Micha Luyens

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20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

You Can Absolutely Afford These Insanely Cheap Winter Flights

The low season of travel is upon us. Between now and the December holidays airlines will be competing to get your tourism dollars with bargain basement airfares. Right now is the perfect time to score a big travel win and snag a super cheap deal. If you’re willing to fly on certain days between now …

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs That Taste Like Real-Deal BBQ

You could easily take a rack of ribs, drown them with a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce, set the slow cooker to low, and come back to tender, …

BBQ

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life

Table of Contents<p>Introduction xi<p>Part 1 A Sense of Self<p>Chapter 1 You Are Not Your Brain 3<p>Chapter 2 Using Your Mind to Change Your Brain: The Power of …

The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

Breakfast

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Spend your nights in luxury with these easy bedroom upgrades.<p><b>Overfill your throw pillows.</b> There's something so <i>luxurious</i> about plush, overfilled throw pillows, which go a long way in transforming your bedroom from "everyday" to a bonafide retreat that emulates the most sumptuous of hotels.<p><b>Add a</b> …

The Recipe That Will Make You Forget Brownies

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Brownies get all the glory but it is time for their slightly lighter cousin blondies to get their day in the sun.<p>Luckily we have a recipe that will make you forget all about brownies. Claire Ptak from the Violet Bakery in London has …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

This quiche with a hash brown crust is the brunch dish of your dreams

Lorraine is the OG quiche: This simple combo of eggs, cream, cheese, and bacon launched a thousand variations. And why not? It’s elegant enough for brunch with the in-laws, easy enough for a weeknight dinner—and thanks to that bacon, appealing enough for even the pickiest eater. There’s something …

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

Self-improvement

Inside ‘Hot Bread Kitchen,’ a Modern Baking Guide With Timeless Roots

Although it's been just two years since New York City-based baker <b>Jessamyn Rodriguez</b> signed a deal to write <i>The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook: Artisanal Baking from Around the World</i>, "I've been writing itin my head as long as I have been running Hot Bread Kitchen," she says. Since 2008, Rodriguez has …

Try Your Bagel With This on Top

<i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>photo: Romulo A. Yanes</i><p>Whether you enjoy bagels warm and toasted with a smear of cream cheese or like to swap them in for regular bread in sandwiches, bagels are a classic carb-lover's favorite food. However, all those carbs can add up in the calorie department, …

Alfajores Are The Best Cookie You've Never Heard Of

It's no secret that we here at HuffPost Taste have a bit of a sweet tooth. We relentlessly put together one dessert round-up after another (ahem, like this collection of 100 chocolate recipes or this one of the best flourless cakes). We discover bakeries we love, and then obsess about them …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

Your Happiness Is Your Responsibility | Inc.com

I just read an article in <i>The Atlantic</i> about workplace happiness that made me laugh and cry at the same time. I laughed because it was so stupid and cried because millions of people will take it seriously.<p>The article cited the familiar dismal statistics showing that most workers are unhappy and that …

Happiness

What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …