Brittany Larusson

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The Prettiest National Park in Each Canadian Province

Ah, the Great White North. The name conjures up images of stunning alpine peaks, dense forests, and icy waters. It's no secret that Canada is rich …

4 Tips to Help You Break Out of Your Breakfast Sandwich Routine

I would be highly surprised to find someone who doesn't like a breakfast sandwich of some kind. They are typically very easy to make and they don't …

How to have your healthiest birthday ever—for free

The best things in life are free, right? Happiness, love, rainbows— and, hey, the occasional coconut milk smoothie wouldn’t hurt.<p>While most of the …

The Friendly Way to Adapt Your Content Like a Flexible Yoga Instructor - Copyblogger

Restorative yoga is a gentle, passive practice that promotes relaxation in the body.<p>The other day at the start of my weekly restorative yoga class, …

10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You Had

In recent years, neuroscience has introduced a new way of thinking about our emotions. The scientists behind the latest brain-imaging studies say …

Watch as the world’s cities appear one-by-one over 6,000 years

Watch the rise of human cities, beginning with [arguably] the world’s first city in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.<p>Use the controls at the …

Skewers Are Back, and We Made Them Better Than Ever

We’re bringing skewers back, with crispy bacon ribbons, tender short rib bites, and more dipping sauces and bastes than you can shake a (long, pointed) stick at.<p>Fact: Last summer, nobody at <i>Bon Appétit</i> skewered. Why? Because when we think of skewers, we think of the thing that we’re most likely to …

BBQ

What to Do Before Writing a Blog

Writing a blog is a necessary part of any business’s marketing strategy in today’s business economy. Without a little bit of planning and forethought …

Writing

Prevent back pain like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you've experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It's one of the most common reasons for missing work, and according to a report recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 80% of us …

14 free online personality tests that'll help point you in the right direction

There's something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so …

Psychology

When Your Child Says "F*ck You": Managing the Unthinkable

As a practicing psychologist and a parent of 7- and 9-year-olds, I've seen a lot. I'm like most therapists who will say that very little surprises …

How Urban Farmers Can Earn $75,000 on 15,000 Square Feet

Two surprising things happened to Curtis Stone the year he decided to start Green City Acres, in Kelowna, British Columbia. First, he became a town …

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide to Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …

Time and Place Combinations: A Travel Destination for Every Month

I found that when you go is often just as important as where you go as the time of year you visit can make or break your trip. So from Verona to Budapest, Fraser Island to Maine, Reykjavik to the Douro Valley and beyond, below is a list of some of my favorite time and place combinations - a travel …

Northern Lights

“So Be It! See to It!” Writers’ Inspiring Manifestos to Themselves

This week, writers have been mesmerized by an unearthed piece of writing by beloved and brilliant novelist Octavia Butler, on display from the …

Books

Patti Smith, Umberto Eco, and Other Celebrated Contemporary Authors Offer Their Advice to Aspiring Writers

“Build a good name. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises, don’t worry about making a bunch of money… If you build a good name, eventually, that name will be its own currency.”<p>For several years, I’ve been compiling an evolving library of timeless advice on writing from more than one hundred …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

How to Change Your Office -- and Your Life -- for the Better

Gone are the days when annual health fairs for blood pressure checkups were enough. Today's definition of wellness encompasses body, mind and emotions, and companies are beginning to notice.<p><b>With practices like yoga and meditation in the spotlight for helping people find mind-body wellness, the</b> …

New York City

The case for the 32-hour workweek

Ryan Carson, the CEO of Treehouse realized something after he had kids. He realized that he only had an “18 year window” with his children and no …

Employment

Teaching is the New Marketing

Counter Culture Coffee<i>by Jeffrey Slater, {grow} Community Member</i>Of all the marketing strategies that professionals will embrace in 2016, I believe …

Emerging Trends in Customer Experience for 2016

2016 will be a year when many niche innovations in customer experience will become mainstream as consumers expect more out of their shopping …

Customer Experience

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

You Can’t Achieve Your Goals Without the Right Support

My son’s karate teacher recently asked his young students, “What’s the one thing you really want to improve on in the new year?” Hands shot up immediately, with responses like “Watch less TV!” and “Improve my karate form!” and “Work on my time management!” He asked each student to get more …

A Natural and Experiential Cycle of Learning

Given this era of learning where information is abundant and easily accessible, it is even more important than ever to help learners understand the …

What Is an Emotion? William James’s Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings

“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity.”<p><i>“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature,”</i> philosopher Martha Nussbaum wrote in her masterful treatise on the intelligence of the motions, <i>“they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of</i> …

11 Silent Budget Killers You Don't Notice

Do you feel like you're constantly going over budget, but can't figure out why? You might be victim to silent budget killers — those small expenses …

Personal Finance