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To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

15 Products For Creative But Lazy People

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25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

16 Genius Ways To Use Hard-Boiled Eggs

Time to get cracking!<p>A hard-boiled egg is quite the wonder—high-protein, low-carb, tasty, cheap!—and there are a zillion (okay, 16) heavenly ways to eat one that go far beyond deviled. Read on for our favorite new ways to enjoy hard-boiled eggs, and some tips on how to prepare them just right every …

Healthy Eating

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

This low-tech gravity-fed watering system is based on an ancient irrigation technique

<b>Clayola Egypt's low-tech watering setup can keep your houseplants or garden watered when you're away.</b><p>The use of unglazed terracotta pots, also known …

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and hopefully …

Here’s how to tell if your web traffic travels through an NSA listening point

If you’ve ever wondered whether the National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring your internet activity at any given moment, there’s now an app for …

Surveillance

This Recipe For Crusty Roasted Fondant Potatoes Will Change Your Food Loving Life

Potatoes are the most versatile vegetable in your kitchen, as they can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, but most will agree the best potato …

Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler Are Hosting a New Show Together

The Parks and Recreation stars are reuniting.<p>Ron and Leslie are back together again—well, kind of.<p><i>Deadline</i> reports that NBC ordered <i>The Handmade Project</i>, an unscripted reality show that will star Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman as the hosts. The competition show received a six-episode …

This incredible forest park lets you trampoline in the treetops

Imagine if your next trip to the forest allowed you to meander hidden pathways into the treetops, swing on hammocks, and bounce on giant trampolines, …

Emergency Prep: How to Put Your Life in a Backpack

If you had to leave home—right now—because of an emergency, what would you grab? Once people and pets were out of harm's way, what else would you …

4 basic problems cause all the cognitive biases that screw up our judgment

<i>Four months ago I attempted to synthesize Wikipedia's crazy list of cognitive biases, and after banging my head against the wall for weeks, came up with this</i> <i>Cognitive Bias Cheat Sheet</i> <i>which</i> <i>John Manoogian III,</i><i>beautifully organized into the above poster. Since then, I've started working on a book</i> …

14 Olive Tapenade Recipes for Pasta, Breads, and More

If you’ve run through your backlog of creative salsa recipes and mastered the art of hummus, tapenade is the spread you need in your life. It has the same brininess you love in other olive recipes, but it’s mixed with savory ingredients like garlic, herbs, and anchovies, to deepen the flavor even …

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This Pesto Chicken Pizza Has a Smart Secret

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat until shimmering. Add the chicken and …

The Living Table is a verdant indoor garden hidden in your table

If you’re looking to greenify your home, look no further than the plant-filled Living Table. At first glance, the table appears to be a simple square …

A Juicy Chicken Fried Steak For Your Cheat Day

​Southern comfort food never tasted so good<p>When my oldest daughter was 4 we lived in Washington, DC (yes, this was 26 years ago). When her birthday came along I asked her what she wanted to eat for her special dinner and she answered, chicken fried steak. Huh? I had never heard of it before—and …

Recipes

Skip the store-bought sandwich. You can make a better one.

Dorie Greenspan’s recent rallying cry for quiche got me thinking about other foodstuffs subject to surrender. So with this post, I challenge you to take back the sandwich, starting tomorrow.<p>Sandwiches are hardly in jeopardy — as of last year, Americans ate an average of four per week. But more …

Feta Cheese

Here's your simple guide to composting fruit and veggie scraps, eggshells, bones and more

If you feel guilty about creating food waste, composting is an easy way to relieve yourself of the anxiety of not eating all the groceries you …

How to Meditate Before Bed to Supercharge Your Sleep

Sleep is like the reset button for our minds and bodies. It wipes the slate clean and a good night’s rest can prepare us to tackle a brand new day. …

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

Bear Is the Perfect Balance Between the Bloat of Evernote and the Simplicity of Plain Text

When it first launched, Bear was an intriguing alternative to bloated note-taking apps like Evernote and OneNote, but it was still a little too new …

Apps

JetBlue Adds Momofuku Milk Bar Snacks to Its Premium Mint Service

Some of Christina Tosi's most iconic creations are about to take to the skies.<p>JetBlue’s premium flying experience is about to get sweeter.<p>The airline …

Try a 3-Minute Workout That Targets the Upper and Lower Abs

Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and even giving your booty some love, too.<p>Lay on …

Workouts

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes — the hip dip.<p>The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to …

Workouts

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Meal-Prep 5 Paleo Dinners With Just 8 Ingredients

Calling for delivery or going the restaurant route may sound like taking the easy way out on busy weeknights, but if you’re going Paleo, those may …

Food

12 Plank Variations For A Rock Solid Core

istock<p>There's no doubt that 'the plank' is one of the best core exercises on the planet. But for many of us, endless sets at the end of each and …

The 4 Best Apps for Recording Calls on Your Phone

Whether you’re interviewing rock stars, planning an event with folks from work, or just need to get your grandpa’s rants down on (digital) tape, …

Apps