Brittany Smith

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Our Best Organizing Tricks of All Time

Identify Obstacles<p>Start at the root—think about what is keeping you from staying neat. We have found that it’s often the spot where you are storing …

Why You're About To Be Obsessed With Aloe Vera for Your Hair

Raise your hand if you have a bottle of green aloe in your fridge at this very moment. Same<i>.</i> We’re a fan of slathering on the super chilled salve …

Meet the woman leading a plastic-free zero-waste life who doesn't even own a rubbish bin - Cornwall Live

Meet the woman who has embarked on a life-changing project to drastically cut down on the amount of rubbish she throws away.<p>Rather than hefting out a …

Meal Planning Tips From a Mom of Four Who's Also an Instagram Fitness Guru

Healthy eating has become a minefield of dos and don’ts: <i>Do make sure you’re getting enough protein, but don’t eat too much meat! Do eat two servings</i> …

How Writers Get Agents and Managers

One of the most difficult tasks ahead of aspiring screenwriters is finding representation. Agents in today’s screenwriting marketplace are so busy …

The Best Home-Based Tools for Self Myofascial Release

Self-myofascial release sounds like a complicated subject, doesn't it? And while everything that has to do with the body can get pretty complicated, …

Massage Therapy

Yoga Inversions for Beginners | A Step by Step Guide

<b>Trusting, letting go and turning things upside down often seems a little scary. But like most things once we conquer the initial fear and hesitation,</b> …

Writing is Innovation

As an idea, innovation is getting tossed around a lot in education lately.Anytime I see something accepted en masse, I get suspicious. I find it …

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The Workplace

5 Classic Off-Roaders More Affordable Than the New Range Rover

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We love scouring the internet for reasons to spend money we don’t have on cars we daydream about owning, and these are our picks this …

Eastern Coral Snake

About the Eastern Coral Snake<p>A bite from the notoriously venomous eastern coral snake at first seems anticlimactic.<p><b>Venom</b><p>There is little or no pain or swelling at the site of the bite, and other symptoms can be delayed for 12 hours. However, if untreated by antivenin, the neurotoxin begins to …

Just when the baby boomer is loving the empty nest, here’s the boomerang child... | Yvonne Roberts

For parents who have been enjoying the freedom of living child-free, now comes research to spoil it all<p>The bedrooms have been redecorated in grown-up colours, the 25-year-old soft toys chucked out, the washing machine is blissfully underused and, thanks to the apparent current raging addictions of …

Parents sinking some kids with their puffed-up praise, study finds

Moms and dads who bathe kids in exaggerated flattery to boost low self-esteem are stifling the very children they hope to elevate, a new study shows.<p>In experiments involving groups of about 1,000 adults and 500 children, scientists found that kids who self-identified as lacking confidence shied …

Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night

Over two days in early February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) convened an expert committee at its Geneva headquarters to consider the unthinkable.<p>The goal was to identify pathogens with the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, …

Disease

Why you should talk to your dog

It is known that talking to one's baby improves bonding between parent and child. Well, many pet owners view their pets as their own children, but …

Skin 101: What Those Brown Patches Actually Mean

Is there ever going to be a time when we’re not obsessing over something going on with our skin? If it’s not spots, it’s dryness, if it’s not …

5 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start Lifting Weights

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>You probably already know that hitting the weights at the gym …

The Genius Within review – a smart look at boosting our brains

David Adam explores the history of intelligence and ways to improve his own, raising timely questions<p>Which of us would not want to enhance our intelligence? Indeed, some ethicists, such as John Harris at Manchester University, argue that it is our duty to improve ourselves if we can, and in turn …

The Brain

15 Things Neurologists Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million …

10 Things ADHD Is—and 3 It Isn't

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of those mental health conditions that has become cultural shorthand in a pretty …

Mental Health

Self Publishing 101 - 5 Steps to Building a Successful Author Career

<b>Self Publishing 101:</b> 5 Steps to Building a Successful Author Career<p><i>By Mark Dawson</i><p><b>Now is the Time…</b><p>I’ll probably say it again before I have finished, …

20 Ways Not to Bore Your Readers

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

The Only Thing Creepier Than Déja Vu Is its Opposite, Dêjà Rêvé

It's like a dream, but you're wide awake.<p>Déjà vu is the phenomenon that a person experiences when they feel that they’ve experienced an event in …

8 Ways to Avoid Bullies at School

Every school in the country experiences some level of bullying within its four walls. And while a lot is being done to eradicate bullying and improve …

Sick of Cardio? These Transformations Will Make You Want to Start Lifting Weights ASAP

There is so much advice on how to lose fat and sculpt your body that it can be overwhelming when you're a fitness beginner. Should you focus on cardio alone, start squatting double your weight, or just jump head first into a life of CrossFit? The questions and corresponding answers are endless. …

Home remedies to get rid of yellow teeth

It is natural for a person's teeth to become less white as they age. Many people turn to home remedies to try to get rid of yellow teeth. But which …

Dentistry

The Endlessly Lonely Could Be Living With Unresolved Childhood Trauma

And when they do connect with others, the relationships they form aren't always constructive ones.<p>It seems that for many people these days, it's …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Here's Everything I Learned From Doing Morning Pages Every Day

Yes, you really do have to write them *by hand*. No, they aren't just for writers or even for Creative People. Yes, they are pretty great.

3 Strategies to Painlessly Free up Time and Get More Done

What juggling a growing tech company, grad school and a toddler taught me about how to efficiently manage time and priorities like a superhero.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're all wearing many hats and trying to fit multiple roles into a single 24-hour day. When …

Time Management