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11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

BBQ

How to Stop Taking Things Personally

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it can feel as if you’ve been punched in the gut. I know that sounds a bit …

Self-help

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Crock-Pot Death By Chocolate Cake Video - How to Make Crock-Pot Death By Chocolate Cake Video

GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>BUY NOW: Crock-Pot, $38.15, amazon.com.</b><p>If you're a chocolate lover (and who isn't?) sometimes, you just need your fix. Maybe …

Dessert

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you ... Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about …

Self-help

Slow Cooker Catfish Stew

Chef Hugh Acheson’s easy-to-make take on this rich, hearty meal rises to the top<p><i>Catfish stew—is it Southern? I mean, what is Southern food? You got six months for a chat over a number of cases of bourbon? There will be some tears and some wrestling of emotions and probably real wrestling, too. The</i> …

Slow Cookers

6 Quick, Easy Ways to Turn Chicken Broth into Dinner

It's late and cold and you're craving a hot bowl of homemade soup, but your fridge is bare. What to do? Pull out some chicken broth from the pantry …

Food Preservation

What to Cook for a Snow Storm - FineCooking

Recipe<p>Onions are often used in risotto, but not usually as the main ingredient. In this soothing dish, you get a bite of beautifully browned, sweet, …

Snowstorms
Meditation

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

Deviled Eggs Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat | Men’s Health

21 Deviled Eggs Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat<p>Upgrade this classic appetizer with these unique flavor combos<p>Danny Kim<p>Eggs are a superb source of complete protein, with 6 grams apiece. Plus, they contain the nutrient choline, which benefits your metabolism and brain health.<p>But hard-boiled eggs …

An indoor plant expert reveals a simple trick to keep your houseplants from dying

Plants aren't the most demanding creatures in our homes — they need just three things to stay alive: water, air, and sunlight.<p>So why do so many indoor plants end up dead?<p>New York City indoor plant expert Matthew Schechter believes everyone should be able to bring a little greenery into their home. …

Plants

Improve Your Focus in 9 Minutes or Less With This Morning Routine

It’s your body’s job to house and protect your brain, but did you know that you can also use your body to strengthen your mind? In this article, …

Put Down Your Phone: Why Presence Is the Best Gift You’ll Ever Give

<b>“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The only thing worse …

How to Start Loving Yourself Even When You Think There’s Nothing to Love

We talk to ourselves all day long. We comment, critique, and chastise our every move. From the big to the small – every decision and action gets …

7 Ways To Pull Your Wandering Mind Back Into The Present Moment

Humans spend about half of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they’re actually doing in the present. A now-famous Harvard study illuminated this reality, using an iPhone app that pinged participants at random times throughout the day and asked them what they were thinking …

Mindfulness

Pick your practice wisely — meditation's benefits depend on its style

Focusing on your breath won’t make you nicer<p>Not all meditation is created equal, according to a new study. And if you’re looking to meditate to improve something specific, you should pick a practice that focuses on the thing you’d like to improve.<p>Many studies have been done to show the benefits of …

Mindfulness

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Mindfulness

3 Thoughtful Ways You Can Benefit From Meditation

I’m a sucker for list articles. Especially ones providing tips for fostering personal growth. The more I’ve clicked on these stories, the more I’ve …

‘My déjà vu is so bad I can’t tell what’s real’

When a brain tumour left Pat Long with persistent déjà vu, he began to question the very nature of reality. Here, he tells his story.<p>One drab afternoon a few years ago something very unusual happened to me.<p>I was lounging under a tree in a packed east London park when I experienced a sudden feeling …

Consciousness

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

Finding Beauty in Every Freakin’ Moment, No Matter What

How often are we anxious, frustrated, looking forward to something coming up, unhappy with ourselves, unhappy with others?<p>How often are we not happy …

Positive Thinking

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.<p>The Row Iso Drag Curl (Aipa Row)<p>The row is a …

Health

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Every Conversation You Ever Have

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

Five tips for starting into bonsai.

The Art of Shaping a Bonsai Tree | Short Film Showcase

How to make a Bonsai tree, from a starter kit

Experiencing Emotional Pain? Buddhists Have an Important Message For You

Ever heard of Buddhism’s three principles of existence? If you haven’t, it’s basically the three principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. …

Understanding Implicit Bias

Bias