Christie Dorsey

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The Unbelievable Way We Finally Cut the Clutter in Our Playroom (Without Yet Another Organizer)

We bought a new shelf for our girls’ cluttered playroom and set it up only to realize, instantly, that while it was now loaded with neat stacks of …

Kids

The 12 Steps to Happiness That You Create (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know what makes me happy? Learning.<p>I love understanding how the universe works, what makes people do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives me deep satisfaction. That's why I felt quite pleased with the …

Happiness

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

CEO says every entrepreneur should read this 259-year-old book on wealth

Before co-founding medical billing start-up Eligible in 2011, Katelyn Gleason was waiting tables in New York City while trying to break into the …

Success

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

36-year-old retiree: Saving money doesn't get you rich—here's what does

In 2014, Steve and Courtney Adcock decided to get serious about their savings. They cut back on their day-to-day expenses, downsized and started …

Retirement

Why we need to live with less [Infographic]

Americans have more stuff and more space for that stuff than ever before. Is it possible to scale back?<p><i>This infographic provided courtesy of Masters</i> …

Infographics
Time Management
Time Management

The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

I moved this summer. Before packing, I did some decluttering, and took a lot of books to the used book store. And what I got rid of were my simple …

Minimalism

I'm 27 and I've saved $200,000 — here are the 7 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

When I was 16 years old, I hung up my hard hat after another brutal day digging ditches under the Texas sun. That day was special, because it was payday, and I'd finally have enough money to pass $500 in my bank account.<p>By the time I was 18, that $500 had grown enough to start investing in the …

Personal Finance

These 5 Financial Apps Will Help You Save Thousands Of Dollars Every Year

Being from the 21st century and a part of the millennial era, virtually everything is going mobile. Whether it’s getting a lift on the countless ride sharing apps like Uber, making a late night dinner reservation or ordering lunch to be delivered straight to your door, and even booking a last …

Personal Finance

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free | Inc.com

One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees you to live.<p>Steve Jobs said it best in his …

Motivation

The voice told me to end my life: This love quieted the voices better than any pill

When he met me, I took one pill to quiet the voices. Now it is our marriage that tethers me to what is real<p>I have schizoaffective disorder, a cousin of schizophrenia where my symptoms of delusions and hallucinations manifest for me in times of anxiety or depression. My husband James was aware of …

Mind

Kids heading to high school? Here’s when to take control and when to let go.

Parenting through transitions is tough, especially when you’re not sure how much to let go in that next stage. That may not be more true than when your child moves to high school.<p>As middle school and college admissions experts, our knowledge bookends some of your child’s most transformative years. …

Parenting

Dad's Viral Note to His Daughters' Future Boyfriends Is a Must-Read

Give it up for this amazing father, who put his own spin on the memes we see everywhere regarding dads' attitudes towards their daughters' boyfriends.<p>We've all seen the memes, the T-shirts, the bumper stickers from dads of daughters. They say things like "guns don't kill people, fathers with pretty …

Parenting

All Successful People Do This One Thing (and You Should Too)

In a world where everything is traveling at a rapid pace, anything that promises to enhance our productivity is welcomed with open arms. But while …

Success

The One Set of Skills Every Leader Needs (but Many Lack) | Inc.com

The answer varies widely depending whom you ask. Whether you're talking to researchers or practitioners, there's not a lot of consensus. But there's one trait that most agree can mark the difference between a good leader and a great leader.<p>Strangely enough, it's also a skill that many leaders …

Leadership

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage? Here's What 1,500 Happy Couples Have to Say | Inc.com

What does it take to have a happy marriage that stays happy over several decades? It turns out there are some clear answers to that question.<p>Mark Manson is a blogger and entrepreneur who's best known as the author of bestseller <i>The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck</i>. He's also a newlywed, having gotten …

Self-esteem

'You are amazing. You will go on to achieve great things' - Mum's emotional letter to young son with Asperger's and ADHD

A mother has written an emotional letter to her young son with Asperger's and ADHD, in which she tells him that they "fight for him" everyday.<p>The …

20 Parents' Helpful Tips For Raising Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorder

“Autistic children can learn anything and do anything with practice and patience. Don't give up on them.”<p>Oh, a quick note: Autism spectrum disorder will mean something different for each kid, parent, and family. And not all of these tips will be useful for everyone, so take whatever you think is …

Autism

17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

If you want to be successful, dropping some of your bad habits is a good way to start.<p>No matter how much you want something, sometimes only the …

Relationship Advice for Autistic and Aspergers girls

Autism and Anxiety Girl

Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Aspergers/High-Functioning Autism symptoms in a girl

A teen with autism tells you what it's really like

These 10 low-cost franchises can make you rich

If you have ever wanted to be your own boss, it might not take as much money to start a successful business as you think.<p>Franchise Business Review, …

Real Estate

A beautiful mind

Cover Story<p><b>There are many people, even inside the Kathmandu valley, who aren’t aware of how disabling mental disorders can be.</b><p>Pushpa KC* was 20 years …