Brandon Elliott

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11 Little Ways To Focus On Your Own Self-Improvement

Even if your life is going swimmingly, there is always room to focus on self-improvement. But this never more so the case than when your life has …

50 Ways to Feel Better About Yourself Right Now

When you're feeling down, turn things around with a few tips and tricks for thinking about things differently. No need to wallow when there are quick and simple ways to feel better about yourself. Feeling down can be triggered by a bad hair day, not being able to get over a mistake, or waking up 10 …

Self-help

The 5 Best Meal Prep Foods (That Last All Week)

There are few better ways to kick-start a healthy eating habit than by dedicating one day each week to meal prep. Given the workweek, Sunday is a …

Heartbroken? A Psychology Coach Says to Do This One Thing After a Breakup

No matter how long or short you've been in a relationship with someone, breakups are never easy. After all, you entered the partnership for a reason, …

Treating Anxiety Without Using Prescription Medications

Many alternative therapies are safe and effective treatments of anxiety<p><b>Anxiety: an overview</b><i><br>Generalized anxiety</i> is a chronic condition characterized …

Panic Attacks

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 10 Essential Keys to Mindful Living (Without Any BS)

Mindful living has a simple goal: Do more things mindfully. There’s nothing more to it.<p>But, just because something is simple doesn’t mean that it’s …

A Green Beret explains how the average person can learn mental toughness without joining the military

Mental toughness is, as inferred, a state of mind. An average person can develop this without being part of the military.<p>Mental toughness is resilience, an ability to stick to something regardless of obstacles, to be goal oriented, to be always trying to improve, to be dependable and consistent.<p>I …

Special Forces

3 Strategies to Nail Before You Launch Your Social-Media Campaign

Planning and metrics are key to any successful marketing effort, yet many entrepreneurs rush into the social conversation with little idea of what they hope to accomplish.<p>When I talk to small-business owners, they often tell me they're “doing” social-media marketing. I’m always glad to hear this, …

Marketing

Is Your Professional Mask Limiting The Quality Of Your Relationships?

I’ll never forget my first business card.<p>I’d just started my first “real” job out of college and was asked to complete a purchase order for business cards and the company database. Despite the fact that no-one ever called me Margaret, I listed it as my first name. I somehow thought that Margaret …

Sam Smith

5 things to never ask two women getting married to each other

My fiancé Katy and I are getting married in March 2018 and I couldn’t be more excited about it. And we’re lucky that our friends and family are just …

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York: The Power of Storytelling In Documentary Photography

How does an out of work, amateur photographer manage to acquire a following of 18 million people and publish two best-selling books? “Through a lot …

New York City

'My boyfriend seems distracted during sex - is he attracted to someone else?'

<b>Every time that my partner and I have sex I get the feeling that he is not enjoying it. His body language and the facial expressions seem off. I worry that he is thinking about the famous person he fancies. Ever since he had told me about his crush, I have noticed his obsession - looking at her on</b> …

23 Ways To Be There For A Partner Who's Going Through It

It doesn't have to be something huge to make a difference.<p><i>Keep in mind that while you could potentially do a lot to help your partner through the tough times and maybe even help manage their symptoms, mental health is incredibly complex. Be sure to reach out to a professional if you or a loved one</i> …

How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive …

Kitesurfing

Michigan civil rights panel: Flint water crisis rooted in 'systemic racism'

The Flint drinking water crisis has its root causes in historical and systemic racism, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission said Friday in a hard-hitting report that calls the public health catastrophe " a complete failure of government" and recommends a rewrite of the state's emergency manager law …

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Transform Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard (III)

Part three in our <i>5 Great Hip Hop Albums You Have Never Heard</i> series futures five dope albums released between 1997 and 2000. In the last years of the …

Dating Burnout Is Totally a Thing, and Here's How to Fix It

Every year Match releases a "Singles in America" survey that gives insight into the thoughts and feelings of single people across the country. And every year we’re blown away by the findings—this year included. Among other things, the survey found that a whopping 54 percent of women felt dating …

What Is The Universe's Third Most Common Element?

In the earliest stages of the Universe, it was too hot to form neutral atoms or even atomic nuclei, as they’d immediately be blasted apart by a collision. By time the Universe had expanded and cooled enough that we could form stable nuclei, things were sparse enough that we wound up with 75% …

Universe

How to Deal With Jealousy in a Relationship

Our sex educator gives her top tips.<p><i>Welcome to "Ask a Sex Educator," a weekly series where renowned sex educator Lena Solow will be answering all of your questions about the tough stuff — sexuality, gender, bodies, STDs, pregnancy, consent, pleasure, and more.</i><p><i>How do I deal with feeling jealous when</i> …

Have Anxiety? A Therapist Recommends Picking Up This Hobby

Anxiety is an indiscriminate disorder, affecting some 40 million adults in the United States, or a whopping 18% of the population. What's worse, only …

3 Questions That You Should Regularly Ask Yourself That Can Transform Your Life

Start with "Where am I"? and "Where do I want to be"?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asking great questions regularly can drastically transform your life in many amazing ways. Doing this also encourages you to pause and think more deeply. What's more, asking the right …

Motivation

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Motivation

5 Best Meeting Practices Every Leader Should Follow | Inc.com

A recent article in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> reported on an international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which shows that professionals, executives and business owners in the U.S. and 36 other countries now work a whopping 72-hour week.<p>The study went …

Leadership

For Honor Review

One of the most complete and flexible melee combat systems I've ever experienced.<p>For Honor’s combat is the kind of brutal melee I always wanted, but …

Iron Age Potters Carefully Recorded Earth's Magnetic Field — By Accident

About 3,000 years ago, a potter near Jerusalem made a big jar. It was meant to hold olive oil or wine or something else valuable enough to send to the king as a tax payment. The jar's handles were stamped with a royal seal, and the pot went into the kiln.<p>Over the next 600 years, despite wars …

Earth Science

How to Cut Back on Digital Clutter and Regain Your Focus

I spend most of my day on a computer. When I’m not working I spend my spare time programming or blogging. When I take a break I spend it looking at …

Productivity

Meet Kohh, Japan’s most enigmatic rap star

26-year-old rapper and artist Kohh endured a brutal upbringing – a father who committed suicide, a mother addicted to meth, his home in an area blighted by violence and drugs – yet it’s a childhood that, on a superficial narrative level, could be familiar to anyone with an interest in US hip hop. …

Blade Runner

3 Simple Ways to Sharpen Your Mental Focus

Corporate coach Chris Majer explains how a simple breathing technique can improve your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing easy about being an entrepreneur. When you own a business, all of the weight is on your shoulders. You are responsible …

Entrepreneurship

Does your girlfriend suffer from depression? Lay on the love—for your benefit and hers.

If you prefer to work through a rough patch on your own, it's easy to assume your girlfriend feels the same. After all, few people want to have an …