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Broccoli, Lemon, and Parmesan Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Serves: 4 to 6</b><p>2 pounds broccoli, trimmed and cut into florets<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• 2 fat cloves garlic, peeled and smashed<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 4 cups homemade or low sodium chicken stock<br>• 3/4 cup grated Parmesan<br>• 1 lemon<br>• Crusty bread for serving<p>Bring a large, heavy pot of water to a boil. Add the …

Soup

Meditation can Grow Your Brain in Just 8 Weeks

A team of researchers led by Dr. Lazar, a neurologist and instructor at Harvard medical school, has discovered that meditating for just 8 weeks can …

Mindfulness

7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently had a chance to interview Udemy.com instructor and Portland, Ore.-based Vanessa Van Edwards, who calls herself a behavioral investigator.<p>Her mission in life is to help individuals become the most memorable person in the …

Twelve things successful people do before breakfast

iStock<p>“If it has to happen, then it has to happen first,” writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.”<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must …

5 Things Highly Successful People Do To Stay Motivated

We’ve all been there. Something we worked hard for, put a lot of thought and effort into, didn’t go the way we’d hoped. A job, a promotion, a raise, assignment to a plum project.<p>What you do next is critical: response to failure and disappointment is one of the core differences between people who …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

13 Things Successful People Do in the First 10 Minutes of the Workday

<i>Who knew that setting yourself up for success could start so early in the morning? Business Insider gives us 13 examples of things that successful people do in the first 10 minutes of their workday.</i><p>How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and …

How the Most Successful People Manage Their Time

“Where does the time go?” I say it. I’m sure you say it a lot.<p>We seek work-life balance but it seems there’s never enough time to get it all done.<p>And …

11 Things Successful People Never Do At The End Of The Workday

"Whatever you do right before leaving the office will have a significant impact on your mood when you get home, the start of your next morning, and thus the entire next workday," explains Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

When you’re aiming for success, it’s hard to figure out what to do with your weekends: do you try to catch up on the things you missed, or laze about …

Success

You’ll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful.<p>Here are some phrases you'll never hear a successful person say:<p><b>1. We can't do that.</b> One thing …

You'll never hear successful people say these 15 phrases

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Sujan Patel, Entrepreneur.com<p>If you …

9 Things Successful People Won't Do

My last post, How Successful People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won't do</b> as it is about what you <b>will do</b>.<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with …

Self-help

Here's The 1 Thing Successful People Do At Work Every Morning

But the <i>one</i> thing all successful people do when they arrive at work, no matter their mood or schedule, is greet their teams.<p>"This effort trumps all the organization you must eventually do at your desk for one important reason: No matter how strategic you are in planning your day, your results are …

5 Things Successful People Do To End Their Days Right

Some would-be superheroes simply try to power through the low points through sheer force of willpower and caffeine. In the medium- and long-term, that's an almost certain recipe for burnout. What's the other approach? Working with your body's natural rhythms to get the most out of the times when …

The 2 Most Important Things Successful People Do At The End Of Every Workday

If so, you may want to reconsider your end-of-day routine.<p>"The last 10 minutes of your workday have a strong influence on your next day at the office," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive …

Success

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — …

What 18 Extremely Successful People Were Doing At Age 25

For some, it's mostly linear. Others encounter more twists, turns, and bumps along the way.<p>Billionaire Mark Cuban, for example, faced hardship when he first started. When Cuban got to Dallas, he "was struggling — sleeping on the floor with six guys in a three-bedroom apartment," he wrote in "How To …

33 Reasons to Get Psyched for the Summer Olympics

This summer, all eyes will be on Brazil. From the impressive waterfalls of Iguazu to world-famous beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema, these 33 …

Summer Olympics

17 Mini Appetizers Packed With BIG Flavor

Whether you’re throwing a bridal shower or a a back to school bash, you should definitely invite these 17 bite-size appetizers to the party! They pair perfectly with our collection of tasty bruschetta recipes — and don’t forget to whip up a few complementary sparkling cocktails to spice things up …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

How to say ‘cheers’ in 50 languages

CHEERS! Here’s to you! Bottom’s up! The clinking of glasses can help cement friendships and celebrate new ones — it’s an expression of goodwill and …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

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Weddings

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate

Drake is worried that his waterfall is too loud. He rises from a wicker armchair and walks toward a control pad in the corner of his flagstone patio. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …

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