Kevin Bertalotto

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These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

mashed potatoes

The kitten meditation video you need to help you keep your election chill

As the U.S. presidential draws ever nearer, tension is officially running high. But, with only one more day to go, the world needs some calm before …

How the government lost its case against the Oregon occupiers

What happened at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year was no whodunit.<p>Many of the men and women in the 41-day protest in rural Oregon were filmed and photographed taking over and occupying the facility. Some were even captured there. Some had guns.<p>At trial in federal court in …

Forests

A Look into Chile’s innovative startup government

Conrad Egusa Contributor<p>Conrad Egusa is the CEO of Publicize.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center<br>• Brazil: A look into Latin America’s largest startup ecosystem<p>Victoria O'Shee Contributor<p>Victoria O'Shee is an entrepreneur from Argentina and is a …

5 Powerful Leadership Lessons to Live By

Today's top leaders embrace being human--and so should you.<p>This might sound weird, but I've spent thirteen years of my life actively looking at stock photos and they constantly remind me of how the ideal of business leadership has positively evolved.<p>When you're a marketer, spending an absurd amount …

Praying the Jesus Prayer: Mercy with every breath

How a simple, timeless petition lets us truly “pray without ceasing”<p>37) Learn the Jesus Prayer and use it. —56 Ways to Be Merciful During the Jubilee …

Prayer

The 10 Secrets of Happiness From the Happiest Country In the World

There's a country where they're not just happy, but they know how to be happy. These are the secrets.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You think about happiness a lot, don't you?<p>You think about it all the time.<p>You think about it …

10 Proven Ways to Clear Your Mind of Stress

Mind

Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Mindfulness

7 Habits You Should Add to Your Morning Routine

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least, that’s what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that “morning people …

These Yoga, Exercise, and Meditation Apps Can Help You Shake That Stress

Americans, as many will admit, are perpetually overworked and invariably sedentary. Despite the endless options for getting in shape—gym memberships, …

Apps

TouchTime Reports On How You Spend/Waste Your Time

With only 24 hours in the day, which for most isn’t enough or sometimes feels like far too much, it’s important to balance our time and TouchTime is …

5 Things You Can Do At Home To Improve Your Life At Work

Don’t underestimate the power of small things done at home to impact success on the job.<p>We all want to find happiness at work and at home, but 24% of U.S. employees say the balancing act is getting tougher to manage, according to a study by Ernst & Young (EY). That’s because work is spilling into …

10 Proven Ways To Help Stop Negative Thinking

“I’m not going to get it right;” “everything always goes wrong” “I always have such bad luck…” Happiness can be elusive with this kind of negative …

Happiness

Don't Just Talk About Mindfulness—Embody It

​This post was submitted by a member of our community. Want to contribute? Click here.When someone stops you on the street or in the office to say …

Mindfulness

5 simple habits that will make you a more positive person

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

11 habits that ruins your sleep plus how to fix them

11 habits that ruins your sleep plus how to fix them<p>Knowing what it feels like not to get enough sleep. And the scary thing is that the effects are …

15 Daily Habits That Will Help You Get a Raise

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the cost of living rises, your current salary will seem to shrink, especially if you’re forced to go several years without a bump in pay. Businesses can go through economic slumps and if that’s the reason for your salary stagnation, …

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

A Harvard psychologist says too many people think about happiness all wrong

Generally speaking, trying hard is a great way to achieve most of what you want in life.<p>Put in more effort at work and your prospects for a promotion will almost definitely improve — at least more than they would if you simply accepted the status quo of being a slacker.<p>Date a lot of people and …

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months, and now I can't imagine my life without it

Ever since I decided to try out the guided-meditation app Headspace last December after hearing about it on Tim Ferriss' podcast, I've been much more aware of my thoughts and emotions, and with a few exceptions (including a rough day at the airport) I've been much calmer and more collected in times …

Meditation

3 Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Daily Schedule

There’s no shortage of advice available to people looking to improve productivity. Unfortunately, most of this advice is based on nothing more than …

How to Deepen Your Meditation Practice with the Seven Spiritual Laws

Meditation is one of the most reliable tools to manage stress, improve relationships, fulfill your desires, and connect with your Spirit. Although …

Spirituality

The Most Overlooked Habits of Great Leaders

<i>There are a few habits that are frequently overlooked but that can make a difference between a good leader and a great one.</i> All leaders want to do …

Leadership

How I Used Meditation to Turn My Life Around

My career was in a shambles. I was a wreck. I had been going through infertility treatments for years, hoping for the elusive ‘two lines’ on my home …

A Guide To Daily Mindfulness

When you find yourself feeling totally stressed out -- whether you are home, at the office, or on a train -- take time to stop, breathe, and ground …

Mindfulness

10 Olympic athletes' daily habits that could make you more successful

As morning people who appreciate routine even while we try to embrace some spontaneity, we're admittedly fascinated by the drive, dedication, and self-discipline embodied by Olympic athletes.<p>Following a rigid diet that involves counting protein grams and being mindful of carbohydrates isn't at the …