Ellie Fisher

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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>7 min read<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 …

Business Strategy

Your Gut Bacteria May Determine How Much Weight You Can Lose

Different gut bacteria may affect differently the way energy is metabolized from foods.<br>Read More

8 Ways to Change Your Thinking From Employee to Owner

Even the best employees can struggle to adjust when they become the boss.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges in changing your lifestyle from an employee to an entrepreneur is focusing on maintaining the right ownership elements, …

Small Business

The Steep Price of Not Eating Enough Fruits and Veggies

A new study estimates that Canada wastes 3.3 billion $CAN yearly because its citizens don't eat enough fruit and veggies. Just imagine what that sum would be for the US<p>Super Bowl LI featured some great ads, quite a few of them for food. Who's advertising? McDonald's, KFC, Snickers, Skittles, and …

Chronic Disease

What the ancient Greeks can teach us about herbs

At a point in the 9th century, someone noticed a problem with all those ancient handwritten texts: The scribes had left their Caps Lock on.<p>Every character had been rendered in uppercase, or, in the terminology of philologists, majuscule. Suddenly, people who could read found this EXTREMELY ANNOYING …

7 Ways Essential Oils Can Tackle Common Skin and Hair Problems

We have covered 7 essential oils that will help you build beautiful skin and healthy hairs. Following these tips will give your beauty regime a new …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The best books for summer 2016

From Essex serpents to chimpanzees, political satire to the best new thrillers … leading writers reveal which books they will be taking to the beach<p>I recently reread <b>Anita Brookner</b>’s first novel <i>A Start in Life</i>(Penguin), and it left me thinking that maybe all novelists should be forbidden from …

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Study Skills

100 Must-Read Books About Nature

The following list compiles books that deal with the natural world from many vantage points. I have broken them, loosely, into categories. If you are …

IKEA's Space10 is working on on-site hydroponic farms for restaurants

IKEA and Space10 are teaming up to explore the future of food. Food supply issues are one of the major threats facing the world, and since IKEA is …

Mediterranean diet study: High fat, but no weight gain

In the same week that the government announced that 40 percent of American women are obese, a major study has found that the popular Mediterranean diet does not cause people to gain weight.<p>The study, by Spanish scientists who followed more than 7,000 overweight adults aged 55 to 80, reinforces …

A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables

On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big …

13 Waterfalls You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required

If there's a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, then there should be a waterfall at the end of every hike. Why? Well, along with the chance to take in a majestic natural landscape, the rush of all that water may give your brain a biochemical boost. According to the Center for Applied …

Alamere Falls | Point Reyes National Seashore Association

The hike to Alamere Falls in Point Reyes National Seashore is one of the best Bay Area gems and a landmark for any park enthusiast. It's almost a …

The Beauty Vitamin Cheat Sheet

Navigating the supplement aisle and cracking the code of which vitamin does what for your hair, skin and nails can be overwhelming, so we tapped beauty and health expert Tracy Piper of The Piper Center to take the guesswork out of it and give us the ultimate cheat sheet.<p>Vitamins are essential for …

This French Girl Makeup Trick From Backstage Will Transform Your Skin

Is there anyone more synonymous with Parisian cool than Isabel Marant? (And by the way, that’s a rhetorical question.) At yesterday’s Fall 2016 runway show, the designer’s gang of bodacious tomboys took a headlong dive into joyful ’80s club-kid signatures like PVC pants, animal-print buckle boots, …

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal …

Workouts

Try This 6-Move Winter Workout From Ellie Goulding's Trainer

Conquer the mid-January workout slump.<p>We first discovered SBC, London's super exclusive, invite-only fitness community led by Russ Bateman, while staringgawking at Suki Waterhouse's intense rope training Instagrams. Watch more videos on SBC's popular Instagram page and you'll see more of its A-list …

COP21: Beginner's guide to the UN Paris climate summit

What is the climate conference for?<p>In short, the world's governments have already committed to curbing human activities such as burning fossil fuels that release the gases that interfere with the climate.<p>But that isn't problem solved.<p>The difficulty comes when you try to get 195 countries to agree …

750 Years in Paris Illustrates the Historical Transformation of the City

French illustrator Vincent Mah <b></b>has long been fascinated by the narratives that cities and their architecture offer to the observer, providing glimpses into our history. Walking through the streets of Paris, Mah began to develop the idea of creating a book that relied on imagery alone to tell the …

The Trading Opportunity Of The Decade -- Greek Stocks

<i>Disclosure: I own shares of GREK and HLTOY</i><p>Talking up Greek stocks sounds like a joke these days.<p>The Athens Exchange has been trading in multi-year lows; the Greek economy is hanging by the rope of capital controls; property values continue to plunge; and the political system is in chaos.<p>But markets …

Europe

How to green your home - without wasting money

Will solar panels really cut your fuel bills? Jeff Howell has the answers - and they may surprise you<p>Everybody wants to cut their fuel bills, and many people are concerned about “saving the planet” by reducing their use of fossil fuels. So what are best ways of achieving these aims?<p>Read: a Green …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

‘Seeds of Time’ to hit theaters in May

A new documentary film tracks the history and mission of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault – sometimes called the Doomsday Vault – and its founder Cary …