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5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …


A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

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The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> Southern fried chicken recipe you've got, whether it's the old family standard, a fried …

4 lessons we can learn from Denmark about happiness at work

That's roughly the equivalent of the valuation of Google or Apple, the world's two most valuable companies.<p>Entrepreneurs have been grappling with unhappy employees for years, with U.S. employee engagement hovering at or below 30% since at least the year 2000, and it's taking its toll on American …


Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump win big; Cruz takes Texas; Rubio scores first win

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton carved out dominant positions in their party nominating races on Super Tuesday, marching ever closer to a scorched-earth general election clash.<p>Trump swamped his rivals by piling up seven wins across the nation, demonstrating broad appeal for his …


29 Insanely Decadent Desserts You Should Probably Only Make Once Every 4 Years

Celebrate Leap Day with super-rich desserts.<p>Leap Day only happens once every four years, so use it as an opportunity to make something so …


How To Teach Your Grandchildren To Be Happy

We just returned to our home in Rancho Mirage, California from our condo in the sky after a whirlwind trip of five days in my beautiful Chicago. As many of you know, in Chicago, we live on the 71st floor of a condo building with our dog, Orchid, who often lies on the window ledge listening to the …


10 Dishes You Loved in February

These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in February.<p>These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in February.


The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …


Research finds that people are happiest on Saturdays — here's how to recreate 'weekend happiness' every day

At least that's what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26 p.m. seems strange, there have been multiple studies to back up that people are generally happier on weekends.<p>A team of researchers from Rochester University found that regardless of how much money you make, how many hours you …


9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want To Be Happy

Consider this your excuse to treat yourself to fresh flowers on the regular.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to …


Being Kind Is Our Default Response, Contrary to Popular Belief

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The Happy Entrepreneur

Wisdom from Clayton Christensen.<p>I was belatedly thumbing through a Money Magazine last week, vaguely reading a series of not particularly illuminating articles about money, investing, retirement, etc., when I came across a short interview with Clayton Christensen, HBS professor and management guru, …


Recipe: Salted Caramel Café au Lait

A perfect blend of sweet chocolate and caramel balanced with two touches of salt<p>Learn how to make your own cup of sweet-and-savory Café au Lait or …

How to Draw Your Own Happiness Map & Follow It to Bliss

<b>“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~Sydney J. Harris</b><p>Cars played a big part in my life growing up in Southern California. As a kid, there was a …

5 Ways to Make Stress Work for You

Yes, it’s a fact of modern life. So why not use stress for good, not evil? Here’s how.<p>Find Meaning by Asking Yourself, “How Would I Feel if My …


6 Ways to Stay Happy When Owning a Business

Running a business can be mentally and physically draining. Use these tips to stay positive no matter what.<p>Starting a business stems from passion and the pursuit of professional happiness, but seeing your dream come to life can be a nightmare with the wrong business plan or systems in place. Here …


How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success - The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education

After working in many high-achieving environments like Yale, Stanford, Silicon Valley, New York City, I noticed too many people pursuing “success” at …


12 Leadership and Happiness Tips from the Dowager Countess of 'Downton Abbey'

You'll be surprised by what you can learn from Violet Crawley--and apply to your life.<p>If you like <i>Downton Abbey</i>, you love Lady Violet Crawley: She's the queen of the imperious stare and definitely gets the best lines. (Here she is in action.)<p>But what might surprise you is that some of the Dowager …


11 Ways Successful People Stay Happy

You should never sacrifice happiness in order to be successful.<p>The book <i>If I Knew Then</i>offers advice on careers, finances, and life from the Harvard Business School's Class of 1963. It's interesting to note that no one says having a ridiculous amount of business success and money is the key to …


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Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo goes soul-searching after a hard year

Dick Costolo spent a crazy year fighting for his job, then leaving it. He just needs a little space. Can you blame him?<p>After abruptly stepping down …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …


A psychologist reveals the biggest predictor of happiness — and it's not money

When psychologist Arthur Aron was a graduate student in the 1960s, he was looking around for something to study for his dissertation. But he didn't want just any topic. He wanted to find one "that people thought couldn't be studied scientifically and then prove that it could be," he said.<p>And then …


Here's why you need mindfulness and how to bring it into your everyday

MINDFULNESS IS EVERYWHERE. So what is it? A simple working definition is that mindfulness is the art of gently, kindly, patiently and persistently …


40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.


Say Goodbye to the Stove with These 25 Summery, No-Cook Appetizers

Two dozen no-cook appetizers. Zero stove time.<p><b>We don't know about you,</b> but here on the East Coast, it is sweltering hot. As in, "never turning on the oven again" hot. Luckily, you don't need to with these 25 no-cook recipes for cool caprese salads, juicy salted and spiced melon, and more.