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9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

11 Salad Dressing Recipes to Help You Kick the Bottled Stuff

Salads don't always get a lot of love. They often feel like a chore, something you force yourself to eat to feel less guilty about the more interesting food on your plate. But a salad can be just as exciting as any other part of a meal, and the easiest way to improve your salads is to lose the …

Cooking

Become a kickass photographer with these easy-to-learn tricks

Shooting great photos can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be reserved for the Insta-famous Gray Malins of the world. You too could learn to take …

Landscape Photography

The Google Doc I Send To People Who Ask About My Skin

By Rio Viera-Newton<p>When it comes to skin care, I used to do the absolute bare minimum: grabbing whatever I found at CVS and slapping it onto my skin whenever I felt like it. But then I got a very demanding new job — as a music publicist at Interscope Records — a full-on, around-the-clock, …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull<p>"It may not be the newest shiny object on the shelf, but …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

Pain

These 13 Marinades Will Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

It may be hard to believe that a blend of oil, vinegar, herbs, and spices could change your weeknight meals, but it’s so true. Taking the (very little) time to marinate your proteins means that you’ll have a flavorful and tender product every time. Freezer-friendly dinner recipes are like gold, and …

Cooking

18 Brilliant One-Pan Dinners You Need In Your Life

Because no one likes doing the dishes.

16 One-Pot Dinners That Are Actually Healthy

Because easy and good-for-you don't have to be mutually exclusive.

A 20-Minute Indoor Cardio Workout for When It's Just Too Hot to Run

Running in the summer can be a drag. Sure, more hours of daylight means more time to fit in a jog before or after work. But unless you literally get …

How to Drink Mindfully

A few years ago, I noticed a trend among the people I socialize with. Instead of suggesting we meet for coffee, it was, “Let’s get drinks!” Maybe …

Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones

An easy recipe for The BEST Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones!By now, you probably already know I have a thing for scones. You probably <i>also</i> already know …

Breakfast

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

A bulletproof 5-day itinerary to Norway’s fjords: Where to hike, stay, and eat

IF YOU’VE MADE it to 2017 without Norway’s fjord region being on your gotta-see list, you obviously never wiled away an afternoon Googling the …

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

Scientists Can Use CRISPR to Store Images and Movies in Bacteria

It’s a step toward turning microbes into living hard drives.<p>In 1872, Eadweard Muybridge captured a series of photos of a running horse. His images settled a debate about whether the animal ever lifted all four feet off the ground at once—it did. They also formed the basis of one of the first motion …

Genetics

10 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Turn 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are supposed to be a blast, but when researchers ask those approaching 30 how they're faring, an incredible 86 percent report being in the grips of some form of quarter-life crisis. Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with …

Calgary Day Trip: Plan an Epic Weekend in Banff National Park and Beyond

Less than a two-hour drive from downtown Calgary, Canada‘s Banff National Park is one of the most popular weekend trips from Alberta’s biggest city. …

Hiking

Great Spots for Outdoor Dining and Drinking in Seattle, Spring 2018

Seattle's long-awaited sunshine is officially here. Restaurants and bars all over town are starting to break out the patio furniture, so when the moment arises diners will want to be ready to seize it and stock up on some precious warmth and vitamin D.<p>Eater has sun-seekers covered with this map, a …

6 Liquid Lipsticks That Actually Last All Day, According to Sephora Experts

We all know that feeling of disappointment when you find the perfect shade of liquid lipstick and tragedy strikes—it either dries your lips out, or …

How to Beat the Crowds at Banff National Park

Photo by Andrew Querner/Gallery Stock<p>Three tips to help you see the best of Canada's first national park—and the fewest tourists.<p>Banff, Canada’s …

35 Plank Variations That Will Strengthen and Tone Every Inch of Your Body

A plank is anything but basic. The move simultaneously works the upper body and core without needing a single piece of equipment to do so. Adding the move into your regular routine will help you become stronger and leaner and can help offset everyday aches and pains. But why stick to the same old, …

Workouts

Cheat's Thai chilli beef - delicious. magazine

• 2 tbsp groundnut oil<br>• 3 shallots, finely diced<br>• 1 heaped tbsp chilli jam<br>• 2 tsp shrimp paste<br>• 1½ tbsp tomato ketchup<br>• 1 lime, juiced<br>• 4cm piece fresh ginger, …

Thai Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow) - Wok & Skillet

<i>Thai Basil Chicken (“Pad Krapow Gai” or “Gai Pad Krapow”) is a classic Thai stir-fry where the amazing aroma of basil pairs so well with the savory</i> …

We Finally Found The Best Moisturizers For Acne Prone Skin

Having acne prone skin can be tough. By now you know that there are so many things you have to avoid, like dairy products or pore-clogging makeup – …

Skin Care

Want to Raise a Confident Girl? Encourage Her to Be a Little Bad | Inc.com

A while ago, I saw a little girl wearing a cheeky shirt that said <i>"Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go places."</i><p>It made me smile. I liked the thought of this little girl being a rebel (or at least being encouraged to be) at such a young age. With that mindset, she's more likely to grow up and see …

Self-improvement

9 Ways to Learn Photography

Want to learn how to take better photos, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you feel like you have some basic photography skills, but don’t know …

You'll Never Skip a Day of Sunscreen Thanks to These 12 Sephora Bestsellers

We're constantly told to slather on SPF year round to protect our skin. But many women (us included) are guilty of skipping the step because, despite its multiple benefits, traditional SPF doesn't always wear too well on the skin. Many sunscreens have a thick consistency, which leaves your skin …

Skin Care

8 Skin-Care Products You Should Be Using, Ranked By Importance

We’ve come a long way from our grandmothers' cold creams. These days, the products in the beauty aisle are stocked with a whirlwind of claims, an …