Steph Lau

76 Flips | 3 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Follower | @yumtea23 | Keep up with Steph Lau on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Steph Lau”

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

101 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're having vegan guests for your Thanksgiving dinner or looking to try something new, we've got you covered.

Vegan

Smoky Eggplant Dip

Makes about 3 cups<p>Serve this dip with chips, as part of a meze platter, or slather it on grilled chicken thighs or lamb chops. This recipe is perfect after you've grilled dinner and the fire has mellowed—don't let those coals go to waste! Your reward is this easy, smoky dip.<p>August …

BBQ

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

Hasselback Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Award-Winning Pie 01:00<p>If you can't win an Academy Award®, this Oscar®-inspired pie is the next best thing.<p>Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

Mindfulness

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness

Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch | MyRecipes

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Chickpea Fritters with Coconut Chutney

The Portuguese capital is redefining its cuisine with a new openness to foreign flavors and far-flung influences<p>In a large Dutch oven or …

Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 10 minPrep:25 minCook:45 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories303 …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

After Wowing Pharrell, Maggie Rogers Delivers Her Pop Thesis

Maggie Rogers has been making and releasing albums since she was in high school — but last year, her profile got an unexpected boost when a video of her meeting Pharrell Williams went viral.<p>Rogers was attending NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and Williams was there to critique the students' work. …

Music

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Healthy French Recipes

These fantastic healthy French recipes include Gwyneth Paltrow's hot Niçoise salad, a knife-and-fork shrimp stew, ratatouille spirals and more.

11 Vegetarian Sheet Pan-Inspired Dinner Recipes You Wouldn’t Believe

You’ve probably noticed that sheet pan dinners have become a weeknight staple in the homes of many. Much like all of those one-pot curries and slow cooker meals, they bring a sense of ease to your weeknights by offering you a fuss-free way to create deliciously nourishing meals with just a little …

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

This Search Engine Allows You to Find the Streaming Service of your Favorite Movies or Series

Now you can use this search engine to find which streaming service has your favorite movies or series.<p>So much to see and so little time. Streaming …

Televisions

Why Hell Can't Freeze Over: Quantum Physics And Absolute Zero

Last week, physicists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology reported they'd cooled an object to a million times colder than room temperature. It was a record for the super-difficult science of super-cooling.<p>In this field, researchers inch ever closer to — but never reach — the …

Quantum Mechanics

Gardening 101: Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo, <i>Dracaena sanderiana:</i> “Feng Shui Friend”<p>If you are someone who hopes for peace, prosperity, longevity, luck, beauty, good energy, or …

Plants

Natural Selection Is Causing a Decline in Human 'Education Genes', Say Scientists

Is our species on a downwards spiral?<p>The genes that predispose people to attain higher levels of education have been in decline over the past 80 …

22-Day Vegan Meal Plan

Following a vegan diet is a healthy approach to eating when you fill your plate with a balance of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes. These …

Healthy Eating

A lush curtain of greenery provides privacy for this sprawling home in Vietnam

A curtain of lush greenery flows along the main hallway of this gorgeous residence in Vietnam. MIA Design Studio designed the Drawer House for a …

Design

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

4 Things You Can Do to Cheer Up, According to Neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …

Psychology

Does the coffee cake you make look (and taste) this good?

When I’m visiting, especially for an overnight stay, there’s one hosting gift I turn to every time: coffee cake. Specifically, a familiar-tasting, cinnamon-swirl treat that can hold up for a few days — not that it ever hangs around for that long.<p>Yum Yum Coffee Cake was my grandmother’s secret …

Dessert

23 amazing recipes made with 3 ingredients or fewer

Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and …