Jennifer Smith

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7 Easy Steps To Decluttering -- And Profiting From It

As you start the new year, you’re probably making resolutions <b></b>and other plans for your fresh, clean slate.<p>What if you challenged yourself to make 2014 your best year yet? As outlined in these seven steps to living your dream life, this is just what Betsy and Warren Talbot did when, in 2008, they …

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Shane Snow finished Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2010, he had no interest in getting a job in a newsroom. “I became a freelancer by choice,” says Snow, 29. Having paid his way through college doing everything …

Want to Make a Successful YouTube Video? Read This.

Successful YouTube videos can be as different as oil and water. But those aimed at a small-business audience have some similar traits that can help you communicate your message to your customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R.</i> …

Small Business

An open letter to marketers on the brave new landscape of digital content

Dear holders of the purse strings (HOPS),<p>I think we can all admit that these are interesting times. A few examples:<p>Combined with evidence of …

Mad Men

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Incredibly Intricate Ink Illustrations by Alex Konahin

Alex Konahin is a Latvian artist that uses fineliners, dip pens and India ink to create incredibly intricate and ornate illustrations. Most artworks …

The Unexpected Way Exercise Can Jumpstart Your Career

Photographed by Molly Cranna.<p>Okay, we know you've heard this before, but exercise is pretty great. It's good for your mental and emotional health, …

I think this page looks better on its own.

Hi there! This is a personal, writing and art blog. Art journalling, short creative writing, anxiety, polyamory, paganism, photography. If I post a …

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Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coffee and chocolate are a great combination, and small amounts of coffee appear in recipes for all kinds of chocolate desserts. Coffee is used to …

TV Segment: Dress Yourself Skinny with Dresses

This TV segment aired on Great Day Houston on KHOU Channel 11 on May 8, 2013. Thank you Dillard’s for providing the location for the shoot and all …

11 Fashion Tips to Flatter Any Body Type

Easy ways to enhance your figure, whether you're curvy, petite, or boyish.<p>Whether you're curvy, boyish, petite, or full-figured, these tricks will help you look your best both at the office and when stepping out for the evening.

How to Dress for the Pear-Shaped Body

<b>Go for clean, tailored lines on the bottom.</b> Whatever you wear on the bottom should always be more tailored, such as flat front pants. With skirts, …

Clothing

Battling Mental Illness With Food

I think it is important to acknowledge that depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and all mental health illnesses for that matter come in many …

Jalapeño Quesadillas

Warning: This is a ridonkulously simple recipe. If you’re looking for complicated cooking today…you’ve come to the wrong place, baby!<p>I’ve more than …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

The Surprising Secret To Getting Your Emails Read

Do you feel like you send your emails into a black hole? Let’s get to the point: You need to start with the conclusion.<p>“Vagueness is the opposite of useful,” Geoffrey James writes for <i>Inc</i>. “The clearer the goal, the more convincing your e-mail will be.”<p>That’s why, James says, you need to ask …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend, No Matter How Busy You Are

My friends have been my support system, therapists, sounding boards, cheering team and sisters for life. I don't know what I would do without these women who have made my life immeasurably better.<p>Check out this excerpt from my book, <i>One Hot Mama: The Guide to Getting Your Mind and Body Back After</i> …

Relationships

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Learning to Enjoy the Process and Stop Worrying About the Outcome

<b>“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you” ~John De Paula</b><p>Remember the Tasmanian Devil?<p>That crazed Loony Tunes cartoon …

How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To

If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it...but we don't. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to …

Fitness Technology