Jennifer Geaslen

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INTJ Personality Type Profile

INTJ (introverted, intuitive, thinking, judging) is an acronym that represents one of the 16 personality types described by the Myers-Briggs Type …

Psychology

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Cooking

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

Middle Age

Michele Curtis's pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies recipe

I have a love affair with blondies, and this particular combination of pistachio nuts, white chocolate and raspberries is a match made in heaven.<p>Michele Curtis's red salad with berries and spiced nuts recipe<p>Read more<p>Pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>200g soft butter<br>400g white …

Dessert

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

We’re Teaching Grit the Wrong Way

To get students to choose schoolwork over immediate pleasures, stop focusing on willpower.

9 Practical Tips From My Therapist That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

8 Delicious Sheet Cake Recipes to Welcome Spring

Single layers have never looked and tasted so good.<p>Cake makes everything better—it’s just a fact. When you’re in a pinch and tasked with entertaining …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

Cooking

How to Raise a Responsible Drinker

“I’m not really listening,” says Zeke, grinning at me while I try to impart yet another surprising stat I’ve discovered about teens and alcohol. …

I Tried That Chocolate Chunk Cookie That’s All Over Your IG Feed

We may be only a few weeks into the year, but if I were the betting sort, I’d wager that we’ve already laid eyes on <i>the</i> cookie of 2018, the sweet treat recipe that has been, and will continue to be, all over Instagram, on blogs, and in various food and lifestyle publications. The cookie I speak of …

Dessert

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

78 Weird But Utterly Brilliant Things Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

I'm not really the type of person who regularly uses the phrase, "I'll have what she's having." That is, until it comes to the weird but genius …

Shopping

Nutter Butter Pie

Cookie nostalgia flavors a South Carolina barbecue joint’s fan-favorite dessert<p>January 24 may be National Peanut Butter Day, but diners at Swig & Swine in South Carolina don’t need to wait for a so-called “holiday” to enjoy this decadent PB & cream cheese treat sprinkled with crumbled Nutter Butter …

8 Low-Calorie Slow-Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

You don't have to spend hours planning, prepping, and cooking to come up with amazingly healthy, low-calorie meals that will help you lose weight …

Cooking

Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework | Inc.com

There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a minimum, pockets of lack of respect.<p>I know I did.<p>It was roughly mid-corporate career when I encountered a leader that …

Leadership

23 Random Products You Won’t Believe Have A Cult-Following On Amazon

Sometimes, it's truly the most unexpected items that become staples in your life, as evidenced by this list of random products with a cult-following …

Son gets intensely angry in seconds, then feels bad about it later

<i>Q: My eldest son is turning 7 in a few months, and I need advice on how to help him deal with anger, especially in the heat of the moment. He is well behaved at school, has many friends, gets along with just about everyone, is typically happy and good-natured, has been identified as gifted at</i> …

Parenting

5 Psychological Thrillers That Aren’t Formulaic

This is a guest post from Rabeea, a Karachi-based book critic presently writing for Chicago Review of Books, Wales Art Review, Storgy, Brooklyn Mag …

5 Classic Design Rules to Absolutely Never Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

How to Do Yoga at Home

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Buffalo Chicken Bites

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the chicken: Combine chicken and buttermilk in a large bowl; toss to coat. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours.<p>Step 2<p>Prepare the …

Deep Frying

7 Easy No-Cook Toothpick Appetizers

Forks are for the rest of the feast. Tide guests over until dinnertime with easy, on-a-stick bites that are all about assembly, not about …