Kate McInroy

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How to start a side business without quitting your current job

Not all entrepreneurs started out their businesses fresh from college – or quit halfway through.<p>Most entrepreneurs already had careers before they decided to go it alone. But making the jump can be terrifying, especially if you have overheads to pay. That’s why a growing number of people are …

Why good relationships suddenly go bad

If you prefer to listen, this post is also available on iTunes and Soundcloud.<p>How good relationships turn into bad relationships, seemingly out of …

Four Ways Long-Term Travel Could Change Your Life

Candace Rardon spent years circling the globe. Here she shares four ways long-term travel transformed her for the better.<p>On a cool spring evening, weeks before I was to receive my college diploma, I ran into two old friends at a pre-graduation party.<p>While I was excited to catch up with them, our …

Travel

These Two Pre-Teen Girls Doing Hip Hop Is A Damn Work Of Art

Two hours of choreo and then they SLAY.<p>Here are two more shot by Tim Milgram: Missy Elliott's "WTF" and Beyoncé's "Formation."

Tweens

8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

Motivation

Be Yourself: How to Succeed in Life & Work.

<i>“Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde</i><p>For better or for worse, we have no choice other than to be ourselves, so I ‘d like to explore …

The Art Of Mindfulness: 13 Motivational Habits We Must Develop

Mindfulness is all about living in the moment without worrying about things that happened in the past or things that are going to occur in the …

Daily Meditation: Carefree Heart

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by 19th century Irish author Oscar Wilde. "Les Silhouettes" is a …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

24 Festivals And Retreats To Revitalize Your Soul In 2016

Treat yourself to a rejuvenating retreat this year.<p>As the new year stretches out before us, it's the perfect time to start setting intentions. Among them should be a renewed commitment to self-expression and healing -- and there's no better way to do that than in a community of like-minded …

Festivals

Here’s How Giving Up Facebook Could Make You Happier

Our Facebook feeds are filled with happy posts and smiling faces, from vacation photos to engagement announcements to news of a promotion. But does …

How Money Does, Indeed, Buy Happiness

It turns out that when we spend money on other people, our level of happiness goes up measurably more than when we spend the same money on ourselves. And Tony Robbins advocates that no matter how busy or broke you may be, you have something to offer others.<p>At the beginning of the year, a friend and …

Top 10 Unpopular Strategies to Boost Happiness

When it comes to boosting well-being, researchers in positive psychology and related fields have plenty to say. Some exercises get all the attention …

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

How to Listen to Your Intuition When Life Becomes Demanding

Morning Alarm. Snooze. Wake up. Grab a coffee. Go to work. Pay your bills. Strive to get the pay raise you need. Do what is of expected of you. Work longer hours. Carve time out for family, friends, relationships and personal obligations.<p>Sound like your life? This is the average routine of many …

7 lies you tell yourself that could impact your success

Some of the lies are harmless, but others hold us back. Those lies manifest themselves in little habits and patterns for problem solving and getting work accomplished that only seem to be effective.<p>Give yourself a chance to rethink the things you 'know to be true' to help you move forward in a more …

Entrepreneurship

17 quotes that take you inside the mind of billionaire investor Mark Cuban

He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoo for almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for himself. Weeks later, the market crashed.<p>Since …

6 Arguments All Couples Have Before They Divorce

And how to avoid having them yourself.<p>No two divorces are alike -- but the arguments that lead couples to divorce tend to be, experts say.<p>Below, marriage therapists share six arguments couples on the verge of divorce usually get into before calling it quits -- plus, their best advice for avoiding …

Marriage Counseling

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Most couples come to see me to learn better communication skills, or at least that's what they say in the first session. But what gets described as communication problems are usually, in fact, listening problems. Truth is, we're not very good listeners; we don't know (and are not taught) how to …

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Dessert

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

Microbiology

Getty Awards $10,000 Grants to 5 Photographers

The winners of the 2015 Getty Grants for Editorial Photography are Souvid Datta, Salvatore Esposito, Javier Arcenillas, Mojgan Ghanbari and Matt …

Overcoming Fear: A How-To.

Many times, as we wander down a path, our mind takes us on a separate journey; we may want to look into the trees and find that bird which chirps at …

12 Commandments for a Happy Life and Soul

<b>1. Choose happiness. Radiate it.</b><p>Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy -- for your own wellbeing and fulfillment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire …

Ascension waves

Raising your vibration<p>We are without a doubt living in one of the most potent times in the history of this human experience on earth. Everyone is …

Jyotish Horoscopes for the Waxing Moon Cycle. {August 14th to 29th}

<i>Editor’s note: Astrology isn’t a religion. We’re not sure it’s a science, either. It’s magic, maybe. But, as with feng shui, say, things affect</i> …

5 Dark Drug Metaphors You Missed In Disney's Mary Poppins

It's no secret that <i>Mary Poppins</i> is kind of a wacked-out acid trip of a movie. The characters leap into paintings and chase penguins around, and …

7 Insane Obituaries You Won't Believe Are About Real People

Having never died, I can't say for sure if there are any upsides to the whole experience. But from the outside looking in, it seems like it probably …

National Parks