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54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

Books

How to lose fat

Make no mistake: fat loss is an industry. The market is flooded with gimmicks and gadgets, programmes and diets – all of which claim to help you shed the blubber, and all of which stand to profit from your well-intentioned dedication.<p>As a result, the public's perceived wisdom on fat loss is not …

Nutrition

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've given this a lot of thought, because …

Quora

You should write a book and here’s how

You should write a book. Yes, you. Whether you’re a young 18-year-old off to college with little free time or a 60-year-old corporate executive with …

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We've officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

10 Simple Strategies to Control Your Anxiety

Any time you’re overcome with stress or anxiety, just follow these steps to stay calm, empower yourself, and regain control.<p>The ability to manage …

Self-help

4 Proteins Doctors Swear By To Get A Flat Stomach Fast

In order to lose fat and build muscle and a toned body, including a flat stomach, it’s important to eat a healthy diet that includes a lot of …

25 Sweet, Sexy, and Captivating Books You're Going to Want to Read This Fall

Can you hear that? The first rustling of the leaves? That first whiff of pumpkin? That first cool breeze? Fall is almost here, and I'm ready to tell you what to read after you take that first hay ride through the pumpkin patch. So grab a pumpkin spice latte and get ready: I've got the 25 best new …

5 Simple Steps for Mastering Mindfulness | Inc.com

<i>How can I stop living in the past, but live in the present? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Marcus Geduld, Shakespearean director, computer programmer, teacher, writer, on …

Meditation

3 Tools For Rewiring The Anxious Lawyer Brain

<i>Ed. note: This post is by Jeena Cho, a Legal Mindfulness Strategist at Start Here HQ. She is the co-author of The Anxious Lawyer (affiliate link), a</i> …

Tesla Finishes First Solar Roofs—Including Elon’s House

First the Model 3 electric car. Now the solar roof. In just one week, Tesla has challenged two distinct industries with radically new products.<p>Tesla …

Tesla

Shaun T Will Make Your Abs Shake in 8 Minutes and All You Need Is a Chair

We have a special treat for your core from directly from Shaun T. He's a Beachbody super trainer and creator of Insanity and Shaun Week, and he knows how to strengthen and sculpt abs. This workout is short but specific, and the only equipment you need is a chair. Yeah, leave it to Shaun to find an …

Our 15 Favorite Fabulous Online Sources for Rugs

A rug has the power to completely transform a room like few other home decor items, but they can be a bit of a headache to shop for considering there …

3 foods that boost brain health and have major anti-aging benefits

Make room next to your bone broth: Collagen isn’t the only nutrient with anti-aging cred. According to a new study, lutein also has some bragging …

The 'world's happiest man' reveals the secret to happiness takes only 20 minutes a day

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard has got the answers...<p>According to scientists and Google, the world's happiest man is a Tibetan Buddhist monk named …

9 Hard Things You Have to Do to Move Forward with Your Life

Maybe it’s the life lessons I was forced to learn the hard way, or the toll of loss and failure I had recently endured, but a decade ago, in the …

Health

How to stop worrying all the time in 4 simple steps

Stop the worry in its tracks...<p>I have a vivid memory of being four years old in a diner with my mom and her boyfriend at the time, who happened to be …

Mindfulness

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

5 common problems with your dishwasher and how to fix them

Some of us rely heavily on dishwashers to do our dirty work, but when the machine breaks or malfunctions, our home can quickly turn into a scene from</i> …

Home Improvement

25 Mess-Free Foil Packet Dinners For People Who Hate Cleaning

Bake them in the oven, grill them on the BBQ, or cook them over the campfire.

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

12 Veggie-Heavy Quiches and Frittatas for Brunchy Goodness

Brunch never gets old. No matter how many weekends go by filled with savory prosciutto-laden tarts and Bloody Marys, we’re just left wanting <i>more</i>. Luckily, with summer produce in full swing, this is the perfect opportunity to incorporate all of those fresh veggies, from asparagus to zucchini, into …

Ready to Write Your Book? Here's a Five Point Checklist

It's time to start writing. Writing often begins with wondering. Pen in hand, you find yourself asking…<i>Will people ever read what I write?</i><i><br>Do I have</i> …

7 Protein-Packed Veggie Bowls That Will Keep You Full For Hours

Maybe it was a garden salad, a beanless vegetable soup, or a smoothie without any nut butter or milk. At some point, we've all had a veggie-based meal that was so low in protein it left us reaching for a snack sooner rather than later.<p>(Find out how to stop the craving cycle before it starts and …

Panic Attacks: A Four-Step Approach to Prevention

<i>Kate was driving when all of a sudden she felt dizzy, had trouble breathing, felt her heart pounding; she thought she might be having a heart attack.</i> …

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

How to Make a Gigantic Knit Blanket in Less Than 4 Hours

Who wouldn't love snuggling with one of these?<p>We're calling it now: Super chunky knit blankets are going to be everywhere pretty soon. You could buy …

The Very First Soup Recipes You Should Be Making This Fall

Marshall Troy, 2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>The weighty pots in your kitchen likely didn’t get a lot of love the last few …

Cooking

12 Banned Books Every Woman Should Read

1 <i>Beloved</i> -- Toni Morrison, 1987<p>This 1987 novel won the Frederic G. Melcher Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for its stunning narrative of a mother …

Best Fried Chicken Ever: The Only Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Need

You don’t need to run to KFC every time you want fried chicken | Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images<p><i>Stop wasting time in the kitchen. We’ve found</i> …

Side Dishes