Ann Tanaka

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The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

27 books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Can reading fiction literally change your mind?

If you are committed to the pleasures of reading you may be pleased to discover that there is evidence to suggest that reading fiction is good for …

Psychology

How Do You Write a Novel? Learn the Rules. Then Break Them.

It's tempting to believe that novelists who have already published books know "the secret." But every novel, whether it's your first or fifteenth, poses different challenges. Even the most experienced writers get stuck in dark alleys and thorny woods as they lose their way.<p>I'm about to publish my …

Ten Outstanding Books to Read This Summer and Beyond

A brilliant work of fiction should stay with you long after reading its closing chapter. So is the case with the following books, hand-picked by the …

This Successful Hair Salon Owner Knows Something Most Entrepreneurs Have Backwards

What if you looked at your employees like a Hair Salon owner does? How would you treat your employees differently?<p>James and Astrid Rawlinson are the owners of Salon 21 in Orem, Utah. Last week, I happened to be in Utah and needed a haircut. I was lucky enough to have James cut my hair.<p>When I found …

Employment

5 Yoga Poses To Do Tonight That Will Help You Ace Tomorrow

Because a good day starts with a good night 🌚<p>After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your thoughts are racing and your body is tense, getting high-quality, restorative sleep may seem impossible.<p>Enter …

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

Why PD Matters So Much for PBL Teachers

<i>“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”</i><p>Ultimately, I learned how to ride a bike by getting up the guts to hop on …

Pedagogy

10 Gorgeous Works of DIY Art That You Can Eat

Ever wondered what Van Gogh might have designed for breakfast? Or what types of chocolate confections or dessert mashups Monet might have created to satisfy his sweet tooth? And we can only imagine the gorgeous edible flower recipes Georgia O’Keeffe would’ve whipped up. Look no further — we’ve …

Memorial Day Cookout: 16 Recipes for a Foolproof Feast

It seemed like Memorial Day would never come, but the unofficial start of summer is finally here! Celebrate with a foolproof feast. Whether your hosting a backyard BBQ or taking a dish to a potluck, these grilling recipes, summery salads and simple sweets have you covered.<p><b>1. Raspberry Lemonade</b><p>Made …

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …