Cindy Knuteson

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Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

Education

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

My 102-Year-Old Grandma's Chicken Broth Recipe

My grandma who is just about to turn 103 is as sharp as a tack and can still sniff out a stock cube at one hundred paces. Her cooking is very traditional and one of her mainstays in the kitchen is home-made broth. When I was healing my gut I ate this recipe constantly and still do.<p>Many supermarket …

Scrappy Throw Patterns

Chocolate Sparkle<p>Taupes, browns, and other neutrals give timeless appeal to a classic quilt.<p>Spring Celebration<p>The lap quilt features easy-to-piece …

Quilting

5 Tips to Use Evernote For Academic Achievement

There are a lot of tools in the Evernote App Center that can help you achieve academic success. Here’s a few to check out:<p><b>ReferenceMe</b> makes academic …

Tech Tips for Teachers Ebook

Looking for new ways to integrate or manage technology in your classroom? Based on what I learned at a convention earlier in the year, I decided to …

How to beat procrastination – 6 simple tips

Procrastination is a habit common to many people. Surely you have catch yourself postpone important tasks again and again! Many people are shifting …

Procrastination

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard the expression “work smarter, not harder” before, but what does that mean exactly? When your inbox is packed, there's a giant stack on your desk and the phone keeps ringing, how are you supposed to get it all done smarter?<p>The …

Five Minutes with Michelle Goldsmith of PCA Skin

<i>We catch up with Michelle Goldsmith, international educator for PCA Skin.</i><p><b>Tell us about your beauty-career-to-date and why you chose that path?</b><br>As a …

A Surprising but Effective Way to Figure out What Someone Really Thinks

Over the weekend, I was trying to remember something I’d read in Tyler Cowen’s book, <i>Discover Your Inner Economist: Using Incentives to Fall in Love,</i> …

5 Techniques You Should Practice Every Morning For A Productive Day

The few simple tricks listed here can get your energy flowing first thing in the morning, and keep you focused for the rest of your day.

Energy

How I Learned To Stop Comparing Myself To Others, And Love My Own Ideas

That last bragging tweet by a talented so-and-so got you down? Jealous of a competitor’s Facebook status update? It’s time to step away from the social media, forget about forces you can’t control, and concentrate on only one thing: being the best you realistically can be.<p>When I first started my …

What If I Told You There's No Such Thing as Failure? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>We live in a world in which we’ve been taught that we’re constantly being judged.</b><p>From the moment we begin to understand language we’re taught that …

5 Benefits of Speaking Less and Listening More

One of the most common complaints in the workplace (and even at home) is a failure to communicate effectively.<p>Oftentimes, people are quite vocal …

20 Fun Things to Do This Weekend On a Budget

The weekend’s here and you’re thinking about your plans. Here are <b>20 fun things</b> to do this weekend. This list has ideas for everyone, from the …

Tea House

19 Motivational Quotes from Albert Einstein

Are you in the mood for some <b>motivational quotes from Albert Einstein</b> today? If you’re into motivation and inspiration, then you should be!<p>It’s likely …

7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing | Inc.com

The older I get, the faster time flies. A month seems to go by like a day. It's hard to fathom that half the year is gone and I am already busy helping clients assess their Q1 and Q2 accomplishments. Some of my clients are ahead of schedule; others are a little behind. Of course, I know of many …

Brainstorming

(Infographic) The Top 10 Regrets In Life By Those About To Die

Last year we shared with you <i>The Top</i> <i>5</i> <i>Regrets Of The Dying</i>. We were inspired by <i>Bronnie Ware</i> who originally created the article so we decided to …

The Best Ways to Apologize When You Screw Up At Work or At Home

After promising your boss you would complete an important assignment on time, you realize you're behind and it's going to be late. You …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously | Inc.com

Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make it happen. In essence, I work to put others first, and to be more likeable, to end up …

Oprah Winfrey

Become 'Better Than Before' with the Power of Intent

All of us suffer from something. It could be as simple as an irritating or unhealthy habit like nail biting, jaw clinching, or smoking, to more …

Don't Let Anyone or Anything Dim Your Inner Light

<b>“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain</b><p>I was born with it. I know I was. There was a light …

The World’s Largest Repository of Free Online Learning Tutorials | The Rapid E

Here’s a common scenario. Someone emails and asks about an elearning tutorial I have on the blog. It’s not always easy to find the specific tutorial …

Education Technology