Michael Brechon

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The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

This Is The Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy: 4 Secrets From Stoicism

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

10 Extremely Tasty Licks You Should Know

604<p>SHARES<p>Guitar instructor Paul Davids—the man behind GW favorites "Are We All Tuning Our Guitars Wrong" and "Is This the Mother of All Finger …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Recipes

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

First Aid

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

If a nuclear bomb explodes, these are the emergency supplies you should have prepared or grab on the run

North Korea on Tuesday reportedly launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile— a rocket capable of traveling more than 3,400 miles with a weapon on top. The feat suggests that the isolated country, one of nine nations that together wield more than 14,900 nukes, could strike …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

"Spice up any fall morning with these light and fluffy pumpkin cinnamon rolls. For extra creaminess use any Almond Breeze Almond-Cashew Blend instead …

These 21 Life Hacks, Involving Everyday Objects, Are Actually Pretty Doable

Problems. Solved.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Learn to Solo in Just Five Minutes

773<p>SHARES<p>Some of you might recognize guitarist Steve Stine; after all, we've been running his lessons at GuitarWorld.com for years, first via …

Guitar

23 Smart Ways To Increase Your Confidence, Productivity, and Income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

525 Successful CEOs Share What They've Learned About Leadership | Inc.com

Running a company, department, or team is hard. Have you ever wished you could ask the most successful CEOs how they do it? Well you can't, but someone else already has--<i>New York Times</i> reporter Adam Bryant, who has interviewed 525 CEOs over the past 10 years for his Corner Office column, asking …

Leadership

Four Actionable Practice Methods to Help You Improve Every Day

508<p>SHARES<p><b>FROM THE AUTHOR: If you disagree, keep it kosher. We’re just talking guitars.</b><p>If you’re like me, you would love to spend more time playing …

Electric Guitar

The Best Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes

Dig in.<p>The slow cooker has become synonymous with fall cooking. It makes hearty, soul-satisfying meals that we all begin to crave once summer comes to an end. Most people think of soups and stews for the slow cooker, or even braises, and those are great options ― but pastas are where it’s at if you …

20 Slow Cooker Recipes for Lazy Cooks

We all have days when we feel so lazy that even calling for takeout seems like a chore. It's on those days that the slow cooker's abilities shine the …

How to Create Incredible Chord Progressions

Chord progressions are made to be broken. One of the most frequently asked questions I get involves something along the lines of breaking the norm …

11 Strategies to Develop an Unshakeable Belief in Yourself

Success requires that you believe in yourself 110 percent, 25 hours of every day. For some, this belief comes naturally. For others, it must be …

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

30 Easy Breezy Mason Jar Recipes You Need This Summer

When the monotony of brown baggin’ it has got you down, basic jar salads are an easy way to shake things up (literally <i>and</i> figuratively). But why stop there? From amped-up noodle-y salads to hearty chicken chilis, we’ve found some of the most stellar Mason jar meals out there. Because we’ve all come …

Healthy Eating

Easy guitar theory: major scale

<b>All the theory you need to learn, none of the boring stuff you don't. We start with the most common scale of all…</b><p>If you only ever learn one scale, …

Easy guitar theory: major chords

<b>As we continue our mission to explain theory essentials, we take a look at the most important chords of all…</b><p>Don't Miss<p>Every style of music uses major …

The Ultimate Chord Challenge: Can You Play These Progressions?

0<p>SHARES<p>Darrell Braun recently presented a video where he demonstrated 10 of his hardest-to-play chord voicings, all of which stretch over four or …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Learning

Seven Amazing Chord Progressions to Inspire You

11<p>SHARES<p>Inspiration can take many forms. Our favorite bands and artists are usually good for a spark (or a lightning bolt) that jumpstart our …

Little Things Can Make An Atheist

As I read deeper in the literature of unbelief and 'freethought' from the past three centuries, it is interesting to see 'Little Things' given as reasons for rejecting Christianity and God.<p><b>Here's a sampling that I have paraphrased from multiple authors living a hundred to three hundred years ago:</b><p>• …

StumbleUpon

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You are the sum of your habits. When you allow …