Kara McCain

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How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

Retirement

7 Ways to Harness the Power of Habit

So much of our lives are lived on autopilot. We go about each day pretty much the same way we lived the previous day, and likely how will live …

Rhode Island

How One Simple Change Can Make You A Better Listener

It sounds easy, but it’s surprisingly hard for most of us: To become a better listener, stop focusing on what you’ll say next.<p>Next time you’re at a meeting when you are not a central participant, take a couple of minutes and watch some of the other people at the table. Most of them won’t even look …

Communicate

10 Floating Homes Of The Future

Life at sea—it sounds far away, like a distant lifestyle reserved for Navy seamen, ocean trawlers and submarine captains. But as shorelines recede, populations grow and property-ownership ideas evolve, designers and architects are prompted to re-think how—and where—we live. Many look to the …

9 Simple Ways to Develop a Good Attitude | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose</i> …

Happiness

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life | Inc.com

What does it take to be successful in life? There's no simple answer, but history has shown that there are practices that can maximize your chances of a productive, happy life.<p>Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be …

Self-improvement

This Is An Ideal Resume For A Mid-Level Employee

Having a ton of experience under your belt doesn't necessarily mean you have an "impressive" resume.<p>"You can have all the experience in the world — but if your resume doesn't stand out, if you don't present that information in a well-organized manner, or if it doesn't tell your story, nobody will …

Employment

5 Ways to Remind Yourself How Powerful You Really Are

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You, yes you, are far greater than any problem or disappointment that may be present in your life.<p>I don’t care who you are or what you have accomplished, we all go through disappointments in life and struggle from time to time with coming …

Motivation

What's Your Productivity Style? | Inc.com

Everyone loves a quiz. Who hasn't enjoyed spending five minutes with a glossy magazine and learning the identity of your spirit animal or your preference in love language? But can a short, fun questionnaire go beyond passing the time on your commute or offering a few giggles and actually help you …

Productivity
Self-help
Self-help

'When Blake began wetting the bed, I Googled his symptoms. But our GP knew straight away.'

It was just a week before Christmas when accountant and mum-of-two Kate had her world turned upside-down by a visit to the doctors.<p>“My seven-year-old …

How your Personality Type Can Affect your Mental Health

Have you ever been called a ‘worry wart’ or an ‘overachiever’? Many of us are built with character traits that can lead us inward focused. We have …

Mental Health

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness
Healthy Living

3 Things Kids Do That Can Lead to Self-Love & Happiness

<b>“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” ~Jean</b> …

Relationships