Brittany Bauernschmitt

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How To Slow Down And Better Appreciate Your Life's Every Day Moments

How you can stop chasing time even with your busy, fast paced life, so you can enjoy things more. It isn't easy, but here are a few things I've done that have worked.<p>Finding work-life balance feels like the search for the Holy Grail. I'm looking really hard, but it's elusive. Successful …

Work-life Balance

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life

Can't hire a coach to help you improve your life? Watch these 10 TED talks instead.<p>Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to …

TED Talks

I Have 15 ideas to Change Your Life—Do You Have Five Minutes?

I’m the last person to say that life is easy. I don’t think that’s the case at all. But there’s one thing I’ve learned in recent years that changed …

Should you and your partner combine finances? 3 common money mistakes — and how to talk about them

Talking about money or financial topics can be a conversational minefield. Even asking someone what they do for a living, if done the wrong way, may …

Personal Finance

Meditation & Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Tips for the Perfect Night of Sleep

By the time you get ready to go to bed, you check your clock and realize it’s way later than you realized. You jump into bed, and then you find that …

6-Ingredient No-Bake Caramel Tarts

These will be melting in your mouth.<p>Servings: 20<p>24 chocolate cream cookies<p>4 tablespoon butter, melted<p>1½ cup sugar<p>½ cup water<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>½ teaspoon vanilla<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>6 ounces dark chocolate<p><b>Topping</b><p>Sea salt<p>1. Place cookies into plastic bag and smash until fine crumbles form, or use a food …

Amazon's Best-Selling Beauty Products May Surprise You

We’ve heard about some dark nights down an Amazon K-hole — and even experienced a few ourselves. You know what we're talking about: You start surfing …

5 must have tools to work smart, and not just hard

In today’s world, hard work itself is not enough to get things done. You need to combine hard work with smart work to become more productive.<p>Looking …

5 TED Talks to Listen to on Fridays

Want to start your weekend off on the right foot? Make some time to listen to one (or all!) of these inspiring and interesting TED Talks.<p>You did it--you finally made it to the end of the workweek. Want to end things on a high note and head into the weekend with a fresh perspective?<p>Watch one (or, if …

TED Talks

3 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Have a MUCH Happier Marriage

What you do every single day when you interact with your partner is either helpful—or not helpful—in creating a happy marriage.<p>You are either doing things that support what you (and your husband or wife) want or that keep happiness from you.<p>Maybe that’s oversimplifying things...<p><i>But keeping things</i> …

Happiness

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Stanford University

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Positive Thinking

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …

Teaching