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How I Got Unstuck

I was sitting in my tiny apartment, the one with the perfect natural lighting and warm-colored walls. The one that I took probably six months to …

Stressed Out? Three Tips to Build Resilience

Turn trauma into productivity and disappointment into wisdom.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful as an entrepreneur, you have to be resilient. If you can’t take getting rejected, knocked down and discouraged only to get up to try again, you are …

Self-help

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

7 strategies for raising confident girls in the Trump era

For girls, women and their allies who believe in gender equality, the presidency of Donald J. Trump marks a terrifying moment in modern American …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my …

Business Strategy

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

Magical Drawings Put Women in Conversation With Their Demons

Polly Nor targets her own volatile thoughts and mood swings by depicting a dark side of her psyche.<p>The devil and femininity have long been entangled. From Eve’s creation of original sin to <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>, women portrayed as satan are represented as the downfall of the good man. But one artist …

Music Videos

Gardening 101: Raspberry

Raspberry, <i>Rubus strigosus:</i> “The Welcome Rambler”<p>Raspberries should be re-classified as one of the seven wonders of the world. Native species of the …

100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

Infographics

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

These days it seems like most people have too much on their plate. Everyone complains about feeling overworked. So how do you tell your boss you simply have too much to do? No one wants to come across as lazy, uncommitted, or not a team player. How can you protect your image as a hard worker while …

Leadership

These 9 Foods Are Loaded With B-12, And Here's Why That Matters

Crucial stuff for this time of year.<p>This time of year, when the days are short and the weather is cold, we’re all looking for ways to summon more energy. Most people think of vitamin B-12 as a great source for that. While taking a supplement of B-12 won’t give you a boost of energy, a deficiency in …

How To (Finally) Quit Multitasking In These Five Daily Activities

You already know that multitasking is counterproductive, but are you sure you know how to stop?<p>Anytime you’re hunkering down at work to wrap up projects on a tight deadline, chances are you’re in full-on multitasking mode. You may think it transforms you into a to-do-list-tackling machine, but it …

Productivity

People Who Never Worry Have These 7 Habits in Common

When anxiety hits, it can feel like a freight train slammed into you and knocked the wind right out. Other times it's like a roller coaster made its …

Robots will destroy our jobs – and we're not ready for it

Two-thirds of Americans believe robots will soon perform most of the work done by humans but 80% also believe their jobs will be unaffected. Time to think again<p>The McDonald’s on the corner of Third Avenue and 58th Street in New York City doesn’t look all that different from any of the fast-food …

McDonald's

Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Tenjin Shrine (Kitano Tenjin engi emaki) | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

An ancient Shinto belief that the unpredictable, calamitous forces of nature are animated by tormented human spirits (onryō) underlies the legendary …

PERFECT DEPTH OF FIELD in AFTER EFFECTS TUTORIAL

January 8, 2017, Adobe After Effects Tutorials, 424 views<p>► Learn how to get the perfect fake depth of field in adobe after effects! ( cc 2017 but …

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

Productivity

The mystical poet who can help you lead a better life

The 14th-Century Persian poet Hafiz’s work is not just very beautiful – it is useful too. Hafiz can teach us how to get the most out of our lives, writes Daniel Ladinsky.<p>Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz (c. 1320-1389) is one of the most beloved poets of the Persians, and is considered by many – from …

Spirituality

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

Essential reading: nine experts on the books that inspired them

From film to philosophy, from music to history and economics, masters of their crafts pick the five books they could not live without<p>Author Alain de Botton is known for applying philosophical concepts to everyday life; his books include <i>How Proust Can Change Your Life</i> (1997), <i>Status Anxiety</i> (2004) …

Emotional Intelligence

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

27 Brilliant New Books You Need To Read This Winter

Recommended reading from January to March. UK release dates.

If You Want to Get Promoted, Say So

Jason, a general manager at a Fortune 100 company, worked hard. His businesses were thriving and his team liked working for him. Given his successes over the past year, Jason was hopeful that he’d soon be promoted to vice president. His company usually announced VP promotions in September and …

Leadership

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

5 TED Talks to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's a question that can cause an incredible amount of anxiety as the years go by. At what age are you …

You Can Improve Your Default Response to Stress

One morning while anchoring <i>The Early Show</i> in New York, one of my coanchors got mixed up and tossed the show to me five minutes before I was slated to appear for my next segment, which was covering breaking news on political corruption in Washington. The teleprompter was cued to a different story, …

Self-help