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This Quote by Thich Nhat Hanh Will Help You Let Go of Hate and Become More Compassionate

If you’re anything like me, you’re bothered by all of the uncertainty and tension in politics. Since the election of Donald Trump, there seem only to …

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

Time Management

That Cake From Ina Garten's New Book Is Actually REALLY Complicated To Make

That's a LOT of dedication to frosting, Ina.<p>If there’s one thing people know about Ina Garten ― the Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa” ― it’s that she loves cooking for her husband, Jeffrey. Their love story is one that rivals even the most famous celebrity relationships. And it’s given many people …

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

Time Management

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

5 Incredibly Simple Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Empower Their People

How less work--not more--will help you become a better leader.<p>As a parent, one thing I've learned is the importance of empowerment. Unless you want your kids to rely on you forever--and worse yet, never move out--you have to give them the tools they need to survive and then let go. In my …

Bill Gates

You Won’t Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free … and Vegan!

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

Dessert

The Long-Term Relationship Survival Tip Guide

This August, my husband and I will be celebrating 35 years of marriage. Yes, we even did it all wrong. I was truly a child bride.<p><i>Our engagement picture; I was 18.</i><p>What is real is that we are "happily enough" married. Still. The truth is, that we have all kinds of shit going down around us all the …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Happiness

How To Tell If Your Anxiety Is Normal (And What To Do If It's Not)

<i>By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty</i><p>It is surely a marker of modern society that we have reached such a high degree of daily stress that we now worry about the amount of worrying that we do.<p>If you worry that you worry too much, you are certainly not alone. Many people feel anxiety and than feel …

How to Clean Garbage Disposal - Ask Anna

I’ve got a special guest today, please welcome Shari. I stumbled across this post of hers, on how to clean garbage disposal, and I told her she just</i> …

How to Build a Bookcase: Step-by-Step Woodworking Plans

In-the-wall bookcases are elegant, but they can be difficult and expensive to construct. We show you an easier way to create a classic piece for any space.<p><b>I built my first bookcase</b> in middle school. A multitiered assemblage of wooden planks laid across stacks of bricks, it was reminiscent of pieces …

8 Innovative Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

skhoward/E+/Getty Images<p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm, should you give it a …

Skin Care

Super cute printable school Valentines

<i>posted by</i> Jamielyn <i>on</i> January 10, 2013<p>With Valentine’s Day almost a month away, I thought I would start posting some fun crafts ideas, recipes and …

Peach Melba Pavlova

No summer soirée is complete without a perfect Pavlova - make the meringue ahead of time and store in a cake tin<p>Ingredients<p>4 egg whites<br>• 100g each …

Dessert

How to Make Apple Pâte de Fruits at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt makes an apple p</i>â<i>te de fruit (a fancy French term for jelly candy) that feels at home on dessert platters</i> …

Green Cleaning with Corn Starch, Baking Powder & Cream of Tarter - Ask Anna

Did you know that corn starch, baking powder and cream of tarter can be used for green cleaning? If we’re being honest we could probably admit that …

9 Pantry Items that Double as Cleaning Tools

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Household cleaners don't have to be complicated, in fact, they can come straight out of your pantry.</i><p>With holiday season right around the corner, it’s …

20 Weeks of (different!) Healthier Dinner Ideas

20 Weeks of (different!) Lightened-Up Dinners.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 1, 2014 51<p>The happiest of the new years to you!<p>Since you may be in massive dinner …

Gluten-Free English Muffins Recipe

Preparation 30 mins 2018-05-02T00:30:00+00:00<p>Cook Time 35 mins 2018-05-02T00:35:00+00:00<p>Serves 4 gluten-free English muffins adjust servings<p>adapted …

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream<p>9 ounces high-quality bittersweet chocolate (70% cocoa), chopped, divided<p>8 ounces high-quality bittersweet chocolate (70% cocoa), chopped<p>Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional; for rolling)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>TRUFFLE BASE<p>Bring cream to simmer in …

Dessert

DIY: Double Chocolatey Hot Cocoa in a Jar

I've made it my mission this year to start getting ready for Christmas before December 24th. The past few years were so hectic and busy for me that I …

Chocolate Gingerbread men

I don’t know who decides to rip up most of the flooring on their main floor two weeks BEFORE Christmas…Crazy people…<p>But we did because it was the …

Cough Remedy

Our entire family has been sick. It's been awful. Harvey got it first, and he had a nasty little cough that would keep him from getting a good nap, …

Christmas advent jar

What do you do with a package of small matchboxes, some scrapbook supplies, and time? Make a Christmas advent calendar! Duh.<p>I bought a pack of mini …

Why Setting an Intention Every Morning Will Change Your Life

Here is a typical morning that I know so many face...<p>Hit the snooze button. Make and proceed to gulp down 1+ coffee/tea. Shower. Check phone while eating breakfast on autopilot. Get dressed. Head out the door amongst the bustling crowds, traffic, etc. or in your home office, where you get down to …

11 Days Until Christmas: DIY Gifts That Pamper

I love DIY gifts, but I find that those who appreciate crafted presents are those who craft themselves. The following homemade gifts, however, can …

Free You've Been Booed Printables!

<b>These are the cutest You’ve Been Booed printables EVER! Does your neighborhood boo each other at Halloween time? Not sure what that even means? Read</b> …

DIY Lavender Room Spray

Last year, when I was working as a flight attendant, one of my favourite things about our hotel in Brussels, was that they put little tiny bottles of …

Homemade Reusable Disinfecting Wipes - All Natural

Making your own reusable disinfecting wipes is so easy, you’ll probably be hitting yourself for not trying it sooner, especially with my no-sew …