Cheryl Stokes

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Mindlessly Every Day That Sabotage Their Success

Insidious habits could have you stuck in a rut. Break free by celebrating small wins and focusing on the big picture.<p>Would you sabotage your own success?<p>Not intentionally, of course. You wouldn't do obvious things, such as showing up late (or not at all), being too casual with clients, …

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

9 Social Media Tools You Can't Ignore If You Want More Leads

As a small business, you know generating leads through social media is getting harder with each passing year.And as brands perfect their strategies, …

Social Media

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

How To Prevent Stress, Depression, And Anxiety At Work

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>From blood pressure testing to gym membership and stop-smoking programs, you probably offer plenty of ways to help your staff stay …

Mental Health

Tipoon is a tiny pop-up camper that triples in size

If you’ve always wanted a full-featured camping trailer, but don’t happen to own a truck or SUV to pull one around, we may have found just the thing …

Deal Alert: Amazon’s Having a Big Sale on Sleeping Bags And Hammocks

Just in time for camping season, Amazon has a big sale on some great outdoor gear from Klymit.<p>Buy early in the season, or buy late — that’s the key …

Backpacking

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

Extreme Sports

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Self-awareness

5 Exercises That Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

You have an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day. That's 70,000 chances to build yourself up or tear yourself down.<p>If you call yourself names, doubt …

Self-help

Conquer distractions with this simple chart

Is the world more distracting? Sometimes it seems that way. With our digital devices buzzing, world events demanding our attention, and more things …

Self-improvement

Plant Doctor: How to Save a Dying Houseplant

You saw a plant you loved in a shop or nursery. You brought it home, and for months it warmed your heart. But then it started to decline. What are …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

workimprovement

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Guest Writer<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us …

Self-improvement

Walking Workout Schedule for Weight Loss

Following a schedule will help you be consistent when you are walking to lose weight, but it doesn't have to be the same old grind every day. It is …

Exercise

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

Dessert

How to lose weight through walking: 4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you tone

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance<p>Whether you consider yourself to be a hiker, daily dog-walker or a simple …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

21 Corgi Posts That You Should Send To Your Best Friend Immediately

"A corgi leading a conga line of pugs on an adventure."

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

Leadership

Send out the clowns: why are they losing popularity?

Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Corbis<p>Lest we forget: laying a wreath at the grave of Joseph Grimaldi in north London.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/3/1433330300404/d51480a7-46db-47fd-b7bd-dc4c03fbdd5b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Guy Corbishley/Corbis<p>Lest we forget: …

Lowestoft girl follows in father's footsteps as a clown

A five-year-old girl is taking to the stage for the first time as a clown as part of an international event.<p>Eve Davis, from Lowestoft, Suffolk, is following in the footsteps of her dad Andy, who has been a professional clown for 10 years, and her older sister Macey.<p>She is performing in the fourth …

Billy Graham, evangelist pastor and counselor to presidents, dead at age 99

Billy Graham, the charismatic North Carolina pastor who took his evangelizing crusades around the country and the globe, died on Wednesday morning, according to officials of his organization. He was 99.<p>Graham achieved a reach unlike any other evangelist, serving as a counselor or minister to a …

Billy Graham