Cynthia Proctor

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25 horrible things that happen if you don't get enough sleep

In our 24/7 culture, sleep loss is a major problem. Back in 1942, we averaged almost 8 hours of sleep a night — now that's down to 6.8. (Seven to 9 …

Immune System

Archangels: God's Leading Angels

Who Archangels Are and What They Do<p>Archangels are the highest-ranking angels in heaven. God gives them the most important responsibilities, and they …

The time of day you apply for jobs could be the reason you're not getting interviews

If you've ever changed jobs before, you know that applying for a new one is a full-time gig in and of itself. But if you're firing off applications after work, you could be sabotaging your efforts.<p>According to an analysis of over 1,600 job applications from TalentWorks, applications received at …

Employment

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Doctors Swear By For Fat Loss

Anti-inflammatory foods not only protect you from major diseases and slow the effects of aging, they also help fight weight gain thanks to their …

How to Clean Makeup Brushes in Five Steps

We get it: Maintaining clean makeup brushes is one of those habits that's easy to let slip. It's a duty you know you probably <i>should</i> do, even though …

An evolutionary psychologist explains what happens inside our brain when we meditate and how that changes over time

Evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright explains what happens inside your brain when you sit to meditate and how it can change your perception of the outside world. Wright is the author of "Why Buddhism is True." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Robert Wright:</b> In real mindfulness meditation, …

Amazon's CEO Demands This 1 Thing in a Job Interview (and Most Do It Wrong) | Inc.com

In the early stages of the building of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to interview every job candidate himself.<p>Bezos believed each employee played a key role, so the quality of new hires was as crucial to the success of the business as the products it sold. As a result, Bezos was not only obsessed with …

Employment

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness | Inc.com

Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also intelligent, wealthy, and--you guessed it--unhappy.<p>He's …

Happiness

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look back I …

Best sleep gadgets

According to a recent study by the National Sleep Foundation, 45 percent of Americans are affected by poor or insufficient sleep. Needless to say, …

5 scientific reasons you should workout in the morning, even though it's clearly the worst

For some of us, waking up and getting out of bed every day requires a ton of effort. Snuggling under the sheets coupled with the satisfaction of …

The Experience of Mindfulness

I HAVE A natural fondness for any author who can pack penguins, the Stoics, and <i>Pokémon Go</i> into a single paragraph. The author in question is Thomas …

Top 7 Professional Skills Employers Look For

Top Skills Professionals Need for Workplace Success<p>Updated October 13, 2017<p>What does it mean to be a professional? What skills do professionals need …

11 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

How ever you choose to spend your hard days — working the grind, creating works of art, dancing all day — there’s nothing like returning to your home and taking a deep breath. But when you step through the front door and are faced with odors from the litter box, compost box, or piles of dirty …

How To Build A Successful Social Media Marketing Future

Long-term social media goals can pave the path for a successful future. In fact, according to Hubspot, social media marketing offers a 100-percent …

Public Relations

How Workers Under 30 Are Climbing the Ladder Differently

Younger women show high ambition, and young men and women share similar views on some gender-workplace issues<p>Recruiting manager Casey Miller noticed something different about the intern presentations at Enterprise Holdings Inc. this summer.<p>In previous years, the proceedings at the car-rental …

Recruitment

4 monumental principles to keep in mind when striving for success

If a person or fellow entrepreneur is trying to make their dreams a reality, they do this by working, and pushing, and learning, and planning, and enduring every obstacle they face, because they know it is getting them one step closer to where they want to be.<p>This is the mindset the book <i>Think and</i> …

The World's Largest Cruise Ship Has Been Revealed—Here's What to Expect

The most luxurious family vacation yet.<p>The world's largest cruise ship has been revealed, and it's unlike any of its predecessors. Royal Caribbean announced this week that it'll launch the biggest cruise ship to date, <i>Symphony of the Seas,</i> in April 2018, reports <i>The Telegraph</i>.<p>The ship will take the …

The Best New Foundations You Haven't Tried Yet

Go ahead: Quiz me on the hydration benefits of hyaluronic acid, the correct way to combine glycolic acid and retinol without enraging your skin …

"Bedroom Plants" Are Just What You Need to Sleep Better at Night

They might also help prevent colds and allergies.<p>This spring, everyone was obsessing over "shower plants," which can help keep your bathroom clean. But the benefits of house plants don't end there. Now, more and more people on Pinterest are putting plants (whether hanging or potted) in their …

Everything You Need in Your Anti-Aging Skincare Starter Kit

Navigating anti-aging skincare shelf as a newbie can feel like a trip to the the Upside-Down, in <i>Stranger Things</i> terms. Nothing really makes sense, …

I Use This App 3 Times a Day to Calm the Hell Down

I am not the type of person one would ever refer to as "zen."<p>I get worked up over things that are probably irrational, I linger too hard on the …

How One Entrepreneur Found Lasting Success By Focusing on 3 Basic Business Principles

A single-minded focus on revenue can blind you to how badly your business is really doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From the outside, a successful entrepreneur’s career is often made to look like lightning in a bottle. Hopeful leaders and young professionals with …

Can cutting dairy *really* fix all of your skin issues?

Yes, your cheese intake could be in jeopardy, here.<p>Talk to anyone who has ever been on a diet for more than five seconds and you’ll discover two things: 1. that you deserve a trophy for listening to someone talk about their diet for more than five seconds, and 2. that cutting out dairy magically …

3 common hair mistakes you’re making and how to fix them easily

Getting your hair right is a non-negotiable because suffering from a bad hair day, week or year is something no one should have to deal with. Which …

Skincare Secrets of the Original '90s Supers

Donatella Versace closed Milan Fashion Week with her spring/summer 2018 show with a tribute to the late Gianni Versace by reuniting five of the original 90s supermodels. Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Carla Bruni, and Helena Christensen all walked hand-in-hand behind Donatella …

It's Time to Revisit The Body Shop, Starting With These 14 Beauty Buys

If your last stop at The Body Shop was more than a couple of years ago, you've missed out on so much, and it may be time to rediscover that old …

9 Time-Saving Beauty Products That’ll Cut Your Morning Routine in Half

<i>This content originally appeared on People.</i><p>Let’s be real: Your smudged cat eye will never be an acceptable reason to be late to work or school. But …

Your 7-step guide to having supermodel skin

The only skincare routine you will ever need<p>It's not merely her angelic aesthetic that makes Rosie Huntington-Whiteley a beauty idol, the English …