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12 Quick and Super Easy DIY Tutorials You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

Pinterest makes everything look pretty and easy, but there's no end to DIY fails on the Internet. Of course, some of the prettiest things on the …

Wall Art

I Tried "Power Posing" for One Month to See If It Actually Works

At mile nine in my most recent half-marathon, I thought I might faint. Not training for the race had finally begun to catch up with me: My legs felt …

Addiction is not a brain disease 'but rather a disease of personality'

Addiction is not a brain disease, but rather a disease of personality, psychiatrist argues<p><b>National Institutes for Drug Addiction defines addiction as</b> …

Drug Addiction

6 Hit Songs Written By Prince

(Image Link)<p>The amazing music Prince the recording artist shared with the world will live on forever, and whenever we hear doves cry or see purple …

10 insanely awesome incredible edible egg hacks

Did you know May is National Egg Month?<p>Eggs may be one of the world's most versatile foods and they are a protein powerhouse, chock full of essential vitamins and minerals.<p>Whether you like 'em poached, roasted, hard boiled, fried, or scrambled, there's always a new egg dish to try.<p>But perfecting …

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

5 sauces everyone should know how to make

Full of flavor<p>At the root of many a good meal is a great sauce, which can offer flavor, texture and seasoning to otherwise bland food and send rich …

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

Tony Robbins shares the most important thing he's learned from coaching billionaires

Along the way, he's mastered his own money — the premiere performance coach and author of "MONEY: Master The Game" went from a cash-strapped upbringing to an estimated net worth of $440 million.<p>In a recent episode of Lewis Howes' podcast, "The School of Greatness," Robbins shared a fundamental …

15 Websites That Will Heighten Your Emotional Intelligence

Nearly three decades later, emotional intelligence continues to set the standard for leadership and performance. Take advantage of these practical resources to increase your EQ.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) research arrived on the scene in the 90s, it proved that people of average-intelligence …

8 body language tricks to instantly appear more confident

Studies have shown that those who appear more confident achieve higher status than their less confident peers.<p>As a result, they wield more influence, tend to be more admired and listened to, and have access to better resources.<p>If you're not as confident as you'd like to be, some slight …

I Tried the Makeup Remover Towel and This Is What Happened

It claims it will take off all your makeup with only water.<p>I have never really had problem-prone skin. I don't really get pimples and my skin reacts well to most beauty products, but when it comes to face wipes, I'm <i>super</i> sensitive. I once broke out in more than 30 zits overnight, just because I …

Seafood Spaghetti Baked in Paper (Spaghetti al Cartoccio)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Think outside of the pot -- bake your pasta in little paper parcels.</i><p>This is an ingenious dinner party dish: You can prepare the packages early in …

Seafood

The Untouched Generation

"It's your touch that makes all the difference Polyxeni," my client said. "When you talk to people, you touch them; it is your touch that heals us and not your words."<p>That statement intrigued me. The truth is that I grew up in a family that gave me lots of physical contact and I had to share this …

Sexual Harassment

Tutorial: Add gold trim to a plain cardigan

Autumn from It’s Always Autumn shows how to add some party sparkle to a plain cardigan. Her tutorial is a guest post over at Eighteen 25. It’s a …

How-To: Hanging Crocheted Basket with Upcycled T-Shirt Yarn

Keep track of remotes, game controllers, and other must-have electronics—and recycle some old t-shirts while you’re at it—with this hanging crochet basket and upcycled t-shirt yarn tutorial from Bowties and Fezzes!<p>(And, don’t think for a moment that I missed that Doctor Who reference!)<p>[Via …

Crafting

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How-To: Sewing Room Pressing Table with Removable Pad

When you’re a sewer or quilter, sometimes a standard ironing board just doesn’t cut it. I’ve always wanted a larger, more useful version for my sewing area, so I’m loving this tutorial for creating a counter-height pressing table with a removable pad from Elizabeth Hartman at Oh, Fransson!<p>Ready to …

Sewing

How-To: Summer Shift Dress

Make your own custom summer shift dress using your favorite t-shirt as the template with this simple tutorial from Leanne at Elle Apparel!

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Easy Gluten-Free Bread Recipe | Elana's Pantry

Hello Mark’s Daily Apple readers! Be sure to check out my Paleo Bread recipe.<p>This gluten-free bread recipe is perfect for sandwiches. Made with 7 …

An Easy, Gluten-Free Salad Recipe You Can Make at Home Tonight and Bring to Work Tomorrow

1. In a large bowl, combine squash, teff, spinach, scallions, and Vidalia onion.<p>2. In a separate small bowl, whisk lemon juice, white balsamic vinegar, flax oil, poppy seeds, sea salt, pepper, and lemon zest.<p>3. Pour lemon poppy seed dressing mixture over teff mixture; gently toss to combine.<p>4. …

Chocolate Dipped Frozen Bananas Recipe

Every <i>Arrested Development</i> fan knows that there's always money in the banana stand...but what kind of bananas are there? Well, thanks to the Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stand wiki I was able to track down the menu. The recipe below is for basic chocolate dipped frozen bananas with or without …

Carrot Fries

French fries are my guilty pleasure. While I do indulge once in a while, these tasty little treats are so much healthier and completely guilt free. …

Shauna James Ahern's Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto, Feta, and Sunflower Seeds

Several years ago, I bought a bag of quinoa pasta out of curiosity. I boiled and sauced it as I normally would, took a big bite, and then immediately spit it out. Not only did the pasta taste unappealingly bitter, but it had also turned to mush in the time between draining and eating. I never …

Samoa Popcorn (Chocolate, Coconut and Caramel) - Izy Hossack

(Just a mini reminder in case you didn’t catch it last week – I’ve made a Top With Cinnamon Facebook page 😉 )<p>Heh<p>Wow, so yeah, hi.<p>Sorry bout that 2 …

Quinoa Salad with Grilled Vegetables

Beautiful Quinoa Salad with Grilled Veggies Everyone loves a good old fashioned barbecue. The easy conviviality of a family backyard picnic. The …

Gluten-Free Breakfast: My 'Quick-Trick-Snack Stack'

I came up with this fast, healthy, grain-free breakfast solution mostly out of desperation. In my rush to get out the door every morning, I kept missing "the most important meal of the day," and by midmorning, I'd be dragging.<p>On the days I <i>did</i> manage to throw together a healthy breakfast, I would …