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9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

These 9 Steps Transformed Me Into a Happier Person

The moment I flipped the first page of <b>The Happiness Project</b>, I — like millions of other readers around the globe — was hooked. Thanks to Gretchen Rubin's compelling tales and wise words, I decided to embark on my own quest for happiness. Because, despite the fact that I'd like to consider myself a …

Happiness

15 Relaxing Fall Getaways

Bald Head Island, N.C.<p>Come September, the already quiet island off the shore of Wilmington, N.C., becomes nearly deserted except for the 160 people …

Hiking

24 Healthy Fish Recipes

Fish is rich in protein and heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, so try these 24 great recipes and eat up!

Seafood

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

4 Romantic Fall Road Trip Ideas We Love

As the leaves start switching shades and temperatures finally dip down to sweater weather, there’s no better time to hop in the car and head off on a cross-country road trip where the drive is just as enticing as the destination. Pack your bags and set off to explore the great American outdoors …

21 Homemade Recipes You Can Realistically Cook For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Even as someone who writes about food all day, I completely get that the struggle to cook at home is real. By the time I get home from a long day, I'm ready to put on sweatpants and satisfy my ravenous hunger immediately, which means I'm not about that elaborate-recipe life. I've definitely spent a …

7 gorgeous places to go glamping right now

Glamorous camping (AKA glamping) is super buzzy at the moment: Think fireside mermaid baths, stargazing on your own private deck, and peaceful nights …

Glacier National Park

7 Hotels in Greece With Private Plunge Pools

When it comes to the Greece, you probably picture blue-and-white cliffside towns, ancient monuments, and sandy beaches. And that’s all there for you …

7 Travel Habits That Frequent Fliers Swear By

Here’s what you need to know to fly like a pro in the era of long airport security lines.<p>Remember how George Clooney’s ultra-slick character in “Up …

Flying

Shhh… We've Figured Out the Perfect Cold-Brew Coffee Ratio

It’s totally necessary for hot-latte and hot-coffee drinkers to switch up their beverage of choice in the summer, because it’s just not refreshing to …

Amazing Places to Hang Your Hammock in Ellijay

Ellijay has the most amazing places to hang your hammock.<p>Everywhere you go, people are hanging their hammocks in the most relaxing and beautiful …

Hiking

Quinoa Salad Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Healthy

Of all the great ways to make quinoa ― the nutritional powerhouse seed that grows plentifully on the other side of the equator ― the quinoa salad is perhaps the most perfect. Yes, we’re saying it’s better than quinoa breakfast hash. And even better than quinoa nachos. Why? Because it’s so easy to …

Cooking

23 Books Guaranteed To Give You That Summer Feeling

"The locations alone make you want to pack up and travel all summer long."<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

9 Incredible Bike Paths in North America You Won’t Want to Miss

North America is home to some of the amazing cycling paths in the world. With diverse terrain and incredible sights for your travel adventure, you …

Hiking

More people than ever are looking to stay in treehouses, you can see why...

If you’re looking to take your travels to new heights, consider spending the night in a treetop as interest in treehouse accommodation continues to grow.<p>There was a nearly 30% increase in demand for treehouse hotels in 2016 over 2015, according to newly-released information from travel booking site …

Costa Rica

30 Cool And Easy Dinners To Make Every Night In June

It's too damn hot to cook dinner.

These 10 Habits Will Change Your Life for the Better

“We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.”<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs …

Happiness

9 Toxic Attitudes That Push Happiness Away From You

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, we only get life once and we want to make the most of it.<p>But most of us find that happiness is …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

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Travel

10 Incredible National Parks in America to visit (for free!)

To celebrate National Park Week, on April 15–16 and 22–23 visitors get it in for free! On these National Park Week weekends, every national park will …

National Parks

Sunday Meal Prep: These Healthy Vegetarian Recipes Are All You Need

<i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and delicious fun.</i><p>You’re …

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

Archives

You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the …

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Travel

An Obamacare Repeal Could Hurt You Even If You Get Insurance Through Work. Here’s How

Let's start with free preventive care.<p>If you get your health insurance at work, you may have brushed off the fight over Obamacare as someone else’s …

Health Care

2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>January</b><p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last …

Travel

15 Soothing Mindfulness Quotes That Will Calm Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety Disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

Mindfulness

We Don’t Always End Up With The Loves Of Our Lives (And That’s Okay)

<i>This post was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Heidi Priebe, author of The First New Universe<p>I believe in Big Love.<p>I talk and I date like I don’t.<p>I don’t have frivolous expectations for romance. I’m not looking to get swept off my feet. I am one of those rare, perhaps slightly …

Relationships

A Narcissist does not have any internal or normal functioning mechanisms – simply put they have totally disconnected from internalized feelings. Their whole being is a working mechanism (or a façade) and it lacks all empathy, emotion, and the ability to bond with other human beings. They have disassociated from anything internal that actually defines them because even they realize that it is faulty and they need other mechanisms to function in a real world!

From my Book – From Charm to Harm and Everything else in Between with a Narcissist! @http://www.amazon.com How does a person with normal empathy wrap …

Psychology