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 …

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 it …

Eric Schmidt

The 30 best hangover curing foods

Had one too many last night and paying for it now? Fear not! While we don't advise being over the limit, it happens to the best of us. The way to get …

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

You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. According to a report from the World Health Organization, the …

Time Management

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 …

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

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

Simple Two-Layer Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache

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>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 bittersweet …

Dessert

How to blur water for a dreamy seascape effect

<i>In this in-depth long-exposure photography tutorial we’ll show you how to blur moving water and tame the waves to create a beautiful, in-camera</i> …

Landscape Photography

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

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>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecans (optional)<p>1½ pounds semisweet chocolate, divided<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>½ cup King …

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><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention chocolate and peanut butter and people will swoon. This tart -- with a chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache topping -- lives up to the …

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 …

Stevie Wonder

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

<b>1. Don’t worry about going overboard with impressing us. It’s the simple things in life we have the most fun with.</b> The easiest way to our heart is …

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 – A Music Blog, Yea?

<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> …

Relationships

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 …

Baking

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> …

Baking

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 …

Dessert

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 …

Dessert

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 …

Dessert

This Just Might Be the Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.<p>Sometimes our taste in real estate is a bit contradictory around here. We go gaga for grand, centuries-old English castles, and but totally swoon over super-cozy cabins, too. So this home, which we spotted on Curbed Ski, checks all the right boxes: …

Gooey Brown Butter Blondies with Pecans

The ribbon of brown butter plays a raw cookie dough role in the center of these pecan blondies.<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 all-purpose flour<p>Blondie<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

Dessert

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, …

Relationships

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>posted on</i> October 26, 2014<p><i>Bursting with flavor, this pumpkin pie recipe is my very favorite. It’s rich, smooth, and tastes incredible on my homemade</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 …

Dessert

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 …

Dessert