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Beginner in the garden? Four top tips

When my botanical friends meet up in the pub, guess what we talk about? The plants we have killed<p>I am getting to that age now where my mates – the same ones who have made fun of me since high school for being into gardening – are suddenly full of questions as they timidly get into growing things …

Gardening

What Doesn’t Destroy You Makes You Stronger

Dear friend,<p>A realization I had: if it weren’t for my scars and suffering and difficulty in the past, I wouldn’t have become as strong as I am …

Domestic Violence

Does Exercising Affect Your Hormones? You Might Feel These 8 Changes

When we think of exercising, we tend to think of the benefits for mood and energy, as well as our physical health. But exercise can have an even more …

Warren Buffett Says Everyone Has Intelligence and Energy but Without This Success Trait, Forget Everything

The Oracle of Omaha says you're looking for three things when interviewing a job candidate. But only one really counts.<p>When Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, imparts his wisdom, your best option is to drop whatever you're doing and tune in because you're about to get …

Warren Buffett

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

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The Best Recipes from South Carolina

We found the best recipes from South Carolina—all submitted by local home cooks. In this collection, you’ll find traditional Southern comfort food …

Cooking

Family-Sized Tomato, Bacon, and Garlic Omelet | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Recipes

Sticky Korean wings with kimchi rice

Step 1<p>Preheat oven 200C/180C fan-forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Whisk garlic, chilli sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and sesame …

Recipes

45 Favorite Side Dishes

1 of 45<p>Hoppin’ Juan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 45<p>Minty Grilled Summer Squash<p>3 of 45<p>Garlic-and-Herb Chickpea Fries with Whipped Feta<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 45<p>Confetti …

Cooking

Blind Kitten Immediately Falls In Love With The Man Who Saved Her

“She just curled into his neck and stayed there ... I realized, ‘Well, that’s it. He’s become hers.’”<p>Last November, a kitten named June turned up as …

Cape Town

Vote for the Best Outdoor Living Space Project in Our Design Awards

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for your favorite projects in our 2018 Considered Design Awards, once per day …

Landscaping

This Is the Only Way to Eat Corn This Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

The More Miserable You Are, the Happier Your Social Media Posts, and This Twitter Thread Proves It

A huge online discussion shows why you should never be envious of other people's glamorous online lives.<p>Of all the ways social media can be bad for you, one of the worst, according to science, is the ability of Facebook and the like to induce envy. You see your friends posting smiling selfies at …

Social Media

How the 50-20-30 rule can help you get out of debt and save money

"Fifty percent is for needs, thirty percent is for wants, twenty percent is for savings"<p>If you are struggling to save money and pay off debt, the 50-20-30 rule can help you budget in accordance with your financial goals, according to Rob Berger, founder of The Dough Roller. He says the simple rule …

Personal Finance

15 things you never knew about Starbucks

1/<p>A venti drink allegedly has the same amount of espresso as a grande.<p>If you order a venti whenever you're feeling extra exhausted and really need a …

The Only Italian Pasta Salad Recipe You Need This Summer

Is there a more quintessential summer side dish than pasta salad? This cool salad keeps well for picnics and potlucks, you can make a big batch to …

Recipes

There's a difference between walking and running for exercise — here's how to know which you should choose

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site.</i><p>Running and walking are both excellent forms of exercise. Those who regularly do either typically have healthier hearts, stronger bones, and lower body weights than their sedentary counterparts.<p>The current Physical …

Exercise

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

7 Types of Toxic Friends to Avoid

Friendships are an integral part of life. They can motivate you to follow your dreams and teach you how to be a better person. They are fun to spend …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Running a restaurant cost me my marriage and my mental health - now I want to help others speak out about stress

To customers in his Altrincham restaurant, Rob Lee was chatty, outgoing and - to all appearances - happy.<p>But at home with his wife and two young …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

How To Know When Your Marriage Is Really Over, According To A Relationship Expert

Many years ago, I was sitting with a couple in my office, marveling about what a "perfect fit" they were: They were both into healthy living, rescue …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The Simple Technique That Will Instantly Improve Your Marriage

In fairy tales, lasting love just happens. But in the real world, as I explore in my book <i>Happy Together: Using The Science Of Positive Psychology To</i> …

The Blackberry Hair-Color Trend Is the Perfect Shade of Purple for Anyone With a Dark Side

We love a bright, bold hair color. But when a dark, sultry shade pops up on our Instagram feeds with the same vivid allure (without the ultra-bright hues blended into a white-blonde base), we can't help but do a double take — and double tap. Especially when that hair color is named after something …

Here’s the Perfect Thing to Say When Someone Is Rude

Recently, the British IVF pioneer Lord Robert Winston was sitting on a train traveling from London, England, to Manchester, when he found himself …