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Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Salisbury steak is such a satisfying skillet dinner! Did you grow up eating it? The name is a little misleading — these “steaks” are actually ground beef held together with egg and breadcrumbs. They’re basically single serving patties of meatloaf that are seared and then braised in a savory mushroom gravy. Continue reading “Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

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Why a Lot of Relationship Experience Doesn’t Equate to a Great Marriage

The old school romantic notion of marrying before sex is almost an antique relic. Fully 95% of Americans have had premarital sex. Most men will have had at least 6 relationships, and women 5 before tying the knot. What does all of this experience mean for marriage quality? At the very least, divorces have been going down since the 1980’s. Even though people continue to use the false “50% of marriages end in divorce” statistic, marriages have been improving for decades. Whenever the subject of marriage gets brought up, you…

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The Power of Deep Thinking: Essence of Creativity

True or False: “This sentence is false.” What was your answer to the question above? Did you quickly fire off an answer or did you have to think about it and then think about it some more? Imagine for a moment that you could put on a set of inverted goggles and see the world through an entirely different lens. On one hand, you would literally see differently, but you might not view the world differently. If we look deep enough and allow ourselves to observe from a new lens,…

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How to Spot a Liar within Seconds

Lying is pretty high up on the list of negative traits. No one likes to find out they’ve been deceived, yet it’s something nearly all of us do on a regular basis. According to James Patterson, author of The Day America Told the Truth, among two thousand Americans, 91 percent lied regularly both at home and at work.” Surprised? Possibly not. Most people aren’t out to deceive us for selfish gain. With loved ones, you’re more likely to be lied to in order to save your feelings from being hurt and…

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10 Best Lumbar Support Cushions That All Desk Workers Need

There’s another epidemic on the rise and it’s a real pain in the…back. You’re probably even experiencing it right now. 8 out of every 10 Americans will experience back pain at some point in their life, if not chronically. Not surprisingly, around 54% of those with back pain are desk workers. But the actual cause of the back pain can be difficult to pinpoint. Only 10% of those who seek medical treatment typically find the source of their pain. That means that 9 out of 10 patients will never know…

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