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26 Creative Ways to Plant a Vertical Garden

As long as you've got a blank wall or a bare fence, you can tend edibles, annuals, even perennials with these vertical gardening ideas.<p>As long as …

Gardening

How To Create Your Own Four-Day Workweek

A survey of 3,000 workers around the world found that almost half (45%) could do their jobs in less than five hours each day, according to the Workforce Institute at Kronos and Future Workplace. If workers could get that time back, it implies that many jobs could be handled in a four-day workweek. …

Time Management

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Comfort food is the best. It's warm, filling, and delicious — usually because it's loaded with butter, cream, and cheese. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯<p>But it doesn't …

Cooking

9 Ways to Get Rid of Anxiety in 5 Minutes or Less

Bookmark this list.<p>Around 40 million people in the U.S. have an anxiety disorder, which can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), defined as "intense worrying you can't control" to panic attacks, complete with heart palpitations, trembling, shaking, and/or sweating.<p>Whether you experience …

Mayo Clinic

10 career mistakes I wish I had never made

<b>“It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.” — Warren Buffet</b><p>In the last decade, I went from student to …

Employment

10 Incredible Driving Roads in the USA

Few countries in the world can claim the geographical accolades that the United States can. We are a country flanked by the two largest oceans in the …

Hiking

Why Pay Off Your Mortgage Before The Recession And Before You Retire?

Everybody worries and everybody worries about retirement in a different way.<p>Almost everyone nearing retirement wonders whether they should pay off their mortgage. To answer the question yourself, start with the financial golden rule: <i>get interest, don’t pay it.</i> Real estate brokers, home developers …

Real Estate

10 Mac apps everyone should be using

One of the finer features of the Mac experience is the seemingly endless list of applications that all come together to make your Mac easier or more efficient to use. There are apps that will keep your screen on forever with just a click, and apps that will automatically hide unused apps to keep …

Apps

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader or colleague with the capacity to verbally praise, encourage, and motivate others.<p>I said <i>verbally</i> -- a lost art in the digital …

Employment

5 One-Pot Vegetarian Recipes That'll Save You From Doing Dishes Tonight

One-pot meals are a lazy cook's dream. Simply toss the ingredients together, stir the pot occasionally, and serve. (Honestly, nothing could be …

Recipes

Best beaches around the world | CNN Travel

8 proven habits for ultimate success

We are the result of our repeated behavior. Or as Aristotle put it, "Success is not an action, but a habit."<p>Here, top entrepreneurs and members of …

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

Getty Images/iStockphoto<p>Blue Ridge Parkway<p>Billed as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the spectacular 469-mile drive joins Shenandoah National Park in …

Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence

Say goodbye to awkward and say hello to confident.<p>Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the …

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

Best Trips 2018

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Spinach and Cheese Calzone - Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

Spinach

Healthy Cauliflower Pizza

Cauliflower

Ramen Any Vegan Or Vegetarian Will Love

Vegetarian

Gobi Manchurian

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Masala Soda (Lime, Whiskey, Blackcurrant, Etc.)

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This recipe is inspired by a drink I fell in love with in India called masala soda. It's a fresh lime (or lemon) soda that is intensely flavored with masala (a mix of Indian spices), typically jal jeera or chaat masala. It's sour, spicy, salty, sweet, a bit funky from the black salt …

Recipes

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

14 Insanely Addictive Party Crostini

The key to any delicious party? Crostini—lots.<p>Mini toasts, also known as crostini, are the perfect party appetizer. You can top them with whatever …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Travelers

Visiting New Caledonia [A Guide]

For a unique alternative to French Polynesia, visit New Caledonia.Visiting New CaledoniaGetting ThereUnless you are flying from Australia or New …

5 Simple Things You Can Do to Effortlessly Grow Your First Business

It's the small stuff that really moves the needle.<p>The key to scaling your first business is this: balance.<p>You're looking to balance speed with attention to detail, rapid-fire decision making with thorough due diligence. And because business never goes as planned, scaling becomes the ultimate test …

Business Strategy