Vanessa Hardison

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Carne Asada

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — April 22, 2018<p>When it comes to the <b>best carne asada</b>, I’ve had my fair share in Mexico. And the truth is there’s no …

8 Easy Anti-Inflammatory Chicken Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Gut health is on everyone’s mind these days — for good reason. Eating plenty of anti-inflammatory foods balances the levels of good and bad bacteria …

2018 Top Tools And Websites For Small Businesses

As a business owner, it’s crucial that I am able to tackle challenges, all while managing people, tasks, and finances. These are my go-to resources for making that possible. The apps and websites listed below can add immense value to your business in a myriad of ways<b>—</b>from enhancing your company …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

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I was judged for having sex after my husband died, but I think he would have understood

I reimagine the last moments I had with my husband, Jacob, often. The feel of his freshly washed hair slipping between my fingers. The smirk on his face as he sat next to me on the floor of our bathroom while I soaked in the tub, handing me a lit joint and fumbling. He dropped it on my chest and we …

Black Panther is a joyous game changer for Marvel

The movie soars on the spirit of its heroes and its villain.<p>Black Panther has been an Avenger for the past 50 years, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1966. What Kirby and Lee created, and what subsequent writers and artists have since refined, is one of the smartest and most powerful members …

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How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

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What Tax Reform Means For Small Businesses & Pass-Through Entities

One of the most significant changes under tax reform is the tax treatment of businesses. Unlike changes to the individual tax scheme, which are temporary and somewhat piecemeal, the changes to the business tax scheme are permanent and fairly comprehensive. It would be impossible to address all of …

Top 5 Ways to Get a Flatter Stomach

Sure, proper diet and exercise will help you get that damn belly fat off, but that’s oversimplified and there’s more to it than just that. Here we’ve …

7 Daily Habits That Are Aging Your Skin

While researchers have yet to find the fountain of youth, there are things you can do now in your everyday life to stay youthful--injections, lifts …

Top 6 Affordable Ways to Reduce Cellulite’s Appearance

Why is it that dimples on your cheeks are adorable, but dimples on your thighs aren’t? Yep, we’re talking about cellulite. When fat presses against …

Incredible Health Benefits of 7 Types of Tea

While people love tea for its flavor, did you know that tea originated as a medicinal drink thousands of years ago? Check out the amazing healing …

9 Important Things to Know Before Your Next Manicure & Pedicure

We love a nice manicure and pedicure, but nail salons can be a jungle of bacteria, viruses and fungus all waiting to infiltrate your nails, hands and …

11 Crunch-Free Ab Workouts

Throw out those boring, stale crunches and mix up your ab routine with some of our experts’ favorite stomach tightening moves. Create your own …

5 Habits of Naturally Slim People You Should Steal

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in 15+ years of private practice, it’s that weight management is about far more than calories in, calories out. In …

6 Ways to Lighten Armpits & the Bikini Area

If you’ve ever been shy about wearing a sleeveless shirt or bikini because of darkened areas of skin, you’re not alone. Hyperpigmentation near …

The Easy Way to Make Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breasts are such a supper staple that it's often hard to think of them as anything special, but let me tell you this: Splitting chicken …

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6 Ways Embracing Mindfulness Helps You Thrive at Work

Many large companies have found that helping employees deal better with stress and being happier is a boon to the bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Following a near-death experience, Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, raised eyebrows by offering free yoga and …

4 Signs That It’s Time to End Your Relationship

Ever want to break up with someone for a really long time and never have the guts to do it? Well…That was me one month before I started this blog. …

5 Great Tools for Curating Blog Content

Information on the Internet moves so quickly that it's easy for your list of links to share and posts to read to look like the bottom of your purse: …

Flowers and Forgiveness for the One Who Broke My Heart

At the point of forgiveness is freedom. I know because I've been there. Three years ago, a perfect stranger called me and in the midst of heartbreak, …

Champagne-Gold Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Can you tell that I'm excited about the holidays? Plummy lipstick? Check. Silver eyes? Check. Pearl and gold jewelry? Double check. There is nothing …

8 Toxic Thoughts to Let Go of & What To Replace Them With

<b>Realize that nothing in the world can provide you with peace and happiness.</b><b><br>-Swami Parthasarathy</b>Being the romantic that I am, I often like to think …