Amy Tang

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How much does a good bottle of wine cost?

Our community of wine lovers has used the Vivino Rating System to rate millions of wines, giving us an immense amount of data to spot the good wines …

5 Ways to Make Yourself Look Polished to Everyone Around You | Inc.com

The world is full of dreamers. Look around you and you'll find there are plenty of people who spend a lot of time and money reading business and branding books or signing up to attend intensive retreats and motivational seminars.<p>But let's be honest: Even while these books, seminars and articles may …

Self-help

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

Self-help

Recipe: Banana Cream Pie from Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop

If you should ever find yourself craving delicious pie but can't make a midnight run to Maui, we've secured the recipe to Leoda's famous banana cream pie.<p>Tucked away off the side of Maui's Honoapiilani Highway, Leoda's Kitchen and Pie Shop offers some of the tastiest food on the island. The …

17 of the world's most beautiful libraries - CNN Style

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Chai-Spiced Cake with Fresh Figs and Caramel

Chai-Spiced Cake with Fresh Figs and Caramel<p>A moist and delicious chai spiced cake layered with swiss meringue buttercream, fresh figs, and caramel! …

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Self-help

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

Honest E-Mail-Sign-Off Quotations for the Uninspired

"When life gives you lemons, quickly take them all home, because lemons have gotten really expensive due to global warming and inflation."<p>"If you love someone, let him out of the basement once you're sure that you can trust him not to tell anyone what you have down there."<p>"Life is like the ocean. …

11 Beneficial Habits of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our emotional intelligence, that ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Van Gogh on Heartbreak and Unrequited Love as a Vitalizing Force for Creative Work

“Nothing awakens us to the reality of life so much as a true love.”<p>It is when life bends us to its will and we don’t break that we learn what we are made of — nowhere more so than in heartbreak, that outermost extremity of the discomfiting principle that frustration is essential to satisfaction in …

Relationships

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

19 highly successful people who prove it's never too late to change careers

But as some of the most successful people prove, you don't have to have it all figured out from the start.<p>Plenty of highly successful people chose to make major career changes, some even many years into their lives.<p>Here are 19 examples that it's never too late to change paths:

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Time Management

Using Everyday Items to Estimate Food Portions

This post Using Everyday Items to Estimate Food Portions was originally published at Weight Loss SolutionGetting your food portion sizes right is …

Nutrition

There's an Easy Way to Tell If Your Beauty Products Are Expired (Who Knew!?)

We often hear guidelines from dermatologists about how long we should use certain beauty products; the FDA has advice on this too. The one that always stands out in our minds is the three-month rule for mascara (whether we all adhere to such advice is another story entirely). It makes sense, and of …

5 Reasons To Eat Raw Foods For That Elusive Golden Glow

As a naturopath, clients often come to my clinic wanting a quick fix to achieve clear skin. By the time they get to me, they've usually tried every …

Wellness

The Chef Whose Quest for the Ultimate Vinegar Drove Him to Death

What makes a great chef kill himself? A kitchen can induce a grand obsession from which there is no escape. Take the sad case of Franco …

'Groundhog Day,' the Buddhist lifehacker movie

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>"It's not true that life is one damn thing after another -- it's one damn thing over and over." -- Edna St. Vincent Millay</i><p>I've seen the 1993 film "Groundhog Day" again and again and again, but only once on the big screen, a few years after it was in theaters. It was shown in a packed lecture …

Groundhog Day

6 Simple Ways to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 …

The New Science Of Clear Skin

Toss the tubes and fill your cart with greens: The acne solution that dermatologists swore wouldn't work is here.<p>Loren Cordain might have been the only person in the auditorium without an MD that April night in 2004. He wasn't even a skin specialist. But for over an hour at the Society for …

23 Recipes To Make You A Lean, Mean, Clean-Eating Machine

Clean Eating is simple. Essentially, clean eating is about eating more healthy foods and fewer unhealthy, heavily processed or refined foods and …

Fluffed-Up Cups

Make this the winter where you stop putting marshmallows on your hot chocolate and start putting them in your hot chocolate. Stirring marshmallow …

Why We Need Mindfulness More Than Ever: Race, Bias, and Inclusivity

There is a lot in the news right now about race, diversity, and inclusivity -- and I believe that this is a very good thing for our society to wrestle with openly. Before I go any further, I want to acknowledge that I am a white, college-educated, heterosexual male. Based on my race, socio-economic …

The Best Breakfast Foods For Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight, results start in the kitchen — and at your first meal of the day. Have these healthy breakfast staples on hand to set yourself up for weight-loss success.<p><b>Cinnamon:</b>Think of cinnamon as your breakfast's secret weight-loss powerhouse. The spice adds sweetness to almost …

The Biggest Hair Mistake Every Woman Makes

Hair is a fickle master. Some days you put down your blowdryer, smile contentedly, and do a hot-chick-in-a-bro-movie slow-motion head toss. And …

10 Morning Habits of Successful People That You Should Learn

Success

The Best Turkey Recipes For Thanksgiving

So many good ones to choose from.<p>Thanksgiving dinner just would not be complete without a big, beautiful bird to crown the feast at the table. No matter how many sides there are to choose from or how many cocktails are imbibed beforehand, without a turkey it just doesn’t really feel like …

Cooking