Kara Sanford

265 Flips | 27 Magazines | 28 Likes | 55 Following | 2 Followers | @sanfordkara | Keep up with Kara Sanford 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 “Kara Sanford”

7 Strategies For Conquering Procrastination And Avoidance

When it comes to beating procrastination, willpower alone doesn’t always work.<p>We’ve all experienced the nagging dread and anxiety that accompanies procrastination. Procrastination (avoiding specific tasks) and avoidance (a more general pattern) can also cause problems in relationships, especially …

Self-help

These 3 Rare Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Bosses

This is remains the undisputed secret weapon of all great leaders.<p>Yesterday, I wrote about how great leaders walk the higher road of integrity when making <i>any</i> and <i>all</i> decisions because they have character -- a non-negotiable requirement for anyone wearing the badge of "leadership."<p>Seems logical to …

Leadership

Something weird is happening to the Gulf Stream current

And that could mean trouble.<p>The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1,600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted. As we’ve set out in a new study in <i>Nature</i>, …

Global Warming

5 Tricks to Finally Getting Your To-Do List Done

Ever notice that your to-list is never complete? It’s a common problem—but these strategies can help.<p>Stick to a Method That Makes Sense for You<p>If you …

10 of the best podcasts that will make you smarter about politics

With the simplicity and convenience of keeping up to date on the biggest stories in the world through two earbuds, podcasts are becoming an increasingly popular medium for people to get their news.<p>Given the high interest level of the public into knowing everything that is going on with President …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

How to Choose Protein Powder

by Sylvie Tremblay, MSc(photo: deymos/iStock/Getty Images)<i>We take the guesswork out of navigating the protein aisle.</i>If you're interested in protein …

7 Mindsets That Undercut Your Mental Strength And Resilience

Last week, a medical student approached me after a workshop and asked, “Do you know anything about the imposter syndrome?” A lawyer I collaborate with attributes her rise from a rural small town to an Ivy League law school and beyond to luck. Many people who I work with tell me how their thinking …

Self-improvement

Your Mind Is Not Limited to Your Brain, Scientists Say

Have you ever questioned someone’s state of mind or reminded someone that it pays to be mindful? Maybe you’ve told someone that they needed to be …

The Brain

How to hack your brain to improve focus and creativity

Writer Caroline Williams struggled with mental focus, so she spent a year hacking her brain.<p>“I would misplace things and put things into my …

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

Invisibilia: We All Think We Know The People We Love. We're All Deluded

<i>Welcome to a new season of</i> Invisibilia<i>! The NPR program and</i> podcast <i>explores the invisible forces that shape human behavior. Episode 3 involves two brothers who are happy about the polite, helpful tenant who moves into their mother's house, until they start to suspect he has sinister motives. Here</i> …

Psychology

5 Leadership Development "Must Reads" for 2018 | Inc.com

One of my New Year's resolutions is to read more. Leadership development is a demanding field, and my list of "must read" books for 2018 continues to grow. In fact, thought leaders like Simon Sinek, believe that individuals who read at least twenty minutes a day are more successful than those who …

Leadership

Hotels | Getaway USA

10 Kid-Friendly Hotels in the Denver Area<p>Accommodations in Montreal, Quebec, Near Crescent Street<p>How to Avoid Hotel Bed Bugs<p>Beach Front Hotels in …

'We Apologize.' Apple Offers $29 Fix After Uproar Over Slowing Down Old iPhones

Apple has apologized to its customers for what it calls a “misunderstanding” around the revelation that the company has been slowing down older …

Science Says Relationships Fail When These Four Things Happen

A new relationship—whether personal or professional—is a lot like buying a new car. Driving it off the lot is pure bliss. And like a car, when a relationship breaks down, it’s overwhelming. A trained eye knows when a car is in trouble. The same is true of relationships, and you can be your own …

Caramel Apple Stuffed Pretzel Rolls [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Creamy White Bean Pesto Soup [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Quincy Jones is about to launch the 'Netflix of jazz'

Now here's a strong niche.<p>Legendary producer Quincy Jones has jumped into the streaming pool with a new video platform for hardcore jazz …

Music

We may have uncovered the biological mechanism to turn off hunger

Biological Mechanisms<p>Currently, more than one-third (36.5%) of adults living in the United States are obese. Even more fall into the overweight …

10 iPhone texting tips you'll wish you'd known all along

These are the not-so-obvious tips iPhone pros use.<p>If your iPhone ($499.99 at Cricket Wireless) is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually apologizing for missing texts and not responding in a timely fashion, then it might be time to dig in to some of the features in iMessage that can …

Text Messaging

Scientific Proof Is A Myth

You’ve heard of our greatest scientific theories: the theory of evolution, the Big Bang theory, the theory of gravity. You’ve also heard of the concept of a proof, and the claims that certain pieces of evidence prove the validities of these theories. Fossils, genetic inheritance, and DNA prove the …

Physics

The Best Concealer I've Ever Used Isn't Even a Concealer

Not too long ago, a makeup artist introduced me to a product that would change my daily routine forever. While I have normal-to-combination skin, my eyelids would consistently get oily, causing any eye shadow (no matter how pricey) to cake up in the crease of my lids. I got so used to this that I …

Makeup

George W. Bush Condemns Trumpism, But Skips His Role In Its Rise

The former president allowed Wall Street to run wild and invaded Iraq, fueling conditions that propelled Donald Trump into power.<p>Former President George W. Bush critiqued President Donald Trump’s worldview in a speech Thursday, but failed to acknowledge his own part in creating conditions that …

Donald Trump

Pork Loin alla Focettina

Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and saute the garlic, rosemary and sage for a couple of minutes. Add the pork loin …

Best Ever Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and top with cooking rack.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a shallow dish, combine brown sugar and …

You Should Make This Lemony Chicken Soup Even If You Aren’t Sick

No runny nose necessary.<p>Homemade soup is always better than that stuff you can buy in a can, <i>always</i>. And this lemony chicken soup is no exception to …

This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

Cooking

‘Stranger Things’ Has ‘Changed The Thinking’ At Netflix In An Unexpected Way

There have been three titanic shifts in Netflix’s original programming. There was <i>Lilyhammer</i>, Netflix’s first “exclusive content.” There’s <i>House of Cards</i>, Netflix’s first (and most bafflingly successful) award show contender. And there’s <i>Stranger Things</i>, Netflix’s first blockbuster series. Before July …

TV Series Budgets Hit the Breaking Point as Costs Skyrocket in Peak TV Era

As finance chief of Netflix, David Wells can occasionally be counted on to sound a note of fiscal discipline at a company where CEO Reed Hastings is …