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Sweet, Spicy, 5-Ingredient Acorn Squash

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: In a sea of squash recipes, these sweet, spicy wedges stand out. Make</i> …

I Lived Out Of My Car For Four Months To Join The Tech Revolution

<i>Varner wrote about his experiences on Quora in March 2013. Recently, he provided Business Insider with an introduction to that Quora post explaining what he's been doing since he stopped calling his 2004 Honda Civic home.</i><p>Two years ago, I jumped head-first into the Silicon Valley tech world. Armed …

Schedule Your Day Backwards to Get Everything Done in a Timely Manner

Your to-do list is only as useful as as your ability to actually get it done. When you're planning out your day, start with the time that you need to …

The Freedom of My Ride

I got sick two years ago. Not the kind of sick where you throw up. I got the kind of sick where you can't move. Literally, I had somehow acquired something called an Idiopathic Neuropathy. I woke up one morning and my ankles, feet and toes were so weak they were considered paralyzed. As a New …

This Aptitude Test Finds Careers That Match Your Skills and Interests

Most of us have a variety of skills and interests, which makes choosing a career path tricky. Rasmussen College's free online career aptitude test …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

How Sugar Went From a Condiment to a Diet Staple

School cafeterias have been under siege for three decades, ever since Ronald Reagan declared ketchup to be a vegetable. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids …

The Economics of Solving Chronic Disease

If you are reading this blog post expecting to hear the sorry tale of the cost of chronic disease, that will be only the starting point. What I hope to do differently is offer a solution for our predicament, rather than just further commenting on the problem.<p>Chronic disease is such a looming and …

Is Happiness Really a Choice?

I will answer that with a resounding "no." But do not fall into despair because there is a way for you to achieve lots of happiness and joy in your life and it's called fulfillment. It also it comes with all of the other emotions.<p>When people are fulfilled, they tend to be happier in general, …

I Quit (and Why It's a Good Thing)

So who would have thought I'd quit my business after B-School? Yup. I discovered that I was building the *wrong* business for me and the right business for all those well-intentioned people (who told me I'd be so good at that life coaching thing). Honestly, I don't want to coach people. I want to …

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

Time Management