Charlotte Samways

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13 Ways to Develop Laser-Like Focus

Here are some surprising ways to help boost your focus and performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to be successful, you have to find strategies that will help you focus despite all of the distractions that prevent you from doing the task at hand. …

Time Management

22 Power Snacks Every Student Should Know About

Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p><i>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</i>

Healthy Eating

How many calories does sex burn? The best positions to help you get fit between the sheets

Getting fit can help you have a better sex life, but can having a better sex life help get you fitter?<p>There has been much research done over the …

Fitness

21 lessons for how to get the most out of life, from a guy who retired at 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began …

Happiness

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

41 Useful AF Products That'll Captivate Every Practical Person

I like to consider myself a minimalist (or an aspiring one, anyway), but I'm also regularly finding and writing about products that'll fascinate …

Shopping

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Healthy Eating

9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

Time Management

9 signs that you have a healthy diet even if it doesn't feel like it

These days, it can feel like we're constantly bombarded with advertising and messaging about being healthy, which often includes only eating certain foods or following trendy diets that restrict entire food groups.<p>Traditional advertising paired with social media will have you think that eating a …

Diets

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an ingredient for success …

Time Management

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

20 Seriously Impressive Desserts You Can Make with Puff Pastry

When we want a dessert that’s easy and delicious, we look no further than our freezer. No, not ice cream (although rocky road <i>is</i> our weakness)—we’re …

Dessert

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

Exercise

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

The 34 Tastiest Snacks You'll Ever Eat in Your Life — and They're All Low-Carb!

Sometimes you just need a hearty snack to get you through the day. But to prevent feeling fatigued and dealing with brain fog, it's smart to choose nosh that will keep you energized and truly fuel your body. Whether you're trying to lose weight or you just want to maintain your mojo throughout the …

Healthy Eating

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Psychology

A pop-up restaurant in Zürich is serving food that was destined for the dump

Frau Gerolds Garten, the idiosyncratic restaurant and urban garden in Zürich, Switzerland, is set to take the fight against food waste to a whole new level in March with a pop-up event that will prevent food from heading to landfill.<p>During each week of the Rübis & Stübis event, an expert from …

Food

13 Simple Ways To Make People Love Talking To You

There are more subtle skills than just being a good listener.

15 irresistible desserts for your Easter celebration

Speckled Easter Egg Chocolate Cake<p>1 / 15<p>This show-stopping cake is worthy of the centrepiece spot on your Easter dessert table.<p>Chocolate Mousse …

7 High-Protein Coffee Shakes That Will Make Any Morning Better

You’re running late and know that breakfast will take too long to put together. So you just grab a cup of coffee and hit the road. Sure, you’ll get …

Healthy Eating

29 Traditional Indian Dishes The Whole World Should Know And Love

There's more to Indian cuisine than butter chicken.

Spices

13 Mini Comfort Foods That Are Perfect For a Crowd

It’s an indisputable fact: Everything is better when it’s bite-sized. These mini comfort foods are cute, they’re great for a crowd, and best of all, …

The 30 Healthiest Foods

Super Foods<p><i>Real Simple</i> asked the country’s top dietitians and nutritionists to tell us which superpowered ingredients we should be incorporating into …

15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.

Productivity

Chilaquiles

This is morning-after-your-party food. It even calls for day-old fried tortillas! They’re cooked in salsa roja, topped with fried eggs, pickled …

Quiz: Famous first lines—Can you guess who wrote them?

The first sentence of any novel is vital. It either draws the reader in with some question or mystery or, if not, the reader may move on to something …

6 steps towards overcoming social anxiety

Social anxiety is self-consciousness on steroids, but you can get to the point where it doesn't own you.<p>There’s no such thing as a fun office party or relaxed gathering in the world of social anxiety.<p>For millions of Americans, being around people is agony — a performance to get through while others …

Self-help