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From zero to 45 days in a row: how I built a habit of daily exercise

Since releasing my course, <i>Productive Habits</i>, I’ve been focusing on building more new habits. This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new …

5 Tips for Mentally-Healthy Holidays

We can easily lose touch with the joy of the holiday season when negative feelings creep into our minds. Be proactive about your mental health. Minimize the hectic and stressful aspects of the season so that your mind and heart can be touched by moments of delight, awe, and hope. Here are five tips …

Mental Health

Billy Graham - Steps to Peace 4

Illustration by Andrew Wright<p>Step Four<br>Our Response: Receive Christ<p>We must trust Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and receive Him by personal …

The Pits! 22 Natural Deodorants to Buy or DIY

Stinky? That’s the pits. We too could use some <i>deo</i> for the <i>B.O</i>., if you know what we mean… but we’re really down on all the potentially dangerous chemicals that are in just about every stick of deodorant at the drugstore. All-natural deodorants have come a long way in recent years, so you can smell …

Sensitive Skin

Healthier Brunch Recipes

11 Healthier Ways to Do Brunch<p>Your weekend just got even better<p>Ladies who brunch—but don’t want to do it at the expense of their healthy habits: These recipes are for you!<p>Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese<p>This hearty (but healthy!) brunch recipe has good-for-you fats and …

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1984

• <b>Author:</b> George Orwell<p>George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity.<p>“Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—<i>The New Yorker</i> <br>In 1984, …

Of Mice and Men

• <b>Author:</b> John Steinbeck & Susan Shillinglaw<p><b>A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression</b><p>Over seventy-five years since its first publication, Steinbeck’s tale of commitment, loneliness, hope, and loss remains one of America’s most widely read and taught novels. An …

One Good Dog

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Wilson<p><b>"One Good Dog is a wonderful novel: a moving, tender, and brilliantly crafted story about two fighters—one a man, one a dog— hoping to leave the fight behind, who ultimately find their salvation in each other. Susan Wilson's clear and unflinching style is perfectly suited for</b> …

The Choice

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><b><br>Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.</b><p>Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North …

Animal Farm

• <b>Author:</b> George Orwell<p>George Orwell’s famous satire of the Soviet Union, in which “all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

The Art of Racing In the Rain

• <b>Author:</b> Garth Stein<p>Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race …

DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …

Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups

Jewels and Jill Elmore share a healthy Asian-inspired recipe from their cookbook, The Family Chef.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>For the filling</b><p>2 tablespoons peanut oil<p>2 teaspoons sesame oil<p>24 shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped<p>2 large carrots, peeled and very finely chopped<p>4 scallions, very finely chopped<p>2 …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness

Seared Salmon with Green Bean Salad and Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar<br>• 2 Tbsp. finely chopped shallots<br>• 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Ground black …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: Apple Recipe

Set the broiler to medium-high heat, with the rack at least 4 inches from the heat source.<p>Halve apples and scoop out seeds. Rub halves with oil and put them cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet. Broil until the skins are blistered and you can pierce with a fork, 3 to 8 minutes.<p>Meanwhile, combine …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

A game-changer for Save the Children?

Merlin is now part of Save the Children. Tuesday’s announcement could shake up the international nonprofit landscape and affect thousands of aid …

Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week Two

The second week of Small Cool turned up the heat, featuring a whole new batch of amazing homes, all under 1000 square feet that are full of …

San Francisco Bay Area

Find Your Style: 20 Classic to Contemporary Kitchens to Add to Your Inspiration Board

It's probably a good thing that I'm a renter. Because if I wasn't, I'd actually have to decide on a kitchen design. And with all of the options out …

Interior Design

David's Design in Duesseldorf

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:DavidLocation:Duesseldorf GermanySquare Feet:667Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small …

Small Spaces