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A Study of 1 Million Teenagers Reveals This Much Screen Time a Day Leads to the Happiest Kids

And it might be longer than you think.<p>Think your teenager would be happier if he or she spent no time texting, using social media, or playing games on phones or tablets?<p>Granted, this study shows that adolescents who spent more time on social media, the internet, texting, etc., and less time on …

Parenting

How I Beat Anxiety Into Submission Every Single Day

The struggle is real for millions of people across the world, but anxiety doesn't have to control your life.<p>My dad was dying of cancer. I had a year to prepare for the inevitable, but when he passed away, it still hit me like a ton of bricks. I was an only child and very close to my father my …

Depression

Why Heartbreak Hurts—and How to Fix It

It all comes down to your identity—or what you think your identity is.<p>Breaking up is hard. <i>Really</i> hard. After the boxes of Kleenex, morosely stalking …

Social Media

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

The 7 Cheapest Franchises on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

Seven inexpensive franchises you can buy for less than $5,000.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor, Contributed Content<p>Starting a business isn't cheap. You have to worry about all sorts of costs, from finding a location and hiring employees to more mundane things like buying supplies and paying …

Entrepreneurship

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait

Enhance relationships, have great conversations, think creatively, and problem-solve better.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Self-improvement

How to Keep Your Family and Friends From Snooping on Your Laptop and Phone

Many of us are more security savvy than ever when it comes to our phones and laptops, but there’s one threat you might not be protecting against—the …

Information Systems

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant

Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American health care industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons.<p>Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan …

Jeff Bezos

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Being Comfortable With Discomfort Leads to Growth. Here Are 3 Easy Ways to Build Your Confidence

This universally desired feeling is what's slowing your personal growth and preventing innovation.<p>"If I am comfortable, then I am part of the problem." This is a quote that has stuck with David Taylor, CEO of P&G ever since he first moved to Cincinnati (where P&G is headquartered). Taylor …

Self-improvement

5 Ways Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Reed Hastings Inspire Their Employees to Innovate

Leaders need to foster a culture of learning that keeps the spirit of innovation alive within the workplace.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>While the initial …

Employment

R is a programming language that's super hot right now and you can learn it with this online class

Even if you don't work with software, you've probably heard of the programming language "R" at some point. If not, now you've officially heard of the …

Living in the Moment Is Challenging—Here's How an Expert Says You Can Do It

It seems as though a wave of interest in mindfulness and meditation has swept over the U.S. and other Western countries in recent years. Yoga remains …

Mindfulness

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

Happiness

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

Comedy

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Build Daily Habits that Support Your Goals | Copyblogger

Last month, I wrote about how a goal-oriented approach to using technology can help you become more focused and productive.<p>Using that guidance, I’ve …

Productivity

The Best Day Jobs For Creative Writers - Writer's Relief, Inc.

Creative writing is certainly fulfilling: It allows you to express your innermost thoughts and share them with (hopefully) the world. But let’s face …

Creative Writing

The Right Way To Share Your Short Story Online

Submitting your short story to literary journals is the tried-and-true method of getting your work published and in front of your audience. But with …

Social Media

How To Self-Edit Your Book And Avoid Common Story Mistakes With Harry Dewulf

<b>How to avoid the common mistakes of first-time authors, plus self-editing tips. Today’s interview with Harry Dewulf will help improve your book.</b>In …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

A 5 Step Process to Help you Have Hard Conversations

Most of us are terrible at having the harder conversations, having a process to follow really helps.<p>If you are constantly feeling stressed out and angry because other people are letting you down it's time to do something about it. Most of us will do anything to avoid a difficult conversation. I …

Self-help

If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want, the Answer is Simple: Jump

You want to do something different. But you feel stuck and don't know where to start. Fortunately, there's a solution.<p>I've never met anyone who wanted to make a change -- who wanted to do something different with their lives, either professionally or personally -- who felt they made that change too …

Self-improvement

The 25 most influential books ever written about business

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Warren Buffett — arguably the most skilled investor of our time — said reading 500 pages a day was the key to success, because "that's how …

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Creativity

Why do my friends all seem to have more money than I do?

<b>It seems like I’m falling behind my friends financially. They take nicer vacations and drive more expensive cars than mine. How am I really doing</b> …

Personal Finance

The 'neck rule' could tell you if you're ill enough to skip your workout — here's how it works

When you're ill, working out might be the last thing on your mind. The thought of training and getting sweaty and exhausted might not be high on your agenda, because you'd rather be snuggled under a blanket.<p>On the other hand, some people can't wait to get back to the gym. Some research shows that …

Exercise