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This Free Cookbook Is Filled With Healthy Recipes You Can Cook on a Budget

Patrick Allan

The best part about cooking at home—besides the tasty food—is all the money you can save. If you want to get even more out of your food budget, this free cookbook has tons of tasty recipes that will save you cash without sacrificing flavor.

The book, The New Economy Chapbook Cookbook Volume 1: Inexpensive, Healthy, Hopeful Feasts for 2017, is a crowd-sourced collaboration from poets Gabrielle Calvacoressi and Melissa Studdard. It’s a free PDF that contains almost 50 recipes designed for those who need to stretch every dollar they have, or those who like to cook with a pinch of frugality. Recipes include everything from meatballs to quiche to egg rolls to soups and stews, and more. Not only is the book helpful for you at home, but Calvacoressi urges people to print it out and distribute it to local food kitchens and other organizations. You can find the PDF at the link below:

It Doesn’t Matter When You Eat

Stephanie Lee

There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about when to eat to lose weight, but alone they do nothing to help. Eat a hearty breakfast and light all day.Eat small meals every few hours. Rules around when you eat are less important than you think, and even when they do help, they’re not for the reasons you think. Read more »

The strange psychology of stress and burnout

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You shouldn’t underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key.

By Alina Dizik

As a neonatal nurse, Jennifer Welker learned to thrive under stress.

Rather than allowing the pain of handling a sick infant to affect her, Welker deftly handled some of the most challenging moments in her career, and quickly moved on from difficult situations.

She credits her efficiency to the advantages of working under stress. Harnessing the innate pressure that came with her role, she says, improved her productivity and performance. Still, it was a fine line between harnessing the pressure and ignoring it altogether.

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The Best Stress-Free Jobs For People Living With Disabilities

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Written by: Chloe Pearson – Consumer Health Labs

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For the millions of Americans living with disabilities, finding employment can be a stressful undertaking. The job search can take a toll on anyone, but it can be especially overwhelming if you are also looking for employment that will accommodate your abilities on mental, emotional, and physical levels.

There are options, however, and there are several jobs that could offer a flexible schedule as well as limited amounts of stress. From those who need a quiet environment to work in to people living with physical disabilities who need a job in which they can work around it, there are several options if you know where to start. Here are a handful of the best. Read more »