Kristi Howard

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Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness.<p>Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, …

Single mom builds a house from the ground up using YouTube tutorials

Your dream home is apparently only a year's worth of physical labor, cost of supplies, and a work crew of children away— if you want it badly …

Tutorials

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Why Cats Knead Their Paws | LoveToKnow

Ever wonder why cats knead with their paws? There's more than one answer to this question.<p>Reasons Why Cats Knead<p>You've probably witnessed the …

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla Announce Huge U.S. Summer Tour

Eighties hair metal titans Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla will unite on a sprawling, nostalgia-packed U.S. tour starting in April.<p>The summertime trek …

A Couple of Adorable River Otters Play Around in the Deep Snow at the Oregon Zoo

While other animals were having their fun, a couple of absolutely adorable river otters at the Oregon Zoo named Tilly and B.C. created their own …

Otters

This Instagram account documents the adorable friendship between a dog and cat

If you need your daily dose of cute, look no further than the Instagram account Baronthegerman, which documents the adorable friendship of Baron the …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

It Is Finished

It is Friday, April 3, A.D. 33. It is the darkest day in human history, though most humans have no clue of this. In Rome, Tiberius attends to the …

10 Sure Signs You Have a Religious Spirit

In this article I am using the term "religion" to refer to man-made effort that utilizes works to please God. It is very easy to mistake being …

A New Convert's Guide To Understanding Christian Code Words

Congratulations on getting saved! Now that you’re a Christian, there are a few things you really should know. First, you must listen to the songs …

How to Revive Your Prayer Life

Jesus said in Matthew 21:13, "My house will be called a house of prayer." Today, it seems like the church is anything but a house of prayer.<p>We have …

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'Awww, you're such a cutie' - why we use baby language on dogs

Humans have a very special way of talking to babies - and they also use it on dogs. According to a new study, puppies are subjected to especially …

How Women Undermine Themselves With Words

Tara Mohr’s first piece for goop—Why Women Criticize Each Other—resonated deeply, explaining not only why we sometimes rush to judge each other, but …

Great sexpectations: How to have a good sex life in long-term relationships

The secret to a long and happy sex life within a relationship is to have reasonable “sexpectations” and understand the hard work and effort that goes …

7 facts about relationships everyone should know before getting married

As the New York Times concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."<p><i>Drake Baer contributed to this story.</i>

Divorce

Media Then and Now

Even after the election the mainstream media continues its assault on Donald Trump. Behavior considered un-American during the Obama presidency. By …

Your intuition is more powerful than your intellect, and just as easily expanded

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> <i>LinkedIn</i><i>.</i> <i>Follow the author here.</i><p>Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we’ve been giving intuition far too little respect.<p>Intuition will …

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Cat named Pretty Boy is a caring midwife for a lucky, pregnant goat

A cat named Pretty Boy has taken a special liking to a pregnant goat named Copper in West Virginia.<p>According to the cat rescue group Operation Fancy …

Midwifery

20 brilliant ideas to help keep your home organised

Getting your home running like a well-oiled machine can seem like an impossible mission only Tom Cruise and his crack team could complete. …

Cat loses its mind when owner tries to bring a cat statue in the house

Home decoration has never looked so much like betrayal.<p>After purchasing a porcelain cat statue (as one does), cat owner David Dominguez tried …

Pets

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

13 Ways to Ensure Your Interior Design (and Relationship) Survive Moving In Together

Moving in with a significant other can be simultaneously thrilling and daunting. Once the joy of getting to spend every waking (and sleeping) moment with your loved one wears off, you feel the reality that you're going to have to find a harmonious way to combine your belongings and design styles. …

Watch Billy Joel Rank His Five Favorite Songs on ‘Colbert’

Billy Joel ranked his top five Billy Joel songs in a lengthy interview with <i>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</i> on Monday.<p>The legendary …

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

It takes only one bad habit to keep you stuck.<p>No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad …