Michelle

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Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit

“I am sick to death of the ridiculous situations I have to deal with at work. The pettiness, the politics, the stupidity — it’s out of control. This kind of thing stresses me out to the max.”<p>Stress is a happiness killer. And life is just too short to be unhappy at work. But we hear this kind of …

Self Compassion

Train Your Brain to Work Like Elon Musk, Eric Schmidt, & Top Navy SEALs

According to “Stealing Fire” authors Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal—there’s a new $4 trillion high performance revolution fueling the Navy’s SEAL Team Six and high profile executives in Silicon Valley and Wall Street to the top of their game—but no one on the mainstream level knows about …

You Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult: Here are 8 Ways to Not Waste Them

Some mornings, you may feel that there’s something deeper you could be a part of. You feel the pull towards something but you can’t exactly pin it …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1NnB4JU<p>There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety …

Simple Two-Layer Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache

12 Servings<p>Icing on top and in the middle, sides left bare: This modern-looking style shows off the cake’s decadent (and perfectly even) chocolate layers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>6 ounces …

Dessert

How to Air Dry Your Hair So it Looks Amazing

A little know-how makes a huge difference.<p>In theory, air-drying your hair sounds really easy. You hop out of the shower, rub your hair with a towel, and you're good to go. Except, if you’re like most women, your hair probably looks like a frizzy mess once it’s completely dry. It doesn’t have to be …

Gluten-Free Fudge Brownies

MAKES 24 Servings<p>Just what we want a gluten-free brownie to be: rich and super fudgy. Beating the eggs and sugar for a long time incorporates air into the batter, making for a crackly crust when baked.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecans (optional)<p>1½ pounds semisweet chocolate, divided<p>6 tablespoons …

Dessert

7 Delectable Desserts That Inspire 'Oohs' and 'Aahs'

We eat first with our eyes, so these impressive-looking desserts will get people talking.<p>We eat first with our eyes, so these impressive-looking desserts will get people talking.<p><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention chocolate and peanut butter and people will swoon. This tart -- with a …

Dessert

50 Best Love Songs of All Time

The tunes on this playlist span decades, genres, and artists—from Stevie Wonder to Stevie Nicks. But each has one thing in common: it is a true classic and pretty darn romantic.<p>The List<p>1. “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Paul McCartney<p>2. “Crazy In Love,” Beyoncé, JAY Z<p>3. “Best of My Love,” The Emotions<p>4. “I …

How to Make Our Best Buttermilk Pancakes

There's a skill to the perfect pancake. Here's how to master it.<p>We really like pancakes around here, and not just because they're a vehicle for butter and maple syrup. And while it's simple to open a box of pancake mix, we wanted to create a classic buttermilk pancake recipe so good and so easy …

Breakfast

How to Make the Ultimate Mac & Cheese.... Because It's Important

Our digital food editor walks you through the steps to creating the perfect mac & cheese—a recipe everyone should know how to make.<p>There's not really a debate at this point—macaroni and cheese is pretty much universally accepted as the ultimate comfort food. But the dish comes in many forms, and …

Italian Food

17 Things You Should Know Before You Fall In Love With An Old Soul

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1zlQvKI<p><b>1. Don’t worry about going overboard with impressing us. It’s the simple things in life we</b> …

Beauty School: YSL's Touche Eclat masterclass

Confused about Touche Éclat? YSL make-up artist Fred Letailleur gives us the professional lowdown on beauty's golden pen<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 18 February 2015<p>One stick of YSL's Touche Éclat is sold every 10 seconds making it one of the world's most in-demand beauty products. It is however, also one of the …

5 Songs You’ll Love This Valentine’s Day – AMBY

<i> <br>I hope you guys have a wonderful Valentine’s Day, and remember, today isn’t just a day for significant others. Go treat yourself or spend it with</i> …

Layered Coconut and Lime Bars

I’ve had quite a few different coconut and lime bars. In fact, I never turn down a chance to try one because I’m such a fan of this flavor …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Recipes

Banana Crumb Cake

Regular old banana bread may never be the same after you try this Banana Crumb Cake. The coffee cake has all the flavor of banana bread and is topped …

crispy chewy chocolate chip cookies

Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C). Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.<p>Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In a …

Lime Cake

Carlos has been away for business every week, so I have some time on my hand and so I decided to do some cleaning and organizing our computer room. I …

Recipes

Gooey Brown Butter Blondies with Pecans

Makes 24 Servings<p>The ribbon of brown butter plays a raw cookie dough role in the center of these pecan blondies.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brown butter mixture<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 large egg<p>¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>⅓ cup …

Recipes

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cranberries. I am a big fan.<p>Surprisingly, I don’t recall having them growing up. Cranberries are popular around Thanksgiving and Christmas, but they …

The Great Pumpkin Pie Recipe

<i>Bursting with flavor, this pumpkin pie recipe is my very favorite. It’s rich, smooth, and tastes incredible on my homemade pie crust and served with</i> …

Apple-Butter Layer Cake

1. Cake: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter a 9-by-3-inch springform pan and line with parchment. Butter parchment. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and 3/4 cup granulated sugar in a bowl. Whisk together butter, egg yolks, and milk in another bowl. Whisk flour mixture into yolk mixture …

Drunken Pumpkin Gingerbread Snack Cake

<i>Drunken Pumpkin Gingerbread Snack Cake</i><p>Mike and I sometimes play a game where we list all the places we’d love to live. We both gravitate towards big …