Cooking Techniques

Blenders: Not Just for Smoothies!

Kitchen blenders are great for making more than smoothies and daiquiris. Try whipping up healthy homemade soups, salad dressings, soups and more…

Eat Like Margie

Try Jackfruit: The New Meat Substitute

Go beyond boring beans or tofu. These veggie-and-jackfruit combinations include a curry, a chili and a farro bowl seasoned with “nooch.”

Common Threads

When You Rush Through Something…

“When you want to hurry something, that means you no longer care about it…” The question is, Why did you stop caring?

Soul Perspective

What You Can Do to Make a Difference

Constant tragic news breeds anxiety and despair. Don’t lose hope! Here’s how anyone can create greater peace and understanding in the world.

Common Threads

When the Old Gang Gets Together

Getting the old gang together brings comfort and new perspective. What we didn’t say when young—and what we are free to say when old

Aging for Beginners

Is It Too Late to Abolish the Senior Discount?

Adriane Berg says that senior discounts are a form of ageism—segregating oldsters based purely on age. And it’s not right.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

Don’t Forget to Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Taking the time to celebrate your successes (what I call “jumping for joy”) can boost motivation. But not everyone is so good at self-acknowledgement…


Beginner’s Guide to Craps

Craps is one of the most fun and potentially most rewarding games in the casino—plus, it’s easy to play.

Home Improvements

Tips That Will Help You Paint Walls Like A Pro

DIY painters often make mistakes that look bad or even force them to paint a room all over again.


No Time to Exercise? This Five-Minute Routine Makes a Difference

Finding the time for exercise can be challenging. But even 5 minutes a day can lead to noticeable improvements.

Common Threads

Lessons from the World’s Longest Photo Shoot

If you want excellence, it takes commitment and endless patience. I watched it this weekend.

Common Threads

When to Shut Up

The social dilemma of unsolicited advice. Too much given…too much received. Know when to help and when to hush.


How We Are Emotionally Crippling Our Children and the Easy Way to Overcome It—with Erica Komisar, LCSW

In this episode of the Bottom Line Advocator Podcast, Erica joins Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner to discuss and expand on her recently published op-ed for The Wall Street Journa...


4 Top Fitness Bloggers Solve Your Exercise Dilemmas

Secrets from top fitness bloggers Jen Widerstrom, Kathy Smith, Cary Williams and Vince Sant to help you reach your fitness goals.


4 Crazy-Delicious Dinner Recipes That Use Eggs

Eggs make these entrees healthy and unique. Hearty Butternut Squash Soup with Poached Egg, Middle Eastern Shakshuka, Ricotta Soufflé and Easy Fiesta Bowl.