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The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Everything You Need to Know About Composting

Composting is good for lots of reasons. Many gardeners believe that utilizing compost is an integral part of creating a healthier garden ecosystem.

Craving a lobster roll? Make it the vegan way with this recipe from By CHLOE.’s executive chef

Lobster rolls are a summer staple, but globs of mayo and butter aren’t exactly the most gut-friendly of foods. That’s why this season, you can get …

16 YouTube Videos That Teach Social Skills

1 of 11<p>Learning About Social Relationships<p>Many children pick up what they need to know about relationships and interacting with other people by …

Animated Movies

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

You Can Find Your Life's Purpose With a Japanese Concept Called Ikigai

Finding a decent job can be hard. Now try finding your life's purpose. Most of us go from aspiring astronaut to aspiring rock star to actual cashier …

Ikigai

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

Free Self Improvement Downloads

Here at <b>The Emotion Machine</b> we try our best to share as many valuable resources with you as possible on psychology and self improvement.<p>On this page …

12 Houseplants That Have the Power to Heal

By Reynard Loki<p>A growing body of research proves that simply being around nature can improve human health and happiness. A month-long 2016 study …

Almost All Students With Disabilities Are Capable Of Graduating. Here's Why They Don't.

Our education system is failing students with special needs.<p>As a teenager, Michael McLaughlin wanted to go to college. He had several disabilities, including dyslexia and bipolar disorder, which threatened to make the road ahead more difficult. He sometimes had trouble paying attention in class and …

Cornbread Dressing Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place 1/2 cup butter in a 13- x 9-inch pan; heat in oven at 425° for 4 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together cornmeal and flour; whisk in 3 …

Oatmeal and Pie-Spice Cookies

Ingredients<p>2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 cup packed dark brown sugar<br>• ½ cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons corn syrup<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla …

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.<p>One of the most commonly taught stories American schoolchildren learn is that of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s 19th-century tale of a poor, ambitious teenaged boy in New York City who works …

Income Inequality

19 Southern Biscuit Recipes

We've rounded up these Southern biscuit recipes that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between.<p>A biscuit is the perfect …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …

Teachers Are Stressed, And That Should Stress Us All

We all experience stress at work, no matter the job. But for teachers, the work seems to be getting harder and the stress harder to shake.<p>A new report out this month pulls together some stark numbers on this:<p>Forty-six percent of teachers say they feel high daily stress. That's on par with nurses …

Mindfulness

Mindfulness meditation trumps placebo in pain reduction

New evidence has been found that mindfulness meditation reduces pain more effectively than placebo. The study used a two-pronged approach -- pain …

9 College Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities

ADHD, dyslexia, or autism can qualify you for some extra financial help.<p>More than 6 million young Americans—about 13% of students—have been diagnosed …

Organize your financial documents

Read further to discover 10 helpful categories to help you organize your financial documents.<p>Can you quickly locate last year's income tax return? Do …

How to Use Free Resources to Educate Yourself on Nearly Any Subject

We live in an age where there are more educational resources available to the average person than there ever have been before. For the lifetime …

50 Flowers The Most Beautiful Gardens Have In Common

Can't decide which flowers to plant in your backyard? We've got you covered.<p>Consider this your complete guide to backyard blooms.

The Simple Vegetable Gardening Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know

With Spring coming through, it’s time to start planning for that beautiful organic garden. Let’s face it; one great way to avoid the threat of …

Gardening

Author Talks About Her New (Awesome!) Tween Book With an Autistic Character

Ally Condie, author of the new middle-grade book Summerlost, explains why kids with autism and diverse abilities deserve to find themselves in children's literature.<p>With autism as a daily part of author Ally Condie's life—her 10-year-old son has the brain disorder—it's no surprise it appears in her …

30 Things We Forget To Say “Thank You” For

<i>If the only prayer you ever said was “Thank You,” that would be enough.</i>Most of us have incredible family members, friends, and other loved ones who …

Gratitude

Yes, 'Between the World and Me' is a Young Adult book

<i>Between the World and Me</i> by Ta-Nehisi Coates was by all accounts one of the best books of 2015. Besides being a #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, the …

How to Visualize Your Future with a Vision Board

It’s that time of the year again. A few days from the start of January–the month your friends and family all declare their resolutions for the New …

Motivation

20 Ways To Stop Wasting Money & Start Saving Now

While I realize that resolutions are kind of bogus, as a new year rolls around I STILL can’t help but think about all of the ways I want to improve …

The 24 Best Literary Debuts Of 2015

Here are the most exciting new voices in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in 2015 (ranked in no particular order).

10 Short Books You Can Read Before The End Of The Year

Explore entire worlds, in just around 200 pages.<p>According to a recent survey conducted on FlipSnack, popular books are getting longer and longer. A few of this past year’s weighty tomes serve as hard evidence. Whether the trend can be chalked up to the ability of lightweight eReaders to accommodate …

Books