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One-Pot Chicken With Olives, Tomatoes And Lentils

<i>Succulent, fall off the bone braised chicken with olives, tomatoes and lentils. This chicken recipe is so easy to put together and makes a healthy,</i> …

Recipes

There's a simple trick called the 'bar test' for deciding if someone is right for you — here's how it works

• <b>Internet dating, too many choices, and bad luck all make finding the right person a challenge.</b>• <b><br>One way to tell if you're into someone or not is by</b> …

Relationships

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

These Haircuts Are Going to Take Over Salons in 2018

Beat the crowd to these trendy styles.<p>Ringing in the New Year always brings along fresh starts and new beginnings of all sorts. Our resolutions—made …

Hair

I was gaslighted and nearly lost my mind

It was around 6 AM when the hospital called to say my boyfriend had been found bleeding in a park. I’d been expecting the call. My boyfriend, …

Owe

This Best-Selling Management Expert Nailed The Definition of Leadership in 6 Words

Warning: This is cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Leadership

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Yoga

Wallis Simpson’s marriage to Edward VIII was shockingly miserable

The story of a calculating social climber from Pennsylvania who managed to claim the title of “duchess” and cause England’s first abdication in the …

Wallis Simpson

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

Shopping

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

How to make your home decor as cozy and Zen as a yoga studio

There’s something about walking into a yoga studio that makes you immediately feel Zen, as if your body, mind, and soul take one collective deep …

Brief Teachings

Are You Ready for Things to Get Real?<p>Zen Master Dogen, the great founder of Soto Zen, alludes to a fable concerning a man named Seiko, who was …

This year it's legal (in California) to give your sweetheart cannabis-infused chocolate

Step off See's Candies and move over Russell Stover. Now that adult-use cannabis is legal in the Golden State, this Valentine's Day presents a gift-giving alternative to those with a pot-loving beloved: luxury-level edibles that combine chocolate and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical compound …

Cannabis

These 50 profound quotes from Buddha will change the way you spend your life

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

5 Buddhist Philosophies That Are Hard To Practice But Will Pay Off Forever

Buddhism is such a powerful philosophy that differs to much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>Today, as I was browsing the ideas on Ideapod, I came …

Meditation

5 Cheap Natural Shampoos Dermatologists Swear By For Thinning Hair

The argan oil in Pura D'or Argan Oil Shampoo strengthens each strand of hair, making it look plumper, smoother, and healthier. This formula uses 100 …

Hair Care

4 Ways to Get Rid of Negativity at Work, According to a Management Expert

So you can channel positivity.<p>We often get caught up in what is negative without giving due course to the new responsibilities that we mastered, the …

Self-help

These Modern Finnish Cabins Are Actually Prefab Homes

If you're a fan of flexible, affordable upgrades to your current property — like the idea of adding a tiny home or ADU to the backyard — then you're …

Sustainability

The best retinol eye creams for smoothing wrinkles and crow's feet

You've already heard that retinol is a skincare hero, but if you're looking to smooth out wrinkles, battle lines and banish crow's feet around your …

Skin Care

Declutter Your House Like a Professional Organizer (Here's How)

Few things are worse than coming home from a long day only to find that your house is a mess and in need of a deep clean. It's all too easy to let …

Minimalism

5 hottest work-from-home jobs — that don’t require previous experience

How to get paid decently to sit on your couch<p>You’ll feel right at home with these jobs.<p>The number of workers who work from home is on the rise: 43% …

Employment

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

1 of 19<p>Bold Walls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 19<p>Smart Shelves<p>3 of 19<p>Bright White<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 19<p>Storage and Seating<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 19<p>Texture, Texture, …

Interior Design

This Is the 1 Product Every French Girl Has in Her Beauty Cabinet

Everyone has their own favorite French beauty products, myself included. However, if you had a snoop around any French family's bathroom cabinet, then you'd most likely find the same tube of Homéoplasmine ($25) time and time again.<p>Although it doesn't look like much, this product actually is one of …

Lips

How A Conversation With My Husband Ended Our Marriage

I stood in the doorway to our family room after settling the kids in bed and said to my husband, “Have a minute?”<p>I was anxious, although I hadn’t …

Relationships

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

5 Kinds Of Childhood Emotional Abuse We Don’t Talk About

So what kind of symptoms present in adulthood as a result of childhood emotional neglect?<p>According to Dr. Mari Kovanen, a UK-based clinical …

Mental Health

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling

To engage leaders, colleagues and clients, use this simple technique<p>By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as HBR describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to …

Public Speaking

20 Best Beauty Hacks

We asked beauty pros, editors, and experts—and some gorgeous women like you—to share their cleverest tricks. Getting prettier just got easier.<p>Hacks …

Hair

Here's Exactly Why Quartz Countertops Are Winning Right Now

In the war of kitchen materials, quartz countertops have risen up through the ranks, and are now the most popular option out there — beating out …

Home Improvement

10 Great Indie Lingerie Brands for Small Boobs

Do you ever get the feeling that bra companies aren’t taking your small boobs seriously? Cup sizes AAA and AA need support, too—but in a different …

Clothing