Maria Kubala-Colwell

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10 Awesome Slow Cooker Recipes That’ll Make You Hungry

ADVERTISEMENT<p>1) Slow Cooker Chicken Spaghetti (1 of 10)<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Did you know you can make spaghetti in the crockpot? You’re welcome. We just …

Cooking

What It's Like To Love Somebody With Lewy Body Dementia

Inside the disease that contributed to Robin Williams' death.<p>Pat Snyder tried 12 doctors over seven years before she found one who could properly treat her husband, John.<p>John Snyder began experiencing lapses in memory, a change in personality and muscle rigidity in 2000, when he was 61; he'd been …

The Changing Vocabulary of Mental Illness

Why your doctor no longer says you’re “going mad”<p>On August 14, 1872, <i>The New York Times</i> ran an obituary for the Mexican president Benito Juarez, who had “succumbed to the consequences of a violent attack of neurosis.”<p>It was one of the first times that the word <i>neurosis</i> appeared anywhere in the paper. …

Mental Health

Owing $240,000, B.C. couple downsize to save their retirement

Nothing says retired and in debt as much as when 60-year-old Jerry Newbery and Lesley Bates, 51, moved in with her 87-year-old father for three months to save cash until they can downscale into a new townhouse.<p>After working all their lives – Mr. Newbery has already retired once – they are in the …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Pull-Apart Breads

Imagine a bread so soft and buttery that it pulls apart into tender pieces at the slightest touch. Is your dream bread crunchy with a caramelized …

Baking

Cookbook Review: The Baking Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum

Last fall Rose Levy Beranbaum published her latest cookbook, <b>The Baking Bible</b>. This is Rose's 9th cookbook and follows in the tradition of <b>The Cake Bible, The Bread Bible, The Pie and Pastry Bible, Rose's Heavenly Cakes</b> and all the rest.<p>Now, "bible" is a strong word. If someone says they have written …

Enter to Win: $1,000 Giveaway from The Citizenry

Could you use a few heirloom pieces at home? If so, here’s your chance: Global home decor brand The Citizenry is giving away a $1,000 gift card to …

Tynker- A Wonderful App for Teaching Students Coding and Programming Skills

July 16 , 2015<br>Tynker is an excellent website for teaching students coding. Students will get to learn the fundamentals of coding and programming …

Education Technology

Love, Sex and Mindfulness

I lead a workshop called Love, Sex and Mindfulness. As a life coach and mindfulness meditation teacher, my work is primarily about helping people be in the present, and put their focus and awareness on what they're feeling and experiencing in the "now," which means in real time, the very moment …

Mindfulness

Science Finds Even More Evidence That Anxiety Isn't Just 'All In Your Head'

Thank your genetics.<p>One of the largest misconceptions about anxiety is that the disorder is something people "bring upon themselves," a concept that is as malignant as it is incorrect. Adding to the evidence against this isolating stereotype, a new study from the University of Wisconsin, Madison …

Depression

This Buddhist Monk Has Unlocked The Secret To Happiness, And It May Help Us Save The Environment

Matthieu Ricard has lived many lives.<p>As a young student in Paris during the late 1960s, he was writing his dissertation in biochemistry at the prestigious Institute Pasteur. Five years later, guided by an inner stirring to explore a deeper side of life, he was living Darjeeling, India, where he had …

Meditation

No place like home? Investigating Ontario’s home-care shortcomings

Globe and Mail reporters Kelly Grant and Elizabeth Church have spent the past three months researching the often confusing and little-understood home-care system in Ontario. Their work was prompted by news that clients were being cut off by local community care access centres, and by the increased …

Screen time linked to weaker bones in teen boys

(Reuters Health) – Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small Norwegian study suggests.<p>Childhood and the teen years are critical periods for growing bones and …

Simple Blueberry-Lemon Cake

<b>A blueberry breakfast cake, reminiscent of a shortcake, slightly sweet and bursting with fresh blueberries and crisp lemon. The crunch from the</b> …

Dessert

Five dividend stocks for the long run

<i>John Heinzl is the dividend investor for Globe Investor's Strategy Lab</i><i>. Follow his contributions</i> here<i>. You can see his model portfolio here</i><i>.</i><p>As a dividend fund manager, Renato Anzovino tries not to get too worked up about short-term moves in interest rates, oil prices and other variables.<p>Nobody …

The 15 Most Memorable Beauty Moments From Friends (Other Than the Rachel)

This is not a drill: <i>Friends</i> is finally arriving on Netflix tomorrow, which means if you're anything like me, your first few weeks of 2015 will be dedicated to reliving the most glorious sitcom of the '90s. In anticipation of this momentous occasion, here's a look at the show's most memorable beauty …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>The holiday season is in full swing, which means sugar, sugar, and more sugar. Before you set off to bake cinnamon cookies and cranberry rolls, fuel up …

Basic Popovers

Popovers are wonderful for Sunday morning breakfast with jam or apple butter or honey. They're most dramatic when baked in a popover pan, but you can …

Facts You Need to Know About Protein (And How It Can Improve Your Health)

Popular diet advice likes to talk about what foods you should avoid. Don't eat a lot of carbs. Get rid of gluten. Cut out all fats... And the list goes on.<p>Sometimes knowing what not to eat can be helpful, but what you should really pay attention to is what your diet should include -- the essential …

Nutrition

Size Discrimination Exists In Your Favorite Stores -- You Just Might Not Realize It

If you're not already familiar with Nicolette Mason, you're going to want to memorize her name. The graduate from Parsons School of Design began her career at a brand design firm; but her keen interest in clothes and runway trends inspired her to launch a personal style blog on the side in 2008. It …

Feschuk on the winter from hell

Tuesday, snow changes to rain, then back to snow, then to swarms of biblical frogs<p>On Monday morning, freezing rain will move through the region. …