Aubrey Taylor

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50 Writing Tips From My 15 Years As An Author

One of the questions I’m asked on a daily basis is some form of, “I want to become an author. Can you help?” There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years—both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

Writing

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Children's Illustrator Presents Random Fun Facts as Whimsical Drawings

Did you know that scientists have merged jellyfish and feline DNA to create glow-in-the-dark cats? Did you know that the average lead pencil can draw a line 35 miles long? How about the fact that a snail can sleep for up to three years at a time? Using these interesting fun facts and more, …

Work out at home: easy exercises to try in 2016

Photograph: James Drew Turner<p>Part one.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/4678faa4cbbda5e98c9c527a0f417748b4317e1a/0_0_2559_1536/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: James Drew Turner<p>Part two.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/14de574a61cb21fed854c701869f603b61f57cf7/0_0_2559_1536/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: James …

Handy

12 easy ways to wake up earlier in the morning

It's not like you did anything more taxing than watching Netflix last night, but rough mornings like these are becoming far too common — and they're taking a serious toll on your morning productivity.<p>The thing is, waking up doesn't <i>have</i> to be so hard. With the help of Nancy Rothstein, an adjunct …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

10 Truths Grounded Leaders Tell Themselves Each Day

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When no one is around, I can vouch for the fact that leaders do talk to themselves. During those conversations with ourselves, we may be assessing an issue, thinking of a solution or seeing how a response should be best …

Motivation

16 Gorgeous Poems That Can Help You Cope With Your Depression

"I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul."

New Research Proves The Hidden Inequality Within The Gender Wage Gap

In a new state-by-state analysis, the gender wage gap is a stark reminder of how inequality affects female heads of households.<p>The gender wage gap is complicated. Most people have heard that women make, on average, 77¢ for every dollar that a man in the same job earns. That number comes from U.S. …

Demographics

How To Make Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Even Better than Starbucks

<b>Heat the pumpkin and spices.</b> Heat the pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and a generous helping of black pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat, …