Viki Blackwood

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Easy-Peasy Cheesy Tuna Melts With Olive Salsa

This tuna melt is a delicious departure from the heavy-handed classic. It highlights heart-healthy fats, with omega-3 fatty acids in the tuna and …

Coconut Rice Noodles with Ginger and Turmeric

4 servings<p>This is a weeknight pantry curry that comes together in the time it takes to boil water for the rice noodles. Fast! For this recipe, blooming the ginger, turmeric, and black pepper in oil is essential for releasing their aromatic properties into the coconut milk-based sauce.<p>August …

Recipes

Double chocolate oat cookies

I saw a report the other day saying that after decades during which life expectancy has kept on rising, in 2010 it abruptly stopped.<p>Most of us can …

Seven Podcasts For Mental Health And Well-Being

Podcasts are increasing in popularity and are a great asset for a growing business.<p>It was recently confirmed by Apple at WWDC 2018 in early June that there are over 550,000 podcasts, over 18.5 million episodes in more than 100 languages.<p>As an entrepreneur, mental health and self-care is …

Mental Health

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Workouts

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

How To Train Your Brain To Chill Out

Around 300 emails a day; on call 24/7, double tapping everyone else’s insta-highlights while subconsciously comparing myself, constantly deciphering …

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

10 Salads That Won't Wilt in the Fridge Right Way

A salad that can hold up in the fridge for a few days is a beautiful thing. Not only does it make weekday lunches easier (because you can make one …

These 5 Quick Salmon Recipes Are the Stress-Free Dinners We All Need

Is it just us, or does salmon never seem to get old? Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, the easy-to-cook fish is as healthy as it is delicious, making …

Recipes

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

7-Day No-Cook Meal Plan

Keep your cool with this week of easy no-cook dinners. The recipes in this meal plan require just a little prep work, and no oven, stove, grill or …

City life has interesting effects on mental health — here's how

That year, for the first time in history, more than half of the world's human population lived in urban areas.<p>And the number is expected to rise to two-thirds by 2030, according to a study published in the journal Epigenetics. "This increased urbanity of the world's population has substantial …

Mental Health

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

Emotional Intelligence

Sorry, but EQ Is Way More Important Than IQ These Days

Many experts now believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) may be more important than their IQ and is certainly a better predictor …

11 Ways Successful People Deal With People They Don't Like

Everyone has to interact with someone they don't get along with every once in a while, so be prepared the next time it happens to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s inevitable that you’ll encounter people with whom you disagree. There are some people you instantly …

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

Some of the most important skills in life are not taught in school. Here are 9 you won't want to miss out on.<p>The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your …

6 Reasons why high EQ and Leadership go hand in hand for success

The subject of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has been around for quite a few years and we are all born with it. Those who have high EQ tend to have …

Emotional Intelligence

9 TYPES OF INTELLIGENCE YOU SHOULD KNOW

MARCH 16, 2017<p>When we talk about intelligence, the first thing hits the mind is scientists. Somehow, we associate intelligence with the ability to …

Why emotional intelligence is crucial for career success

Conventional intelligence, scored as intelligence quotient (IQ), is indicative of cognitive reasoning ability. The countless tests and exams we take …

Zachariah: Emotional intelligence is too important not to teach in schools

<i>Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by the Collegian or</i> …

The Strongest Indicator Of Success And 3 Ways To Develop It

What comes to mind when you think of emotional intelligence? If you’re anything like I once was, you probably think about being aware and accepting of your emotions. But that’s only half of it.<p>The second part is an ability to recognize emotions in others—and use this recognition as a way to …

5 Reasons You Need Emotionally Intelligent Employees (and How to Find Them)

A manager's ability to identify and manage personal emotions and the emotions of others can have a surprisingly powerful impact on your company's overall performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When most entrepreneurs begin the search for employees, they look at …

Emotional Intelligence

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Breakfast

8 Quick Dinner Recipes Great for November

Need a break from heavy cold-weather fare? These recipes don't qualify as classic comfort food, but maybe that's a good thing<p><b>In the colder months, it's natural to seek out comfort foods</b> that nourish and soothe: lasagna oozing with cheese, creamy broccoli-Cheddar soup, hearty beef stew, and all the …