Emily Lawrence

56 Flips | 11 Magazines | 21 Likes | 4 Followers | @EmilyLawren6dc4 | Keep up with Emily Lawrence on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Emily Lawrence”

5 Roth IRA investing tips that could earn you thousands

The Roth IRA hasn't been around as long as its traditional IRA counterpart, but the tax-free nature of the Roth in retirement opens up some unique opportunities for those willing to add them to their overall retirement savings arsenal. In general, because you don't have to worry about paying taxes …

Mindfulness May Be the Secret to Staying Healthy

Mindfulness is the act of paying attention – in an intentional and nonjudgmental way – to your own thoughts and feelings. Being more aware of your …

Mindfulness

One parent behavior may affect kids of divorce more than divorce itself

Danny Moloshok/Reuters<p>It's a common assumption that children of divorce are more likely to get divorced themselves.<p>For the most part, that's what …

11 Truths to Beat Exhaustion & Plug Back In.

<i>“I feel like a slug.” “My life is one thing after another.” “I’m too tired to care.” “Is this all there is?”</i><p>Up until a few years ago this used to be …

Charming Illustrations Fuse Nature with Quotes to Inspire Creativity in Our Own Lives

Illustrator Katie Daisy was raised among the wildflowers and grew up with a deep appreciation for the natural world. This love for warm breezes, feathered friends, and green meadows has stayed with her into adulthood, and she infuses the same liveliness and vibrant colors into everything she …

Creativity

How happy we are in love depends directly on our dating pool

You might like to believe that happiness with your partner depends on falling in love, whether you’re soulmates, and general compatibility. But a study published in Evolution & Human Behavior earlier this month takes a more coldly practical approach.<p>Finding a suitable partner tends to be the result …

How to Become Impossible to Ignore

Be Impossible to Ignore“Memory matters because it influences action.” -Carmen Simon <i>How do you stay on people’s minds?</i><i>How do you craft your message in</i> …

7 Qualities You Should Never Settle On In A Relationship

Settle for where you go to dinner tonight, not your relationship.<p>You can settle on plenty of things in life: Where to have dinner for your mom's birthday, for instance, or booking the less expensive, but just as nice resort for your next vacation.<p>One thing you should never settle on? Your …

Sherman Oaks

Apple iPhone Connected Us To Each Other, The Apple Watch Connects Us To Ourselves

Recently, principal analyst Patrick Moorhead and I had the opportunity to visit one of Apple's labs for studying human movement and activity. The investment into broadening the Apple Watch’s measurement abilities is nothing short of extraordinary. Near Apple’s campus in Cupertino, CA, is a …

The Magic of Motivating Employees

I was facilitating a leadership program in Ohio. A manager in the back row raised his hand and said "I have a question I can't figure out. How do I motivate my people? They don't do what I tell them to do. " I get this question all the time, it is the number one question I get as I travel around …

Team Building

Why Happiness Might Mean Letting Go of the Life We Imagined

<b>“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.” ~Mandy Hale</b><p>As a child, …

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids

Raising happy and successful kids is hard enough. Teenagers? That's a whole different story.<p>I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. …

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

7 reasons your financial life is a mess

Are you struggling to get a hold on your finances? See how to fix some common pitfalls.<p>While there are some who breathe the rarified air of having …

This is how to diversify your investments as hedge funds do

When you hear about George Soros or other hedge fund managers placing bets against a country’s currency and making a lot of money, do you get jealous?<p>…

20 Tricks for Getting Rich

It's okay to take strategic risks, but try to eliminate unnecessary spending.<p>When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: …

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Agree—This Factor Was Most Important for their Success

Focus is one of the most important traits of successful people.<p>Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates have all attributed their success to one …

An analyst figured out how to get around the biggest problem with online dating — and meet the dates she actually wanted

On one date, the guy ordered the most expensive menu items at a restaurant then left her with the bill, Webb describes in her book, "Data: A Love Story." Webb also talks about her experiences in a TED talk.<p>One of the problems Webb found with online dating was that she and her matches weren't …

Relationships

9 sites that would make our dating lives easier

Googling your date — and finding only their marathon times and real estate records — is so 2009. Here are nine other websites that would be helpful in the dating world.<p>Want to know if she actually reads in between Facebooking? Check. Want to know who’s a closet racist? Check. Listen up, Silicon …

How a Kiddie Roth IRA Can Double Your Child's Retirement Savings

A new Roth IRA may eventually turn your kid into a millionnaire.<p>One of the most valuable gifts a parent can offer their children is a head start in …

Why Being ‘Fat but Fit’ Is Worse Than Not Exercising At All

Your bulging gut might be putting your life at risk—regardless of how many miles you can run<p>Carry a few too many extra pounds around your middle, and all the burpees and bike rides might not be enough to save you: It’s more dangerous to be obese than it is to be inactive, a new study from Sweden …

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

How to Get Your Team to Coach Each Other

No one grows as a leader without the support of other people. Effective peer-to-peer coaching can offer the encouragement people need to overcome the fear of starting something new. Peer coaches, like professional coaches, can also hold their “clients” accountable for moving in a new …

12 Expert Nail Polish Hacks to Step Up Your DIY Manicure Game

Anyone who says they've never struggled through an at-home manicure is lying. (Let's be real: painting with your nondominant hand is basically torture.) While it's nice to pamper yourself to a professionally done set on the regular, not everyone has the time—or the disposable income—to make it to …

Netflix hack: How to unlock hidden movies and TV shows using secret codes

Netflix is loaded with movies, TV shows and documentaries but did you know there's a stash more content hidden away that you can easily unlock if you …

Peach is the New iPhone App People Are Obsessed With

Sorry Vine, Periscope, and every other app that was once "hot." Peach is the new kid on the block and it's garnering some major media buzz.<p>So what is Peach? It's a social media messaging app for iOS that lets people share GIFs, videos, photos, locations and other data with friends, all by simply …

The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

Self-improvement

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman<p>Lauren Fleishman

Inflammation Increases Depression: Here's What to Do

“In the health area of psychology at Rice, we’re very focused on the intersection of health behavior, psychology and medicine,” said assistant …