Life may not come with a manual, but some of these gems below are the next best thing. They have helped me better understand my life and ambitions, change my habits, and live better – so of course I want to share them.

Life: happiness, habits, and productivity

Books: the Happier Series by Gretchen Rubin
The Happiness Project
The Four Tendencies

Podcast: Cortex

Improving relationships with others

Podcast: Radical Candor

Free Educational Channels

Channel: Crash Course

Channel: Kurzgesagt

Alchemy – just for fun

Came here just for the recipes? I got you. Use the category Alchemy, or, use the gallery & search feature below. I’ll be adding more every couple weeks, so stay tuned!

Super MushroomsBy donna naTwo-bite appetizers: cheesy stuffed mushrooms capped with hollowed baked red potatoes.
Bhujerban MadhuBy donna naFermented and fresh honey mix with chai and whipped cream to form this mead mixed drink.
This Cake Is A LieBy donna naThis black forest cake is too good to be true. It's so delicious and moist.
Monster CurryBy donna naPurple vegetables in a tangy blueberry curry sauce with a side of fluffy rice.
Rice Stew EruptionBy donna naThis savory congee topped with green onions, crushed peanuts, and shiitake mushrooms is as flavorful as it is comforting.
Taelpar Harvest GaletteBy donna naNot your typical galette, this orange & cream ensemble is part breakfast, part dessert, and 100% delicious.
Sweet RollBy donna naLet me guess: someone stole your sweet roll. This fluffy baked treat is drizzled with a sugary, creamy glaze.
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