LaShathan Banks

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6 Lazy Ways to Eat Healthier and Actually Stick to It

They say 6-packs are made in the kitchen.<p>I got rid of my paunch and muffin tops in less than four weeks. I have a six-pack now. I’m telling you because apparently it’s not cool to keep showing people—even if they do say they want to see. How I got visible abs hinged on some minor and cost-effective …

Improve Your Note-Taking with These 3 Tips

As a student in a lecture, how many times have you been in the middle of transcribing a sentence when the professor switches to the next slide? …

Note-Taking

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Little Known Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read articles on Hack Spirit before, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat …

23 Paleo Bowls That Make Breakfast Great Again

Breakfast bowls are the ultimate convenience: They pack in a ton of nutrients at once, and they’re often easily portable. Best of all, they let you …

Healthy Eating

7 Natural Ways To Boost Your Brain Power + Sharpen Your Mind

Sure, there's not much you can do to stop time. You can however, improve the <i>quality</i> of your life within the time you have — and that includes keeping …

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

Self-help

Why 5 is a magic number for losing weight and achieving your health goals

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”-Robert Collier, bestselling author and publisher of The Secret of the AgesWhy 5 …

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda

The story of the spiritual teacher who was a silent force in the life of the most important entrepreneur of our times.<p>Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of …

7 ways your gut bacteria can create, help prevent and heal practically any disease

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>The quality, quantity, and composition of the bacteria in your gut have enormous influence on your brain. Dr. David Perlmutter explores …

Sports Medicine Doctor and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Recommends A Weight Loss Program That Works

Louisville orthopedic and sports medicine doctor Stacie Grossfeld MD is offering patients an option when they need to lose weight. This weight loss …

No Time to Meditate? Try Deepak Chopra's 1-Minute Meditation

If the idea of clearing 20 minutes to an hour in your schedule on a busy day feels impossible, try the following 1-minute meditation with Deepak …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

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B.O.L.T (Bacon, Oyster, Lettuce, Tomato)

4 Servings<p>As if an oyster po’boy and a BLT had a baby; this appropriately messy sandwich achieves the ideal texture-and-temperature contrast when the oysters are still warm from the fryer.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup cornmeal<p>1 tablespoon garlic powder<p>1 tablespoon onion …

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One-Pot Autumn Herb Roasted Chicken

I made us dinner… the easy way.<p>With one freaking pot guys! Is there anything better??<p>Well, I actually, like dinners that require some hands on work, …

Cooking

Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Shoulder

8 to 10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>For the most succulent results, use pork butt or shoulder with the bone in and the top layer of fat intact. It's sold whole but is more often divided into Boston butt or picnic shoulder sections. Either cut will do the job.<p>September …

Nachos with All the Fixings

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Layering the chips and fillings is key for an optimal cheese-to-crunch ratio.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>3 9-ounce bags tortilla chips<p>Beer-Braised Carnitas (click recipe)<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed<p>1 large white …

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

Perfect Porterhouse Steak

4 Servings<p>This is chef Bobby Flay's recipe for the perfect Porterhouse steak. With a steak this thick, you need to season liberally; when Flay demonstrated for us, the surface of the meat was virtually white from salt.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2”-thick Porterhouse steak, trimmed (about 2 lb.)<p>1 …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Odds are good that you’re one of the 90.6 percent of Americans that have not meditated in the past 12 months. …

You're Going To Really Have To Want To Get To St. Helena

If you're looking to get away -- and we mean <i>really</i> away -- from a fast-paced life, you probably should head on down to St. Helena. You may have heard of it thanks to 10th grade history when you learned that Napoleon was exiled there, but you may want to go to it now because there (supposedly) …

How to Break Down a Chicken ( + How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …

The Unflappable Flank Steak

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>Flank steak has somehow become a fallback cut for me -- it's inexpensive, broils well, and makes nice with everything from a Thai salad to tacos. …

Five Easy Indian Dishes That Anyone Can Make

Blogger Nik Sharma of A Brown Table shares his favorite chicken curry and a pumpkin recipe with Indian flavor.<p><i>Here, the blogs you should be reading</i> …