Emily Hartsfield

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So You Want to Write a Book? These 7 Authors Will Teach You How to Tell Your Story

Having just finished a new book proposal, the topic of writing is fresh in my mind. I self-published my first book Blissful Business: A Gorgeous Guide to Creating Your Dream Career in Health and Wellness in January 2016. A publisher recently saw my book on Amazon and contacted me to write a …

Writing

Secret Teacher: My pupils' creativity is being crushed by the punctuation police

Children should be dreaming up quirky characters and gripping cliffhangers. Instead they are worrying about semi-colons and the passive voice<p>“Sir, can you read my story?”<p>It’s a request that fills me with dread, because I know what will follow.<p>I will read the story and delight at how well developed …

Creative Writing

The Worst Part Of Schizophrenia Isn’t What You Think It Is

Even after the voices go quiet, people with schizophrenia struggle to focus and think clearly. Can computerized brain training solve a problem that drugs have not?<p><b>Brandon Staglin lost</b> touch with reality in the summer of 1990, after his freshman year of college. His first serious relationship had …

Researchers from Harvard and Bristol found a way to improve a kid’s math skills for only $10 a year

Twenty years of research shows that getting parents involved with their children’s education is one of the most effective ways (pdf) to raise student achievement. Figuring out how to motivate parents to get involved has proven to be a far more complex problem.<p>A huge new study, just completed in …

Education

A Neuroscientist Tackles 'Why Diets Make Us Fat'

When Sandra Aamodt talks about dieting, people listen ... or, they stick their fingers in their ears and go la, la, la. Aamodt's neuroscientific take on why diets backfire is that divisive.<p>Aamodt is a neuroscientist, book author and former editor of a leading brain research journal. She also has …

Weight Loss

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

Mindfulness

Anxiety From Two Perspectives

Six months ago, our world within our family changed overnight it seemed. I have kept this story under wraps since then; not out of shame or embarrassment but simply because the story isn't mine to tell. In fact this story is <i>only</i> being shared today because my daughter asked if she could share it. I, …

Mental Health

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

Related: 50 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Help You Lose Weight<p>“Cauliflower is amazing because it works with almost every diet out there—vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, Paleo—and it’s flavor neutral, so it absorbs the taste of whatever you pair it with,” says Kara Lydon, R.D.<p>Stock up on the fresh stuff (or …

20 Ways to improve your marriage

When talking to your friends about the key to a successful marriage, you may leave the conversation feeling overwhelmed and stressed, more convinced it’s sex, time spent or financial security that holds happy couples together. These issues are important and the couples themselves determine their …

iOS

Here are the winners of the 2016 PEN Literary Awards

Your reading list just got a whole lot longer.<p>On Monday night, PEN America honored incredible new literature at the 2016 PEN Literary Awards …

Foods you must eat to stay happy

OPEN TO OPINION<p>There is a way to cut stress to size through your diet.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 3-minute read | 14-03-2016<p>Kavita Devgan …