Michael Flanders

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How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

The 5 Foods That Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

A new study reveals that certain foods can help you get hard<p>Fruit and red wine may reduce your risk for erectile dysfunction, according to a new study from the UK.<p>Researchers tracked the diets of 25,000 men for 10 years. Just over a third of the men developed ED during the study period.<p>But the guys …

Easy Crock-Pot Recipes

Sure, you want dinner to be delicious and satisfying to whomever you're serving, but wouldn't it be great if it were simple too? Using your slow …

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos in Your Life

Since the richness of life and all its opportunities are not going to go away, what needs to change is how we perceive all that we have to and want to do. A shift in perception can open new doors to the sense of purpose and productivity that we all desire.<p>Busy is the new rich. We have come to …

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Cigar Sommelier Giuseppe Ruo on Cigar Etiquette and Why Cubans are the Best

As the director of food and beverage at The Wellesley Hotel in London, award-winning cigar sommelier Giuseppe Ruo oversees one of the finest spirit …

Things people with anxiety wish they could change about the holidays

All my life, I’ve been a huge fan of the holidays. I’d count down until Christmas, wearing my Santa socks all of December. I’d make Christmas cookies …

The Beginner’s Guide to Walking Meditation

In order to have peace and joy, you must succeed in having peace within each of your steps. Your steps are the most important thing.– Thich Nhat …

This Is What It Feels Like To Live With A Mental Disorder

"Trying to do anything feels like trying to start a car with no gas."

Mental Health

7 Date Colognes Guaranteed To Impress Any Potential Lover

If your Tinder pickup line was an absolute trailblazer and you’ve got a time and date on the books, it stands to reason that your pre-date groundwork …

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

The 10 best natural ways to treat depression

Affecting more than 340 million people in the world, depression is one of the most well-known mental disorders.<p>Similar in ways to the symptoms that indicate a general anxiety disorder, the symptoms of depression can be slower to detect, but can have easy remedies.<p>Below, we take an exclusive look at …

Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar

Makes 2 Servings<p>Warning: A fork and knife (or a bib, at the very least) may be required to tackle this sandwich.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices thick-cut bacon<p>4 ¾-inch-thick slices sourdough or other country-style bread<p>4 large eggs<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

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Bye Bye, Perfectionism: I'm Done With You

Dear Perfectionism,<p>This isn't easy for me. We've been together forever -- since third grade to be exact. I've been practicing, how I can put this, and I realize there's no easy way to do this.<p>I'm done.<p>You and I have had a tumultuous relationship from the start.<p>I thought since we were introduced by …

Self-Acceptance

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: An Owner's Manual For The Uninitiated

A friend put it well: "I realized that I did everything in a rush. Even simple things like brushing my teeth or making coffee. And 80 percent of what I do on a typical day does not require hurrying and rushing. That creates a lot of stress and worry throughout the day."<p>When I was first diagnosed …

Anxiety

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5 Smart Ways to Cut Health-Care Costs in Retirement

The average couple retiring in 2015 can expect to pay $245,000 in medical expenses during retirement. These strategies can trim that bill.<p><i>I’m about</i> …

Applied meditation

Learn new approaches to bringing greater awareness into your daily life, from how to set up mindfulness triggers for yourself to how driving can …

Black Tie Dress Code - Wear Evening Wear Like James Bond

<b>Tuxedo, black tie, dinner dress, 007 duds, penguin suit…whatever you call the most formal of dress codes (and we certainly hope it isn’t that last</b> …

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5 Easy Router Tweaks for Faster, More Secure Wifi

Your router might look like an impenetrable black box of internet mystery, but tweaking a few settings under the hood is easier than you might think. …

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