natsc215

241 Flips | 8 Magazines | 6 Likes | 9 Following | @natsc215 | Keep up with natsc215 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “natsc215”

The rules of relationships are changing *fast*—here’s what Esther Perel says you can do about it

At one point during my conversation with psychotherapist and relationship guru Esther Perel, she pauses to ask, “Is any of this resonating with you?” …

Self-confidence

Why more people should probably use pre-tax retirement accounts instead of Roths

It's not about your income, it's about your tax rate.<p>Anyone saving for retirement has probably had to decide between saving in a Roth account versus a traditional retirement account.<p>The biggest reason people recommend saving in a Roth account is if you think you'll have a higher income in …

Retirement

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Orleans

Mindfulness Is So 2017. This Is the Practice That Will Bring You Peace in 2018, According to a Psychologist

Resolve to try this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're never good enough, are you?<p>Never happy enough, never relaxed enough.<p>And never, you know, sufficiently at one with the world, no matter how much you've been practicing …

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important

The most important type of intelligence, Robert J. Sternberg says, has to do with setting and accomplishing your goals.<p>It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human …

What the Heck Is Bitcoin? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The internet is buzzing about Bitcoin right now. A cryptocurrency that’s been around for a decade has been thrust into the mainstream, and it seems everyone is suddenly talking about it. If you’re a little lost as to what Bitcoin actually is, you’re definitely not alone. Here’s a quick primer on …

You Must Tone This Under-The-Radar Muscle If You Want An Amazing Butt

Hint: We're not talking about your glutes.<p>Everyone wants a great butt. (If that weren’t true, social media never would have blessed us with the ridiculousness of the #belfie.) And everyone knows squats—which fire up your glutes, along with most of your lower body—are one of the fastest ways to get …

Here Are Ways You Can Be More Persuasive, According to Science

We can't guarantee these are ethical.<p>Whether it's getting your partner to do more housework or making your colleagues back your latest idea, we all …

8 'Facts' About The Human Body Debunked by Science

No, you're not "double-jointed".<p>When you know a particular topic really well, you might say you know it like the back of your hand. But how well do …

27 Amazingly Affordable Skincare Products Your Face Deserves

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

Knowing This One Thing Might Make You a Better Friend, Partner, and Coworker

Ever wonder what’s holding you back from being a better communicator, collaborator, friend, or partner? <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Gretchen Rubin knows a thing or two about harnessing the power of our unique experiences, personality traits, and creativity to live a more productive and happy …

Whatever Happened to Just Being Type A?

A few years ago, Gretchen Rubin, the best-selling self-help author, pivoted from the happiness racket into the habit business with her seventh book, “Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.” Embedded in it was a personality typing system of her own invention she called the …

Whose Health Care Is Best? A Look at the Pros and Cons of 6 Countries’ Health Care Systems Across the World

12 Quick Breakfasts That Give You the Toast With the Most

With school in session and busy mornings at peak status, breakfast for the busy mom tends to get put on the back burner. Luckily, there are a few ways to hack the first meal of the day and give yourself something nutritious and delicious with just a few ingredients and very little time — like …

Breakfast

11 gadgets that will help you get a better night's sleep

Who doesn't want to sleep better at night?<p>Getting a good night's sleep is one of those things we all dream of, but for most of us, it doesn't happen nearly as often as we'd like.<p>Whether you're waking up throughout the night to tend to the kids or feeling restless because of stress, there are an …

Sleep

10 Creative Ways to Use Bone Broth

Now <i>this</i> is a health food trend we can get behind: Bone broth is cheap, simple to make, and totally lazy-girl approved… yet it’s FULL of nutrients and brings tons of health benefits. But while bone broth can taste amazing all by itself, most people want more creative ways to consume it. And we’ve …

20 Salted Desserts That Make Us Want to Break Out the Maldon

Salted caramel and chocolate desserts are here to stay—make one of these and see why.<p><b>Salted desserts have never been more popular</b>, and it's easy to see why. Not only does it bring out other flavors, it's a perfect foil to rich chocolate and sweet caramel. Try these confections and see for yourself.

Dessert

15 Clean Eating Recipes for Dinner

Clean Eating Dinner Recipes: Chickpea-Chard Stew<p>Serve up a hearty soup with a double dose of fiber from this chickpea and chard combo. Can't get …

Healthy Eating

My FAVORITE Salad Recipes… all in one post.

73 Comments May 11, 2015<p>I don’t know if you have noticed yet but I really love salads. I love a big ol’ salad because I can get in a bunch of …

28 Of The Best Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Recipes

Winter may be over, but there's nothing like getting the slow cooker going on a cool spring day. And the perfect companion to this kitchen appliance? …

Quick Pickled Onions

Makes about 1½ cup<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup cider vinegar<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>1 tsp kosher salt<p>1 tsp yellow mustard seeds<p>1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring vinegar, honey, salt, mustard seeds, red pepper flakes, and bay leaves to a …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.