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The Three Most Common Resume Mistakes -- And How To Fix Them

The most common resume mistake is to fill a resume with so much meaningless jargon (“Results-oriented professional/Motivated self-starter/Proven track record of success”) that it’s almost impossible for the person reading your resume to determine what you’ve done in your career, or what you’re …

Employment

Minimal-Effort Instant Pot Breakfasts That Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Whether or not you already have an Instant Pot or pressure cooker (you'll likely be convinced to grab one after reading this post, to be honest), getting your kids to eat breakfast each morning before school can seem like a losing battle. But luckily for you, if you are the proud owner of an …

Breakfast

Bike Touring Essentials - 10 Items I Always Take On A Bike Tour

<b>This is my list of 10 bike touring essentials I always take on a bike tour. It doesn't matter if I am cycling for 2 days or even 2 years, these items</b> …

Walkman

Passing the Social Security Benefits Earnings Test

Bone up on strategies that will get you the maximum Social Security benefits you've earned.<p>A big reason experts advise waiting until at least full …

Retirement

When 'Married, Filing Separately' Lowers Your Tax Bill

The rarely used “married, filing separately” tax status is a boon for the few Americans who choose it each year. More will likely join that club for tax year 2018.<p>The reason: The tax overhaul’s new 20% deduction for pass-through businesses should lower tax bills for some couples if they opt to file …

Retirement

Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

Employment

I Was Bloated For an Entire Year Until I Started Doing These 4 Daily Things

What started out as what I thought was a tummy bug last year turned into months and months of extreme belly bloat, pain, and embarrassment. Multiple doctor's visits and test after test came up completely blank. No one knew what was wrong. They thought it might be IBS, but they didn't know how to …

Intermittent Fasting

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

This Sample Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Will Help You Live Longer

The Mediterranean diet has consistently been lauded as one of the healthiest diets, with a long list of proven health benefits and a reputation for …

Nutrition

18 Easy Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes

Trying to cut back? These tasty dinners all clock in at less than 400 calories per serving.<p>1 of 18<p>Chili-Glazed Pork With Sweet Potato …

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …

Here Is Exactly How to Do the Perfect Squat, According to a Fitness Instructor

The squat is a compound and foundational fitness movement. It recruits muscles from your lower back down through to your ankles and is a tremendous strength and conditioning tool. There are more variations to a squat than there are zodiac signs, and everyone's squat is going to look a little …

Bodyweight Exercise

How To Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners eating at different times. The …

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces and transfer them to a 3-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the onion, garlic, ginger, tomato paste, …

Cooking

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<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 sealed into your brain.<p>Your brain naturally wants to do …

Science Says This 1 Daily Practice Can Literally Change Your Brain and Make You More Successful

Discover how mindfulness can change the way your brain works, making you more happy, efficient, and fulfilled in whatever you do.<p>Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word <i>mindfulness</i> or <i>meditation</i> and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust …

Mindfulness

7 Mind Tricks to Be More Present Right Now

Anyone can learn how to better enjoy the present moment at any time of the day.<p>With today's technology constantly at our fingertips, it makes sense that we're always looking for new distractions and other, virtual ways to escape the space that we actually inhabit. Unfortunately, this causes us to …

Mindfulness

20 New & Exciting Ways to Eat Zucchini for Dinner

Oh, zucchini — it's hard to explain our feelings about this summer vegetable. We cheer when it arrives, but then all too quickly it overwhelms us. …

Cooking

How to Fry French Fries With Only 1 Teaspoon of Oil

I'm a fairly new owner of a Philips Airfryer (bacon that is simultaneously crispy and chewy is my specialty), and I had heard mixed reviews about making french fries in the trendy kitchen gadget. However, I had to know if the airfryer could possibly yield deliciously crisp, fresh french fries or if …

Memory Overload: SanDisk Announces New Massive 1 Terabyte SD Card

In recent years, SanDisk has developed a reputation for storage card excess. In 2014, the company debuted a 512 MB SD card that retailed for $800—an …

The Huge Milestone Baby Boomers Will Reach On July 1

When you turn 70.5, you have to start withdrawing from your retirement savings -- even if you don't want to.<p>Baby Boomers will be reaching yet another milestone on July 1: That's when the oldest ones will begin to turn 70.5 -- the magical age when the IRS says they have to start withdrawing money …

When Should You Retire?

Figuring out the right time to retire is a very complicated notion. It can only be addressed in the broadest sense, as everyone has a different "ideal" time to retire. But at its core, I think choosing the best time for you to retire comes down to three simple steps.<p>That might sound overly …

Retirement

VIDEO: What You Eat Changes How You Think

Watch to learn how diet affects the brain.<p>It's no secret that what you eat affects your body. But as a new video produced by TED-Ed points out, diet …

The Beginner's Guide to Picking the Perfect Bicycle

Up until recently, I’ve been riding the same bike I got for my 10th birthday. It took me from point A to B, but it was definitely time for an …

20 Surprising Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Protect Countertops With Rosin Paper<p>Painting cabinets is a messy job, and the last thing you want is paint all over your countertops as you learn how …

Healthy Eats: Black Bean Burger

1. Over medium heat sauté onion, garlic, jalapeno and red pepper in oil until softened. Add kale and cook until softened.<p>2. Combine all ingredients …

Recipes

5 Easy, Equipment-Free Exercises To Tone Your Butt

Exercises like squats and lunges are great for toning the butt, but they are not enough to give it a lift. If you want a firm, rounder or bigger …

Health