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zucchini rice and cheese gratin

New, simplified directions:<p>Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Oil or butter a 2-quart baking dish, or 2 smaller 1-quart dishes (as I did, with the intention …

broccoli cheddar soup

For reasons I cannot — for once, I mean, <i>good riddance</i> — articulate, I spent half the summer, the half I was gestating this tiny moppet, with a …

confetti cookies

The rules of cookie math, whether or not you have underlings dictating them to you, are as follows:<p>Cookies with butter > cookies without …

8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning, According to a Mindfulness Expert

The world often seems to be divided into two types of people. There are those that drag themselves out of bed in the morning and can’t speak before …

A Year of Reading Only Women, A Year Of Changing My Life

Inspired by Annika’s post last year, I decided I wanted to challenge myself to read only women for a year. The quest began last November, and if you …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

Meditation

10 Podcasts That’ll Help You Be Your Healthiest Self

Whether you’re trying to take more steps, max out your ClassPass membership with majorly helpful insider hacks or eat better by bringing healthy lunches to work, a lack of motivation is bound to happen. So what’s a girl to do when it’s a struggle to summon some willpower? Phone a friend, turn to …

New York Times

The 40 Books That Saved My Life

Oh my god, another list of books I should read! I can’t help it, though.<p>These are the books I return to when I need help, guidance, solace in my life.<p>…

the browniest cookies

I have, for forever and a day, looked for a chocolate cookie I could crown with what I considered the highest honor one could bestow on it, declaring …

Fire Fighting

10 Mantras That Will Get You Immense Peace Of Mind, Spirit and Energy

Mantra is a sound, a word or a phrase that has <b>powerful meaning and significance.</b> This is why the meaning of the words in a mantra are as important as …

How to Stop Giving a F*ck What People Think

We're all guilty. Every day from the moment we wake up, we live our lives caring what other people think of us.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> …

Enjoy the Little Things: 11 Ways to Make Everyday Life Sacred

<b>“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~Robert Brault</b><p>One of the things I love about the …

Manifesting Your Dream Life

<b>Jafree Ozwald ~</b> Have you ever wondered why some people just thrive in life, and everything they touch turns to success while others are always just …

Spirituality

10 yoga poses to beat stress

<b>(Life by DailyBurn) —</b> If you're struggling with sky-high stress levels, yoga can be a great way to calm your mind while giving your body the attention it deserves.<p>It may seem counterintuitive that twisting yourself into a pretzel can promote relaxation, but it's true! Studies show that yoga has a …

Pasta e Ceci (Pasta with Chickpeas)

Many of my favorite pastas can't be found in American Italian restaurants. Many menus simply cover the basics; others go well beyond, creating …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Makeup

spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com

Before And After Photos Of Meditation Reveal How Much Younger And Happier It Makes You

Meditation, we are told, makes you happier, more peaceful and can help you sleep better. If that sounds too intangible for some, there are also the …

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

Brad Waters, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for <i>Psychology Today,</i> wrote in her article “The Art …

Top 10 Spiritual Truths We Weren't Taught in School

Michelle Walling, CHLC, <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What would our world be like today of these top 10 spiritual truths were taught in our schools, in the …

Simple Springtime Dishes

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Self-help

How to Let Go Instead of Giving Up

The greatest stress in life is the stress we cannot control. Perhaps, it is no coincidence that at some point so many of us experience a painful, …

Self-help

When Spirit Moves Us Out of Our Comfort Zone to Grow - Awake in the World

Stepping onto the spiritual path isn’t all peace and roses. It pushes us into a place that moves us beyond our usual comfort zone. As we attune to …

yogurt panna cotta with walnuts and honey

Guys, I just discovered the ultimate weekend brunch treat/decadent dessert that still contains a whiff of moderation/preschooler snack. The …