Ambreen Shah

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DMK Enzyme Oxygen Facial Experience Video Lora Condon

"Facials are supposed to be relaxing, right?" This question crossed my mind countless times as I lied on aesthetician Lora Condon's massage table, …

19 Gifts For Kids That Aren't Toys

Who says you can't have fun while learning?<p>This holiday season, switch up your kid’s typical gendered toy gifts like Barbies and Hot Wheels for these 19 fun and creative gifts that aren’t <i>really</i> toys at all.<p>Whether you have a scientist in the making, an aspiring coder, or future business owner on …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

Happiness

This Flight Deal Lets You Visit Paris and Iceland for Only $350 Round-Trip

You can add a short trip to Iceland for no extra cost.<p>Score a trip to Paris this fall for as little as $350 round-trip with Icelandair — including an …

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

Infographic: 23 writing redundancies to avoid

Concise writing gets results and gets read.<p>If tight writing is your goal, an infographic from Global English Editing can help. The graphic excoriates …

Top 10 most affordable vacation destinations

Money magazine just rang up its 2017 “best in travel” list of top vacation spots, with a heavy emphasis on bang for the buck. Head to St. Augustine, …

Suspended – Medium

Sunday Riley: Why Everyone Is So Obsessed With the Skin-Care Brand Right Now

The other night, I was out to dinner with a friend. We'll call her Brittany. While I was busy stealing handfuls of crispy fries off her plate, she waxed poetic about the skin-care brand Sunday Riley. "I love Sunday Riley,” she said. "I’m a sucker for the packaging. It makes it less scary."<p>“What do …

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

A 31-year-old who retired with $1 million in the bank explains what too many people do wrong with their money

Shen, who runs the blog Millennial Revolution and who retired at age 31 with $1 million in the bank, says many people are making the same mistake when it comes to spending their money: They aren't keeping track of where it goes.<p>"I feel like people are not tracking the money," Shen told host …

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

27 Things To Help You Take The Best Shower Of Your Life

Soak yourself in happiness and efficiency.

The DIY Facial That Completely Transformed My Skin

It's not your basic wash, exfoliate, mask, and go.<p>I love getting facials. Even more than indulge in a relaxing massage, facial treatments are my absolute favorite thing to gift myself. Because I have two businesses and two babies, I'm rarely able to indulge in spa time. Instead, I've mastered the …

Skin Care

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Four days in Florence: an imperfect itinerary

People seem to fall more easily in love with Florence than Rome. This makes sense to me, logically. The city is a little less chaotic, it’s easy to …

The 12 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Alberta, Canada

Canada’s province of Alberta might be our favorite place in the country, with jaw-dropping scenery and picture-perfect landscapes around every …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

The 50 Most Romantic Weekend Getaways to Add to Your Travel List

Travel to any of these romantic destinations to light a fire in your relationship.<p>Nothing says romance quite like a weekend of sipping bourbon by the …

12 Great Places to Go In 2017 - and How to Do Them on a Budget

A year of great destinations.<p>Where should you go in 2017? For frequent travelers that need a little bit of inspiration, MONEY has mapped out the best …

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

35 Clean-Eating Dinners You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>You have a <i>ton</i> on your plate these days. On top of being …

Cooking

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Why would you pay a design agency upwards of $5,000 for one graphic design, when you can create your own visuals for next to nothing?<p>Many startups and new entrepreneurs understand the value of using visuals in their marketing strategy, but how many people are actually going to throw five grand at a …

17 Brilliant Ideas That Will Inspire You To Actually Pack Your Lunch

Make the second meal of the day as important as the first.

Tools That Will Make You Feel Like You Have a Personal Assistant

Use these apps and tools to achieve the perks of a personal assistant, without putting one on the payroll<p>One of the perks of achieving a high level of success in the corporate world (or of being a celebrity, I suppose) is being paired with a capable assistant who helps manage the most pressing, …

A Crash Course on Retinol—and the Products Your Skin Needs ASAP

If you have yet to discover the transformative properties of retinol, prepare to have your world (and skincare routine) forever changed. Whether …

Updated: Here Are The Sites I’m Using For My Summer School “Virtual Classroom”

<b>NOTE: I have added ReadWorks to both Work History and U.S. History – see “ReadWorks Digital” Came Online Today & It Looks Great!</b><p>I’ve written a lot …