Jacqui Grc

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Declutter your life by tossing these 8 things

Last month I made the greatest admission of my adult life: <b>I’m a hoarder</b>. Yup. I said it. The first step to anything is admittance, so there you go. I …

What I Learned When I Moved to America

I grew up in the Middle East living between Egypt and the Gulf region until I was 21. I did not see many differences between these countries in the overall lifestyle, religion and the language yet I experienced the uniqueness of each country's culture. While moving from any country (or even a …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Spinach and Tomato Frittata

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals that anyone can make -- whether you're in your first apartment or feeding a hangry family.</i><p><i>Today: Step away from the rice cakes. Make this frittata</i> …

17 Reasons the Best Years of Your Life Happen After College

College is fine and all, but all good things come to those who graduate.<p><b>1. You don't have the anxiety of worrying about what life will be like once you lose the safety net of being a student.</b> You know what life is like! And life has <i>no homework</i>.<p><b>2. Eventually you come to a point where you have some</b> …

How to Stop Making Tiny Mistakes That Make You Look Stupider Than You Really Are

How to Never Have to Clean Your Apartment

You don't need a cleaning lady.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b><p>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your laundry hamper or …

8 Life-Changing Lessons We've Learned From Dogs

In honor of National Dog Day, it’s time to pay homage to those wise four-legged masters of relaxation. Seriously, the furry ones in lives have taught …

Live by Your Values and Everything Else Will Fall into Place

<b>“Until you make peace with who you are, you will never be content with what you have.” ~Doris Mortman</b><p>As I sit here writing this, I am still in the …

Positive Thinking

24 Ways to Add One Year (or More) to Your Life

<b>1. Stand up while reading articles like this one ...and (especially) while watching TV.</b><p>Australian researchers determined that every hour of …

18 Things That Remind Us Everything's Going to Be All Right

In those frazzled moments when you're dreaming of being abducted by aliens just so you can escape your life, these small joys can remind you that, …

What Research Tells Us About the Most Successful Relationships

There's no single "formula" to a perfect relationship. However, we've studied an awful lot about what successful couples do. Everyone's relationships …

University of Chicago

Just a Bunch of Rock Stars Playing Slugs

Everyone loves a good guitar face. You know, that pained expression rock stars make when they’re birthing the mind-scrambling sounds of their axe …

How You Answer 3 Questions Will Determine Your Leadership Success

I began the month July by celebrating the Entrepreneurial Freedom we enjoy in the United States. Throughout the month, I highlighted Socially Conscious Businesses and Entrepreneurs who combine making big profits with making a profound impact in their communities and the world.<p>Those companies didn't …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

blueberry crumb cake

Theoretically, we are supposed to move this Saturday, but evidence is mounting — in the form of a kitchen without countertops or appliances, a toilet …

13 Cards For Couples With An Unconventional Definition Of Romance

Finding the perfect card to give your spouse isn't easy when most of what's out there is Hallmark-grade, lovey-dovey mush. If that kind of overly sentimental stuff makes you uncomfortable and/or want to puke, just know you're not alone.<p>Below, we've rounded up 13 alternative greeting cards for …

This Is How Often Married People Are Having Sex

It's often thought that when you tie the knot, your sex life all but dies.<p>From hectic work schedules to kids' demands, roadblocks to doing the deed can seem endless. You may find yourself wondering, "Is our sex life normal?" We're here to tell you that there is no normal -- sex is different for …

The Secret To Buying Cheap Wine That Actually Tastes Good

Everyone knows that buying a bottle of wine for under $10 can sometimes feel like a gamble. Sure, it doesn't hurt the wallet, but it can offend your taste buds -- and do a number on your head. But now we have the much-beloved Jamie Oliver to thank for his handy guide to buying cheap wine you can …

5 Ways to Get Energized and Motivated When You Feel Lazy

<b>“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” ~</b><b>Benjamin Disraeli</b><p>Although laziness is common and a natural part …

Motivation

30 Ways to Live Life to the Fullest

<b>“Begin at once to live and count each separate day as a separate life.” ~Seneca</b><p>At times, it’s seemed as though life contains an endless supply of …

Positive Thinking

6 Things Positive, Happy People Believe

<b>“Everyone creates realities based on their own personal beliefs. These beliefs are so powerful that they can create [expansive or entrapping]</b> …

The Last Word When It Comes To Buying Organic

<i>Is sustainably grown food really better for you than conventional product? We check in with two experts.</i><p>As told to Jessica Press<p><i>Go Organic</i><p><b>Expert:</b> Carolyn Dimitri, PhD, applied economist and associate professor of food studies at New York University<p>"There's no question that if you can afford to buy …

chocolate hazelnut linzer hearts

I’m sorry. These are really, really cute. Borderline twee. And it gets worse, too. You see, there was a parent event at my son’s preschool this week …

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

chicken phở

Last week, when the polar vortex, something that ought to be a frozen rum cocktail with an umbrella on top, but is sadly anything but, had begun to …