced--Don the Beachcomber or Trader Vic's--there's no disputing where this iconic …

Boating

Blueberry Pie Cookies

Stuffed full of my Mom's homemade fresh blueberry pie filling, <b>Blueberry Pie Cookies</b> are just like eating an adorable mini little blueberry pie. Just …

Baking

Pumpkin Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

The ultimate vegetarian chili powered by fall flavors. Sweet potato, black beans, and plenty of aromatics simmer in a velvety, pumpkin-infused tomato …

Recipes

8 Clever Texts To Send After A First Date, So They Know You Had A Great Time

Imagine this: You just got home from one of the best first dates of your life. You <i>actually</i> had such a great time and you already can't wait to tell …

The Obamas' Touching Tribute To Aretha Franklin Has So Much Meaning Behind It

Thursday, Aug. 16 marks the day we lost Aretha Franklin, one of the most influential singers and performers of our lifetime. Following the news of …

Aretha Franklin

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

15 Recipes from the Best New Restaurants in America 2018

From fiery homemade chili paste to an impossible-to-stop-eating chocolate budino, these are the recipes from our 2018 Hot 10: America's Best New Restaurants.<p>We get it—you're probably not going to make it to all of our Hot 10 restaurants (and if you do, wow, we are impressed). But you <i>can</i> make the …

Cooking

21 Fantastic Beach Reads Our Readers Loved This Summer

Summer's not over yet!

Books

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Herbed Butternut Squash Chips Recipe on Food52

• 1 small butternut squash, about 1 pound<br>• 2 teaspoons chopped mixed fresh herbs (I used sage, thyme and oregano)<br>• 4 teaspoons olive oil<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Heat the oven to 250 degrees F and put a rack in the middle of the oven. Peel the squash and cut it in two, separating the thin end without seeds …

Juan Luis Green Chile-Chicken Enchiladas

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken, onion, celery, chiles, cilantro, bouillon granules, oregano, cumin, paprika, garlic, bay leaves, water, and 1 …

Recipes

The Best Places to Visit in California for Major West Coast Wanderlust

Start ticking these Golden State stars off your list.<p>California has a mind-numbing amount of places to visit and incredible attractions to see. From …

California

76 Strapless Wedding Dresses For Every Bridal Style

From romantic to minimal and daring, try this timeless silhouette that’s incredibly flattering for the upper body and versatile on the bottom.

Weddings

Brisket-and-Black Bean Chili with Cilantro-Lime Crema Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture with brisket cubes until well coated.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 …

Cooking

The Realities Of How Emotional Intelligence Is Improved And Applied

Do entrepreneurs by nature struggle with the underlying emotional framework for good leadership? After all, we can be of singular vision and headstrong. And how well adjusted are we, really? Do we even have time to be in touch with our emotions? We’re talking about those soft, nebulous terms: …

Emotional Intelligence

'I was kidnapped in London and trafficked for sex'

<b>Anna came to London from Romania intending to study, but first she needed to earn some money. She took temporary jobs - waitressing, cleaning, maths tutoring. Then one day in March 2011 she was snatched off the street, flown to Ireland and put through nine months of hell.</b><p>Anna was nearly home. There …

Sociology

Baked Zucchini Fries (gluten-free, low carb, keto)

Baked Zucchini Fries (gluten-free, low-carb)<p><b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — August 6, 2018<p>These <b>baked zucchini fries</b> are ultra cheesy and flavorful …

Food

How To Become A Better Speaker Like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey and Tony Robbins

Speaking is the No. 1 strategy for attracting high-paying clients.<p>But what is your speaker style? Are you a presenter like Steve Jobs, Suze Orman, Dave Ramsey or Tony Robbins?<p>“Your audience doesn’t want to know everything you know, they want to know what to do with the information you present,” …

Self-improvement

10 Clever Questions To Ask On A Dating App, Because It Isn’t All Fun & Games

Whether or not you ever pictured yourself picking up potential partners on a dating app, it's kind of an inevitable part of the world we live in now. …

Relationships

Recipe: spicy chicken taco salad with cilantro-lime dressing

Photo via Thanksgiving.comThe taco salad is one of Tex-Mex’s greatest contributions to the American culinary fabric. We’re not talking about the …

Recipes

Triple Strawberry Shortcakes

From:<p>Level: Easy<p>Total: 1 hr 40 min<br>• Active: 1 hr<p>Yield: 6 servings<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 cup freeze-dried strawberries<p>1/4 cup granulated sugar<p>1 …

Recipes

These Are The 4 Key Elements For Love To Flourish In A Relationship, According To Buddha…

Human beings have defined love in a thousand quotes. Their approach to love varies depending on which perspective they use whether it be romantic, …

Relationships

“Random Acts of Flyness,” Reviewed: Terence Nance’s Kaleidoscopic Vision of Being Black in America

The <i>Times</i> reported on Thursday that, earlier in the week, at Smith College, someone called the campus police to report a “suspicious black male sitting in the common room”—a person who was in fact a female Smith student, Oumou Kanoute, who was doing nothing but eating lunch. (As she said, “All I did …

Text Messaging

3 Ways to Cultivate Company Leaders at Any Level

Locate those with potential and harness their skills. You'll improve employee engagement and productivity, and mold leaders of tomorrow.<p>As an entrepreneur, it is your responsibility to seek out and develop the next generation of company leaders. Not every employee is well-suited for managerial …

Leadership

Just Because You're Having a Baby Over 35 Doesn't Mean You're Old — Here's What You Should Know

When you think of the word "geriatric," what comes to mind? A nursing home? A broken hip? A slew of grandpas doing water aerobics, perhaps? We thought so! In a personal essay published in <b>The Magnolia Journal</b>, former HGTV star Joanna Gaines got real about what it's actually like being pregnant at 40 …

Pregnancy