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How to Make This Minimalist Fashion Project Work For You

If the idea of dressing with 33 items or less completely freaks you out, and makes you want to go shopping, keep reading. Almost every single person …

Corporate Culture

Build A Sturdy, Heavy And Simple Workbench For Around $90

<b>Video:</b> Workbenches can make your life a lot easier if you work out of your garage. There are a ton of variations for building your own, but over on …

25 No-Bake Desserts Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Peanut Butter

Summer calls for no-bake desserts, and if you're among the peanut-butter obsessed, these will be your standby recipes. From chocolate peanut butter bars to peanut butter pie and everything in between, all of these irresistible desserts star peanut butter, and none require an oven.

Infallible Framework for Habit Development | Part 2: Identity Habits

I developed dozens of daily habits without a fail using this framework.<p>This is part 2 of 4 about a concept that is not widely discussed. I consider …

7 Make-Ahead Dinners Under 400 Calories For When You're Too Busy To Cook

<b>These tasty meals will make life so much easier.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>After a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is spend hours preparing a meal. That's why busy days can often lead to late dinners and lots of takeout.<p>These recipes are here to help you take a load off. The meals …

Healthy Eating

8 small signs people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and other obvious behaviors, the research says otherwise.<p>In fact, …

Fraser Valley

Pulses: The Hottest New Healthy Food Trend You *Need* to Try

By now you may have heard of one of the newest healthy food trends of 2016: pulses. Pulses are part of the legume family, and include dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. You already know these foods are incredibly versatile — there are <i>tons</i> of healthy bean dessert recipes out there, and hummus …

21 meatless meals anyone can make

Before you know it, the weekend is over and it’s the dreaded Monday again. However, Monday can also be a reset button where you recommit to healthy behaviors, including diet and exercise. Enter Meatless Monday.<p>It takes 47 times more water to produce a single pound of beef compared to a pound of …