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Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>If you’re still figuring out a way to lose weight and build that beach body for …

Nutrition

12 Things to Do in Budapest That Will Inspire a Trip to Hungary

A magical city with historic architecture, ornate landmarks, and a serious food and drink scene, Budapest deserves a spot on your bucket list. Buda …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Maps

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Slow Cooker Peach Butter

Fruit butters are a great way to make use of the season's excess produce. So with peach season wrapping up, here's a peach butter recipe that freezes …

Emotional Intelligence: A Mental/Emotional Muscle Worth Strengthening

<i>By: Debi Silber</i><p>According to Daniel Goleman, Author of <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> and more, emotional intelligence is a trait not measured by IQ tests — it’s instead a set of skills, including control of one’s impulses, self-motivation, empathy and social competence in interpersonal relationships. He …

The easiest way to save on holiday airfare (that most people just ignore)

If you’re like most folks, the last thing on your mind is Thanksgiving. This could be a big mistake, especially if you or someone you love will be traveling.<p>Last year, about four million crowded the nation’s airports between the Wednesday before Turkey Day to the Sunday after, and that doesn't …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

How a Washington DC journalist unintentionally became the internet’s budget travel guru

A non stop flight from San Francisco to Bali for less than $300? It sounds impossible, but Scott Keyes finds deals like this for thousands of subscribers around the world every day.<p>Currently living in Portland, Oregon, 30-year-old Keyes decided to start the email newsletter service when the travel …

Cucumber, Tomato, and Basil Salad Recipe

This cooling salad is a summer favorite. Cucumbers, tomatoes, basil, red onion, and light balsamic vinaigrette make for an exceptional summer side …

111 people have killed themselves under California’s new right-to-die law

Tom House was about as robust and independent as anyone could hope to be as an octogenarian. A former Marine, private pilot and insurance broker, he was still chopping wood and going on miles-long jogs at his retirement home in Sonoma, Calif., long after his 80th birthday, relatives told the …

U.S. Federal Courts

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.<p>"I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party," Obama wrote in a …

Health Care

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Classic Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya With Sausage

Jambalaya is one of Louisiana's most versatile dishes. It may have one or many proteins added. Some common additions include shrimp, smoked sausage, …

How to Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine

<i>Yes, you can!</i> Make ice cream at home, that is. And you can even do it without an ice cream machine. You already know how to make an ice cream base …

Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice | Inc.com

I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success would provide. But, what's a billionaire to do?<p>Many contact Kute Blackson, …

Self-improvement

$49 tickets? Southwest slashes fares to less than $100 roundtrip

Southwest Airlines announced its annual three-day mega sale Tuesday, with one-way fares starting at $49.<p>The sale, which is one of two annual fare-slashing events the airline throws, is for roundtrip flights for late summer and fall travel between Aug. 22 and Dec. 13. However, holidays, like Labor …

Flying

The Secret to Deeper Happiness Is Simpler Than You Might Think

Winning the lottery or nabbing a promotion doesn’t actually bring us lasting bliss, research shows. The new thinking: Joy comes from doing more of …

The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

Mindfulness

Creme Brulee

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:3 hr 30 minPrep:15 minInactive:2 hr 15 minCook:1 hr<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Intermediate<p>Recipe courtesy of Ina …

We found the $9 rosé you need to stock up on for summer

We're all about a bargain-wine find — especially when it's a summery rosé that's approved by the world's biggest wine snobs.<p>So our ears perked up this week when we heard about the $9 bottle — carried by Aldi stores — that just won big at the International Wine Challenge, aka the "Oscars" of the …

Aldi

I Used to Be a Vitamix Skeptic—Now I Can't Imagine Life Without One

Even though my whole life basically revolves around food, I tend to keep my kitchen and eating habits relatively frugal. I make grocery lists before …

4 Amazing Reasons to Live Life like a Beginner

You're reading 4 Amazing Reasons to Live Life like a Beginner, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

Have you ever taken a class at SoulCycle? Or better yet, Flywheel?<p>Spinning has turned out to be a big business, and there’s one brand that’s been gaining traction in the at-home fitness space. Peloton’s $2,000 bikes have developed a cult following, mainly because of its live-streamed classes, which …

19 Travel Tips I’ve Learned After Visiting 60+ Countries

Dress appropriately.<p>Whether you’re moving to a new country or taking off on a two-week holiday, here are 19 things you should know before you go:<p><b>1. Take two debit cards and two credit cards.</b> Your credit card company will assure you that you’ll have no trouble using your card overseas if you contact …

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25 Wise Quotes on Letting Go, Meditation and Mindful Living From Jon Kabat-Zinn

Ever heard of Jon Kabat-Zinn? If not, he’s one of the main reasons mindfulness is in so popular in the west. A professor of Medicine Emeritus, he …

The best way to maximize your mornings, according to your astrological sign

Whether mornings are your specialty or not, you have to get through them—and any tips to make them more productive (and waking up less torturous) are …

5 Great International Destinations for Budget Travelers

The vacation spots you dreamed about are now affordable.<p>One of the most important determinants of an international travel budget is the destination …