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15 Summer Activities For Kids That Will Make Them Forget All About the TV

For kids, Summer is pure, uninterrupted freedom. The warm weather, sunny skies, and blissful few months off from school pave the way for an endless amount of adventures. But for some parents, Summer can be a bit overwhelming as you try to plan activities to make sure kids get outside, stay active, …

6 Things Business School Won't Teach You About Entrepreneurship

For MBAs, starting a business can become the scene of the accident, where theory and education collide with facts and reality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business school won’t teach you everything you need to know about starting and running a successful business. I …

Entrepreneurship

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

Body Fat

Lack of Work-Life Balance Is Killing Your Happiness. Here's What You Should Do About It

A lot of people don't like their jobs, but here's something they can do about it.<p>Here's a true fact of running a business: Some people on your team are keeping something from you. It's not that they aren't who they say they are, or that they're not doing their jobs. The secret is that many of them …

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

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What "Introvert" and "Extrovert" Really Mean

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out to dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Criticism is Good For You and Here’s Why!

Everything you need to know about making criticism work FOR you instead of against you.<p>You may think it is absurd to say that criticism could be good …

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Note-Taking

Take This Quiz to Figure Out How to Be Happier at Work

We all want to be happy on the job, but what does that actually mean? Is it just being satisfied in your job? Does it mean having fun at work? Are we happy when working conditions are good, our days are enjoyable, and our nights are worry-free?<p>All of these things matter, of course, but there’s more …

9 Keto Recipes That Give You a Good Dose of Healthy Fats

We all have our indulgences. Whether it comes in a bread basket, drenched in syrup, or covered in cheese, we all have that comforting recipe that, …

10 Of The Most Important Questions Parents Need To Ask Their Children

Parents often ask me how they can connect and converse more with their children. These 10 focussed questions will stimulate conversations and develop …

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

By Mia Geiger<p>Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the …

Parenting

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Emotional Intelligence

Everything you need to know about armpit detox

Armpit detoxification can help the body rid itself of toxins that have built up on the skin. It may also help to reduce the capacity of sweat glands …

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Parenting

The 9 Characteristics Of People Who Get Promoted

When I talk to my personal branding clients about their career goals, one regular topic of enthusiastic discussion is getting promoted to a more senior role. Being promoted is one of the most important milestones in an upwardly mobile career path, yet promotions aren’t guaranteed. In fact, they …

Self-improvement

The Suitable Sleeping Position for 9 Different Health Problems

<b></b>A good night sleep is one of the most important things when it comes to people’s health.<p>Commonly, every human sleep on average from 7 to 9 hours per …

Sleep

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Sleep

Revive Your Thyroid With the Paleo Diet's Tasty 'Cavewoman-Style' Meals

Is your thyroid making you fat? Does your thyroid feel stuck in low gear? Then one doctor has an easy thyroid diet plan for you to try. His easy …

3 Key Elements to Effective Learning

It's a combination of these 3 factors.<p><i>How do people learn most effectively? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by David Rogier, CEO + Co-Founder MasterClass, on Quora:</b><p><b>Honest answer:</b> …

Teaching

'4-Hour Workweek' author credits a simple 3-step exercise with putting him on the path to success

There was a moment in 2004 when he reached a turning point, he said in the TED Talk he gave this April in Vancouver.<p>That year, a friend died of pancreatic cancer and the girlfriend Ferriss planned on marrying broke up with him. He spent virtually all of his time working on his nutritional …

The damaging effects of makeup on teens

Today’s American teens have an image to keep; and for many, that image includes masking their faces in makeup every day. In fact, some refuse to leave the house without it on. Unfortunately, makeup can have damaging effects on a teenager’s skin and even cause additional health woes.<p><b>Makeup-Induced</b> …

Skin Care

Here's how much you should be paying in rent — and how to spend less on housing

There's a classic rule: Don't pay more than 30% of your income in rent. But getting a decent place for that much is hard. About 38% of American …

Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your …