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How to design a lucky life for yourself

In 1993, Joan Ginther won a $5.4 million Texas Lotto jackpot. And this was just the start.<p>More than a decade later, Ginther walked home with another …

Self-improvement

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

Are we trading security for ... emoji?

Venmo has been a major player in the peer-to-peer payment scene the past few years. If you’re not familiar with the PayPal-owned app, one popular feature is its public news feed. That’s where people post their payments, often with emoji to describe them. But as it gets more popular, some are …

Molly Wood

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who was written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Self-improvement

10 Things I Always Have on Hand for Weeknight Baking

Thanks to an unyielding appetite for speedy, single-pot suppers that practically cook themselves, we often find ourselves with a pocket of time just …

You Don’t Need Yale’s Course on Happiness to Learn the Power of Positive Psychology

In 2014, UC Berkeley had just introduced a free online course called “The Science of Happiness,” which would teach students “science-based principles …

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

WATCH: Do You Really Need to Grease and Flour Your Cake Pans?

I am all for simplifying things in the kitchen, but this is one step you should not skip. If you are baking a cake, always grease and flour the pan …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

15 cute and easy Valentine's Day desserts inspired by Pinterest

Sweeten February 14th this year with these delicious, romantic and plain-old-pretty Valentine’s Day desserts from Pinterest. Whether you and your Valentine are looking for something chocolaty, a delectable cheesecake or crunchy Rice Krispies treats, there's an indulgence for every sweet tooth.<p>1. …

10 Decadent Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

Photo Credit Better Homes and GardensValentine’s Day celebrates love, but more importantly, it celebrates love of chocolate! Whether you’re single or …

Black Bean Chili Chocolate Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Gluten-Free

Red Velvet Oreo Swirl Brownies

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 9×13 pan with parchment paper and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.<p><b>Brownies</b>: Add butter, …

Flourless Dessert Recipes No One Can Resist

In this day and age, cooking and baking for a crowd can be hard. Allergies and dietary restrictions coupled with the current healthy food trends make …

Dessert

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Gluten Free Brownies (or Not)

Gluten Free or Not Super Fudge Brownies<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>27 mins<p>Total time<p>37 mins<p>Gluten Free or Not Super Fudge Brownies<p>Author: Cookie …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A real southern classic, red velvet cake has just a hint of cocoa and a lovely red crumb. True to tradition, these party-worthy cupcakes are topped with rich cream cheese frosting. If you want to amp up the red hue, replace 1 Tbs. of the cocoa with flour and add an extra 1 tsp. of red food coloring.<p>…

6 Sweet Treats to Make for St Patrick's Day

St Patrick’s Day is a holiday that many of us celebrate by wearing green and eating Irish – or at least Irish-inspired – food. Any holiday …